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Meridian Diagnostics Helps Healthcare Practices Make Better Decisions

Meridian Diagnostics Helps Healthcare Practices Make Better Decisions

Meridian Diagnostics is a clinical diagnostic reference laboratory based in Colorado and offers services to clinics, laboratories, employers and healthcare practices nationwide. Their aim is to assist healthcare providers with making informed decisions for their patients. Meridian realizes you have many options for laboratory services, but their 18-24 hour turn-around-time on all results from UTI, toxicology, blood, and various respiratory pathogens makes them the lab of choice for providers. - July 26, 2022 - Meridian Diagnostics

Team Arnav Foundation to Hold 3rd Annual Event

Team Arnav Foundation to Hold 3rd Annual Event

Public announcement telling folks to participate in a local event whose proceeds help eradicate pediatric osteosarcoma. - July 09, 2022 - Team Arnav Foundation

Skate Buds Fitness Camp Drastically Improves Youth Fitness Levels Through Innovative & Engaging Programming

Skate Buds Fitness Camp Drastically Improves Youth Fitness Levels Through Innovative & Engaging Programming

In October 2021, The Salvation Army Boys and Girls Clubs of Atlanta contracted the consulting services of Aaron Johnson, a self-proclaimed kids’ fitness guru, to improve their students' results on the National Youth Fitness Assessment. Participants were organized into three groups according... - June 16, 2022 - Aaron Johnson Fitness Club International

Alliance Homecare Names Nancy Gillette Chief Executive Officer

Alliance Homecare Names Nancy Gillette Chief Executive Officer

Alliance Homecare, a leader in fully licensed Home Care services in the New York metropolitan area, has announced Nancy Gillette as Alliance’s new CEO. - June 01, 2022 - Alliance Homecare

North Texas Siblings Donate Communication Board to Their First School

North Texas Siblings Donate Communication Board to Their First School

Three Rowlett residents, a mom and her two kids, are breaking communication barriers for children in their hometown. Two of the youngest donors previously attended the preschool program for children with disabilities at that school: Victor and Alice. Their mother, Barbara Fernandes, a speech-language pathologist and founder of a special education technology company, designed the picture symbols and the communication board itself. - May 13, 2022 - Smarty Symbols

Ardo Launches the Most Innovative Breast Pump on the Market, the Ardo Alyssa

Ardo Launches the Most Innovative Breast Pump on the Market, the Ardo Alyssa

After supporting breast pumping families for the last 25 years, Ardo has launched the world’s first breast pump to help increase milk supply. - April 21, 2022 - Ardo

Breastfeeding Clinic Open House Offers Area Professionals the Opportunity to Collaborate for More Comprehensive Family Care

Breastfeeding Clinic Open House Offers Area Professionals the Opportunity to Collaborate for More Comprehensive Family Care

My Pure Delivery Professional Open House 6217 Chapel Hill Blvd Suite 100, Plano, Texas 75093 Thursday, April 21, 2022, 4-8 p.m. My Pure Delivery Breastfeeding Clinic is hosting a professional open house on Thursday, April 21 from 4-8 p.m. at their newly opened location in Plano. They hope to... - April 13, 2022 - My Pure Delivery

Center for Adoption Support and Education’s Training for Adoption Competency™ (TAC) Program Expands to Support Families in Oregon

Center for Adoption Support and Education’s Training for Adoption Competency™ (TAC) Program Expands to Support Families in Oregon

The Oregon Post Adoption Resource Center (ORPARC), a service of the Oregon Department of Human Services, has partnered with the Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E™) to bring its nationally recognized Training for Adoption Competency (TAC™) program to Oregon. This... - April 12, 2022 - Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.)

