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World Renowned C Diff Foundation Announces First Ever Appointment of Paul Feuerstadt, M.D. as Director of Medical Education

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., May 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation, a one hundred percent volunteer, world renowned 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, has appointed nationally renowned Gastroenterologist, Dr. Paul Feuerstadt as its first Director of Medical Education.

BECOMING to Host Inaugural Meditation and Mindfulness Retreat for Individuals Navigating Divorce

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BECOMING, an organization providing mindfulness and meditation tools and retreats for those navigating major life transitions, announced today the kickoff of the first full-day meditation retreat of its kind for divorcing individuals in South Florida on Saturday May 25, 2019.

Ashtanga House of Yoga Offers All Levels of Ashtanga Yoga Classes Including Mysore Style

ALPHARETTA, Ga., May 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ashtanga House of Yoga, LLC is a new studio dedicated to the power of the Ashtanga practice and is located at 11890 Douglas Rd Suite 109, Alpharetta, GA 30005. Ashtanga House of Yoga welcomes students of all levels and yoga backgrounds.

Marten den Haring Joins Lirio as Chief Product Officer

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This week, Marten J. den Haring, Ph.D., MSc, joins the Lirio team as Chief Product Officer with over 20 years of experience growing major software companies in the U.S. and Canada. Den Haring recently held executive positions at Element AI and Digital Reasoning, two highly respected AI companies.

Windward Life Care Celebrates 15 Years of Meeting Evolving Needs of San Diego’s Aging and Disabled Adults

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This month Windward Life Care(R) reached a milestone, celebrating 15 years of business. Since 2004, Windward Life Care has grown to be one of San Diego County’s premier aging services firms, evolving alongside the rapidly transforming elder care landscape.

End of Life Choices California, Non-Profit Organization Launches

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — End of Life Choices California announced today the official launch of its newly established non-profit organization dedicated to providing factual information and personal support regarding California’s End of Life Option Act (EOLOA) and all other legal end-of-life options to the medical community and to the public.

The Florida Legislature Takes Ground-Breaking Steps Towards Solving the Opioid Crisis in Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., May 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an effort to combat the opioid epidemic, which just seems to be getting worse, the Florida legislature took proactive steps in fighting this deadly problem during this year’s 2019 legislative session, The Florida Society for Doctors of Oriental Medicine announced today.

The New Old Age: America’s Elders Fumbling Through the Journey of Aging

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., May 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Absolute Trust Talk, a monthly podcast released by Absolute Trust Counsel, recently sat down with Linda Fodrini-Johnson, Founder and Executive Director of Eldercare Services, to discuss the solution to aging with ease.

New Market Research Report on Bioelectronic Medicine Forecasts $16.6B Market

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A newly published market research report from Neurotech Reports, the leading market intelligence firm in the neurotechnology industry, forecasts that the worldwide market for bioelectronic medicine and related technologies will reach $16.6 billion by 2025.

Bryan University to Hold Public Informational Meeting about Health Career Training

ROGERS, Ark., May 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Due to ongoing demand for qualified healthcare professionals in northwest Arkansas, Bryan University will be holding a public informational meeting about healthcare training programs offered at both its Rogers campus and via the institution’s online division.

Mohima Sanyal Named 2019 Koch Kellan Scholar

PORTLAND, Ore., May 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon BioTeck, Inc., an ophthalmic pharmaceutical and medical device company, announced today that Mohima Sanyal has been named its 2019 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/

Heartstrings Hospice of Columbia and Lexington, SC 2019 Hospice Honors Recipient

COLUMBIA, S.C., May 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heartstrings Hospice has been named a 2019 Hospice Honors recipient by HEALTHCAREfirst, a leading provider of billing and coding services, CAHPS surveys and advanced analytics. Hospice Honors is a prestigious program that recognizes hospices providing the highest level of quality as measured from the caregiver’s point of view.

Michigan Fibromyalgia Awareness Day Focuses on Drug-Free Strategies for Pain

WARREN, Mich., May 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 12:30 p.m., the Fibromyalgia Association will host its 18th annual Michigan Fibromyalgia Awareness Day at the Webber Cancer Center in Warren, Michigan. Governor Whitmer is issuing a proclamation recognizing Fibromyalgia Awareness Day in the state of Michigan, and State Representative Lori Stone will present a Tribute.

Governor Matt Bevin Signs Proclamation Declaring May Lyme Disease Awareness Month in Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky., May 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Governor of Kentucky, Matt Bevin, officially declared May 2019 as Lyme Disease awareness month all across the state. Patient advocate Christina Kovacs lead the charge to raise awareness for the disease after battling late stage Lyme disease herself. Kovacs worked with Bevin and his office to draft an official statewide Proclamation which was signed into effect this year.

