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C.diff. International Conference and Health EXPO Will Deliver Up-to-date Clostridioides difficile Data + More Nov. 6-7 In St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, Mo., July 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The C Diff Foundation is honored to welcome 30+ international leading topic experts from hospitals, pharma, biotech, academia, and Government agencies to deliver and discuss critical information on global healthcare-associated issues.

OverSightMD Expands Aging in Place Solutions with Connelly Certified Care in Illinois

MILPITAS, Calif. and CHICAGO, Ill., July 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OverSightMD has made Connelly Certified Care, a St. Charles Illinois based home care company as its exclusive certified partner to offer aging in place solutions to seniors and their families in the greater Chicago area.

Founder of Stillbrave Childhood Cancer Foundation to Run 206-Mile Ultra-Marathon on Mount St. Helens Volcano

BURKE, Va., July 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stillbrave Childhood Cancer Foundation announced that its founder and director, “Tattoo Tom” Mitchell is on a mission to raise $500,000 to support children with cancer and their families. From August 9 through 13, he will return to Mount St. Helens to make his fourth attempt at what’s been called “the most challenging endurance race in North America” – the Bigfoot 200.

Papa’s ‘Grandkids On-demand’ for Seniors Launches Nationwide Expansion in Seven New States

MIAMI, Fla., June 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Papa, a leader in the Elder Tech industry announced they have expanded services to California, Illinois, Texas, Mississippi, Arkansas, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Papa is expanding beyond its current markets of 19 cities throughout Florida, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. Papa Pals support older adults with transportation, household chores, technology, and companionship.

New Weight Loss Blog Provides Intermittent Dry Fasting Advice

SCRANTON, Pa., June 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Health enthusiast Jeff Mirro has announced a new blog – JeffMirro.com – that gives free advice on intermittent dry fasting to lose weight and cure health problems. It draws from the collected experience and knowledge of many of the most influential online experts and motivates people to lose weight, heal, and rejuvenate.

IEDCO Vacuum Conveying Systems Designed to Overcome Difficult Plant Layouts

TURNERSVILLE, N.J., June 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — IEDCO, a leader in the design and manufacture of custom engineered powder handling systems and solutions offers custom design solutions for efficiently moving powders in plants with difficult layouts.

John Sebesta Joins Zanthion as Chief Financial Officer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — John Sebesta has joined Zanthion as their new CFO. John has many years of experience as a financial consultant, owning and operating a business and negotiating difficult international military contracts. His experience is an excellent fit for Zanthion’s current need to satisfy rigorous US compliance requirements.

Local Club to host a family-friendly fundraising event for local drug addiction awareness organization

FREDERICK, Md., June 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Free Riders IMC to host the First Annual Fundraiser event benefiting Maryland Heroin Awareness Advocates, both nonprofit organizations. June 22, 2019 from 12-8 p.m. at “The Farm” Amvets Post #2 Event Address: 9602 Baltimore Road Frederick Maryland 21704.

2019 Lupus Insight Prize Awarded to Dr. Ignacio Sanz: Recognizes Studies of Harmful Immune Cells in Lupus

BOSTON, Mass., June 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Lupus Research Alliance has awarded its 2019 Lupus Insight Prize to Ignacio Sanz, MD, for discovering that certain little-understood immune system cells are a major source of the harmful proteins that promote lupus symptoms. His work could spark new treatments for the disease and help doctors determine which patients could benefit from current drugs.

EyeBuyDirect Announces Collaboration with Queer Eye’s Tan France – Fans Will ‘Style the Stylist’ for Chance to Win $500 in Fabulous Eyewear

AUSTIN, Texas, June 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global eyewear retailer EyeBuyDirect is teaming up with Tan France in a campaign to let his followers style him. Fans will get to turn the tables on the style guru when they vote on which glasses look best on him. France, who is best known for his role on the Emmy-award-winning series “Queer Eye,” has of late found even more followers with the release of his book “Naturally Tan.”

Astin Home Care Wins Top Rated Local Business Award

ATLANTA, Ga., June 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For their outstanding service throughout the years, Astin Home Care Agency has been honored with the prestigious 2019 Top Rated Local award. Consumers rate agency among the top 5 home health care providers in Georgia.

John Hagelgans Joins Zanthion as Chief Technology Officer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — John Hagelgans has joined Zanthion(TM) as their new CTO. Zanthion spent over a year looking for a new chief technology officer based in the United States with the integrity and intelligence to help them achieve dominance in the elderly care market.

Brand New Day Taps OverSightMD to Offer Its High-Tech Aging In Place Platform and Services to Senior Members Throughout California

WESTMINSTER, Calif., June 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brand New Day, a Medicare Advantage prescription plan available in 12 California counties, has tapped Milpitas, Calif. based OverSightMD, to offer its high-tech aging in place platform and services to senior members living at home.