April is Autism Action Month

April is Autism Action Month

Take action with Alpine Autism Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Participate in the 15th Annual "Run for the One" at America the Beautiful park on April 30, 2022. - April 04, 2022 - Alpine Autism Center

Healthy Kids Running Series Tackling Childhood Health Issues in Over 350 U.S. Towns & Cities

Healthy Kids Running Series Tackling Childhood Health Issues in Over 350 U.S. Towns & Cities

As pandemic restrictions lift and parents and children resume more of their activities, there’s one national nonprofit leading the charge to promote, educate and advocate for children to have a healthy and active lifestyle. Healthy Kids Running Series (HKRS) is a national nonprofit based in the Philly/tri-state area with over 350 participating U.S. cities and towns, and the organization is excited to announce that this year they will be expanding to Europe. - March 16, 2022 - Healthy Kids Running Series

PurerVita Ltd. Launches UK First Revolutionary Supplements for Pregnancy and Postpartum Recovery

PurerVita Ltd. Launches UK First Revolutionary Supplements for Pregnancy and Postpartum Recovery

Launch of PurerMama, A positive impact nutritional and wellness brand by doctors at The Baby Show, Excel London. - March 12, 2022 - PurerVita UK Limited

MIND 24-7 Opens Second Location to Provide Immediate Access to Behavioral Health Services

MIND 24-7 Opens Second Location to Provide Immediate Access to Behavioral Health Services

New Service Center in Mesa, Arizona will be open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week - January 25, 2022 - MIND 24-7

Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility Members Cycle to Olympia to Deliver "Climate Prescription" & Petition to Governor Jay Inslee & Legislators

Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility Members Cycle to Olympia to Deliver "Climate Prescription" & Petition to Governor Jay Inslee & Legislators

Health workers: Join WPSR members and health workers from across Washington in calling on WA leaders in Olympia to take urgent action on climate by signing the #ClimatePrescription petition. The petition will be delivered by bicycle to Governor Inslee on January 28th by health workers who will ride from Seattle to Olympia to highlight the critical need for action in the coming legislative session. - January 25, 2022 - Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility

Brianna Marie Foundation - Offering Hope to Unborn Babies and Their Families

Brianna Marie Foundation - Offering Hope to Unborn Babies and Their Families

Are you aware that you can operate on babies prior to birth and give unborn babies that have been diagnosed with a negative fetal diagnosis a chance to live a normal, healthy lifestyle. Parents Aran and Patrick Hissam started a non-profit called the Brianna Marie Foundation in honor of their daughter that passed away ten years ago from a fetal illness known as fetal hydrops. To date, the organization has raised over $550K and funds research around the world. - January 13, 2022 - Brianna Marie Foundation

St Joseph’s Home Shows Playing is for Everyone with Their Inclusive Play Park

St Joseph’s Home’s unique inclusive play park for its young patients is currently in focus in the DSTV ad campaign to kick off the “Keep them smiling” summer campaign. The all-new play park that has been specially customised for children with disabilities has added a new... - December 19, 2021 - St Joseph's Home

Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children Welcomes New Chief of Pediatric & Adult Congenital Cardiac Surgery

Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children Welcomes New Chief of Pediatric & Adult Congenital Cardiac Surgery

Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children announced today that Immanuel Turner, MD has been named Chief of Pediatric and Adult Congenital Cardiac Surgery. Dr. Turner attended the University of Michigan as an undergraduate before earning his medical degree at Wake Forest University. He then completed his... - December 17, 2021 - HealthONE

Gerald N. Goldberg, MD: A Laser Medicine Legend Retiring After 35+ Years of Dedication

Gerald N. Goldberg, MD: A Laser Medicine Legend Retiring After 35+ Years of Dedication

Gerald N. Goldberg, MD, Dermatologist, Laser Surgeon, and Founder of Pima Dermatology, in Tucson, Arizona, will retire from active practice as of January 1, 2022. Double board-certified in Pediatrics and Dermatology, he has touched the lives of many of all ages for nearly 40 years. His special interest in the laser treatment of vascular birthmarks in children, and aesthetic laser skin resurfacing, have brought him international recognition for his contributions to Laser Medicine. - December 08, 2021 - Pima Dermatology

