MADISON, N.J. and TIGARD, Ore., April 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bausch + Lomb, the global eye health company and Paragon BioTeck, Inc. today announced that the companies have entered into a license agreement for Bausch + Lomb to commercialize and distribute Paragon’s phenylephrine in the United States on an exclusive basis beginning this month.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Snazzy sparkles and well-worn blue jeans are the attire of choice for the 8th annual Seasons of Life Soiree 2013, an event to benefit vital non-profit patient services at Four Seasons Compassion For Life. The event is presented by Park Ridge Health at the Crown Plaza Asheville.
ARDEN, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ten years ago, dynamic female entrepreneur Lana Wilde of Mountain Home Care started her business in the basement of the family home with one client, one caregiver, and a commitment to meet the needs of families who take care of their loved ones in times of extended illness.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — By leveraging the Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County’s On-the-Job Training program, the Hi-Desert Medical Center has recently added six full-time registered nurses and saved $25,000 in hiring and training costs.
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CMI and Pfizer will co-present ‘Engaging Stakeholders with A Story – 3 Tips to Improve Research Reporting’ at the PMRG’s upcoming National Annual Conference March 10-12 in National Harbor, Md.
FLAT ROCK, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Janet Bull, Ph.D., the award-winning chief medical officer of Four Seasons Hospice goes to work, it’s more than showing up for a job. She helps people find meaning.
DOVER, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RXCut(R) Plus announced this week a new website that is designed to help people get the best prescription price available. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) report that in 2014, prescription drug spending is expected to grow at a rate of 10.7 percent.
SOUTHGATE, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southgate Surgery Center announced that it is again offering its complimentary screening colonoscopy program throughout March, 2013. The facility will qualify 21 applicants from Michigan who need a screening colonoscopy are aged 50 or over, uninsured, severely financially distressed and cannot afford the procedure. The facility implements the program every March to promote National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.
ARDEN, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When self-described ‘worker bee’ Lana Wilde became an empty nester, she turned her open heart and gift for volunteer care giving into a one-of-a-kind family business. Ten years later, Mountain Home Care celebrates a decade of quality care offered in service to other western North Carolina families who need a helping hand during an extended illness.
MILLVILLE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Laboratory Supply Distributors Corp., a provider of diverse products for the chromatography, biotechnology, pharmaceutical and environmental industries, this week announced the launch of its 2013 catalog. It showcases many new products for the life science and biotechnology markets.
LANCASTER, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It is a story that could only be written by one person. A compelling autobiography that not only pushes the boundaries of sanity, it takes readers on a frightening voyage to meet it face-to-face. ‘Murder and Misunderstanding; One Man’s Escape from Insanity’ (ISBN-13: 978-1479256969) is the story of Shuvender Sem, who on March 1, 2004 became known as ‘The Maharishi Murderer.’
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company, a medical malpractice insurance carrier for Arkansas physicians, recently donated $15,000 to the Impaired Physician Program administered by the Arkansas Medical Foundation. This is the third annual donation by Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company to this critical support program for physicians in the State of Arkansas.
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CMI, a leader in marketing research services and insight, announced today that Beth Thompson has joined as Vice President, Qualitative Research. Thompson brings a 20-year track record of successfully conducting highly complex domestic and global marketing research.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National LTC Network (NLTCN) and the 3in4 Association are pleased to announce a new strategic partnership. Since the 3in4 Association’s inception, NLTCN has provided sponsorship dollars to support the Association’s ’3in4 Need More’ nationwide public service campaign.
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mass tort and personal injury litigation firm Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C. today announced a successful verdict in the case of McCormick v. Cleaver Brooks et. al. (CV 04 2405, E.D. N.Y.), a suit filed on behalf of a client who died from asbestos-related cancer linked to the products of the defendant corporation, Cleaver Brooks.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pediatric non-profit, DesignWise Medical, Inc., in conjunction with Cnicus LLC (Chicago, Ill.) has been awarded a $25,000 grant by the Atlanta Pediatric Device Consortium to continue the development of a medical device used to confirm the correct placement of feeding tubes in infants and children.