Spring Creek Labs to Exhibit at MJBizConNEXT in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, La., June 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spring Creek Labs Inc. announced today that thousands of cannabis industry innovators and 250 exhibitors will meet at MJBizConNEXT. The event will take place on June 12-14, 2019 at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Spodak Dental Group Spends 43rd Anniversary At Their Ninth Annual Beach Cleanup Event

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., June 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group celebrated the company’s 43rd Anniversary by giving back to their community and cleaning up the Delray’s beach. The Ninth Annual SDG Beach Cleanup was held Sunday, June 2 at the Delray Beach South End, South Tower 5, and more than 60 pounds of trash was removed by more than 75 community members.

Walk with Us to Cure Lupus, Chicago – There’s Strength in Our Strides

CHICAGO, Ill., May 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Join Chicago’s lupus community and the Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) Saturday, June 8, 2019 to Walk with Us to Cure Lupus at 633 Clark Street on the Northwestern University Campus in Evanston, Illinois. Walk with Us to Cure Lupus is the LRA’s signature national program that unites communities across the country to achieve one goal – to raise the much-needed funds to improve care and find the cure.

Walk with Us to Cure Lupus, Boston – There’s Strength in Our Strides!

BOSTON, Mass., May 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Join the Boston Bruins at the liveliest lupus walk Boston has ever seen! The lupus community will gather for the Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) Boston “Walk with Us to Cure Lupus” 9 a.m., Saturday, June 1, 2019 in DCR’s Baxter Park at Assembly Row in Somerville, Mass.

Kraft Technology Group Achieves HIPAA Compliance with Compliancy Group

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kraft Technology Group, a Nashville-based managed IT service provider, is pleased to announce that we have achieved compliance with the federally mandated standards of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) through the use of Compliancy Group’s proprietary HIPAA methodology, The Guard(R) compliance tracking software, and HIPAA Seal of Compliance.

World Renowned C Diff Foundation Announces First Ever Appointment of Paul Feuerstadt, M.D. as Director of Medical Education

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., May 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation, a one hundred percent volunteer, world renowned 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, has appointed nationally renowned Gastroenterologist, Dr. Paul Feuerstadt as its first Director of Medical Education.

BECOMING to Host Inaugural Meditation and Mindfulness Retreat for Individuals Navigating Divorce

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BECOMING, an organization providing mindfulness and meditation tools and retreats for those navigating major life transitions, announced today the kickoff of the first full-day meditation retreat of its kind for divorcing individuals in South Florida on Saturday May 25, 2019.

Ashtanga House of Yoga Offers All Levels of Ashtanga Yoga Classes Including Mysore Style

ALPHARETTA, Ga., May 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ashtanga House of Yoga, LLC is a new studio dedicated to the power of the Ashtanga practice and is located at 11890 Douglas Rd Suite 109, Alpharetta, GA 30005. Ashtanga House of Yoga welcomes students of all levels and yoga backgrounds.

Marten den Haring Joins Lirio as Chief Product Officer

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This week, Marten J. den Haring, Ph.D., MSc, joins the Lirio team as Chief Product Officer with over 20 years of experience growing major software companies in the U.S. and Canada. Den Haring recently held executive positions at Element AI and Digital Reasoning, two highly respected AI companies.

Windward Life Care Celebrates 15 Years of Meeting Evolving Needs of San Diego’s Aging and Disabled Adults

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This month Windward Life Care(R) reached a milestone, celebrating 15 years of business. Since 2004, Windward Life Care has grown to be one of San Diego County’s premier aging services firms, evolving alongside the rapidly transforming elder care landscape.

End of Life Choices California, Non-Profit Organization Launches

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — End of Life Choices California announced today the official launch of its newly established non-profit organization dedicated to providing factual information and personal support regarding California’s End of Life Option Act (EOLOA) and all other legal end-of-life options to the medical community and to the public.

The Florida Legislature Takes Ground-Breaking Steps Towards Solving the Opioid Crisis in Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., May 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an effort to combat the opioid epidemic, which just seems to be getting worse, the Florida legislature took proactive steps in fighting this deadly problem during this year’s 2019 legislative session, The Florida Society for Doctors of Oriental Medicine announced today.

The New Old Age: America’s Elders Fumbling Through the Journey of Aging

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., May 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Absolute Trust Talk, a monthly podcast released by Absolute Trust Counsel, recently sat down with Linda Fodrini-Johnson, Founder and Executive Director of Eldercare Services, to discuss the solution to aging with ease.

New Market Research Report on Bioelectronic Medicine Forecasts $16.6B Market

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A newly published market research report from Neurotech Reports, the leading market intelligence firm in the neurotechnology industry, forecasts that the worldwide market for bioelectronic medicine and related technologies will reach $16.6 billion by 2025.

