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Clean Water Here Announces Partnership with 1x.com to Create Global Photography Exhibit Documenting the Need for Safe Drinking Water

07 11 2017

Safe drinking water is one of the most important global challenges of the 21st century. --Lani Dolifka, Clean Water Here DENVER November 07, 2017 Clean Water Here (http://www.cleanwaterhere.org) and 1x.com are partnering to support UN World Water Day by creating a global photography exhibition documenting the current issues surrounding safe drinking water. Submissions are now being sought for the photo exhibit, to be unveiled on March 22, 2018 UN World Water Day. Submissions for eligible photo entries is open through February 28, 2018. To enter your photo submission, visit https://beta.1x.com/cleanwaterhere. Clean Water Here, a global movement started in the U.S., created the world’s largest social media campaign on safe drinking water with more than 750 million social media voices on UN World Water Day 2017 that included celebrity supporters Pitbull, Pink, Bruno Mars, Britney Spears, Maroon 5, Ed Sheeran, Pharrell Williams, Kesha, Sting, Fergie, Ryan Seacrest, Jason Derulo, and...

The Ensign Group Acquires Home Health and Hospice Operations in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

07 11 2017

MISSION VIEJO, Calif., Nov. 07, 2017 -- The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG), the parent company of the Ensign™ group of skilled nursing, rehabilitative care services, home health care, hospice care, medical transportation, and assisted living companies, announced today that a subsidiary of Cornerstone Healthcare, Inc., Ensign’s home health and hospice portfolio subsidiary, acquired the assets of Excell Home Care and Hospice and Excell Private Care Services in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma effective November 1, 2017.   “We are very pleased to announce our entry into the Oklahoma Market,” said Christopher Christensen, Ensign’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “We believe that Ensign’s unique operating model leads to the best outcomes for patients, employees and the communities we serve, and we look forward to making a positive impact in Oklahoma City and throughout the State.”“For two decades Excell has set a high standard for quality home health, hospice, and...

Horizontal Integration Relocates Dallas Office to Support Regional Growth

07 11 2017

DALLAS, Nov. 7, 2017 -- Horizontal Integration (HI), a fully integrated digital and staffing firm offering strategic solutions for Fortune 500 companies, announced the move to a new office space in suburban Dallas, Texas. The new space, located in Addison's Spectrum Center (5080 Spectrum Drive), was chosen to accommodate HI's growing team. Heading up Horizontal Integration's Dallas office are Jason Estes and Don Butler, responsible for the company's regional Digital Agency and Staffing Agency services, respectively. The company launched its Dallas operations in May of 2017 to support its growing client portfolio in the southern United States and has big plans to hire more teammates. "Demand for our services in the region is overwhelmingly strong. We expect to add over 30 teammates in the next year to support client needs, including digital developers, strategists, recruiters and staffing account managers," said Jason Estes, Regional Managing Director, Digital...

Report Manufactures Alarmist Picture on Teacher Absenteeism

07 11 2017

BOULDER, Colo. November 07, 2017 Teacher Absenteeism in Charter and Traditional Public Schools, authored by David Griffith and published by the Fordham Institute, compares average rates of frequent teacher absence for teachers with and without union or union-like contracts in public schools and charter schools. Patricia Hinchey, Professor Emerita of Education at Penn State, reviewed the report and found that it lacks support for its major claims, ignores known discrepancies in data, uses cited resources in highly selective ways, ignores large bodies of contradictory research, and draws unwarranted conclusions. The study focuses on teachers who are absent for more than 10 days in a school year, contending that these higher levels of teacher absence substantively harm students and cost taxpayers billions of dollars. It finds that teachers contractually allowed more absences are absent at the “frequent” level more often than teachers allowed fewer absences. Based on these averages,...

Remodeled Pioneer Landscape Centers in Arizona Showcase Innovative Retail Concept Catering to Homeowners and DIY Enthusiasts

07 11 2017

Grand Re-Opening Celebrations Scheduled at Two Newly Renovated Stores in Phoenix Metropolitan Area on November 11-12 HIGHLANDS RANCH, CO--(Marketwired - Nov 7, 2017) - Pioneer Landscape Centers, remodeling 30 stores in Colorado and Arizona to attract homeowners and DIY enthusiasts, today announced that its locations in Gilbert and Chandler, Arizona have been newly renovated and are hosting grand re-opening celebrations the weekend of November 11-12. During the grand re-opening celebrations, both stores will host local radio personalities from 10 a.m.-noon and a barbeque from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Visitors can enjoy face painting, crafts and special discounts on purchases all weekend. Current and former military personnel will receive additional discounts. Store hours during the grand re-opening weekend are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. "These two expansive and newly remodeled landscape centers in Arizona showcase what we believe is the preeminent and most innovative and consumer-centric retail concept in the...

