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Across Healthcare announces the eDocSS app, an EHR integrated application that allows surgeons and institutions to comply with new Commission on...

CARROLTON, Ga., March 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Across Healthcare announces the eDocSS app, an EHR integrated application that allows surgeons and institutions to comply with new Commission on Cancer Synoptic Operative Report Standards. Evidence-based research indicates that surgical outcomes related to cancer patients such as quality of life and survival can be improved by adhering to specific operative techniques.

Boomer Brains Declining Faster Than Earlier Generations, Despite Higher Wealth, Education

SUMTER COUNTY, Fla., March 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Despite U.S. Baby Boomers having the longest life expectancy in history, their brains are aging at a faster rate than previous generations, according to a recent Ohio State University nationwide study. The feared complexities of living an increasingly longer life - but with a quickly declining brain - is evitable for those able and willing to invest in advanced treatments, such as the Aviv Medical Program.

Divine Home Care Services Receives Best of Home Care Award for Fourth Consecutive Year

HILLSBORO, Texas, March 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Divine Home Care Services announced today that it has received the 2021 Best of Home Care® - Provider of Choice Award from Home Care Pulse. These awards are granted only to the top-ranking home care providers, based on client satisfaction scores gathered by Home Care Pulse.

Twenty-Nine States Proclaim March SUDC Awareness Month for Unexplained Childhood Deaths

ROSELAND, N.J., March 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Foundation thanks Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming for making statewide proclamations declaring March 2021 as SUDC Awareness Month.

Dr. Rodney Kryzhanovskiy Joins the Spodak Dental Group Team

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., March 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NESSWIRE) -- Dr. Rodney Kryzhanovskiy, a general dentist with a passion for transforming lives, joins the admired team of general and specialty dentists at the Spodak Dental Group. He strives to relate to each patient and understand their needs, desires and concerns, and to help them achieve optimal dental health that aligns with their lifestyle.

Pure Transplant Solutions Announces Collaboration with King’s College London to Support NHS Funded GAMECHANgER-1 Clinical Trial for HLA Sensitized Patients with...

AUSTIN, Texas and LONDON, England, Feb. 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pure Transplant Solutions, LLC (PTS), a collaboration driven biotechnology company focused on the development of human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-based diagnostics and therapeutics within the field of transplantation, is proud to announce that it has entered into a collaboration agreement with King's College London.

Caisson Biotech, LLC and Heparinex, LLC Announce Positive Examination Report of European Patent and the Discovery of a New Class of...

AUSTIN, Texas and OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Feb. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Caisson Biotech and parent company Heparinex are pleased to announce that they have received a positive examination report from the European Patent Office for a patent covering the chemoenzymatic production of heparosan utilized in the HEPtune® drug delivery platform. Once certified, the new patent family will increase patent coverage across Europe, adding to the U.S. holdings.

19th Annual Postdoc Event Targets Career Successes

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The 19th National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) Annual Conference is set for April 15-16, 2021 and will include educational, career advancement and networking opportunities benefiting postdoctoral scholars ("postdocs") and their host institutions around the world. More than fifty experts will dive into themes of top importance to the greater postdoc community.

Basu Plastic Surgery Launches First Annual Scholarship for Adult Learners Pursuing Medical Degrees in Texas

HOUSTON, Texas, Feb. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C. Bob Basu, MD, MBA, MPH, FACS of Houston is honored to announce the first year of the annual Basu Plastic Surgery Advancing Care Scholarship for Adult Learners. Designed to support adults over the age of 40 who live in Texas as they pursue a graduate degree as a licensed medical practitioner, physician, or nurse.

Zootility Launches a Comfortable Face Mask

PORTLAND, Maine, Feb. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Zootility, a design-driven US manufacturing company, launches a mask to provide comfort and protection to both those who are wearing masks just for a quick trip to the grocery store as well as essential workers who are masked 8+ hours per day.

