Tags Health and Medical

Tag: Health and Medical News - Page 2

Leading Experts in Cancer Research Nabeel El-Bardeesy and Razelle Kurzrock Join NED Biosystems’ Scientific Advisory Board

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NED Biosystems, an innovative clinical-stage biotech company developing oral therapies for cancer and novel coronavirus, is pleased to announce that Nabeel El-Bardeesy, PhD and Razelle Kurzrock, MD have joined the Company's Scientific Advisory Board.

Dr. Jennifer Muir Joins The Spodak Dental Group Team

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Sept. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Jennifer Muir, a 12-year veteran in the dental field, joins the prestigious team of general and specialty dentists at the Spodak Dental Group. A highly-skilled and dedicated general dentist with extensive knowledge in cosmetic dentistry, Dr. Muir focuses on providing exceptional patient care, which makes her a perfect fit for the Spodak team.

Spodak Dental Group Celebrates National Gum Care Month with Complimentary LANAP® Consultations

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Aug. 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- September is National Gum Care Month and, in an effort to help local community members diagnose and treat their gum disease, Dr. Tiffany Dudley and Spodak Dental Group are offering complimentary virtual LANAP (laser assisted new attachment procedure) consultations.

Team Vienna 4 SUDC Awareness and The SUDC Coalition lead charge in SUDC medical education

RED BANK, N.J., Aug. 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In 2017, healthy Vienna Carly Savino tragically died at two and a half years of age. Her death was categorized as Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC). As a result, Dr. Denise Wunderler, DO, FAOASM, Vienna's mother, founded Team Vienna 4 SUDC Awareness and co-founded the SUDC Coalition.

Car Seat Cover Solves Mobility Problem for Physician with Spastic Paraplegia

TOWSON, Md., Aug. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Malin Dollinger, M.D., an internist and oncologist with hereditary spastic paraplegia, was so pleased with the Ruby Slipper Car Seat Cover that he wrote an unsolicited review and recommendation in the summer 2019 edition of the Spastic Paraplegia Foundation's newsletter.

Colorado’s Doctors of Optometry Offer 5 Ways to Prepare for School in a Pandemic

DENVER, Colo., Aug. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The 2020-2021 school year is starting with a baseline of caution, anxiety and an ever-changing game plan during a global pandemic. Local doctors of optometry have teamed up with the Colorado Optometric Association and 2020 Eyes Colorado to compile a unique list of five areas to consider as families near the start of school.

C Diff Foundation Hosts 4th Annual Global C. diff. Awareness 2K Virtual Walks

TEANECK, N.J., Aug. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C Diff Foundation announced today that registration is open for the 4th Annual Global C. diff. Awareness 2K Virtual Walks. This year's annual events will take place online and will be recorded at the Morris A. Votee Park, Teaneck, NJ, Charlestown Township Park, Phoenixville, PA, Sims Park, New Port Richey, FL on Saturday, September 12, 2020 from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. ET.

hampr Announces Last-Mile Delivery Healthcare Division, Presto Health

LAFAYETTE, La., Aug. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- hampr, a Lafayette, Louisiana-based start-up, announced a newly created healthcare division, Presto Health, today. Presto Health is a last-mile delivery platform built specifically for a variety of use cases in healthcare and will launch starting with prescription delivery.
Disinpro ThermoDispenser

Screening and Protecting Students, Guests, Customers Without Close Contact, Continues to Be Challenge, says Disinpro Corp.

FULLERTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Solving the problem of screening for elevated temperatures, without the close contact of a walk-up thermometer to the forehead, desperately needed a safer, more socially distant option. Introducing the Disinpro ThermoDispenser.

Montclair Speech Therapy Expands Practice to New Facility to Better Service Its Patients’ Needs

CALDWELL, N.J., Aug. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Montclair Speech Therapy, Northern New Jersey's premier private speech and occupational therapy practice for infants, toddlers, children, teenagers, and adults with speech, feeding, swallowing, and language disorders, announced today the expansion of their practice with an additional facility at 307 Bloomfield Avenue.

US Pharmaceutical Corporation® Introduces Patented Hylafem® pH Vaginal Suppositories Consisting of Boric Acid in a Probiotic Blend

DECATUR, Ga., Aug. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- US Pharmaceutical Corporation, the probiotic and nutritional supplement company, launches Hylafem pH vaginal suppositories, a unique, patented, homeopathic suppository product which efficaciously tackles recurring women's vaginal health issues.

Health and Fitness Coach Marci Kenon Expands PLAN to Prevent Diabetes in New York’s Underserved Communities

HARLEM, N.Y., Aug. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When the pandemic hit, certified lifestyle coach Marci Kenon was knee deep in serving her Harlem community, specifically targeting the marginalized and underserved sectors. As the founder of Preventive Lifestyle Assistance Network (PLAN), her agency, launched last year, focuses exclusively on providing the National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP).