My Bear Jeff’s Specially Designed Teddy Bears to Make Appearance at Nordstrom in Overland Park

Children are Invited to Meet Some Beary Good Friends on December 11. - December 08, 2021 - My Bear Jeff

Baby K’tan, LLC Hosts Tour for 20 BOOST & G.A.P. Participants

Baby K’tan, LLC Hosts Tour for 20 BOOST & G.A.P. Participants

Baby K’tan had the honor of hosting over 20 BOOST & G.A.P. participants at their offices and warehouse in Davie, FL. The young adults with developmental disabilities had a tour and presentations from each department. The questions presented during open Q&A were extremely thoughtful and exhibited the interest in Baby K’tan and how a business runs. - November 16, 2021 - Baby K'tan, LLC

Taylor Dental & Braces Opens Temporary Facility in Lake Charles, Louisiana

Taylor Dental & Braces Opens Temporary Facility in Lake Charles, Louisiana

Taylor Dental & Braces, one of Louisiana’s leaders in Medicaid and affordable dental care for children and their families, announced the opening of its temporary facility in Lake Charles, Louisiana. The temporary facility opened on Monday, November 8, 2021 and is located outside of its... - November 12, 2021 - Benevis

Creative Ad Agency, SPREAD and Western Dental and Orthodontics Team Up to Launch the I Love Western Dental and I Love Brident Campaigns

Creative Ad Agency, SPREAD and Western Dental and Orthodontics Team Up to Launch the I Love Western Dental and I Love Brident Campaigns

Top Los Angeles creative advertising agency, SPREAD, teams up with Western Dental & Orthodontics to launch the I Love Western Dental and I Love Brident campaigns, which will focus on brand-oriented entertainment content creation and distribution. - November 08, 2021 - SPREAD

Home Base Collaborative Expands Therapeutic Services to Schools

Home Base Collaborative Expands Therapeutic Services to Schools

School to Home Connections' comprehensive approach to student success bridges educational gap by including families. - October 29, 2021 - Home Base Collaborative Family Counseling

Local and National Politicians, Entertainers and Business Leaders to Attend the Center for Adoption Support and Education™ (C.A.S.E.) Annual Gala October 30

Local and National Politicians, Entertainers and Business Leaders to Attend the Center for Adoption Support and Education™ (C.A.S.E.) Annual Gala October 30

Local and national politicians, entertainers and business leaders to attend the Center for Adoption Support and Education’s annual gala on Saturday, October 30, 2021, at Columbia Country Club in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Dubbed “A Night of Celebration, Laughter, and Giving,” the... - October 26, 2021 - Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.)

The Center for Adoption Support and Education™ (C.A.S.E.) to Launch a National Demonstration & Teaching Clinic for Adoption Competent Mental Health Therapy

The Center for Adoption Support and Education™ (C.A.S.E.) to Launch a National Demonstration & Teaching Clinic for Adoption Competent Mental Health Therapy

The Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.) announces plans to launch a National Demonstration & Teaching Clinic for Adoption Competent Mental Health Therapy. C.A.S.E.’s vision in undertaking this bold new strategic direction is to make all clinical therapy for the families... - October 19, 2021 - Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.)

Interventional Pain Management Specialist,  Dustin Reynolds, MD, to Join OrthoNeuro in November

Interventional Pain Management Specialist, Dustin Reynolds, MD, to Join OrthoNeuro in November

OrthoNeuro President & CEO Larry T. Todd Jr., DO, announced today that Dustin Reynolds, MD, Interventional Pain Management Specialist, will join the multi-specialty physician practice starting November 1. Dr. Reynolds is a board-eligible anesthesiologist specializing in interventional pain management. - October 12, 2021 - OrthoNeuro