COLTON, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Premier Medical Transportation, a Colton-based medical transportation company, has partnered with Second Harvest Food Bank to serve Riverside and San Bernardino in a yearlong campaign, Driving Away Hunger. Premier Medical Transportation will donate one meal to Second Harvest Food Bank for every transport call they receive. The Driving Away Hunger campaign began November 1, just in time for the holiday season and will run throughout 2013.
NOVI, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Medical Care Alert, a national provider of emergency medical alert systems for senior citizens, has earned the 2012 Angie’s List Super Service Award in recognition of superior customer service. This recognition is only awarded to the top 5 percent of all companies rated on Angie’s List, the nation’s leading provider of consumer reviews on local service companies.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Head lice love the holidays as much as kids do, says George Coleman, founder of Dermedics Laboratories and master-mind behind the only non-toxic, FDA registered head lice treatment and repellent used by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to treat and prevent head lice infestations. Holiday parties give […]
TULSA, Okla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Delta Dental of Oklahoma Oral Health Foundation is pleased to name D. Michael Spradlin, DDS, of Tulsa as the recipient of its first Oral Health Hero Award, a new program to recognize the contributions of volunteer dentists across the state.
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Why are some middle-aged Americans buying long-term care insurance (LTCi) for their aging parents? It’s partly because Mom and Dad may need help with the tasks of daily living, but can’t afford a policy to pay for it, according to Denise Gott, National Sales Manager of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP).
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — South Florida Smile Spa commenced its 2012 Grand Opening by launching a new dental office for families in the Fort Lauderdale and Pompano Beach neighborhood, which offers general and cosmetic dentistry, sedation, one hour whitening, oral surgery and root canal treatment; all procedures are done on the premises.
SEBASTIAN, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Riverside Surgical and Weight Loss Center is now offering robotically-assisted minimally invasive surgery as a weight loss surgery option. The addition of this technology to the practice makes Riverside Surgical and Weight Loss Center one of only a handful of bariatric surgical centers in Florida using the most advanced techniques to perform bariatric surgery.
FLAT ROCK, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Seasons, Compassion for Life (fourseasonscfl.org) has received recognition as a top hospice care provider in the state for its significant percentage of patients served for almost a decade.
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dental equipment manufacturer Pelton & Crane will feature a new competitive dental operatory light display at the 88th Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM). The GNYDM, which takes place from November 23-28, is the largest healthcare and dental event in the United States.
SEBASTIAN, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Riverside Surgical and Weight Loss Center is now offering the STARR Treatment to its bariatric surgery patients. STARR, which stands for ‘surgical tiny access and rapid recovery,’ is a state-of-the-art, micro-laparoscopic technique that is thought to improve recovery from a gastric sleeve or band procedure.
DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stop leg cramps (LC) and Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) instantly, naturally – awake or asleep and even before they start! These remedies, now offered online by American Leg Cramp Society as Deveraux Thomas Techniques (DDT), and available at http://american-leg-cramp-society.org have a patent pending.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — October is the month the kids begin to scratch, says George Coleman, founder and president of Connecticut’s Dermedics Laboratories. That’s because the start of a new school year has children literally putting their heads together – and that’s how head lice infestations get started.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jennifer French, a quadriplegic and competitive sailing athlete who recently medaled at the 2012 Paralympics Games in London, will release her new book, ‘On My Feet Again: My Journey Out of the Wheelchair Using Neurotechnology’ (ISBN: 978-0988234208; Neurotech Press), October 23, 2012 at the Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco.
MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cosmetic Reconstructive Dentistry recently announced that they will be hosting free diabetes screening days at their Ives Dairy Road location in North Miami starting on October 18, 2012. Future screenings will be held on the third Thursday of each month.
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paul Gondek has joined CMI to expand the company’s Healthcare Solutions practice to support healthcare, pharmaceutical, and medical device companies. As vice president client solutions and healthcare lead, Gondek will further enhance an experienced pharmaceutical team, using advanced analytics and immersive techniques to provide strategic insights that brand teams can use.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Delta Dental of Oklahoma announces that The Oklahoma Dental Foundation Mobile Dental Unit has provided free dental care to more than 10,000 patients as of Sept. 6. Dafne Soto, 8, of Oklahoma City was the honored 10,000th patient served on the mobile unit as it made a stop at the Latino Community Development Agency. Soto was one of eight children and youth who had an appointment for needed dental care that day.
KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) announces a straw poll to let people guess the cost of long-term care insurance, immediately learn what others think, and then get actual numbers from an expert by phone. The poll and follow-up information are designed to correct a misconception that may be leaving most Americans unnecessarily unprotected.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Executives from some of the leading firms in the consumer neurotechnology market are scheduled to make presentations at the 2012 Consumer Neurotech Conference, to be held in San Francisco on October 23. The new event takes place during the 2012 Neurotech Leaders Forum, now in its 12th year.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heart IT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero-footprint medical imaging workstation, has joined Hendricks Regional Health to announce the implementation of Heart IT’s WebPAX(R) platform to help manage and distribute cardiac images.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) has stepped in to fill the need for Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN) by partnering with Kaiser Permanente Fontana and Ontario Medical Centers. Ten employees comprised the third class of graduates from the Pathways to LVN Program in May 2012. The training was provided by Chaffey College.
LAKEWOOD, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inspri, LLC, developer of seating systems and cushions for sciatic, low back and coccyx pain sufferers, has unveiled a new type of foam with the release of its second generation Sciata(R) Seating System. Generation II combines Inspri’s proprietary memory-style Sciata(R) Foam with an enhanced version of Inspri’s patented and proven Troff(TM) design in order to provide ‘suffering sitters’ with an option for relief beyond the traditional coccyx cushion.
TORONTO, Ontario (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Graphology, long derided as a parlor game in North America, is widely used clinically in Israel and Europe, according to Annette Poizner, Ed.D., a Registered Social Worker practicing in Toronto. Poizner, a certified graphologist, published doctoral research which explored graphology use within psychotherapy. That study, performed at the University of Toronto, is summarized in her just published textbook, ‘Clinical Graphology: An Interpretive Manual for Mental Health Practitioners’ (ISBN: 978-0398087265; Charles C Thomas Publisher).
MILWAUKEE, Wisc., Aug. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the summer of 2004 Margaret Meader and her family headed to the hospital excited for the cesarean birth of her second child. They, and their medical team, were shocked when Evan arrived with severe deformities that were later diagnosed as Apert Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder.
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — All Americans owe a debt of gratitude to those who work for a living. But what about our caregivers, who selflessly tend the disabled – helping them eat, bathe, go to the bathroom, dress? Our society could not function without caregivers, yet we give them short shrift when handing out thank-you’s. To rectify this, LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) proposes a Labor Day token of thanks.
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heart IT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero footprint medical imaging workstation, and iHeart Centers, the new standard for outpatient cardiovascular diagnosis and treatment, announced today that iHeart has acquired WebPAX(R) to facilitate the management of medical images.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Hoag Hospital Foundation 552 Club announced today that The Allen Diabetes Center’s Herbert Family Program made a generous donation to the 2012 Movie Screening. The Herbert Family’s gift will allow young adults with Type 1 Diabetes the opportunity to attend this special evening as VIPs on Wednesday, August 8, 2012.
DURHAM, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heart IT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero footprint medical imaging workstation, today announced record sales for the first half of 2012. Revenue for the first half of 2012 was two and one half times the revenue for the same period last year, and nearly exceeded total revenue for all of 2011.
ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Waller Wellness Center, one of the largest Natural Medicine centers in Michigan, commemorated the opening of its new office at 1854 W. Auburn Road in Rochester Hills on July 9 with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Mayor Bryan Barnett helped cut the ribbon and other local dignitaries joined the celebration.
DURHAM, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heart IT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero footprint medical imaging workstation, has announced that WebPAX(R) has been purchased by Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in order to help manage and distribute medical images from their Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Lab.
LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Surgeons of Lake County, LLC (‘Surgeons’) announced today that an unauthorized user had gained access to – and encrypted – their server in an attempt to force payment from Surgeons in exchange for the password needed to regain access to the server.
