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Les Femmes Michif Otipemisiwak Calls for Gendered Lens in COVID-19 Economic Response Plan

OTTAWA , March 30, 2020 /CNW/ - Les Femmes Michif Otipemisiwak's (LFMO) is calling for additional resources to ensure that a gendered lens is used in implementing the federal government's COVID-19 Economic Response Plan. The Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, has announce...

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Aftermath Services Deemed as an Essential Service and Critical to Infrastructure Viability

Nationally Trusted Biohazard Remediation & Virus Disinfection Company is Federally-Designated Provider of Essential Services WASHINGTON , March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread across the U.S. Aftermath Services, LLC   remains committed to providing rap...

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Leading Home Care Provider, CareFinders Total Care, Delivers Bold Response to Coronavirus With Appreciation Pay for All Employees

HACKENSACK, N.J. , March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare professionals are on the front line of fighting the coronavirus outbreak across the country.  And the home care workforce, including Caregivers, Field Nurses, and Certified Home Health Aides, are selflessly trying to keep the most vul...

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PhosAgro CEO Andrey Guryev Takes Part in Meeting of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs Coordination Council to Combat Coronavirus

MOSCOW , March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Andrey Guryev, CEO of PhosAgro and a member of the Bureau of the Management Board of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RUIE), took part in a meeting of the RUIE Coordination Council on combating coronavirus (the "Council"). The meeti...

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Hull's Environmental Services offers Coronavirus (COVID-19) Disinfection Services to All Types of Businesses in Need

Hull's Environmental Services, Inc. (Hulls), as an emergency response provider for hazardous and biohazardous substances, offers Coronavirus, a.k.a. COVID-19, disinfection and corrective action services to customers in need. TAMPA, Fla. , March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Hull's Environme...

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The Global Digital Blood Pressure Monitors Market is expected to grow by USD 1.54 bn during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of 10% during the forecast period

NEW YORK , March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Global digital blood pressure monitors market 2020-2024 The analyst has been monitoring the global digital blood pressure monitors market and it is poised to grow by USD 1.54 bn during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of 10% during the forecast period...

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Indigenous, Territorial and Federal leaders mobilize funding to support unique northern physical distancing initiative

YELLOWKNIFE , TREATY 11 TERRITORY, March 30, 2020 /CNW/ - The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) and Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) came to an agreement today, with support from Indigenous leaders, to help Indigenous families who are choosing to be on the land as part of the ter...

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Floating Doctors Founder Dr. Ben LaBrot: 'Don't Touch Your Face'! We Have to Break the Face-Touching Norm ASAP

LOS ANGELES , March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Floating Doctors, an international medical relief group, today announced the launch of an interactive public campaign calling on everyone to do one seemingly simple thing: stop touching their face. A recent study last year on hand hygiene and th...

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Regeneron Announces American College of Cardiology Presentation of Positive Phase 3 Evinacumab Results in Patients with Severe Inherited Form of High Cholesterol

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. , March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --  Results from separate positive Phase 3 trial of Praluent ®  (alirocumab) in patients with HoFH also presented; FDA regulatory submission planned for Q2 2020 Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:  REGN ) announced that detailed Phase 3 r...

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Inova Schar Cancer Institute Treats First Patient using Proton Therapy in Northern Virginia

The Inova Mather Proton Therapy Center Opened to Patients on March 9 FAIRFAX, Va. , March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 26 , a local cancer patient was the first to complete proton therapy treatment in Northern Virginia at the Inova Mather Proton Therapy Center in Fairfax . Located a...

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Dozuki Provides Free Access of its Work Instruction and Training Platform Amid COVID-19 Uncertainty

Manufacturing process and training software company provides free assistance to companies pivoting to medical supply production and facing challenges related to COVID-19 shortages SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. , March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Dozuki, a San Luis Obispo, Calif. -based software comp...

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FDA Approves First Plasma Therapy For Houston Methodist COVID-19 Patient

HOUSTON , March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston Methodist received FDA approval Saturday to become the first academic medical center in the nation to transfuse donated plasma from a recovered COVID-19 patient into a critically ill patient. This treatment was fast-tracked to the bedside over th...

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Achieve Medical Center Offers HIPAA-compliant Telemedicine to Treat Patients During Coronavirus Pandemic

Patients can access services including initial consultations, evaluations, and follow-up care via the office's safe and secure online platform. SAN DIEGO , March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Achieve Medical Center now offers telemedicine services to new and prospective patients, continui...

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Aspire Regenerative's Telemedicine Service Maintains Patient Care During COVID-19

The San Diego regenerative health leader provides virtual appointments for patients who cannot leave their homes, giving them an avenue for connecting with their health care providers during the coronavirus pandemic. SAN DIEGO , March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- In order to provide contin...

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Advisory - Stockpiling drugs can lead to local shortages: Canadians urged not to buy more medication than usual during the COVID-19 pandemic

Summary Products: Various medications Issue: Increased demand and stockpiling of medications in response to COVID-19. What to do:  Do not buy more medication than usual to help ensure that all Canadians continue to have access to the medications they need and to help prevent drug shortages. ...