New Pediatrician Joins Howard M. Zinman MD Pediatric Primary Care

New Pediatrician Joins Howard M. Zinman MD Pediatric Primary Care

Dr. Howard M. Zinman is pleased to announce the arrival of Dr. Dhara Patel to Worcester. “I am very excited to welcome Dr. Patel, an experienced pediatrician in the prime of her career,” said Dr. Zinman. “She is passionate about providing quality personalized care and her arrival... - September 25, 2021 - Howard M. Zinman MD Pediatric Primary Care

Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.™) Receives Contract from the Maryland Department of Human Services to Provide Free Services to Post-Adoptive Families

Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.™) Receives Contract from the Maryland Department of Human Services to Provide Free Services to Post-Adoptive Families

Through this new contract from the Maryland Department of Human Services, the Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.) is offering free individual and family therapy, support groups, webinars and other educational opportunities to post-adoptive families throughout the state of Maryland. - September 14, 2021 - Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.)

Walkers Unite in Spirit to Support Children Fighting Cancer and Blood Disorders

Walkers Unite in Spirit to Support Children Fighting Cancer and Blood Disorders

Information on the 2021 Maine Children's Cancer Program Walk - September 09, 2021 - Maine Children's Cancer Program

Just in Time for Back-to-School, Eifrig Publishing Helps Kids Process What They Have Lost and Learned During the Pandemic with a New Book, "The Extraordinary Pause"

Just in Time for Back-to-School, Eifrig Publishing Helps Kids Process What They Have Lost and Learned During the Pandemic with a New Book, "The Extraordinary Pause"

"The Extraordinary Pause": Through a tender story paired with beautiful illustrations, this new title from Eifrig Publishing helps parents and teachers guide kids through all the new ways we learned to relate to one another when the world was turned upside down. - September 07, 2021 - Eifrig Publishing

Help St Joseph's Home in Cape Town to Change 500 Nappies a Day

The Happy Nappy Drive of specialist paediatric care home in Cape Town, St. Joseph's Home is underway. - August 18, 2021 - St Joseph's Home

New York Health Welcomes Dr. Razia Jayman-Aristide

New York Health Welcomes Dr. Razia Jayman-Aristide

New York Health (NY Health) is proud to announce that board-certified Internal Medicine physician Razia Jayman-Aristide, MD MS-HPPL FACP, has joined its team of physicians and will serve as Chief Medical Officer. She will be practicing at 701 Route 25A, Suite B, Mount Sinai, NY 11766. Dr. - August 03, 2021 - New York Health

OrthoNeuro Wins Columbus CEO Best of Business in Two Categories: Orthopedic & Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy

OrthoNeuro Wins Columbus CEO Best of Business in Two Categories: Orthopedic & Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy

OrthoNeuro President & CEO Larry T. Todd Jr., DO, in conjunction with Columbus CEO Magazine, announced today that OrthoNeuro won Best of Business in two categories: Orthopedic & Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy. In the Orthopedic & Sports Medicine category, OrthoNeuro took the win... - July 28, 2021 - OrthoNeuro

New Multi-Million Dollar Healthcare Lawsuit Alleges Stanford Children's Hospital Billing Fraud

New Multi-Million Dollar Healthcare Lawsuit Alleges Stanford Children's Hospital Billing Fraud

The Wonderful Company filed a new lawsuit in the Superior Court of the State of California against Stanford for alleged healthcare fraud at the Stanford Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. The multi-million dollar lawsuit is captioned The Wonderful Company vs. Anthem Blue Cross Life and... - June 29, 2021 - GJLaw

Nonprofit Releases 2020 Dog Bite Fatality Statistics - Attacks by Bull Breeds Increase and Trends from the 16 Year Data Set

Nonprofit Releases 2020 Dog Bite Fatality Statistics - Attacks by Bull Breeds Increase and Trends from the 16 Year Data Set

In 2020, canines inflicted at least 46 deadly human attacks. Pit bulls contributed to 72% (33) of these deaths. Overall, fatal dog mauling statistics in 2020 were dominated by bull breeds and mastiff-type dogs. When breed was known, only 3 fatal dog attacks did not involve these breeds. - June 01, 2021 - DogsBite.org Incorporated

