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Spodak Dental Group Sponsored Womens Self-Defense Class as Part of Family Wellness Month

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., May 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Spodak Dental Group sponsored a LADIES F.I.R.S.T. Self Defense class this past Friday, May 11 as part of Family Wellness Month. The class was led by Sgt. Ken Stephens (ret.), a 20-year veteran police officer with 16 years of S.W.A.T. experience. The roughly three-hour course was completely underwritten by Dr. Craig Spodak as a way to help community members learn tips to protect themselves if ever faced with an attacker.

2nd Annual Global C.diff. Walks in US and UK to Raise Awareness on Importance of Clostridium difficile Infections Worldwide

TEANECK, N.J., May 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Presented by the C Diff Foundation, the 2nd Annual Global C.diff. Awareness 2K Walks will take place on Saturday, May 19 at three separate locations: Morris A. Votee Park, Teaneck, New Jersey; Sims Park, New Port Richey, Florida; and in Leicester, England. All locations will include t-shirts and resourceful educational material for all registered walkers. The U.S. locations will also include water bottles and hydration stations.

Residents Medical Amasses a Dream Team Consisting of Deans, Chief Residents, MDs and PhDs to Help Medical Residency Candidates

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Every year between Sept. and Feb., thousands of medical school graduates interview for residencies. It’s the last stage before a M.B.B.S., M.D., or D.O. degree holder can sit for their Board examinations and practice as a licensed physician in the U.S. This is where Residents Medical comes in – a respected organization that specializes in education, guidance, preparation, consulting and medical residency placement. (UPDATED)

EyeBuyDirect Announces ‘Buy 1 Give 1’ Initiative, Will Donate a Pair of Glasses with Every Order

AUSTIN, Texas, May 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EyeBuyDirect, the online prescription eyewear retailer, announced today a “Buy 1 Give 1” Program that donates a pair of prescription glasses to someone in need worldwide for every transaction made through the online retailer. As a part of the Essilor Group, this new initiative directly supports Vision for Life, a social impact fund giving access to vision care to the most underserved communities worldwide.

New Study Strengthens Evidence that Fluoride Safely Prevents Tooth Decay, But Critics Ignore the Study They Once Welcomed

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A study led by researchers at the federal government’s National Toxicology Program (NTP) has found no link between elevated levels of fluoride and cognitive/learning deficits. The American Fluoridation Society (AFS) reports that the recently released NTP study examined rats that consumed food and water with varying exposures of fluoride.

National Infertility Week culminates with release of documentary film, ‘The Empty Womb’

SANTA FE, N.M., May 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Award-winning filmmaker, Betsy Chasse, announces inaugural release of her eagerly anticipated documentary, “The Empty Womb,” marking the end of National Infertility Week. A depiction of the griefs infertility, “The Empty Womb” film features humanitarian artist, Robbi Firestone, who shares her infertility/IVF journey through art; “The Empty Womb” museum installation.

The Sun Sentinel Names Spodak Dental Group A Winner of The South Florida 2018 Top Workplaces Award

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., April 30, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group has been awarded a 2018 Top Workplaces honor by The Sun Sentinel for the fourth year in a row. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by Energage, LLC. Several aspects of workplace culture were anonymously measured, including alignment, effectiveness, and connection, just to name a few.

Healthcare Tech Outlook Names Delta Care Rx a Top 10 Pharmacy Management Solution Provider

FREMONT, Calif., April 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Delta Care Rx, a leading pharmaceutical innovator in end of life care, has been named one of the “Top 10 Pharmacy Management Solution Providers of 2018,” according to Healthcare Tech Outlook, a digital and print magazine publication of Valley Media, Inc.

Alejandro Arboleda Named 2018 Koch Kellan Scholar

PORTLAND, Ore., April 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon BioTeck, Inc., an ophthalmic pharmaceutical and medical device company, announced today that Alejandro Arboleda has been named its 2018 Koch Kellan Scholar. Paragon Gives, a Paragon BioTeck initiative, awards the Koch Kellan Scholarship to an outstanding graduate medical student committed to elevating the standard of eye care through social responsibility and a clinical, teaching or research career in ophthalmology.

