Health and Medical News - Page 26

Page 26 of Health and Medical News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Just Among Friends: Long-Term Care Insurance on Facebook

KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Long-term care insurance agents often resist reaching out to friends who could use their help. And seekers of LTC insurance information also resist reaching out to friends who may be in the business. But there’s much to gain from overcoming this reluctance, according to ACSIA Partners, a leading long-term care insurance agency.

E-VAI – the Artificial Intelligence Platform from Eularis Changes the Rules of the Marketing in Pharma

NEW YORK, N.Y. and Tokyo, Sept. 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eularis announces today the release of E-VAI, the latest development in sophisticated artificial intelligence technology delivering next generation analytics and decision making to Pharma marketers globally. E-VAI changes the game for marketers struggling to understand and get value from their marketing.

First Multi-Lingual Group Counseling in History Comes to Web

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reliable group counseling by certified experts is now available online, according to a group of therapists, psychologists, and consultants who have coalesced to form Growthnet, the world’s largest multi-lingual network of Web-based group counselors. According to founders John Toomey, Amy Chang, and Savithri Gandhi, current technology allows services to be provided in several languages, with simultaneous interpretation soon to be available in 17 different tongues.

Vital Images Licenses Zero Footprint Medical Imaging Patent Portfolio from Heart Imaging Technologies

DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heart Imaging Technologies LLC (HeartIT) announced today that Vital Images Inc., a leader in advanced medical image visualization software, has licensed HeartIT’s zero footprint patent portfolio.

10,000+ De-Identified Cardiac MRI Exams with Associated Clinical Reports Available for Research via CloudCMR Platform

DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heart Imaging Technologies (HeartIT) is extremely excited to announce that their CloudCMR service now contains over 10,000 de-identified Cardiac MRI (CMR) procedures and their associated, finalized, clinical reports.

Weitz and Luxenberg Investigating Injuries Caused by Recalled Beacon Tip Angiographic Catheters from Cook Medical

NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., today launched an investigation into injuries sustained by patients when catheters used during cardiac angiogram procedures to inject contrast dye into blood vessels malfunctioned by either splitting or separating, the firm announced.

Twenty Eight of America’s ‘Top 100’ Long-Term Care Insurance Agents Are with a Single Agency, ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 11, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — High-flying birds tend to flock together. At least that seems to be the case with long-term care specialists from ACSIA Partners, a leading long-term care insurance agency. Twenty eight of them received the ‘2015 Long-Term Care Sales Achievement Award’ and were among the top 100 individual LTCi producers, based on premium.

Weitz and Luxenberg Probes Data Breach at Medical Informatics Engineering and NoMoreClipboard

NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weitz and Luxenberg today initiated an investigation into the harm suffered by patients whose private health and financial records were hacked during a recent data breach in Indiana, the law firm announced.

C Diff Foundation Volunteers Raise Clostridium difficile (C.diff.) Awareness July 27 to Aug. 9 at PA and NY Fairs

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Representatives are volunteering and advocating with the C Diff Foundation, raising Clostridium difficile (C.diff.) awareness and providing educational information to the thousands of fair-goers in North Central Pennsylvania and South Central New York.

Spodak Dental Group Named Top 1 percent Nationwide Invisalign Provider

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., July 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group has been named as a Top 1 percent Provider of Invisalign for 2015, which is the highest distinction in the field. Top 1 percent providers make up a select few of all North American Invisalign Providers and are among the most experienced.

Check Out Long-Term Care Insurance Agents before Engaging with Them, ACSIA Partners Advises

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you’re in the market for long-term care insurance, you’ve probably submitted some online forms. And your phone may be ringing. How should you respond? ‘Cautiously at first,’ says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, a leading long-term care insurance agency.

CA SB277: Marin Chiropractor Dr. Harte Says Power Structure Bigoted Against Boy in Wheelchair, vs. Leukemia Boy

CORTE MADERA, Calif., July 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Don Harte, Marin chiropractor, charges the media with ‘an evil bigotry.’ He says, ‘The mass media refuses to acknowledge the existence of vaccine-injured children. This is quite a trick, since we are talking millions of children.’

Dr. Samin Eftekhari Selected as Freedom Day USA State Co-Director for Florida

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., July 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Samin Eftekhari of Spodak Dental Group has been named the Freedom Day USA State Co-Director for Florida. As a Captain in the ARMY Reserve, he is dedicated to giving back to our nation’s personnel.

SAN FRANCISCO: SB277 Protest Rally and Health Freedom March

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Council for Vaccine Safety announced today that on Friday, July 3, Californians will rally simultaneously in cities across the state, to illuminate the truth and stand for health, safety, education, medical freedom and justice for all. Join us as we stand in sincere opposition to the unwarranted and threatening force of the government as it moves – in partnership with big pharma – to strip us of our parental, health and medical freedoms through proposed mandated healthcare legislation, such as California Senate Bill 277.

