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Be Alert for a Job Offer You Can’t Refuse: ‘Unpaid Senior Caregiver,’ Warns LTCi Leader ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., April 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "America faces a senior health crisis that is also an employment crisis," says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, one of the nation's largest long-term care insurance agencies. In most U.S. households an out-of-the-blue "job offer" will suddenly appear.

Delta Care Rx Announces Inaugural Recipient of Delta Distinguished Scholar Award

PITTSBURGH, Pa., April 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Delta Care Rx today announced the first-ever recipient of the Delta Distinguished Scholar award. Patrick White, MD, HMDC, FACP, FAAHPM, chief medical officer of BJC Hospice, St. Louis, and assistant professor of medicine at Washington University, has received an initial $25,000 research grant, with a $500,000 lifetime potential, for study into the comparative and cost effectiveness of pharmaceuticals.

Paragon BioTeck Announces Ms. Xinxin Zhang Named 2017 Koch Kellan Scholar

PORTLAND, Ore., April 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon BioTeck, Inc., an ophthalmic pharmaceutical and device company, announced today that Xinxin Zhang has been named its 2017 Koch Kellan Scholar. Paragon Gives, a Paragon BioTeck initiative, awards the Koch Kellan Scholarship to an outstanding graduate medical student committed to pursuing a clinical, teaching or research career in ophthalmology.

Residents Medical 2017 Candidates ‘Match’ into Medical Residency Positions

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Since November 2016, during what is called the "Pre-Match" cycle, Residents Medical's candidates have been offered coveted and competitive ACGME accredited medical residency training slots. In the graduate medical field, this is the time when they find out where they will be starting their medical residency training.

37 U.S. State Proclamations Raise Awareness of SUDC – Mysterious Childhood Deaths

CEDAR GROVE, N.J., April 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The emotional trauma associated with losing a child is overwhelming. But when that loss is combined with a total lack of explanation, grief can become far more complicated, says the SUDC Foundation. Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) is the sudden unexplained death of a child over the age of one which remains unexplained after a thorough case investigation is conducted.

Medical Experts Gather Nov. 9-10 in Las Vegas to Discuss Global Problem of Healthcare-acquired Infection Clostridium difficile

LAS VEGAS, Nev., April 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C Diff Foundation's 5th Annual International C.diff. Awareness Conference and Health EXPO will be hosted in Las Vegas, Nev. on November 9 & 10, 2017 at UNLV-Thomas and Mack Center. A panel of C. diff. survivors will join world-renowned experts delivering presentations on health care topics pertaining to the most common pathogen identified, a leading healthcare-associated infection (HAI) in U.S. hospitals alone: Clostridium difficile (C.diff.).

Trump’s new panel is wrong attack on Opioid Epidemic

CORTE MADERA, Calif., March 31, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Don Harte, chiropractic activist, says Trump's new panel, headed by Chris Christie, to deal with the opioid epidemic, is "philosophically and scientifically dead wrong." Dr. Harte declares, "The reason for this epidemic is clear. Orthopedists and other doctors freely prescribe Oxycontin, Fentanyl, Soma and other opioid drugs, get their patients addicted."

No Stomach For Cancer Hosts Seattle Stomach Cancer Awareness Event at Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

SEATTLE, Wash., March 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- No Stomach For Cancer, an international advocacy organization for stomach cancer, will host its fourth "Spotlight on Gastric Cancer" on Friday, May 12 at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's Pelton Auditorium in Seattle, Wash.

New Vista Behavioral Health adds Avalon Malibu to Suite of Addiction and Mental Health Treatment Centers

COSTA MESA, Calif., March 22, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New Vista Behavioral Health, a leading provider of addiction treatment, is proud to announce the acquisition of Avalon Malibu. The addition of Avalon to Infinity Treatment Centers, and Simple Recovery, expands the offerings of New Vista Behavioral Health's distinctive, effective and complementary group of addiction and mental health programs, providing exemplary care to clients struggling with chemical dependency or mental health issues.

Parents Speak Out as ‘Autism Acceptance Ambassadors’ for April 2017 Autism Awareness Month

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- April is Autism Awareness Month, celebrated worldwide. Geek Club Books, an autism nonprofit, is challenging the observance with their Autism Acceptance Ambassador Initiative. The initiative mobilizes parents and educators to actively get out and move the public from "awareness" to "acceptance and inclusion" in support of individuals on the autism spectrum in their communities.

Chiropractic Activist Dr. Harte Outlines Missing Pieces of the ‘Health Care’ Debate and Big Pharma

CORTE MADERA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist and former Libertarian State Senate candidate, knows that the current debate on so-called 'health care' is wrong, on all sides.