San Antonio Podiatrist Washes Away Tough Cases of Heel Pain with Water

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, March 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Ed Davis, San Antonio podiatrist, states that heel pain is often caused by plantar fasciitis which is an inflammatory condition of the plantar fascia. The plantar fascia is a tough fibrous band of tissue that starts in the heel bone and goes forward across the arch to attach to the bases of the toes.

Magnifi Group and Bespa Global to Host Inaugural Annual Lower Extremity IEP Fellows and Young Surgeons’ Course

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lower Extremity Fellows, Residents and Young Surgeons from leading U.S. Orthopaedic Centers and Hospitals will attend the 1st annual Lower Extremity IEP Fellows & Young Surgeons Course, to be held in Austin, Texas, May 18-20, 2018, Magnifi Group announced today.

C Diff Foundation Presents Award to CutisPharma in Recognition of Contribution to C. diff. Community

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., March 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The C Diff Foundation announced today that it presented CutisPharma, Inc., its “Making a Difference” award as a special recognition of the significant contribution that CutisPharma has made to the C.diff. Community: helping the advancement of C.diff. awareness as well as expanding treatment options for C.diff. patients.

Adapt by Delta Care Rx Debuts a Shared Patient-Clinician Palliative Care Experience Powered by TapCloud

PITTSBURGH, Pa., March 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The simple touch of a finger sparks the newest innovation in the quest for quality, responsive patient-centered care. Adapt by Delta Care Rx, an advanced disease management and therapeutics solution, debuts a patient-clinician communication interface powered by TapCloud, a leading provider of real time patient generated health data.

Medical Care Alert Earns 6th Consecutive Angie’s List Award

NORTHVILLE, Mich., March 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the 6th year in a row, Medical Care Alert has received the Angie’s List Super Service Award for outstanding customer service. This 2018 award follows Medical Care Alert’s recent back-to-back ‘Gator100’ awards recognizing the company’s continued growth.

Delta Care Rx Now Interfaces with HEALTHCAREfirst Electronic Health Records

PITTSBURGH, Pa., March 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Delta Care Rx, a leading pharmaceutical innovator in end of life care, announces an exciting interface with HEALTHCAREfirst, a leading provider of web-based home health and hospice software, billing and coding services, Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems, or CAHPS, Surveys and advanced analytics.

March is Residency Match Month: Residents Medical Candidates Achieve Medical Residency across America

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Every March dozens of Residents Medical medical residency candidates find out if they attained their much-desired medical residency. There is no other more anticipated event for medical school graduates than the National Resident’s Matching Program (NRMP) Match and Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Programs (SOAP). More than 50,000 applicants apply annually, but more than 5,000 don’t make the cut. Residents Medical works to ensure their medical residency candidates achieve their dream residency.

The Pap Corps Hosts Inaugural Yacht Hop and Waterside Soiree to Raise Cancer Research Funds

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., March 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pap Corps, Champions for Cancer Research is proud to announce that acclaimed movement artist/choreographer Jon Boogz and The Aqualillies will be headlining their “Inaugural Yacht Hop & Waterside Soiree.” The mega night of mega yachts will take place on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at the famed Turnberry Marina and Turnberry Isle Condominium. This nautical night will support The Pap Corps in their mission to raise research funds for all types of cancer at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami.

SUDC Foundation Celebrates Launch of UK Affiliate, SUDC UK

CEDAR GROVE, N.J., March 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of its affiliate in the United Kingdom, SUDC UK. The SUDC Foundation, which is based in the United States, serves over 800 families in 18 countries who have experienced the unique challenges and unanswered questions that follow a sudden, unexpected and unexplained loss of a child.

Spodak Dental Group Offers The Revolutionary LANAP Protocol to Treat Patients Who Have Periodontal Disease

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Feb. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group is proud to offer its patients who are suffering from periodontal disease with a new, non-surgical treatment technique. The LANAP protocol is an FDA-cleared laser treatment that offers patients a less painful, more successful treatment alternative to conventional gum surgery because there is no need for cutting or sutures.

