JAMAICA, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This past Wednesday evening, a crowd gathered at a reception at Cocoon Homecare in Jamaica to show their support for Council Member Donovan Richards. Also notably present was Community Board 12 Chairwoman Adrienne Adams who just clinched the democratic primary for the District 28 City Council seat and is well positioned to win the seat in the general election in November.
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Page 3 of Health and Medical News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.
| From: Union Institute and University
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Sept. 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — September is National Recovery Month. Union Institute & University, together with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), highlights National Recovery Month during September to increase awareness of and understanding of mental and substance use disorders, and celebrate the journey towards effectively coping and recovering.
| From: Mark Oristano
DALLAS, Texas, Aug. 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As kids across the country get ready to go back to school, Dr. Kristine Guleserian, one of the nation’s most accomplished pediatric heart surgeons, thinks back on her early school days very fondly. Guleserian is the co-author, with Mark Oristano, of “Surgeon’s Story: Inside OR-1 with One of America’s Top Pediatric Heart Surgeons” (ISBN: 978-1935953777).
Critical Healthcare-acquired Infections Expo comes to Las Vegas to Address C.difficile Concerns and Patient Risks
| From: C Diff Foundation
LAS VEGAS, Nev., Aug. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation welcomes Dale Gerding, MD, FACP, FIDSA, and Professor of Medicine at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, Illinois and Research Physician at the Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital as Conference Chair of the upcoming 5th Annual International “C.diff. Awareness Conference and Health EXPO,” taking place on November 9 and 10, 2017 at the University of Nevada – Las Vegas, Thomas and Mack Center, 2nd Floor Pavilion.
Infinity Treatment Centers Achieve the Highest of Safety and Quality Standards in Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Treatment
| From: Infinity Treatment Centers
MALIBU, Calif., Aug. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Infinity Treatment Centers, a leader in the treatment of addiction and co-occurring disorders announced today that they had earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval by demonstrating clinical excellence and compliance with performance standards. Infinity Treatment Centers underwent a demanding clinical evaluation to obtain Joint Commission Accreditation.
Edmond Hooker, MD, Darrel Hicks, and Bruce Rippe Discuss Medical Mattress Contamination Issues on C.diff Spores and More, Aug. 1
| From: C Diff Foundation
TAMPA, Fla., July 31, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation’s, “C. diff. Spores and More Global Broadcasting Network,” is honored to announce Dr. Edmond Hooker, MD – Associate Professor of Health Services Administration at Xavier University, Darrel Hicks, a well-known hospital environment specialist and educator, and Bruce Rippe, CEO of Trinity Guardion, manufacturer of the Trinity Guardion Patient Protective Barrier, as our guest speakers on August 1, 2017.
| From: Dr. Don Harte
CORTE MADERA, Calif., July 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist and former Libertarian State Senate candidate, is offended by the current debate on so-called “health care,” and thinks that you should be, too. “This is a created, an imagined problem of government being responsible for propping up an already highly profitable industry – Medicine,” according to Dr. Harte.
Clifford McDonald, MD and Alison Laufer-Halpin, Ph.D., of the CDC Discuss the Human Microbiome on C. diff. Spores and More
| From: C Diff Foundation
ATLANTA, Ga., July 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation’s “C. diff. Spores and More Global Broadcasting Network” is honored to announce Doctors McDonald and Laufer-Halpin as our guest speakers on July 25, 2017 at 10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET on C Diff Radio.
The Everest Foundation Helps to Fund Medical Residency Positions and Fund Research at Teaching Hospitals
| From: The Everest Foundation
LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It has been an enormously successful year for almost two dozen Everest Foundation Scholars who are actively working on research projects for submission and hopeful publication in esteemed medical journals as well as starting their medical residency training in coveted ACGME Accredited residency programs across the U.S.
Nationally Renowned Research Doctor Will Discuss His New Hopes, Methods, and Successes with Treating Rare Children’s Cancers on Nov. 5, 2017
| From: Jareds Juggernaut Inc.
LAKE FOREST, Calif., July 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jareds Juggernaut To Cure Sarcoma, a non-profit which funds researchers of body sparing cancer treatments targeted for rare children’s cancers, today announced an event which features Dr. Charles Keller as the keynote speaker, which will take place on November 5, 2017 in the Sun and Sail Club in Lake Forest, Calif.
| From: Energy Optimizers USA
TIPP CITY, Ohio, July 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When it opens in late 2017, the Livingston Health Care & Rehabilitation Center in Washington Township will be the first project in Ohio to install solar energy using PACE funding, an investment made possible with coordination from Energy Optimizers, USA.
| From: C Diff Foundation
TAMPA, Fla., July 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The C Diff Foundation is pleased to announce the Michael and Helen Caralla, Sr. Educational Scholarship program. The scholarship program is to help health care students succeed and reach their educational goals.
ChemDiv Selected by Arcus Biosciences as the Sole Chemistry Provider for its Discovery Screening Collection
| From: ChemDiv Inc.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ChemDiv Inc., a fully integrated California-based CRO, announced today that Arcus Biosciences selected ChemDiv as the sole source of molecules for Arcus’s growing HTS screening collection. This collaboration, which utilized Arcus’s medicinal chemistry knowledge and ChemDiv’s computational and synthetic chemistry expertise, has resulted in the selection of several hundred thousand structures from which Arcus expects to identify starting points for several of the discovery programs in its portfolio.
