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NewYork-Presbyterian Launches Health Matters, an Online Destination for Health and Wellness News, Features and Insights

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 09:29:09 EST

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - March 01, 2017) - NewYork-Presbyterian has launched Health Matters, a dynamic, new online platform created to share stories of science, care and wellness that are happening every day at one of the nation's most comprehensive healthcare delivery networks. Health Matters will cover every area of medicine and offer insight from some the country's leading healthcare experts.

Vitality Biopharma Looks to Improve Cannabinoid Compounds -- CEO Interview with CFN Media

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 09:00:00 EST

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - Mar 1, 2017) - CFN Media Group, the leading creative agency and digital media network dedicated to legal cannabis, announces the publication of an article and video interview discussing the innovative work of Vitality Biopharma (OTCQB: VBIO).

Breathtec Biomedical Provides Corporate Overview

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 08:00:00 EST

Company provides update of events and outlook for near term opportunity

Washington, DC Eye Doctor First in Area to Place CyPass Glaucoma Implant

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 07:01:00 EST

Dr. Hylton Mayer of Eye Doctors of Washington was the first glaucoma specialist in the DC metro area to perform the CyPass implant procedure for patients with cataracts

Hillsborough Dentist Becomes Fellow of American Academy of Implant Dentistry

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 07:01:00 EST

Dr. John D. Beckwith recently earned his Fellowship status with the AAID, signifying his advanced skill and expertise with placing dental implants

New Plastic Surgery Statistics Reveal Focus on Face and Fat

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 07:00:00 EST

American Society of Plastic Surgeons Releases Report Showing More Patients Using Their Own Fat to Sculpt

Fuel on the go: Vega Releases Premium Ready-to-Drink Beverage -- Vega(R) Protein+ Shake(1)

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 06:00:00 EST

New Plant-Based Grab-and-Go Shake to Start the Day Strong

RNnetwork Survey Finds Nearly Half of Nurses Considering Leaving the Profession

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 06:00:00 EST

BOCA RATON, FL--(Marketwired - March 01, 2017) - RNnetwork, one of the largest travel nursing companies in the nation, revealed today the results of a national survey. The survey indicates that nearly half of responding nurses (49.8 percent) are considering leaving the profession. These nurses feel overworked and disrespected by their coworkers. Though they contemplate leaving, some nurses are also taking on additional work through travel nursing opportunities to supplement their income.

Doubleview extends the Lisle Zone by 70m to east and 200m to north, with good mineralization

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 04:30:00 EST

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - March 01, 2017) - Doubleview Capital Corp. ("Doubleview") (TSX VENTURE: DBV) is pleased to announce that drill holes H27 and H28 further extend the main Lisle Zone dimensions to 420m (1377 ft) east-west and 520m (1700 feet) north-south. H27 intersected 412.75m at 0.34% Cu Eq., including 256.24m at 0.42% Cu Eq; And H28 intersected 106.85m 0.36% Cu Eq. in a longer mineralized section of 302.5m at 0.24% Cu Eq. (See Table Below).

Elsevier Publishes Practical Handbook to Support Palliative Radiation Oncology

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 04:00:00 EST

Quick reference for busy clinicians is one of three new oncology and cancer research titles

Diet Doc Reveals Dangers Of Original hCG Diet And Offers Doctor-Supervised Weight Loss Alternatives

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 01:00:00 EST

CLARKSBURG, WV--(Marketwired - March 01, 2017) - Losing weight can be a long process and despite the surplus of weight loss programs promising a 'quick fix,' weight loss can be emotionally challenging as well. Many individuals struggle with emotional eating or weight regain even after following a weight loss regimen. This makes consistent, long-term weight loss difficult for most people. Fortunately, even modest weight loss (10% or less) makes a significant difference for obese or overweight people. For individuals consistently struggling with long-term weight loss, medical weight loss programs, doctor-supervised and customized weight loss, and nutritional counseling are also available.

UT MIST Bariatric Surgeon to Speak at Surgical Disruptive Technology Summit in Houston in March

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 17:15:00 EST

Dr. Todd D. Wilson is among the speakers scheduled to discuss modern developments in technology and techniques for everything from general to bariatric surgery at the Houston event

CV Sciences, Inc. to Exhibit its Industry Dominating Hemp-derived CBD Brand, PlusCBD Oil(TM), at Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, CA - March 9-12, 2017

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 15:17:37 EST

Company will be launching new products, hosting an interactive presentation, providing retailer education, and offering giveaways and show specials to natural health retailers attending the show

Nutritional High and Lakeside Minerals Announce Agreement to Build Cultivation Facilities in Colorado and Nevada

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 15:13:09 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb. 28, 2017) - Nutritional High International Inc. ("Nutritional High") (CSE:EAT)(CSE:EAT.CN)(OTCQB:SPLIF)(FRANKFURT:2NU) and Lakeside Minerals Inc. ("Lakeside") (NEX:LAK.H) (together the "Companies" or the "Parties") are pleased to announce that they have entered into a Letter of Intent (the "Letter of Intent") dated February 22, 2017, whereby Lakeside will build medical and adult use cannabis cultivation facilities in Nevada and Colorado ("Proposed Transaction"), in accordance with applicable state law.

