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Innovative Healthcare Finance Company Relocates Headquarters to Florida

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Care Cap Plus, an innovative healthcare finance company serving medical practices and hospitals across the country, today announced that it has relocated its headquarters from New Jersey to Jacksonville, Florida.

NPA Launches IMPACT Fellowship Program

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) today announced a fellowship program designed to help researchers from marginalized communities advance their careers. Using tools to improve skills, better understand strengths, provide exposure to new fields, and develop new networks, the IMPACT Fellowship Program is a groundbreaking effort assisting postdoctoral scholars of all disciplines.

Kalyagen and Uniwell Announce Partnership to Manufacture Proprietary and Third-Party Skin Care Products

AUSTIN and FORT WORTH, Texas, June 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kalyagen® and Uniwell Laboratories announced today that they have entered into a joint venture to produce the unique, patent-pending Juviqa Stem Cell Beauty System and expand Uniwell’s manufacturing capabilities to include cosmetics.

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware Contributes $250,000 to Exceptional Care for Children’s Future Young Adult Center

NEWARK, Del., June 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Exceptional Care for Children (ECC), Delaware’s first and only residential, pediatric skilled nursing facility, recently received a $250,000 contribution from Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware towards its future young adult center to provide specialized care for youth aging out of pediatric care.

California Surgeon is the First to Offer Transumbilical Breast Augmentation with Silicone Implants

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif., June 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jacob Haiavy, MD of Inland Cosmetic Surgery has made history by performing transumbilical breast augmentation (TUBA) with silicone gel-filled implants. Dr. Haiavy is only the third surgeon to ever place silicone implants through the discreet incision in the navel.

ACNM Dorothea Lang, Excellence in Leadership and Innovation, and Lifetime Visionary Award Winners

SILVER SPRING, Md., June 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACNM Award Winners — The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) is pleased to announce the winners of Dorothea Lang Award Winners, Excellence in Leadership and Innovation Award, and Lifetime Visionary Award.

The Spodak Dental Group Offers Helps Sleep Apnea Patients Reduce Risk of COVID-19 Infections

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., June 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New research found that patients who have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may be at a higher risk of COVID-19 infection. To help patients who suffer from OSA, Dr. Tiffany Dudley and the Spodak Dental Group team are offering complimentary consultations to offer education and treatment options.

The Beauty Secrets Men Don’t Want to Tell You: from Bro-tox to Dermal Fillers

BOSTON, Mass., June 7, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The saying ‘look good, feel good’ does not only ring true for women. Being more physically attractive can have positive implications for career-minded and goal-oriented men. Women have been reaping the benefits of these non-invasive procedures for decades, but recently The Spiegel Center has seen the number of procedures performed on men increase by over 100%.

Kalyagen and Intelicure Announce Partnership to Distribute STEMREGEN in Canada

AUSTIN, Texas and VANCOUVER, B.C., June 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kalyagen® and Intelicure Health Inc. announced today that they have entered into an agreement to promote and distribute throughout Canada STEMREGEN®, a natural stem cell enhancer documented to increase the number of circulating stem cells by stimulating Endogenous Stem Cell Mobilization (ESCM).

Chicago Support Group Part of National Network Taking Aim at Chronic Pain

CHICAGO, Ill., June 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — More than 50 million Americans live with chronic pain. The U.S. Pain Foundation addresses the incredibly isolating and difficult experience that affects all aspects of a person’s life-their ability to work, their self-confidence and identify, personal relationships and social engagement, and more. Studies show that people who experience daily pain are significantly more prone to anxiety, depression, and even suicidal ideation.

NBA Legend Metta Sandiford-Artest Will Promote CBD Move Free Products Via Partnership with National Distribution Company, Cannaballers Sales & Marketing

BELLEVUE, Wash., June 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Former NBA Allstar, Defensive Player of the Year and Los Angeles Lakers NBA Champion, Metta Sandiford-Artest is affiliated Washington-based CBD company, CBD Move Free. “We are extremely excited about this amazing opportunity to work with Metta and the Cannaballers team to educate the public on the benefits of CBD and showcase our proprietary products,” states Jonas Roeser, Co-Founder & CEO of CBD Move Free.

BioAustin Appoints New Leadership and Unveils An Expanded Strategic Focus In Central Texas As BioAustinCTX

AUSTIN, Texas, June 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Life Science industry organization BioAustin today announced changes to its leadership team, brand positioning, and long-term strategy focused on facilitating the continued growth of the life science industry in Central Texas. Over the past several years, Austin and the Central Texas region have developed into one of the fastest-growing life science hubs in the U.S.

