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Church of Scientology Reaches Out to Help End the Drug Overdose Crisis

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just last week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced more than 100,000 people died of drug overdoses in the United States during the 12-month period ending April 2021. The Church of Scientology International urges concerned parents, educators and community leaders to take action against the “other pandemic” with drug education and prevention.

Legacy Launch Pad Publishing releases book addressing doctor burnout by Dr. Patrick Tran

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Legacy Launch Pad Publishing is releasing “Burn-In: A Doctors Guide to Finding Happiness, Avoiding Burnout and Catching FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early)” (ISBN 978-19514079-0), the second book by Dr. Patrick Tran.

November Is C. difficile Awareness Month With An Annual Conference, Recognizing Subject Matter Experts, Expressing Gratitude to US Governors

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation announced today that the 9th Annual International C. diff. Conference and Health EXPO welcomed over 40 international topic-experts dedicated in disciplines of healthcare, pharma, biotech, and academia on November 4-5, 2021. World-renowned presenters delivered data and discussed critical information on a leading Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI), Clostridioides difficile with global healthcare-associated issues: 100% Live-online presentations.

Neurotech Reports Announces Launch of New Publication Serving Bioelectronic Medicine Industry

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neurotech Reports, the San Francisco, California publisher of market intelligence for the healthcare industry, announced the launch of a new monthly newsletter covering the bioelectronic medicine industry, one of the newest and fastest growing industry segments. The publication, BioElectRx Business Report, is the first industry newsletter devoted to bioelectronic medicine.

9th Annual C. diff. Conference and Health EXPO Pushes Past COVID-19 and Embraces Virtual Technology to Provide Global Online Learning for Healthcare Professionals on Nov. 4-5

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation announced today that the 9th Annual International C. diff. Conference and Health EXPO is honored to welcome over 40 international topic-experts dedicated in disciplines of healthcare, pharma, biotech, and academia. World-renowned presenters will deliver data and discuss critical information on a leading Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI), Clostridioides difficile with global healthcare-associated issues on Nov. 4 – 5, 2021.

AMI Expeditionary Healthcare appoints new President, (retired) Admiral Scott Giberson

RESTON, Va., Nov. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AMI Expeditionary Healthcare (AMI) appoints new President, (retired) Rear Admiral Scott Giberson, a uniquely experienced public health leader, former Assistant U.S. Surgeon General, acting Deputy Surgeon General (2013-2014) and two-star Admiral with the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service.

6 Certified Nursing Assistants Are Leaving Profession for Every 1 Certified (Q2 2021) – Florida Patient Care at Risk Ahead of November Covid Vaccine Mandates

PINELLAS PARK, Fla., Oct. 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Premier Nursing Academy launched the CNA Shortage Index, a quarterly estimate of how well the production of new certified nursing assistants (CNAs) is keeping up with attrition of CNAs out of the career. The latest data indicate that the state of Florida faces an acute shortage that will compromise the quality of patient care if not remedied quickly.

FlexCare Digital Health Honored with Four Awards at the Annual w3 Awards

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 25, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With more than 3,000 entries from around the globe, The Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts just announced the winners of its 16th Annual w3 Awards. FlexCare Digital Health, a leading provider of online and on-demand healthcare delivery, brought home a total of four awards and was recognized in the Mobile Apps and Mobile Features’ categories.

Stride Autism Centers Brings Its Center-Based ABA Therapy to Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb., Oct. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stride Autism Centers (“Stride”), a mission-driven provider of evidence-based therapeutic interventions for preschool children with autism, is excited to announce a new location in Lincoln, Nebraska. Located at 4545 S 86th St, Suite 101, Stride is eager to begin supporting families across Southeastern Nebraska and has already opened enrollment for children ages 2-6.