Swedish Medical Center is Named a  Maternal and Infant Care Quality Champion

Swedish Medical Center is Named a Maternal and Infant Care Quality Champion

Swedish Medical Center is proud to announce it has been named a Maternal and Infant Care Quality Champion by Colorado Perinatal Care Quality Collaborative (CPCQC). This designation signifies that the hospital has access to the most current data, best practices and resources available, and is... - May 21, 2021 - Swedish Medical Center

Research Team in Canada Gives Hope to 100,000’s of Children Around the World with New Finding

Research Team in Canada Gives Hope to 100,000’s of Children Around the World with New Finding

Charity cheers as research team uses exosomes from amniotic fluid stem cells to treat underdeveloped fetal lungs, restarting growth & normal functioning. - May 17, 2021 - CDH International

NIDCAP Federation International Releases Videos for Kangaroo Care Awareness Day

NIDCAP Federation International Releases Videos for Kangaroo Care Awareness Day

The NIDCAP Federation International proudly presents a free series of family resource videos available on their website. Produced by The NIDCAP Federation International, and funded by Dräger, the family resource videos are a series of conversations recorded to help support parents who have a premature or medically fragile baby in the hospital. Three new videos have been released in honor of Kangaroo Care Awareness Day. - May 16, 2021 - NIDCAP Federation International

NIDCAP Federation International Releases Episodes 4 & 5 in Podcast Series, NICU Care with NIDCAP

The NIDCAP Federation International proudly presents two new podcast episodes in their series, NICU Care with NIDCAP. Episodes 4 and 5 are now available. Produced by The NIDCAP Federation International, alongside Jeff Bradbury of TeacherCast Educational Network and funded by Jennifer Degl of... - May 03, 2021 - NIDCAP Federation International

This Innovative Trauma-Informed Training Has Teachers Raving About How It Has Transformed Their Classrooms

This Innovative Trauma-Informed Training Has Teachers Raving About How It Has Transformed Their Classrooms

Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are much more common than many realize. Before the pandemic, 1 in 3 children in the U.S. had at least one ACE. Since then we have seen a skyrocket in suicide rates, drug overdoses and addiction, leaving even more children traumatized. Reverse the Adverse is a trauma-informed professional development that teaches urban educators how to better serve students impacted by trauma. Educators have reported seeing an 80% increase in grades in just one semester. - April 30, 2021 - GOAT Educators

Linshom Receives SBIR Phase II Contract Award from the United States Air Force for Its Dual Purpose Respiratory Device

Linshom announced today receipt of a phase II SBIR contract award with the United States Air Force (USAF) to fund ongoing development and deployment of the Linshom Predictive Continuous Respiratory Monitoring (LPCRM) System. The $748K contract follows successful completion of a SBIR phase 1 award... - April 27, 2021 - Linshom

The NIDCAP Federation International Releases a Podcast Series Called NICU Care with NIDCAP, Following World NIDCAP Day 2021

The NIDCAP Federation International Releases a Podcast Series Called NICU Care with NIDCAP, Following World NIDCAP Day 2021

The NIDCAP Federation International releases a podcast series called NICU Care With NIDCAP following the celebrations of World NIDCAP Day 2021. In each episode, best practices are discussed to support the health and development of hospitalized newborns, infants and their families, and those that care for them, in intensive care nursery settings and beyond. - April 17, 2021 - NIDCAP Federation International

Healthy Humor’s Dina Paul-Parks Named to Crain’s New York Business 2021 List of Notables in Nonprofits and Philanthropy

Healthy Humor’s Dina Paul-Parks Named to Crain’s New York Business 2021 List of Notables in Nonprofits and Philanthropy

HH’s Co-Founder and CEO Honored for her Leadership During a Difficult Year. - April 07, 2021 - Healthy Humor, Inc.