Mouth bacteria could make stronger vaccines

HAMPTON, N.J., June 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Three researchers have published a groundbreaking paper on the importance of oral bacteria in the fight against infectious diseases like influenza, HIV, and COVID-19, Gingivax LLC announced today.

While More and More Tampa Bay-Based Organizations Focus On Mental Health and Wellness, GTE Financial Has Been On Board For Years

TAMPA, Fla., May 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GTE Financial recognizes Mental Health Awareness Month by celebrating the importance of access to mental health services. Mental Health has been an important topic for GTE Financial for several years and during the pandemic, this important initiative proved to be an essential benefit.

Don’t Fry Day 2021: Americans Reminded to Enjoy the Sun Safely this Summer

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To encourage everyone to take small steps for sun safety the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention – and its national member coalition of over 40 organizations – has designated the Friday before Memorial Day as the 13th annual “Don’t Fry Day” to encourage sun safety awareness and to remind everyone to protect their skin while enjoying the outdoors.

Jumbo CO2 Monitor for Indoor Air Quality Tracking

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Carbon Monoxide monitoring for indoor safety has never been more important, as schools, restaurants and work places are beginning re-opening efforts. Over the past 15 months, Forensics Detectors has been dedicated in offering carbon dioxide monitoring products for COVID-19 preparedness planning.

The Pap Corps Donates $2 Million to Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

DEERIELD BEACH, Fla., May 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Overcoming the numerous obstacles imposed by the pandemic, The Pap Corps Champions for Cancer Research displayed their indomitable spirit during their May Presidents Zoom meeting when they announced a $2 million donation to Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Inaugural Run Across America For Trauma Awareness (#RAAFTA) Event

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 19. 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Media Alert: June 19 – 27 2021 — Compassion Prison Project (CPP) is very pleased to announce their Inaugural Run Across America For Trauma Awareness (#RAAFTA) fundraising event in partnership with Be The Good. The objective is to run a cumulative 3,000 miles.

Dr. Bruce Perry and Compassion Prison Project (CPP) Uncovering the Hidden Truth of Childhood Trauma Within Prisons

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reflecting on his new book with Oprah Winfrey, “What Happened to You? Conversations on Trauma, Resilience and Healing,” Dr. Perry sits down this week for an in-depth conversation with Compassion Prison Project Founder and award-winning film producer Fritzi Horstman.

Solaris Diagnostics, A Kentucky-based Testing Laboratory, Donates 1,000 Oxygen Concentrators to India

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky., May 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Solaris Diagnostics, a CLIA certified clinical laboratory in Nicholasville Kentucky, has shipped 1,000 donated oxygen concentrators, worth more than $700 thousand dollars, to India.

NCCAA Launches ‘Sleeves Up North Carolina’ COVID Vaccine Campaign

RALEIGH, N.C., May 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The North Carolina Community Action Association (NCCAA) has launched “Sleeves Up North Carolina” – a statewide public education campaign aimed at dispelling common myths and providing factual information about the COVID-19 vaccines.

Kalyagen Announces Next ‘The Stemregen Effect’ Commercial Featuring Chris Spencer to be Filmed in Belize

AUSTIN, Texas, May 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kalyagen™ is pleased to announce that the next part of “The Stemregen Effect” digital media campaign will be filmed in Belize and feature actor, comedian, writer and producer Chris Spencer to promote STEMREGEN®, a natural stem cell enhancer documented to increase the number of circulating stem cells by stimulating Endogenous Stem Cell Mobilization (ESCM).

Melissa D. Avery, PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN Named New Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) is pleased to announce that Melissa D. Avery, PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN will be the Editor-in-Chief (EIC) of the “Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health” (JMWH) starting January 1, 2022, succeeding Frances E. Likis, CNM, NP, DrPH, who has served as EIC since 2008.

Olea KiosksĀ®, Inc. Adds Industry Veteran James Walker to Sales Team

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Olea Kiosks®, Inc., a visionary provider of innovative self-service kiosk solutions, today announced the growth of its sales team by adding veteran healthcare sales executive James Walker.

Daisy Village Grand Opening of Center for Children with Special Needs

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., May 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Broward Children’s Center (BCC), the largest non-profit organization in Pompano Beach, announces the official opening of Daisy Village, coinciding with a series of events in celebration of its “50 Years of Caring for Children with Special Needs.”

Siperstein Dermatology Group Reveals Revolutionary Moxi Laser

BOCA RATON, Fla., May 7, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an effort to help patients look and feel their best, Siperstein Dermatology Group reveals the revolutionary Moxi Laser this month. The Moxi Laser is the latest way to revitalize and refresh skin’s appearance by improving tone and texture, providing patients with a gentle approach to radiant skin.

