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Page 3 of Health and Medical News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



The C Diff Foundation Assures Patients C. diff. Clinical Trials Continue to Move Forward Safely

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While some patients diagnosed with Clostridioides difficile (C. diff., C. difficile, CDI) believe they have run into clinical trial roadblocks, due to the recent focus on the pandemic, the C Diff Foundation wants them to know they are not out of options. Safe and active clinical trials continue.

Denial of Coverage for Gender-Affirming Care Declared Unlawful

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TransFamily Support Services (transfamilysos.org) today announced a milestone victory in the organization’s mission to build a world where all genders are accepted and treated equally.

Louisville med spa offers its patients a non-surgical facelift option with V-YOUth

CRESTWOOD, Ky., Jan. 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Vibrant Med, a medical aesthetics practice near Louisville, Kentucky, recently introduced a new option for adults to obtain a more youthful-looking face without traditional facelift surgery thanks to the introduction of the V-YOUth injectable facelift.

Mopec Announces New Morgue Overflow Cold Storage Container Systems

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., Jan. 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mopec, the nationwide leader in pathology, anatomy, mortuary and necropsy equipment and supplies, announced a new all-inclusive cold storage container system available on a monthly rental basis to provide morgues, funeral homes, and healthcare organizations with increased decedent refrigeration capacity.

Microcide Announces Launch of Speed-breaker for Fast Moving COVID-19 Infections for Health Care Facilities

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Jan. 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Microcide® Inc. a leading Michigan based biotechnology company, today announced the test results of its COVID-19 faster virus killing range of products, PRO-SAN® Cleaner sanitizer, SILKY-SOFT® hand sanitizer, and DENTORAL® mouthwash.

Curamei Technologies Launches Platform Enabling Patients to Take Charge of Their Health Data

PONTE VEDRA, Fla., Dec. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The new Curamei platform seeks to improve quality of care by putting patients at the center of the exchange of health data with providers, overcoming the challenges of fragmentation. Almost universally, receiving high-quality affordable healthcare is recognized as an expensive and inconvenient affair.

Synthetic Biology for Tennessee Schools: BioBuilder Partners with Niswonger Foundation on $8.8M Federal Grant for STEM Education

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The BioBuilder Educational Foundation announced that they are to partner with the Niswonger Foundation on their award of an “Education Innovation and Research” (EIR) Grant from the U.S. Department of Education that will focus on educational opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

Fort Worth Company Donates ‘Made in America’ N95 Masks to Salvation Army

FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fort Worth-based company United States Mask is on a mission to make the holidays a little brighter and safer for community members who need it the most. At 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 22, the United States Mask team will donate more than a thousand N95 particulate respirators to the Salvation Army of North Texas.

SV Diagnostic Lab Expands COVID-19 Testing Drive-Thru Sites in Ohio to Include Toledo and Akron Areas

DAYTON, Ohio, Dec. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SV Diagnostic Lab LLC, one of Ohio’s leading diagnostic testing laboratories, has recently expanded its widespread COVID-19 testing beyond only high-priority individuals presenting with symptoms of the novel coronavirus, but also to now provide much-needed increased testing capacity.

(*RETRACTED*) … Expands COVID-19 Testing Program to Include Physician’s Offices, Nursing Homes, Hospitals, Employers and Drive Throughs with Patent-pending Oral Rinse Collection ‘Quiksal’

DAYTON, Ohio, Dec. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SV Diagnostics Labs today announced a *retraction* of a release the company formerly issued on Oct. 6, 2020 regarding their expanded COVID-19 Testing Program using Oral Rinse Collection “Quiksal,” as well as a company name change.

Moody Neurorehabilitation Institute at Galveston donates a transport bus to St. Vincent House, supporting their ongoing social services efforts in Galveston County

GALVESTON, Texas, Dec. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Wednesday, December 9, 2020, Moody Neurorehabilitation Institute at Galveston donated a Ford E350 Super Duty Bus to St. Vincent House to support their ongoing social services efforts for residents in Galveston County. The keys and title were presented to representatives of the St. Vincent House by Robert A. Prehn, Ph.D., President and CEO of Moody Neurorehabilitation Institute.

Former Co-Residents Merge Podiatric Practices, Form New Modern Foot & Ankle®

TAMPA and ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Three Central Florida podiatric practices announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement to create the new Modern Foot & Ankle®. The combined medical group will provide patients with additional board-certified physicians, a brand-new location, and the miniBunion™ system, a groundbreaking, minimally-invasive procedure for bunion correction.

7 Springs Orthopedics Doubles Orthopedic Service Locations

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Dec. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 7 Springs Orthopedics launched its 10th orthopedic clinic in Winchester, Tennessee on Nov. 16, 2020, with plans to continue rapidly expanding facilities and service lines.

Colorado Doctors of Optometry Encourage Eating Nutrient Dense Foods This Holiday Season

DENVER, Colo., Dec. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Doctors of optometry across Colorado, 2020 Eyes Colorado, and the Colorado Optometric Association (COA) are addressing nutrition and eye health in the December awareness theme Eating Your Way to Better Eye Health.

