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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.

A Day of Self Discovery and Soulful Inquiry for Care Providers

GREENSBORO, N.C., April 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Creative Aging Network-NC is excited to announce its 2019 Creative Aging Symposium: Building Creative Communities Across Generations coming up April 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bell Campus in Greensboro, the event will be repeated on May 1 during the same hours at the Harris Conference Center in Charlotte.

C Diff Foundation Hosts 3rd Annual Global C.diff. Awareness 2K Walks

TEANECK, N.J., April 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation announced today that registration is now open for the 3rd Annual Global C.diff. Awareness 2K Walks. The events, which will take place at the Morris A. Votee Park, Teaneck, N.J., Charlestown Township Park, Phoenixville, Pa., and Sims Park, New Port Richey, Fla., will be hosted by the C Diff Foundation on Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Lift and Care Systems Now Offers Wheelchair to Car Transfer Devices

LAKEVILLE, Mass., April 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lift & Care Systems is proud to carry Access Unlimited’s Multi-Lift and Glide n Go wheelchair to car transfer devices. The Access Unlimited Multi-Lift is designed to be used primarily with cars, but it can also be used for vans, trucks or SUVs.

Blockit Joins the Heroes to Healthcare Mission to Support Rapid Organizational Growth

MCKINNEY, Texas, April 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ImPowerQ Associates announced today that Blockit, a leading innovator in applying advanced technology to today’s complex healthcare challenges, are joining the Heroes to Healthcare mission, a U.S. Department of Labor and VA approved national apprenticeship program focusing on addressing the high unemployment and underemployment rates among enlisted level veterans with healthcare occupational experience while in uniform.

SB 276: California doesn’t trust its own Medical Doctors

CORTE MADERA, Calif., April 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist, former Libertarian State Senate candidate, issues a dire warning against SB 276, which will eliminate the medical exemption for vaccination. “This is political-medical terrorism of parents and children.”

Keep Our Seniors Safe Act Passes Senate Committee – Portantino’s SB 172

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) announces its collaboration and partnership with California State Senator Anthony Portantino (D, SD 25) in the drafting of Senate Bill 172 Firearms, enhancing safe storage protections for the two most vulnerable populations in our society: the elderly and children.

More than 11,000 Medical Residency Applicants Did Not Match Into Residency

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On March 14, 2019 the National Residency Match Program (NRMP) released the list of applicants that applied for a Post Graduate Training slot also known as a medical “Residency.” There were just over 44,600 applicants that applied for 35,000 residency positions nationwide, says Residents Medical.

Teens at Highest Risk for Fatal Allergic Reactions: Teen Offers Life Saving Strategies in New Book

SYRACUSE, N.Y., April 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Teens with food allergies are at the greatest risk of suffering a fatal reaction. Fifteen-year-old Olivier Deldicque is on a mission to change that. His new book, “When Every Bite Matters: One Teen’s Journey with Food Allergies” (ISBN: 978-0578418537; Pop Fly Publishing) outlines life saving tips and advice for teens coping with food allergies.

NexHealth and The Smilist Partner to Bring Modern Dental Care to New York and New Jersey

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NexHealth, a fast-growing, New York-based patient experience management solution, is announcing its partnership with The Smilist. With a total of 21 (and growing) locations throughout New York City, Long Island, and New Jersey, The Smilist makes it easy for patients to find a convenient dental office.

Dr. Lisset Arenas Joins the Spodak Dental Group Team

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., March 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Lisset Arenas, a dedicated and highly-skilled general dentist, has joined the Spodak Dental Group team in Delray Beach, Fla. A 2017 graduate of the University of Florida College of Dentistry, Dr. Arenas looks forward to providing her patients with unparalleled dental care.

Inclusive Fitness Approach Strengthens People of All Abilities

LANCASTER, Mass., March 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Unified Health & Performance (UHP), a distinctive fitness center located in Lancaster, Massachusetts aspires to be a presence in inclusive athletics. Founded in 2016 with a mission to enable people with and without disabilities to train alongside one another, UHP members encompass a wide range of athletes with personal fitness goals including those from high school and collegiate sports programs, marathon runners, and individuals.

