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2012-03-23 06:22:28

SAN ANTONIO, March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- San Antonio pediatrician Dr. Brooks Hagee treats infants and talks to their families about a myriad of medical issues. But in addition to being a pediatrician, Hagee is also mother to 20-month-old daughter Caroline. When Caroline was five weeks old, Hagee noticed her daughter had flatness in the back of her head, her forehead bulged out and one side of her face seemed fuller than the other. (Photo:...

2010-12-04 00:00:38

RSLSteeper, one of the UK's leading providers of clinically effective prosthetics and orthotics services, has launched STAR@Steeperclinic, a new service based in Leeds designed specifically to help treat babies suffering from head shape abnormalities such as deformational plagiocephaly (flat head syndrome). (PRWeb UK) December 2, 2010 RSLSteeper, one of the UK's leading providers of clinically effective prosthetics and orthotics services, has launched STAR@Steeperclinic, a new service...

2010-06-16 13:09:00

SAN ANTONIO, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The STAR Cranial Center of Excellence, a specialized provider of treatment for infants with plagiocephaly and other head shape abnormalities, recently opened a new location in San Antonio. The Center currently also has offices in the Baltimore, Dallas and Orlando areas, and has treated thousands of infants with STARband® cranial remolding orthoses, also commonly referred to as cranial helmets or headbands. The new San Antonio...

2009-09-10 08:00:00

DALLAS, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Orthomerica Products Inc. is taking its high tech treatment for cranial remolding on the road with the company's new Mobile STAR Cranial Center of Excellence, a vehicle equipped with the company's STARscanner -- a head shape scanning system that scans a child's head in less than two seconds. The vehicle's scanner can be easily moved for use in satellite clinics wherever the unit travels, and the van is also equipped with the necessary tools to make...

2009-07-28 07:00:00

MAITLAND, Fla., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The STAR Cranial Center of Excellence, a specialized provider of treatment for infants with plagiocephaly and other head shape abnormalities, opened a third location on June 1, 2009 in Maitland, Florida. The Center currently also has offices in the Baltimore and Dallas areas, and has treated thousands of infants with STARband(R) cranial remolding orthoses, also commonly referred to as a cranial helmets or headbands. The new Maitland location will...

2009-05-21 10:15:00

New York City infant benefits from cutting-edge treatment NEW YORK, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Infant Mary Caulfield spent too much time laying on her back in a crib while in foster care in Guatemala before being welcomed into the New York City home of Bruce and Cathy Caulfield. As a result, Mary developed plagiocephaly, a flattening of the back or side of the head caused by resting for prolonged periods in one position. Stuart Weiner, CPO, a specialist at Cranial Remolding Center evaluated...

2009-05-21 10:00:00

Morris Plains infant benefits from cutting-edge treatment MORRISTOWN, N.J., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- When Grace Helmer of Morris Plains was four months old, her parents discovered her head was becoming very flat on one side. When the problem hadn't corrected by Grace's six-month checkup, her pediatrician referred Grace to a neurosurgeon who diagnosed her with plagiocephaly. Plagiocephaly can develop as a result of babies resting for prolonged periods in one position in an infant carrier or...

2008-11-06 09:00:19

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (Nasdaq:GILT) today announced it has been chosen by a major international cellular operator to deploy a SkyAbis GSM cellular backhaul network in Bolivia. The new network, based on Gilat's SkyEdge II platform, enables the extension of network coverage to remote regions of the country where cellular connectivity was previously unavailable due to economic constraints. Following the successful deployment of the initial phase of the new network which provides...

2008-10-22 09:00:31

Spacenet Inc., one of the world's largest providers of broadband satellite networks, announced today that it has increased the speed of its commercial grade Connexstar Performance Series service to include a 5Mbps (mega bit per second) option -- making it among the fastest pre-packaged satellite communications solutions available. The service also comes with the industry's only Minimum Assured Speed, providing customers with a performance guarantee not provided by other satellite services....

2008-10-08 09:00:36

Spacenet Inc., one of the world's leading providers of satellite networking services, announced today that it has expanded coverage for its commercial grade Connexstar(TM) service to include select countries across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Responding to a growing demand from US-based organizations with operations abroad, the new Connexstar(TM) International Satellite Services will connect remote overseas locations via satellite directly to a secure teleport facility in the United...