Nutritional and Behavioral Care Launches Updated Website

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Dec. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nutritional and Behavioral Care, a licensed nutritionist and dietitian, in Ridgefield, Connecticut, is pleased to announce that they have recently updated their website. This was to ensure that the website is up to date, can easily be navigated, and is mobile responsive.

Lift & Care Systems Provides Durable Medical Equipment Checklist for Caregivers of Disabled Individuals

LAKEVILLE, Mass., Dec. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lift & Care Systems announces the release of the following durable medical equipment checklist for day programs, group homes, and other programs for the disabled. As a caregiver for the disabled, you will often discover that assessing the safety and quality of these programs is, at times, challenging, but one of the fastest ways to do this is by seeing if they have the following durable medical equipment on hand at their locations.

Local Kentucky Med Spa Offers Rapid COVID-19 Testing with 15-Minute Results

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky., Dec. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A medical aesthetics practice in Northern Kentucky is branching out from its typical daily operations to offer a vital service amid the growing coronavirus pandemic. Candace Reusch, RN, BSN, and Jennifer Crane, RN, owners of Zero Gravity Med Spa, recently added COVID-19 testing to their business repertoire with the inclusion of the Oral Rapid SARs-Cov-2 Antigen Rapid Test.

SYNERGY Enters a Strategic Partnership with Airware Transportation & Logistics

NEW ORLEANS, La., Dec. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Synergy is pleased to announce its strategic partnership with recent Ernest N. Morial Small Business of the Year Award winner Airware. Airware is a minority certified business with a long track record of introducing innovation at the local, state and Federal government level.

Spodak Dental Group Provided Military Veterans and Their Families, and First Responders, with More Than $10,000 of Free Dental Care During Freedom Day USA 2020

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Dec. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group (“SDG”) recently provided complimentary dental services to the men and women of the US’ Armed Forces and their family members as part of the Eighth Annual Freedom Day USA. Freedom Day USA is a “Day of Free” to thank military personnel and their families for the sacrifices they make each day to ensure our freedom.

Healient Physician Group Forms Agreement with New Frontier Mobile Diagnostics

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Healient Physician Group and Kansas City’s newest Medicare-approved diagnostic imaging vendor, New Frontier Mobile Diagnostics, have announced a partnership to improve access to care for seniors put at risk by the Covid-19 health crisis.

AMI Expeditionary Healthcare Contracted by the CDC to Study Spread of COVID-19 on University of Wisconsin Campuses

RESTON, Va., Dec. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AMI Expeditionary Healthcare (AMI) is contracted by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to determine the prevalence of asymptomatic COVID-19 carriers on college campuses and what can be done to slow the spread of the disease.

Premier Nursing Academy Launches New Center to Train CNAs for Free and Grow Bradenton-Sarasota Area Healthcare Jobs

PINELLAS PARK, Fla., Nov. 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Premier Nursing Academy, an institution offering free, state-approved training to become a certified nursing assistant (CNA), has launched its second Florida location in Bradenton. The new Bradenton location is expected to train as many as 500 students in 2021 from the broader Bradenton and Sarasota metro area.

Pure Protein, LLC Announces New Website Now Offering Its HLA Reagents and Technical Services to Researchers

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. and AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pure Protein, LLC (Pure Protein) an HLA company that has developed comprehensive analytical capabilities in the field of human leukocyte antigen (HLA) immunology and an approach to produce soluble forms of the HLA molecule (sHLA), is proud to announce the launch of its new website.

Spodak Dental Group Collects More Than 250 Pounds of Halloween Candy for Operation Gratitude

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Nov. 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group and Operation Gratitude are teaching kids the value of giving back by donating their Halloween candy in support of troops overseas and local heroes. The team was able to collect more than 250 pounds of candy from local children and schools’ groups.

Bright Road Recovery Contracts with Magellan to Provide Eating Disorder Treatment for Blue Shield Subscribers

CLAREMONT, Calif., Nov. 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bright Road Recovery, the Inland Empire’s Premier Eating Disorder Treatment Program, announced today that they are now in-network with Magellan Healthcare. This is good news for Blue Shield subscribers in the Inland Empire who are looking for help with anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, or ARFID.

OutcomeRx, a unit of CareMetx, announces First Independent Reinsurance Product for Rare Disease Specialty, Cell and Gene Therapies

BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OutcomeRx (ORx), a division of CareMetx, LLC, announced today a new reinsurance product to provide coverage access to high-cost specialty drugs including therapies in the emerging cell and gene therapy market.

Atlanta Nonprofit and Piedmont Healthcare Raise Awareness for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — November, recognized as Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, is an important time of year for Atlanta nonprofit Purple Pansies to raise awareness for pancreatic cancer, celebrate survivors and honor loved ones.

Leading Healthcare-Associated Infection Clostridioides difficile Symposium Focuses on Patients, Families, and Caregivers

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation announced today that the Inaugural Patient, Family, and Caregiver C. diff. Live Virtual Symposium will be hosted on November 23, 2020 at 1 p.m.-4 p.m. EST with keynote topic-experts dedicated in disciplines of healthcare, pharma, biotech, and academia. The event is complimentary with online registration.

