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Thursday, April 28, 2016

  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange, will demonstrate its visual remote selling tool at booth #117 during the ARDA World 2016 Annual Convention & Expo. The technology platform, which offers video conferencing, screen-sharing capabilities, document transfers and more, provides a way for RCI(®) affiliates to increase their touchpoint opportunities with current owners and prospective buyers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150820/259918LOGO "Since previewing RCI LiveStream(®) at last year's ARDA World conference, we have received immense interest in the platform, and there are affiliates already using it," ... read more
  • Mom 2.0 Acquires Tastemaker Mom --- LOS ANGELES, April 28, 2016
    Posted at 8:00 AM
    Mom Media Enterprises, LLC (MME), creator of the influential Mom 2.0 Summit and producer of the annual Iris Awards for parent blogging, announced today that it has acquired Tastemaker Mom and all related assets from The Kive Company. The transaction closed in early April 2016. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20160203/329611LOGO The announcement was made by MME founders Carrie Pacini and Laura Mayes during the annual Mom 2.0 Summit, a gathering of 700+ leading parent bloggers, brand marketers and media representatives near Los Angeles. This ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    On April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. local law enforcement agencies ACROSS the nation and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its 11th opportunity in six years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO -- (Marketwired) -- 04/28/16 -- Approximately one in six Americans will develop skin cancer during their lifetimes and the numbers are increasing at an alarming rate. To mitigate the risk, Heartland Plastic and Hand Surgery will be offering free skin cancer screenings on Friday, May 13th. May is skin cancer awareness month. The screenings will take place at their Cape Girardeau clinic, located at 319 S. Silver Springs Rd., Suite C. Dr. David Deisher and Dr. ... read more
  • Posted at 7:45 AM
    The Kinetix Group (TKG), a leading healthcare consultancy that empowers life science companies to effectively engage with health system and payer customers, will be hosting a customer leadership panel at eyeforpharma's flagship conference on May 2(nd) at 3:00pm ET at the Sheraton Society Hill in Philadelphia. Led by expert faculty including David Carmouche, MD (Ochsner Health Network), Charles Pollack, MD (Thomas Jefferson University), Jerry Penso, MD (American Medical Group Association), and Len Fromer, MD (Group Practice Forum), TKG's customer leadership panel ... read more
  • Posted at 7:44 AM
    Headline of release should read: Sucampo Standardizes on Veeva Vault for a Single Source of Truth and Enterprise-wide Capability (instead of Sucampo Standardizes on Veeva Vault for a Single Source of Truth Enterprise-wide) The corrected release reads: ... read more
  • Posted at 7:30 AM
    The CompTIA IT Industry Business Confidence Index took a slight step back in Q2, but remains in relatively healthy territory for 2016. The Q2 index fell 0.9 points to 63.1 on a 100-point scale. https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130107/DC38135LOGO The index is based on IT executives' opinions of the U.S. economy, the information technology (IT) industry and their own company. It has been published by CompTIA, the nonprofit association for the technology industry, since 2009. Of the three components in the index, the IT industry rating ... read more
  • Posted at 7:29 AM
    Whether the calming voice during labor and delivery, the gentle hand that relaxes a scared child in the ER, or the compassionate help provided to those in the late stages of life, nurses positively impact the lives of millions of Americans every day. While the recipients of ... read more
  • Posted at 7:20 AM
    FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - April 28, 2016) - It is estimated that more than 72,000 people in the United States will be diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin's Lymphomas (NHL) in 2016[1]. The sixth leading cancer diagnosis in U.S. men and women[2], NHL has more than 30 sub-types, each featuring unique treatment choices and challenges.[3]To further educate people with Non-Hodgkin's Lymphomas (NHL) and empower them to make informed treatment decisions for their ... read more
  • Posted at 7:13 AM
    On Tuesday May 10th, Footage Foundation begins a 10 day campaign with the release of a short documentary about its Girl-talk-Girl program (Mobile Digital Storytelling and Gender-based Violence from New York to St. Petersburg, Russia). Through Footage's website and its platform on CauseVox, the campaign will raise awareness of the power of storytelling, connection, and empathy in ending violence against women, and will call for action to support the expansion of Girl-talk-Girl to more communities, including refugees in Europe. Backed ... read more
  • Posted at 7:04 AM
    Inova Fairfax Medical Campus and the Inova Neuroscience Institute announced today their purchase of Synaptive Medical’s BrightMatterTM Surgical Solution. They are among one of the few hospitals in the US, and the first hospital in the Mid-Atlantic region, to invest in this groundbreaking technology. ... read more
  • Posted at 7:03 AM
