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Therapeutic Music Video Reduces Stress of Coronavirus Lockdown

MADISON, Wis., May 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The International Forgiveness Institute (IFI) announced today that University of Wisconsin-Madison psychologist Robert Enright, Ph.D., has teamed up with acclaimed songwriter-performer Sam Ness to produce a “therapeutic music-discussion video” for adults who are struggling with the anguish created by the coronavirus lockdown.

The Santa Fe Group Awards Emeritus Status to Founding Member, Elects Three New Board Members and Appoints New Senior Scholar

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Santa Fe Group (SFG), a not-for-profit, action-oriented think tank with a passion for improving lives through oral health, announced today the new emeritus status of one of its founding members, the election of three new board members, and the appointment of a new Senior Scholar, all esteemed healthcare leaders in their fields.

SPODAK DENTAL GROUP Safely Reopens to Care for Community Members

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., May 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s been a trying time for everyone during the Coronavirus pandemic, but the Spodak Dental Group (SDG) team is reopening their doors to provide needed dental care to their community members. The SDG team will begin seeing all current and future patients for emergency and routine dental procedures starting Monday, May 11.

Colorado Optometric Association Warns Patients to Be Cautious of ‘At-Home Eye Exam’ or ‘Vision Test’ Product Claims

DENVER, Colo., May 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Some companies are taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic and asserting that their devices make it easy to conduct an eye exam at home. The Colorado Optometric Association, together with the American Optometric Association (AOA), warns that it is more important than ever to be aware of products that give the mistaken impression that their devices can substitute for a comprehensive eye examination or that they can shortcut getting a contact lens or eyeglasses prescription.

Startup Designs Nasal Respirator to Protect Airways While Freeing the Mouth

WINTERS, Calif., May 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Modern Mammoth Technologies, LLC, is announcing the launch of a unique nasal respirator to provide more protection to more people-especially the frontline heroes. Modern Mammoth is a startup founded by two veterinarians, Dr’s Valerie Fournier and Alejandro Garcia.

Record Early Spine Fellows & Young Surgeon Enrollment for 10th Annual November Spine IEP Course

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Magnifi Group, Inc., announced today it is experiencing record early registration for its 10th Annual Spine IEP Fellows & Young Surgeons’ Course (Spine Interactive Educational Program). The course will be conducted November 20-22 at The Fairmont Hotel, Austin, Texas.

Spodak Dental Group Offers Free Dental Treatment to All First Responders Who Are Helping Fight the Coronavirus Pandemic

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., May 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group is offering free dental care for first responders in an effort to say Thank You for the work they’re doing to treat local community members during the coronavirus pandemic. Any first responder (police, fire, EMS, hospital worker, medical doctor, nurse or support staff) who is experiencing dental pain is invited to make an appointment for a free dental exam, X-rays and diagnosis.

Car Seat Mobility Device Born of Necessity

TOWSON, Md., May 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Katherine Miles, creator of the Ruby Slipper Car Seat Cover, shares that for this product, which allows persons with limited mobility to enter and exit a car with ease, necessity was truly the mother of invention. Miles was faced with a common dilemma: how to help her aging parent stay active and living a full life.

David and Laura Merage Foundation Donates 500 Toy Boxes to Children of Healthcare Workers

DENVER, Colo., May 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The David and Laura Merage Foundation launched the Merage Mini Heroes project to bring joy to the children of courageous frontline healthcare workers who are putting in extraordinarily long hours away from their families. Working in partnership with Timbuk Toys and several other local businesses, the foundation created 500 age-appropriate toy boxes that were gifted to parents at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Denver Health.

National STOP THE BLEED® Day is May 21, 2020

PALMER, Pa., May 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — STOP THE BLEED® is an important public health campaign aimed at directly saving lives-through an effort to increase public awareness and encourage people and organizations across the United States to get trained with life-saving STOP THE BLEED techniques so they can be ready to take action and stop everyday instances of life-threatening bleeding in their homes and communities.

Charleston Mom Receives Brand New Smile for Mother’s Day

CHARLESTON, S.C., May 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just in time for Mother’s Day, Charleston Oral and Facial Surgery has helped one Charleston-area woman smile again. Due to years of decay, 31-year old Chelsea Carter was referred to the practice by her dentist, Dr. Kent Griffin, as a prime candidate for guided full-arch dental implants.

CareSight Addresses the Need for Reliable And Secure Vocera Voice Communications During The COVID-19 Crisis

WESTPORT, Conn., May 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CareSight is excited to offer two custom headsets, suitable for use with all B2000, B3000, and B3000N Vocera voice badges, that easily allow healthcare personnel to combine hands-free and private conversations with Vocera.

