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Orig3n Founders Named Finalists for Ernest and Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Award

BOSTON , June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Orig3n, a Boston -based biotech company pioneering the future of health through genetics and regenerative medicine, today announced that its co-founders, Robin Y. Smith , CEO, and Kate Blanchard , COO, are finalists for the Ernest and Young Entrepreneur...

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Mezzion Pharma and NHLBI-Funded Pediatric Heart Network Complete Enrollment in a Pivotal Phase 3 Clinical Trial of Udenafil in Adolescents with Fontan Surgical Palliation - an Orphan Drug Indication

SEOUL, South Korea and BETHESDA, Md. , June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Mezzion Pharma and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) today announced that it has completed enrollment of their FUEL trial, a pivotal Phase 3 efficacy and safety trial of udenafil for the treatment of adol...

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Prometic conference call to present progress report on AGM corporate action plan

LAVAL, QC , June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -  Prometic Life Sciences Inc. (TSX: PLI) (OTCQX: PFSCF) ("Prometic") announced today that it will hold a conference call on Wednesday June 27, 2018 to report on its progress in implementing the updated corporate plan presented during its AGM on Wednes...

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Centene's Kansas Subsidiary Wins Medicaid Contract

ST. LOUIS , June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) today announced its Kansas subsidiary, Sunflower Health Plan, has been selected by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment to provide managed care services to KanCare beneficiaries statewide. The new contract wi...

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Qstream Awarded €30,000 Prize in the Ascensia Diabetes Challenge

Qstream Microlearning Solution Proven to Help Control Glucose Levels In Patients with Type 2 Diabetes BURLINGTON, Mass. , June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  Qstream , makers of software that uses science, data, and mobile technology to prompt meaningful behavior change, today announced the compa...

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truth and the Vans Warped Tour take their Final Ride

More Than 1 Million Young Concert Goers Impacted By truth ...

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/C O R R E C T I O N -- CSL Behring/

In the news release, A New Generation Of Coagulation Specialists Is Advancing Research With Support From CSL Behring Global Grant, issued 22-Jun-2018 by CSL Behring over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the application deadline for the 2019 Prof. Heimburger Award cycle should read...

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Summer-Long Challenge Encourages Participants to Run, Walk, Bike to Support Cancer Research at Medical College of Wisconsin

Inaugural Cancer Crush Launches, Culminates with Festival on September 22 MILWAUKEE , June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In Milwaukee County, 1 in 2.6 people are expected to develop cancer in their lifetime. More than 1,600 people in Milwaukee County will likely die from cancer this ...

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Denise Richards Joins Will Rogers Institute's 2018 Theatrical PSA Campaign

Longtime prestigious fundraising campaign will play in movie theaters nationwide and focus on Brave Beginnings, a program that funds vital neonatal equipment to U.S. hospitals. ...

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Chronic Care Management, Inc. Offers Soft Landing for Medical Groups and Patients Affected by CareSync's Surprise Going Out of Business Announcement

Company ready to serve thousands of patients with its physician-led, evidence-based approach to "in-between visit" care CLEVELAND , June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Chronic Care Management, Inc. announced today that it has launched a transitional and longitudinal chronic care management offerin...

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Dental 3D Printing Market Worth 5.06 Billion USD by 2023

PUNE, India , June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report " Dental 3D Printing Market by Product (Material (Plastic, Metal), Equipment (3D Printer, 3D Scanner), Service) Technology (Stereolithography, FDM, SLS, Polyjet) Application (Prosthodontics, Implantology,...

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Scientists Discover How Antiviral Gene Works

Finding Could Form the Basis for Potent New Drugs ...

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Abington - Jefferson Health and the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center Unveil Asplundh Cancer Pavilion

86,000-Square-Foot Facility Triples Space, and Designed with Healing in Mind. ...

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Senate Appropriations Committee Praised by Compassion & Choices for Leaving D.C. Death with Dignity Act Intact

Rejects Policy Rider to Repeal Law Approved by House Appropriations Committee Last Week ...

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Biotech's Making Great Progress

LAS VEGAS , June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- FN Media Group Presents Microcapspeculators.com News Commentary   This is set to be the fifth consecutive quarter in which at least ten biotech companies have made it to market on U.S. exchanges and have raised at least a billion dollars in aggrega...

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Wise Hospice Options Announces Partnership with Acclivity Health Solution

Wise Hospice Options announces partnerships with Acclivity Health Solutions Creating World-Class Support for Hospices Nationwide OKLAHOMA CITY , June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Wise Hospice Options announces partnerships with Acclivity Health Solutions Creating World-Class Support for Ho...

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Interventional Pain Management & Physical Medicine Specialist Dr. Jason Arora Joins Atlantic Spine Center

Fellowship trained and focusing on the most modern and optimal pain management regimens. WEST ORANGE, N.J. , June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --  Atlantic Spine Center is pleased to announce that interventional pain management and physical medicine specialist Dr. Jason Arora has joined th...