Bass Player Clint ‘Payback’ Sands Rallies Hip Hop Pioneers for Check Your Risk Campaign for Diabetes Awareness Month

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chuck D and Flavor Flav of Public Enemy, Coolio, Kid Frost and the Dogg Pound’s Kurupt are just a few of the hip hop pioneer veterans who responded when bass player / music producer Clint “Payback” Sands reached out to his friends, inviting them to sound the alarm and participate in the “Check Your Risk” awareness campaign, an initiative of Preventive Lifestyle Assistance Network (PLAN).

Quilted Health partners with Regence on value-based program to improve birth outcomes

TACOMA, Wash., Oct. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pregnancy care provider Quilted Health announced today that they are partnering with Regence to bring value-based payment to a midwifery model of care. The Regence EoC program is managed by Signify Health, a healthcare platform built to create and power value-based episodes of care programs.

Kalyagen™ Announces Registration of STEMREGEN%C2%AE in Spain, CEO at Madrid Stem Cell Symposium

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kalyagen is pleased to announce the successful product registration of STEMREGEN® in Spain. This announcement coincides with Christian Drapeau’s, CEO and Chief Scientist of Kalyagen, trip to Madrid, Spain last week to speak at the IV Jornadas Internacionales Otto H. Warburg symposium at the NH Madrid Príncipe de Vergara.

Gala to end Pancreatic Cancer Raises Over $1 Million

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Purple Pansies, a pancreatic cancer nonprofit organization, recently held its 12th annual Pillars of Hope Gala, presented by Kroger, raising more than $1 million in one evening. The gala was officially renamed Pillars of Hope by the nonprofit to show support for survivors and the hope to cure pancreatic cancer.

Drink HRW Hydrogen Tablets Improve Markers of Aging in the Elderly

COQUITIAM, B.C., Oct. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aging is a reality that we all deal with, with age-related diseases creating a massive burden on our healthcare system. Now, Drink HRW reports that a new randomized, placebo controlled clinical trial that followed elderly participants for 6 months, published online October 1st in Experimental Gerontology, explains that high doses of hydrogen water (HRW), delivered via hydrogen tablets, could be an effective strategy at improving multiple age-related measurements and outcomes in an elderly population.

New Frontier adds Women’s Health Services

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New Frontier Mobile Diagnostics now offers diagnostic ultrasounds for Women’s Health (OB/GYN), adding to the scope of on-site imaging capabilities available to patients. Access to Women’s Health services is a critical factor in the health of women, regardless of child-bearing status.

Atlanta facial plastic surgeon recognized among Exceptional Women in Medicine

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Atlanta facial plastic surgeon Elizabeth Whitaker, M.D., F.A.C.S., of Atlanta Face & Body, has recently been selected as one of Castle Connolly’s Exceptional Women in Medicine for 2021. This distinction is based on outstanding accomplishments and dedication to the field of medicine and specifically recognizes women who contribute to the advancement of healthcare through clinical care, research, community service, education, and leadership.

Everest Rehabilitation Hospitals Announce Plans to Build Sixth 36-Bed Physical Rehabilitation Hospital in Florida

VIERA, Fla. and DALLAS, Texas, Oct. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Dallas Texas based Everest Rehabilitation Hospitals announced the construction of a $24M physical rehabilitation hospital in Viera, Florida. Everest’s physical rehabilitation hospital in Viera, Florida will create over 100 jobs in the community.

Mopec Introduces Guardian Quick-Deploy Coolers under Guardian Systems Line

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., Sept. 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mopec, the nationwide leader in pathology, anatomy, mortuary and necropsy equipment and supplies, is proud to announce the latest innovation and addition to its Guardian Systems product line. The Mopec Guardian Quick-Deploy Cooler is adaptable, portable, and is a rapidly deployable system for the long term storage of human remains.

The Keeping Tabs Awareness Campaign: Rotting Rationality

FLINT, Mich., Sept. 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jonathan McKay, better known by his social influencer tag RoarJMcKay is a psychedelic multimedia content creator hailing from Flint, MI. Harnessing the influence of psychedelia, McKay has begun to apply concepts of geometric structure and interconnectedness visually in abstract ways. After surviving the disastrous “Flint Water Crisis” and fighting a brave battle with Cancer in his saliva glands, Jonathon had a new vision for life. That new vision was “Keeping Tabs.”