Local Orthopaedic Surgeon to Discuss Advancements in Shoulder Replacement on the World Stage

PORTSMOUTH, N.H., March 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Moby Parsons, a joint replacement specialist at the Knee, Hip and Shoulder Center in Portsmouth, N.H., helped to pioneer a surgical navigation tool that is now being widely used around the world to improve the results of shoulder replacement.

Residents Medical Celebrates Women Doctors in Honor of 2019 International Women’s Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Residents Medical, a woman-owned, internationally-renowned graduate medical education organization, is excited to celebrate International Woman’s Day on March 8. Agata Everest, owner, has a special passion for the recognition this day brings to women, worldwide.

Lirio Expands Behavioral Expertise with Key Hire, Chandra Osborn

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., March 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lirio, The Behavior Change Company, welcomes Chandra Osborn as new Chief Behavioral Officer, paving the way for advanced developments in behavioral analysis and communication. Chandra is highly skilled and respected in behavioral science, having worked tirelessly to expand behavioral research and analysis in both the public and private sectors.

Demaree Crossing Assisted Living and Memory Care Hosts Free Memory Care Workshops

GREENWOOD, Ind., March 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Meridian Senior Living’s Demaree Crossing Assisted Living and Memory Care hosts two ongoing memory care workshops: Caregiver Cafe and Mini Dementia Workshops every month onsite at 1255 Demaree Road, Greenwood, IN 46143. These workshops are vital as the global impact of dementia is staggering.

Integrity Home Care + Hospice Today Opens Doors of Fort Scott Location

FORT SCOTT, Kan., March 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Integrity Home Care + Hospice today announces the opening of its Fort Scott location, offering quality post-acute care and hospice throughout the region. The home health and hospice provider is at 902 South Horton Street, where it will provide acute rehabilitation and hospice services.

Popular Podcast Focuses on Alzheimer’s: Early Detection, Future Planning and Signs Misinterpreted

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., March 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Absolute Trust Talk, a monthly podcast released by Absolute Trust Counsel, recently sat down with Dori Sproul, a family care specialist from the Alzheimer’s Association of Northern California, to discuss the myths and misconceptions associated with Alzheimer’s – a growing epidemic that affects more than 5 million people each year.

Twenty States Proclaim March SUDC Awareness Month for Unexplained Childhood Deaths

ROSELAND, N.J., March 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Foundation is pleased to announce 20 states, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Hawaii, Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington and West Virginia have made statewide proclamations declaring March 2019 SUDC Awareness Month.

Newman Intervention Services Fully Completes LegitScript Addiction Treatment Certification

MCALESTER, Okla., Feb. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Robert “Bobby” Newman announces that his company Newman Intervention Services has just achieved full certification from LegitScript. This certification means that any family or individual looking for help for an addicted loved one can trust that Newman Intervention Services has fully passed the rigorous requirements for legality, safety and transparency established by LegitScript.

The C Diff Foundation Has Declared an Urgent Need to Raise Clostridium difficile Infection Clinical Trial Awareness Worldwide

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The C Diff Foundation announced today that their organization has implemented a global campaign to raise awareness of Clostridioides difficile clinical trials, clinical studies, clinical research and observational studies evaluating interventions for C. difficile prevention, treatments, and environmental safety.

Sue Siegel to Keynote 2019 Bioelectronic Medicine Forum in NY

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neurotech Reports, the publisher of the Neurotech Business Report newsletter, announces that Sue Siegel, Chief Innovation Officer at GE and CEO of GE Ventures, will keynote the 2019 Bioelectronic Medicine Forum, which takes place in New York City on April 4, 2019.

Canada’s Medical Residency Crisis

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Canadians are finding it difficult to land medical residencies in Canada and that’s leaving their career in limbo. But there are solutions and working with Residents Medical, an education, preparatory, consulting, and placement organization, is an effective one.

UDS Service Dogs Receives Accreditation by Assistance Dogs International

LANCASTER, Pa., Feb. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Disabilities Services (UDS) Service Dogs, a non-profit organization committed to serving people with disabilities in Pennsylvania, announced that it has been accredited by the Assistance Dogs International (ADI).

NY Law Firm Levy Konigsberg LLP Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Rockefeller University Hospital Related to Decades of Alleged Sexual Abuse

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New York-based law firm Levy Konigsberg LLP has filed a class action lawsuit against Rockefeller University Hospital based on allegations related to the Hospital’s handling of sexual abuse claims made against Dr. Reginald Archibald, a faculty member who served on the University’s faculty between the 1940s and 1980s.

