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Newly Published American Gastroenterological Association Clinical Practice Update Supports Esophageal Precancer Screening Using Lucid Diagnostics’ EsoGuard® and EsoCheck® Technologies

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Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 1:25pm

Lucid Diagnostics Inc. (Nasdaq: LUCD) (Lucid), a commercial-stage, cancer prevention medical diagnostics company, and majority-owned subsidiary of PAVmed Inc. (Nasdaq: PAVM, PAVMZ) (PAVmed), today announced that a recently published American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) clinical practice update supports esophageal precancer (Barretts Esophagus, BE) screening to prevent highly lethal esophageal cancer (EAC) utilizing its EsoGuard Esophageal DNA Test (EsoGuard) on samples collected with its EsoCheck Cell Collection Device (EsoCheck).

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  • Lucid Diagnostics Inc. (Nasdaq: LUCD) (Lucid), a commercial-stage, cancer prevention medical diagnostics company, and majority-owned subsidiary of PAVmed Inc. (Nasdaq: PAVM, PAVMZ) (PAVmed), today announced that a recently published American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) clinical practice update supports esophageal precancer (Barretts Esophagus, BE) screening to prevent highly lethal esophageal cancer (EAC) utilizing its EsoGuard Esophageal DNA Test (EsoGuard) on samples collected with its EsoCheck Cell Collection Device (EsoCheck).
  • The clinical practice update entitled AGA Clinical Practice Update on New Technology and Innovation for Surveillance , the first such update since 2011, was recently published online in the journal, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
  • The clinical practice update also significantly expands the target population for esophageal precancer screening, including for EsoGuard and EsoCheck, by recommending, for the first time, screening in at-risk patients without symptoms of reflux.
  • An updated American College of Gastroenterology clinical practice guideline and an American Gastroenterological Association clinical practice update both endorse nonendoscopic biomarker tests as an acceptable alternative to costly and invasive endoscopy for esophageal precancer screening.

American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Clinical Practice Update States That TissueCypher® May Be Beneficial for Risk-Stratification of Patients with Non-Dysplastic Barrett’s Esophagus

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Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 12:00pm

TissueCypher is Castles test for patients with BE that is designed to predict progression to high-grade dysplasia (HGD) and/or esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC), a form of esophageal cancer.

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  • TissueCypher is Castles test for patients with BE that is designed to predict progression to high-grade dysplasia (HGD) and/or esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC), a form of esophageal cancer.
  • The best practice advice article from the AGA, titled AGA Clinical Practice Update on New Technology and Innovation for Surveillance and Screening in Barretts Esophagus: Expert Review, was recently published online in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology and can be viewed here .
  • Based on the published clinical data, the AGA agreed that TissueCypher may be beneficial as part of an improved care pathway for managing patients with BE.
  • The TissueCypher Barretts Esophagus test is Castles precision medicine test designed to predict future development of high-grade dysplasia (HGD) and/or esophageal cancer in patients with Barretts esophagus (BE).

Government Association Endorses Blockchain for Elections

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 7:32am

Declining trust in elections threatens democratic institutions all over the world, and it is imperative we restore it in our democratic institutions.

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  • Declining trust in elections threatens democratic institutions all over the world, and it is imperative we restore it in our democratic institutions.
  • Susan Eustice, Chair of the Government Blockchain Association (GBA) Voting Working Group has a lifetime of experience with elections.
  • Eustice stated, "The same technologies banks use to move trillions of dollars each day can be made private and secure enough for elections by adding blockchain technology."
  • However, there are two reasons why mobile devices and blockchain are typically not used for federal elections:
    - There is a concern that internet-connected systems cannot be made private and secure for elections.

Lucid Diagnostics’ Laboratory Executes Four New Participating Provider Agreements

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 1:25pm

Lucid Diagnostics Inc. (Nasdaq: LUCD) (Lucid, the Company) a commercial-stage, cancer prevention medical diagnostics company, and majority-owned subsidiary of PAVmed Inc. (Nasdaq: PAVM, PAVMZ) (PAVmed), today announced that its wholly-owned CLIA-certified and CAP-accredited laboratory, LucidDx Labs Inc. (LucidDx Labs), has entered into participating provider agreements with preferred provider organizations Prime Healthcare , Three Rivers Provider Network , and Galaxy Health Network (the PPOs), as well as Alivio Health , a specialized diagnostic laboratory network.