Jury Acquits Ex-Judge in DNR Trespass Case

AITKIN, Minn., April 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Following a three-day trial, an Aitkin County jury recently found retired district court judge Robert Graff not guilty of trespassing in the DNR Savanna State Forest in Aitkin County, the Peterson Law Office announced today.

New Research Sheds Light on Potential Role of Febrile Seizures and Other Risk Factors in Sudden Deaths in Children

ROSELAND, N.J., April 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The SUDC Foundation highlights newly-published research from the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) that identifies an increased rate of febrile seizures among children who die suddenly, both with and without explanation. The authors of the article report the need for more research.

The Sun Sentinel Names Spodak Dental Group a Winner of The South Florida Top Workplaces 2019 Award

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., April 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2019 honor by The Sun Sentinel for the fifth year in a row. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by Energage, LLC, a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools. The anonymous survey measures several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution, and connection, just to name a few.

Atlantic Coast Surgical Suites performs first navigated reverse total shoulder at an ambulatory surgery center in New England

SEABROOK, N.H., April 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Atlantic Coast Surgical Suites is an ambulatory surgery center designed for, and specializing in, outpatient joint replacement surgery. Today, Dr. Moby Parsons of The Knee, Hip and Shoulder Center performed the first outpatient reverse shoulder replacement here using the Exactech GPS (Guided Personalized Surgery) preoperative planning and navigation system.

Ohio Marijuana Card to Give Away 15 Free Evaluations Per Month to Those in Need

CLEVELAND, Ohio, April 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ohio Marijuana Card, Ohio’s largest provider of medical marijuana evaluations, will be giving away 15 free medical marijuana evaluations each month in an effort to help patients in financial need offset some of the cost of medical marijuana at dispensaries.

ChildFirst Behavior Therapy to sponsor upcoming autism walk on Chicago’s North Shore

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., April 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ChildFirst Behavior Therapy, a local provider of progressive ABA therapy for children affected by autism, announced today that it has sponsored the upcoming Autism Speaks Walk on Chicago’s North Shore on April 28, 2019.

7 Springs Orthopedics to Expand Locations and Services

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., April 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 7 Springs Orthopedics is announcing the expansion of its facilities and service lines following its first institutional financing round. The company has begun the process of opening new locations throughout Middle Tennessee, starting with Bellevue and East Nashville, and also adding physical therapy services to its existing clinics in Brentwood and Antioch.

National Disability Provider Association Names Nicole Dufour and Marian Mulba-Poquee Recipient of 2019 DSP of the Year Award

MONTPELIER, Vt., April 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This morning, the American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR) announced that Nicole Dufour and Marian Mulba-Poquee, both Direct Support Professionals at The Institute of Professional Practice, Inc., have been named the recipient of the 2019 DSP of the Year award.

A Day of Self Discovery and Soulful Inquiry for Care Providers

GREENSBORO, N.C., April 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Creative Aging Network-NC is excited to announce its 2019 Creative Aging Symposium: Building Creative Communities Across Generations coming up April 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bell Campus in Greensboro, the event will be repeated on May 1 during the same hours at the Harris Conference Center in Charlotte.

C Diff Foundation Hosts 3rd Annual Global C.diff. Awareness 2K Walks

TEANECK, N.J., April 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation announced today that registration is now open for the 3rd Annual Global C.diff. Awareness 2K Walks. The events, which will take place at the Morris A. Votee Park, Teaneck, N.J., Charlestown Township Park, Phoenixville, Pa., and Sims Park, New Port Richey, Fla., will be hosted by the C Diff Foundation on Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Lift and Care Systems Now Offers Wheelchair to Car Transfer Devices

LAKEVILLE, Mass., April 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lift & Care Systems is proud to carry Access Unlimited’s Multi-Lift and Glide n Go wheelchair to car transfer devices. The Access Unlimited Multi-Lift is designed to be used primarily with cars, but it can also be used for vans, trucks or SUVs.

Blockit Joins the Heroes to Healthcare Mission to Support Rapid Organizational Growth

MCKINNEY, Texas, April 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ImPowerQ Associates announced today that Blockit, a leading innovator in applying advanced technology to today’s complex healthcare challenges, are joining the Heroes to Healthcare mission, a U.S. Department of Labor and VA approved national apprenticeship program focusing on addressing the high unemployment and underemployment rates among enlisted level veterans with healthcare occupational experience while in uniform.

SB 276: California doesn’t trust its own Medical Doctors

CORTE MADERA, Calif., April 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist, former Libertarian State Senate candidate, issues a dire warning against SB 276, which will eliminate the medical exemption for vaccination. “This is political-medical terrorism of parents and children.”