Virtual Speech Therapy Company, Great Speech, Inc., Contracts with Harbour Benefits Holding Inc. to Increase Plan Participant Access to Telehealth

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Feb. 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Great Speech, Inc., a pioneer in the online speech therapy space, has contracted with Harbour Benefits Holding Inc, to increase access for much-needed virtual speech therapy services to Harbour's plan participants.
Dr. Amie Miller, Dr. Christa Clark, and Dr. Annika Meyer

Sacramento’s Granite Bay Cosmetic Surgery Paves the Way for Women in Cosmetic Medicine

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The field of plastic surgery has long had a gender imbalance: while 92% of patients are women, most plastic surgeons are men. In fact, only 1 out of 5 plastic surgeons is female. This is gradually changing, due in part to women like board certified plastic surgeon Christa Clark, MD, FACS, who employs an all-female staff at her practice, Granite Bay Cosmetic Surgery.

Rescindo Therapeutics’ RSC-57 Receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation and Rare Pediatric Disease Designation for Kabuki Syndrome

CARY, N.C., Feb. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rescindo Therapeutics Inc., a drug discovery company dedicated to the development of new treatments for rare genetic disorders, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Orphan Drug Designation and Rare Pediatric Disease Designation for the Company's lead drug RSC-57, for the treatment of patients with Kabuki Syndrome.
Flightpath Biosciences

Flightpath Biosciences Launches via Illumina Accelerator: Will Conduct Largest Clinical Biomarker Study in Lyme Disease

BERKELEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Flightpath Biosciences, a life sciences company, launched today claiming a spot in Illumina Accelerator's second global class to develop diagnostics and microbiome-targeted therapeutics to treat rare pathogen-driven diseases. The company has operated in stealth since its founding in mid-2019 and has built a pipeline of drug candidates for a wide range of diseases, starting with acute and Persistent Lyme Disease (PLD).

JNL Technologies Launches Quantum SA Standalone Wander Management Control Unit

IXONIA, Wis., Feb. 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- JNL Technologies, maker of Quantum nurse call, wander management, and access control systems, is now shipping Quantum SA, a standalone wander management system. Using the same proven Bluetooth technology as JNL's Quantum DCS product line, the Quantum SA does not require cable installation or the purchase of a Quantum server and is perfect for smaller areas that do not require centralized management.

MWBE’s For PPE: American Manufacturing Re-Investing In Underserved Communities

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Minority business enterprise (MBE) New York-based development and diversity supplier firm, MRV Group, LLC partners with architectural firm DXA studio to re-invest American made PPE sales to 501(c)(6) and 501(c)(3) organizations that support MWBE's and underserved communities impacted by COVID-19.

Kalyagen Announces Launch of ‘Stem the Tide of Time’ Campaign Featuring NBA Hall of Fame Finalist Marques Johnson

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kalyagen is pleased to announce the launch of its "Stem the Tide of Time" social media campaign featuring former UCLA Bruin and Milwaukee Buck All-Star Marques Johnson to promote STEMREGEN;, a natural stem cell enhancer documented to increase the number of circulating stem cells by stimulating Endogenous Stem Cell Mobilization (ESCM). (VIDEO)

Kalyagen™ Announces Launch of Clinical Trial to Evaluate STEMREGEN® and Stem Cells for Advanced Heart Failure Patients

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kalyagen™, along with the Sociedad Espanola de Medicina Regenerativa y Terapia Celular (the "Spanish Society of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Therapy"), is pleased to announce the launch of a multicenter clinical trial, "The Effect of Stemregen and Adipose Stroma Vascular Fraction (SVF) Either Individually or in Combination in Patient With Heart Failure," to evaluate the use of stem cell therapies in patients suffering from heart failure.
EPIC Insurance

EPIC Insurance Brokers Acquires Pharmaceutical Strategies Group

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Holdings, Inc. (EPIC) announced today that it has agreed to acquire Pharmaceutical Strategies Group (PSG). The move incorporates the expertise and resources of the nation's largest independent pharmacy benefit consulting firm into EPIC's Employee Benefits Consulting practice.