Clinical Study Shows Velositol Doubles Power of Protein for Significantly Improved Muscle Protein Synthesis

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 15:11:12 EST

PURCHASE, NY--(Marketwired - Feb 28, 2017) - A new study published in Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition shows the combination of amylopectin and chromium in Nutrition 21's patented ingredient Velositol doubles the muscle protein synthesis (MPS) rate compared to what was seen when using whey protein alone. Velositol increased MPS by 48 percent from baseline when combined with whey protein (6 grams), as compared to a 24 percent increase seen with whey protein alone. The significant increase in MPS, along with a non-significant increase in insulin to help initiate muscle growth, was noted in the study subjects made up of healthy men and women. Blood glucose levels remained in the healthy, normal range.

InteloMed, Inc. to Exhibit Patient Monitoring System for Assessing Dialysis Tolerance at the National Association of Nephrology Technicians Annual Symposium

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 14:25:52 EST

The InteloMed CVInsight(R) Patient Monitoring & Informatics System will be featured at booth 303

Hop-on Subsidiary Re-Medical Seeks Licensing of Cannabis Transdermal Delivery Innovations

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 13:20:09 EST

TEMECULA, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 28, 2017) - Hop-on, Inc. (OTC PINK: HPNN) announced today its subsidiary, Re-Medical, Inc., is setting up distribution of cannabis transdermal patches in legal jurisdictions.

National Council of Jewish Women, Greater Dallas Section Expands Healthy Living Program "Food + Fit = Fun" to Vickery Meadow

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 12:10:10 EST

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - February 28, 2017) - Food + Fit= Fun (FFF) is a bilingual, hands-on nutrition and wellness program created by the National Council of Jewish Women, Greater Dallas Section. FFF has already been integrated into the existing curriculum of the Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) programs in the Dallas, Irving, and Richardson Independent School Districts. On February 3, FFF began in the Vickery Meadow area of Dallas at VMLC (Vickery Meadow Learning Center).

CKO Kickboxing Unites with Spartan 4-0 on a Mission to Achieve

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 12:08:08 EST

HOBOKEN, NJ--(Marketwired - February 28, 2017) - Obstacle Course Races (OCRs) are a growing global trend in today's world. People of all ages, sizes, and backgrounds come together at special locations with prepared terrain and creative obstacles to earn their coveted medals and worldwide rankings. To say these races are a challenge is a true understatement. None-the-less, people travel from all over to compete against others and mostly, to prove to themselves that they have it in them to achieve a goal they once thought was impossible.

AAFA Launches Food Allergy Patient & Family Registry to Propel Patient-Centered Research

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:49:51 EST

The First and Only Patient-Centered Food Allergy Registry Focused on Real-World Experiences to Help Drive the Future of Food Allergy Research

Invivoscribe amplía el menú de la plataforma NGS Ion PGM(TM): Lanza kits adicionales de clonalidad CE-IVD con software de bioinformática y kits RUO con software MRD

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:19:07 EST

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 28, 2017) - Invivoscribe(R) Technologies Inc., una empresa global con más de 20 años de experiencia en soluciones de pruebas de clonalidad y biomarcadores para los campos de oncología, diagnóstico molecular personalizado (personalized molecular diagnostics(R)) y medicina molecular personalizada (personalized molecular medicine(R)), lanzó hoy tres kits adicionales de ensayo de secuenciación de próxima generación (NGS) con marca CE para su uso en el diagnóstico in vitro (IVD) para ayudar en el diagnóstico de las neoplasias de células B. Invivoscribe ha comercializado ahora más de 40 ensayos CE-IVD y paquetes de bioinformática para electroforesis capilar y plataformas NGS y ha anunciado recientemente un acuerdo a largo plazo con Thermo Fisher Scientific para realizar ensayos IVD regulados a través de la FDA en el Ion PGM(TM) Dx System.

More Than 228,000 Youth Impacted by National 'Commit to Health' Campaign in First Three Years

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:12:08 EST

Ongoing initiative provides children with access to healthy foods and physical activity opportunities during out-of-school time

CVS Health Corporation's Executive Vice President and CFO Dave Denton interviewed by Advisor Access

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 10:30:00 EST

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - February 28, 2017) - CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS) is a pharmacy innovation company helping people, businesses, and communities manage health in more affordable, effective ways. The company operates approximately 9,700 retail pharmacies and 1,100 walk-in medical clinics, is a leading pharmacy benefits manager with more than 89 million plan members, operates a dedicated senior pharmacy care business serving more than one million patients per year, and is the leader in the expanding specialty pharmacy business.