ACSIA Partners Offers Election Poll on Key Issue: Incentives to Help More Americans Afford Long-Term Care Insurance

KIRKLAND, Wash., June 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today ACSIA Partners LLC announces a straw poll asking Americans to say which 2016 Presidential candidate, Democratic or Republican, is more likely to back federal incentives for owning long-term care insurance.

Spodak Dental Group Welcomes Prestigious General Dentist, Dr. George Sanchez, to Dental Family

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., June 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group expands the team of eminently qualified doctors to include George Sanchez, DDS. He has a passion for excellence and is committed to providing his community with superior dental care.

Opinion: The Failure of Medicine and Opioid Addiction

CORTE MADERA, Calif., June 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Giving voice to a growing public health problem,’ notes Dr. Don Harte, Marin County straight chiropractor, ‘a recent cover of TIME magazine bears a picture of a fishhook, with a pill as ‘bait.’ That cover proclaims ‘They’re the most powerful painkillers ever invented. And they’re creating the worst addiction crisis America has ever seen.’ No kidding!’

Weitz and Luxenberg is Told 95 percent of Eligible Stryker Hip Patients Now Enrolled in Settlement Program

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nationally prominent personal injury law firm Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., today said that 95 percent of registered eligible patients are now enrolled in the Stryker modular hip settlement program. This program has been established to ensure that each injured patient will receive a share of more than $1 billion as compensation for problems encountered with Rejuvenate and ABGII metal-on-metal modular hip implants.

Eastern Pennsylvania Now Sports Latest in Tattoo Revisions

WILKES-BARRE, Pa., June 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rejuvatek Medical, Inc., Sandy, Utah, announced the opening of their latest Tatt2Away(R) center in Eastern Pennsylvania at Marc’s Tattooing and Body Piercing. Tatt2Away offers a patented, innovative alternative to laser tattoo removal that is less painful, less costly, and more effective at removing all tattoo colors of pigment.

ACSIA Partners Offers Free Speakers on a Hot Topic, How to Pay for Long-Term Care When Public Programs Won’t

KIRKLAND, Wash., May 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today ACSIA Partners announces the availability of a national network of speakers with expertise in long-term care funding. They’re prepared to address any group about how to cover the long-term care expenses most longer-living Americans will incur at some point.

Hospital Data Breach Affects Thousands of Patients

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. is investigating another privacy breach that has resulted in the theft of patients’ personal information at several hospitals in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. These hospitals all used the billing services of Medical Management LLC, based in North Carolina, announced the law firm.

County Awards Contract to CARR for Development of Assisted Living Facility Rating System

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The County of San Diego, Aging and Independence Services awarded Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) a fixed price contract for a pilot project to create a rating system for the County’s assisted living facilities, and to develop a consumer-friendly website to display the ratings and facility information.

Half-Removed Tattoos Get Treated by New Non-laser Tattoo Removal Technology

PACIFICA, Calif., April 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sympathizing with those who started their tattoo removal process but whose service provider could no longer continue with the process, Rejuvatek Medical, Inc. of Sandy, Utah, flew in a top tattoo artist from Virginia, Melissa Lukeson, in order to continue the tattoo removal process for those incompleted customers.

Spodak Dental Group Named as a Top Workplace in South Florida

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., April 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group is excited to announce that it has been selected as one of South Florida’s Top Small Workplaces 2015. The company was recognized for its strong team culture, encouraging work environment and professional development efforts. The winners were announced at the Sun Sentinel’s Top Workplaces luncheon on April 23, 2015.

TriWest Healthcare Alliance Announces a New Veterans Hiring Initiative with Hire America’s Heroes

PUYALLUP, Wash., April 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TriWest Healthcare Alliance announced today a new hiring initiative with the non-profit organization Hire America’s Heroes(R). The purpose of the initiative is to provide a unique avenue for job-seeking Veterans in the Puget Sound, Washington area to find jobs in the health care industry. Interested Veterans will submit their resume to an online repository.

Claire Hicks, M.D., Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Named Physician of the Year by Association for Home and Hospice Care of North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C., April 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Claire Hicks, M.D., with Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock, has been named 2015 Physician of the Year by the Association for Home and Hospice Care of North Carolina.

NCGA House of Representatives to Honor Hoogstra, Hendersonville Hospice Contributions with Resolution

RALEIGH, N.C., April 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A resolution recognizing the importance of hospice care and honoring the memory of a western North Carolina visionary and Four Seasons Compassion for Life founder Jean Moulthrop Hoogstra is slated to be read this evening from the floor of the House of Representatives today.

