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From Falling Behind to Leading the Pack, Tutors Help Students Get Back on Track

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Friday, September 30, 2022

Tutors can bridge this gap and -- with remote options available -- they are able to connect with students now more than ever before.

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  • Tutors can bridge this gap and -- with remote options available -- they are able to connect with students now more than ever before.
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    Learn4Life tutor Mariam Thomas works one-on-one to help a student with her assignments at school.
  • In-person tutoring is preferred, but if schools are only offering online tutoring, students should take advantage.
  • Serving more than 47,000 students including full-time and intersession students we help them prepare for a future beyond high school.

Kidney Disease Survivors' Strategies for Resilience and Hope

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

GLENDALE, Calif., Sept. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- For two decades, the Renal Support Network's (RSN) essay contest has provided a unique platform for individuals who have kidney disease to share their stories and connect through writing. The theme of this year's essay contest — "Surviving Tough Times, sharing a strategy that helps cope with kidney disease." — inspired people who have kidney disease to share their experiences and how they learned to cope with the illness. The contest is open to anyone in the United States who has been diagnosed with chronic kidney disease.

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  • The theme of this year's essay contest "Surviving Tough Times, sharing a strategy that helps cope with kidney disease."
  • inspired people who have kidney disease to share their experiences and how they learned to cope with the illness.
  • The contest is open to anyone in the United States who has been diagnosed with chronic kidney disease.
  • These stories are the fuel that drives hope for people who have kidney disease.

Oyster Point Pharma to Present New Scientific Analyses at World Cornea Congress VIII

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oyster Point Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: OYST), (Oyster Point Pharma, or the Company), a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of first-in-class pharmaceutical therapies to treat ophthalmic diseases, today announced it will present new scientific analyses at World Cornea Congress VIII, which is taking place in Chicago, Illinois from September 28-29, 2022.

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  • PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oyster Point Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: OYST), (Oyster Point Pharma, or the Company), a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of first-in-class pharmaceutical therapies to treat ophthalmic diseases, today announced it will present new scientific analyses at World Cornea Congress VIII, which is taking place in Chicago, Illinois from September 28-29, 2022.
  • We are excited to share the results of our study at World Cornea Congress.
  • I am encouraged by the results of our research and look forward to presenting this featured paper presentation at World Cornea Congress.
  • In October 2021, Oyster Point Pharma received FDA-approval for TYRVAYA (varenicline solution) Nasal Spray for the treatment of the signs and symptoms of dry eye disease.

NICKELODEON AND MATTEL DEBUT SNEAK PEEK AND KEY ART FOR MONSTER HIGH, ALL-NEW ANIMATED SERIES PREMIERING FRIDAY, OCT. 28

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Monday, September 26, 2022

BURBANK, Calif., Sept. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Nickelodeon and Mattel today revealed a sneak peek clip and official key art for the original animated series Monster High, which will premiere in the U.S. on Friday, Oct. 28 at 7:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon. The comedy-adventure series following the teenage children of famous monsters will also debut in Canada, the UK and Australia later this year on Nickelodeon and Paramount+, and in additional international territories in 2023.

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  • BURBANK, Calif., Sept. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Nickelodeon and Mattel today revealed a sneak peek clip and official key art for the original animated series Monster High, which will premiere in the U.S. on Friday, Oct. 28 at 7:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon.
  • He wants to be a good father but does not always have the necessary tools for the job.
  • Felicia Day (Mystery Science Theater 3000) as Ghoulia Yelps Curious, clever, and with ultra-fast fingers, Ghoulia is a zombie and the top gamer at Monster High.
  • Valeria Rodriquez (The Valley of Tears) as Spectra Vondergeist This ghostly girl makes up for her translucent appearance by being super chatty.

Encinal Brands™ Salutes Personnel and Workers on National Food Service Employee Day September 25

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Friday, September 23, 2022

GARDEN GROVE, Calif., Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Encinal Brands CEO and founder Ivan Flores remembers when he opened his first Blue Burro® restaurant in Long Beach in 2019. Less than 10 part-time and full-time employees pitched in and assumed multiple roles to help make the location the go-to place for authentic flavors of Tijuana and premium shakes. Today, Encinal Brands LLC is one of the fastest-growing restaurant groups in California and the Southwest with 40 Blue Burro, The Buffalo Spot®, and Tacomasa® restaurants in four states. Like many restauranteurs, Flores has sacrificed blood, sweat, and tears to build a successful franchise legacy, but he is quick to acknowledge the backbone of his business rests on the shoulders of more than 600 hard-working employees.

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  • Today, Encinal Brands LLC is one of the fastest-growing restaurant groups in California and the Southwest with 40 Blue Burro, The Buffalo Spot, and Tacomasarestaurants in four states.
  • "I'm grateful we have been able to witness incredible growth and expansion in just a few short years," said Flores.
  • National Food Service Employee Day is recognized annually on September 25 to honor an estimated 11 million workers in the restaurant industry.
  • Today, Encinal Brands has 40 restaurants in four states with expansion planned throughout 2027.

