Health and Medical News

Health and Medical News – including medical services and technology, nursing, seniorcare, hospice and palliative care, medical private practices, hospitals, alternative health and nutrition, dental, vision and optical, drugs and pharma, and related healthcare and medicine related news from the Send2Press Newswire service.


EyeBuyDirect Introduces SightRelax Enhanced Digital Protection Prescription Lenses, Starting at Just $81

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A recent survey of over 1,000 individuals conducted by EyeBuyDirect, the fastest growing online prescription eyewear retailer, found 4 in 5 people spend five or more hours a day looking at a screen, with a third in front of a screen for eight hours or more. Nearly half (46 percent) say their eyes hurt, or need time to adjust, after viewing a screen, and 81 percent believe the amount of time spent in front of a screen has at least a little effect on overall health.

Large Number of Medical Residency Applicants Receive Rejections

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This year marked the 16th consecutive increase in the number of medical residency positions offered and Residents Medical, an educational and residency placement organization, is taking notice.

Magnifi Group, Inc. to Host the 8th Annual Spine IEP Fellows and Young Surgeons’ Course in San Francisco, CA

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over 60 Spine Fellows and Young Surgeons from the United States’ top spine centers and hospitals across the U.S. will attend the 8th annual Spine IEP Fellows & Young Surgeons’ Course, to be held in San Francisco, Calif., Nov. 16-18, 2018, Magnifi Group announced today.

EyeBuyDirect Launches New Line of RFLKT Glasses – Premium Winter Eyewear

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EyeBuyDirect today announced a new line of RFLKT glasses designed with the winter months in the forefront. New styles released include Planete, Illusion, Resonance, Luminous and Era, and will be available starting November 12. The five new frames in EyeBuyDirect’s premium line reflect the best winter has to offer when it comes to colors – clear blue, pink golden and brown striped.

Flu Prevention Tips for the 2018 – 2019 Flu Season from Primary Care Physicians of Florida

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Nov. 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seasonal flu activity typically begins in October and November and can last into late May, but the worst of it typically occurs sometime between December and January, says Primary Care Physicians. Even though there have not been many cases of flu reported within Florida so far this year, don’t assume that this will be a mild flu season.

Magnifi Group Announces eLearning Platform Integration with Med World Live Video Platform

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Magnifi Group, Inc. has announced the release of an Application Program Interface (API) between its eLearning Learn-WiseGo platform and the Med World Live video delivery platform. This integration allows authorized sales trainees to view Med World Live videos directly in their Learn-WiseGo content library.

Leading Companies to Support C Diff Foundation 6th Annual International C.diff. Conference and Health EXPO, Nov. 8-9, Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Oct. 31, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The C Diff Foundation is honored to welcome leading companies to the 6th Annual International “C.diff. Awareness Conference and Health EXPO,” as they come together to make a global difference. These companies are dedicated to the prevention, diagnostics, treatments, environmental safety products and services focused on C.difficile infections and Healthcare-associated infections and whose role serves great importance in the C.diff. community.

The future in your eyes is now: Lucyd Loud, the latest technology in smart glasses

MIAMI, Fla., Oct. 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Answer and control phone calls, text via voice, listen to music, receive notifications and access WhatsApp without taking your phone out of your pocket, while still being able to hear the world around you. Say hello to Lucyd Loud.

The Pap Corps Receives $100,000 Matching Gift Challenge by The Yass Family

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pap Corps Champions for Cancer Research has announced a $100,000 matching gift challenge by The Yass Family. This gift will be utilized to enhance the 2018 Dr. Kevin Berkowitz Memorial End of Year Giving Campaign, which will be directed towards melanoma research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

Spodak Dental Group Provided Military Veterans and Their Families with $17,000 of Free Dental Care During Freedom Day USA 2018

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Oct. 22, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group (“SDG”) recently provided complimentary dental services to the men and women of the US Armed Forces and their family members as part of the Sixth Annual Freedom Day USA. In total, 32 patients were treated at no cost during the event.

Residents Medical Creates Pathways for Medical Residency Applicants

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For medical students who want to practice medicine in the U.S., September is the most important month. Why? September is when the application process starts for medical school graduates to begin their hands-on training or Graduate Medical Education (GME). The competition is fierce. That’s where Residents Medical comes in.

Holistic Practitioner Desiree Arnold Presents ‘Women’s Midlife Revolution Summit 2018’ a Free Teleconference

TRINIDAD, Oct. 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With society continuing to place great emphasis on youthfulness, for many women, aging presents its own unique midlife crisis. Desiree Arnold understands firsthand the emotional and physical toil on women upon reaching their 40’s and beyond. A holistic practitioner, naturopath and the founder of Lifely Up, a web portal dedicated to menopausal transition, Arnold wanted to nurture women through a passage that she feels should be celebrated not vilified.

SUDC Foundation Applauds Introduction of Federal Bill to Address Unexpected Child, Infant Deaths

CEDAR GROVE, N.J., Oct. 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The SUDC Foundation is pleased to support Scarlett’s Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act, legislation introduced by U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), and U.S. Representatives Gwen Moore (WI-04), Tom Cole (OK-04) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) to combat Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) and Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID).

