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Pure MHC, LLC Announces Launch of its Peptide HLA Immunotherapy Data Resource following Collaboration with LifeNet Health

AUSTIN, Texas, March 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pure MHC, LLC, a target discovery and development company, today announced the launch of its Peptide HLA Immunotherapy Data Resource (“PHIDR”), built through its collaboration with a trusted provider of transplant solutions and a leader in regenerative medicine, LifeNet Health.

C Diff Foundation Releases ‘C diff and You’ App for Patients, Families, and Caregivers

TAMPA, Fla., March 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation, the leading Global Patient and Healthcare Organization Educating and Advocating for C. difficile (Clostridioides difficile, C. diff., CDAD, CDI) today announced that the organization has developed a free mobile application designed specifically for patients and families who have been impacted by a Clostridioides difficile infection.

Announcing the 2021 Fellows of the American College of Nurse-Midwives

SILVER SPRING, Md., March 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Fellows of the American College of Nurse-Midwives (FACNM) Board of Governors is delighted to share the names of the 81 exemplary midwives who have been accepted for Fellowship in 2021.

Lift & Care Systems Now Accepts Medicare and Medicaid for Patient Lifts in Massachusetts

LAKEVILLE, Mass., March 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lift & Care Systems is happy to announce that they earned accreditation to accept Medicare and Massachusetts Medicaid for patient lifts. The certification, granted by the Healthcare Quality Association on Accreditation (HQAA), allows Lift & Care Systems to sell and service SureHands ceiling lifts for Medicaid and Medicare customers.

AMI Expeditionary Healthcare to partner with Pennsylvania to disseminate 94,600 COVID-19 vaccines to schoolteachers

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AMI Expeditionary Healthcare announces its partnership with the state of Pennsylvania and for its special initiative to help vaccinate all schoolteachers, child-care worker and school staff. Pennsylvania expects to receive an initial allocation of 94,600 doses of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) single-dose vaccine this week and AMI Expeditionary Healthcare will begin vaccinating on March 10.

Pure Transplant Solutions Announces Collaboration with the University of Alabama at Birmingham to Develop Memory B Cell-Directed Diagnostics for HLA-Sensitized Patients

AUSTIN, Texas and BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 11, 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 collaboration agreement with The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), a leading institution in transplant research.

Zeteo Biomedical Receives US Patent for Innovative Sublingual Delivery Device for Vaccines and Pharmaceuticals

AUSTIN, Texas, March 10, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Zeteo Biomedical, a privately held, biomedical device company, announced today it has been awarded a United States Patent for its “Oral Delivery Device and Methods” (US Patent 10238577). This latest patent expands the capabilities of Zeteo’s ZEO Delivery Platform to systemically deliver drugs or biologics, into the body non-invasively via the sublingual route.

Natick Family Dental has Introduced A Variety of Touchless Digital Options in Response to The Pandemic

NATICK, Mass., March 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As states and communities begin to reopen in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Natick Family Dental’s patients are benefitting from a touchless experience to reduce the rate of transmission and ensure their personal safety. Prior to their appointments, all patients receive links (by email) to intake and screening forms that they can fill out electronically.

Recovery Expert Slash Coleman To Discuss New Laughter Yoga Addiction Treatment in Webinar to Help Participants Sustain Long-term Sobriety

RICHMOND, Va., March 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Renowned author and US Laughter Ambassador Slash Coleman announced today that he will offer a webinar on a new form of addiction treatment entitled “Redefining Addiction and Recovery Through Laughter Yoga.”

Wellness Coaches Announces New COVID-19 Testing Contract with Abbott Labs

BLUE BELL, Pa., March 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wellness Coaches has contracted with Abbott to immediately offer ​ the BinaxNOW™ COVID-19 test. Wellness Coaches now offers this 15-minute self-contained rapid test kit for $5 with low-cost administration to existing and new clients.