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Sinus Dilation Devices Market to Grow at 9.1% Annual Growth Rate - Premium Insights (2018 to 2022)

PUNE, India , June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds the global sinus dilation devices market is expected to reach USD 2.78 billion by 2023 from USD 1.80 billion in 2018, at a CAGR of 9.1%. High prevalence of chronic sinusitis, growing preference for minimally invasive proc...

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APAC Biotech and Diakonos Sign Technology Transfer and Licensing Agreement to Bring New Immunotherapy Technology to India

HOUSTON , June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- India-Based APAC Biotech and US-Based Diakonos Research sign a first-of-its-kind technology transfer and licensing agreement to bring new immunotherapy technology to India as an advancement of immuno-oncology therapeutics for solid tumors.      (Logo:...

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Mental Health Commission of Canada on Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day

StatementFrom Mental Health Commission of Canada OTTAWA , June 22, 2018 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Mental Health Commission of Canada , happy Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day to all francophones in Canada . I especially extend my best wishes to Quebecers who are celebrating their National Holiday...

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Whisk's AI-Powered Culinary Coach Named as Winner of Ascensia Diabetes Challenge

1.   Kerfoot BP et al. Diabetes Care (2017) 40:1218-1225 ...

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Del Rey Sinus & Allergy Institute® Innovates Again With New, Non-Invasive Treatment for Nasal Obstruction

Los Angeles Sinus Specialist Among the First in the U.S. to Offer In-Office Airway Restructuring Technique MARINA DEL REY, Calif. , June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Farhad Sigari, MD, FACS, founder of Del Rey Sinus & Allergy Institute has performed the first minimally invasive nasal v...

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William A. Haseltine, PhD Joins Grace Therapeutics' Board of Directors

Pioneering Scientist and Former CEO of Human Genome Sciences Brings Key Expertise to Grace's Board EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. , June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Grace Therapeutics, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on rare and orphan diseases, announced today that William Haseltine...

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Canadian Cannabis Legalization Helps to Deter Illegal Markets

FinancialBuzz.com News Commentary NEW YORK , June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Grand View Research, the global legal cannabis market was valued at USD 9.3 Billion in 2016 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 34.6% during the forecast period from 2018 to 2025. The market is expect...

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GPB Capital Enters into $21 Million Debt Investment in CardioFocus®

Proceeds from Senior Secured Convertible Note Will Go toward Rollout of Innovative HeartLight® Endoscopic Balloon Ablation System to Treat Atrial Fibrillation ...

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OneSight To Open First-Ever New York City School-Based Vision Center In Brooklyn

25 Percent of U.S. Students Have Undiagnosed Vision Problem, Center Will Help Additional 5,000 Children ...

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Dr. Kang Zhang, Chairman of Laboratory for Advanced Medicine Scientific Advisory Board, to Present at 2018 Liquid Biopsy Summit

IRVINE, Calif. , June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  Laboratory for Advanced Medicine (LAM), a clinical-stage medical technology company developing innovative technologies for the early diagnosis and intervention of cancers, announced today that Dr. Kang Zhang , Founding Director of Institute for ...

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Drs. Jonathan Nash and Kenneth Nash Offer Clinton, MS Lumineers® for Convenient Smile Makeovers

Dentists, Drs. Jonathan Nash and Kenneth Nash, have expanded their service area to include patients who want to learn more about modern treatments for gapped, discolored and crooked teeth such as Lumineers® in Clinton, MS. CLINTON, Miss. , June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Long-time dentis...

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Wholy Tea Detox blend of all-natural herbal ingredients provide healthy body cleanse

BOCA RATON, Fla. , June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Innotech Nutrition's Wholy Tea is a natural way to cleanse using herbs such as ginger, marshmallow root and dandelion root, which are combined into a tea blend for a healthy and safe way to detox and cleanse. A best-seller in Canada , the he...

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NAELA Urges Passage of Bill to Transition People with Disabilities Back to Home

In recognition of the 19th anniversary of the Supreme Court's Olmstead decision, NAELA urges Congress to fund the program that gets people out of nursing homes and back into the community. WASHINGTON , June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Today marks the 19th anniversary of the Supreme Court'...

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Prometic Presents New Data on NASH Drug Candidate PBI-4547

New data suggest PBI-4547 offers potential as novel therapy for liver fibrosis, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), diabetes and obesity   New data to be presented at the 2018 American Diabetes Association conference LAVAL, QC , June 22, 2018 /PRN...

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Replimune Appoints Dieter K. Weinand to Board of Directors

WOBURN, Massachusetts , June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Replimune Group Inc., a biotechnology company developing next generation oncolytic immunotherapies, announced today it has appointed Dieter K. Weinand to its Board as an independent non-executive Director.      (Logo: https://mma.prnews...

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Tweed joins Pride Toronto to celebrate progress, fight stigma, and build a more inclusive world for all

SMITHS FALLS, ON and TORONTO , June 22, 2018 /CNW/ - Tweed, the industry's best-known cannabis brand, is pleased to join Pride celebrations taking place this week in Toronto and culminating in the famous Toronto Pride Parade on Sunday, June 24 . From the very beginning, Tweed has been foc...