Pure Protein, LLC and Pure Transplant Solutions, LLC Promote Blake Harlan to President and Dr. Rico Buchli to Vice President of...

AUSTIN, Texas and OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Feb. 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pure Protein, LLC (Pure Protein) and subsidiary company Pure Transplant Solutions, LLC (PTS), announced today that Blake Harlan has been promoted to President and Rico Buchli, PhD to Vice President of Products and Services.

Coral Springs Medical & Dental Takes Industry-Leading Approach to Healthcare

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Feb. 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- HG Doctors recently added a third location to its family of healthcare practices - Coral Springs Medical & Dental. Its one-stop approach to healthcare services is a driving force behind its expansion. This new facility offers primary care/family medicine, geriatrics, senior activities, behavioral health, podiatry and dental care - all under one roof.

Blockit COVID-19 Operations Platform Powers Big City Vaccination

MCKINNEY, Texas, Feb. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Blockit Inc., a leading provider of digital care coordination solutions, has been on the front lines of the pandemic, providing a no-cost adaptation of their deeply integrated and highly sophisticated healthcare scheduling platform to be utilized toward COVID-19 relief efforts. Today, Blockit announced that its vaccine scheduling solution is now being used by over 350 organizations responsible for scheduling over 400,000 vaccines.

National Postdoctoral Association Applauds Pay Increases for Postdocs

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As advocates for a rewarding postdoctoral experience, the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) applauds the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for increasing the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) stipends for fiscal year 2021.

Japanese Offices in US Host Healthcare Tech and Digital Health Startup Business Opportunity Webinar for Expansion to Japan

SEATTLE, Wash., Feb. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Hyogo Business & Cultural Center and the Kobe Trade Information Office today announced the hosting of a webinar for Healthcare Tech and Digital Health startups looking for opportunities to expand their business into Japan. The webinar will be the first of its kind, with the goal of connecting with and providing useful information to as many potential future business partners as possible.

New Study Confirms PhoneSoap ExpressPro Disinfection Technology Kills 99.99% of SARS-CoV-2 Virus

PROVO, Utah, Jan. 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PhoneSoap proudly announces a 99.99% reduction of SARS-CoV-2 with its ExpressPro disinfection technology. According to a recent study conducted by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, the PhoneSoap ExpressPro, a rapid UV disinfection device for cell phones, tablets, and other hard-to-clean hand-held items, resulted in a 99.99% reduction of SARS-CoV-2 during the 30-second cycle time.
Parents Guide to Happy Children

South Bay Mommies & Daddies teams with Beach Cities Health District to Support Raising Happy and Resilient Children

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- "Parents' Guide to Raising Happy, Healthy and Resilient Children," presented in partnership with Beach Cities Health District and South Bay Mommies and Daddies, is a five-part video series designed for parents of children ages 0-6.

Dr. Maira Estrada Joins the Spodak Dental Group Team

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Jan. 28, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Maira Estrada, a general dentist with more than four years of experience in the dental field, joins the prestigious team of general and specialty dentists at the Spodak Dental Group. Her mission as a dental care provider is to provide excellent care with a compassionate approach and ensure that every patient has a comfortable and positive experience.

Right Choice Dental Care offers Dental Implant and Laser Dentistry to Patients in Naperville IL

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Jan. 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Right Choice Dental Care is local, trusted, and top-rated dentists that specialize in comprehensive cosmetic, family & restorative dentistry. Dr. Pinal Patel and Dr. Konstantin Gromov utilize their combined expertise to offer patients high-quality and personalized cosmetic & oral implantology dental care.

