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Eukanuba™ Returns To The AKC National Championship Dog Show As Companion Events Sponsor

11 12 2017

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IDG Communications Announces Digital Edge 50 Awards Winners to Honor Organizations Excelling at Digital Transformation

11 12 2017

Awards winners will share project insights and receive recognition at IDG's AGENDA18 conference BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - December 11, 2017) - IDG's AGENDA18 conference is excited to announce the 2018 Digital Edge 50 award winners. The award recognizes 50 organizations for digital transformation initiatives with significant, measurable business impact. The 50 winners will be honored onsite at the AGENDA18 conference, March 19-21, 2018, in Miami, Florida. Transforming into a digital business is a key area of focus for organizations, and tech leaders are putting strategies into practice. With more than 250 projects nominated for the 2018 awards, the judging process was extremely competitive. Winning projects used technology to drive business innovation and even launch new business units, both to serve new customer segments through an end-to-end digital experience and to commercialize non-competitive company innovations. Technologies involved include artificial intelligence (AI),...

Alternate Health's Investor Webcast And Presentation Now Available For On-Demand Viewing At VirtualInvestorConferences.com

11 12 2017

SAN ANTONIO, Dec. 11, 2017 -- Alternate Health Corp ("Alternate Health" or the "Company") (CSE:AHG) (OTCQB:AHGIF), an international, vertically-integrated medical cannabis company, today announced that the Dec. 7th investor presentation and webcast from Alternate Health CEO Dr. Michael Murphy is now available for on-demand viewing at VirtualInvestorConferences.com. LINK: https://tinyurl.com/1207postpr Alternate Health's presentation will be available 24/7 for 90 days. Investors and advisors may download shareholder materials from the "virtual trade booth" for the next three weeks. Recent Company Highlights: Receipt of Medicare license approval for Alternate Health Labs Installation of CanaPass software platform is progressing well and should be completed by year-end in National Access Cannabis's 11 Canadian clinics serving 12,000 clients. CanaPass Florida-specific adaption FlorPass has launched in Florida clinics making inroads into other states with additional adaptations. Acquisition...

Great Clips Continues to Support Veterans Through ‘Operation: Fishing Freedom’

11 12 2017

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Great Clips will continue its commitment to supporting veteran causes by renewing its sponsorship of “Operation: Fishing Freedom,” a TV show that is part fishing show, part historical documentary. The show’s second season airs Sunday mornings at 8 a.m. ET/ 7 a.m. CT on Discovery Channel, beginning January 2018. Each episode features veterans sharing the story of their military service, all while enjoying one of the most tranquil pastimes: fishing. Coming off the resounding success of the show’s inaugural season, which premiered on the Sportsman Channel in January 2017, “Operation: Fishing Freedom” joins the Discovery Channel’s Saturday and Sunday morning outdoor programming blocks. The show’s founder, Jay Garstecki and his partner Ben Olson, split co-hosting duties, each taking one veteran on a fishing trip per 30-minute episode. The episodes were filmed during two-day shoots in spring and summer 2017 in Florida, Illinois, Minnesota and Canada. Prior...

Tint World® Opens New Location in Massapequa Park, New York

11 12 2017

MASSAPEQUA PARK, N.Y. , Dec. 11, 2017 -- Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers™, a leading auto accessory and window tinting franchise, has opened a new location in Massapequa Park, New York and will be hosting its grand opening event this Saturday, December 9 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Owned and operated by experienced master auto technician Santiago Rojas, the new Tint World® Massapequa Park store will offer a variety of auto customization services to the community including window film, mobile electronic and stereo upgrades, and even marine styling. Owned and operated by Santiago Rojas, an experienced master auto technician, the store will offer a variety of auto customization services to the community including window film, mobile electronic and stereo upgrades, and even marine styling. Rojas has been in the automotive upgrade and customization business since his teens, and he brings a hands-on management and ownership style to the franchise. He has held various...

Analysis Presented at SABCS Highlights Differences in Clinical Treatment Plans and Expert Recommendations for Metastatic Breast Cancer

11 12 2017

The online tool provides updated expert recommendations based on recent clinical data to help educate clinicians on the optimal care of their patients. - Mohammad Jahanzeb, MD, FACP Reston, Virginia December 11, 2017 Community oncologists showed divergence in treatment approaches for the care of patients with metastatic breast cancer (MBC) compared with expert recommendations, particularly for patients with hormone receptor (HR)–positive/HER2-negative disease, according to an analysis of data captured with an online tool developed by Clinical Care Options (CCO) in collaboration with 5 experts in breast cancer. The analysis was presented by Timothy A. Quill, PhD, at the 40th San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium in San Antonio, Texas. The emergence of novel therapeutic agents and the refinement of current treatment approaches for MBC has changed the care of these patients during the past couple of years. With different therapeutic options and new clinical evidence now available,...

Quotidian Technical Highlights on Selected Healthcare Stocks -- Quidel, PetMed Express, Valeant Pharma, and Aradigm

11 12 2017

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Corporate Educators Convene to Reimagine the Learning Experience

11 12 2017

CHICAGO December 11, 2017 This spring, hundreds of senior learning and development professionals, corporate executives and human capital management experts will convene in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to put workforce education under a different kind of microscope. Attendees at CLO Symposium 2018, hosted by Chief Learning Officer magazine, will be scrutinizing how new technologies like automated intelligence, advances in the study of how people learn and constant access to unlimited information are changing more than just the mechanics of delivering knowledge and skills training to employees. Human Capital Media Inc. (HCM), which publishes Chief Learning Officer magazine, released program details for CLO Symposium 2018, March 26–28 at the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa. The focus of the meeting, according to Mike Prokopeak, HCM vice president and editor in chief, will be “reexamining and reimagining the experience of learning itself — how people learn, when they learn,...

George William Burke, III, MD, FACS, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

11 12 2017

    MIAMI, FL, December 11, 2017 -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present George William Burke, III, MD, FACS, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Burke celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.Dr. Burke graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in biochemistry, magna cum laude, from Harvard College in 1974 and with an MD from the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 1978. He then pursued a surgical residency at the New England Deaconess...

Kura Oncology Reports Positive Phase 2 Study of Tipifarnib in Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia

10 12 2017

– Primary objective met with three objective responses in nine patients with RAS wild-type tumor status (33%), two additional RAS wild-type patients pending best response evaluation –– All nine evaluable patients with RAS wild-type achieved stable disease or better –– Preliminary data presented today at American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting –– More data, including progression-free survival in the RAS wild-type and RAS mutant subsets, expected in 2018 –SAN DIEGO, Dec. 10, 2017 -- Kura Oncology, Inc., (Nasdaq:KURA) a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of precision medicines for oncology, today reported positive, preliminary results from a Phase 2 clinical study of its lead candidate tipifarnib in patients with chronic myelomonocytic leukemia (CMML). The data were presented today at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition in Atlanta. A copy of the poster is now available on the company’s website at www.kuraoncology.com.The...

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