First Choice Healthcare Solutions Appoints Dr. Steve Ryland to Lead Major Expansion of Physical/Occupational Therapy Division

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 10:17:43 EST

First Choice PT/OT Centers on Florida's Space Coast to Increase from One to Five in 2017 to Meet Robust Demand from Its Growing Orthopaedic and Spine Medical Practices

Virgin Pulse and Whil Announce Preferred Corporate Wellbeing Partnership

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 09:30:00 EST

Partnership provides Virgin Pulse Users with Free Featured Content from Whil and Easy Access to Whil's Full Suite of Mindfulness Training Programs

BioElectronics Corporation Letter from the President

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 09:21:19 EST

FREDERICK, MD--(Marketwired - Feb 28, 2017) - BioElectronics Corporation (OTC PINK: BIEL)

Rethink the Way We Work at the 2017 Limeade Engage Conference

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 09:00:00 EST

Keynote inspiration from Diana Nyad and Dr. Barry Schwartz

CFN Media Exclusive Interview with OWCP CSO Dr. Yehuda Baruch

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 09:00:00 EST

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - Feb 28, 2017) - CFN Media Group, the leading creative agency and digital media network dedicated to legal cannabis, announces the publication of an article and exclusive interview with Dr. Yehuda Baruch, Chief Science Officer for OWC Pharmaceutical Research Corp. (OTCQB: OWCP). The interview focuses on Dr. Baruch's impressive background in cannabis research, the company's clinical trial program, and the general possibilities for cannabis as a medicine.

NutraFuels Takes a Unique Approach to Corporate Development -- CFN Media

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 09:00:00 EST

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - Feb 28, 2017) - CFN Media Group, the leading creative agency and digital media network dedicated to legal cannabis, announces the publication of an article discussing NutraFuels Corp.'s (OTC PINK: NTFU) recent developments in product lines and sales, as well as its efforts to become a fully-reporting and debt-free public company.

Terra Tech Provides Progress Update on San Leandro, CA Dispensary and Production Facility

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 08:51:34 EST

NEWPORT BEACH, CA--(Marketwired - February 28, 2017) - Terra Tech Corp. (OTCQX: TRTC) ("Terra Tech") or (the "Company"), a vertically integrated cannabis-focused agriculture company, today provided a progress update on its dispensary and production facility in San Leandro, California. The Company announced in October 2016 that its Blüm subsidiary had been granted a license by the City of San Leandro, California, to open a new retail facility.

Paragon Software Systems CEO and President Named 2017 Pro to Know

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 08:45:00 EST

Visionary Leadership Cultivates Company Expansion & Software Enhancements

Consumer Safety Coalition Urges Justice Department Review of Proposed Acquisition of Mead Johnson by Reckitt Benckiser

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 08:30:00 EST

RB's Past Actions Raises Doubts in Preserving Consumer Safety

Tetra Bio-Pharma Begins Clinical Trials -- CFN Media

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 08:30:00 EST

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - Feb 28, 2017) - CFN Media Group ("CannabisFN"), the leading creative agency and digital media network dedicated to legal cannabis, announces publication of an article discussing the initiation of Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc.'s (OTC PINK: GRPOF) (CNSX: TBP) clinical trial in Canada and the company's goals in the United States, especially in light of recent comments by the White House press secretary.

InMeds Bioinformatics Platform Powers Cannabinoid Drug Development -- CFN Media

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 08:30:00 EST

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - Feb 28, 2017) - CFN Media Group ("CannabisFN"), the leading creative agency and digital media network dedicated to legal cannabis, today announced the publication of an article examining InMed Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s (OTCQB: IMLFF) (CSE: IN) innovative bioinformatics platform, its recent licensing deal, and how the platform fits with the rest of the company's initiatives.

Apixio Increases Client Base by 43 Percent; Selects Jim Bradley, Healthcare Industry Leader, as Chairman of the Board

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

Company's Continued Momentum Marks Importance of Risk Adjustment Amidst Changing Healthcare Landscape

Progressive Care Increases Revenue by 22% for January 2017

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwired - February 28, 2017) - Progressive Care Inc. (OTC PINK: RXMD), through its subsidiary Pharmco LLC, a South Florida health services organization and provider of prescription pharmaceuticals specializing in health practice risk management, compounded medications, the sale of anti-retroviral medications and related medication therapy management, and the supply of prescription medications to long term care facilities, announces strong start to 2017.

