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Innovative multi-million-dollar and multi-sector funding mechanism to directly support women's rights organizations globally.

A new equality funding initiative will leverage the financial clout of government, private, investment and philanthropic sectors to reach women driving social change and peace efforts globally. OTTAWA , May 25, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, the Minister of International Development and La Francophonie...

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Red Cross Offers Summer Safety Tips for All Season Long

Here's how to stay safe while enjoying outdoor summer fun ...

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Actress Patricia Heaton's Plastic Surgery Comments Highlight the Benefits of Procedures, says Dr. Michael Jazayeri

The Orange County based plastic surgeon comments on a recent article that plastic surgery procedures can provide patients outstanding results that really can positively impact their lives. NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. , May 25, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- A May 16 article on People discusses actr...

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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Announces Poster Presentations on GBR 1302 and GBR 1342, HER2xCD3 and CD38xCD3 Bispecific Antibodies, at the 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting

PARAMUS, N.J. , May 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, a global pharmaceutical company, today announced the presentation of data from two assets in its immuno-oncology portfolio at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). These presentations i...

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Protecting the mental health of the paramedic community is paramount

Statement From Mental Health Commission of Canada OTTAWA , May 25, 2018 /CNW/ - Paramedic services personnel are the people we hope we never need, but appreciate when we do. They are often the front-line professionals that comes to our aid when we are experiencing an emergency.  Their j...

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Indivior Announces Regulatory Submission to Australia's Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) for SUBLOCADE™ (Buprenorphine Extended-Release) Injection for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence

SLOUGH, England and RICHMOND, Va. , May 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Indivior PLC (LON: INDV) today announced that it has filed a regulatory submission with Australia's Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) for SUBLOCADE™ (buprenorphine extended-release) injection, for subcutaneous use, for th...

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Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Worth 2.16 Billion USD by 2023

PUNE, India , May 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report " Bariatric Surgery Devices Market   by Type (Minimally Invasive (Stapling, Suturing), Non-Invasive), Procedure (Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass, Revision Surgery, Adjustable Gastric Banding, Mini Gastric...

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Centene's Washington Subsidiary Selected For Medicaid Contract

ST. LOUIS , May 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) today announced its Washington subsidiary, Coordinated Care, has been selected by the Washington State Health Care Authority to provide managed care services to Apple Health's Integrated Managed Care (IMC) Medicaid ben...

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Lyman Orchards Donates Over $27,000 to American Cancer Society, Proceeds from 2017 Corn Maze

The 2017 Maze raised $27,670, which was donated directly to the Rocky Hill-based Connecticut chapter of the ACS. With the addition of the 2017 donation, Lyman Orchards has now contributed over $566,000 to the ACS. MIDDLEFIELD, Conn. , May 25, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Every year in the late...

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MedAmerica Properties Inc. Appoints Real Estate Veteran Vineet Bedi, CFA to the Board of Directors

BOCA RATON, Fla. , May 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- MedAmerica Properties Inc. (OTC: MAMP) ("MedAmerica" or the "Company") today announced that Vineet Bedi , CFA has been appointed to the Board of Directors, effective May 23 , 2018.  Gary O. Marino , the Company's Chairman of the Board of Di...

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OrthoAtlanta Surgeons Participate in Atlanta-Based Orthopedic Medical Mission to Honduras Providing Total Knee Replacements

Giving Back is Part of Medical Calling for OrthoAtlanta Sports Medicine Specialists Michael J. Behr, MD, and Peter J. Symbas, MD ...

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Neovasc Provides Highlights from EuroPCR; Symposium Generates Increased Interest in Reducer

NASDAQ, TSX: NVCN VANCOUVER , May 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Neovasc Inc. ("Neovasc" or the "Company") (NASDAQ, TSX: NVCN), a leader in the development of minimally invasive transcatheter mitral valve replacement technologies, today provided highlights from EuroPCR, the annual meeting of the Eu...

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Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Market to Generate a Revenue of US$ 163.9 Mn by 2026, Says TMR

ALBANY, New York , May 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Transparency Market Research (TMR) has published a new report titled, "Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2018-2026". According to the report, the global coronary artery byp...

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McDermott's Health Practice Garners Top National Ranking from Chambers USA for Ninth Year Running

Firm Also Earned Band 1 Recognitions for Practices in California, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts and Washington, D.C. ...

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Leading Australian Clinical Trials Company, Q-Pharm, Organizes Seminar in Tokyo, Japan

BRISBANE, Australia , May 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  Q-Pharm , a leading Australian early-phase clinical research organization announced today that in collaboration with the Trade Investment Queensland (TIQ) Japan office, it conducted a high-level seminar in Tokyo, Japan . The seminar held on...

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Iterum Therapeutics Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

DUBLIN and CHICAGO , May 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Iterum Therapeutics plc (NASDAQ:ITRM), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing anti-infectives aimed at combatting the global crisis of multi-drug resistant pathogens, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 6,...

