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NEWS: (KIRKLAND, Wash.) The best way to buy long-term care insurance is through an independent agent, according to many experts. But agents vary. How do you pick a professional who is right for you? 'We recommend asking six key questions,' says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, one of America's largest long-term care insurance agencies.

NEWS: (TAMPA, Fla.) The C Diff Foundation 'International Raising C. diff. Awareness' Conference and Health Expo will be hosted in Atlanta on Sept. 20, 2016 featuring 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.).

NEWS: (PORTLAND, Ore.) Paragon BioTeck, Inc., announced today that Hasenin Al-khersan has been named its 2016 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.
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NEWS: (NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla.) The C Diff Foundation announces that it has been selected to receive the annual J.L. Simmons NonProfit PR Grant for 2016. Each year the PR Grant, launched in 2000 by Neotrope, helps selected worthy causes raise visibility to media and public for the charity's good works.

NEWS: (PORTLAND, Ore.) Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held pharmaceutical and medical device company, announced today that it has received EN ISO 13485:2012 certification, signifying the company's successful implementation of an effective quality management system.

NEWS: (CORTE MADERA, Calif.) Dr. Don Harte, noted Marin County, Calif. chiropractic activist, is calling the latest proposed use of the diabetes drug, metformin, 'Nuts!' 'In the 2/22/16 issue of TIME magazine, in what they call the 'Longevity Issue,' I have seen THE most outrageous potential claim that Medicine has ever made,' declares Dr. Harte.

NEWS: (NEW YORK, N.Y.) On March 7, 2016, Laura Gould Crandall, Executive Director of the SUDC Foundation and 2016 FACES Gala Honoree, actor and film producer Harrison Ford, and esteemed medical professionals will attend an exclusive evening at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers featuring dinner and both a live and silent auction to benefit the mission of FACES (Finding a Cure for Epilepsy and Seizures) and NYU Langone's Comprehensive Epilepsy Center.

NEWS: (FLAT ROCK, N.C.) Four Seasons Compassion for Life today announced its 2016-2017 officers and directors. Officers elected were Dorothy Moyer, chair, Columbus, N.C.; Greg Burnette, vice chair, Hendersonville, N.C.; John Veazy, Esq., secretary, Hendersonville, N.C.; and Stephanie Bailey, treasurer, Asheville, N.C.

NEWS: (BRADENTON, Fla.) An article entitled 'Modern Spinal Surgery Options' by Injury Attorney Bernard F. Walsh, managing partner of Shapiro Goldman Babboni and Walsh, and Attorney Elisabeth Dewitt formerly of the Bradenton Florida office of Shapiro Goldman Babboni and Walsh, has been published by the Southern Trial Lawyers Association in JUSTLAW.

NEWS: (NEW YORK, N.Y.) Robin L. Greenwald, head of the Weitz and Luxenberg Environmental, Toxic Tort and Consumer Protection litigation unit, will serve as interim co-lead counsel in the developing Excellus BlueCross BlueShield data breach class action lawsuit, according to the firm.

NEWS: (HARAHAN, La.) TriWest Healthcare Alliance welcomed employees to the company's New Operations Center in Harahan, La. on Monday. TriWest serves the community health care needs of America's veterans, alongside the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in administering the Veterans Choice Program.

NEWS: A shared commitment to the greater good and a growing need for trained hospice professionals led Delta Care Rx, a nationally known hospice pharmaceutical provider, to partner with Four Seasons Compassion For Life in the recent development and implementation of an innovative 12-week 'Hospice Nurse Internship Program.'

NEWS: Four Seasons Compassion for Life, a non-profit, end-of-life and palliative care provider in western North Carolina, announces new volunteer orientation and patient care training opportunities during the month of January 2016.

NEWS: MEDITE Cancer Diagnostics, Inc. (OTC:MDIT / OTCMKTS:MDIT), specializing in the development, manufacturing, and marketing of molecular biomarkers and premium medical devices for detection, risk assessment and diagnosis of cancer and precancerous conditions announces today that CEO, Michaela Ott and CFO, Robert McCullough will present at the SeeThruEquity First Annual Microcap Healthcare Investor Conferfence.

NEWS: Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held pharmaceutical and medical device company, will sponsor a special reception during the J.P. Morgan 2016 Healthcare Conference, being held in San Francisco, Jan. 11-14. The conference, which is now in its 34th year, is an invitation-only event intended to create an environment of collaboration by bringing together stakeholders in the corporate, investor and financial sectors to learn about and explore market and sector trends.

NEWS: According to Gary Donovitz, M.D., a current BioTE Medical Combat Trauma Treatment Study (in conjunction with the Veterans Advocacy Center (VAC)) is showing promising results in helping veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).

NEWS: Thanksgiving Day 2015 will come tomorrow, and Creative Animodel will welcome its eighth Thanksgiving Day. For eight years, Creative Animodel has been sincere in its service to its customers. On the occasion of the arrival of Thanksgiving Day, Creative Animodel will offer a great Thanksgiving promotion, as a way to thank all its supporters.

NEWS: MEDITE Cancer Diagnostics, Inc. (OTCQB:MDIT / OTCMKTS:MDIT) specializing in the development, manufacturing, and marketing of molecular biomarkers and premium medical devices for detection, risk assessment and diagnosis of cancer and precancerous conditions announces its third quarter and nine month 2015 results.