Jocelyn Keegan Selected for New HITAC Task Force Focused on Intersection of Clinical and Administrative Data (ICAD)

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., May 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Point-of-Care Partners announced the appointment of Jocelyn Keegan to the Intersection of Clinical and Administrative Data (ICAD) Task Force. ICAD was formed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology-administered Health Information Technology Advisory Committee (HITAC)

The Only COVID-19 Initiative that Brings Self-Care to Frontliners While in Action

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On National Nurses Day, the Sufi Psychology Association (“SPA”), through its “Caring for Our Caregivers” COVID-19 initiative, will provide direct access to hours of self-care and meditation programs to help bring solace to healthcare professionals fighting on the frontlines of this pandemic.

Costa Dentistry Responds to Pandemic with Advanced Safety Protocols

BRAMBLETON, Va., May 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Costa Dentistry is re-opening our doors on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 after implementing strict new safety protocols and state of the art technology.

Dr. Kawa of Discover Chiropractic Announces Revolutionary Technology

BRICK, N.J., May 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Kawa, a local chiropractor serving his community for the last 29 years, would like to announce that his office, Discover Chiropractic, has recently incorporated the use of the Sigma G2 computerized spinal analysis and adjusting instrument.

In-Home Care Company Implements Innovative OverSightMD Inc. Solution to Protect Caregivers and Clients During COVID-19 Pandemic

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ComForCare Home Care North County San Diego, a leading provider of in-home care services, has partnered with OverSightMD Inc., the leader in employee & patient population oversight, to deliver daily employee and patient wellness screenings that can help to detect symptoms of COVID-19 and other communicable disease infections.

TherapyTopia Launches COVID-19 Thrive Campaign to Support Laid Off Americans

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TherapyTopia is a social enterprise that offers “Workplace Mental Wellness Solutions.” To address the needs of so many out-of-work Americans, the organization pivoted its business model to partner with companies and individuals to help provide free virtual mental health and career coaching services.

Healthcare Executive SHEILA CHERFILUS-MCCORMICK, J.D. Qualifies for the August Democratic Primary against Incumbent Alcee Hastings

MIRAMAR, Fla., April 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick, J.D., Democratic candidate for Florida’s 20th Congressional District announces she has qualified for the upcoming Democratic Primary against Incumbent Alcee Hastings who is in his 3rd year of aggressive treatment for late stage pancreatic cancer. Mrs. McCormick is the CEO of Trinity Healthcare Services, a home health company with offices in Broward and Palm Beach Counties.

Unlikely North Carolina Companies Partner Together to Produce Reusable Masks

RALEIGH, N.C., April 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EHOP Health, a chronic disease reversal company headquartered in Apex, NC and Harriss & Covington, a hosiery mill headquartered in High Point, NC, recently delivered reusable face masks to customers across North Carolina and the United States. The first business to receive the Easy Masks reusable masks was Weaver Street Market.

WIC is Serving Families in Need

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is considered an essential service. WIC staff in California are serving families during the COVID-19 pandemic, including families who never before received benefits, but are now in need of assistance.

Designer Brings Awareness to Immunosuppression During Pandemic

BOGART, Ga., April 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — StickTogether.Family, whose mission is to promote awareness of the impact a community spread virus can have on the immunosuppressed, announced today the creation of a universal icon that visually communicates being immunosuppressed and encourages physical distancing efforts during the current pandemic.

IDCC Answers the Call for Mental Health Care During The COVID-19 Emergency with New Teletherapy Services

BROOKLYN, N.Y., April 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Interborough Developmental and Consultation Center, or IDCC, is once again responding to the needs of our Brooklyn communities. In these challenging times, the need for mental health services has increased dramatically over the past several weeks due to many feeling anxious and concerned about the effects of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Matt Adams Foundation for Opioid Recovery Receives $79,000 Cigna Foundation Grant

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., April 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matt Adams Foundation (MAF), a non-profit bringing innovative change in the field of harm reduction and recovery initiatives in Northwest Arkansas (NWA) is pleased to announce they are the recipients of a $79,000 grant endowed by The Cigna Foundation.

IDCC Health Services Launches New Telemedicine Service to Help with Urgent Need for Remote Medical Care in Brooklyn

BROOKLYN, N.Y., April 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With many medical practices remaining closed, and thousands of families in quarantine due to the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), it has become difficult for many in the New York community to access providers for their medical needs. In response to this crisis, IDCC Health Services, a multi-specialty clinic in Brooklyn, is now offering telemedicine services.

African Youth Drug Prevention (AYDP) Project Presents Substance Abuse Impact Data in Washington State

SEATTLE, Wash., April 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On April 25 from 1 to 3 p.m., Union of Tigrean Women North America Seattle Chapter, a charitable non-profit organization supporting socio-cultural and educational causes of Ethiopians, invites the community to attend the African Youth Drug Prevention presentation of findings. The presentation will take place at the Washington State Coalition of African Community Leaders (WSCACL) quarterly meeting via Zoom.