Roughly 70% of Surveyed Life Science Firms Have Altered Medical Communication Operations Due to Digital Resources

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 07:50:00 EST

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC--(Marketwired - February 28, 2017) - Roughly 70% of life science firms have altered their medical communications with patients in response to newer technologies, such as the Internet and social media, according to a study by industry research firm Cutting Edge Information.

IMI Global Subsidiary of Where Food Comes From, Inc. Receives 2017 National Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Marketer Award

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 07:00:00 EST

CASTLE ROCK, CO--(Marketwired - Feb 28, 2017) - Where Food Comes From, Inc. (d.b.a. IMI Global, Inc.) (OTCQB: WFCF), the most trusted resource for independent, third-party verification of food production practices in North America, today announced its IMI Global subsidiary was presented with the 2017 National Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Marketer award at the 2017 Cattle Industry Annual Convention and National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) Trade Show in Nashville, Tennessee.

Invivoscribe Expands Ion PGM(TM) NGS Platform Menu: Releases Additional CE-IVD Clonality Kits with Bioinformatics Software and RUO Kits with MRD Software

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 06:00:00 EST

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 28, 2017) - Invivoscribe® Technologies Inc., a global company with more than 20 years of experience providing clonality and biomarker test solutions for the fields of oncology, personalized molecular diagnostics® and personalized molecular medicine®, today released three additional CE-marked next-generation sequencing (NGS) assay kits for in vitro diagnostic (IVD) use to assist in the diagnosis of B-cell malignancies. Invivoscribe has now commercialized more than 40 CE-IVD assays and bioinformatics packages for capillary electrophoresis and NGS platforms and has recently announced a long-term agreement with Thermo Fisher Scientific to bring regulated IVD assays through the FDA on the Ion PGMT Dx System.

Invivoscribe Amplia Menu da Plataforma Ion PGM(TM) NGS: Novos Kits de Clonalidade CE-IVD com Software de Bioinformática e Kits RUO com o Software MRD

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 06:00:00 EST

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 28, 2017) - A Invivoscribe(R) Technologies Inc., uma empresa global com mais de 20 anos de experiência com fornecimento de soluções de testes de clonalidade e com biomarcador para as áreas de oncologia, diagnóstico molecular personalizado (personalized molecular diagnostics(R)) e medicina molecular personalizada (personalized molecular medicine(R)), lançou hoje três kits de ensaios de sequência com marcador CE adicional da próxima geração (marked next-generation sequencing - NGS) para uso com diagnóstico in vitro (in vitro diagnostic - IVD) para auxílio com o diagnóstico de magnilidades da célula B. A Invivoscribe já comercializou mais de 40 ensaios e pacotes de bioinformática para plataformas de eletroférese capilar e NGS, e anunciou recentemente a assinatura de um contrato de longo prazo com a Thermo Fisher Scientific para regular os ensaios de IVD no FDA no Sistema Ion PGM(TM) Dx.

Luye Medical Joins Forces With OncoCare To Expand Its Integrated Healthcare Services Platform For Their Patients

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 05:05:43 EST

SINGAPORE--(Marketwired - Feb 28, 2017) - Singapore-based Luye Medical Group has entered into a strategic partnership with OncoCare Cancer Centre furthering its ongoing strategy to make private healthcare services more integrated and available.

Diet Doc Offers Customized Mediterranean Diet, Recently Linked To Pain Reduction For Obese Individuals

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 01:00:00 EST

BOISE, ID--(Marketwired - February 28, 2017) - Obesity rates have been consistently rising for decades and numerous health issues like diabetes and heart disease are linked to the condition. Although a lot remains unknown about the short- and long-term ramifications of obesity, it is also linked to chronic pain. Recent research indicates that eating a Mediterranean diet could decrease the likelihood of an overweight individual experiencing chronic pain. The study discusses the connection between obesity and chronic pain and suggests inflammation as a possible pain-enhancing factor. Therefore, "anti-inflammatory foods including fish, nuts and beans" are recommended "as a key to preventing or reducing that pain. The quality of food we consume, as it turns out, is as crucial as the quantity of it.

Always(R) and Girls on the Run International Launch National Heart & Sole Partnership to Encourage Girls to Keep Playing #LikeAGirl

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 13:00:00 EST

CHARLOTTE, NC--(Marketwired - February 27, 2017) - Girls on the Run International and Always® are teaming up to encourage and support participation in Heart & Sole, a Girls on the Run program for girls in 6th - 8th grade. Heart & Sole creates a positive, structured space for middle school girls to learn about themselves, explore new ideas, cultivate empathy, strengthen connections and develop life skills that will help them as they move through adolescence and beyond. As a national Heart & Sole partner, Always will provide #LikeAGirl branded practice 5K kits to participants, which will help serve as motivation and support as girls complete the 10-week long program. In addition, the partnership will provide educational materials to Heart & Sole coaches and parents to help raise awareness of the important role sports play in building confidence in girls and to provide further education on their role in helping girls to keep playing.

