Military personnel

Eisenhower Health One of Only FIVE Hospitals Nationwide to add Fourth Mako Robot for Orthopedic Surgery

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 6:49pm

For some patients, this can mean less soft tissue damage; for others, greater bone preservation," says Erik Schnaser, MD, Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, Eisenhower Desert Orthopedic Center.

Key Points: 
  • For some patients, this can mean less soft tissue damage; for others, greater bone preservation," says Erik Schnaser, MD, Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, Eisenhower Desert Orthopedic Center.
  • "To have a fourth Mako robot for an institution of this size is truly remarkable, and a testament to the support the hospital receives from our generous community.
  • Mako SmartRoboticsTM for Total Hip is a treatment option for adults who suffer from degenerative joint disease of the hip.
  • Eisenhower Health is a not-for-profit, comprehensive health care institution that includes the 463-bed Eisenhower Hospital, the Barbara Sinatra Children's Center at Eisenhower and the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower.

Message to Canadians from the Administrator

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 9:39pm

OTTAWA, ON, July 20, 2021 /CNW/ - Dear Canadians,

Key Points: 
  • As my tenure draws to a close, I wanted to share with you what I have learned and gained from my experience.
  • On any given day, this means signing official documents, Orders in Council, letters to Heads of State and more.
  • I likewise had the privilege of honouring Canadians for lifetime achievements, for bravery, as well as for their talents and contributions to society.
  • I performed my duty as Administrator with great pride.

Dr. Jay's Naturals Selects The Birdwell Foundation For PTSD As Primary Charity Recipient

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 11:32am

HOUSTON, July 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Mr. Gene Birdwell, majority stockholder of Dr. Jay's Naturals, announces adoption of the Birdwell Foundation for PTSD as the charitable recipient of 20% of profits from Dr. Jay's proprietary products.

Key Points: 
  • HOUSTON, July 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Mr. Gene Birdwell, majority stockholder of Dr. Jay's Naturals, announces adoption of the Birdwell Foundation for PTSD as the charitable recipient of 20% of profits from Dr. Jay's proprietary products.
  • Dr. Jay's Naturals would like to inspire other businesses and individuals to support the Birdwell Foundation for PTSD 's work on behalf of those suffering PTSD and related illnesses.
  • Helping Birdwell reach, serve and help restore more veterans and first responders is consistent with the mission of Dr. Jay's Naturals ( https://drjaysnaturals.com ).
  • Even more PTSD suffers can be reached if more companies and product lines follow suit and support the Foundation.

Veterans 5-9 to Host Inaugural Charity Golf Tournament

Monday, July 19, 2021 - 4:00pm

Veterans 5-9 is the solution to the many Veterans in a crisis who can not get the resources or solutions they need as other Veterans organizations are closed during nighttime and weekend hours.

Key Points: 
  • Veterans 5-9 is the solution to the many Veterans in a crisis who can not get the resources or solutions they need as other Veterans organizations are closed during nighttime and weekend hours.
  • Veterans 5-9 can stabilize the Veteran in crisis and provide immediate short-term and long-term solutions.
  • It is with this spirit Veterans 5-9 is announcing the Warrior Classic Golf Tournament.
  • The inaugural golf tournament will be played on Saturday, August 28th in 2021, hosted at Superstitions Springs Golf Course in Mesa, Arizona.

Birdwell Foundation For PTSD Partners With Matthew Marin To Reduce Veteran And First Responder Suicide

Monday, July 19, 2021 - 11:35am

"Silent Screams" helps Miami and Houston Police Officers and families understand PTSD and get help before it's too late.

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  • "Silent Screams" helps Miami and Houston Police Officers and families understand PTSD and get help before it's too late.
  • An officer will receive the book, a tool for them and their families to spot red flags in themselves and co-workers.
  • Suicide and divorce rates are at an all-time high within first responders, frequently stemming from PTSD symptoms.
  • Help the Birdwell Foundation for PTSD combat suicide and educate the nation's heroes who serve selflessly every day.

Birdwell Foundation Is Opening Camp Valor In Texas For Veterans And First Responders With PTSD

Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 6:22pm

HOUSTON, July 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Birdwell Foundation for PTSD announces the opening this summer of Camp Valor in Conroe, Texas for Veterans and First Responders recovering from PTSD and addictions.

