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BATON ROUGE, La. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The SUDC Foundation celebrates Governor Bobby Jindal's proclamation recognizing March as Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Awareness month in the State of Louisiana. Laura Crandall, Co-founder of the SUDC Foundation and mother who lost her 15 month old daughter to a sudden unexplained death says, 'I am deeply touched by this proclamation.'

SYDNEY, Australia /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Saluda Medical has today announced that it has received $10 million in Series B financing bringing a breakthrough treatment for chronic pain one step closer to reality. New investor Biosciences Managers led the funding round, in which existing investors also participated.

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Spodak Dental Group in Florida is offering a February 'sweet' deal for patients who are interested in straightening their smile in 2015. Patients will receive $1,000 off the cost of Invisalign when they enroll in treatment during the month of February.

MIAMI, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: David Nour, CEO and Founder of The Nour Group, Inc., enterprise growth strategist, and best-selling author of Relationship Economics(R) and Return on Impact, will be leading the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) at their 2015 Emerging Leader Conference on Feb. 5, 2015 at the Loews South Beach Resort in Miami, Fla.

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Vermont-based EQ2 LLC, a leading supplier of hospital CMMS (Computerized Maintenance and Management System) software, today announced that its HEMS software successfully completed five days of real-time integration and interoperability testing at the IHE (Integrating The Healthcare Enterprise) Connectathon in Cleveland.

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: According to the just-released 2014 Best in KLAS: Software and Services report, Healthcare Insights, LLC (HCI), which provides integrated hospital financial management and cost accounting software as well as business process consulting services, continues to lead the industry. For the fourth consecutive year, HCI's INSIGHTS(R) software application again ranked as #1 Category Leader in the Budgeting Software and Services Category.

TORRANCE, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Integrated Physical Medicine (IPM) will be hosting a business mixer in coordination with the Unified Small Business Alliance (USBA). The event will take place on January 30, 2015 at 4 p.m. at IPM located at 3661 Torrance Blvd., Suite 201, Torrance.

SUGAR LAND, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: TeDan Surgical Innovations (TSI) today announced the release of the Small Incision Retractor System(TM), or SIS Retractor(TM), for use when a standard sternotomy is required. An official launch will be held later this week at the STS meeting in San Diego, Calif.

COOPER CITY, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Forever Young MedSpa, South Florida's go-to establishment for medical aesthetics and plastic surgery, is one of only a very few centers in the entire United States to offer the brand-new Flex applicator for BTL's Vanquish 'fat busting' system. Vanquish uses radio frequency energy to target and destroy fat cells.

MESA, Ariz. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: On Saturday, February 7, 2015, the doors will open at the San Tan Charter School in Gilbert, Arizona, for the first 'Healthy Minds-Lives-Communities' event. The Foundation for Healthy Living has designed a day to provide free education and resources to inform, educate and inspire healthy living in the local community.

ASHEVILLE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: For 100 of the past 101 Christmases Ruth Ebbs has celebrated, she's found herself at home surrounded by family and friends. However, after breaking her hip in a fall, she spent last year's holiday season in a nursing home, fervently wishing she was marking the occasion at home. Now, thanks to the Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc., Ruth became one of the increasing numbers of older adults who are reclaiming their ability to live independently at home.

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Spodak Dental Group is now open on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is accepting current and future patients who are interested in routine, preventative and emergency dental care. Spodak Dental Group is a full-service practice that is conveniently equipped to meet all dental needs.

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: This holiday season, give the gift of a healthy, straight smile. Invisalign(R) takes a modern approach to straightening teeth, using a custom-made series of aligners created personally for each patient. Spodak Dental Group is an Elite Invisalign Provider, placing the company in the top 5 percent of providers worldwide.

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: 'After six years in Congress, I am overwhelmed with the bill's passage,' said Laura Crandall, SUDC Foundation President and mother of Maria who died inexplicably at the age of 15 months. 'This legislation marks the first time our federal government even recognizes the existence of sudden unexplained deaths of children after their first birthday. I am proud of our government today.'

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Families Empowering Families at Community Connections, is pleased to announce it is one of 10 recipients for 2014 of Neotrope's annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will provide public relations and cause-marketing support to Families Empowering Families over the next year to raise awareness around its programs and accomplishments.

WILLISTON, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc., is pleased to announce it is one of 10 recipients for 2014 of Neotrope's annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope will provide public relations and cause-related-marketing support to Guardian Angels over the next year to raise awareness around its programs and accomplishments.

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The SUDC Foundation applauds the Senate's Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee on their passage of the Sudden Unexpected Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act (S.2746/H.R.669).

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce celebrated business excellence and leadership at this year's Luminary Gala 'Dazzle Delray - Awarding the Stars in Our Town,' held at the Delray Beach Marriott on October 24, 2014. The Chamber of Commerce paid tribute to Dr. Tiffany Peterson of Spodak Dental Group and presented her with the 2014 Ken Ellingsworth Community Service Award.

HOUSTON, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: For the second consecutive year, AlEn USA joins forces with Curing Children's Cancer Fund and donates $25,000 to provide financial support for some of the country's leading pediatric cancer researchers.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Neurotech Press today announced publication of a new book that profiles some of the unsung heroes of medical technologies: the brave people who were among the first to use a new or experimental therapy or device. 'Bionic Pioneers: Brave Neurotech Users Blaze the Trail to New Therapies' (ISBN: 9780988234222), by Jennifer French and James Cavuoto, tells the stories of 10 courageous individuals.