Spodak Dental Group’s Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon Is Available to Treat Patients on Saturdays

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Feb. 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Juan C. Arroyo, Spodak Dental Group’s Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, is now seeing patients on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. While it is unprecedented for dental offices to be open on Saturdays, it is even rarer for the oral surgeon to be available and treat patients. Normally, if a patient was experiencing pain on Friday evening or Saturday, he/she would have to wait to be seen until Monday.

In Michigan, a Battle between Veteran Asbestos Cancer Victims and the Asbestos Industry

LANSING, Mich., Feb. 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two weeks ago a bill HB 5456 titled Asbestos Claim Transparency, drafted by the National Chamber of Commerce and Asbestos companies was pushed into Michigan with promises of campaign donations, says Goldberg, Persky & White P.C. Today, Michigan’s Commanders Group (Congressionally Chartered Veterans Organizations) filed their resolution in opposition to the bill.

Ten States Proclaim March 2018 Awareness Month for Unexplained Childhood Deaths to Kick Off Month-Long Campaign

CEDAR GROVE, N.J., Feb. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Foundation is pleased to announce 10 states, Alabama, Arizona, Iowa, Louisiana, Michigan, Nevada, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Utah and Wisconsin, have made statewide proclamations declaring March 2018 SUDC Awareness Month. These are the first states to join a nationwide effort led by the SUDC Foundation to raise awareness of one of the most under-recognized medical tragedies of our time.

Delta Care Rx Now Integrates with Suncoast Electronic Medical Records

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Feb. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Delta Care Rx, a leading pharmaceutical innovator in end of life care, announces a robust integration with Suncoast by Complia Health, a leading global provider of home health care and hospice software solutions.

Gun Control, or Doctor Control? asks Dr. Harte

CORTE MADERA, Calif., Feb. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist and former Libertarian State Senate candidate, says of the school shooting in Broward County, Florida, “It’s time to take radical action… Doctor Control.”

Medical Care Alert Named to University of Florida’s Gator100 List of Fastest Growing Companies for Second Year

NORTHVILLE, Mich., Feb. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Medical Care Alert, a leading provider of medical alert systems to senior citizens nationwide, has been named to the University of Florida’s Gator100 list of fastest growing alumni companies for the second year in a row.

Union Institute and University Master of Arts Online Health and Wellness Program Earns Programmatic CAAHEP Accreditation

CINCINNATI, Ohio, Feb. 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Union Institute & University’s Master of Arts Online Program Health & Wellness Lactation Consultant Distance Degree Program has been awarded initial accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). Union is a national university with academic centers located in: Ohio, Florida, and California.

Spodak Dental Group Named On Inc. Magazine’s 36th Annual List Of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies – The Inc. 5000

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Jan. 30, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inc. magazine named Spodak Dental Group on its 36th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment- its independent small and midsized businesses.

Neurotech Reports Announces 2018 Investment and Management Conference for Bioelectronic Medicine

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 30, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neurotech Reports, the publisher of Neurotech Business Report newsletter, today announced the launch of the Bioelectronic Medicine Forum, the first investment and management conference for the bioelectronic medicine industry. The inaugural event will take place on March 22, 2018 at the Millennium Broadway Times Square in New York, N.Y.

Auto Iron Brake Dust and High Blood Pressure: The ‘Moon Dust’ Link

KESWICK, Va., Jan. 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Did you know that every person has 50,000 miles of blood vessels that are exposed to deadly iron? This is the concept that will be addressed by William J. Rowe, M.D. at the upcoming Internal Medicine and Patient Care Conference, March 26-27, 2018 in Vienna, Austria.

The C Diff Foundation Raises Clostridium difficile Infection (C.difficile) Clinical Trial Awareness Worldwide

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 22, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The C Diff Foundation announced today that their organization has implemented a global campaign to raise awareness of Clostridium difficile infection (C.difficile) clinical trials, clinical studies, clinical research and observational studies evaluating interventions for C. difficile prevention, treatments, and environmental safety.