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Leading Stroke Surgeons: Don't Let Fear of COVID-19 Cause You to Ignore Stroke Symptoms

Experts Also Warn of Relationship Between Stroke, Flu and Coronavirus FAIRFAX, Va. , March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As the nation deals with a historic pandemic, stroke surgeons with the Get Ahead of Stroke campaign are warning Americans about the risk of disability or death for individuals ...

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CUPW: Protecting Postal Workers to Protect Us All

OTTAWA , March 30, 2020 /CNW/ - The Canadian Union of Postal Workers is closely monitoring the measures that are being implemented in Canada Post facilities to minimize the risk, albeit low, of COVID-19 spreading via the postal system. Our members can rest assured that our priority is their h...

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FKA Brands' HoMedics to Produce Millions of Masks for Health Care Workers

HoMedics joins the fight against COVID-19 pandemic by supplying millions of masks and increasing production for sanitization products, including UVClean sanitization & Air Purifier products COMMERCE TOWNSHIP, Mich. , March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- FKA Brands, parent company to HoMedics, has ...

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The Global Autoimmune Disease Diagnostics Market is expected to grow by USD 1.94 bn during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of 9% during the forecast period

NEW YORK , March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Autoimmune Disease Diagnostics Market 2020-2024 The analyst has been monitoring the global autoimmune disease diagnostics market and it is poised to grow by USD 1.94 bn during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of 9% during the forecast period....

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GHX Launches COVID-19 Information Center to Help Healthcare Organizations Tackle Urgent Challenges

Resources Focus on Managing Supply Shortages, Setting Up Emergency Overflow Facilities and Maintaining Credentialing Compliance LOUISVILLE, Colo. , March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- With cases of COVID-19 steadily rising throughout the United States , healthcare organizations are pressed...

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GTM Payroll Services Offers "Nanny Payroll Relief Package" for First Responders During COVID-19 Pandemic

Leader in household employment industry looks to help those on the front lines of the health crisis by removing the hassles of hiring a nanny and paying employees the right way CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. , March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- To assist first responders who continue to report to work...

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The Global Arthroscopy Devices Market is expected to grow by USD 1.7 bn during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of 6% during the forecast period

NEW YORK , March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Arthroscopy Devices Market 2020-2024 The analyst has been monitoring the global arthroscopy devices market and it is poised to grow by USD 1.7 bn during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of 6% during the forecast period. Our reports on global ...

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Unclear Emergency Fuel Testing Procedures Leave US Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities Vulnerable

VANCOUVER, Wash. , March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospitals and emergency facilities across the U.S. are making provisions to accommodate the unprecedented spread of COVID-19. The current demand for emergency response puts an overwhelming strain on old and new infrastructure and the power syste...

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The Global Anti-Inflammatory Therapeutics Market is expected to grow by USD 27.53 bn during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of 6% during the forecast period

NEW YORK , March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Anti-Inflammatory Therapeutics Market 2020-2024 The analyst has been monitoring the global anti-inflammatory therapeutics market 2020-2024 and it is poised to grow by USD 27.53 bn during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of 6% during the fo...

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CPSI Launches Turnkey Telehealth Solution to Help Providers Address the COVID-19 Crisis While Enabling Virtual Connections for Other Patients in Need

EHR-agnostic, HIPAA-compliant telehealth solution that requires no integration MOBILE, Ala. , March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --  CPSI (NASDAQ: CPSI), a community healthcare solutions company, is launching a new solution, TalkWithYourDoc.com . By leveraging technology developed by its wh...

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The Global Allergy Immunotherapies Market is expected to grow by USD 626.77 mn during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of 7% during the forecast period

NEW YORK , March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Allergy Immunotherapies Market 2020-2024 The analyst has been monitoring the global allergy immunotherapies market and it is poised to grow by USD 626.77 mn during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of 7% during the forecast period. Our reports...

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Advice on Aging: How to Navigate Life Independently

Home Instead Senior Care® offers tips to help older adults confidently prepare for the future OMAHA, Neb. , March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- When imagining our later years, many envision family by our side. But, with more Americans choosing an independent lifestyle and a growing number o...

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Health-E Commerce applauds passage of legislation that allows consumer to purchase over-the-counter medications, menstrual care products with an FSA or HSA

Expanded eligibility and product selection give FSA/HSA users more options than ever to save money and support year-round wellness NEW YORK , March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The passage of the $2 trillion+ coronavirus (COVID-19) relief bill included significant steps forward in helping ...

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INOVIO Interim Results of an Open-Label Phase 2 Trial of VGX-3100 Show Efficacy Against HPV-associated Vulvar Dysplasia

- VGX-3100 DNA medicine reduced qualifying high-risk HPV 16/18-associated precancerous vulvar lesion area in 80% of patients (by 60% on average); completely curing vulvar dysplasia with no virus detectable in 20% of patients PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. , March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- INOVIO Pharm...

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Veterans Services, LLC temporarily shifts MetroSouth Medical Center in Blue Island, IL to COVID-19 exposed facility for the metropolitan Chicago area

VSUSA initially purchased MetroSouth Medical Center for veterans housing NEW YORK , March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to the rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus, the company has reached an agreement with the US Army Corps of Engineers to use MetroSouth Medical Center for quarantine of indivi...

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