Spodak Dental Group Offers Summer Smile Special: Invisalign For $0 Down

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Aug. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While many people enjoy traveling or relaxing during the summer months, the Spodak Dental Group team encourages those who wish to improve their smile and their confidence to do exactly that. The summer months are a great time to invest in one's smile, and in an effort to help community members achieve their smile goals.

Charleston Oral and Facial Surgery Celebrates 15 Years of Making Lowcountry Residents Smile

CHARLESTON, S.C., Aug. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- August 2020 marks the fifteenth anniversary of Charleston Oral and Facial Surgery as a cornerstone in the Lowcountry community. The oral surgery practice was founded with a commitment to making the highest levels of patient care accessible and convenient.

National Online Speech Therapy Company Partners with Ignyte Healthcare Strategies to Increase Consumer Access to Telehealth Services

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., July 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Great Speech, Inc., a pioneer in the online speech therapy space, has partnered with Ignyte Healthcare Strategies LLC to increase consumer access to much-needed virtual speech therapy services.
Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda

Healthcare Career Pathways Collaborative Program Honors Third Cohort Graduates, Certified Nursing Assistants

PLEASANT HILL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Healthcare Career Pathways, a collaborative educational program created by Mt. Diablo Adult Education; Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda; and Opportunity Junction, is proud to announce the graduation of its third cohort of Certified Nursing Assistants.
SecuGen Corporation

Simprints Launches Second-Generation of their SecuGen Based Fingerprint Scanner, Vero 2.0

SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Simprints, a Cambridge, UK-based biometrics company, develops Vero 2.0,​ an evolution of their original Vero scanner, based on SecuGen's fingerprint module, to improve the distribution of healthcare, microfinance, and aid to the poor around the world.

Zeblok Computational Announces Partnership with Laufer Center and CEWIT – COVID-19 Drug Discovery

STONY BROOK, N.Y., July 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESSN NEWSWIRE) -- Zeblok Computational is contributing to the efforts of two groups of researchers at The Laufer Center for Physical and Quantitative Biology, for COVID-19 drug discovery by providing Zeblok's secure, scalable Supercomputing-as-a-Service platform, employing 128 GPUs from the CEWIT SMART GPU Cluster.

Burning Tree Programs Help to Reopen All-Women Facility that Treats Trauma and Addiction in Tandem

DALLAS, Texas, July 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Burning Tree Programs recently helped to re-open a Fredericksburg, Texas, women-only drug and alcohol rehab that closed in January of 2020 - Awakenings Hill Country. Today, it's been renamed the Fullbrook Center and is now part of Burning Tree Programs' effort to ensure ethical treatment that's run by families and not driven by private equity interest.
Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda

Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda Announces Launch of Friendly Visiting & Telephone Reassurance Initiative

PLEASANT HILL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano, and Alameda today announces the launch of the Friendly Visiting and Telephone Reassurance Program in Solano County funded by the Napa Solano Area Agency on Aging. This new initiative is designed to provide and maintain individual connection with homebound seniors and prevent isolation, a precursor to abuse.

#SmilesforBostonHeroes to Award $20,000 Complete Smile Makeover

WALTHAM, Mass., July 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The everyday heroes who help us keep smiling deserve the same in return, so Aesthetic Smile Reconstruction is happy to announce "Smiles for Boston Heroes."

Colorado Optometrists Announce 8 Ways to Protect Your Eyes This Summer

DENVER, Colo., July 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A lot has changed for the summer of 2020, but the Colorado Optometric Association and 2020 Eyes Colorado wants everyone to know that summer eye health is still important. Colorado's sunlight is roughly 20% brighter than at sea level and is even more intense at the top of a mountain as there is less atmosphere at higher elevations to filter out UV rays.

Encounter Telehealth Among 340 Organizations That Sent Letter to Congress Urging Action on Telehealth

OMAHA, Neb., July 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Encounter Telehealth joined 340 organizations in signing a letter urging Congressional leaders to make telehealth flexibilities catalyzed by the COVID-19 pandemic permanent. This multi-stakeholder letter is represented by leaders in a wide range of healthcare industries from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.

The Spiegel Center’s New Mural and Launch of Curbside Botox Provides Their Patients the Same Safe and Beautiful Results

NEWTON, Mass., July 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Spiegel Center plastic surgery office has created an outdoor waiting room as patients are asked to stay longer in their cars prior to doctor visits due to new COVID-19 regulations. An innovative plastic surgeon commissioned a talented local artist, Alicia Silvestri to create an original 100-square-foot mural to be painted in the parking lot for their patients.