FLAT ROCK, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: North Carolina physician, Lance Plyler, M.D., is a recent veteran of the front lines of the Ebola epidemic, saving the lives of two Americans working to avert the crisis in Liberia: Kent Brantly, M.D., and his colleague, Nancy Writebol. Health Care Cafe, sponsored by Four Seasons Compassion for Life, airs the interview with Plyler, 'Ebola Outbreak in Liberia,' on WTZQ, 1600 AM radio, Nov. 17, 5 p.m.

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Florida's Spodak Dental Group wins the Dental Office Design of the Year for a Group Practice from the 15th Annual Dental Office Design Competition. The winners were selected from more than 40 entries nationwide and were announced at the American Dental Association 2014 - America's Dental Meeting this month.

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) has agreed to pay potentially more than $1 billion to settle claims from patients injured by the company's Rejuvenate and ABGII modular hip implants, the nationally prominent personal-injury law firm of Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C. announced today.

OAKLAND, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Ebola is dominating the news headlines, bringing public health into the spotlight. Tragically, thousands have died. In the U.S., public health departments everywhere are quickly learning about Ebola and taking measures to prevent an epidemic here; but they are not starting from scratch, says the California Tuberculosis Controllers Association (CTCA).

PORTLAND, Ore. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical and medical device company specializing in the development of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, devices and therapies, announces that it will be formally launching its corporate citizenship initiative coined, Paragon Gives. On Sunday October 19, 2014, Paragon BioTeck, will kick off its newly branded corporate social responsibility initiative at the annual American Academy of Ophthalmology conference in Chicago.

PORTLAND, Ore. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical and medical device company specializing in the development of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, devices and therapies, will be exhibiting at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (Booth #4550) in Chicago on October 18-21, 2014.

PLYMOUTH, Minn. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: SilkTears, LLC, a privately held, research-based and product-driven biotechnology company, announced today that advances in protein-based excipient technology may allow for the development of artificial tear products that will more closely represent certain characteristics of the natural makeup of the tear film, and may help the significant population of patients suffering from dry eye syndrome.

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Healthcare Insights, LLC, a financial management software firm serving the healthcare industry, and NOMISe Systems, Inc., a provider of hospital cost accounting and patient analytics solutions, today announced the merger of their business operations. The new company will operate under the Healthcare Insights name with an expanded and improved suite of software products, consulting, and outsourced solutions marketed under the INSIGHTS(R) software and NOMISe(R) services brands.

TIPP CITY, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: When Dr. Darshan Vyas and his staff at Hearing Professionals in Sidney, Ohio were looking for better ways to reach those suffering from minor to severe hearing loss in the upper Miami Valley, they called Mike McDermott and the digital marketing team at Bash Foo.

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Western North Carolina residents who wish to learn more about compassionate care during serious illness are invited to attend an event co-hosted by Four Seasons Compassion for Life and Pardee Hospital. The Lunch and Learn, 'Introduction to Palliative Care 101,' will be noon September 30, 2014, at the Pardee Signature Care Clinic in Blue Ridge Mall.

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: By now, most people are familiar with the ALS ice bucket challenge that is sweeping the globe. But, what about the champagne challenge? This ALS fundraiser involves a partnership between the ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter and Tendil and Lombardi Champagne.

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Larry Weisenthal, M.D., Ph.D., today announced new findings that unravel mysteries about the root cause of atherosclerosis - the narrowing of blood vessels that leads to heart attack and stroke. It is a big step toward developing drugs, possibly in the very near future, that prevent the most common forms of heart disease.

FLAT ROCK, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: North Carolina's Four Seasons Compassion for Life, an award-winning hospice and palliative care industry leader, has become a national partner of 'We Honor Veterans,' a pioneering campaign developed by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) in collaboration with the Department of Veterans' Affairs.

CLEVELAND, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Ohio's Lakewood College today announced a new payment plan option that will allow students to graduate from the Pharmacy Technician Certificate Program without going thousands of dollars into debt. Lakewood College is committed to helping students achieve their goals affordably.

PORTLAND, Ore. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Oregon's Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical and medical device company specializing in the development of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, devices and therapies, announced today it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its Comfortear(R) Lacrisolve(TM) Absorbable Punctum Plug.

DAYTON, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Right at Home - Dayton In-Home Care and Assistance announced today that they have created a mutually beneficial alliance with Ideal Home Health Care. Right at Home - Dayton and Ideal HHC are offering a specialized collaborative approach, each with a locally focused expertise.

KIRKLAND, Wash. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: A new online collection published by the Long Term Care Guild, 'Stories of Celebrity Caregiving,' is now available without charge. Sponsored by LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), it's a concise set of links to caregiving experiences and advice of movie stars, politicians, and other luminaries.

PORTLAND, Ore. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held U.S. biopharmaceutical company specializing in the development of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals and therapies, announces its FDA approved Phenylephrine Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution, USP 2.5 percent and 10 percent, to dilate the pupil, is readily available through Bausch + Lomb.

FLAT ROCK, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Four Seasons Compassion for Life today was notified they are the prospective recipients of a $9.5 million grant award from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, a program of the federal Department of Health and Human Services. The non-profit agency emerges as the sole hospice and palliative care provider nationwide chosen to implement health care reform over a three year period through its innovative community care model.

COOPER CITY, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Florida-based Forever Young MedSpa today announced that it was recently granted a registered trademark for PRP Gold(R), its exclusive platelet rich plasma (PRP) for treating skin conditions. 'PRP treatments have become very popular over the past few years,' Brian Sidella, president and founder Forever Young MedSpa, says.