Aurora Circuits Offers PCBs for Ventilators at No Cost

AURORA, Ill., April 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Christopher Kalmus, President of Aurora Circuits, announced early today that Aurora Circuits will produce printed circuit boards for ventilator manufacturers at no cost. To speed the manufacture of ventilators, organizations are invited to contact Aurora Circuits to start the process of acquiring circuit boards for the cost of shipping only.

Talon International, a global Trims and Zipper manufacturer, is leveraging its supply chain, delivering millions of pieces of PPE to global market

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., April 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Talon International, has retooled its manufacturing facilities in the U.S. and around the world to supply Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for medical and non-medical. Talon is supplying 3-ply face masks and medical-grade face shields, as well as cloth masks, gloves, alcohol wipes, hand sanitizer, and isolation gowns.

Georgia Psychiatric Practice Provides Insurance-Covered Telehealth Services

ATLANTA, Ga., April 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many mental health practices are being forced to close their doors to patients. These closures are causing even more anxiety and stress. United Behavioral Health Solutions (UBHS, Inc.) is happy to report that it continues to see patients via its telehealth services during a time when they likely need it most.

Startup Atmos Home Shifts Gears with Invention to Help Solve Ventilator Shortage

BROOKSVILLE, Fla., April 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tampa Bay startup developing smart home control systems, Atmos Home, has now shifted gears to produce a new type of ventilator to address the nationwide ventilator shortage due to the COVID-19 crisis.

Technology Firm NAG, Inc. Develops a Scientific Approach to Managing the Coronavirus

CLAREMONT, Calif., April 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NAG, Inc., has developed a web solution that will improve the management of coronavirus. The application will have widespread impact on restricting spread of the virus mainly due to narrowing lockdown measures to focus on specific impacted areas which account for a fraction of each jurisdiction, leaving most of the jurisdiction’s citizens and economy to function normally.

BluEdge Produces 3D Printed Face Shields for Healthcare Workers

BELLEVILLE, N.J., April 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BluEdge is proud to announce that our production facilities have been reconfigured and dedicated to the production of PPE Face Shields. Over the past several weeks, BluEdge has transferred all of its Ultimaker 3D printers to its Belleville, New Jersey branch.

Mira and the National Foundation for Cancer Research to expand COVID Care and tackle health disparities

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mira, a healthcare company based in NYC, is partnering with the National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) to provide COVID Care to cancer patients and caregivers, bringing healthcare closer to those who need it the most.

Magnifi Group Releases COVID-19 Course for Medical Professionals in Hospital Setting

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Magnifi Group, Inc., a global leader in dynamic online training solutions through its FDA-Compliant Learn-WiseGo eLearning Platform, has released its COVID-19 course at no cost to its global client base and is available for public purchase.

TrueHero Extreme Coverage Face Shields, Made in the USA, are Available for the Medical Community and Other Front Liners

BROCTON, N.Y., April 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TrueHero Face Shields are the result of good old American ingenuity and the entrepreneurial spirit that drives our country. Recognizing that the need for such shields was only going to grow with the spread of COVID-19, plastics manufacturer, Jay Baker, of Jamestown Plastics, rallied his troops and, in a matter of days, designed and began manufacturing TrueHero™ Face Shields at his facility.

Plantation Dentist Donates One Hundred N95 Masks to the Cleveland Clinic

PLANTATION, Fla., April 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic, a local dentist has donated one hundred N95 masks to healthcare workers at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Richard Leiderman, a dental specialist in Plantation, donated the masks from his own supply because he is grateful to the healthcare workers.

AMI Expeditionary Healthcare Deploys to St Maarten to Assist COVID-19 Victims

RESTON, Va., April 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A 30-member medical team from Virginia-based AMI Expeditionary Healthcare LLC is en route to the Caribbean island of St. Maarten to assist coronavirus victims at the urgent request of the Dutch government.

Entrepreneurs Can Provide Millions of Masks to Hospitals to battle COVID-19

SANTA ROSA, Calif., April 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Golden Eagle International LLC (GEI), a veteran owned global product developer and producer, announced today that they can provide tens of millions of FDA sanctioned KN95 and N95 Respirator Masks as well as Medical Face Shields from their global network to our brave healthcare workers who are literally begging for these items.

Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda Issues Statement on COVID-19 Outbreak at Orinda Convalescent Facility

PLEASANT HILL, Calif., April 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At least 49 people test positive for the novel coronavirus at Orinda nursing home. “We are saddened to find out about the situation at the Orinda Care Center, where it has been reported 27 residents and 22 staff members have tested positive for COVID-19,” says Nicole Howell, executive director of Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda.

ZyCal Donating $300,000 in Bone and Joint Health Products to Help All During This Crisis

WESTBORO, Mass. and LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ZyCal Bioceuticals Healthcare Inc. is an innovative, bone and joint specialty company that manufactures and markets ultra-premium supplements. The organization holds more than 10 years of experience in developing innovative products that healthcare professionals can use to support their patients’ active lifestyles and promote healthy bone and joint health.