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Weitz and Luxenberg Brings Class Action Against Lumber Liquidators

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., on Wednesday filed a class action lawsuit seeking to make Lumber Liquidators, Inc., pay restitution to consumers who purchased from the home-improvements retailer certain brands of laminate flooring found to emit high levels of health-harming formaldehyde, the law firm announced.

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The California Tuberculosis Controllers Association (CTCA) releases a Universal Adult Tuberculosis Risk Assessment today to tackle TB in California

OAKLAND, Calif., March 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Contrary to popular belief, tuberculosis (TB) has not been eliminated in the U.S. With 2145 cases of active TB in 2014, California alone has 23 percent of the nation’s TB cases. However, this represents only a small fraction of the estimated 2.5 million Californians infected with TB. The California Tuberculosis Controllers Association (CTCA) released a Universal Adult TB Risk Assessment today to support efforts to find those infected with TB.

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Hormonal Health, Wellness and Aesthetic Centers Opens NEW LOCATION in Southlake

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, March 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Terri Suresh (RN, MSN, ACNP), Founder and President of the Hormonal Health, Wellness and Aesthetic Centers announces the grand opening of a new location in Southlake, Texas. Hormonal Health, Wellness and Aesthetics Center of Southlake will be observing an official grand opening on March 19, 2015.

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Spodak Dental Group Offers $2,200 off Invisalign and Wisdom Teeth Removal

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., March 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group is offering a March “Lucky You!” special for patients who are interested in straightening their smile. Patients will receive $2,200 off the cost of Invisalign(R) and wisdom teeth removal when they enroll in treatment of both during the month of March 2015.

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Millennium Administrators Exceeds North Pocono School Districts Healthcare Cost Savings Expectations

SCHWENKSVILLE, Pa., March 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Millennium Administrators, a national benefits administrator, was contracted by the North Pocono School District in July, 2013 with the expectation that Millennium would assist in the teacher contract negotiations, as well as identify savings for the Districts healthcare benefit plan. Millennium provided several cost savings initiatives, which were implemented by the District during the contract year.

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MostFit Introduces Stability Training Tools That Initiate a Whole New Way to Train

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Following the launch of SYN Rings – a revolutionary product that changes the paradigm of stability training – MostFit has just released the new Core Hammer to the market. If you’re looking to add a new dimension of intensity, explosive muscle engagement and core training to your exercise regimen, or for your clients, these tools fit the bill.

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Princess Jessica is helping to promote ‘healthy hearts’ all over the world

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Feb. 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Princess Jessica Carol White has decided to promote healthy hearts and to share the importance. On January 9, 2014, Princess Jessica Carol White decided to inform a non-profit organization of the importance of taking care of the heart.

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Forever Young MedSpa to Offer New Noninvasive Fat Reduction Device for Thighs

COOPER CITY, Fla., Jan. 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Forever Young MedSpa, South Florida’s go-to establishment for medical aesthetics and plastic surgery, is one of only a very few centers in the entire United States to offer the brand-new Flex applicator for BTL’s Vanquish ‘fat busting’ system.

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Local Sherlock Holmes of Dermatology Aims to Reverse Trend of Increasing Waiting Times at Naz’Rene Clinic and Skincare

CHESTER, Va., Jan. 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Many studies have been released in the last five years that indicate in some areas it can take months for someone to see a dermatologist,’ said Dr. Edward Boakye Co-Founder and President of Richmond, Virginia’s recently opened Naz’Rene Clinic and Skincare. ‘Thank God most lesions are not fatal! However, you never know if an itching rash could potentially be a harbinger of something more sinister if it is not taken to someone who can review it accurately.’

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The Foundation for Healthy Living Announces ‘Healthy Minds-Lives-Communities’

MESA, Ariz., Jan. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Saturday, February 7, 2015, the doors will open at the San Tan Charter School in Gilbert, Arizona, for the first ‘Healthy Minds-Lives-Communities’ event. The Foundation for Healthy Living has designed a day to provide free education and resources to inform, educate and inspire healthy living in the local community.

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Tuberculosis (TB) Risk Assessment Questionnaire replaces universal TB testing requirement for school employees, volunteers and contractors

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The California Tuberculosis Controllers Association (CTCA) announces, effective Jan. 1, 2015, Pre-K and K-12 public, private and parochial school employees, volunteers (with frequent and prolonged student contact) and contractors are required to get a tuberculosis (TB) test only when TB risk factors are identified.

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Spodak Dental Group Offers $1,000 Off Invisalign Treatment

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Dec. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This holiday season, give the gift of a healthy, straight smile and receive $1,000 off the cost of Invisalign(R) treatment. Invisalign(R) takes a modern approach to straightening teeth, using a custom-made series of aligners created personally for each patient. Spodak Dental Group is an Elite Invisalign(R) Provider, placing the company in the top 5 percent of providers worldwide.