Mobility Device Inventor Interviewed on Podcast, Radio and TV

TOWSON, Md., July 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The inventor of the Ruby Slipper Car Seat Cover, Katherine Miles, was interviewed recently on the Happy Healthy Caregiver podcast, where she shared her experience as a caregiver and how that led to the creation of the Ruby Slipper.

Sibi Health launches in Philadelphia, bringing convenience and transparency to healthcare payment by democratizing access

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., July 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sibi Health, an online marketplace for healthcare services, is now available for individuals and businesses in the Philadelphia area. Sibi Health finally brings convenience and transparency to healthcare payment by democratizing access to local providers offering upfront transparent prices for both virtual and in-person care.

Dr. Craig Spodak and Spodak Dental Group Join The Slow Dentistry Movement

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., July 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Craig Spodak and the Spodak Dental Group join the Slow Dentistry Movement with a goal to provide unparalleled patient experience to their growing family of patients. The Slow Dentistry Global Network helps patients locate and partner with dentists who focus on safety and have an ethical foundation, with an overall goal to elevate the dental experience.

Bluffton Resident Gets Something to Smile About

CHARLESTON, S.C., July 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thanks to Charleston Oral and Facial Surgery, one Bluffton resident has something new to smile about. To some, wisdom teeth are a non-factor; to others, they're a nuisance. But to 26-year old Alex Anderson, they were the source of severe pain and necessitated removal.

Lift & Care Systems Provides Resource Sheet for Massachusetts Caregivers

LAKEVILLE, Mass., July 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lift & Care Systems announces the release of the following Resource Sheet for Massachusetts Caregivers. "We tried to gather the best resources for anyone who has a loved one who has suffered from a disability," says Dave Austin, President of Lift & Care Systems.
Heartwood Assisted Living

Heartwood Assisted Living Announces Re-Branding of Website and Service Offerings

PLEASANT HILL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Heartwood has been a long-standing staple for Residential assisted living among San Antonio Locals. With its Mid-Century modern touches and at-home feel, seniors feel as though it's a blast from the past in their day to daycare.

‘Special Twins’ Tour of Duty Makes History

HOWELL, N.J., July 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mid-Atlantic Multi-Specialty Surgical Group, L.L.C. (MAMSURG) is announcing that two of their providers, Vince and Vance Moss, Army Reservists, Colonels, and G.H.O.S.T. surgeons for U.S. Special Operations Command, are returning home from Afghanistan in support of Operation Resolute Support following a unique, unprecedented 6 month tour of duty.
Jorge Quijada, a Bay Area Medical Academy phlebotomy student participated in the COVID testing

Bay Area Medical Academy (BAMA) Students Gain Rare Real-World Experience Testing for COVID-19

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A recent community-led effort to test San Francisco residents for COVID-19, including the unhoused populations in Bayview and Sunnydale/Visitacion Valley gave Bay Area Medical Academy (BAMA) phlebotomy students first-hand experience administering COVID-19 testing to underserved populations.
MAGLITE Movember Survival Flashlight

Maglite and Movember Partner to Shine a Light on Men’s Health Issues

ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Maglite and Movember are partnering to shine a light on men's health and well-being. The Movember Mini Maglite AA PRO LED is available now. Owning one will shine a light on your support of men's health issues and a percentage of the proceeds will go to supporting the causes championed by Movember.

National Online Speech Therapy Company Creates Free Resource Library in Response to Pandemic

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., June 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Great Speech, Inc., an online speech therapy company, saw a spike for service demand when the pandemic hit. Founder and Clinical Director, Avivit Ben-Aharon, MS Ed., MA CCC-SLP, also quickly realized that many consumers who desperately needed services, lacked the financial resources or insurance coverage to pay for online services.
Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda

Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda, Together with Partners, Distributes Free PPE to Facilities in Alameda County

PLEASANT HILL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda today announces the upcoming free drive-through PPE distribution to Alameda County facilities on Friday, June 26, 2020.
Mi Dentista Dental Clinic

Mi Dentista is First Los Angeles Dental Clinic Using Hospital-Type HVAC Systems to Mitigate Diseases Like COVID-19

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mi Dentista Dental Clinic in collaboration with a mechanical engineering firm, HVAC Engineering, has set up the first known dental clinic in Los Angeles that uses Negative Pressure Environments to mitigate diseases like COVID-19, namely the disease associated with the SARS-Cov-2 virus.
FlexCare Digital Health

FlexCare Launches Company Rebranding Strategy to Emphasize Digital Health Solutions

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Exciting things are happening at FlexCare which is why they recently launched a rebranding campaign to help get the word out. As of June 15, the company logo changed slightly to reflect the company's strength, capabilities, growth and emphasis on providing Digital Health solutions to the marketplace.

