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The Everest Foundation Hires Former Vice-Chairman and Program Director of UC Davis School of Medicine
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Everest Foundation is thrilled to announce that Raj Ramsamooj, M.D. has joined its team as Director of Graduate Medical Education Operations. Dr. Ramsamooj is a genuine leader in graduate medical education (GME) and a practicing transplant pathologist.
PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., Oct. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- RingBoost, a premier national provider of enhanced telecom services, today announced that Ascend Hospice has joined its 1-800-HOSPICE(TM) network. 1-800-HOSPICE(TM) is a national network of hospices that make use of the premium phone number services offered by RingBoost and share marketing services, including listings in the network's AIDEFINDER directory. Ascend has secured the exclusive rights to use the 1-800-HOSPICE marketing phone number in New Jersey and Massachusetts.
The 50th Anniversary of first Heart Transplant is Special Event to Veteran Transplant Surgeon Kristine Guleserian
MIAMI, Fla., Oct. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- December 3, 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the world's first human-to-human heart transplant, notes Mark Oristano, author of "Surgeons' Story" (ISBN: 978-1935953784). South African physician Dr. Christiaan Barnard performed the surgery which astonished the world in Capetown. The patient, 54-year old Louis Washkansky, lived with another person's heart pumping his blood for 18 days.
BRADENTON, Fla., Oct. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Aggressive legal action by states to curb national opioid addiction crisis draws comments from southwest Florida civil trial lawyer Bernard Walsh. In response to growing political pressure to stop the opioid addiction crisis, many State and municipal governments are filing lawsuits against a range of drug manufacturers.
MESA, Ariz., Oct. 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The World Record Academy recently awarded Dr. Greg J. Marchand and his surgical team a world record for removing a 17-centimeter cancerous ovarian tumor using only small incisions in the abdomen, a technique called a laparoscopy. While removing cysts and tumors using laparoscopic surgery is a standard practice, Dr. Marchand said it is rare to use the technique in conjunction with an ovarian cancer staging procedure.
Actors, Authors, Artists and Advocates Activate their Voices for Autism during National Bullying Prevention Month
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism nonprofit, today launched #Activate4Autism movement, a public awareness campaign as a part of National Bullying Prevention Month. The autistic are often misunderstood, marginalized, undervalued and 3 times more likely to be victims of bullying. The campaign brings together voice, stage and film actors, children's authors, comic artists and autistic advocates who activate their voices for autism, speaking out for acceptance and inclusion.
NAPLES, Fla., Oct. 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sunlight Home's Annual Benefit Dinner, chaired by Mrs. Jean Beauchamp, will be held on Nov. 4, 2017 at the Naples Sailing and Yacht Club. This year's honored speaker is Jennifer O'Neill, internationally acclaimed model, actress, author, producer and Pro-Life Spokesperson.
Inaugural Global C. diff. Walk to raise awareness on importance of Clostridium difficile infection prevention and provide resources
NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Oct. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Presented by the C Diff Foundation, the 1st Annual Global C.diff. Awareness 2K Walk will take place on Saturday, November 4 at Frances Park, New Port Richey, Florida. This event will include refreshments, hydration stations, and resourceful educational material and displays.
ECHO Connection – Cannabinoid-Based Education, Collaboration and Hope – Non-Profit Charitable Org Appoints New CEO Andrea Barnes
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ECHO Connection, a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to educating the world, hosting collaborative platforms, and providing hope for those in need of cannabinoid-based therapies, announced today that it has appointed Andrea Barnes as its new CEO and President. Barnes will be speaking about the charity's work in guiding families seeking the therapeutic effects of cannabinoids by connecting them with resources that can help at the 4th Annual Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBE) in Boston.
New Major Scientific Discovery: Never before seen biominerals were discovered by the CEO of BioMineral Tea, Frankie Alfonso
WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla., Oct. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The CEO of BioMineral Tea Organic Minerals Inc., Frankie Alfonso, discovered the visual evidence of biomineral structure and their various bio-photonic colors. A biomineral is an organic mineral from an herb which shares the same chemistry as the human body and is the key element which provides positive and negative electric charges to all cells and vital organs. Each different color biomineral represents a different frequency of energy which can also be measured in electron volts (eV).
PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately-held pharmaceutical and medical device company, today announced the call for the next Koch Kellan Scholar. The annual Koch Kellan Scholarship honors one outstanding graduate medical student committed to elevating the standard of eye care through social responsibility and a clinical, teaching, or research career in ophthalmology. A Paragon Gives initiative, the scholarship reinforces the fundamental mission of Paragon BioTeck to drive innovations to address unmet and underserved medical needs.
C Diff Foundation Knocks on Governor’s Doors Nationwide to Proclaim the Month of November for Clostridium difficile Infection Awareness
NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Sept. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C Diff Foundation welcomes November as Clostridium difficile Awareness Month and it is an exciting time for patients, families, clinicians, and organizations. Governors in several states honor our efforts by signing proclamations declaring November to be Clostridium difficile Awareness Month in their states.
JAMAICA, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- This past Wednesday evening, a crowd gathered at a reception at Cocoon Homecare in Jamaica to show their support for Council Member Donovan Richards. Also notably present was Community Board 12 Chairwoman Adrienne Adams who just clinched the democratic primary for the District 28 City Council seat and is well positioned to win the seat in the general election in November.
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Sept. 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- September is National Recovery Month. Union Institute & University, together with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), highlights National Recovery Month during September to increase awareness of and understanding of mental and substance use disorders, and celebrate the journey towards effectively coping and recovering.
DALLAS, Texas, Aug. 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As kids across the country get ready to go back to school, Dr. Kristine Guleserian, one of the nation's most accomplished pediatric heart surgeons, thinks back on her early school days very fondly. Guleserian is the co-author, with Mark Oristano, of "Surgeon's Story: Inside OR-1 with One of America's Top Pediatric Heart Surgeons" (ISBN: 978-1935953777).
Critical Healthcare-acquired Infections Expo comes to Las Vegas to Address C.difficile Concerns and Patient Risks
LAS VEGAS, Nev., Aug. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C Diff Foundation welcomes Dale Gerding, MD, FACP, FIDSA, and Professor of Medicine at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, Illinois and Research Physician at the Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital as Conference Chair of the upcoming 5th Annual International "C.diff. Awareness Conference and Health EXPO," taking place on November 9 and 10, 2017 at the University of Nevada - Las Vegas, Thomas and Mack Center, 2nd Floor Pavilion.
Infinity Treatment Centers Achieve the Highest of Safety and Quality Standards in Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Treatment
MALIBU, Calif., Aug. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Infinity Treatment Centers, a leader in the treatment of addiction and co-occurring disorders announced today that they had earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval by demonstrating clinical excellence and compliance with performance standards. Infinity Treatment Centers underwent a demanding clinical evaluation to obtain Joint Commission Accreditation.
Edmond Hooker, MD, Darrel Hicks, and Bruce Rippe Discuss Medical Mattress Contamination Issues on C.diff Spores and More, Aug. 1
TAMPA, Fla., July 31, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C Diff Foundation's, "C. diff. Spores and More Global Broadcasting Network," is honored to announce Dr. Edmond Hooker, MD - Associate Professor of Health Services Administration at Xavier University, Darrel Hicks, a well-known hospital environment specialist and educator, and Bruce Rippe, CEO of Trinity Guardion, manufacturer of the Trinity Guardion Patient Protective Barrier, as our guest speakers on August 1, 2017.
CORTE MADERA, Calif., July 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist and former Libertarian State Senate candidate, is offended by the current debate on so-called "health care," and thinks that you should be, too. "This is a created, an imagined problem of government being responsible for propping up an already highly profitable industry - Medicine," according to Dr. Harte.
Clifford McDonald, MD and Alison Laufer-Halpin, Ph.D., of the CDC Discuss the Human Microbiome on C. diff. Spores and More
ATLANTA, Ga., July 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C Diff Foundation's "C. diff. Spores and More Global Broadcasting Network" is honored to announce Doctors McDonald and Laufer-Halpin as our guest speakers on July 25, 2017 at 10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET on C Diff Radio.