Key Points: 
  • HOUSTON, July 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Birdwell Foundation for PTSD announces the opening this summer of Camp Valor in Conroe, Texas for Veterans and First Responders recovering from PTSD and addictions.
  • The Camp currently provides a two-story brick home with beds for 16 people, large country kitchen and two fireplaces, a saltwater pool, and two barns.
  • Stay informed and see the current Wish List of items to complete Camp set-up on the "Friends of Camp Valor" Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/BirdwellFoundationCampValor .
  • The Birdwell Foundation for PTSD ( www.BirdwellFoundation.org ) is a Houston, Texas-based non-profit organization serving Veterans and First Responders suffering from PTSD and related illnesses.

Media Advisory: Governor Polis, Speaker Garnett to Dedicate Memorial Statue of Colorado General & State Hero Maurice Rose

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 2:55pm

State and local Colorado media are invited to join Colorado officials at a dedication ceremony of Colorado General Maurice Roses memorial statue.

Key Points: 
  • State and local Colorado media are invited to join Colorado officials at a dedication ceremony of Colorado General Maurice Roses memorial statue.
  • WHAT: A 10 ft bronze statue to honor Colorados 2-star General Maurice Rose, became a reality due to the support of Colorado Speaker of the House Alec Garnett, Senate President Leroy Garcia, Representative Patrick Neville, and Senator Jerry Sonnenberg.
  • HJR21-1012 , the Resolution to approve the installation of the statue on Capitol grounds, kicks off the effort to build, erect, and maintain the memorial of General Rose.
  • For more information: Please contact Paul Shamon (303.757.0399, paul.shamon@comcast.net ) and visit the official website of the General Rose monument at RoseMonument.org .

Project Lifeline for Sports receives $11,000 in grants to support young athletes, teams, and coaches

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 12:00pm

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Seattle area tech startup, Performulus, Inc., has been awarded $11,000 in grants in support of their 501(c)(3) Project Lifeline for Sports program.

Key Points: 
  • KIRKLAND, Wash., July 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Seattle area tech startup, Performulus, Inc., has been awarded $11,000 in grants in support of their 501(c)(3) Project Lifeline for Sports program.
  • Designed to empower teams and athletes to reach higher levels of success, Performulus' web-based platform drives team connectivity and accountability.
  • The platform enables community both during and off-season, and provides the ability for coaches and teammates to easily check-in with each other.
  • Organizations that would like to support athletes through Project Lifeline for Sports may visit http://www.performulus.com/lifeline for more details.

GrayMatters Health Wins Awards for its Innovative Technology for the Treatment of Mental Disorders

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

The prestigious Nature Spinoff Prize is sponsored by 'Nature,' the world's leading scientificresearch journaland the Merck Group.

Key Points: 
  • The prestigious Nature Spinoff Prize is sponsored by 'Nature,' the world's leading scientificresearch journaland the Merck Group.
  • Oded Kraft,GrayMattersHealthCEOstated, "This series of prestigious awards have establishedGrayMattersHealthin the forefront ofdisruptive technologies in digital healthand hasintroducedour game-changingself-neuromodulationdevice, asan importantenhancementto the traditional treatment paradigmsfor mental disorders."
  • We are currently conducting our summative study in four clinical sites in Israel and the USA,andare excited aboutthe potential toimpactmental health treatment."
  • GrayMatters Health Ltd. is developing innovative digital therapeutics for mental health disorders, initially focusing on PTSD therapy.

American Hop Supplier Partners with K9s For Warriors for their 4th Annual Veterans Blend in Support of Military Heroes

Thursday, July 8, 2021 - 10:19pm

Currently in its 4th year, this hop blend supports and celebrates US military Veterans while collaborating with brewers to create something bigger than beer.

Key Points: 
  • Currently in its 4th year, this hop blend supports and celebrates US military Veterans while collaborating with brewers to create something bigger than beer.
  • A new blend of hops for the Veterans Blend is selected each year by military Veteran brewers across the states.
  • This year, YCH is proud to partner with K9s For Warriors , the largest provider of Service Dogs trained to aid military Veterans in everyday life.
  • www.yakimachief.com
    Determined to end Veteran suicide, K9s For Warriors provides highly-trained Service Dogs to military Veterans suffering from PTSD, traumatic brain injury and/or military sexual trauma.