Health and Medical News from Florida Organizations and Companies
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.
TAMPA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The C Diff Foundation announces the release of a nutritional guide, "Nutrition; Managing Meals through a C. difficile Infection" (ISBN: 978-1973304241) authored by Nancy C. Caralla, C Diff Foundation's Foundress, Executive Director and three time C. difficile Infection Survivor and co-author Karen F. Factor, MBA, RDN,CSR, LDN, C Diff Foundation Registered Dietitian during November 2017 Clostridium difficile (C. difficile, C.diff.) Infection Awareness Month.
MIAMI, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- 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.
BRADENTON, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Aggressive legal action by states to curb national opioid addiction crisis draws comments from southwest Florida civil trial lawyer Bernard Walsh. In response to growing political pressure to stop the opioid addiction crisis, many State and municipal governments are filing lawsuits against a range of drug manufacturers.
1st Annual Global C. diff. Walk in New Port Richey to raise awareness on importance of Clostridium difficile infection prevention
NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Presented by the C Diff Foundation, the 1st Annual Global C.diff. Awareness 2K Walk will take place on Saturday, November 4 at Frances Park, New Port Richey, Florida. This event will include refreshments, hydration stations, and resourceful educational material and displays.
In major scientific discovery, never before seen biominerals found by CEO of BioMineral Tea, Frankie Alfonso
WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The CEO of BioMineral Tea Organic Minerals Inc., Frankie Alfonso, discovered the visual evidence of biomineral structure and their various bio-photonic colors. A biomineral is an organic mineral from an herb which shares the same chemistry as the human body and is the key element which provides positive and negative electric charges to all cells and vital organs. Each different color biomineral represents a different frequency of energy which can also be measured in electron volts (eV).
C Diff Foundation Knocks on Governor’s Doors Nationwide to Proclaim November for Clostridium difficile Infection Awareness
NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- C Diff Foundation welcomes November as Clostridium difficile Awareness Month and it is an exciting time for patients, families, clinicians, and organizations. Governors in several states honor our efforts by signing proclamations declaring November to be Clostridium difficile Awareness Month in their states.