Colorado Optometrists Announce Tips to Help Avoid Eye Health Challenges from Increased Screen Time During COVID-19 Pandemic

DENVER, Colo., June 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As social distancing becomes a normal way of life during the COVID-19 pandemic many individuals are participating in increased screen time. The Colorado Optometric Association (COA) and the public health campaign 2020 Eyes Colorado, have collected tips from its doctors of optometry on how to keep eyes healthy.

Adelante Healthcare Selects Pedro Cons as New CEO

PHOENIX, Ariz., June 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Adelante Healthcare has announced the appointment of Pedro Cons as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Mr. Cons will join the organization on July 6, 2020. Mr. Cons has worked tirelessly to build relationships with a variety of entities including schools, businesses, other nonprofit organizations.

Unique Car Seat Cover Helps Patients Recover from Loss of Mobility

TOWSON, Md., June 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Katherine Miles, creator of the Ruby Slipper Car Seat Cover, explained why this simple device is a surprisingly effective part of a continuum of care for persons who have suffered a loss of mobility.

Kentucky Nurses Join COVID Relief Efforts in Hard-Hit Florida

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky. and TAMPA, Fla., June 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Owners of a medical aesthetics practice in Northern Kentucky used the temporary shutdown of their business as an opportunity to help with COVID-19 relief efforts. Candace Reusch, BSN, and Jennifer Crane, RN, owners of Zero Gravity Med Spa, are just getting back into the swing of things at their medical aesthetics practice.

LTC NEWS Acquisition Anticipates Growth and Expansion

CHICAGO, Ill., June 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Matt McCann, a nationally-known veteran of the long-term care (LTC) insurance industry, announces the formation of LTC NEWS, LLC after acquiring the online asset - ltcnews.com.

Maryland Officials and Non-Profits Unite to Combat Elder Financial Abuse PROTECT Week 2020 Launches on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

BALTIMORE, Md., June 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Media Advisory -- AARP Maryland announces Press Conference announcing PROTECT Week (Preventing Older Americans From Financial Exploitation) Statewide Public Education Campaign, Monday, June 15, 2020 at 10 a.m. ET.
California Health Coalition Advocacy

Pandemic Shines Light on Need for Civil Liberty Protections: California Org Drafts Bill to Update Health & Safety Code

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In an effort to protect the right to body autonomy, California Health Coalition Advocacy (CHCA) has drafted legislation that would protect the right to refuse a long list of medical and non-medical interventions issued by the California Department of Public Health and Governor Newsom.

Evergreen Medical Acupuncture is now offering its own supplement and herbal products, Dr. Fick’s Functional Farmacy!

EVERGREEN, Colo., June 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Combining the use of Eastern and Western philosophy of Holistic Medicine, Dr. Christina Fick, of Evergreen Medical Acupuncture, has created a carefully selected offering of CGMP (certified good manufacturing practice), and organic certified supplements and herbal products that provide a well-balanced approach to healing.
Elder Justice Lunch and Learn

Supporting Elder Care Workers, Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda Launches ‘Elder Justice Lunch and Learn Series’

PLEASANT HILL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Since the coronavirus pandemic began, it has changed the world, our community, and the elder care industry as we know it. Given the immense impact on seniors and older disabled adults, it is more important than ever to support our elder community care systems. Taking the lead in addressing these issues is Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda with the launch of their 12-month Elder Justice Lunch and Learn Series.

New Book by Shirley Amy BSC – Beating the Enemy: How Vitamin D Could Help Fight COVID-19

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New cutting-edge self-help book, "Beating the Enemy: How Vitamin D Could Help Fight COVID-19" (ISBN: 978-1716882661) just released by Shirley Amy BSC, offers readers a clear understanding of why getting enough vitamin D is so crucial during this pandemic.
The PPE Supply Co.

San Diego-based The PPE Supply Co. distributes medical supplies nationwide to hospitals and government agencies

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A local San Diego company, The PPE Supply Co., plays a significant role in getting hospitals and government agencies the PPE they need. Located in San Marcos, California the company began in an attempt to help during the coronavirus crisis.

Teenager Creates COVID-19 Wristbands to Educate and Raise Awareness

CHICAGO, Ill., May 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What started out as a small family project for three teenagers concerned for their grandparents' safety during quarantine has taken off with the launch of COVID-19 Wristband, LLC. Kenna Royce, 17, and her two younger brothers, Hayden and Colby, launched an innovative effort to help others communicate and encourage safe social distancing practices during the pandemic.
Tapcheck

HealthCare Synergy and Tapcheck Partner to Better Serve Home Health Community Workers

TARZANA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Employee recruitment and retention continue to be top-of-mind human resource concerns for businesses around the country. That's why financial solutions company such as Tapcheck are partnering with companies to provide flexible solutions for employees.

FEATURED STORIES