New Billboard Campaign in FIVE U.S. Cities Honoring Healthy 2-Year Old Who Died Last Year Just Days After Vaccines

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Sept. 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This week, the non-profit Learn The Risk launched five billboards on the East Coast, including New York and Boston, honoring Nicholas Catone, a healthy 20-month old boy who lost his life to vaccines.

BOGE Oil Free Compressors Eliminate Risk in the Food Industry

POWDER SPRINGS, Ga., Sept. 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In recent months, there have been numerous instances in the news about food borne illnesses that have reaffirmed the ongoing need for quality oil free compressors in kitchens and food preparation areas, says BOGE America, Inc.

Neuroprosthetics Pioneer to Keynote at the 2018 Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neurotech Reports today announced that the keynote speaker at the 18th annual Neurotech Leaders Forum will be Hunter Peckham, a pioneer in the field of neuroprosthetics, technology that restores movement for people living with paralysis.

Advalent Launches Network 360 to Drive Multi-Dimensional Provider Performance in Value-Based Care Contracting

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Sept. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Advalent, a market-leading healthcare technology company focusing on payer solutions announced today the launch of a new network contracting and analytics product – Network 360(TM). Designed for payers and risk bearing healthcare providers, Network 360 is a breakthrough analytics platform that analyzes network, enables value-based contracting, and manages both upside and downside risk.

Spodak Dental Group To Provide Free Dental Care as Part of Freedom Day USA on October 11, 2018

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Sept. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group (“SDG”) proudly announces its participation in the Sixth Annual Freedom Day USA, in which SDG will provide complimentary dental services to the men and women of our Armed Forces, and their immediate family members. Freedom Day USA is a “Day of Free” to thank military personnel and their families for the sacrifices they make each day to ensure our freedom.

Lauded Everest Foundation Research Scholars Land Their Medical Residency

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Everest Foundation (EF) just released its 2018 list of EF Scholars that landed a medical residency training slot on July 1, 2018. Shirisha Reddy, M.D. and Sharjeel Israr, M.D. were among the people to start their residency on July 1; both are from South Asia.

Papa Continues to Expand Across Florida to Stop the Loneliness Epidemic

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As of August 2018, Papa Inc. expands to the Orlando and Jacksonville markets to assist seniors and elders with transportation, household chores, and technology. Papa’s mission to cure loneliness for seniors is aligned with their goals to bring on energetic college students who aspire to bridge the generational gap and give companionship to senior citizens.

Dr. Marchand Awarded World Record for Hysterectomy through the Smallest Incision Ever

MESA, Ariz., Sept. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The World Record Academy today Awarded Dr. Greg J. Marchand, of Marchand Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery, a world record for performing hysterectomy through the smallest incision ever. The surgery involved removal of a uterus, ovaries and Fallopian tubes all through an incision the diameter of an AAA battery. The record was awarded after a lengthy verification process performed by the academy to verify the results.

Medical Practice Consulting Services Expands Billing Operations in North Carolina

NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH, N.C., Sept. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Medical Practice Consulting Services (MPCS), a leading national group of practice growth consultants offering revenue cycle management services today announce the strategic expansion and opening of their billing operations, with offices at 2000 New River Inlet, Suite 1001.

Erika Pusillo of Spodak Dental Group Awarded Fellowship in The American Association of Dental Office Management

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Aug. 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group is pleased to announce that Practice Optimizer Erika Pusillo has achieved the distinction of Fellow in the American Association of Dental Office Management (AADOM). The Fellowship achievement recognizes outstanding professional and educational achievements in dental practice administration and is awarded only to those who have completed rigorous requirements set forth by AADOM.

EPIC Insurance Brokers Honored by American Heart Association for Workplace Health Achievement

HOUSTON, Texas and NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 22, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that EPIC’s Houston office and New York-based Frenkel & Company – an EPIC Company have received Bronze level recognitions in the American Heart Association’s Workplace Health Achievement Index.

Dr. Tiffany Dudley Offers Improved Treatment Options for Community Members Who Suffer from Sleep Apnea

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Aug. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Tiffany Dudley of Spodak Dental Group is committed to saving lives and is dedicated to helping her community members treat their sleep apnea condition. Studies show that people who suffer from untreated sleep apnea can have a decreased life expectancy, so treatment is incredibly important for overall health.

Rural Iowa Veterans Gain Better Medical Access Through New Telemedicine Partnership

OSCEOLA, Iowa, Aug. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Clarke County Hospital in Osceola, Iowa and the Veterans Administration in Des Moines recently partnered in a telemedicine exchange offering a rural Veteran a much-needed cardiology consultation.

Advalent Corporation Completes Acquisition of Medvensys Analytics

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Aug. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Advalent Corporation, a claims administration and medical management platform for complex value-based care products and Medvensys, a leading cloud-based analytics technology in clinical and financial outcomes for healthcare organizations announced today that they have entered a definitive agreement whereby Advalent has agreed to acquire Medvensys.

