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eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Papa, Inc., the nation's first human companionship platform for seniors, today announced the appointment of healthcare benefit industry veteran Chuck Hector as Chief Growth Officer. Mr. Hector will play an instrumental role in leading the company's expansion of its "Grandkids On-Demand" service to address the epidemic of social isolation and loneliness in our nation's senior segment.
eNewsChannels NEWS: -- The Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Foundation is pleased to announce 20 states, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Hawaii, Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington and West Virginia have made statewide proclamations declaring March 2019 SUDC Awareness Month.
eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Magnifi Group Inc. reported a record number of Spine Fellows and Young Surgeons from top spine centers and hospitals across the U.S. in attendance at the 8th Annual Spine IEP Fellows and Young Surgeons' Course in San Francisco, Calif., on November 16-18, 2018.
eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Advalent Corporation, a claims administration and medical management platform for complex value-based care products and Medvensys, a leading cloud-based analytics technology in clinical and financial outcomes for healthcare organizations announced today that they have entered a definitive agreement whereby Advalent has agreed to acquire Medvensys.
eNewsChannels NEWS: -- An idea for a new medical device for foot pain surfaced when podiatrist Dr. Patrick DeHeer suffered from posterior tibial tendonitis - a common foot and ankle problem - after taking up running. Since traditional treatment options weren't efficient or effective enough, DeHeer and his partners formed IQ Med LLC and developed The Equinus Brace.
eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist and former Libertarian State Senate candidate, is disgusted but not surprised by the latest "medical scam/fake news." According to Harte,"This alleged 'uptick' in whooping cough cases is just its natural cycle, as it makes its appearance in many places in this country now."
2nd Annual Global C.diff. 2K Walks in US and UK to Raise Awareness on Importance of Clostridium difficile Infections Worldwide
eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Presented by the C Diff Foundation, the 2nd Annual Global C.diff. Awareness 2K Walks will take place on Saturday, May 19 at three separate locations: Morris A. Votee Park, Teaneck, New Jersey; Sims Park, New Port Richey, Florida; and in Leicester, England. All locations will include t-shirts and resourceful educational material for all registered walkers. The U.S. locations will also include water bottles and hydration stations.
Residents Medical Creates Dream Team Consisting of Deans, Chief Residents, MDs and PhDs to Help Medical Residency Candidates
eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Every year between September and February, thousands of medical school graduates interview for residencies. It's the last stage before a M.B.B.S., M.D., or D.O. degree holder can sit for their Board examinations and practice as a licensed physician in the U.S. This is where Residents Medical comes in - a respected organization that specializes in education, guidance, preparation, consulting and medical residency placement for its students and candidates.
Clostridium difficile Infection (C.difficile) Clinical Trial Awareness Worldwide Promoted by The C Diff Foundation
eNewsChannels NEWS: -- The C Diff Foundation announced today that their organization has implemented a global campaign to raise awareness in 2018 of Clostridium difficile infection (C.difficile) clinical trials, clinical studies, clinical research and observational studies evaluating interventions for C. difficile prevention, treatments, and environmental safety.
50th Anniversary of first Heart Transplant is a Special Event for Veteran Transplant Surgeon Kristine Guleserian
eNewsChannels NEWS: -- 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.