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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.

Podiatric Group Brings Modern Approach, Old Charm to Horizon West with New Clinic

WINTER GARDEN, Fla., Aug. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Monday, Central Florida podiatric group Modern Foot & Ankle will open the doors of its brand-new flagship location in Horizon West. The office will be operated by board-certified physician Roma Patel, D.P.M.

KROST Acts as Exclusive Financial Advisor for Integrity Bio in Sale to Curia

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Integrity Bio, Inc., a privately held formulation and fill-finish organization, was sold to Curia (formerly Albany Molecular Research, Inc. (AMRI)), a Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) and leading global provider of advanced contract research, development, and manufacturing solutions. KROST, a Los Angeles-based firm, acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Integrity Bio in the transaction.

The Spodak Dental Group Celebrates 45th Anniversary By Giving Back to Their Local Community

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Aug. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Established in 1976, the Spodak Dental Group is proud to now celebrate their 45th Anniversary in Delray Beach, Fla. The team of board certified general and specialty dentists and dental professionals realize that the community is a big part of their business longevity so are giving back to local community members and organizations as a way to say thank you.

Jam to Low-Down Blues with Hurricane Jerry Loos at the Westerwood Blueberries and The Blues Concert

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Westerwood Senior Living community is hosting a Blueberries & The Blues summer concert from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Friday, August 13, 2021, featuring local blues artist Hurricane Jerry Loos. Relax in the shade while you listen to low-down blues and celebrate the Columbus blueberry season with chilled blueberry limoncello cocktails and tasty treats created by Westerwood’s Chef Marshall.

McWhirter Promotes Tanya Shubert to Vice President of Management and Operations, Mid-South

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, McWhirter, a leading commercial services firm in the southeast, announced the promotion of Tanya Shubert to Vice President of Management and Operations, Mid-South. Shubert joined McWhirter in 2018 and has been instrumental in growing the medical office property management portfolio to 11 buildings across Alabama and Mississippi.

Individual with Down Syndrome Testifies for Phasing Out Subminimum Wages for Individuals with Disabilities

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) and the Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress (MDSC) applaud the testimony of John Anton at Wednesday’s Education & Labor Committee joint subcommittee hearing, “Phasing Out Subminimum Wages: Supporting the Transition to Competitive Integrated Employment for Workers with Disabilities.”

Grace Gardens Memory Care Opens This Summer

SANTA ANA, Calif., July 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Town & Country Life Plan Community announces the grand opening of Grace Gardens, a $25 million memory care community featuring one of the largest outdoor garden courtyards in Orange County. The nonprofit community offers residency for approximately 80 residents with Alzheimer’s and dementia in four distinct neighborhoods.

Drink HRW Hydrogen Tablets Outperform Caffeine in Improving Brain Metabolism After Sleep Deprivation

COQUITIAM, B.C., July 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The COVID-19 pandemic is creating unprecedented levels of sleep deprivation, which presents a significant risk to mental and physical health, says Drink HRW. Additionally, “COVID-somnia,” a term coined to describe the rising prevalence of insomnia following COVID-19 infection, has begun to emerge.

Pure Transplant Solutions, LLC Announces Research Collaboration with the Department of Surgery at the University of Cambridge

AUSTIN, Texas and CAMBRIDGE, U.K., July 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pure Transplant Solutions, LLC (PTS), a collaboration driven biotechnology company focused on the development of human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-based diagnostics and therapeutics within the field of transplantation, is proud to announce that it has entered into a research collaboration with The University of Cambridge Abdominal Transplant Centre at Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

Zootility Introduces Hover Shield For Travel, Designed To Fit Disposable Masks

PORTLAND, Maine, July 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Zootility, a design-driven US manufacturing company, announces a breakthrough innovation – the first travel eye shield, known as Hover Shield, that attaches to any disposable mask. Unlike any of its conventional bulky design predecessors, the nearly invisible Hover Shield provides an attractive solution for traveling, seasonal allergies, yard work, large public gatherings, institutional settings, and working in dusty environments.

New Children’s Book Entitled ‘Adventure Zone’ Excites Experts with Its Fun Format to Explain Pediatric Therapies

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Authors Allison Klimowicz and Veronica Stanley-Hooper have written a children’s book entitled “Adventure Zone” (ISBN: 979-8524737199). This book, written for parents and children from the ages of 6 to 12 years old, explains pediatric therapies in a fun, informative way.

Kalyagen Announces Release of Free eBook on How to Optimize Health Using Stem Cells

AUSTIN, Texas, July 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kalyagen® has announced the release and availability of a free eBook, “The Stemregen Effect – Tapping into the Power of Your Own Stem Cells,” which provides an overview of how stem cells are the body’s repair system and how STEMREGEN®, a natural stem cell enhancer, has been documented to increase the number of circulating stem cells by stimulating Endogenous Stem Cell Mobilization (ESCM).

Kidney Restore, A Science-Based Kidney Supplement Has Over 900 Positive Amazon Reviews, Helping 50,000+ To Support Good Kidney Health

WOOD-RIDGE, N.J., July 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This scientific kidney supplement offers exceptional benefits to support good kidney health and paves the way for normal kidney function. Robert Galarowicz, a kidney sufferer and the founder of Healthy Kidney Inc., has created a breakthrough natural kidney remedy by combining the very best of kidney-restorative nutrients.

West Bloomfield Med Spa Establishes New Location

WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich., July 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pristine Rejuvenation, located in West Bloomfield, recently converted from a mobile medical aesthetics practice created in early 2020 at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic to a more permanent location to serve its clients in a greater capacity.

The Spodak Dental Group Partners with the Delray Beach Police Department to Provide a Safe Remote Location During Hurricane Season

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., July 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With hurricane season approaching, the Spodak Dental Group team once again partners with the Delray Beach Police Department to provide the disaster relief team a safe “home base” shelter in the event of a severe weather occurrence.

Digital Health Company, MD On Demand, Now Offers Affordable Health Care In The U.S.

CHARLESTON, S.C., June 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MD On Demand now provides patients with access to high-quality doctors and nurses in the U.S., whether or not they have health insurance, while saving the patient valuable time and the costly expenses.

Live-Online C. diff. Symposium developed to support and guide patients, families, and caregivers through a C. difficile illness

TAMPA, Fla., June 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The C Diff Foundation will host a free, live-online, and interactive symposium on Friday, July 16, 2021 from 1 to 3 p.m. EDT. Sponsored by Seres Therapeutics, the event is designed for patients who are being treated for a C. diff. infection (CDI) in addition to those who are recovering or who have experienced CDI recurrences.

Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda Announces Organization Identity Change to Empowered Aging

PLEASANT HILL, Calif., June 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the needs of seniors, adults with disabilities, and their families, announced an official rebrand to Empowered Aging.