LG Air Purifiers Earn AAFA Certification

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:31:55 EST

LG PuriCare and LG SIGNATURE Line Scientifically Proven to be Better Suited for Asthma and Allergy Sufferers

Nutritional High Announces IR Consultant and Grant of Stock Options

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:20:55 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb. 27, 2017) - Nutritional High International Inc. (the "Company" or "Nutritional High") (CSE:EAT)(OTCQB:SPLIF)(FRANKFURT:2NU) is pleased to announce that it has engaged 360 Aviation Services Inc. ("360") to provide investor relations services pursuant to an investor relations consulting agreement dated February 16th, 2017 (the "Consulting Agreement").

Emblem Corp. Enters into a Memorandum of Understanding with ICC International Cannabis Corp.

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:04:39 EST

PARIS, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb. 27, 2017) -

Medovex Files Form 8K Affirmatively Stating Current Compliance with NASDAQ's Stockholders Equity Requirement

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 10:43:50 EST

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Feb 27, 2017) -  Medovex Corp. (NASDAQ: MDVX), a developer of medical technology products, today announced that on Friday, February 24, 2017, the Company filed a Form 8K with the Securities and Exchange Commission affirmatively stating its current compliance with NASDAQ's stockholder equity requirement.

Health Advance Inc. Announces $7 Million Financing Agreement with GHS Investments

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:47:49 EST

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - Feb 27, 2017) -  Health Advance Inc. (the "Company" or "Health Advance") (OTC PINK: HADV) is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into an Equity Financing Agreement ("Agreement") with GHS Investments LLC, a Nevada limited liability company (Hereinafter referred to as "GHS"). The Agreement allows Health Advance to access up to $7 million in capital over the next 24 months. This financing will also allow the Company to continue its growth through acquisitions and will allow the Company to effectively execute its business plan and growth model.

Advantis Corp. Striking Agreement to Triple Amstercan Packaging Efficiency

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:28:00 EST

NEWPORT BEACH, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 27, 2017) - ADVANTIS CORPORATION (OTC PINK: ADVT) is currently negotiating with N2Pack in order to get a more efficient Amstercan packaging machine. N2Pack is the manufacturer that currently supplies canning equipment for Advantis.

Nutritional High Comments on the Cannabis Industry Landscape and Regulation

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:17:22 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb. 27, 2017) - Nutritional High International Inc. (the "Company" or "Nutritional High") (CSE:EAT)(OTCQB:SPLIF)(FRANKFURT:2NU) wishes to comment on recent statements made by some of the members of US Presidential Administration in regards to US Federal Government's stance on the cannabis industry in the US.

Velano Vascular Receives Third FDA 510(k) Clearance for Innovative PIVO Needle-Free Blood Draw Technology

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

Next generation design enables hospitals to deliver more compassionate, standardized, patient-centered blood draws

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands Announces 2nd Quarter Results

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

Record Receivables and Deferred Revenues of $9.6 Million and $18.5 Million, Respectively, Lead the Quarter

ProPhase Labs Reports Financial Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2016

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

DOYLESTOWN, PA--(Marketwired - February 27, 2017) - ProPhase Labs, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRPH) ( today reported its net sales were $21.0 million for the year ended December 31, 2016 as compared to net sales of $20.6 million for the year ended December 31, 2015. The Company incurred a net loss for the year ended December 31, 2016, of $2.9 million, or $0.17 per share, compared to a net loss of $3.6 million, or $0.22 per share, for the year ended December 31, 2015.

Elsevier Updates Infectious Diseases Reference Aimed at Controlling and Preventing Neglected and Emerging Worldwide Diseases

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 04:00:00 EST

Also publishes five additional immunology, virology and microbiology books

Diet Doc Offers Weight Loss And Weight Maintenance Alternatives To The Dangerous Original hCG Diet

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 01:00:00 EST

PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwired - February 27, 2017) - Even after following a consistent weight loss process and achieving positive results, many obese and overweight individuals experience weight regain. Weight maintenance depends on a variety of factors, including genetics, personal behavior, and the environment. Following a regular diet and reducing daily caloric intake also has a significant effect. Behavioral therapy may be provided to those continuously struggling with weight regain. The stability of body weight can also be increased by avoiding harmful behaviors like emotional eating, late-night snacking, consuming excessive amounts of sugar, binge eating, and relapsing into an inactive lifestyle.