Pure Transplant Solutions, LLC and University Hospital Basel Announce Research Collaboration

AUSTIN, Texas and BASEL, Switzerland, Jan. 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pure Transplant Solutions, LLC (PTS), a collaboration driven biotechnology company focused on the development of human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-based diagnostics and therapeutics within the field of transplantation, is proud to announce that it has entered into a research collaboration with The Transplantation Immunology & Nephrology Department of the University Hospital of Basel.

Mopec Introduces Disinfection and Air Purification Systems for Lab Safety

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., Jan. 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mopec, the nationwide leader in pathology, anatomy, mortuary and necropsy equipment and supplies, announced two new products under their Guardian Systems line that are specifically designed to help improve disinfection processes and improve laboratory safety.

Eternal NYC Restaurant Week: Doctor LASEK’s Anecdote

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Jan. 25, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Park Avenue LASEK shared today the person behind the continuity of the exuberant NYC Restaurant Week for all these years: Emil Chynn. New York restaurant week is one of the most famous institutions for food enthusiasts in the United States.

Spodak Dental Group Named 2021 VIP: Diamond Top 1% Nationwide Invisalign Provider

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Jan. 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Spodak Dental Group has been named a VIP: Diamond Top 1% Provider of Invisalign® for 2021, which remains to be one of the highest distinctions in the field. VIP: Diamond Providers make up a select few of all North American Invisalign® Providers and are among some of the most experienced.

Fluid Metering Inc. Announces the Launch of the FVD Series of Variable Dispense Pumps

SYOSSET, N.Y., Jan. 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fluid Metering Inc. a microfluidic solutions provider is pleased to introduce the FVD series of variable dispense pumps (patent pending). As microfluidics continue to emerge as powerful technology in the life sciences sector so is the desire to simplify fluidic architecture.

Local Ophthalmology practice celebrates seven and a half years with Retina Specialist Matthew Cole, M.D.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ophthalmology practice Drs. Campbell, Cunningham, Taylor & Haun celebrates a special seven and a half year anniversary to commemorate the addition of Retina Specialist Matthew Cole, M.D., to the team of Knoxville eye doctors.

Drink HRW Reports on Start of Large-Scale Randomized Controlled Trial and Preliminary Findings from Pilot Trial on the Reduction in Complications...

COQUITLAM, BC, Canada, Jan. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Drink HRW is excited to announce that a large, double-blind placebo-controlled trial is set to begin this week in France, initiated by the University of Grenoble-Alpes. At the request of the researchers, Drink HRW is supplying the hydrogen tablets for the study as well as a donation to improve the size and scope of the research. It has no other involvement in the research or the decision to publish results.

youturn LLC and I-Ally Partner to Provide Comprehensive Addiction Services to Family Caregivers

GREENVILLE, S.C., Jan. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- youturn, the leader in therapist-led content for people struggling with substance misuse, announced a partnership with I-Ally, a rapidly expanding platform of caregiver resources. The partnership will allow a mutual sharing of resources.

Mopec Now Offering Disposable Gowns and Shoe Covers under Guardian Systems Line of PPE

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., Jan. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mopec, the nationwide leader in pathology, anatomy, mortuary and necropsy equipment and supplies, introduced disposable shoe covers as well as two different types of disposable gowns under their Mopec Guardian Systems line of personal protective equipment (PPE).

Knoxville eye care provider offers exclusive designer frames under the brand Optique 865

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EyeCare Optical, a local eye care provider in East Tennessee, can now add the title of "designer" to its list of specialties thanks to the unveiling of a new line of designer eyeglass frames under the brand Optique 865.

C Diff Foundation Hosts Live-Online Symposium for Patients, Families and Caregivers

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The C Diff Foundation will host a free, live-online, and interactive symposium on Friday, Jan. 15 from 1 to 4 p.m. EST. Sponsored by Seres Therapeutics, the event is designed for patients who are being treated for a C. diff. infection in addition to those who are recovering or who have experienced recurrences. The patients, family members and caregivers will all benefit from the information and up-to-date data presented.

