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ROKiT Pharma’s Preclinical Studies Showing Tremendous Promise for Naturally Derived Cancer Drug, ROK-001 – Moving Towards The Initiation Of Phase 1b/2 Clinical Trial

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ROKiT Pharma, Inc., a public-benefit corporation dedicated to putting patients first, announced today it is rapidly progressing through final preclinical studies and moving forward with preparation for the initiation of a Phase 1b/2 clinical trial of ROK-001, a potentially low toxicity cancer drug derived from natural ingredients.

Arizona-based healthcare technology startup, Dollar Care, Inc. has announced the introduction of its DollarCARE online platform

PHOENIX, Ariz., March 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The DollarCARE platform from Dollar Care, Inc. enables individuals with no health insurance or high deductible plans to search and find providers near them that offer the lowest prices on medical and dental procedures, treatments and services.

Jordan Etem: Versatile Engagement and Versatile Collaboration in a Post-Pandemic World

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fear not, we’re going to get through this. Every time society has been tested, we’ve risen to the challenge, says Jordan Etem, founder of Jordan Etem Networks. We’ve experienced some major setbacks from unforeseen forces before. Coronavirus is a test on the healthcare system, locally, regionally, and nationally. It also is a test on responsiveness and response systems.

AOSMI remains open for urgent care, offers telemedicine visits during COVID-19 pandemic

FREEHOLD, N.J., March 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute (AOSMI) is keeping its practice open and continuing to see patients with urgent and acute injuries, while following CDC recommendations for preventing exposure to the COVID-19 virus.

Pre-med Son and Father Tackle COVID-19 Testing Center Challenges

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., March 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In response to the COVID-19 pandemic affecting every corner of the world, a 24-year-old pre-medical student teamed up with his father to design and manufacture the Mobile Pathogen Testing Unit (MPTU) to be used to combat this viral outbreak. Chase Berman, a current Infectious Diseases researcher at University of California Irvine, and his father, Christopher Berman, have brought forth a mobile unit converted from a 20-foot shipping container, capable of mass viral testing in a highly efficient manner.

Boothwyn Pharmacy in Kennett Square Now Manufacturing Hand Sanitizer

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., March 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Boothwyn Pharmacy, a PCAB-accredited compounding pharmacy located mere minutes from the heart of Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, has dedicated resources to manufacture hand sanitizer.

Stress from Fears of Coronavirus Prompts Teeth Grinding – Marina Del Rey based Orthodontist Shares Stress Reducing Tips

MARINA DEL REY, Calif., March 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Throughout his 30-year career, Dr. Mario Paz is used to hearing reasons why patients grind their teeth at night, but now it’s about COVID-19. “Fears of the virus are creating new anxieties causing patients to clench their jaws for sustained period. This alters their bite causing pain,” he says.

Innovative Telehealth Company Gives Expectant Mothers and Parents Peace of Mind During COVID-19 Crisis

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — No greater concern exists in the current crisis of COVID-19 than for expectant mothers and their loved ones. The problem is two-fold, says BabyLiveAdvice. Women don’t want to risk their health by exposing themselves and their unborn or newborn babies to the virus. And, even if they did try to seek outside support during these trying times, an overwhelmed healthcare system cannot meet the need.

Push Button Care Mobilizes Certified Senior Advisors Across the Country to Provide a Local Response Team

MILPITAS, Calif., March 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Push Button Care, a division of OverSightMD Inc., has mobilized Certified Senior Advisors nationwide to bring its special support services directly to vulnerable seniors concerned about staying independent while facing the current health crisis and beyond.

‘Bipolar is NOT an STD’ made it to the Best New Bipolar Disorder Books and Best Bipolar Disorder Books of All Time

PHOENIX, Ariz., March 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Lauren Goodall, PsyD, author of “Bipolar is not an STD” (ISBN: 978-1089401507) takes notice of her two “Best Book” achievements for her outstanding self-help book.

OverSightMD activates self-quarantine support service for vulnerable seniors and employees on quarantine

MILPITAS, Calif., March 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OverSightMD Inc., headquartered in Milpitas, California, has activated a self-quarantine support service through its existing Push Button Care division. The purpose is to apply our Push Button Care senior health monitoring program to meet the health monitoring needs of the medically vulnerable or others who may need to self-quarantine during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Advanced Physical Therapy of Freehold Now In Network with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

FREEHOLD, N.J., March 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Advanced Physical Therapy (PT) of Freehold, a division of the renowned Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute, announced today that it is now a TIER 1 in-network provider with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ). Advanced PT of Freehold is participating in all Horizon BCBSNJ medical plans including OMNIA℠ Health plans.

Charleston Oral and Facial Surgery in South Carolina to Remain Open During COVID-19 Crisis

CHARLESTON, S.C., March 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While many dental practices are choosing to close due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), Charleston Oral and Facial Surgery will remain open to treat patient dental emergencies. There is no need for healthy patients to visit a hospital for emergent dental issues; rather, COAFS will treat healthy patients in the comfort of its six Lowcountry-area offices: Charleston, N. Charleston, Summerville, Mt. Pleasant, Bluffton and Knightsville.