Midwives for an Equitable and Sustainable Future: ACNM Extends Year of Nurse and Midwife, Begins Decade of the Midwife

SILVER SPRING, Md., March 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization extended the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife into 2021 in Europe, to celebrate and recognize the hard work of nurses and midwives fighting the pandemic. The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) supports this decision and hereby extends this recognition to the United States.

Across Healthcare announces the eDocSS app, an EHR integrated application that allows surgeons and institutions to comply with new Commission on Cancer Synoptic Operative Report Standards

CARROLTON, Ga., March 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Across Healthcare announces the eDocSS app, an EHR integrated application that allows surgeons and institutions to comply with new Commission on Cancer Synoptic Operative Report Standards. Evidence-based research indicates that surgical outcomes related to cancer patients such as quality of life and survival can be improved by adhering to specific operative techniques.

Boomer Brains Declining Faster Than Earlier Generations, Despite Higher Wealth, Education

SUMTER COUNTY, Fla., March 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Despite U.S. Baby Boomers having the longest life expectancy in history, their brains are aging at a faster rate than previous generations, according to a recent Ohio State University nationwide study. The feared complexities of living an increasingly longer life – but with a quickly declining brain – is evitable for those able and willing to invest in advanced treatments, such as the Aviv Medical Program.

Denver-Based Plastic Surgeon and Founder of BEAUTY by BUFORD Presents ‘The Boob Job Bible: Your Ultimate Guide to Breast Surgery’

DENVER, Colo., March 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Board-certified Denver plastic surgeon Dr. Gregory Buford is excited to announce the publication of his latest book, “The Boob Job Bible: Your Ultimate Guide to Breast Surgery.”

Divine Home Care Services Receives Best of Home Care Award for Fourth Consecutive Year

HILLSBORO, Texas, March 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Divine Home Care Services announced today that it has received the 2021 Best of Home Care® – Provider of Choice Award from Home Care Pulse. These awards are granted only to the top-ranking home care providers, based on client satisfaction scores gathered by Home Care Pulse.

Twenty-Nine States Proclaim March SUDC Awareness Month for Unexplained Childhood Deaths

ROSELAND, N.J., March 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Foundation thanks Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming for making statewide proclamations declaring March 2021 as SUDC Awareness Month.

Dr. Rodney Kryzhanovskiy Joins the Spodak Dental Group Team

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., March 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NESSWIRE) — Dr. Rodney Kryzhanovskiy, a general dentist with a passion for transforming lives, joins the admired team of general and specialty dentists at the Spodak Dental Group. He strives to relate to each patient and understand their needs, desires and concerns, and to help them achieve optimal dental health that aligns with their lifestyle.

Senate Reintroduces Legislation to Federally Invest in Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM) Program

SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Yesterday, the Senate reintroduced the Mothers and Offspring Mortality and Morbidity Awareness (MOMMA) Act, critical legislation that seeks to reduce the disparate maternal and infant morbidity and mortality rates, especially among Black and Brown birthing people and infants. The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) strongly supports the MOMMA Act.

Pure Transplant Solutions Announces Collaboration with King’s College London to Support NHS Funded GAMECHANgER-1 Clinical Trial for HLA Sensitized Patients with End Stage Renal Disease

AUSTIN, Texas and LONDON, England, Feb. 24, 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 collaboration agreement with King’s College London.

The Role of ‘Green Therapy’ in Improving Mental Health

LANCASTER, Pa., Feb. 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With mental health struggles surging globally, particularly in the US, Adventure Explorations has released a new white paper entitled “Improving Mental Health: The Power of Outdoor and Adventure.” The piece explores the benefits outdoor activity has on mental health.

Caisson Biotech, LLC and Heparinex, LLC Announce Positive Examination Report of European Patent and the Discovery of a New Class of Sugar Polymers

AUSTIN, Texas and OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Feb. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Caisson Biotech and parent company Heparinex are pleased to announce that they have received a positive examination report from the European Patent Office for a patent covering the chemoenzymatic production of heparosan utilized in the HEPtune® drug delivery platform. Once certified, the new patent family will increase patent coverage across Europe, adding to the U.S. holdings.