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Health Care Cafe with Chris Comeaux, CEO of Four Seasons Compassion for Life, to Feature Physician Lance Plyler’s First-Hand Experience of ‘Ebola Outbreak in Liberia’ November 17

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Nov. 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Western North Carolina physician, Lance Plyler, M.D., is a recent veteran of the front lines of the Ebola epidemic, saving the lives of two Americans working to avert the crisis in Liberia: Kent Brantly, M.D., and his colleague, Nancy Writebol. Health Care Cafe, sponsored by Four Seasons Compassion for Life, airs the interview with Plyler, ‘Ebola Outbreak in Liberia,’ on WTZQ, 1600 AM radio, Monday, Nov. 17, 5 p.m.

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Weitz and Luxenberg, Allied Firms Obtain Stryker Rejuvenate, ABGII Hip Implants Settlement; Payouts Could Top $1 Billion

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stryker Corp. has agreed to pay potentially more than $1 billion to settle claims from patients injured by the company’s Rejuvenate and ABGII modular hip implants, the nationally prominent personal-injury law firm of Weitz and Luxenberg today announced.

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Sustaining Local Expertise, Responding to Global Health Threats

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ebola is dominating the news headlines, bringing public health into the spotlight. Tragically, thousands have died. In the U.S., public health departments everywhere are quickly learning about Ebola and taking measures to prevent an epidemic here; but they are not starting from scratch, says the California Tuberculosis Controllers Association (CTCA).

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Does Recent Sharp Drop in Ebola Replikin Count Signal Early End for the Current Outbreak?

LONDON, U.K., Oct. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Replikins Global Surveillance System(TM) analysis of the Ebola virus show the highest ever peaks in Ebola Gene Replikin Counts in the years 2012 and 2013. Such genomic increases predicted the current worst ever Ebola outbreak. A recent sudden drop in the Replikin Counts may signal an early end to the current outbreak if adequate public health measures are implemented for containment of Ebola virus already in human hosts. (See Figure.)

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Social Justice Advocate Interviews Transgender Federal Inmate about Abhorrent Healthcare

PETERSBURG, Va., Oct. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Social justice advocate, author, and inmate, Christopher Zoukis, recently met with Sangye Rinchen, a transgender federal prison inmate incarcerated for bank robbery at FCI Petersburg – a medium-security federal prison in Petersburg, Virginia. What he learned was frightening.

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More Americans Are Seeking Long Term Care Insurance through Their Employers, ACSIA Partners Reports

KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Why isn’t long term care insurance, like health insurance, available at the workplace? Well, increasingly it is – and more Americans should take advantage of that fact, according to ACSIA Partners, a leader in long term care planning.

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The Prospect of ‘Empowered Living’ Could Motivate Millions to Plan for Long Term Care, ACSIA Partners Says

KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today ACSIA Partners introduces the concept of ‘empowered living,’ an idea they hope will catch on to help solve a big national problem: lack of planning for long term care.

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Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc. Celebrates 50th Anniversary Gala on Saturday, August 23

ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc. ‘Celebrates 50 Years’ with a gala Saturday, August 23, from 6:30-10 p.m. Since 1964, Council on Aging’s senior-centered support remains respected for its leadership and commitment to quality of life for aging adults and their care givers. Today, the agency’s services remain relevant and popular, serving a growing number of Buncombe County residents.

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New Discovery Opens the Door to Possible Cure for Heart Disease

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., July 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Larry Weisenthal, M.D., Ph.D., today announced new findings that unravel mysteries about the root cause of atherosclerosis – the narrowing of blood vessels that leads to heart attack and stroke. It is a big step toward developing drugs, possibly in the very near future, that prevent the most common forms of heart disease.

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$25 Million to 2 N.Y. Mesothelioma Victims – Weitz and Luxenberg Triumphs Again in Court

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., June 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Riveting, heartrending, and – ultimately – persuasive testimony elicited by attorneys from the law firm of Weitz and Luxenberg led a Manhattan jury on Monday to award $25 million in damages to two victims of asbestos exposure, the plaintiffs’ attorneys today announced.

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Weitz and Luxenberg – Lawsuit Filed in Industrial Chemical Case

WESTPORT, Mass., May 12, 2104 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Town of Westport and Westport Community Schools have taken an important step to protect the health of students, teachers, administrators, and others who work in or visit schools in Westport. They filed a lawsuit against Monsanto Company and its corporate successors to recover the costs of removing polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB’s) from their schools, says Weitz and Luxenberg.

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Studies Conclude Mindfulness Treats Addiction More Effectively Than Traditional Treatments

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., April 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Experts say the results of two recent studies found a mindfulness approach to treating addiction helped more people kick habits long-term, in some cases, over four times the success rate from traditional treatment methods. ‘I’m delighted to read about this study. But it doesn’t surprise me. Having worked in many different treatment programs through the years, I find mindfulness to be the most effective approach,’ says Scott Kiloby of the Kiloby Center.

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