Verify Smart Corp Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Equity Stake and Exclusive International Reseller Rights in Med-Con Technologies, LLC
| From: Verify Smart Corporation
FERNLEY, Nev., June 8, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Verify Smart Corporation (OTC:VSMR / OTCMKTS:VSMR) a Global innovator in financial fraud prevention and digital distribution solutions announced today that it has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire an equity stake and exclusive international reseller rights in Med-Con Technologies, LLC for cash and stock.
| From: Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America
NEW YORK, N.Y., June 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America (MGFA), the nonprofit dedicated to raising research funds for and awareness of the neuromuscular disease myasthenia gravis (MG), announces that Chef Sean Brock has graciously volunteered to be an Awareness Ambassador for the organization.
| From: C Diff Foundation
TAMPA, Fla., May 31, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The C Diff Foundation hosts “C. diff. Science” on Sept. 14 to honor professionals dedicated to the scientific research and development in the Clostridium difficile (C. difficile, C. diff.) community worldwide, chaired by Professor Simon M. Cutting, PhD, of Molecular Microbiology at Royal Holloway, University of London.
| From: American Fidelity Assurance Company
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., May 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The average American Fidelity Assurance Company long-term disability is nearly three years. Even though one in five adults experiences a long-term disability, most Americans are ill-prepared to cover expenses if they are unable to work (note 1). The average American could not cover a $400 emergency without selling some of their possessions and 69 percent have less than $1,000 in savings (notes 2, 3).
| From: Heart Imaging Technologies
DURHAM, N.C., May 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heart Imaging Technologies, LLC (HeartIT) and Siemens Healthineers have agreed to cooperatively sell the latest version of HeartIT’s Precession cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) workflow solution. Precession is the first browser-based CMR solution to combine medical image viewing, analysis, and reporting into one comprehensive, cloud-based platform.
| From: EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and HOUSTON, Texas, May 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Reba Mathew Pharm.D., R.Ph has joined the firm’s Employee Benefits Consulting Practice as Pharmacy Practice Director.
| From: Blue Crystal Cornucopia, Inc.
GAINVESVILLE, Fla., May 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dementia caused two women to open a new shop at 1801 NE 23rd Avenue, Gainesville FL, named Blue Crystal Cornucopia, Inc. The shop carries plenty of locally designed jewelry made from gemstones, Sacred Threads clothes, and CBD oil products.
| From: TriWest Healthcare Alliance
PHOENIX, Ariz., May 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TriWest Healthcare Alliance announced today it earned full URAC accreditations for its Health Utilization Management and Case Management programs, and full reaccreditation for its Health Network. The accreditation standards establish key quality benchmarks for core business practices and managed care programs.
| From: C Diff Foundation
TAMPA, Fla., May 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation announces its “Bake Sale for C.diff. Awareness,” a month-long campaign beginning May 2017 in Florida and continuing in N.J., N.C., and across the USA to India, and Italy featuring education and advocacy on health care topics pertaining to the most common pathogen identified as a leading healthcare-associated infection (HAI) in U.S. hospitals alone: Clostridium difficile.
| From: Gastric Cancer Foundation
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jose Saenz, MD, PhD, of Washington University School of Medicine was named the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Research Foundation-Gastric Cancer Foundation latest Research Scholar in Gastric Cancer. The AGA Research Award Program identifies and supports talented investigators who are pursuing careers in digestive disease research.
| From: MED-ED, Inc.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MED-ED, Inc., is pleased to announce that registration is open for the 34th annual CURRENTS Conference. The continuing education event for critical care and emergency nurses will be held in Charleston, S.C., from October 29 through November 1, 2017.
| From: BioTE Medical
IRVING, Texas, April 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) – BioTE(R) Medical announces a forum of medical experts gathering before the Age Management Medicine Group (AMMG) to form consensus on testosterone therapy in women. The AMMG conference runs April 27-30, 2017 in Orlando, Florida.
| From: Delta Care Rx
PITTSBURGH, Pa., April 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Delta Care Rx today announced the first-ever recipient of the Delta Distinguished Scholar award. Patrick White, MD, HMDC, FACP, FAAHPM, chief medical officer of BJC Hospice, St. Louis, and assistant professor of medicine at Washington University, has received an initial $25,000 research grant, with a $500,000 lifetime potential, for study into the comparative and cost effectiveness of pharmaceuticals.
Be Alert for a Job Offer You Can’t Refuse: ‘Unpaid Caregiver,’ Warns Long-Term Care Leader ACSIA Partners
| From: ACSIA Partners LLC
KIRKLAND, Wash., April 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “America faces a senior health crisis that is also an employment crisis,” says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, one of the nation’s largest long-term care insurance agencies. In most U.S. households an out-of-the-blue “job offer” will suddenly appear.
| From: Hemophilia Foundation of Northern California
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Hemophilia Foundation of Northern California (HFNC) will participate in World Federation of Hemophilia’s (WFH) “Lighting It Up Red!” campaign in recognition of World Hemophilia Day, on April 17, at 7:30 p.m. on the steps of San Francisco City Hall.
| From: Paragon BioTeck, Inc.
PORTLAND, Ore., April 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon BioTeck, Inc., an ophthalmic pharmaceutical and device company, announced today that Xinxin Zhang has been named its 2017 Koch Kellan Scholar. Paragon Gives, a Paragon BioTeck initiative, awards the Koch Kellan Scholarship to an outstanding graduate medical student committed to pursuing a clinical, teaching or research career in ophthalmology.
| From: Residents Medical Group, Inc.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Since November 2016, during what is called the “Pre-Match” cycle, Residents Medical’s candidates have been offered coveted and competitive ACGME accredited medical residency training slots. In the graduate medical field, this is the time when they find out where they will be starting their medical residency training.