Stride’s Evidence-Based Autism Therapy Now Available at Four Iowa Locations

DES MOINES, Iowa, May 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stride Autism Centers (“Stride”), a mission-driven provider of evidence-based therapy for children with autism, today announced that it has expanded to serve families at four centers throughout Iowa. Stride is now actively enrolling clients at all four locations, including Clive and Johnston in the Des Moines metro area, Cedar Rapids, and Davenport in the Quad Cities.

National Coronavirus Hotline: Expanding to Rural and Underserved Counties in California

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — National Coronavirus Hotline (NCH), a treatment center for Coronavirus and common health issues, built and managed by Pandemics Projects Inc. is proud to announce that it is expanding to rural and underserved counties in California.

Westerwood’s Free Virtual Hear Better Class Offers Insights, Tips and Technological Solutions to Help Manage Hearing Loss

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Westerwood Life Care community is offering a free, virtual “Hear Better” class in honor of May’s Better Hearing and Speech Month. Dr. Kelly Tremblay and Dr. Margaret Wallhagen will review high-tech, low-cost solutions to help manage hearing loss in everyday conversations.

Phoenix LTC Selects SecuGen’s U20-A Fingerprint Sensor for Safer Dispensing of Medication

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen is pleased to announce that Phoenix LTC has selected SecuGen’s U20-A fingerprint sensor to integrate secure biometric technology into StatSafe, an automated medication management system used in skilled nursing and long-term facilities.

Phoenix-Based Faith Hospice Announces Chief Strategy Officer’s Appointment to the American Case Management Association Arizona Chapter

PHOENIX, Ariz., April 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Faith Hospice is pleased to announce that Cameron Svendsen, its Chief Strategy Officer, has been appointed to the board of directors of the American Case Management Association Arizona Chapter.

Town & Country Hosts Virtual Hear Better Event in Honor of Better Hearing and Speech Month

SANTA ANA, Calif., April 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Town & Country Life Plan community is offering a free, virtual “Hear Better” event in honor of May’s Better Hearing and Speech Month. Dr. Kelly Tremblay and Dr. Margaret Wallhagen will share affordable solutions to help manage hearing loss in everyday conversations.

New Study Shows Positive Trends and Continued Challenges for University Postdocs

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) today announced the release of Growing Progress in Supporting Postdocs: 2021 National Postdoctoral Association Institutional Policy Report.

Dr. Laju Mathew, Board Certified Dermatologist, Joins the Siperstein Dermatology Group

BOCA RATON, Fla., April 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Laju Mathew, a board certified dermatologist with more than 10 years of experience, joins the prestigious team of board certified dermatologists, board certified facial plastic surgeon, physicians assistants and laser technicians at Siperstein Dermatology Group.

NPA Announces Chalasani, Tetzlaff Win Awards of Highest Distinction

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) today announced that Sreekanth Chalasani, Ph.D. and Julie Tetzlaff, Ph.D. are the 2021 winners of the organization’s two most prestigious awards for exceptional service to the postdoctoral scholar community.

Duke City Cares Launching Behavioral Healthcare Services

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., April 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Duke City Cares, the local family-owned company that developed Duke City Urgent Care and Duke City Primary Care, is launching a Behavioral Healthcare service line to expand the services they offer in their ongoing mission to improve the health of the communities they serve and they are looking for great providers to join their team.

Encounter Telehealth Awards ‘Certificates of Excellence in Mental Health Care’

OMAHA, Neb., April 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Encounter Telehealth awarded their partner facilities ‘Certificates of Excellence in Mental Health Care’ for their perseverance and dedication to the mental health needs of their residents throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

National Postdoctoral Association Unveils New Strategic Plan

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) released a strategic plan for the coming three years to move closer towards its vision of “an inclusive community where all postdocs are empowered, valued, recognized, and supported in their current and future endeavors.”

Corporate Health and Wellness Expert, Wellness Coaches, Releases Whitepaper on the Increased Risks of COVID-19 to Smokers and Their Employers

BLUE BELL, Pa., April 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As COVID-19 lingers on, management teams across the country are struggling to find effective ways to keep their workforce safe and healthy while also keeping productivity levels up. Wellness Coaches offers a comprehensive look into an overlooked workforce demographic in their new whitepaper, “Smoking Cessation During a Pandemic: A look at the medical and financial costs of smoking for people and organizations.”

Virginia Passes Two Bills Increasing Access to Midwifery Care

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s been a busy and productive legislative season for the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM). The organization is anticipating several wins across the country, but right now is thrilled that two bills in the Commonwealth of Virginia were signed by Governor Ralph Northam this month.