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CELINA, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Hearing Professionals, a leading area provider of hearing aids, today announced that they are opening a new office at 1939 Havemann Rd. Celina, OH to better meet the needs of those seeking out assistance with their hearing problems.

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Weitz and Luxenberg today initiated an investigation into the harm suffered by patients whose private health and financial records were hacked during a recent data breach in Indiana, the law firm announced. Records of approximately 4 million patients found their way into criminal hands.

CORTE MADERA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractor in Marin County, Calif., received two complaints from the California Board of Chiropractic Examiners last week. 'I expected to be attacked by a government that not merely protects the medical industry; it actively promotes that industry, and forces their procedures upon us, especially the children, without regard to safety, efficacy or the right to choose.'

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Representatives are volunteering and advocating with the C Diff Foundation, raising Clostridium difficile (C. diff.) awareness and providing educational information to the thousands of fair-goers in North Central Pennsylvania and South Central New York.

AUSTIN, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Oncology Group today announced that Terry Massey has joined the company as vice president. Mr. Massey will lead The Oncology Group's newest consulting service, revenue recovery.

KIRKLAND, Wash. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: If you're in the market for long-term care insurance, you've probably submitted some online forms. And your phone may be ringing. How should you respond? 'Cautiously at first,' says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, a leading long-term care insurance agency.

WALTHAM, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Forerun Inc. today announced it has joined the Urgent Care Integrated Network (UCIN) as a Premier Partner to help better serve the Urgent Care healthcare market with UrgiChart - an intuitive electronic health record system enabling physicians to document efficiently while streamlining clinical decision making thus freeing up more time for patient interaction and increasing operational improvement.

TIPP CITY, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Trebius Promotions announces that Mauro Orthodontics is an official sponsor of Miyelo Music Festival presented by Dave Arbogast, a day-long summer music event to be held in Tipp City, Ohio's downtown merchant district this Saturday, July 18, 2015.

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Dr. Samin Eftekhari of Spodak Dental Group has been named the Freedom Day USA State Co-Director for Florida. As a Captain in the ARMY Reserve, he is dedicated to giving back to our nation's personnel.

MCLEAN, Va. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: StemCell ARTS, an affiliate of National Spine and Pain Centers, is proud to announce that Dr. Mayo Friedlis was invited to co-lead the esteemed 'CUHK Primary Care Symposium 2015' on July 4, 2015 in Hong Kong, N.T., People's Republic of China. Dr. Friedlis presented a Plenary Lecture on 'Musculoskeletal Intervention of Primary Care Physicians: The Role on Injection Therapy.'

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Florida's Spodak Dental Group expands the team of eminently qualified doctors to include George Sanchez, DDS. He has a passion for excellence and is committed to providing his community with superior dental care.

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Nationally prominent personal injury law firm Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., today said that 95 percent of registered eligible patients are now enrolled in the Stryker modular hip settlement program. This program has been established to ensure that each injured patient will receive a share of more than $1 billion as compensation for problems encountered with Rejuvenate and ABGII metal-on-metal modular hip implants.

CORTE MADERA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: 'Giving voice to a growing public health problem,' notes Dr. Don Harte, Marin County chiropractor, 'a recent cover of TIME magazine bears a picture of a fishhook, with a pill as 'bait.' That cover proclaims 'They're the most powerful painkillers ever invented. And they're creating the worst addiction crisis America has ever seen.' No kidding!'

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. is investigating another privacy breach in 2015 that has resulted in the theft of patients' personal information at several hospitals in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. These hospitals all used the billing services of Medical Management LLC, based in North Carolina, announced the law firm.

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Government statistics have revealed a problem of epidemic proportion among our returning Military: a suicide rate of 22 Veterans a day. The cause of the problem is often Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and/or Traumatic Brain Injury, according to the non-profit Drop 22 Challenge organization.

AUSTIN, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Oncology Group today announced that its owner and president, Marsha Fountain, will retire effective May 29, 2015. Steve Black, who has served as vice president of The Oncology Group since August 2013, will take over as president.

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Healthcare Insights, LLC, a leader in providing financial management software and services to hospitals and health systems nationwide, will be presenting its solutions for reducing healthcare costs and improving patient care during the annual International MUSE Conference in Nashville.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company announced today that it will be joining Constellation, a mutual holding company, and its family of companies. Arkansas Mutual is a provider of medical professional liability insurance for physicians, located in Little Rock; it will be the third Constellation member company, joining MMIC and UMIA.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The County of San Diego, Aging and Independence Services awarded Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) a fixed price contract for a pilot project to create a rating system for the County's assisted living facilities, and to develop a consumer-friendly website to display the ratings and facility information.

DENVER, Colo. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Denver-based Dialysis Scholarship Fund (DSF) will hold its 5th-year anniversary celebration at a 'Vegas Night' fundraising gala on May 31, 2015, at Ya Ya's Euro Bistro in Greenwood Village. DSF, a 501(c)(3) public charity, was founded by John 'JT' Turek, a former dialysis patient and kidney transplant recipient, to provide tuition aid assistance to dialysis patients waiting for kidney transplants.