Treating Schizophrenia with Individualized Care

YAP, Micronesia, March 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Schizophrenia may find a cure in individualized treatment. So says a new article in the science journal Holistic Nursing Practice. According to Dr. Daniel Helman, a researcher on the small island of Yap in Micronesia, long-term recovery is often possible, but appropriate studies are not being done.

Knapsack Health is urging all US citizens to keep their health histories printed out and with them at all times during the Covid-19 Coronavirus Pandemic

PHOENIX, Ariz., March 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic is bringing into focus just how critical it is for individuals to have their health information readily available. The Knapsack Health Application helps users navigate their input in order to collect all pertinent medical information: Doctors, Medical/Disease History, Surgical History, Medications, Allergies, Immunizations, Infectious Disease and Family/Social History.

Instrumental in the Coronavirus Emergency Response Efforts, AMI Expeditionary Healthcare is on the Frontlines

RESTON, Va., March 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AMI Expeditionary Healthcare LLC is staffing the front lines of the Coronavirus response providing critical services to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services all over the United States. In early March, they assembled teams of doctors, nurses, technicians, logisticians, case workers and many others to combat the COVID-19 emergency response in Kirkland, Washington and central California and are still there supplying their expertise.

Urgent Need On The Frontlines of The Corona Virus Pandemic: Be A Part of AMI and This Historic Response

RESTON, Va., March 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AMI Expeditionary Healthcare LLC. (formerly Aspen Medical International) is on the front lines of the Coronavirus response providing critical services to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services all over the United States. Around the globe, they are working with international organizations and sovereign governments to combat the virus. AMI is in need of doctors, nurses, technicians, logisticians, case workers and many others to support the COVID-19 emergency response.

Knapsack Health Takes Aim on The Personal Health Record Marketplace

PHOENIX, Ariz., March 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bringing together a team of Clinical Leaders, Healthcare IT Professionals and Software experts, the Knapsack Health mobile application is designed to flourish in the Interoperability and Blockchain movement that is currently happening in Healthcare.

Spodak Dental Group Announces 10th Annual Beach Cleanup Event in Partnership with Keep Palm Beach County Beautiful

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., March 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Spodak Dental Group (SDG) is partnering with Keep Palm Beach County Beautiful to join forces for 10th Annual SDG Beach Cleanup and the Great American Beach Cleanup. The goal is to not only rid the beach of waste but to also create awareness about environmental impacts of single-use plastics and debris.

Generous Bequests Help Strengthen Komen Dallas Co. Mission

DALLAS, Texas, March 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Susan G. Komen Dallas County (Komen Dallas County) today said it has received bequests from the Estate of Edith Beutell and the Estate of Dr. Glenn Dodwell, which combined total more than $199,000. The gifts will further the organization’s ability to assess the state of breast health in Dallas County and create plans of action to reduce breast cancer mortality disparities in the community.

Zanthion named Top 10 Home Healthcare Solution Provider for 2020

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Zanthion, an AI-powered digital health company that provides technology solutions for home healthcare, senior group living, and remote patient monitoring, was recently chosen as a Top 10 Home Healthcare Solution Provider by Healthcare Tech Outlook, a print platform offering healthcare decision makers critical information on adopting, innovating and building new programs and approaches to enhance their capability to provide care.

Dr. Alan Nasar, Orthopedic Surgeon at AOSMI, Speaks on How Technology is Driving Surgery at Freehold Borough High School’s Medical Science Program

FREEHOLD, N.J., March 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Alan Nasar, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute (AOSMI), Freehold and Monroe townships, N.J., recently presented an interactive video program to senior students enrolled in the Medical Science Program at Freehold Borough High School. Dr. Nasar tied together the use of innovation and technology with how both are being used to improve orthopedic surgery and the lives of patients.

Lyme Disease Biobank Expands Into San Diego

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bay Area Lyme Foundation, a leading sponsor of Lyme disease research in the U.S., announces the opening of the San Diego collection site of the Bay Area Lyme Foundation’s Lyme Disease Biobank, which is the first program to provide researchers with blood and urine samples from people with early Lyme disease from multiple endemic regions across the country.

Matthew LeBlanc named Eastern Region Healthcare Practice Leader for Edgewood Healthcare Advisors, a division of EPIC

BOSTON, Mass. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edgewood Healthcare Advisors, a division of EPIC announced today that Matthew LeBlanc has been named Healthcare Practice Leader for the Eastern Region reporting to Susan Tewhill, National Healthcare Practice Leader for Edgewood Healthcare Advisors.

Papa Expands Its ‘Family-On Demand’ Services to Competitive Health, Inc.

MIAMI, Fla., March 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Papa, a nationwide provider for older adults and families announced today its partnership with Competitive Health, Inc. (CHI) to provide employer groups and associations across the country with companionship, transportation, technology assistance, and light household chores.