Cannabis Science Announces Update on Proposed DPI Inhalation Device, CBD Infused Pain Patch, and Extends Praise for President Trump's Support of Medical Cannabis, Nationwide

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:06:27 EST

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 24, 2017) - Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC PINK: CBIS), a U.S. company specializing in the development of cannabis-based medicines, is pleased to announce updates on the proposed self-medicating DPI Inhalation Device for Asthma/COPD and our Cannabinoid infused pain patch. The Company is working on the final packaging for the Cannabinoid-based Pain Patches and will roll out to partner dispensaries in the Los Angeles area very soon, joining the existing Cannabis Science product line.

ALGAE DYNAMICS CORP Announces Research Agreement With University of Waterloo to Investigate Use of Cannabis Oil in the Context of Cancer

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:30:00 EST

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - Feb 24, 2017) - ALGAE DYNAMICS CORP (OTCQB: ADYNF) (the "Company"), a development stage company focused on the commercialization of its proprietary BioSilo® cultivation and extraction system for the growth of algae strains for use in the food and health supplement industry, today announced a research agreement with the University of Waterloo to perform fundamental research on cannabis oil and its constituents in the context of the development and treatment of cancers of the colorectum, pancreas, breast and prostate. The Sponsored Research Agreement is entitled "Studies on botanical oils from Algae Dynamics".

MINIMAX to become the hottest selling new oil extract Vapor battery: throw out your old Vape Pen

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:30:00 EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwired - Feb 24, 2017) - VPR Brands, LP (OTC PINK: VPRB) is revolutionizing the market for vaporizer batteries with the launch of the proprietary MINIMAX Key FOB Battery. Small, light, and powerful the minimax looks like a regular car FOB or clicker, but hidden below the lightweight shell is a 500mah battery that runs at an output level of 4 Volts. This minimal sized battery takes discretion and concealment to the max by fitting on a key chain and having a micro USB plug-in to charge, it flies stealth on any bundle of keys. It is the Vapor battery you cannot leave home without and with the capacity that is 2 times what many vapor batteries are it won't need a charge very often. The battery is a push button design with a preheat function for cold days or thick essential oil, has a locking feature and automatic timeout function as well. The small compact and travel-friendly rectangular design battery which has a convenient key ring is destined to become the go-to product for anyone who chooses to vape instead of burn.

InQpharm's bmiSMART Promotes Diversity Within I-REMOVE Ambassador Team

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

bmiSMART Announces the Houston I-REMOVE Brand Ambassadors, a Group of Women Who Expand the Age Range and Ethnic Diversity of the bmiSMART Team

Dr. Nishant Rao of Diet Doc Finds Unexpected Similarities Between the Sirtfood Diet and Doctor-Supervised Weight Loss

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:00:00 EST

CHARLESTON, WV--(Marketwired - February 24, 2017) - The Sirtfood Diet focuses on consuming foods which may interact with a type of protein called, Sirtuins. The primary foods that contain this protein include chocolate, red wine, kale, blueberries, citrus, prawns, and salmon as well as green juices. The diet itself is limited to 1000 calories for each of the first three days, then the diet increases to 1500 calories per day. Dr. Nishant Rao -- Medical Director of Diet Doc's national medical weight loss program advises dieters who are looking to lose weight on the Sirtfood Diet that, "Most of the initial weight loss during the first three days is going to be glycogen weight (stored carbohydrates + water), not actual fat loss." Dr. Rao continues, "Also, there is very little research on the actual impact that these foods have on weight loss when you take their calorie counts out of the equation."

NutraFuels, Inc. (NTFU) Announces Further Steps for Initiation of Clinical Trials with the Company's Product Line of Oral Spray Nutraceuticals

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:30:46 EST

COCONUT CREEK, FL--(Marketwired - February 23, 2017) - NutraFuels, Inc. ("NutraFuels" or "NTFU"), (OTC PINK: NTFU), today announced that the company as part of the implementation of initiation of clinical studies on the company's product line of oral spray nutraceuticals has announced the appointment of Kenneth Duchin, Ph.D. as Vice-President Clinical Development and the agreement with Palm Beach Research to conduct clinical studies.

CloudHealth Genomics Presents their Unique Market Strategy and ImmuneSeq(TM) Panel for both Cancer and Non-Cancer Immunotherapies

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:06:03 EST

BOSTON, MA and SHANGHAI, CHINA--(Marketwired - Feb 23, 2017) - CloudHealth Genomics, Ltd., a leading genomics-based precision medicine solutions provider in China, presented data today on their unique business model, using open and disruptive innovation as a market strategy for precision medicine, wellness and longevity. In addition, data was presented as a by-product of the model, ImmuneSeq panel at the Cambridge Healthtech Institute's Third Annual Commercialization of Molecular Diagnostics, part of the 24th International Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference held in San Francisco, CA. ImmuneSeq is able to monitor immune responses, like T-cell activities for both cancer and non-cancer immunotherapies.