The Pap Corps Appoints Sally Berenzweig as Chief Executive Officer

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Jan. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pap Corps' Board of Directors is proud to announce that Sally Berenzweig, M.A., M.Ed, has been appointed the new CEO of the 68-year old South Florida nonprofit which raises funds for cancer research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.

The C Diff Foundation Assures Patients C. diff. Clinical Trials Continue to Move Forward Safely

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While some patients diagnosed with Clostridioides difficile (C. diff., C. difficile, CDI) believe they have run into clinical trial roadblocks, due to the recent focus on the pandemic, the C Diff Foundation wants them to know they are not out of options. Safe and active clinical trials continue.
Trans Family Support Services

Denial of Coverage for Gender-Affirming Care in California Declared Unlawful says TransFamily Support Services

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- TransFamily Support Services (transfamilysos.org) today announced a milestone victory in the organization's mission to build a world where all genders are accepted and treated equally.

Mopec Announces New Morgue Overflow Cold Storage Container Systems

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., Jan. 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mopec, the nationwide leader in pathology, anatomy, mortuary and necropsy equipment and supplies, announced a new all-inclusive cold storage container system available on a monthly rental basis to provide morgues, funeral homes, and healthcare organizations with increased decedent refrigeration capacity.

Microcide Announces Launch of Speed-breaker for Fast Moving COVID-19 Infections for Health Care Facilities

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Jan. 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Microcide® Inc. a leading Michigan based biotechnology company, today announced the test results of its COVID-19 faster virus killing range of products, PRO-SAN® Cleaner sanitizer, SILKY-SOFT® hand sanitizer, and DENTORAL® mouthwash.

Curamei Technologies Launches Platform Enabling Patients to Take Charge of Their Health Data

PONTE VEDRA, Fla., Dec. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The new Curamei platform seeks to improve quality of care by putting patients at the center of the exchange of health data with providers, overcoming the challenges of fragmentation. Almost universally, receiving high-quality affordable healthcare is recognized as an expensive and inconvenient affair.

Fort Worth Company Donates ‘Made in America’ N95 Masks to Salvation Army

FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fort Worth-based company United States Mask is on a mission to make the holidays a little brighter and safer for community members who need it the most. At 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 22, the United States Mask team will donate more than a thousand N95 particulate respirators to the Salvation Army of North Texas.

SV Diagnostic Lab Expands COVID-19 Testing Drive-Thru Sites in Ohio to Include Toledo and Akron Areas

DAYTON, Ohio, Dec. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SV Diagnostic Lab LLC, one of Ohio's leading diagnostic testing laboratories, has recently expanded its widespread COVID-19 testing beyond only high-priority individuals presenting with symptoms of the novel coronavirus, but also to now provide much-needed increased testing capacity.

Moody Neurorehabilitation Institute at Galveston donates a transport bus to St. Vincent House, supporting their ongoing social services efforts in Galveston...

GALVESTON, Texas, Dec. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Wednesday, December 9, 2020, Moody Neurorehabilitation Institute at Galveston donated a Ford E350 Super Duty Bus to St. Vincent House to support their ongoing social services efforts for residents in Galveston County. The keys and title were presented to representatives of the St. Vincent House by Robert A. Prehn, Ph.D., President and CEO of Moody Neurorehabilitation Institute.

Former Co-Residents Merge Podiatric Practices, Form New Modern Foot & Ankle®

TAMPA and ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Three Central Florida podiatric practices announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement to create the new Modern Foot & Ankle®. The combined medical group will provide patients with additional board-certified physicians, a brand-new location, and the miniBunion™ system, a groundbreaking, minimally-invasive procedure for bunion correction.

7 Springs Orthopedics Doubles Orthopedic Service Locations

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Dec. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 7 Springs Orthopedics launched its 10th orthopedic clinic in Winchester, Tennessee on Nov. 16, 2020, with plans to continue rapidly expanding facilities and service lines.

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