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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.

2020 International Clostridioides difficile (C. diff., C. difficile) Virtual Conference and Health EXPO Nov. 14

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation announced today that the 8th Annual International C. diff. Virtual-Online Conference and Health EXPO will be a 5-1/2 hour online program with over fourteen international topic-experts dedicated in disciplines of healthcare, pharma, biotech, academia, and Government agencies.

Dementia Map Reinvents Access to Dementia Resources

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — JADCOM Media LLC announced today that Lori La Bey of Alzheimers Speaks and Dave Wiederrich of Memory Cafe Directory have created Dementia Map at DementiaMap.com – the first Global Resource Directory and event calendar for families and professionals.

Siperstein Dermatology Group Offers Only DermaGraphix Digital Mole Mapping and Artificial Intelligence Tracking Analysis in South Florida

BOCA RATON, Fla., Nov. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Siperstein Dermatology Group now provides the DermaGraphix digital mole mapping and artificial intelligence tracking analysis that allows for the earlier detection and treatment of melanoma, and with fewer biopsies. Siperstein Dermatology Group (Boca Raton and Boynton Beach Florida) has always been on the forefront of medical technology.

Super Bowl Champion Jeron Johnson has signed on as an Ambassador for CBD Move Free

BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Former Seahawk strong safety and Super Bowl XLVIII Champion Jeron Johnson has signed on as an Ambassador for CBD Move Free, a Washington State-based CBD company. “It is an honor to have Jeron onboard,” states Jonas Roeser, CEO. “We look forward to his insight and support for our product refinement and educational outreach.”

Avila Herbals Announces Manufacturing and Research and Development Agreements with Phoenix Biotechnology

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va., Oct. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Avila Herbals, a company specializing in novel botanical extraction techniques for both dietary supplements and pharmaceuticals, announced today that it has signed an exclusive global manufacturing agreement and a research and development agreement with Phoenix Biotechnology.

Progenabiome Shares New Data on Fecal Transplant, Sars-Cov-2 at ACG 2020

VENTURA, Calif., Oct. 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) named Progenabiome “Outstanding Poster Presenter” for its poster: “Successful Bacterial Engraftment Identified by Next Generation Sequencing Following Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Clostridioides difficile Infection,” which will be presented virtually at the ACG Annual Scientific Meeting this week.

Uvilite Provides Hospital-Grade Sterilization Technology for Everyday Use

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Uvilite has developed a safe and powerfully effective ultraviolet sterilizing light technology for everyday residential use. Ideal for homes, cars and any other areas where germs are present, Uvilite uses hospital-grade technology that protects and empowers people to fight germs when and where they want to.

The TMS Collaborative Celebrates its 1st Anniversary and Announces Clinic Expansion

EXETER, N.H., Oct. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In September 2019, Dr. Paul Belliveau and partners launched The TMS Collaborative as a way to bring the cutting-edge technology of TMS to New Hampshire and beyond. TMS therapy is an FDA-approved, safe, and non-invasive treatment for patients suffering from Major Depressive Disorder (MDD).

Pure Protein, LLC to Exhibit and Preview New Website at the American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI) 46th Annual Meeting

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. and AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 15, 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), announced today that it will be an exhibitor at the ASHI VIRTUAL ANNUAL MEETING, October 19 – 21, 2020.

Hawaii’s First N-95 Mask Factory Opens Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020 in Kona

KONA, Hawaii, Oct. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kona Mask Co. LLC, located in Kailua-Kona near Costco, will begin producing N-95 and flat-pleated masks using two automated machines. “We can produce 1 million masks every 3 weeks made right here in Hawaii,” says Nicolas Garcia, CEO of Kona Mask.

Colorado Doctors of Optometry Announce Public Health Initiative to Keep Eye Emergencies Out of Emergency Rooms This Winter

DENVER, Colo., Oct. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Doctors of optometry across Colorado, 2020 Eyes Colorado, and the Colorado Optometric Association (COA) have launched an October awareness initiative to educate Coloradans on Eye Emergencies: Where to Go and What to Do.

‘Battered American Syndrome’ is Creating a New Mental Health Crisis According to Psychotherapist Podcaster Dr. Stephanie Knarr

LAUREL, Md., Oct. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Stephanie Knarr first started using the term “Battered American Syndrome” on a recent episode of her Podcast: Dr. Stephanie Show’s Podcast. In addition to the mental health crisis caused by COVID isolation, symptoms of Battered American Syndrome are common, putting Americans at an even greater risk for suicide.

PainExam Launches New Ultrasound Interventional Pain Management CME Live Webinar Event Training Series

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Oct. 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PainExam, a prestigious CME certified pain medicine board review platform, develops new and exclusive Ultrasound Pain Management CME Courses, schedules next live CME webinar event for Oct. 18, 2020.

The Joy Factory Launches New Healthcare Mobile Tablet Cart Line: AgileGo

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Joy Factory, Inc. proudly presents AgileGo(TM) a new line of mobile tablet carts in support of the healthcare industry. These rolling carts are specifically designed for nurses, doctors, and clinicians to address increasing demands for telehealth, patient engagement, and patient interpretation.