Vancouver Aesthetic Doctor Offers Spring Skincare Tips

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:41:41 EST

Vancouver aesthetic doctor advises changing skincare routine in spring to help stay fresh-faced

Monaghan's drug-free Aerobika(R) device helps reduce the real-world impact of exacerbations in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:24:20 EST

SYRACUSE, NY--(Marketwired - Feb 23, 2017) - Monaghan Medical Corporation (MMC) today announced the publication of a study in Pulmonary Therapy showing that treatment with Monaghan's Aerobika® device can significantly reduce the recurrence of exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in the crucial 30-day period following hospitalization or emergency room visits.1 The study also showed that per-patient cost of exacerbations was significantly lower in the group using the Aerobika® Oscillating Positive Expiratory Pressure (OPEP) device. This study provides the first real-world evidence for the benefits of using the Aerobika® device in reducing exacerbation-related emergency department visits and hospital readmissions.

Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide's Michael Zilligen to speak at the Advertising and Promotion Regulatory Affairs Conference

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:15:42 EST

PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwired - Feb 23, 2017) - Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide (, the health behavior change specialists of Ogilvy & Mather (, and a WPP Health & Wellness company (NASDAQ: WPPGY) (, today announced Michael Zilligen, president of Ogilvy CommonHealth Payer Marketing and Ogilvy Healthworld Payer Marketing, has been selected to speak at the Advertising and Promotion Regulatory Affairs Conference taking place February 23 and 24 in Washington, DC.

XANGO Enjoys Strong Growth, Activity to Start 2017

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:00:00 EST

LEHI, UT--(Marketwired - February 23, 2017) - XANGO, a global wellness and direct sales leader, is joining with its distributors in early 2017 to host product launches and trainings at multiple venues across the world in support of strong, sustained growth that began in the last quarter of 2016.

Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide's Baranello and Vidal Inducted Into the Medical Advertising Hall of Fame's Future Famers Program

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 09:46:54 EST

PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwired - Feb 23, 2017) -  Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide (, the health behavior change specialists of Ogilvy & Mather (, and a WPP Health & Wellness company (NASDAQ: WPPGY) (, today announced Jigna Baranello, VP, account group supervisor, and Ana Maria Vidal, account executive, were both named to the Medical Advertising Hall of Fame's (MAHF) fifth annual Future Famers Program at last night's awards dinner held at the Pierre Hotel in New York City.

Agritek Holdings, Inc. Announces Plans For Additional Cultivation Property With Licenses In Colorado On Heels of Receiving Listing In First Proposed Cannabis Exchange Fund (ETF)

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 09:19:42 EST

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 23, 2017) - Agritek Holdings, Inc. (OTC PINK: AGTK), a leader in compassionate care technology and agricultural solutions for the recreational cannabis industry, today announced that the Company has entered into negotiations to purchase an additional thirty-five (35) acre property located in Pueblo county which has already been approved and received licenses for cultivation. The new property with existing structures will be managed on behalf of Agritek by licensed cultivators with a strong track record within the state. Additional plans for a manufacturing facility and recreational license to work in cooperation with the recently announced and completed purchase of the eighty (80) acre parcel and proposed cannabis farm for the medicinal and recreational sector located in Pueblo, Colorado will also be under the same operational agreement.

Early Birds May Make Healthier Food Choices Than Night Owls

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 09:00:00 EST

New Study First to Link Internal Clock to What and When People Eat

New Jersey Plastic Surgeons Introduce Non-Surgical Facelift Alternative

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 07:01:00 EST

Luis A. Zapiach, MD and John T. Cozzone, MD now offer the Silhouette InstaLift for non-surgical facelifting at their New York Metro area plastic surgery practice

Where Food Comes From, Inc. Reports 2016 Financial Results

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 07:00:00 EST

CASTLE ROCK, CO--(Marketwired - Feb 23, 2017) - Where Food Comes From, Inc. (d.b.a. IMI Global, Inc.) (OTCQB: WFCF)

CannaGrow Holdings Announces the Reduction of Outstanding Common Shares of its Capital Stock

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 06:30:00 EST

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO--(Marketwired - Feb 23, 2017) - CannaGrow Holdings, Inc. (OTC PINK: CGRW) -- a Liaison and Consultant providing turnkey solutions to licensed growers, announces the cancellation of 799,861 shares of common stock reducing the Issued and Outstanding Share Count to 101,273,573. The Float has remained unchanged at 25,762,901 since August of 2014.