Traffk Acquires Portland’s Capsci Health Mobile Technology

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Traffk(TM), the Los Angeles art district-based insurance technology company, is excited to announce the acquisition of Portland, Ore.-based Capsci Health. Capsci Health's HIPAA compliant, mobile technology platform personalizes health plan members' benefits, allowing them direct access to their plan's benefits, ID cards, preferred providers and telemedicine.

Superfoods Author Stephanie Pedersen Launches ‘Spring Back to Roots’ in NY

MANHATTAN, N.Y., March 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Spring always makes super foods author Stephanie Pedersen dig her fingers into dark, rich earth and plant anew. That's why she launches her week-long blog party, "Spring Back to Roots," on the first day of Spring, March 20, 2017. The event celebrates the publication of her latest book, "Roots: The Complete Guide to the Underground Superfood" (ISBN: 978-1454921424).

LevelFunded Health Selected for 2017 Plug and Play Insurtech Program

BOCA RATON, Fla., March 8, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LevelFunded Health is excited to announce that it was recently selected as one of the new top innovative insurance businesses by one of Silicon Valley's most active venture group, Plug and Play. The 12-week program connects promising start-ups, early and growth stage companies, to some of the world's largest insurance corporations.

San Diego Health Non-Profit CARR Announces First Corporate Sponsor, Grace Care Management

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) is pleased to announce Grace Care Management as CARR's first corporate sponsor. President and CEO Cindy Hasz stated, "Grace Care Management is pleased to support CARR's consumer advocacy work; it long overdue, and much needed by the growing numbers of seniors who are receiving assisted living placements in California."

Chemical Dependency Treatment Center, Simple Recovery Announces In-network Services with Anthem Blue Cross

COSTA MESA, Calif., March 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Simple Recovery, a leading Chemical Dependency Treatment Center in Orange County, California, announced today their ability to provide in-network addiction treatment services through 14 major insurance carriers, including Anthem Blue Cross.

Revenue Cycle Inc. and Coding Strategies Announced Merger to Expand Healthcare Consulting Services

AUSTIN, Texas, March 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Medical and radiation oncology consulting firm Revenue Cycle and healthcare coding and compliance consulting and education firm Coding Strategies announce a merger that will bring the two companies together for the benefit of the healthcare industry.

SUDC Foundation Awards Grant to AAP and NAME to Establish National Guidelines for the Investigation of Sudden Deaths of Children

CEDAR GROVE, N.J., Feb. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The SUDC Foundation, the only organization worldwide dedicated to sudden unexplained death in childhood (SUDC), has awarded nearly $100,000 to the National Association of Medical Examiners (NAME) to work collaboratively with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to investigate and establish national practice guidelines surrounding the investigations of sudden unexpected deaths in infants and young children, to determine research needs and the sensitive care of families affected.

CARR Awarded Grant for Age-Friendly Community Project in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) announced today that it is the recipient of a $30,000 grant funded by the Del Mar Healthcare Fund, through the Age Friendly Communities Program at the San Diego Foundation. The grant will move San Diego towards becoming an Age Friendly/Livable Community for All Ages, a designation of the World Health Organization and AARP.

EPIC Brokers Adds Adam Frugoli as Vice President in its Health Care Strategy Group

SAN FRANCISCO and SACRAMENTO, Calif., and IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, Feb. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property & casualty brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Adam Frugoli has joined the firm as a vice president of EPIC's Health Care Strategy Group.

IntellaSphere Offers Help to U.S. Medical Providers with New Division, IntellaHealth

SEATTLE, Wash., Feb. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- IntellaSphere, Inc. announces the launch of its new IntellaHealth division. IntellaSphere, an integrated marketing system provider in Bellevue, Washington, recognizes that healthcare providers need to connect with their patients across a variety of online marketing channels and mechanisms.

Extreme Muscle Products Launches First Formulation with CoQ10 and PQQ

AURORA, Colo., Feb. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Extreme Muscle Products (EMP) today announced the launch of its first formulation available for purchase, a product called Q-Meric. EMP is a newly created Colorado-based company focusing on health, wellness and athletic performance, with an emphasis on products that have synergistic effects.

An All-Natural Method of Physical Therapy During Sleep: Body Pillow Therapy

CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 26, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The world is finally waking up to healing their bodies during sleep. Body Pillow Therapy(TM) from Earthy Pillows (formerly The Curvy Pillow Company) is a new concept in maintaining proper posture for comfort and healing during rest and recovery from injury.

‘Hitler in a White Coat’ Stalks California, says Anti-Vaccinations Activist Dr. Don Harte

CORTE MADERA, Calif., Jan. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist and former Libertarian State Senate candidate, condemns the new "children's rights" bill, SB18, as "a vicious attack upon children, the family and individual liberty. It's a forced drumming up of the medical business, that is nothing short of medical Nazism."