Pinehurst Surgical Clinic Calls for Expansion of Affordable Medical Access in Richmond County Area

PINEHURST, N.C., Aug. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pinehurst Surgical Clinic (PSC) has served Richmond County and its surrounding areas since 1946 as a reliable and trustworthy provider of affordable surgical services. Offering a number of medical services, from a Urological Surgical Center and a Women’s Care Center, Pinehurst Surgical Center has proved itself a valuable and necessary surgical resource in Richmond County.

United Disabilities Services Wins National Award for Work Related to Improving Outcomes for Individuals with Depression and Anxiety

LANCASTER, Pa., Aug. 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Disabilities Services (UDS) Care Management Program, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to serving people with disabilities in Pennsylvania, announced that it has received first place in the Stories from the Field contest. This award recognizes organizations serving people with disabilities who have successfully grown their community-based business.

Local Foot and Ankle Surgeon Heals His Own Foot Pain with New Brace

CARMEL, Ind., Aug. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An idea for a new medical device for foot pain surfaced when podiatrist Dr. Patrick DeHeer suffered from posterior tibial tendonitis – a common foot and ankle problem – after taking up running. Since traditional treatment options weren’t efficient or effective enough, DeHeer and his partners formed IQ Med LLC and developed The Equinus Brace.

David Copperfield Performing Special Benefit Show for Kids of Courage

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Aug. 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kids of Courage, a medically-supervised travel program for seriously sick children and young adults, is currently in Las Vegas for their annual summer adventure. The unique non-profit program provides adaptive activities and events for individuals with life-threatening illnesses and serious disabilities. The current group consists of 120 medically-fragile campers from all over North America, accompanied by volunteer physicians, nurses, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, and caretaker counselors.

National Behavioral Health Conference Scheduled in New Orleans, October 28 – 31, 2018

NEW ORLEANS, La., Aug. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 2018 59th Annual National Dialogues on Behavioral Health (NDBH) conference will be held in New Orleans at the Renaissance Arts Hotel from October 28 – 31, 2018, and is titled “Reinventing the Behavioral Health Workforce: Implementing Innovative Solutions.”

Advalent Partners with Novus Healthcare to Close the Gap in Value-Based Care

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., July 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Advalent Corporation signed a partnership in early 2018 with Novus Healthcare to identify patients who could benefit from value-based care and implement that approach using Advalent’s Value-Based Care Platform and Novus’ population health management programs.

PET Imaging Institute of South Florida Increases its Presence in Fort Lauderdale by Opening a New Dedicated PET/CT Facility

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PET Imaging Institute of South Florida (PIISF), a leader in the PET/CT Medical Imaging Market, announced today that they will be opening a new, dedicated, 2800 sq. ft. PET/CT facility in Fort Lauderdale. PIISF has experienced rapid growth and an expanding patient base across Broward County, creating the need to open a new facility in this underserved area.

Spodak Dental Group Earns Invisalign’s Highest Distinction, VIP: Diamond Provider

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., July 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group has earned the VIP: Diamond Provider of Invisalign(R) for 2018, which is the highest distinction in the field. VIP: Diamond Providers are the most experienced providers of the Invisalign(R) treatment, and include only a few of all North American Invisalign(R) Providers.

EyeBuyDirect Launches its New ‘Catch of the Day’ Summer Collection

AUSTIN, Texas, July 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At the beach or by the pool, EyeBuyDirect’s new Catch of the Day summer collection, released today, aims to highlight an individual’s personal style. As the fastest-growing online prescription eyewear retailer, the collection marks the beginning of EyeBuyDirect’s #ItsHowYouFrameIt campaign, which focuses on bright colors, limitless expression and positivity.

CandyLipz Conducts Clinical Trial to Resolve Consumer Cupping Concerns

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When some customers showed concern over cupping marks after using the lip plumper manufactured by CandyLipz, LLC, the company quickly jumped into action. It hired a third-party independent investigative research vendor, Biometrix, Inc -, a company that has conducted clinical trials for major multinational biotech, dermatology, product manufacturers and more for 20 plus years – to prove that there was nothing to worry about.

‘California punishes doctor for acting like a doctor,’ says Dr. Harte

CORTE MADERA, Calif., July 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist and former Libertarian State Senate candidate, is “horrified and disgusted” by the California medical board’s attack upon pro-vaccine freedom pediatrician, Dr. Bob Spears.

Spodak Dental Group and Surfrider Foundation Partnered for the Eighth Annual Beach Cleanup Event

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., June 28, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group and the Surfrider Foundation Palm Beach Chapter partnered for the Eighth Annual SDG Beach Cleanup and cleaned more than 140 pounds of trash from Delray’s beach. The event was held Sunday, June 24 at the Delray Beach South End, South Tower 5, and more than 55 community members joined forces to ensure a safe and clean beach.

‘WHOOPING COUGH UPTICK’ is Medical Fake News, Medical Scam, says Dr. Don Harte

CORTE MADERA, Calif., June 25, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist and former Libertarian State Senate candidate, is disgusted but not surprised by the latest “medical scam/fake news.”