Spodak Dental Group Celebrates National TMJ Awareness Month with complimentary TMJ consultations

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Nov. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — November is National TMJ Awareness Month and the Spodak Dental Group team is offering complimentary TMJ consultations to help patients find relief for migraines and chronic headaches. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, an estimated 10 million Americans suffer from TMJ disorders, and the condition appears to be more common in women than men.

Executive Intends to Stand on NYC Street Hugging COVID-19 Infected People

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Nov. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New York based Best Virus Shields (BestVirusShields.com) is the manufacturer of a new “oral” COVID-19 respirator mask for use in high-risk environments. Today the company announced that its President, Thomas Leahy, would stand on 7th. Ave. at the NW corner of 42nd. Street from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Nov. 25 and 26 to demonstrate the efficacy of the company’s oral respirator mask.

#2020EyesColorado Youth Art Contest Winners Announced

DENVER, Colo., Nov. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 2020 Eyes Colorado and the Colorado Optometric Association (COA) announce the winners of the #2020EyesColorado First Annual Youth Art Contest. Students grades 1-12 were invited to submit 2D artwork while reflecting on the value of their eyesight through the theme, A Beautiful Sight. The goal of the competition was to engage Colorado students in understanding the value of their eyes and their own eye health.

Tourette Association of America and American Brain Foundation Offer Clinical Research Training Scholarship, In Collaboration with the American Academy of Neurology!

BAYSIDE, N.Y., Nov. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Tourette Association of America and the American Brain Foundation have announced the 2021 Clinical Research Training Scholarship in Tourette Syndrome that aims to recognize the importance of good clinical research and to encourage young investigators in clinical studies related to Tourette Syndrome.

Nationally Known Dietitian, Nutrition Consultant and Author Offers Readers A Path to Reversing Chronic Inflammation

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Nov. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jan Tilley, a nationally recognized dietitian specializing in chronic disease management, has just released a third book dedicated to helping those suffering with chronic inflammation. Entitled “Eat Well to Be Well: Living Your Best Life Through the Power of Anti-Inflammatory Food” (ISBN: 978-1626342668), the book summarizes the health risks so many face due to the fact the American diet has become completely unbalanced.

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams Gets with the PLAN Joins Health/Fitness Coach Marci Kenon’s ‘Check Your Risk’ Diabetes Awareness Challenge

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eighty-eight million adult Americans are on the borderline of developing type 2 diabetes and the majority haven’t a clue. Marci Kenon, founder of New York-based Preventive Lifestyle Assistance Network (PLAN) has joined in a collaborative effort with Francheasca Roberson, executive director of California-based nonprofit The Eight, Inc., to break the chains that type 2 diabetes has on members of underserved communities around the country. Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams also joins as an ally in the effort.

AMI Expeditionary Healthcare LLC (AMI) Has Been Contracted by CDC to Provide Emergency Response Team Services in Support of the CDC

RESTON, Va., Nov. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The CDC has contracted AMI Expeditionary Healthcare LLC (AMI) to provide Commercial COVID-19 Emergency Response Team (C-C19ERT) services. This work includes sample collection, logistics, and quality control metrics to ensure subsequent, high-quality, CLIA laboratory testing.

Zeteo Biomedical to Collaborate with Iowa State University Nanovaccine Institute to Study a COVID 19 Vaccine Under Fast Track CARES Act Funded Program

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Zeteo Biomedical LLC, Inc., a privately held medical device company, has partnered with the Nanovaccine Institute at Iowa State University to study a nasal SARS-CoV-2 vaccine. Zeteo will provide nasal delivery device technology and unit dose packaging utilizing its ZEOx2 Delivery Platform.

EyeCare Optical Extends its Coverage of the Greater Knoxville Area with New Locations in Oak Ridge and Hardin Valley

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Earlier this year, EyeCare Optical expanded its reach in the greater Knoxville area by opening its seventh area office-this one in Oak Ridge-right on the heels of its sixth location opening in Hardin Valley. It’s part of a plan, says the company, to make comprehensive eye care readily available for greater Knoxville residents in their own neighborhoods.

Ombudsman Services Executive Director Named Woman of the Year by Congressman Garamendi

PLEASANT HILL, Calif., Nov. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda is pleased to announce that Executive Director Nicole Howell has been selected as a 2020 Woman of the Year by Congressman John Garamendi.

Papa Inc. Adds Reliance to Its Growing List of Medicare Advantage Plans to Provide ‘Family on Demand’ to Their HMO Population

MIAMI, Fla., Nov. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Papa Inc, the leading technology-enabled platform for companionship & assistance for older adults & families, today announced it has been selected by Reliance Medicare Advantage to provide services beginning January 1, 2021 to their Michigan HMO population in order to enhance their quality of life through the eradication of social isolation and loneliness.

Spodak Dental Group Celebrates American Diabetes Month with Complimentary Sleep Apnea Consultations

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Nov. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — November is American Diabetes Month and the Spodak Dental Group team is offering complimentary sleep apnea consultations to help patients treat their sleep apnea so they can better control their diabetes. Studies show that about 71% of people with diabetes may have sleep apnea.