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A New Generation Of Coagulation Specialists Is Advancing Research With Support From CSL Behring Global Grant

Named after coagulation therapy pioneer Prof. Norbert Heimburger, the grant has been awarded this year to researchers from France, Netherlands and the United States. KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. , June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- An exciting cross-section of coagulation research is being presented toda...

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Dental Specialist, Joseph Moussa, Signs Publishing Deal With CelebrityPress® To Co-Author The Will to Win with Brian Tracy

Joseph Moussa will team up with other leading entrepreneurs and professionals, including Best-Selling Author®, Brian Tracy, to release the new book, The Will to Win, which provides professional inspiration to current and aspiring entrepreneurs. SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. , June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire...

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APU Celebrates International Yoga Day in Association With Government of Arunachal Pradesh

GUWAHATI, India , June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fourth International Yoga day was observed by Apex Professional University at IGJ auditorium, Pasighat on 21st of June, 2018 in adjoining with the main celebration of the day with the Hon'ble Chief Minister Shri Pema Khandu . The event was c...

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De Gasperis and Kohn Families Donate $20 Million for New Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital

VAUGHAN / RICHMOND HILL, ON , June 21, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, the largest single donation in Mackenzie Health Foundation's history was announced: a $20-million joint gift from the De Gasperis and Kohn families to help build and equip the new Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital. The gift was announced at ...

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PharmaEngine Announces Positive Topline Results from Global Pivotal Trial of PEP503 (NBTXR3) in Soft Tissue Sarcoma

TAIPEI, Taiwan , June 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmaEngine Inc. (TWO: 4162) and its corporate partner, Nanobiotix S.A. (Euronext: NANO) announced today that PEP503 (NBTXR3) in combination with radiotherapy met the primary endpoint of pathological Complete Response Rate (pCRR) as compared to ra...

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Adolfson & Peterson Construction Completes Construction on North Park Heart and Vascular Center in Dallas

Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP) recently completed construction of a new cardiac catheterization lab at North Park Heart and Vascular Center located at 11970 N. Central Expressway, within HCA Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. The facility is owned by National Cardiovascular Partners. DALL...

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Howard University Hospital Embarks Upon Medical Mission to Haiti

WASHINGTON , June 21, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Howard University Hospital (HUH) in partnership with the New York Chapter of the National Organization for the Advancement of Haitians (NOAH-NY) have joined together for a humanitarian medical mission to Haiti , June 24 - 30 . Thirty HUH...

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HarrisLogic Partners with Zero Suicide Institute to Create Comprehensive Technology for Suicide Prevention

First-ever behavioral health services platform to guide clinicians through implementation of Zero Suicide's best practices ST. LOUIS , June 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- HarrisLogic , a technology and clinical services company that develops solutions to improve patient care in behavioral health,...

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Tiara™ Featured in Live Case at 11th Annual TVT 2018

NASDAQ, TSX: NVCN VANCOUVER , June 21, 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 announced that its Tiara™ ("Tiara") transcatheter mitral valv...

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Aurora Cannabis Welcomes Royal Assent of Canada's Cannabis Act

First G7 Country to Legalize Adult Consumer Use – Sales to Commence October 17 TSX: ACB EDMONTON , June 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Aurora Cannabis Inc. ("Aurora" or the "Company") (TSX: ACB) (OTCQB: ACBFF) ( Frankfurt : 21P; WKN: A1C4WM) commented today on the granting of Royal Assent to Bil...

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Dr. Edward Picardi MD Signs Up for Samaritan's Purse Once Again

When the Samaritan's Purse International Relief came calling, Dr. Edward J.S. Picardi didn't think twice about leaving his solo practice in Nebraska to sign up once again for a deployment in West Africa. RAPID CITY, S.D. , June 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Picardi will be in Liberia and T...

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Newly released study shows significant levels of self-harm among U.S. high school students

PORTLAND, Ore. , June 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new study from the University of Portland released today in the American Journal of Public Health , this year 1 in 4 high school girls will deliberately injure themselves by methods as extreme as cutting themselves or burning thei...

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Halyard Health Hosts Inaugural Analyst and Investor Meeting

Presents New Strategic Framework and Long-term Financial Outlook ALPHARETTA, Ga. , June 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Halyard Health, Inc. (NYSE: HYH) ("Halyard", or "the Company", or "Avanos") today hosted its inaugural analyst and investor meeting in New York , where it presented the company's...

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FDA Approves World's First Long-Term Implantable Continuous Glucose Monitoring System for Marketing in United States

--Implantable Eversense CGM System from Senseonics lasts up to three months with a single sensor-- GERMANTOWN, Md. , June 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Senseonics Holdings, Inc. (NYSE American: SENS) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved its Premarket Approval (PMA) a...

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The 5 Ways To Use Probiotics According To Heather Holmes; Probiotic Guru & Health Advocate

NEW YORK , June 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- With over 200 probiotics available today , consumers are confused as to what to use and when.  The human body and the environment contains trillions of good and bad bacteria that must stay in balance for optimal health. "Good probiotic bacteria, intro...

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