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2014-04-16 08:32:54

ORANGE, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shalini Shah MD, director of pediatric pain management in the UC Irvine Health Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care, is the only specialist in Southern California fellowship-trained to treat children suffering from chronic pain. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140415/74156 Shah provides much needed relief to children facing cancer in need of interventional pain treatment and palliative care at the...

2014-04-16 08:28:08

SAN MARCOS, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- www.csupalliativecare.org, Wednesday, April 16(th) is National Healthcare Decisions Day and the California State University Institute for Palliative Care (Institute) in conjunction with the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency, Aging & Independence Services, and Caregiver Coalition of San Diego are making the Caregiver's Handbook available at no charge on the Institute's website. This 35-page booklet is designed to...

2014-04-14 23:12:21

Natalie Strand, MD joins Freedom Pain Hospital as the Medical Director and Director of Public Relations. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Freedom Pain Hospital in Scottsdale, Arizona, is excited to announce Natalie Strand, M.D. has joined the medical team as the Medical Director and Director of Public Relations. Dr. Strand brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise in chronic pain management to Freedom Pain Hospital. “We are thrilled that Dr. Strand will be joining our team, and...

2014-04-11 23:23:58

Hope Palliative & Hospice Care announces the appointment of Maria Isabel Turtogo-Sacay, RN as Administrator, Angela Click, CNA as Assistant Administrator and Alex Roshko, RN as Director of Clinical Services. Palatine, IL (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Hope Palliative & Hospice Care proudly announced the appointment of 3 new leaders in their Administration. The hospice group cites partnership and new initiatives to be the driving force behind the recent change. “This change will bring...

2014-04-11 23:22:38

Fran Smith and Sheila Himmel, journalists and authors of the recent Changing the Way We Die, were featured on Utne Reader for their insight into hospice care. (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Fran Smith and Sheila Himmel, journalists who examined what hospice care really means, and how little people actually know about it in Changing the Way We Die: Compassionate End-of-Life Care and the Hospice Movement, share the experiences of people who have gone through it, alongside the history of the...

2014-04-10 12:28:33

Support Provided to More Than 1,000 Students, Teachers, School Staff and Parents Each Year CLEVELAND, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hospice of the Western Reserve announced today that it has received continued grant funding of its School Crisis Response Program from the Ridgecliff Foundation ($25,000) and the Pentair Foundation ($1,325) in 2014. Both foundations have provided annual support since 2007, enabling the experienced counselors of the nonprofit agency's...

2014-04-09 23:01:16

The Hospice Savannah Art Gallery will host a reception for artist Stephen Darr from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m on Thursday, April 24. Savannah, GA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 The Hospice Savannah Art Gallery is proud to announce an upcoming reception that will be held for artist Stephen Darr from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m on Thursday, April 24. The show, “Moving off the Grid: Acrylic Abstractions in Color and Line,” is said to be a “vibrant feast for the eye.” Stephen Darr is an emerging painter who...

2014-04-08 23:32:35

Texas Pain Relief Group (TPRG) announces the release of its smart phone App. The App can be downloaded at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/tprg-scheduling/id848139038?mt=8&uo=4. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Texas Pain Relief Group announces the release of its smart phone App. The app can be downloaded at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/tprg-scheduling/id848139038?mt=8&uo=4. Texas Pain Relief Group is an Interventional Pain Management Practice that seeks to provide relief...

2014-04-08 16:23:07

William L. Weigel, M.D., joins Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists SPOKANE, Wash., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. William L. Weigel has joined the expert team of doctors at Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists in Spokane. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140408/LA00788 Dr. Weigel specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of spine conditions utilizing advanced spine pain management techniques. A native of Beatrice, Neb., Dr. Weigel graduated from the University of Nebraska...

2014-04-08 12:31:56

New Partnership Extends the National Representation of Focused Pain Relief Transdermal Compounded Medications VICTOR, N.Y., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FPR Specialty Pharmacy, developer of Focused Pain Relief--customized transdermal compounded medications for pain and inflammation--announced today that the company has entered into a partnership with RS Medical of Vancouver, Wash. In this partnership, RS Medical will be providing services to educate and support physicians in their...