Health and Medical News from Florida Organizations and Companies
BOCA RATON, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The Boca West Country Club ballroom was filled to capacity for The Pap Corps’ Annual Gift to Sylvester Celebration. The South Florida nonprofit once again raised an incredible $3.6 million thanks to over 400 events that its members held during the year. Dr. Stephen Nimer, Director of Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, praised the members of The Pap Corps, Champions for Cancer Research for their overwhelming and consistent dedication (continued).
C Diff Foundation Announces First Ever Appointment of Paul Feuerstadt, M.D. as Director of Medical Education
NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- C Diff Foundation, a one hundred percent volunteer, world renowned 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, has appointed nationally renowned Gastroenterologist, Dr. Paul Feuerstadt as its first Director of Medical Education.
BECOMING to Host Inaugural Florida Meditation & Mindfulness Retreat for Individuals Navigating Divorce
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- BECOMING, an organization providing mindfulness and meditation tools and retreats for those navigating major life transitions, announced today the kickoff of the first full-day meditation retreat of its kind for divorcing individuals in South Florida on Saturday May 25, 2019.
With HB451, Florida Legislature Takes Ground-Breaking Steps Towards Solving the Opioid Crisis in State
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- In an effort to combat the opioid epidemic, which just seems to be getting worse, the Florida legislature took proactive steps in fighting this deadly problem during this year's 2019 legislative session, The Florida Society for Doctors of Oriental Medicine announced today.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Dr. Lisset Arenas, a dedicated and highly-skilled general dentist, has joined the Spodak Dental Group team in Delray Beach, Fla. A 2017 graduate of the University of Florida College of Dentistry, Dr. Arenas looks forward to providing her patients with unparalleled dental care.
C Diff Foundation Declares Urgent Need in 2019 to Raise Clostridium difficile Infection Clinical Trial Awareness Worldwide
TAMPA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The C Diff Foundation announced today that their organization has implemented a global campaign to raise awareness of Clostridioides difficile clinical trials, clinical studies, clinical research and observational studies evaluating interventions for C. difficile prevention, treatments, and environmental safety.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- A new smartphone sports and fitness app, 1 Workout 4 Life, launched by Fitness Spark Plug, is designed to get people in shape and keep them in shape - not just for the short-term, but long-term too. This flagship program is free to download on Google Play and the Apple App Store.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Spodak Dental Group has once again been named a VIP: Diamond Provider of Invisalign(R) for 2019, which remains to be the 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.
NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The C. Diff Foundation Board of Directors announced today that the 2019 "Above and Beyond" Award will be presented to Rebiotix CEO Lee Jones in Roseville, Minnesota. The award, given to one recipient annually, is given to a person or organization that show extraordinary dedication to C. diff patient safety, advocacy, and overall drive to improve the lives of those impacted by the infection.
BOCA RATON, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- BodyLogicMD, the most highly trained network of practitioners specializing in bioidentical hormone replacement therapy and integrative medicine, has received endorsement from Leisa Hart, well-known host of the workout series "Buns, Abs and Arms of Steel." (VIDEO)
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Dr. Alfredo Arauz, a highly proficient general and cosmetic dentist, has joined the Spodak Dental Group in Delray Beach, Fla. He brings more 10 years of dental experience to the established practice. Dr. Arauz is also an advanced Invisalign certified provider, with knowledge in simple and complex cases.
Dr. Tiffany Dudley of Spodak Dental Group is First Dentist in Delray Beach to Earn AADSM Qualified Dentist Distinction
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Spodak Dental Group is pleased to announce that general dentist, Tiffany Dudley, has earned the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM) Qualified Dentist distinction. She is the first and only dentist in Delray Beach, Fla. to hold this distinction.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Dr. Michael Paisner, an accomplished and talented general dentist, has joined the Spodak Dental Group in Delray Beach, Fla. A 2017 graduate of the University of Southern California Ostrow School of Dentistry, Dr. Paisner is well educated and experienced in the most current dental procedures and techniques.
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.