19th Annual Postdoc Event Targets Career Successes

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 19th National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) Annual Conference is set for April 15-16, 2021 and will include educational, career advancement and networking opportunities benefiting postdoctoral scholars (“postdocs”) and their host institutions around the world. More than fifty experts will dive into themes of top importance to the greater postdoc community.

Basu Plastic Surgery Launches First Annual Scholarship for Adult Learners Pursuing Medical Degrees in Texas

HOUSTON, Texas, Feb. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C. Bob Basu, MD, MBA, MPH, FACS of Houston is honored to announce the first year of the annual Basu Plastic Surgery Advancing Care Scholarship for Adult Learners. Designed to support adults over the age of 40 who live in Texas as they pursue a graduate degree as a licensed medical practitioner, physician, or nurse.

Zootility Launches a Comfortable Face Mask

PORTLAND, Maine, Feb. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Zootility, a design-driven US manufacturing company, launches a mask to provide comfort and protection to both those who are wearing masks just for a quick trip to the grocery store as well as essential workers who are masked 8+ hours per day.

Virtual Speech Therapy Company, Great Speech, Inc., Contracts with Harbour Benefits Holding Inc. to Increase Plan Participant Access to Telehealth

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Feb. 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Great Speech, Inc., a pioneer in the online speech therapy space, has contracted with Harbour Benefits Holding Inc, to increase access for much-needed virtual speech therapy services to Harbour’s plan participants.

California Plastic Surgery Practice Paves the Way for Women in Cosmetic Medicine

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The field of plastic surgery has long had a gender imbalance: while 92% of patients are women, most plastic surgeons are men. In fact, only 1 out of 5 plastic surgeons is female. This is gradually changing, due in part to women like board certified plastic surgeon Christa Clark, MD, FACS, who employs an all-female staff at her practice, Granite Bay Cosmetic Surgery.

Rescindo Therapeutics’ RSC-57 Receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation and Rare Pediatric Disease Designation for Kabuki Syndrome

CARY, N.C., Feb. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rescindo Therapeutics Inc., a drug discovery company dedicated to the development of new treatments for rare genetic disorders, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Orphan Drug Designation and Rare Pediatric Disease Designation for the Company’s lead drug RSC-57, for the treatment of patients with Kabuki Syndrome.

JNL Technologies Launches Quantum SA Standalone Wander Management Control Unit

IXONIA, Wis., Feb. 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — JNL Technologies, maker of Quantum nurse call, wander management, and access control systems, is now shipping Quantum SA, a standalone wander management system. Using the same proven Bluetooth technology as JNL’s Quantum DCS product line, the Quantum SA does not require cable installation or the purchase of a Quantum server and is perfect for smaller areas that do not require centralized management.

Flightpath Biosciences Launches via Illumina Accelerator to Conduct Largest Clinical Biomarker Study in Lyme Disease

BERKELEY, Calif., Feb. 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Flightpath Biosciences, a life sciences company, launched today claiming a spot in Illumina Accelerator’s second global class to develop diagnostics and microbiome-targeted therapeutics to treat rare pathogen-driven diseases. The company has operated in stealth since its founding in mid-2019 and has built a pipeline of drug candidates for a wide range of diseases, starting with acute and Persistent Lyme Disease (PLD).

MWBE’s For PPE: American Manufacturing Re-Investing In Underserved Communities

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Minority business enterprise (MBE) New York-based development and diversity supplier firm, MRV Group, LLC partners with architectural firm DXA studio to re-invest American made PPE sales to 501(c)(6) and 501(c)(3) organizations that support MWBE’s and underserved communities impacted by COVID-19.