Bryan University to Hold Public Informational Meeting about Health Career Training

ROGERS, Ark., May 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Due to ongoing demand for qualified healthcare professionals in northwest Arkansas, Bryan University will be holding a public informational meeting about healthcare training programs offered at both its Rogers campus and via the institution’s online division.

Mohima Sanyal Named 2019 Koch Kellan Scholar

PORTLAND, Ore., May 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon BioTeck, Inc., an ophthalmic pharmaceutical and medical device company, announced today that Mohima Sanyal has been named its 2019 Koch Kellan Scholar. Paragon Gives, a Paragon BioTeck initiative, awards the Koch Kellan Scholarship to an outstanding graduate medical student committed to elevating the standard of eye care/

Heartstrings Hospice of Columbia and Lexington, SC 2019 Hospice Honors Recipient

COLUMBIA, S.C., May 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heartstrings Hospice has been named a 2019 Hospice Honors recipient by HEALTHCAREfirst, a leading provider of billing and coding services, CAHPS surveys and advanced analytics. Hospice Honors is a prestigious program that recognizes hospices providing the highest level of quality as measured from the caregiver’s point of view.

Michigan Fibromyalgia Awareness Day Focuses on Drug-Free Strategies for Pain

WARREN, Mich., May 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 12:30 p.m., the Fibromyalgia Association will host its 18th annual Michigan Fibromyalgia Awareness Day at the Webber Cancer Center in Warren, Michigan. Governor Whitmer is issuing a proclamation recognizing Fibromyalgia Awareness Day in the state of Michigan, and State Representative Lori Stone will present a Tribute.

Governor Matt Bevin Signs Proclamation Declaring May Lyme Disease Awareness Month in Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky., May 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Governor of Kentucky, Matt Bevin, officially declared May 2019 as Lyme Disease awareness month all across the state. Patient advocate Christina Kovacs lead the charge to raise awareness for the disease after battling late stage Lyme disease herself. Kovacs worked with Bevin and his office to draft an official statewide Proclamation which was signed into effect this year.

Jury Acquits Ex-Judge in DNR Trespass Case

AITKIN, Minn., April 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Following a three-day trial, an Aitkin County jury recently found retired district court judge Robert Graff not guilty of trespassing in the DNR Savanna State Forest in Aitkin County, the Peterson Law Office announced today.

New Research Sheds Light on Potential Role of Febrile Seizures and Other Risk Factors in Sudden Deaths in Children

ROSELAND, N.J., April 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The SUDC Foundation highlights newly-published research from the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) that identifies an increased rate of febrile seizures among children who die suddenly, both with and without explanation. The authors of the article report the need for more research.

The Sun Sentinel Names Spodak Dental Group a Winner of The South Florida Top Workplaces 2019 Award

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., April 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2019 honor by The Sun Sentinel for the fifth year in a row. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by Energage, LLC, a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools. The anonymous survey measures several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution, and connection, just to name a few.

Atlantic Coast Surgical Suites performs first navigated reverse total shoulder at an ambulatory surgery center in New England

SEABROOK, N.H., April 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Atlantic Coast Surgical Suites is an ambulatory surgery center designed for, and specializing in, outpatient joint replacement surgery. Today, Dr. Moby Parsons of The Knee, Hip and Shoulder Center performed the first outpatient reverse shoulder replacement here using the Exactech GPS (Guided Personalized Surgery) preoperative planning and navigation system.

Ohio Marijuana Card to Give Away 15 Free Evaluations Per Month to Those in Need

CLEVELAND, Ohio, April 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ohio Marijuana Card, Ohio’s largest provider of medical marijuana evaluations, will be giving away 15 free medical marijuana evaluations each month in an effort to help patients in financial need offset some of the cost of medical marijuana at dispensaries.

ChildFirst Behavior Therapy to sponsor upcoming autism walk on Chicago’s North Shore

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., April 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ChildFirst Behavior Therapy, a local provider of progressive ABA therapy for children affected by autism, announced today that it has sponsored the upcoming Autism Speaks Walk on Chicago’s North Shore on April 28, 2019.

7 Springs Orthopedics to Expand Locations and Services

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., April 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 7 Springs Orthopedics is announcing the expansion of its facilities and service lines following its first institutional financing round. The company has begun the process of opening new locations throughout Middle Tennessee, starting with Bellevue and East Nashville, and also adding physical therapy services to its existing clinics in Brentwood and Antioch.

National Disability Provider Association Names Nicole Dufour and Marian Mulba-Poquee Recipient of 2019 DSP of the Year Award

MONTPELIER, Vt., April 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This morning, the American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR) announced that Nicole Dufour and Marian Mulba-Poquee, both Direct Support Professionals at The Institute of Professional Practice, Inc., have been named the recipient of the 2019 DSP of the Year award.