Alzheimer’s Patient Recalls Daughter’s Birthday After Undergoing Fecal Transplant

VENTURA, Calif., Oct. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Sabine Hazan, founder of ProgenaBiome, a genetic sequencing lab in California, achieved rapid improvement in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) symptoms in an 82-year-old male patient following fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT).

Dr. Lisel Balk Joins the Spodak Dental Group Team

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Oct. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Lisel Balk, a general dentist with more than eight years of experience in the dental field, joins the prestigious team of general and specialty dentists at the Spodak Dental Group. A passionate dentist who prides herself on providing the best possible care to her patients, Dr. Lisel is driven to help her patients achieve their highest quality of life, starting with their smile.

NED Biosystems Announces Leading Infectious Disease Research Scientist Michael Mansour, MD, PhD To Serve as Medical Advisor

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NED Biosystems, an innovative clinical-stage biotech company developing therapies for cancer and the novel coronavirus, is pleased to announce that Michael Mansour, MD, PhD, will serve as the Company’s Medical Advisor of Infectious Disease.

Artisan Dental Becomes the 1st Carbon Neutral Dental Practice in the United States

MADISON, Wis., Oct. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Artisan Dental, based in Madison, Wisconsin has partnered with Carbon Credit Capital and GreenTrees to certify Artisan Dental as the first carbon neutral general dental practice in the United States. Artisan Dental now offsets 100% of its greenhouse gas emissions associated with the company’s operation.

Matthew Wimmer, DMD is Now Offering Rapid Relief for Patients Who Snore

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Oct. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr Matthew Wimmer is now offering Solea(R) Sleep, a new laser therapy that provides rapid relief for snoring. This simple, non-surgical procedure takes only 5 minutes to perform, and allows patients to return to their normal routine immediately after the office visit with little to no discomfort.

TeamSnap Health Check Issues 3 Million COVID-19 Screenings for Youth Sports Teams Over the Past Month

BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap announced today that 3 Million COVID-19 Health Check screenings have been performed since the popular tool launched last month. The surge in demand comes from thousands of youth sports teams and clubs leveraging the platform to help manage the COVID-19 symptom screening process.

OverSightMD Successfully Pilots COVID-19 Tracking and Screening Solution with Tenafly Teen Summer Camp Keeping Campers and Staff Safe

MILPITAS, Calif., Sept. 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The OverSightMD COVID-19 tracking and screening solution was instrumental in providing a safe environment for campers and staff while demonstrating the benefits of routine wellness screenings. The Tenafly Teen Summer Camp in Tenafly, New Jersey deployed the OverSightMD COVID-19 solution prior to the first day of camp and was able to maintain a COVID-19 free camp for the duration of the summer camp schedule.

The Medicare Resource Center Now Open in Santa Barbara

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Sept. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Medicare Resource Center – created by AMA Insurance Agency, an unbiased insurance agency that works with major insurance companies to offer Medicare supplement and Medicare Advantage plans – has opened its Santa Barbara location at 121 South Hope Ave., Unit A101, in La Cumbre Plaza.

Dr. Wellness PPE and Vending Pharmacy Kiosks Launch at San Diego State University

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Wellness Kiosks, LLC announced today that they have launched their PPE and Vending Pharmacy Kiosks at San Diego State University. Amid the spread of new coronavirus cases on recently opened college campuses, San Diego State University took another step in prevention by providing Dr. Wellness PPE and Vending Pharmacy Kiosks across the campus.

Lotsa Helping Hands and Papa Partner as Senior and Patient In-Home Care Faces New Challenges During COVID

MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Papa and Lotsa Helping Hands, two companies dedicated to providing seniors and patients living at home with support and caregiving assistance, are ensuring that these individuals continue to have the support they need amidst the pandemic’s impact on the ability of working caregivers to stay at home.

Houston Methodist Improves Patient Access with Blockit’s Digital Care Coordination Platform

MCKINNEY, Texas, Sept. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Blockit, the leader in highly integrated digital care coordination and scheduling solutions for health systems, today announced that Houston Methodist has selected Blockit’s consumer scheduling, referral management and imaging scheduling platform to enable its highly ambitious digital access strategy.

MediSked Achieves HITRUST CSF® Certification to Manage Risk, Improve Security Posture, and Meet Compliance Requirements

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MediSked LLC, a leading human services technology provider, announced today that the MediSked Care Coordination Suite comprised of MediSked Coordinate, MediSked Connect Exchange and MediSked Portal hosted in Amazon Web Services (AWS) has earned Certified status for information security by HITRUST®.

Pandemic Stress Can Change Eyesight and Impact Eye Health

DENVER, Colo., Sept. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Doctors of optometry across Colorado, 2020 Eyes Colorado, and the Colorado Optometric Association (COA) have launched a September awareness initiative to help educate Coloradans on the impact of stress on eyesight and eye health.

Marina Del Rey Orthodontist Installs Over 6,000 Sets of Braces

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — They say first impressions are everything, and Marina Del Rey orthodontist Dr. Mario Paz celebrates that mantra with his over 6,000th installation of braces. Throughout his extensive career, Dr. Paz has improved the smiles of over 6,000+ patients ranging in age from six to 86.