Kalyagen Announces Launch of ‘Stem the Tide of Time’ Campaign Featuring NBA Hall of Fame Finalist Marques Johnson

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kalyagen is pleased to announce the launch of its “Stem the Tide of Time” social media campaign featuring former UCLA Bruin and Milwaukee Buck All-Star Marques Johnson to promote STEMREGEN;, a natural stem cell enhancer documented to increase the number of circulating stem cells by stimulating Endogenous Stem Cell Mobilization (ESCM). (VIDEO)

Kalyagen™ Announces Launch of Clinical Trial to Evaluate STEMREGEN® and Stem Cells for Advanced Heart Failure Patients

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kalyagen™, along with the Sociedad Espanola de Medicina Regenerativa y Terapia Celular (the “Spanish Society of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Therapy”), is pleased to announce the launch of a multicenter clinical trial, “The Effect of Stemregen and Adipose Stroma Vascular Fraction (SVF) Either Individually or in Combination in Patient With Heart Failure,” to evaluate the use of stem cell therapies in patients suffering from heart failure.

EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants Acquires Pharmaceutical Strategies Group

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Holdings, Inc. (EPIC) announced today that it has agreed to acquire Pharmaceutical Strategies Group (PSG). The move incorporates the expertise and resources of the nation’s largest independent pharmacy benefit consulting firm into EPIC’s Employee Benefits Consulting practice.

Pure Protein, LLC and Pure Transplant Solutions, LLC Promote Blake Harlan to President and Dr. Rico Buchli to Vice President of Products and Services

AUSTIN, Texas and OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Feb. 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pure Protein, LLC (Pure Protein) and subsidiary company Pure Transplant Solutions, LLC (PTS), announced today that Blake Harlan has been promoted to President and Rico Buchli, PhD to Vice President of Products and Services.

Coral Springs Medical & Dental Takes Industry-Leading Approach to Healthcare

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Feb. 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HG Doctors recently added a third location to its family of healthcare practices – Coral Springs Medical & Dental. Its one-stop approach to healthcare services is a driving force behind its expansion. This new facility offers primary care/family medicine, geriatrics, senior activities, behavioral health, podiatry and dental care – all under one roof.

Blockit COVID-19 Operations Platform Powers Big City Vaccination

MCKINNEY, Texas, Feb. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Blockit Inc., a leading provider of digital care coordination solutions, has been on the front lines of the pandemic, providing a no-cost adaptation of their deeply integrated and highly sophisticated healthcare scheduling platform to be utilized toward COVID-19 relief efforts. Today, Blockit announced that its vaccine scheduling solution is now being used by over 350 organizations responsible for scheduling over 400,000 vaccines.

30,000 Sq-Ft Medical Center Opens in FL Corridor – First Research-Driven Medical Program Dedicated to Treating the Aging Process, Improving Brain Performance

SUMTER COUNTY, Fla., Feb. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — World leader in improving brain performance, Aviv Clinics, has opened its state-of-the-art, 30,000-square-foot medical facility – the first treatment center of its kind in North America. The practice, located at The Center for Advanced Healthcare in The Villages, Florida, is dedicated to Aviv’s scientifically evidenced medical program concentrated in hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT).

National Postdoctoral Association Applauds Pay Increases for Postdocs

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As advocates for a rewarding postdoctoral experience, the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) applauds the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for increasing the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) stipends for fiscal year 2021.

Japanese Offices in US Host Healthcare Tech and Digital Health Startup Business Opportunity Webinar for Expansion to Japan

SEATTLE, Wash., Feb. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Hyogo Business & Cultural Center and the Kobe Trade Information Office today announced the hosting of a webinar for Healthcare Tech and Digital Health startups looking for opportunities to expand their business into Japan. The webinar will be the first of its kind, with the goal of connecting with and providing useful information to as many potential future business partners as possible.

New Study Confirms PhoneSoap ExpressPro Disinfection Technology Kills 99.99% of SARS-CoV-2 Virus

PROVO, Utah, Jan. 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PhoneSoap proudly announces a 99.99% reduction of SARS-CoV-2 with its ExpressPro disinfection technology. According to a recent study conducted by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, the PhoneSoap ExpressPro, a rapid UV disinfection device for cell phones, tablets, and other hard-to-clean hand-held items, resulted in a 99.99% reduction of SARS-CoV-2 during the 30-second cycle time.