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When the Supreme Court upheld The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), uncertainty about health insurance abated. But what about long-term care insurance, which covers in-home, nursing-home, and assisted-living care – expensive services scarcely addressed by regular insurance or Medicare? That issue remains as head-scratching as ever, according to LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America’s most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.
DURHAM, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heart IT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero footprint medical imaging workstation announced today that the Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology (SIAT), a branch of the Chinese Academy of Science (CAS), has elected to acquire WebPAX(R) in order to receive and share medical images across multiple hospitals.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the early 1980′s George Coleman, head of Dermedics Laboratories in Bridgeport, Conn., teamed up with the former Keneric Industries to reformulate and market an over-the-counter pharmaceutical product designed to treat the symptoms of hangovers. The product, Dr. Seltzer’s Hangover Helper, went on to become the best-selling hangover remedy in the U.S. It was eventually sold to a well-known manufacturer and, after almost 20 years on the market, was discontinued when that manufacturer was sold.
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) announces a free service to help consumers learn about the financial risk of needing long-term care someday, and how to manage the risk. The service blends the best of technology with the best of humanity: real, live advisors on the phone. It’s a simple two-step process.
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today the non-profit 3in4 Association announces a partnership with CareOptions Online(TM) (COOL(TM)), a web-based service promoting wellness and offering quick, easy access to healthcare services for entire families. The main focus is on mature adults and seniors, but the health and fitness advice applies to children and young adults as well. So do the referral services for medical care, childcare, and other resources important for family health and well-being.
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Texas Long-Term Care Partnership and the 3in4 Association are joining forces to host a series of free seminars in July to encourage people to think about how they’re going to pay for their long-term care.
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Softway Solutions development team has received a Bronze Web Health Award for their development work of the iPhone / Android application Auscultation Primer. The award was presented during the 14th annual Web Health Awards program, which recognizes America’s top digital health resources.
COLTON, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Premier Medical Transportation (PMT), a Colton-based medical transportation company, was selected from Assembly District 62 to be honored on Small Business Day. Assemblymember Wilmer Amina Carter presented the award on June 11 in Sacramento, Calif.
NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mary Davidian, M.D., of Highland Ophthalmology Associates, a leading eye surgeon in the Hudson Valley, announced today that she has been invited by ‘AMERICAN HEALTH FRONT!’ to present the latest developments in corneal eye wound treatment. Dr. Davidian will be discussing her experiences using a unique alternative to surgery for corneal wound repair and healing called ProKera(R).
TIGARD, Ore. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a research and development organization in the eye care industry, today announced that the company’s online community discussion forum and blog, Noble Vision Group, has added the revolutionary plug-in, Treato. The plug-in, released to developers in May, 2012, allows users to search Treato’s database of over 1 billion patient-generated social media posts, providing important insights into the side effects and efficacy of over 11,000 medications.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fresh Start Surgical Gifts, a San Diego non-profit organization, has been chosen as the beneficiary for the 2nd Annual PayLease Golf Tournament on Saturday, June 9 at Riverwalk Golf Club in Mission Valley. All proceeds will help Fresh Start achieve its mission of transforming the lives of children with deformities through reconstructive surgery.
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) announces an agreement with EraNova Institute to distribute a special report on the future of long-term care insurance (LTCI) as an employee benefit. The report will be made available by LTCFP to selected employee benefit brokers, human resource managers, and heads of business and non-profit organizations. Titled ‘The LTC Benefit Battle,’ the EraNova document is based on interviews with leaders in the insurance, healthcare, and employee benefit fields.
STURBRIDGE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Remspec Corporation is pleased to announce that it has completed the technology transfer and an upgrade of the mid-IR optical fiber manufacturing process originally developed by Amorphous Materials Inc. of Garland, Texas. This means that in addition to meeting its own needs for high grade mid-IR fiber Remspec can now supply high quality low-cost fiber to meet the general needs of the optical device community.
SEAL BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Since 1984 Dr. Marc Spitz of the Foot Pain Center has been conducting a Shoe Drive to distribute thousands of shoes to local homeless shelters in Long Beach and Orange County. The 28th annual Shoe Drive takes place June 11-15, 2012.