Nymox Reports on Symposium, Panel Discussion and Podium Presentation on Fexapotide at American Urological Association New York Section Annual Meeting in Havana

07 11 2017

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, N.J., Nov. 07, 2017 -- Nymox Pharmaceutical Corporation (NASDAQ:NYMX) is pleased to report on the two data presentations which were held on Fexapotide Triflutate studies at the Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association, New York Section in Havana, November 6.  The abstract from the presentation is available at [email protected] Podium presentation was given by Dr. Ivan Grunberger MD FACS, Professor of Clinical Urology, Weill Cornell Medical College and Chief of Urology, NYP Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. The paper was entitled “Prospective Randomized Double Blind Phase 3 Long-Term Results of U.S. Studies of Fexapotide Triflutate For BPH.” Co-authors of the Podium presentation were Ronald Tutrone MD FACS of Baltimore MD, Mitchell Efros MD FACS of Garden City NY,  Mohammed Bidair MD of San Diego CA, James Bailen MD FACS of Louisville KY, Franklin Gaylis MD FACS of San Diego CA, Barton Wachs MD of Long Beach CA, Richard Levin MD FACS of Baltimore...

Pangea Mortgage Capital Closes Two Recent Deals

07 11 2017

Pangea Mortgage Capital funds two deals comprising of property in California, Colorado, and Illinois. Chicago, IL, November 07, 2017 -- Pangea Mortgage Capital (“PMC”), a nationwide commercial lender headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, announced its recent closings of two deals totaling $7.8 million in loan proceeds across three properties located in California, Colorado, and Illinois.PMC worked with experienced real estate professionals to provide up to $6.8 million in financing on a Southern California office / flex space building. The loan was structured to provide the borrower with operating and interest reserves for a six-month period leading up to a new tenant moving in.In Illinois, PMC entered into a purchase and sale agreement for a multifamily building on the north side of Chicago. PMC simultaneously provided the client with a near $1.0 million loan collateralized by property in Colorado that enabled the client to enter into the Illinois purchase agreement.“We’re very...

Epiphany Ai Creates an Advertising & Publishing Platform Designed with Automated Intelligence in Mind

07 11 2017

Epiphany Ai has released a super easy to use platform for Advertisers and Publishers who are looking for end-to-end solution to safely purchase and sell inventory in the display and video advertising marketplace. Denver, CO, November 07, 2017 -- Epiphany Ai’s unique end-to-end platform uses advanced algorithms and data science to add automated intelligence to the management process of display and video advertising.“As the advertising and marketing industries continue to collide and consolidate,” said Brian Allen, Epiphany Ai’s chief strategy officer, “a need has been created for a simple end-to-end platform for advertisers, and digital broadcasters, content creators, and publishers.”For advertisers, Epiphany Ai allows access to filtered inventory through real-time bids, VAST/VPAID compliant tags, or by directly interacting with content creators. The platform also supports industry standard tools including Campaign and Audience managers, and a supply side Exchange. By allowing...

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Announces 2017 Moore Inventor Fellows

07 11 2017

PALO ALTO, Calif.--Advances in pharmaceutical efficacy, solar cells and power conversion devices are just a few of the goals driving the five scientist-inventors selected as this year’s Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Moore Inventor Fellows. Today, the foundation announced its 2017 cohort of scientist-inventors for their inventions in scientific research, environmental conservation and patient care. Our co-founder, Gordon Moore, who also co-founded Intel, had a passion for science and a penchant for inventing that helped fuel the digital revolution. It was his purpose and drive that provided part of the deep history of science and invention at the core of Silicon Valley. In this same spirit, Moore Inventor Fellows seeks to support early-career scientist-inventors who are working on unique and groundbreaking projects. The fellowship gives these outstanding individuals the freedom and support they need to do their work, and help nurture them on their journey. “Embodying Gordon Moore’s...

New HeyDoctor App Offers Low-Cost Medical Treatment and Prescriptions via Text

07 11 2017

Both wanted to find a way, as Rohit puts it, “to make healthcare suck less.” Dr. Levy noted how “so much time is wasted in traditional healthcare. I’ve had patients sit for hours in a waiting room for basic issues that required only a couple of minutes. I knew there had to be a better way to connect SAN FRANCISCO November 07, 2017 HeyDoctor (http://www.heydoctor.co) today announced the launch of its revolutionary new app that allows its doctors to prescribe low-cost treatment over text in minutes. HeyDoctor can care for many common ailments for a fraction of the cost of an office visit. HeyDoctor is the first telemedicine app on the market to offer broad primary care without the hassle of video conferencing. This allows HeyDoctor to offer care at over 50% lower cost than leading online competitors. Currently, HeyDoctor’s services include birth control, STD testing, and treatment for UTIs, acne, tobacco addiction, cold sores, and more. Treatment is available regardless...

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