Health and Medical News from Florida Organizations and Companies
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Seasonal flu activity typically begins in October and November and can last into late May, but the worst of it typically occurs sometime between December and January, says Primary Care Physicians. Even though there have not been many cases of flu reported within Florida so far this year, don't assume that this will be a mild flu season.
BOCA RATON, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The Pap Corps Champions for Cancer Research has announced a $100,000 matching gift challenge by The Yass Family. This gift will be utilized to enhance the 2018 Dr. Kevin Berkowitz Memorial End of Year Giving Campaign, which will be directed towards melanoma research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.
Spodak Dental Group Helps Florida Military Veterans and Their Families with $17K of Free Dental Care During Freedom Day USA 2018
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Spodak Dental Group ("SDG") recently provided complimentary dental services to the men and women of the US Armed Forces and their family members as part of the Sixth Annual Freedom Day USA. In total, 32 patients were treated at no cost during the event.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Spodak Dental Group ("SDG") proudly announces its participation in the Sixth Annual Freedom Day USA, in which SDG will provide complimentary dental services to the men and women of our Armed Forces, and their immediate family members. Freedom Day USA is a "Day of Free" to thank military personnel and their families for the sacrifices they make each day to ensure our freedom.
Erika Pusillo of Spodak Dental Group Awarded Fellowship in American Assoc. of Dental Office Management
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Spodak Dental Group is pleased to announce that Practice Optimizer Erika Pusillo has achieved the distinction of Fellow in the American Association of Dental Office Management (AADOM). The Fellowship achievement recognizes outstanding professional and educational achievements in dental practice administration and is awarded only to those who have completed rigorous requirements set forth by AADOM.
Dr. Tiffany Dudley of Spodak Dental Offers Improved Treatment Options for Community Members Who Suffer from Sleep Apnea
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Dr. Tiffany Dudley of Spodak Dental Group is committed to saving lives and is dedicated to helping her community members treat their sleep apnea condition. Studies show that people who suffer from untreated sleep apnea can have a decreased life expectancy, so treatment is incredibly important for overall health.
PET Imaging Institute of South Florida Expands Presence in Fort Lauderdale by Opening a New Dedicated PET/CT Facility
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- PET Imaging Institute of South Florida (PIISF), a leader in the PET/CT Medical Imaging Market, announced today that they will be opening a new, dedicated, 2800 sq. ft. PET/CT facility in Fort Lauderdale. PIISF has experienced rapid growth and an expanding patient base across Broward County, creating the need to open a new facility in this underserved area.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The Spodak Dental Group sponsored a LADIES F.I.R.S.T. Self Defense class this past Friday, May 11 as part of Family Wellness Month. The class was led by Sgt. Ken Stephens (ret.), a 20-year veteran police officer with 16 years of S.W.A.T. experience. The roughly three-hour course was completely underwritten by Dr. Craig Spodak as a way to help community members learn tips to protect themselves if ever faced with an attacker.
2nd Annual Global C.diff. Walks in New Port Richey, Florida to Raise Awareness on Importance of Clostridium difficile Infections Worldwide
NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- 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.
Spodak Dental Group Named A Winner of The South Florida 2018 Top Workplaces Award by The Sun Sentinel
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Spodak Dental Group has been awarded a 2018 Top Workplaces honor by The Sun Sentinel for the fourth year in a row. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by Energage, LLC. Several aspects of workplace culture were anonymously measured, including alignment, effectiveness, and connection, just to name a few.
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- A who’s who from Miami, Aventura, Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton converged upon the famed Turnberry Marina & Turnberry Isle Condominium to learn how to support the mission of The Pap Corps, Champions for Cancer Research. The Inaugural Yacht Hop and Waterside Soiree attracted 350 attendees who enjoyed a dazzling evening, featuring performances by Jon Boogz and The Aqualillies
C Diff Foundation Presents ‘Making a Difference’ Award to CutisPharma for Contribution to C. diff. Community
NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The C Diff Foundation announced today that it presented CutisPharma, Inc., its "Making a Difference" award as a special recognition of the significant contribution that CutisPharma has made to the C.diff. Community: helping the advancement of C.diff. awareness as well as expanding treatment options for C.diff. patients.
The Pap Corps Hosts Inaugural Yacht Hop and Waterside Soiree at Turnberry Marina to Raise Cancer Research Funds
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The Pap Corps, Champions for Cancer Research is proud to announce that acclaimed movement artist/choreographer Jon Boogz and The Aqualillies will be headlining their "Inaugural Yacht Hop & Waterside Soiree." The mega night of mega yachts will take place on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at the famed Turnberry Marina and Turnberry Isle Condominium. This nautical night will support The Pap Corps in their mission to raise research funds for all types of cancer at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami.
Spodak Dental Group in Delray Beach Now Offers Revolutionary LANAP Protocol to Treat Periodontal Disease
DELRAY BEACH, Fla., /Florida Newswire/ -- Spodak Dental Group is proud to offer its patients who are suffering from periodontal disease with a new, non-surgical treatment technique. The LANAP protocol is an FDA-cleared laser treatment that offers patients a less painful, more successful treatment alternative to conventional gum surgery because there is no need for cutting or sutures.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Juan C. Arroyo, Spodak Dental Group's Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, is now seeing patients on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. While it is unprecedented for dental offices to be open on Saturdays, it is even rarer for the oral surgeon to be available and treat patients. Normally, if a patient was experiencing pain on Friday evening or Saturday, he/she would have to wait to be seen until Monday.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Medical Care Alert, a leading provider of medical alert systems to senior citizens nationwide, has been named to the University of Florida's Gator100 list of fastest growing alumni companies for the second year in a row.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Inc. magazine named Spodak Dental Group on its 36th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy's most dynamic segment- its independent small and midsized businesses.
C Diff Foundation Raises Clostridium difficile Infection Clinical Trial Awareness Worldwide for 2018
TAMPA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The C Diff Foundation announced today that their organization has implemented a global campaign to raise awareness 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.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Spodak Dental Group has been named a VIP: Platinum Provider of Invisalign(R) for 2018, which is the second highest distinction in the field. VIP: Platinum Providers make up a select few of all North American Invisalign(R) Providers and are among some of the most experienced. (VIDEO)
Champions for Humanity Charity Distributes Ionic Silver to Help Save Millions from Infectious Disease
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Jay Newman, founder and executive director of Champions for Humanity, founded this tax exempt 501(c)(3) charitable organization to bring a leading-edge embodiment of ionic silver - Opti-Silver - to millions of people who need safe drinking water and are suffering needlessly from infectious disease. He simply wants to do some good in the world.