Long-Term Care Wizards at ACSIA Partners Will Help ‘Kill the Wicked Witch of Alzheimer’s’

SEATTLE, Wash., Jan. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For the second year in a row, ACSIA Partners, a national long-term care insurance agency based in Kirkland, Wash., will join the fight against Alzheimer's disease. As part of its three-day annual conference, the company will host a fundraiser on behalf of the Alzheimer's Association, which seeks a cure for the debilitating disease.

The Everest Foundation is one of the only non-profits assisting to alleviate the U.S. ‘Medical Residency Bottleneck’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Everest Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(3), has made it its core passion to help the Graduate Medical Education community. The foundation is renowned in circles of Medical Schools, Universities and Residency Programs. The foundation, in part, assists with funding of research, personnel, edu-initiatives, and residency training slots.

Lawyer David Goldman Offers Insight into the Impact of a Trump Administration on Obamacare and Medicaid for Consumers

SARASOTA, Fla., Dec. 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sarasota Injury Attorney David L. Goldman, of Shapiro Goldman Babboni & Walsh, responds to clients' concerns about the impact of a Trump administration on healthcare coverage. David Goldman has a long-standing commitment to the community and has served as a board member of many civic organizations.

Ruling Affirms U.S. Patent Claim for Paragon BioTeck R-Phenylephrine Hydrochloride

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon BioTeck, Inc. announces a monumental ruling handed down by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) affirming claims made by Paragon in the patent for its R-phenylephrine hydrochloride formulation. Paragon is a privately held pharmaceutical and medical device company specializing in the development and commercialization of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, devices and therapies.

CARR Presented Assisted Living Paper at GSA’s Annual Scientific Meeting

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Christina L. Selder, Principal Investigator and co-founder of CARR (Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform) presented in the Assisted Living Issues of Quality and Translations to Nursing Homes session of the Gerontological Society of America's (GSA) 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting being held November 16 - 20, 2016 in New Orleans, La.

LIBERTY Dental Plan Offers The Most Affordable Rates in Florida Health Insurance Marketplace

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LIBERTY Dental Plan of Florida (LIBERTY) is proud to announce it is offering the most affordable rates for adult dental plans in the Florida Health Insurance Marketplace (commonly called the "Health Exchange"). This marks the first year that LIBERTY, which covers most of the state, has added the offering of Family Dental HMO plans in the Florida Health Insurance Marketplace.

LIBERTY Dental Plan Offers the Most Affordable Rates in Missouri Health Insurance Marketplace

ST. LOUIS, Mo., Nov. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LIBERTY Dental Plan of Missouri (LIBERTY) is proud to announce it is offering the most affordable rates for dental plans in the Missouri Health Insurance Marketplace (commonly called the "Health Exchange"). In fact, LIBERTY has the only Dental HMO being offered in St. Louis, Mo., and is the low price leader.

LIBERTY Dental Plan Selected to Participate in Covered California

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LIBERTY Dental Plan is proud to announce its selection as a participating dental plan for the 2017 benefit year. LIBERTY will offer individual or family dental plans through Covered California this open enrollment period as well as coverage options for small businesses.

Medical Practice Consulting Services Transforms Independent Practitioner Experiences

STATESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Manna Health Professional Services, a leading national electronic health records and revenue management corporation, today launches its new brand identity, Medical Practice Consulting Services, extending an 11 year track record of success.

Residents Medical Group Prepares Med-Students for ERAS Residency Interview Season

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Interview season is here and medical residents are gearing up to navigate the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). They're also trying to locate a medical residency that's ACGME accredited. Thousands of residency applicants will get rejections this season because they are weak candidates and lack the proper experience for residency consideration. Residents Medical (RM) can help.

Paragon BioTeck, Inc. Announces 2017 Koch Kellan Scholarship

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held pharmaceutical and medical device company, announced today a call for applications for the 2017 Koch Kellan Scholarship, awarded annually to an outstanding graduate medical student committed to pursuing a clinical, teaching or research career in ophthalmology. A Paragon Gives initiative, the Koch Kellan Scholarship reinforces the fundamental mission of Paragon BioTeck to drive innovations to address unmet and underserved medical needs and improve the quality of lives around the world.

TriWest Healthcare Alliance School for Health Care Providers Announced

PHOENIX, Ariz., Aug. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PsychArmor Institute and TriWest Healthcare Alliance announced today the launch of the TriWest Healthcare Alliance School for Health Care Providers, a suite of free online courses taught by nationally-recognized subject matter experts to prepare community health care providers to effectively deliver care to service members, veterans and their families.

Lauren Woodard’s Business Places in ‘Best of WNC’ after Being Open Full-Time for Less Than a Year

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Aug. 16, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's a feat she never thought possible, but one she accomplished anyway. When Lauren Woodard, LCSW, owner, Bloom Consulting and Counseling, placed second in the psychologist/counselor, health and wellness category in the Mountain Xpress Best of WNC 2016 reader poll, she was simultaneously thrilled and stunned.

