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Page 7 of Health and Medical News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



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.

Papa Partners with FlexCare to Expand Services to Families

MIAMI, Fla., April 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Papa, a nationwide provider for older adults and families announced today its partnership with FlexCare, LLC to provide employer groups Papa’s nationwide services. This partnership allows FlexCare’s employer groups to benefit from Papa Pals’ companionship, transportation, technology assistance, and light household chores.

South Central Iowa Community Steps Up to Support Senior Care Center

OSCEOLA, Iowa, April 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Since the WHO announced the Coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic status in early March, long-term care facilities have been on the front lines of the health and safety battle, notes the Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC).

TryTank Experimental Lab launches ‘Dial-A-Priest’

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., April 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TryTank Experimental Lab is making Dial-A-Priest available to hospitals around the country starting Tuesday, April 7, 2020. Dial-A-Priest is a free service that connects callers to an Episcopal clergyperson who can offer the “Ministration at the Time of Death” from the Book of Common Prayer by telephone to hospital patients.

Mind Flow Hypnosis Extends Free Virtual Hypnosis Session to Healthcare Workers

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For first responders and healthcare practitioners seeking relief from COVID-19-induced stress and fear, Mind Flow Hypnosis is answering the call. It’s currently offering a free hypnosis session via Zoom or Skype in an effort to do its part to help nurses and other healthcare practitioners during this global pandemic.

ROKiT Pharma’s Preclinical Studies Showing Tremendous Promise for Naturally Derived Cancer Drug, ROK-001 – Moving Towards The Initiation Of Phase 1b/2 Clinical Trial

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ROKiT Pharma, Inc., a public-benefit corporation dedicated to putting patients first, announced today it is rapidly progressing through final preclinical studies and moving forward with preparation for the initiation of a Phase 1b/2 clinical trial of ROK-001, a potentially low toxicity cancer drug derived from natural ingredients.

Arizona-based healthcare technology startup, Dollar Care, Inc. has announced the introduction of its DollarCARE online platform

PHOENIX, Ariz., March 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The DollarCARE platform from Dollar Care, Inc. enables individuals with no health insurance or high deductible plans to search and find providers near them that offer the lowest prices on medical and dental procedures, treatments and services.

Jordan Etem: Versatile Engagement and Versatile Collaboration in a Post-Pandemic World

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fear not, we’re going to get through this. Every time society has been tested, we’ve risen to the challenge, says Jordan Etem, founder of Jordan Etem Networks. We’ve experienced some major setbacks from unforeseen forces before. Coronavirus is a test on the healthcare system, locally, regionally, and nationally. It also is a test on responsiveness and response systems.

AOSMI remains open for urgent care, offers telemedicine visits during COVID-19 pandemic

FREEHOLD, N.J., March 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute (AOSMI) is keeping its practice open and continuing to see patients with urgent and acute injuries, while following CDC recommendations for preventing exposure to the COVID-19 virus.

Pre-med Son and Father Tackle COVID-19 Testing Center Challenges

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., March 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In response to the COVID-19 pandemic affecting every corner of the world, a 24-year-old pre-medical student teamed up with his father to design and manufacture the Mobile Pathogen Testing Unit (MPTU) to be used to combat this viral outbreak. Chase Berman, a current Infectious Diseases researcher at University of California Irvine, and his father, Christopher Berman, have brought forth a mobile unit converted from a 20-foot shipping container, capable of mass viral testing in a highly efficient manner.

Boothwyn Pharmacy in Kennett Square Now Manufacturing Hand Sanitizer

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., March 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Boothwyn Pharmacy, a PCAB-accredited compounding pharmacy located mere minutes from the heart of Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, has dedicated resources to manufacture hand sanitizer.

Stress from Fears of Coronavirus Prompts Teeth Grinding – Marina Del Rey based Orthodontist Shares Stress Reducing Tips

MARINA DEL REY, Calif., March 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Throughout his 30-year career, Dr. Mario Paz is used to hearing reasons why patients grind their teeth at night, but now it’s about COVID-19. “Fears of the virus are creating new anxieties causing patients to clench their jaws for sustained period. This alters their bite causing pain,” he says.

Innovative Telehealth Company Gives Expectant Mothers and Parents Peace of Mind During COVID-19 Crisis

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — No greater concern exists in the current crisis of COVID-19 than for expectant mothers and their loved ones. The problem is two-fold, says BabyLiveAdvice. Women don’t want to risk their health by exposing themselves and their unborn or newborn babies to the virus. And, even if they did try to seek outside support during these trying times, an overwhelmed healthcare system cannot meet the need.

Push Button Care Mobilizes Certified Senior Advisors Across the Country to Provide a Local Response Team

MILPITAS, Calif., March 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Push Button Care, a division of OverSightMD Inc., has mobilized Certified Senior Advisors nationwide to bring its special support services directly to vulnerable seniors concerned about staying independent while facing the current health crisis and beyond.