Keep Our Seniors Safe Act Passes Senate Committee – Portantino’s SB 172

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) announces its collaboration and partnership with California State Senator Anthony Portantino (D, SD 25) in the drafting of Senate Bill 172 Firearms, enhancing safe storage protections for the two most vulnerable populations in our society: the elderly and children.

More than 11,000 Medical Residency Applicants Did Not Match Into Residency

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On March 14, 2019 the National Residency Match Program (NRMP) released the list of applicants that applied for a Post Graduate Training slot also known as a medical “Residency.” There were just over 44,600 applicants that applied for 35,000 residency positions nationwide, says Residents Medical.

Teens at Highest Risk for Fatal Allergic Reactions: Teen Offers Life Saving Strategies in New Book

SYRACUSE, N.Y., April 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Teens with food allergies are at the greatest risk of suffering a fatal reaction. Fifteen-year-old Olivier Deldicque is on a mission to change that. His new book, “When Every Bite Matters: One Teen’s Journey with Food Allergies” (ISBN: 978-0578418537; Pop Fly Publishing) outlines life saving tips and advice for teens coping with food allergies.

NexHealth and The Smilist Partner to Bring Modern Dental Care to New York and New Jersey

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NexHealth, a fast-growing, New York-based patient experience management solution, is announcing its partnership with The Smilist. With a total of 21 (and growing) locations throughout New York City, Long Island, and New Jersey, The Smilist makes it easy for patients to find a convenient dental office.

Dr. Lisset Arenas Joins the Spodak Dental Group Team

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., March 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Lisset Arenas, a dedicated and highly-skilled general dentist, has joined the Spodak Dental Group team in Delray Beach, Fla. A 2017 graduate of the University of Florida College of Dentistry, Dr. Arenas looks forward to providing her patients with unparalleled dental care.

Inclusive Fitness Approach Strengthens People of All Abilities

LANCASTER, Mass., March 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Unified Health & Performance (UHP), a distinctive fitness center located in Lancaster, Massachusetts aspires to be a presence in inclusive athletics. Founded in 2016 with a mission to enable people with and without disabilities to train alongside one another, UHP members encompass a wide range of athletes with personal fitness goals including those from high school and collegiate sports programs, marathon runners, and individuals.

Local Orthopaedic Surgeon to Discuss Advancements in Shoulder Replacement on the World Stage

PORTSMOUTH, N.H., March 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Moby Parsons, a joint replacement specialist at the Knee, Hip and Shoulder Center in Portsmouth, N.H., helped to pioneer a surgical navigation tool that is now being widely used around the world to improve the results of shoulder replacement.

Residents Medical Celebrates Women Doctors in Honor of 2019 International Women’s Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Residents Medical, a woman-owned, internationally-renowned graduate medical education organization, is excited to celebrate International Woman’s Day on March 8. Agata Everest, owner, has a special passion for the recognition this day brings to women, worldwide.

Lirio Expands Behavioral Expertise with Key Hire, Chandra Osborn

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., March 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lirio, The Behavior Change Company, welcomes Chandra Osborn as new Chief Behavioral Officer, paving the way for advanced developments in behavioral analysis and communication. Chandra is highly skilled and respected in behavioral science, having worked tirelessly to expand behavioral research and analysis in both the public and private sectors.

Demaree Crossing Assisted Living and Memory Care Hosts Free Memory Care Workshops

GREENWOOD, Ind., March 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Meridian Senior Living’s Demaree Crossing Assisted Living and Memory Care hosts two ongoing memory care workshops: Caregiver Cafe and Mini Dementia Workshops every month onsite at 1255 Demaree Road, Greenwood, IN 46143. These workshops are vital as the global impact of dementia is staggering.

Integrity Home Care + Hospice Today Opens Doors of Fort Scott Location

FORT SCOTT, Kan., March 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Integrity Home Care + Hospice today announces the opening of its Fort Scott location, offering quality post-acute care and hospice throughout the region. The home health and hospice provider is at 902 South Horton Street, where it will provide acute rehabilitation and hospice services.

Popular Podcast Focuses on Alzheimer’s: Early Detection, Future Planning and Signs Misinterpreted

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., March 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Absolute Trust Talk, a monthly podcast released by Absolute Trust Counsel, recently sat down with Dori Sproul, a family care specialist from the Alzheimer’s Association of Northern California, to discuss the myths and misconceptions associated with Alzheimer’s – a growing epidemic that affects more than 5 million people each year.

Twenty States Proclaim March SUDC Awareness Month for Unexplained Childhood Deaths

ROSELAND, N.J., March 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Foundation is pleased to announce 20 states, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Hawaii, Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington and West Virginia have made statewide proclamations declaring March 2019 SUDC Awareness Month.