SUDC Supports Neuropathology Research Fellowship

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With a $120,000 commitment, the SUDC Foundation is excited to announce the support of “The Moss Pieratt Foundation Memorial Neuropathology Fellowship" at NYU Langone Medical Center’s Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. Neuropathology is the study of disease of nervous system, which includes the brain and is crucial to our better understanding of Sudden Unexplained Death in Children (SUDC). To date, there are no comprehensive brain studies on victims of SUDC.

Super Foods Author and Host Stephanie Pedersen Launches ‘Berry Extravaganza’ Event Saturday, July 9

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Super food celebrity author Stephanie Pederson hosts the peak "Berry Extravaganza," a free tele-summit event featuring a panel of today's "berry best" super food celebrity experts and authors, July 9-31, 2016.

The Pink Fund and Houston Area Fred Astaire Dance Studios Seek Breast Cancer Survivors for Nationwide Fundraising Event

HOUSTON, Texas, June 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Are you a survivor? Do you know a survivor? Has breast cancer affected your life in any way? If so, Dancing With The Survivors(R) presented by The Pink Fund, which makes its way to Houston on October 9, 2016 at the Crystal Ballroom Houston, is the event for you.

Calif. State Leaders and Dental Plans Join Forces with the Center for Oral Health to Kick Off ‘Early Smiles’

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In an unprecedented effort to address oral health disparities in the Sacramento region, the Center for Oral Health (COH), in partnership LIBERTY Dental Plan, Health Net and Access Dental plans, will kick off "Early Smiles" - a collaborative and innovative School Based Oral Health Program - today, at the State Capitol. The initiative has a goal of serving 12,000 children in Sacramento-area elementary schools in its first year.

MostFit Adds Esteemed Athletes and Coaches to Master Trainer Team and Ramps Up for IDEA World and NSCA Conventions

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MostFit is swiftly growing its Master Trainer and Ambassador team to include renowned trainers and athletes who will represent the brand and products via trainings, certifications and conference presence.

Shopping for Long-Term Care Insurance Can Be Uniquely Frustrating, says ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., June 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If you're in the market for long-term care insurance, you may be in for a long, exasperating slog, according to ACSIA Partners, one of America's largest long-term care insurance agencies. "Unfortunately, LTC insurance isn't an easy thing to buy," says Denise Gott, the company's CEO.

C. diff. Survivors Join International Topic Experts to Discuss Global Problems Around Leading Healthcare-acquired Infection Clostridium difficile

ATLANTA, Ga., June 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C Diff Foundation's 4th Annual International Raising C.diff. Awareness Conference and Health EXPO will be hosted in Atlanta, Ga. on September 20, 2016. A panel of C. diff. survivors will join world-renowned experts delivering presentations on health care topics pertaining to the most common pathogen identified, a leading healthcare-associated infection (HAI) in U.S. hospitals alone: Clostridium difficile (C. diff.).

MyDoctorsChat Fully Embraces the AMA’s New Ethical Guidelines for Telemedicine

HOUSTON, Texas, June 16, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MHIT Business Services, Inc. - the parent company of MyDoctorsChat - a fully scalable, HIPAA compliant enterprise mobile telemedicine software solution for doctors, patients and healthcare organizations believes that the evolution of telemedicine technology offers improved access to healthcare and provides new, sophisticated opportunities for healthcare providers to address their patients' unique healthcare needs.

Gamma Medical Research announces the use of Telemedicine in Clinical Research

MCALLEN, Texas, June 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gamma Medical Research, Inc., headed by Dr. Roberto Mangoo-Karim, is excited to announce the licensing of My Doctors Chat to provide Telemedicine in its clinical research programs. Gamma Medical Research, a company dedicated to compassionate medical care and scientific progress, is advancing science and innovation through clinical investigation by conducting pharmaceutical research trials.

Enjoying Your Green Spaces Safely This Summer

CLEVELAND, Ohio, May 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Enjoying the great outdoors is one of the many things summer offers, says Project EverGreen. Whether it is hiking or camping at a state or national park, going to your community park for a picnic or simply having fun in your own backyard, enjoying green spaces is a summer ritual.

Mike Smith Named Director of Finance of Four Seasons Compassion for Life

FLAT ROCK, N.C., May 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Michael "Mike" Smith, M.B.A., and Certified Health Care Financial Professional (or CHFP), has been named director of finance with Four Seasons Compassion for Life. Smith attributes Four Seasons' leaders for modeling quality personal growth and professional development.

Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C. Sees Cancer Research Month As Ideal Time to Provide Free Access to Cancer Study Data

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Weitz & Luxenberg, P.C. today said it agrees with Vice President Joe Biden that the lives of more cancer victims could be saved if cancer researchers were able to more freely access published studies and, most importantly, their underlying data.

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