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Laura L. Vidal is recognized by Continental Who's Who

MILL VALLEY, Calif. , May 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Laura L. Vidal is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Lifetime Member in the field of Health and Wellness in recognition of her role as Health and Wellness Coach at Laura L. Vidal Health and Wellness Coach.      After being di...

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$114M penalty issued in Medicare fraud case brought by whistleblowers

CHARLESTON, S.C. , May 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A federal judge in South Carolina issued an order of judgment on Wednesday that imposes civil damages and penalties totaling more than $114 million on the former CEO of a medical testing lab and to two owners of the lab's marketing partner for...

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Massachusetts Nursing Home, Chicopee Gardens, Honors Local EMS With Barbecue Lunch

CHICOPEE, Mass. , May 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  Chicopee Gardens for Nursing and Rehabilitation celebrated local first responders with a barbeque on Tuesday in conjunction with National EMS Week. Over thirty firefighters, policemen, emergency medical technicians and volunteers gathered around...

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Protagonist Therapeutics Names Samuel Saks, M.D., as Chief Development Officer

NEWARK, Calif. , May 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Protagonist Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: PTGX) today announced the appointment of Samuel Saks , M.D., as Chief Development Officer. In this newly-created role, Dr. Saks will provide strategic oversight of the Company's research and clinical developm...

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Danaher To Present At Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference

WASHINGTON , May 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR) announced that President and Chief Executive Officer, Thomas P. Joyce, Jr. , will be presenting at the Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference in New York City on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. ET . The audio...

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Rockwell Medical Issues Statement

WIXOM, Mich. , May 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Rockwell Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ:RMTI) ("the Company") today issued the following statement: On May 22, 2018 , the Rockwell Board of Directors (the "Board") announced that the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, Robert Chioini , had bee...

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Merck Manuals Provides Three Steps to Take Immediately After a Bee Sting

Physician outlines warning signs of life-threatening allergic reactions KENILWORTH, N.J. , May 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly a million people visit the emergency room every year for bee and wasp stings. In many cases, patients and parents can treat the symptoms of less severe reactions to ...

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Stellar Biotechnologies Announces Exercise of Warrants Resulting in Cash Proceeds of $3 Million

LOS ANGELES , May 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Stellar Biotechnologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBOT, "Stellar" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer of a key protein utilized in multiple immunotherapy development pipelines targeting Alzheimer's, lupus and cancers, among other diseases, today announced t...

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Global Market Study on Pyrogen Testing: LAL to be Highly Preferred Test During 2017 - 2024

NEW YORK , May 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The report by Persistence Market Research focuses on the global pyrogen testing market for the forecast period 2017–2024. The main objective of the report is to provide key insights and information on the opportunities in the global market for pyrogen tes...

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Trumpet Behavioral Health to Present Research at Association for Behavior Analysis International 44th Annual Convention

Trumpet Behavioral Health, a nationwide network of ABA providers and thought leaders, will present its recent ABA research at the 2018 Annual Convention for the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABA-I). Paula Braga-Kenyon, Ph.D., will also participate in a panel discussion. LAKE...

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Ontario Chiropractic Association welcomes new Chief Executive Officer

TORONTO , May 24, 2018 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors of the Ontario Chiropractic Association (OCA) is pleased to welcome Caroline Brereton as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective June 4, 2018 . Ms. Brereton joins the OCA after her most recent tenure as Chief Executive Officer of the Miss...

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Insurance Goliath Sues Lawyers Representing HIV Patients For Aetna's Own Privacy Breach, says Consumer Watchdog

LOS ANGELES , May 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- This morning, health insurance Goliath Aetna sued the nonprofit Consumer Watchdog and Whatley Kallas LLP, a consumer law firm, who've sued Aetna for it's improper and negligent disclosure of the HIV positive status of thousands of its members. The disc...

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The global stem cell banking market projected to grow at a CAGR of 8.2%

NEW YORK , May 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The global stem cell banking market projected to grow at a CAGR of 8.2%.The global stem cell banking market is projected to reach USD 9.30 billion by 2023 from 6.28 billion in 2018, at a CAGR of 8.2%. Stem cell banking market growth is mainly driven by ...

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The global POC molecular diagnostics market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 14.7%

NEW YORK , May 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The global POC molecular diagnostics market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 14.7%.The global point of care (POC) molecular diagnostics market is expected to reach USD 1440.2 million by 2023 from USD 725.5 million in 2018, at a CAGR of 14.7%. Growth ...

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Forcura One of Inc. Magazine's Best Workplaces 2018

Forcura is one of the highest-scoring businesses with standout employee engagement. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. , May 24, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --  Forcura has been named one of Inc. Magazine's Best Workplaces for 2018, the publication's third annual ranking in the fast-growing private company sec...

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