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Page 4 of Health and Medical News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Bay Area Medical Academy Students Gain Rare Real-World Experience Testing for COVID-19

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A recent community-led effort to test San Francisco residents for COVID-19, including the unhoused populations in Bayview and Sunnydale/Visitacion Valley gave Bay Area Medical Academy (BAMA) phlebotomy students first-hand experience administering COVID-19 testing to underserved populations.

Maglite and Movember – Two Iconic Worldwide Brands Partner to Shine Light on Men’s Health

ONTARIO, Calif., June 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Maglite and Movember are partnering to shine a light on men’s health and well-being. The Movember Mini Maglite AA PRO LED is available now. Owning one will shine a light on your support of men’s health issues and a percentage of the proceeds will go to supporting the causes championed by Movember.

National Online Speech Therapy Company Creates Free Resource Library in Response to Pandemic

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., June 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Great Speech, Inc., an online speech therapy company, saw a spike for service demand when the pandemic hit. Founder and Clinical Director, Avivit Ben-Aharon, MS Ed., MA CCC-SLP, also quickly realized that many consumers who desperately needed services, lacked the financial resources or insurance coverage to pay for online services.

First Los Angeles Dental Clinic That Uses Hospital-Type HVAC Systems to Mitigate Diseases Like COVID-19

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mi Dentista Dental Clinic in collaboration with a mechanical engineering firm, HVAC Engineering, has set up the first known dental clinic in Los Angeles that uses Negative Pressure Environments to mitigate diseases like COVID-19, namely the disease associated with the SARS-Cov-2 virus.

Mental Health Awareness License Plate Winning Design

LAFAYETTE, Calif., June 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BeingwellCA, a California 501(c)(3), submitted the initial design for the Mental Health Awareness License Plate to California Department of Education for DMV review.

Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda, Together with Collaborative Partners, Distributes Free PPE to Facilities in Alameda County

PLEASANT HILL, Calif., June 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda today announces the upcoming free drive-through PPE distribution to Alameda County facilities on Friday, June 26, 2020.

FlexCare Launches Rebrand Strategy to Emphasize Digital Health Solutions

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Exciting things are happening at FlexCare which is why they recently launched a rebranding campaign to help get the word out. As of June 15, the company logo changed slightly to reflect the company’s strength, capabilities, growth and emphasis on providing Digital Health solutions to the marketplace.

Colorado Optometrists Announce Tips to Help Avoid Eye Health Challenges from Increased Screen Time During COVID-19 Pandemic

DENVER, Colo., June 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As social distancing becomes a normal way of life during the COVID-19 pandemic many individuals are participating in increased screen time. The Colorado Optometric Association (COA) and the public health campaign 2020 Eyes Colorado, have collected tips from its doctors of optometry on how to keep eyes healthy.

Adelante Healthcare Selects Pedro Cons as New CEO

PHOENIX, Ariz., June 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Adelante Healthcare has announced the appointment of Pedro Cons as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Mr. Cons will join the organization on July 6, 2020. Mr. Cons has worked tirelessly to build relationships with a variety of entities including schools, businesses, other nonprofit organizations.

Unique Car Seat Cover Helps Patients Recover from Loss of Mobility

TOWSON, Md., June 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Katherine Miles, creator of the Ruby Slipper Car Seat Cover, explained why this simple device is a surprisingly effective part of a continuum of care for persons who have suffered a loss of mobility.

Kentucky Nurses Join COVID Relief Efforts in Hard-Hit Florida

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky. and TAMPA, Fla., June 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Owners of a medical aesthetics practice in Northern Kentucky used the temporary shutdown of their business as an opportunity to help with COVID-19 relief efforts. Candace Reusch, BSN, and Jennifer Crane, RN, owners of Zero Gravity Med Spa, are just getting back into the swing of things at their medical aesthetics practice.

LTC NEWS Acquisition Anticipates Growth and Expansion

CHICAGO, Ill., June 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matt McCann, a nationally-known veteran of the long-term care (LTC) insurance industry, announces the formation of LTC NEWS, LLC after acquiring the online asset – ltcnews.com.

Maryland Officials and Non-Profits Unite to Combat Elder Financial Abuse – PROTECT Week 2020 Launches on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

BALTIMORE, Md., June 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Media Advisory — AARP Maryland announces Press Conference announcing PROTECT Week (Preventing Older Americans From Financial Exploitation) Statewide Public Education Campaign, Monday, June 15, 2020 at 10 a.m. ET.

COVID-19 Response Shines Light on Need for Civil Liberty Protections: California Organization Drafts Bill to Fix Health and Safety Code

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an effort to protect the right to body autonomy, California Health Coalition Advocacy (CHCA) has drafted legislation that would protect the right to refuse a long list of medical and non-medical interventions issued by the California Department of Public Health and Governor Newsom.

Evergreen Medical Acupuncture is now offering its own supplement and herbal products, Dr. Fick’s Functional Farmacy!

EVERGREEN, Colo., June 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Combining the use of Eastern and Western philosophy of Holistic Medicine, Dr. Christina Fick, of Evergreen Medical Acupuncture, has created a carefully selected offering of CGMP (certified good manufacturing practice), and organic certified supplements and herbal products that provide a well-balanced approach to healing.

Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda Launches the Elder Justice Lunch and Learn Series

PLEASANT HILL, Calif., June 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Since the coronavirus pandemic began, it has changed the world, our community, and the elder care industry as we know it. Given the immense impact on seniors and older disabled adults, it is more important than ever to support our elder community care systems. Taking the lead in addressing these issues is Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda with the launch of their 12-month Elder Justice Lunch and Learn Series.

New Book – Beating the Enemy: How Vitamin D Could Help Fight COVID-19

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New cutting-edge self-help book, “Beating the Enemy: How Vitamin D Could Help Fight COVID-19” (ISBN: 978-1716882661) just released by Shirley Amy BSC, offers readers a clear understanding of why getting enough vitamin D is so crucial during this pandemic.

Local San Diego company distributes PPE nationwide to hospitals and government agencies in need during the coronavirus pandemic

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A local San Diego company, The PPE Supply Co., plays a significant role in getting hospitals and government agencies the PPE they need. Located in San Marcos, California the company began in an attempt to help during the coronavirus crisis.

Teenager Creates COVID-19 Wristbands to Educate and Raise Awareness

CHICAGO, Ill., May 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What started out as a small family project for three teenagers concerned for their grandparents’ safety during quarantine has taken off with the launch of COVID-19 Wristband, LLC. Kenna Royce, 17, and her two younger brothers, Hayden and Colby, launched an innovative effort to help others communicate and encourage safe social distancing practices during the pandemic.

Moody Neurorehabilitation Institute at Space Park granted Specific Use Permit

NASSAU BAY, Texas, May 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The City Council of Nassau Bay has granted the request for a Specific Use Permit to Moody Neurorehabilitation Institute at Space Park by unanimous vote on Monday evening. Moody is a respected leader in brain injury rehabilitation.

A Novel Treatment Approach to Silent Hypoxia in COVID-19 Patients

PARK CITY, Utah, May 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Silent Hypoxia is a frequent disabling and sometimes fatal complication in COVID-19 disease. To prevent SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus-induced damage to patients’ lungs and Silent Hypoxia in patients, Aristea Translational Medicine Corp. has initiated development of PhenT, a drug with novel cellular protective properties.

Tapcheck and HealthCare Synergy Partner to Better Serve Home Health Community Workers

TARZANA, Calif., May 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Employee recruitment and retention continue to be top-of-mind human resource concerns for businesses around the country. That’s why financial solutions company such as Tapcheck are partnering with companies to provide flexible solutions for employees.

New Dental Product Online Store Launched by Holmes Dental

WILLOW GROVE, Pa., May 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Holmes Dental, a family-owned and operated business, is serving Dentists since 1975 with an innovative line of dental solutions including QYK-SET line of Acrylics, deMark dental tools, Sore Spotters for dentures, and Temp and Perm Grippers to handle crowns.

Record Early Enrollment for Lower Extremity Fellows, Residents & Young Surgeon 3rd Annual Course

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Magnifi Group, Inc. and Bespa Global, LLC, co-organizers of the program, announced today that despite the change of date for its 3rd Annual Lower Extremity IEP Fellows, Residents and Young Surgeons Course it is still experiencing record early registration. The course, originally scheduled for May 1-3 will take place from Nov. 6-8, 2020 at The Omni Downtown, Austin, Texas.

PACIFIC ENGINEERING, INC. develops Rapid On Demand Portable Medical Platforms to help in the war against the pandemic

ROCA, Neb., May 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pacific Engineering, Inc., winner of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 2014 Tibbetts Award for innovative technology, in response to the pandemic, has focused its resources on the development of a family of composite shelters that can be used as mobile test centers and patient treatment.

‘Ultimate Tag’: A Spinal CSF Leak Survivor Chases His Limits

SPOKANE, Wash. and HARRISURG, Pa., May 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spinal CSF Leak Foundation is pleased to announce that former patient and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania stuntman Zac Gordon will be featured in the recurring role of “Horse,” a Professional Tagger on the new FOX show “Ultimate Tag,” premiering May 20 at 9 p.m./8 central.

Americans Reminded to Enjoy the Sun Safely this Summer

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To turn the tide against rising rates of skin cancer in the United States, the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention – and it’s broad national member coalition of over 45 organizations – has designated the Friday before Memorial Day as the 12th annual “Don’t Fry Day” to encourage sun safety awareness and to remind everyone to protect their skin while enjoying the outdoors.

Silver Solutions Offers Free Infographic Designed to Help Families Who Lost Loved Ones During COVID Crisis

PALM BEACH, Fla., May 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Silver Solutions, a company specializing in helping older adults and their families live safer, less stressful lives wherever they call home, today released a new downloadable infographic entitled “What to do with Mom’s Home after she passes” for posting or sharing.

12traits At Home Wellbeing Assessment: Gaming and Mental Health During COVID-19

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As increased feelings of anxiety and depression rise during this global pandemic, 12traits announces the release of a free assessment and report breaking down the psychology of health and wellbeing as it pertains to COVID-19 circumstances – especially the decrease in physical contact due to social distancing measures.

Atlanta Face & Body ushers in new procedures to keep patients and staff safe amid pandemic

ATLANTA, Ga., May 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Atlanta Face & Body announces new safety protocols during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. As a medical office and accredited ambulatory surgery facility, the Atlanta-based practice has always been held to a high level of cleanliness and sterility.

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.