Health and Medical News - Page 15

Page 15 of Health and Medical News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Leading Edge Veterinary Equipment Signs New Distributor, Midwest Veterinary Supply

DENVER, Colo., Dec. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading Edge Veterinary Equipment, an international supplier of new and exclusive veterinary medical equipment, announce their agreement with Midwest Veterinary Supply as the newest authorized distributor of Leading Edge products. Midwest Veterinary Supply is one of the country’s premier animal health companies, recently celebrating its 50th Anniversary.

Matt McCann, a Long-Term Care Leader, Joins LTC Financial Partners to Help Aging Americans Prepare for Mounting Care Needs

KIRKLAND, Wash., Dec. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matt McCann’s mom was 59 when she cut herself, a seemingly minor accident. The wound developed a staph infection that led to a long hospital stay with complications; and then, suddenly, she found herself needing ‘long-term care’ or help with the tasks of daily living, services not covered by regular health insurance. Today, 15 years later, he embarks on a new phase of his career by accepting the post of Senior Vice President with LTC Financial Partners, LLC.

Mukuria Wins Adelina Award

NAIROBI, KENYA, Dec. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Megan White Mukuria, founder of ZanaAfrica, is the latest recipient of the Adelina Award, a prize awarded for exemplary accomplishment in the areas of humanitarian assistance, environmental improvement, education reform, sustainability, and disaster relief, according to John Toomey, Eula Laki and Lydia Ramos of Friends Beyond Borders and the World Mind Network, co-chairs of the Awards Committee.

For Many Women, a Long-Term Care Protection ‘Package’ May Be an Ideal Holiday Gift, Ohio LTC Leader Says

CLEVELAND, Ohio, Dec. 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Looking for a special present for a special woman? ‘A long-term care protection package may be just the ticket,’ says Denise Gott, Executive Vice-President of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP).

Mountain Home Care's 'Caregiver Leadership Award' Honors Everyday Heroes, Dual Roles

ARDEN, N.C., Nov. 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In celebration of Mountain Home Care’s 10th anniversary observance of November’s National Family Caregiver Awareness Month, Lana Wilde found it difficult, if not impossible, to choose only one dual role caregiver to receive the company’s ‘Caregiver Leadership Award.’ That’s why, in an informal, family-style reception themed ‘Caregivers are Everyday Heroes,’ Friday, November 22, from 2-4 p.m., the company’s owner and founder awarded each caregiver with a commemorative pin, a warm smile, and a grateful hug.

Right at Home Dayton honors caregivers during National Caregivers Appreciation Month

DAYTON, Ohio, Nov. 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — November is National Caregivers Appreciation Month; and Right at Home Dayton In-Home Care and Assistance is making sure their experienced and well-trained caregivers are recognized for their dedication and compassion. National Caregiver Appreciation Month aims to acknowledge those who dedicate their time to caring for others.

November Is Long-Term Care Month Seven Times Over

KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) has identified seven (count ’em) awareness campaigns that are competing with Thanksgiving for space at November’s table of caring. ‘They’re all worthy and they’re all needed,’ says Mark Goldberg, LTCFP’s National Sales Manager, ‘because they all address, in different ways, a common problem that is huge, universal, and under-appreciated. That’s the growing need for long-term care planning.’

Test Shown to Reduce Early Cancer Deaths is Now Available to Patients

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Nov. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SignatureCLL today announced that the first laboratory test ever shown in a clinical trial to improve one year survival rates in cancer is now available to patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (also called CLL). The U.S. cancer physician who invented the test and the British scientist who used it to make discoveries in leukemia will offer the test under the trade name SignatuRx(TM) through their own, newly-formed laboratory company.

National LTC Network Hosts Genworth President and CEO, Tom McInerney

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Nov. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At the National LTC Network’s recent Annual Shareholders Meeting in Dallas, Thomas J. McInerney, President and CEO of Genworth Financial, Inc., shared his thoughts – engaging the group in a robust discussion on the future of the long term care (LTC) insurance industry.

EPIC’s Janice Stanger takes the stage at top 2013 Wellness Conference

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Janice Stanger, a leading wellness expert and benefits consultant for EPIC, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, was a featured guest speaker at the 2013 Fall Wellness Forum Conference. At the conference, held November 8, 9 and 10 in Columbus, Ohio, Stanger spoke on incorporating effective wellness programs into the workplace and on private healthcare exchanges.

Paragon Puts Ilast® Center Stage

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading biopharmaceutical company Paragon BioTeck, Inc. announced today that it plans to launch its new line of products, known as Ilast(R), at the Annual American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting in New Orleans. Paragon signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Horus Pharma to supply Ilast(R) ocular care products in the U.S. last month, and the company is excited to release these products to ophthalmology professionals.

Four Seasons Illuminates the Holiday Season with 23rd annual ‘Tree of Lights’ and ‘Songs for the Seasons’ Celebrations

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Nov. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Illuminate the joys of the holiday season with Four Seasons Compassion for Life’s community celebrations, the 23rd annual ‘Tree of Lights,’ Friday, Dec. 6, 5:30 p.m., and ‘Songs for the Seasons,’ Sunday, Dec. 15, 2-4 p.m.

Deer Antler Spray Company Nutronics Labs Encourages Product Comparisons

CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Natural supplement company Nutronics Labs released a statement today encouraging deer antler spray consumers to do thorough product research before buying health supplements online. Nutronics Labs is the leading manufacturer of deer antler spray and boasts the world’s strongest supplements available – but as the popularity of their products continues to grow, they have seen hundreds of imitation products flood the market recently.