    A dramatic sunrise in a remote location at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area in Utah is the grand prize winner of the 2015 Share the Experience photo contest, hosted by the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, ACTIVE Network® and Celestron. This winning picture captured by Yang Lu of El Segundo, CA will be featured on the annual Federal Recreational Lands Pass. Experience the interactive Multimedia News Release here: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7588552-national-parks-share-the-experience/ http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7588552-national-parks-share-the-experience/image/glen-canyon-national-recreation-area-1-HR.jpg This annual contest encourages amateur photographers to share ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    TOTOWA, NJ--(Marketwired - April 28, 2016) - Don't stop your spring cleaning by decluttering your closets and attic. Your local Totowa dentist wants you to rummage through your dental drawer and part with old toothbrushes. Dr. Lawrence Kaplan, who operates Dental 2000, is offering a special spring cleaning deal and giving away a free teeth-whitening treatment to one lucky individual. For community members who bring in their old, frayed manual ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Astellas today announced the appointment of Rodrigo Fernandez to Executive Director, International Business with responsibility for managing Astellas' business in Latin America outside of Brazil. He is based at Astellas' headquarters for the Americas in Northbrook and reports to Percival Barretto-Ko, senior vice president, International Operations. https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20160426/360135 "With a population of more than 600 million people facing numerous unmet clinical needs, Latin America is a critical area for Astellas," said Barretto-Ko. "Rodrigo's deep experience in this region, approach to collaboration ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Onlinecarinsuranceinfo.com has been updated with a new search engine that provides free car insurance quotes faster. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160426/359885 Finding the right auto insurance plan takes comparing multiple quotes. Without an efficient process in place, this can take a lot of time. Drivers can now review multiple policies in just a few minutes, without having to pay any fees. A professional brokerage website has been updated with a new search engine that is able to get quotes faster. How ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Penton's IoT Institute, a new online community, live events and research brand focused on the rapidly-growing world of the Internet of Things (IoT), and the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council are collaborating on a joint discovery project around the impact of connectedness by the industrial IoT. https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20160427/360710LOGO Leveraging Penton's audience of 10 million IoT decision makers reaching all of its 14 vertical markets and the CMO Council's global network of 10,000+ marketing members, the combined research will cover: -- ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Kevin Mitnick, the world's most famous hacker, will reveal the latest threats to prove the importance of cyber security at the largest East Coast advanced manufacturing event this June. As manufacturing and mobile health rely increasingly on machine-to-machine communications and the Internet of Things to power connected devices, security has become a top priority across the industry. https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20160427/360908 Mitnick will deliver a keynote address for an expected 11,000 attendees of UBM America's East Coast advanced manufacturing event held June 14-16 at the ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    The Rockefeller Foundation today announced Insight Dialogues, a live event and digital content series focused on sparking global conversations and action around the most pressing issues of our time. The new series will facilitate an exchange of ideas and inform the Foundation's ongoing work to improve the lives of poor and vulnerable people around the world. As the official media collaborator of Insight Dialogues, The Huffington Post will work with The Rockefeller Foundation to share highlights and learnings from the dialogues ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    The McKesson Specialty Health iKnowMed℠ electronic health record platform earned top ratings in several key performance areas in the prestigious KLAS Performance Report, Oncology 2016: Navigating The Oncology IT Road Map, confirming that iKnowMed is a top oncology-specific EHR choice ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Security On-Demand, a leading provider of advanced managed security services announces a partnership with CounterTack to offer 'Advanced Threat Protection for Endpoints.' This fully managed service delivers visibility and tamper-resistant behavioral detection to customers to track malicious activity in endpoint environments, ultimately accelerating detection and reducing security investigation cycles. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150119/170033LOGO The Advanced Threat Protection for Endpoint service leverages the continuous monitoring and threat response capabilities from CounterTack to ensure customers have: -- Continuous visibility into endpoint threats ... read more