Be Strong International Awards Community Leaders at Charity Event

Be Strong International Awards Community Leaders at Charity Event

Mayor of Miami-Dade County, Madame Daniella Levine Cava, will be presenting eight community leaders with an award honoring their contributions during the pandemic at Be Strong International’s Spring Charity Event on Thursday, April 22. The invite-only event is intended to honor donors,... - March 26, 2021 - Be Strong International, Inc.

Be Strong International’s Marriage Matters Program to Host Drive-Thru Community Fair and Food Distribution Event

Be Strong International’s Marriage Matters Program to Host Drive-Thru Community Fair and Food Distribution Event

Uncertainty in employment and daily living, including food, has caused a great amount of stress on relationships, particularly marriages, during the pandemic. In response, Strong International’s new Marriage Matters program will host a Drive-Thru Community Fair and Food Distribution next... - March 26, 2021 - Be Strong International, Inc.

Courage Therapeutics Raises $1M for Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa and Other Related Eating Disorders

Courage Therapeutics raised $1M towards development of treatments for eating disorders including Anorexia Nervosa, ARFID, BED and genetic obesity. The company is led by Dan Housman a parent of children with eating disorders. The round was led by Michigan Biomedical Ventures. Funding will be used to test Courage’s proprietary compounds in animal models of eating disorders. The technology is based on the research on MC3R at the University of Michigan from co-founder Dr. Roger Cone’s lab. - March 24, 2021 - Courage Therapeutics

Mika Medical, the First Developer and Manufacturer of Needlefree Injection System (Comfort-in) in Korea, is Entering the Global Market

Mika Medical's needle free injection system is suitable for people who fear needle pain and diabetic patients in need of frequent insulin administration. Micro-sized holes on the surface of the nozzles, strong spring pressure, and a high-velocity jets of medication, allow medication to penetrate... - March 19, 2021 - Mika Medical

Reach Out and Read Georgia Selected for AJC Peachtree Road Race Charity Partner Program

Reach Out and Read Georgia Selected for AJC Peachtree Road Race Charity Partner Program

Reach Out and Read Georgia is one of nine non-profit organizations that serve Atlantans selected as the first-ever AJC Peachtree Road Race Charity Partners. Reach Out and Read Georgia will have 25 guaranteed entries into the 52nd Running of the Peachtree, which will take place on July 3 and 4 in... - March 17, 2021 - Reach Out and Read Georgia

Be Strong International Becomes Sole Nonprofit Named as Best Place to Work

Be Strong International Becomes Sole Nonprofit Named as Best Place to Work

The South Florida Business Journal has recognized Be Strong International (BSI) as the only nonprofit to be ranked among the 15 “Best Places to Work” in the small business category for 2021. This annual award event highlights 45 companies of all sizes that realize the importance of... - March 03, 2021 - Be Strong International, Inc.

seca Corporation Awarded Patient Scales Sole-Supplier Contract with Premier Inc.’s SURPASS and ASCEND Purchasing Programs

seca Corporation Awarded Patient Scales Sole-Supplier Contract with Premier Inc.’s SURPASS and ASCEND Purchasing Programs

seca Corporation, the world's market leader in medical measuring and weighing announced today that it has been awarded a contract with Premier’s highly committed ASCEND (Accelerated Supply Chain Endeavor) program in the category of Patient Scales. In addition, seca was the only supplier of... - February 20, 2021 - seca Corporation

Special Needs Kids Get Exceptional Love from Be Strong Int’l for Valentine’s Day

Special Needs Kids Get Exceptional Love from Be Strong Int’l for Valentine’s Day

Special needs children between the ages of 4 to 14 and their families will experience the love and compassion of Valentine’s Day through Be Strong International’s Exceptional Love Valentine’s Day Event on Friday, February 12 in Homestead.  - February 10, 2021 - Be Strong International, Inc.

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