Vega(R) Joins Tough Mudder, Inc. as Official Protein Shake Partner for 2017

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 06:00:00 EST

BURNABY, BC--(Marketwired - February 23, 2017) - Vega® announced their 2017 partnership with Tough Mudder at the iconic Muscle Beach in Venice, California, January 12th during Tough Mudder's first-ever training event and obstacle pop-up. Vega will be onsite at Tough Mudder events throughout 2017 as the official protein shake partner for five Tough Mudder and Tough Mudder Half events in the United States between March and October 2017. As the official protein shake partner, Vega will arm participants with delicious plant-based products and educational content to help them take on the signature obstacles and course that Tough Mudder and Tough Mudder Half have to offer.

Diet Doc Reminds Consumers that the hCG Diet is not a Viable Weight Loss Strategy

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 01:00:00 EST

WESTON, WV--(Marketwired - February 23, 2017) - The physicians and researchers at Diet Doc medical weight loss are urging consumers to choose wisely when it comes to weight loss strategies this year. Certain diets are gaining popularity due to an enormous internet presence, which leaves little room for proven, researched based weight loss strategies. This can lead many individuals to make unsafe dietary choices simply because a fad has allegedly produced satisfactory results for other dieters. The hGG diet is a prime example of this. Produced during pregnancy, the human chorionic gonadotropin hormone (hCG) is purported to stimulate weight loss in conjunction with a calorie restrictive diet plan (only 500 calories per day are to be consumed). Supporters claim that HCG injections, drops or tablets target and eliminate long-stored fat reserves within the body. Over the past few years, the marketing and promotion of the hCG diet for weight loss have grown astronomically on the internet and the vast majority of the information on hCG and its corresponding products offered online are designed to confuse and make profit from an unknowing public. The truth, is that the medical industry has never supported the hCG diet. In fact, since its emergence in the 1950s, it still has yet to be deemed effective, or safe by any reputable medical organization.

UPDATE - 2016 Toronto Consumer Choice Award Winners

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:20:48 EST

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - February 22, 2017) - Consumer Choice Award is pleased to present the 2016 Top Service Providers for the Greater Toronto Area in their respective industries. We would like to congratulate all of this year's winners; your dedication to superior service has resonated with the people of the GTA and its surrounding areas.

Laser and Skin Care MedSpa (Formally Laser Derm and Wellness Centre) Receives Gold Partner Recognition from Jane Iredale Makeup For 2017

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:47:44 EST

RED DEER, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Feb. 22, 2017) - Dr. Maureen Bakken of Laser and Skin Care MedSpa, in Red Deer has been recognized by Jane Iredale Makeup for the achievement as a GOLD PARTNER SINCE 2011. Jane Iredale Makeup stated, "Your designation to providing a product line which enhances the life of others through its effectiveness, simplicity and beauty is an example to others."

Présentation de Neptune à la 29e conférence annuelle Growth Stock de ROTH Capital Partners

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:54:58 EST

LAVAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - 22 fév. 2017) - Neptune Technologies & Bioressources inc. (« Neptune » ou la « Société ») (NASDAQ:NEPT)(TSX:NEPT) a annoncé que Jim Hamilton, son président et chef de la direction, donnera une présentation le lundi 13 mars à 14 h 30 (HP) dans le cadre de la 29e conférence annuelle ROTH qui se tiendra au Ritz-Carlton de Laguna Niguel, en Californie. Pour en savoir plus ou pour planifier une rencontre individuelle avec un membre de la direction, veuillez communiquer avec votre représentant ROTH au 1-800-933-6830 ou par courriel à

Neptune to Present at ROTH Capital Partners 29th Annual Growth Stock Conference

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:54:13 EST

LAVAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Feb. 22, 2017) - Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc. ("Neptune" or the "Corporation") (NASDAQ:NEPT)(TSX:NEPT), announced that Jim Hamilton, CEO of the Corporation, will present at the 29th Annual ROTH Conference at the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, CA on Monday, March 13 at 2:30pm PT. For more information about the conference or to schedule a one-on-one meeting with management, please contact your ROTH representative at 1-800-933-6830 or via e-mail

Study Shows Direct Link Between BENEO's Chicory Inulin and Improved Wellbeing

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 11:55:59 EST

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ--(Marketwired - Feb 22, 2017) - For the first time, a new study1 shows that BENEO's prebiotic chicory root fiber, Orafti® Inulin, induces selective changes in the gut's microbiota composition that can be directly linked to improved regularity and wellbeing. The study, conducted by Professor Jeroen Raes, Department of Microbiology and Immunology and Professor Kristin Verbeke, Translational Research in Gastrointestinal Disorders unit at the University of Leuven, Belgium, has been published in the journal Gut and highlights the very selective effect of Orafti® Inulin on the gut microbiota composition2.

U.S. Conference of Mayors to Hold Press Conference Call on Affordable Care Act Repeal

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 11:19:47 EST

Repeal Will Threaten Safety of Low-Income Americans & Put Hospitals in Economic Jeopardy