NPA Announces Six Scholars Selected for IMPACT Fellowship Program

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) today announced the six finalists in the inaugural class of its IMPACT Fellowship Program, an esteemed initiative designed to empower postdoctoral scholars from underrepresented backgrounds to build skills, understand strengths and develop networks. Competition for program seats was intense with more than seventy applicants from across the globe for six positions.

Compassion Prison Project and CA Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke-Harris Raise ACE Awareness in CA Prison

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Compassion Prison Project (CPP) piloted its innovative new series “Trauma Talks,” an educational video program with accompanying workbook this week. CPP’s mission is to create trauma-informed prisons and communities by bringing trauma awareness education and proven healing modalities to the men and women living and working in prison.

ACNM Reaffirms Opposition to Legislative Threats to Abortion Care

SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) is committed to people having unfettered access to comprehensive sexual and reproductive health care services, including abortion care, that are readily available, affordable, and guided by objective evidence-based information. Given this position, ACNM is dismayed by the failure of the United States Supreme Court to block the implementation of Texas Senate Bill 8.

Erika Pusillo of Spodak Dental Group Earns AADOM Mastership (MAADOM)

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Sept. 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Erika Pusillo, practice optimizer at the Spodak Dental Group, recently earned the Master of the American Association of Dental Office Management (MAADOM). She was one of only 20 AADOM Fellows who were awarded this honor at the awards ceremony this year.

The Spodak Dental Group Raises Minimum Wage and Hires Entry-Level Employees at $15 Per Hour

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Sept. 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In accordance with the passing of Florida’s Amendment 2 in November 2020, which increased the minimum wage and amended Florida’s Constitution, the Spodak Dental Group will raise its minimum wage for all employees. However, instead of matching the state-mandated increases, they are exceeding them.

COVID Variants Do Not Stop C. diff. Awareness Walks Worldwide

TEANECK, N.J., Sept. 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation announced today that the 5th Annual Global C. diff. Awareness Walks will take place on-demand, on a livestream, and in-person at Sims Park, New Port Richey, FL, and Brown Street Park Complex, Spring city, PA, and Milton A. Votee, Teaneck, NJ. This year’s annual events will take place on Saturday, September 25, 2021, from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. EDT.

Virtues and Skills of Researchers Across the U.S. Celebrated During 12th National Postdoc Appreciation Week

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) today kicked off the 12th annual National Postdoc Appreciation Week (NPAW), taking place through Friday. NPAW is the nation’s largest celebration of postdoctoral scholars who serve at more than 300 institutions, acknowledging the significant contributions “postdocs” make to research, innovation and scientific discovery.

Community Action Study Examines Impact of COVID-19 on Low-Income Families and Communities in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are hitting low-income families in North Carolina especially hard, according to a new report released today by the North Carolina Community Action Association (NCCAA).

The Spodak Dental Group Transitions to Four-Day Work Week

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Sept. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Spodak Dental Group transitioned to a four-day work week in 2021 with a goal to take the very best care of each team member. After the turmoil of a 2020 year filled with the uncertainty, stress and additional regulations due to COVID-19, the family-owned company realized that there was a great opportunity to provide each team member with a flexible schedule that supports a greater work life balance.

iCell Gene Therapeutics Announces cCAR-T Clinical Publication in the Stem Cell Reviews and Reports Journal

STONY BROOK, N.Y., Sept. 10, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iCell Gene Therapeutics, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on immunotherapies for hematologic malignancies, solid tumors, organ rejections and autoimmune disorders, today announced the publication of their clinical study utilizing cCAR T-cell immunotherapy to successfully treat a patient with lupus.