NEWS: Dr. Craig Wagner Shinn announces that his great grandfather Dr. Edward Reed Wagner, a missionary doctor in the American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions (Global Ministries) in the late 19th century, was honored for founding Huamei Hospital in Linqing, Shandong, China at a special ceremony celebrating the hospital's 130th year on November 1st.

NEWS: Award-winning documentary producer and author Crystal Emery is launching a new campaign and initiative called 'Changing the Face of Medicine.' Its inaugural event will feature a book signing of her biographical photo essay entitled 'Against All Odds: Celebrating Black Women in Medicine,' which will be held on Tuesday, December 1, 2015.

NEWS: Four Seasons Compassion for Life, an award winning hospice and palliative care industry leader, has been recognized as a Level 2 'We Honor Veterans' partner for its organizational capacity to provide quality care for U.S. military veterans.

NEWS: Heart Imaging Technologies (HeartIT) announced that CloudCMR has surpassed 25,000 de-identified Cardiac MRI (CMR) procedures and their associated, finalized, clinical reports.

NEWS: Three Four Seasons Compassion for Life volunteers were recently awarded for their exemplary service to hospice patients and families in the western region of North Carolina, including Jackson, Macon and Swain counties.

NEWS: Spodak Dental Group and Marlins All-Star fielder Giancarlo Stanton provided free dental care to nearly 100 children this past Friday, October 30, 2015. The children are students of Marlins Ayudan Partner School Lenora B. Smith Elementary School in Liberty City, Fla.

NEWS: The Epilepsy Foundation Northwest announces two regional conferences this month celebrating National November Epilepsy Awareness Month 2015. The conferences will be held in Seattle, Wash. and Spokane, Wash., and are free and open to the public.

NEWS: Teleradiology Specialists has received the Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission having been found to be in full compliance with all applicable standards.

NEWS: Minister Keith Muhammad, of the Oakland Mosque, in collaboration with community leaders, announce that on Oct. 24, 2015 at 12 noon, protesters will rally at Frank Ogawa Plaza in Oakland, Calif. in solidarity with the Truth, Transparency and Freedom Rally happening on the same day at the CDC in Atlanta.

NEWS: The C Diff Foundation launches C. diff. Nationwide Community Support (CDNCS) for patients, families and survivors. C. difficile (C. diff.) infections caused almost half a million infections among patients in the United States in a single year, according to a 2015 study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

NEWS: The Vaccine-Injury Awareness League today announced that concerned individuals from all across the nation will gather in Atlanta to demand an end to 'corruption' at the CDC and to promote mercury-free vaccines.

NEWS: Nationally known personal injury and mass tort law firm Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., today announced that one of its lead attorneys, Paul J. Pennock, successfully argued to a federal court judicial panel to consolidate into a single multidistrict litigation dozens of lawsuits claiming injuries from use of power morcellators manufactured by Johnson and Johnson subsidiary Ethicon Inc.

NEWS: Beginning Oct. 1, 2015 all HIPAA Covered Entities must utilize ICD-10 Codes. Therapy Partner, the fastest growing practice management system for therapists, psychologists, and psychiatrists has just launched automated technology that easily converts all patient diagnostic codes from the former DSM-4/ICD-9, to the new required ICD-10.

NEWS: Clostridium difficile (C.difficile) caused almost half a million infections among patients in the United States in a single year. A worldwide panel of experts, hosted by the C Diff Foundation, will gather at the 3rd Annual International Raising C. diff. Awareness Conference and Health Expo in Boston on November 9, to discuss vital information for healthcare professionals.

NEWS: Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company, a medical professional liability insurer, has gained an 'A' rating from AM Best. AM Best is an issuer of financial strength ratings for insurers, reinsurers, captives and other risk-bearing entities.

NEWS: Dr. Don Harte, renowned Marin California straight chiropractor, warns, 'Fall has begun. With that, the annual media blitz to convince us all to line up, like sheep, for the flu shot.'

NEWS: Dr. Irene Bih Wakam, a family physician practicing in Ventura, Calif., has been awarded the 2015 Global Health Excellence Award from Student International Development Engagement (SIDE), a program in which students travel abroad to enrich their global experience and contribute to development issues

NEWS: At Right Path Drug Rehab, their compassionate and knowledgeable staff members focus on restoring clients to their maximum potential through an individualized addiction recovery program, complete with support in all areas. No one should have to face recovery alone.

NEWS: An epilepsy educational conference comes to Anchorage on Sept. 26, featuring presentations on epilepsy medications, treatments, neuroimaging, a medical panel for questions, and a Studio E Art Therapy session, hosted by The Epilepsy Foundation Northwest (EFNW).

NEWS: Philosys, Inc. announces that all Kmart pharmacies nationwide are now offering the Gmate(R) SMART Blood Glucose Monitoring System, the latest in mHealth technology for diabetes management. Gmate SMART is available in all Kmart pharmacies as of September 2015. The Gmate SMART meter and App deliver fast and accurate blood glucose test results right to your smartphone.

NEWS: Reliable group counseling by certified experts is now available online, according to a group of therapists, psychologists, and consultants who have coalesced to form Growthnet, the world's largest multi-lingual network of Web-based group counselors. According to founders John Toomey, Amy Chang, and Savithri Gandhi, current technology allows services to be provided in several languages, with simultaneous interpretation soon to be available in 17 different tongues.

NEWS: Heart Imaging Technologies (HeartIT) is extremely excited to announce that their CloudCMR service now contains over 10,000 de-identified Cardiac MRI (CMR) procedures and their associated, finalized, clinical reports.