PLANO, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Dr. Janice E. Brunstrom-Hernandez, also called 'Dr. Jan' by her patients, is a board certified pediatric neurologist. Her mission is to help children (0-22) with cerebral palsy (CP) to live their very best lives, now and in the future. And her new practice located in Texas - 1 CP Place - is designed to do just that.

PACIFICA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Sympathizing with those who started their tattoo removal process but whose service provider could no longer continue with the process, Rejuvatek Medical, Inc. of Sandy, Utah, flew in a top tattoo artist from Virginia, Melissa Lukeson, in order to continue the tattoo removal process for those 'incompleted' customers.

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Spodak Dental Group is excited to announce that it has been selected as one of South Florida's Top Small Workplaces 2015. The company was recognized for its strong team culture, encouraging work environment and professional development efforts.

RALEIGH, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Claire Hicks, M.D., with Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock, has been named 2015 Physician of the Year by the Association for Home and Hospice Care of North Carolina. Most recently, Hicks has introduced narrative medicine, the healing power of story, into her work with hospice patients and staff.

PUYALLUP, Wash. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: TriWest Healthcare Alliance announced today a new hiring initiative with the non-profit organization Hire America's Heroes(R). The purpose of the initiative is to provide a unique avenue for job-seeking Veterans in the Puget Sound, Washington area to find jobs in the health care industry. Interested Veterans will submit their resume to an online repository.

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: A white paper titled 'The Perfect Storm,' co-authored by Izabel E. T. de V. Souza, and Louis F. Provenzano Jr., has just been published, calling for a multi-stakeholder national effort to reimburse medical interpreting (MI) services.

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: When more than 1,200 hospital business and strategy leaders gather in Chicago next month for Becker's Hospital Review 6th Annual Meeting, Healthcare Insights, LLC (HCI) will be exhibiting its solutions for reducing healthcare costs and improving patient care.

RALEIGH, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: A resolution recognizing the importance of hospice care and honoring the memory of a western North Carolina visionary and Four Seasons Compassion for Life founder Jean Moulthrop Hoogstra is slated to be read this evening from the floor of the House of Representatives.

CORTE MADERA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: On Friday, April 17, the 'Great Disney Measles Epidemic' was declared over by state health officials. Dr. Don Harte, noted Marin chiropractic activist, says 'I am far more amused than relieved. This whole episode should be one of shame for medicine, and all of the associated political and big pharma troublemakers who sought to profit from it.'

BISMARCK, N.D. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: As a result of the efforts of a small group of dedicated acupuncture and Oriental medicine (AOM) practitioners from the North Dakota Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and proponents of AOM in North Dakota, Governor Jack Dalrymple signed SB 2191 into effect on March 23, 2015, the state's first law regulating the practice of acupuncture, the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM(R)) announced today.

FLAT ROCK, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Millicent Burke-Sinclair, Ed.D, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, director of human resources with Four Seasons Compassion for Life in N.C., has been awarded the prestigious senior certified professional designation from the Society for Human Resource Management.

SUGAR LAND, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: TeDan Surgical Innovations (TSI) announced the release of the Phantom AL Retractor System used to facilitate minimally invasive exposure and retraction of the anterior lumbar spine. The Phantom AL Retractor System provides superior visualization with minimal tissue trauma during MIS ALIF procedures.

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: April 2015 is Oral Cancer Awareness Month and Spodak Dental Group is offering free oral cancer screenings to the public during the entire month. According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, there will be more than 40,000 people who will be newly diagnosed with oral cancer this year.

NORTHVILLE, Mich. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: For the third year in a row, Medical Care Alert has earned the coveted Angie's List Super Service Award, reflecting another exemplary year of service provided to members of the consumer review site in 2014.

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: New York-based Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. today filed a class action lawsuit against Seattle-based Premera Blue Cross on behalf of policy holders who lost sensitive private information as a result of a massive, sustained hacking of Premera's computer systems, the law firm announced.

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Florida-based Spodak Dental Group is always looking for ways to provide its patients with excellent care and service, and with the addition of a new feature on the website, it's even more convenient for patients to manage their dental payments.

OAKLAND, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: 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.

SIDNEY, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Hearing Professionals announces that Licensed Hearing Aid Specialist Karl Klein has joined the team in Ohio. Klein has worked as a hearing aid specialist since 2011. He is trained to test hearing and treat hearing loss, fit and adjust hearing aids, as well as train patients to get the most benefit from hearing aids.

DURHAM, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Heart Imaging Technologies (HeartIT) has launched a brand new solution, CloudCMR, designed to promote worldwide sharing of de-identified cardiovascular magnetic resonance images for education, research, and quality control purposes.

DURHAM, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: HeartIT (Heart Imaging Technologies) is pleased to officially announce the release of Precession(TM), the first Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Solution in the market which allows Viewing, Analysis, and Reporting all within a standard web browser. Precession(TM) combines zero footprint web technology along with communication and distribution features unmatched in the industry.