Homecare-Friendly Long-Term Care Plans from ACSIA Partners Let Seniors Continue Living at Home and Save Money Too

KIRKLAND, Wash., April 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Many people envision long-term care insurance as a means of paying the bills when they move into a care facility. If you’re one of them, ‘You should widen your vision,’ says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, an industry leader. ‘LTC insurance also pays for care in one’s own home. But some policies do a better job of it than others.’ Today ACSIA Partners announces a campaign to promote Homecare-Friendly LTC plans.

Release and Book Signing of BioTE Medical President Gary Donovitz M.D. ‘Age Healthier Live Happier’ at Age Management Medicine Group (AMMG) Conference

ORLANDO, Fla., April 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BioTE Medical President and Founder Gary Donovitz M.D. releases his book ‘Age Healthier Live Happier – Avoiding Over-Medication through Natural Hormone Balance’ (ISBN: 9780990706458) to kick off the Age Management Medicine Group Conference at JW Marriott / Ritz Carlton Grande Lakes April 23 – 26, 2015.

North Dakota Passes First Acupuncture Law

BISMARCK, N.D., April 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As a result of the efforts of a small group of dedicated acupuncture and Oriental medicine (AOM) practitioners from the North Dakota Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and proponents of AOM in North Dakota, Governor Jack Dalrymple signed SB 2191 into effect on March 23, 2015, the state’s first law regulating the practice of acupuncture, the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM(R)) announced today.

Millicent Burke-Sinclair, Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Awarded Senior Certified Professional Credential by Society for Human Resources Management

FLAT ROCK, N.C., April 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Millicent Burke-Sinclair, Ed.D, MBA, SPHR(R), SHRM-SCP, director of human resources with Four Seasons Compassion for Life, has been awarded the prestigious senior certified professional designation from the Society for Human Resource Management.

Weitz & Luxenberg Accepting Zimmer Persona Knee Replacement Cases

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A recent voluntary recall of Zimmer Persona Knee Trabecular Metal Tibial Plates, which the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) subsequently categorized as a Class II recall, has led Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., to begin accepting cases involving Zimmer Persona Knee replacement injuries, the law firm today announced.

Four Seasons Compassion For Life Awarded Advanced Certification for Home Care from The Joint Commission

FLAT ROCK, N.C., April 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Seasons Compassion For Life today announces that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval(R) for Home Care. The award recognizes Four Seasons has met the rigorous criteria of nationally recognized and endorsed home care standards through the accreditation process.

Zofran Birth Defect Cases Being Accepted by Weitz and Luxenberg

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., announced it is accepting cases of congenital heart defects and cleft facial abnormalities in children whose mothers took the prescription drug Zofran during pregnancy to relieve symptoms of morning sickness.

TSI Launches MIS ALIF Retractor System

SUGAR LAND, Texas, April 6, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeDan Surgical Innovations (TSI) announced the release of the Phantom AL Retractor System used to facilitate minimally invasive exposure and retraction of the anterior lumbar spine. The Phantom AL Retractor System provides superior visualization with minimal tissue trauma during MIS ALIF procedures.

Spodak Dental Group Offers Free Oral Cancer Screenings In April

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., April 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month and Spodak Dental Group is offering free oral cancer screenings to the public during the entire month.

Medical Care Alert Earns a 2014 Angie’s List Super Service Award for Third Year

NORTHVILLE, Mich., March 31, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the third year in a row, Medical Care Alert has earned the coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting another exemplary year of service provided to members of the consumer review site in 2014.

Weitz and Luxenberg Files Data Breach Lawsuit Against Premera Blue Cross

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. today filed a class action lawsuit against Seattle-based Premera Blue Cross on behalf of policy holders who lost sensitive private information as a result of a massive, sustained hacking of Premera’s computer systems, the law firm announced.

Spodak Dental Group Increases Patient Convenience with New Secure Online Payments

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., March 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group is always looking for ways to provide patients with excellent care and service, and with the addition of a new feature on the website, it’s even more convenient for patients to manage their dental payments.

The California Tuberculosis Controllers Association (CTCA) releases Universal Adult Tuberculosis Risk Assessment today to tackle TB in California

OAKLAND, Calif., March 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Contrary to popular belief, tuberculosis (TB) has not been eliminated in the U.S. With 2145 cases of active TB in 2014, California alone has 23 percent of the nation’s TB cases. However, this represents only a small fraction of the estimated 2.5 million Californians infected with TB. The California Tuberculosis Controllers Association (CTCA) released a Universal Adult TB Risk Assessment today to support efforts to find those infected with TB.