Take Social Risk, Judgment, and Fear Out of The Equation

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Lauren Goodall, Psychologist, author of “Bipolar is not an STD” (ISBN: 978-1089401507), is pleased by the strong interest, relatability, and response that have been triggered by her book. Goodall attributes sales of the self-help book to her ability to deliver and connect with her audience.

Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute Now A Tier 1 In-Network Provider with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

FREEHOLD, N.J., March 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute (AOSMI) announced today that it is now a TIER 1 in-network provider with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ). AOSMI is participating in all Horizon BCBSNJ medical plans including OMNIA℠ Health plans.

EPIC Adds Dan Joyal as a Vice President with Edgewood Healthcare Advisors

BOSTON, Mass. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edgewood Healthcare Advisors, a division of EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, announced that Dan Joyal has joined the Boston healthcare team as a Vice President.

Luxurious Hair Replacement Solutions with HCI Hair Solutions’ New Central Florida Location

LONGWOOD, Fla., Feb. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HCI Hair Solutions announces their new location. For the past 28 years, HCI Hair Solutions has been providing luxurious hair replacement solutions for Central Florida. Some of their clients travel from all parts of Florida and the country just to place their hair confidence with HCI Hair Solutions.

Twenty-Two States Proclaim March 2020 SUDC Awareness Month for Unexplained Childhood Deaths

ROSELAND, N.J., Feb. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Foundation thanks Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia for making statewide proclamations declaring March 2020 SUDC Awareness Month.

Charleston Oral and Facial Surgery Recognized as ‘Best of’ in Summerville and Mount Pleasant

CHARLESTON, S.C., Feb. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Charleston Oral and Facial Surgery (COAFS) was voted a 2019 Reader’s Choice recipient by the readers of “Journal Scene.” Named Best Oral Surgeons in the annual Best of Summerville competition, COAFS will be featured in the 2019 Reader’s Choice special edition. Winners in all categories were announced at a party held at The Village of Summerville on February 25, 2020.

EPIC Adds Trent Sullivan as a Producer in the firm’s Edgewood Healthcare Advisors Practice

NEW YORK, N.Y. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Trent Sullivan has joined the firm as a Producer in the firm’s Edgewood Healthcare Advisors’ Practice.

Make Alzheimer’s a Memory: BRAIN CARES – Helping People Live a Brain Healthy Lifestyle

ST. LOUIS, Mo., Feb. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brain Cares has announced the launch of its new website – BrainCares.com. With a mission to “Make Dementia a Memory,” Brain Cares helps people practice lifestyle behaviors that are known to promote brain health.

After, Inc. to Share Predictive Analytics Insights at the 2020 Field Service Medical Conference

NORWALK, Conn., Feb. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After, Inc., the global leader in Warranty Analytics Solutions since 2005, announced today that it will be a major participant and sponsor at the Field Service Medical Conference in San Diego, California on February 24-26, 2020.

Bernhard and ProStar announce national agreement with HealthTrust for Energy-as-a-Service solutions

DALLAS, Texas, Feb. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bernhard and ProStar Energy Solutions (ProStar) announced today an agreement with HealthTrust to offer Energy-as-a-Service solutions to member hospitals and health systems nationwide.

Susan G. Komen North Jersey Announces Award Honorees Robert C. Garrett, Amparo Aguirre and LAX for the Cure

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Feb. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Susan G. Komen® North Jersey today announced its Pink Tie Party honorees to be recognized during the March 21st event being held at Ruth’s Chris Steak House in Jersey City. For over twenty years, Susan G. Komen North Jersey has helped those who can’t pay for treatments, worked to ensure that all people get the care they need, fought for the rights of patients with policy makers and funded breakthroughs in research that saves lives.

Groundbreaking New Book Fills Dire Needs in Unexplained Pediatric Deaths

ROSELAND, N.J., Feb. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The SUDC Foundation recently published a first-of-its kind book, “Unexplained Pediatric Deaths: Investigation, Certification and Family Needs” (ISBN: 978-0998904320) a collaboration between the National Association of Medical Examiners (NAME) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), which establishes the first ever national consensus guidelines in the U.S. to fill crucial needs to determine why unexplained pediatric deaths happen and how to support families after these tragedies.

A Unique New Concept in a CBD Store in Dallas, Texas

DALLAS, Texas, Feb. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TrueMedX Dallas has opened its first store in Texas. The TrueMedX brand is gaining strength as the #1 CBD formulae for relief from a long list of ailments.

Chad Anfinson Joins Zanthion as Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chad Anfinson is Zanthion’s newest recruit who has accepted the role of Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer. Chad comes to Zanthion by way of the Senior Living Industry. He began his career in the late 90’s as the sales leader for newly constructed Assisted Living Communities in Florida.

Fluid Metering Announces New Exclusive Distributor in Australia

SYOSSET, N.Y., Feb. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fluid Metering Inc. is pleased to announce John Morris Group as the new exclusive distributor of precision fluid control solutions across the South Pacific Region.