New TV Show Reveals the Impact and Importance of Neuromonitoring During High-Risk Surgical Procedures

WESTCHESTER, N.Y., Nov. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neuro Alert, a Westchester N.Y.-based healthcare organization providing neuromonitoring services for surgeons and hospitals, has proudly announced the completion of shooting their new educational TV Show for Public Access TV and other TV networks across the New York Metropolitan area. The show will start airing around November 15, 2013 on various stations.

Mountain Home Care Announces the Creation of ‘Caregiver Leadership Award’

ARDEN, N.C., Oct. 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In celebration of its 10th anniversary and National Family Caregiver’s Month in November, Mountain Home Care announces the creation of its ‘Caregiver Leadership Award.’ The award recognizes exemplary professional caregivers with dual roles of service in the workplace and in their families.

Four Seasons Named No. 1 Western North Carolina Hospice Provider

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Oct. 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A respected hospice care provider in North Carolina for almost a decade, Four Seasons Compassion for Life leads the western region of the state for its significant percentage of patients served.

New Health Care Reform Consulting Services Company Assists Employers with Tracking Employee Hours Across the U.S.

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Oct. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — American Fidelity Administrative Services, LLC (AFAS), the recent addition to the American Fidelity family of companies and established in response to great demand from American Fidelity Assurance Company’s (AFA) customers, now offers a tool to assist employers with the complicated Health Care Reform law that requires employers to track employee hours constantly to determine their eligibility for health care coverage.

Heart Imaging Technologies Announces OsiriX Interface for its web-based, image management application, WebPAX

DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heart IT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero-footprint medical imaging workstation, announced today the release of the OsiriX interface for the WebPAX(R) image management system.

Paragon BioTeck Signs Exclusive Distribution Agreement with Horus Pharma for Ilast

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon BioTeck, Inc. today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Horus Pharma for rights to supply the Ilast(R) range of its medical-grade ocular hygiene and lid care products within the United States; it begins on an exclusive basis this month.

TeamSnap Partners with Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children to Launch Health and Fitness Advisory Board

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, the world’s number one web and mobile team management service, today announced the formation of the TeamSnap Health and Fitness Advisory Board in cooperation with HealthONE’s Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children (RMHC).

Neuro Alert Announces Its Participation in the NASS 2013 Annual Meeting in New Orleans

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Oct. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neuro Alert, a premier healthcare organization providing neuromonitoring services for surgeons and hospitals throughout the United States, is pleased to announce its participation in The North American Spine Society (NASS) 28th Annual Meeting. The upcoming event will be held October 9-12, 2013, at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La.

Janet Bull, M.D., Four Seasons Chief Medical Officer, Named ‘Visionary’ Leader in Hospice and Palliative Medicine by AAHPM

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Oct. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Janet Bull, M.D., chief medical officer of Four Seasons Compassion for Life, has been named a Top 30 Visionary by the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

Four Seasons to Sponsor ‘Healing with Horses’ A Teen Grief Support Camp

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Oct. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A unique opportunity for grieving teenagers, using the assistance of horses in group therapy, will be held on two consecutive Saturdays, October 19 and October 26, 2013. The camp, hosted at Cantrell Farm in Mills River, N.C. is offered by the Heart Songs Program at Four Seasons Compassion for Life.

Neuro Alert Announces New Board of Advisors

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Sept. 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neuro Alert, a well-established healthcare organization and recognized leader in neuromonitoring services for surgeons, surgical groups and hospitals across the United States, has recently appointed six members to serve on their board of advisors. The new members of the team come from a variety of backgrounds and have a proven track record of success in business.

Four Seasons Efforts to Improve Palliative Care in Zambia Featured in Documentary

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A premiere screening of ‘A Unified Presence,’ a short documentary film featuring Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock, and its cross-continental partnership with the Palliative Care Association of Zambia is slated for Tuesday, October 15, at Asheville Community Theater, 6:30-9 p.m.

Four Seasons Receives HRSA Grant Expanding Hospice and Palliative Care in Eight WNC Counties

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Sept. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rural and medically underserved populations of eight western North Carolina counties will now have improved end of life care, thanks to a model education and training program of Four Seasons Compassion for Life.

Leading Edge Veterinary Equipment Extends their Product Line into Anesthesia with the New Tec 3 Vaporizer

DENVER, Colo., Sept. 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Known for their ‘Does More, Costs Less’ philosophy, Leading Edge just released a Tec 3 Vaporizer that doesn’t disappoint. The Tec 3 Vaporizer extends Leading Edge’s offerings into anesthetics and carries a 72 month warranty, longer than any other industry leader. The Tec 3 uses proven design principles to ensure output concentration is unaffected by flow rate, temperature differences, length of use, liquid level, or back pressure fluctuation within its clinical range.

Long-Term Care Leader Seeks Alliances with 1,000 Insurance and Financial Advisers, a Move Prompted by the Surge of Aging Baby Boomers

KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) offers alliance opportunities to 1,000 independent advisers who wish to help longer-living Americans prepare for upcoming long-term care (LTC) needs. The aim is to handle an expected glut of clients by leveraging, through the advisers, LTCFP’s expertise, solution set, and outreach tools.

2013 Neurotech Leaders Forum to Feature Promising New Startups

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neurotech Reports, the publisher of Neurotech Business Report newsletter, today announced that several startup and early stage neurotechnology companies will be presenting at the 2013 Neurotech Leaders Forum, to be held in San Francisco October 14-15 at the Radisson Hotel SFO.

Sacramento’s First Walk of Hope Supports Local Couples Struggling with Infertility

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To help raise awareness and community for infertile couples, California IVF Fertility Center and RESOLVE, the National Infertility Association, are sponsoring Sacramento’s first Walk of Hope. The Walk of Hope aims to build connections and offer encouragement for the 7.3 million Americans struggling with infertility. The Walk of Hope is being held at 8 a.m. on Saturday, September 21, 2013.