Magnifi Group and BESPA Global to Host Second Annual Lower Extremity IEP Fellows and Young Surgeons’ Course

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lower Extremity Fellows, Residents and Young Surgeons from leading US Orthopaedic and Podiatric Surgery Centers and Hospitals will attend the 2nd annual Lower Extremity IEP Fellows & Young Surgeons’ Course, to be held in Denver, Colo., May 3 – 5, 2019, Magnifi Group announced today.

Halo Staffing Group Wins ClearlyRated 2019 Best Of Staffing Client Award

CHINO HILLS, Calif., Feb. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Halo Staffing Group, a leading staffing agency in the healthcare and clinical lab industries, announced today that they have won ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing Client Award for providing superior service to their clients. Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing Client winners have proven to be industry leaders in service quality based entirely on ratings provided by their clients.

Mira Alto Foundation Presents Eating Disorders and Body Positive Awareness Week Feb 11-16

BOSTON, Mass., Feb. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Please join in a historical first! The nonprofit, Mira Alto Foundation will be celebrating this amazing ‘Eating Disorders and Body Positive Awareness Week.’ This marks the first time an LGBTQ+ focused organization has shed light on the epidemic of eating disorders within their community.

After, Inc. to showcase its latest predictive analytics solutions at the Field Service Medical Conference on Feb. 25-27, 2019

NORWALK, Conn., Feb. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After, Inc., the global leader Warranty Analytics Solutions since 2005, will be a major participant in the Field Service Medical Conference on February 25-27, 2019. The company announced today that it plans to introduce a powerful suite of optimization solutions at the conference, designed specifically for Medical Device & Medical Equipment manufacturers, to help reduce the costs and customer satisfaction impacts of unplanned service repairs.

Caminar Announces Mark Cloutier as New CEO

SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Board of Directors of Caminar has announced the appointment of Mark Cloutier, MPP, MPH, as Chief Executive Officer of the $39M nonprofit behavioral health organization. Dedicated to empowering and supporting individuals and families with complex needs to move toward resilience, wellness and independence, Caminar serves more than 20,000 people each year in the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California.

New Wellness Council Partnership Aims to Combat Indiana Obesity Rates

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Feb. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Target Health announces a new partnership with the Wellness Council of Indiana (WCI), a subsidiary of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, which aims to create a healthier Indiana through employer-sponsored weight management programs that target obesity.

Spodak Dental Group Once Again Named VIP: Diamond Nationwide Invisalign Provider

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Jan. 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group has once again been named a VIP: Diamond Provider of Invisalign(R) for 2019, which remains to be the highest distinction in the field. VIP: Platinum Providers make up a select few of all North American Invisalign(R) Providers and are among some of the most experienced.

Reducing your Neck and Back Pain – with the use of Standing Desks and a Chiropractic Subscription from SoCal Neck and Back Injury Center

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s been said many times recently that sitting is the new smoking. The long term sitting at an office desk can put serious stress on the lower back, says SoCal Neck & Back Injury Center.

C Diff Foundation Recognizes Rebiotix CEO with 2019 ‘Above and Beyond’ Award

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Jan. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The C. Diff Foundation Board of Directors announced today that the 2019 “Above and Beyond” Award will be presented to Rebiotix CEO Lee Jones in Roseville, Minnesota. The award, given to one recipient annually, is given to a person or organization that show extraordinary dedication to C. diff patient safety, advocacy, and overall drive to improve the lives of those impacted by the infection.

Pet King Brands Celebrates 20 Years as a Leader in the Pet Health Products Industry

WESTMONT, Ill., Jan. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pet health products company, Pet King Brands, Inc. – the maker of veterinarian-recommended brands ZYMOX(R) Dermatology and Oratene(R) Brushless Oral Care – celebrates 20 years of helping pets find relief from problematic ear, skin and mouth conditions.

‘A New Stupid Low for Golden Globes – Flu Shots for All,’ says Dr. Harte

CORTE MADERA, Calif., Jan. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist in California, is “outraged by the dog-and-pony flu shot show during the recent Golden Globes awards. But it was entertaining, in a very weird way, including the shock and disgust of some of the intended victims, notably William Defoe.”