Science, Tech, and AI Leaders Convene to Launch Kempner Institute

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Friday, September 23, 2022

BOSTON, Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, leadership from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) and Harvard University celebrated the launch of the Kempner Institute for the Study of Natural and Artificial Intelligence at Harvard University with a symposium on Harvard's campus. Speakers included CZI Head of Science Stephen Quake, President of Harvard University Lawrence Bacow, Provost of Harvard University Alan Garber, and Kempner Institute co-directors Bernardo Sabatini and Sham Kakade. The event also included remarks and panels from industry leaders in science, technology, and artificial intelligence, including Bill Gates, Eric Schmidt, Andy Jassy, Daniel Huttenlocher, Sam Altman, Joelle Pineau, Sangeeta Bhatia, and Yann LeCun, among many others.

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  • Speakers included CZI Head of Science Stephen Quake, President of Harvard University Lawrence Bacow, Provost of Harvard University Alan Garber, and Kempner Institute co-directors Bernardo Sabatini and Sham Kakade.
  • The Kempner Institute will seek to better understand the basis of intelligence in natural and artificial systems.
  • The Kempner Institute will study AI systems, including artificial neural networks, to develop both principled theories and a practical understanding of how these systems operate and learn.
  • It will also focus on research topics such as learning and memory, perception and sensation, brain function, and metaplasticity.

Amidst Sky-High Housing Prices and Rising Interest Rates, New Home Buying Report Finds Millennials are Still Eager to Own Homes, 84% Would Co-Buy To Get Into The Market Securely

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

BELLINGHAM, Wash., Sept. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Co-Buying has gained popularity in the past few years but with housing prices at an all-time high, up more than 43% over the last 2 years, and a recession looming, buyers are seeking smaller mortgages, and "house hacking" has quickly become the new norm. Launching today out of beta, Pairadime, a new end-to-end fractional ownership solution on a mission to simplify the co-buying process, conducted a survey of 1000 millennials in the US around their outlook on home buying. It turns out that millennials are looking for smart solutions to achieve their home ownership dreams.

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  • It turns out that millennials are looking for smart solutions to achieve their home ownership dreams.
  • According to the survey only 4% of millennials say they are waiting to buy until they get married.
  • Enter Pairadime, an end-to-end fractional ownership solution that empowers home buyers to unite to co-buy primary residences, vacation homes, and investment properties.
  • It works with both individual real estate agents and entire brokerages, as well as mortgage brokers and lenders on a subscription basis.

Pyrotecnico Partners with Nova Sky Stories to Now Offer Drone Light Shows at Live Events across America

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

NEW CASTLE, Pa., Sept. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Pyrotecnico, a Live Events company, announced today a partnership with Nova Sky Stories to produce drone light shows at major events across North America. 

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  • NEW CASTLE, Pa., Sept. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Pyrotecnico, a Live Events company, announced today a partnership with Nova Sky Stories to produce drone light shows at major events across North America.
  • Pyrotecnico announced a partnership with Nova Sky Stories to produce drone light shows at live events across America.
  • Using fleets of light drones from Nova Sky Stories, Pyrotecnico will now be able to offer drone light shows for existing and new clients across destinations, festivals, communities, sports teams, sporting events, ad agencies, and brands.
  • "Nova Sky Stories drones were developed by pioneers in this industry," says Lucas Van Oostrum, Co-Founder of Nova Sky Stories.

Krystal Biotech Receives Positive Opinion from EMA Pediatric Committee on the Pediatric Investigation Plan for B-VEC for the treatment of Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Krystal Biotech, Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ: KRYS), the leader in redosable gene therapy, announced today that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) Pediatric Committee (PDCO) has adopted a positive opinion on the Pediatric Investigation Plan (PIP) for beremagene geperpavec (B-VEC) for the treatment of dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa.

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  • PITTSBURGH, Sept. 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Krystal Biotech, Inc. (the Company) (NASDAQ: KRYS), the leader in redosable gene therapy, announced today that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) Pediatric Committee (PDCO) has adopted a positive opinion on the Pediatric Investigation Plan (PIP) for beremagene geperpavec (B-VEC) for the treatment of dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa.
  • The positive opinion is based on the B-VEC non-clinical safety program as well as data from the clinical studies conducted in the US that will be included in the upcoming MAA.
  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and EMA have each granted B-VEC orphan drug designation for the treatment of DEB.
  • The FDA has granted B-VEC fast track designation, Regenerative Medicine Advanced Therapy (RMAT) and rare pediatric disease designation for the treatment of DEB.

AXIM® Biotechnologies Signs Exclusive Global Commercialization Agreement With Verséa™ Ophthalmics for Distribution and Sales of Novel Ophthalmic Diagnostics Solutions

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Monday, September 19, 2022

Versa plans to launch IgE and Lactoferrin tests at the upcoming 2022 American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and American Academy of Optometry (AAOPT) conferences.

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  • Versa plans to launch IgE and Lactoferrin tests at the upcoming 2022 American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and American Academy of Optometry (AAOPT) conferences.
  • We are delighted to be selected by AXIM as their exclusive partner for the commercialization of their innovative suite of diagnostic solutions, said Sean Fetcho, CEO and co-founder of Versa.
  • Versa Ophthalmics, LLC, a division of Versa Holdings, Inc. (Versa), is one of the fastest growing U.S. healthcare companies on a mission to revolutionize eye care.
  • It is specialized in the sale and distribution of innovative solutions for the diagnosis, treatment, and management of ocular surface diseases.