Ruby Slipper Swivel Car Seat Cover Wins New Product Award

ST. CLAIRSVILLE, Ohio, Sept. 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The inventor of the Ruby Slipper Swivel Car Seat Cover, Katherine Miles, is excited to announce that this deceptively simple mobility product has earned the New Product Pavilion Providers’ Choice Bronze Award at the 2021 Medtrade West national trade show. Sponsored by HomeCare Magazine, the honor highlights the potential of the Ruby Slipper to make a difference in the lives of seniors and others with limited mobility.

Spodak Dental Group’s Use of ‘Laughing Gas’ Helps Patients Who Suffer from Depression

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Sept. 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Spodak Dental Group team is committed to helping their patients not only achieve their smile goals, but also their overall comfort in and out of the dental chair. While nitrous oxide has been offered as an effective treatment for anxious or fearful patients, it has now been shown to help with patients who suffer from depression.

youturn and First Sun Partner to Provide EAP clients with Innovative Substance Misuse Support

GREENVILLE, S.C., Sept. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — youturn, the world’s largest platform of evidence-based and therapist led video content for Stress, Anxiety, and Substance Misuse, announced a partnership with First Sun EAP. Through the partnership, youturn and First Sun will co-market services to help enterprises decrease employee stress and anxiety while increasing resilience and productivity.

Scientology Network Shares Vital Information on International Overdose Awareness Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 31, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On International Overdose Awareness Day, a full day of drug-prevention programming on the Scientology Network provides solutions at the grassroots level. The Church of Scientology International invites parents, educators and civic and community leaders wishing to make a difference about the drug overdose crisis to see how leaders in the field of drug prevention are making an impact on this urgent issue.

Final TeethXpress guided full-arch, immediate-load dental implant course of 2021 to be held in Las Vegas

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 31, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeethXpress will hold its final full-arch, immediate-load course taught from a guided treatment perspective Sept. 25-26, 2021, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Led by noted periodontist Curry H. Leavitt, DMD, MS, of Red Rock Periodontics & Implantology, the course will take place over two days at the Red Rock Institute implant training center in Las Vegas.

Olea Kiosks, Inc. Delivers Height Adjustable Austin Kiosk for Healthcare

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Olea Kiosks®, Inc., a visionary provider of innovative self-service kiosk solutions, today announced the addition of its height adjustable base for the Austin series kiosk. This new addition is available for ordering now.

Vyriad, Inc. Appoints Harry Hoffman to its Board of Directors

ROCHESTER, Minn., Aug. 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Vyriad, Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing oncolytic virus therapies to treat a wide range of cancers, today announced the appointment of leading life sciences investor Harry Hoffman to the Company’s board of directors.

Blockit Announces No Cost Third Dose Online Scheduling Functionality For COVID-19 Vaccinations

MCKINNEY, Texas, Aug. 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Blockit Now Inc., a leading provider of digital care coordination solutions, announced today that it will expand the license use of the no cost version of its award-winning, HIPAA compliant, online vaccination scheduling solution to include third dose of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines to eligible immunocompromised patients.

Modern Foot & Ankle Welcomes New Podiatrist to Casselberry Clinic

CASSELBERRY, Fla., Aug. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — There’s a new face in town for your feet. Jacob Huffman, D.P.M., joined the podiatric group Modern Foot & Ankle in July. Last week, he became the sole practitioner of the Casselberry clinic.

AMI Expeditionary Healthcare and Maclean Health announce partnership to provide COVID-testing, vaccinations, and other safety measures to help California schools to open safely

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AMI Expeditionary Healthcare, an international health-care provider with unparalleled experience in responding to global pandemics, and Maclean Health, a renowned Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) healthcare distributor, have teamed up to deliver COVID testing, vaccinations, and healthcare supplies to school districts with the support of California School Boards Association (CSBA).

Lift & Care Systems Continues COVID-19 Precautions to Protect Customers

LAKEVILLE, Mass., Aug. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Now that the worst of the global COVID-19 pandemic seems to be behind us, Lift & Care Systems continues its commitment to the safety of customers, employees, and suppliers. However, with the arrival of the Delta variant and the emergence of other strains of the virus, the Lift & Care team continues to take precautions to ensure the health of everyone they come in contact with.