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  • Lucid Diagnostics Inc. (Nasdaq: LUCD) (Lucid, the Company) a commercial-stage, cancer prevention medical diagnostics company, and majority-owned subsidiary of PAVmed Inc. (Nasdaq: PAVM, PAVMZ) (PAVmed), today announced that its wholly-owned CLIA-certified and CAP-accredited laboratory, LucidDx Labs Inc. (LucidDx Labs), has entered into participating provider agreements with preferred provider organizations Prime Healthcare , Three Rivers Provider Network , and Galaxy Health Network (the PPOs), as well as Alivio Health , a specialized diagnostic laboratory network.
  • Our talented and expanding market access team will continue to work tirelessly to secure many more such agreements covering millions more lives.
  • Lucid Diagnostics Inc. (Nasdaq: LUCD) is a commercial-stage, cancer prevention medical diagnostics company, and subsidiary of PAVmed Inc. (Nasdaq: PAVM).
  • For more information, please visit www.luciddx.com , follow Lucid on Twitter , and connect with Lucid on LinkedIn .

Argonaut Gold Reaffirms Magino’s Estimated Cost to Completion and Announces US$250 Million Binding Debt Commitment and Proposed Equity Financing to Fully Finance the Magino Construction Project

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Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 12:23pm

TORONTO, June 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Argonaut Gold Inc. (TSX: AR) (the "Company", "Argonaut Gold" or "Argonaut") is pleased to announce today a reaffirmation of the estimated cost to completion of its 100% owned Magino project and a funding package which is expected to fully finance construction of the project.

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  • Larry Radford, President and CEO of Argonaut, commented: "Magino is a long life, low cost mine in an outstanding mining jurisdiction.
  • This debt financing arrangement, along side the proposed equity financing, will put Argonaut Gold in a strong financial position to complete the Magino project and move it forward into production by the end of Q1 2023."
  • The size and terms of the Facilities give Argonaut the flexibility to meet all foreseeable requirements for the near future."
  • The Company anticipates that the debt financing solution together with the equity contribution from the proposed equity financing will fully finance the remaining portion of its Magino project.

Carbon Management Platform nZero Joins Forces with Global Climate Solutions Provider 3Degrees to Offer Comprehensive Net Zero Solutions

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Wednesday, June 15, 2022 - 1:02pm

RENO, Nev. and SAN FRANCISCO, June 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- nZero, the 24/7 carbon management platform that tracks and operationalizes energy, financial and greenhouse gas emissions data to help organizations reach climate change goals, today announced a partnership with 3Degrees, a global renewable energy and climate consulting firm and certified B Corp. Organizations that engage with both services will benefit from this comprehensive partnership that provides accurate emissions data measured on a 24/7 basis and consulting on the best corresponding action to take, helping them to reach their critical net zero goals more efficiently. In addition to their shared customer services, nZero will also leverage the platform for its own emissions footprinting needs, signaling their belief in the important role of accurate emissions data for not only their customers, but their own internal operations, too.

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  • "Accurate, actionable data is the cornerstone of any credible climate strategy," said Scott Martin, Head of Global Commercial Business at 3Degrees.
  • "Each individual organization's journey to achieving their net zero goals requires a collective, diversified set of solutions, said Adam Kramer, CEO of nZero.
  • nZero is a 24/7 climate management platform that gives companies, cities and communities the accurate emissions data they need to reach net zero and make smart decisions that benefit the health of the planet.
  • Together with our customers, 3Degrees helps develop and implement creative solutions that ensure environmental integrity and make good business sense.

EsoCap holds a multidisciplinary advisory board meeting on Barrett’s esophagus

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Tuesday, June 14, 2022 - 8:32am

The EsoCap technology is a potential game changer in the treatment of Barretts esophagus.

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  • The EsoCap technology is a potential game changer in the treatment of Barretts esophagus.
  • The participants in this scientific advisory board meeting included eight distinguished experts from Europe, Switzerland and the USA, all internationally recognized for their expertise in Barretts esophagus.
  • I am highly impressed by the wealth of expertise shared in this meeting, said Dr Werner Tschollar, Chairman of the Board of EsoCap.
  • We are committed to working closely with the experts to advance our development programme in Barretts esophagus with the EsoCap unique topical drug delivery technology.

Vecima Enables Faster, Better Broadband for Roome Telecommunications Subscribers in Oregon

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Thursday, June 9, 2022 - 1:15pm

Vecima Networks Inc. (TSX: VCM) today announced the deployment of its Entra Remote MACPHY solution at Roome Telecommunications, Inc. ("RTI") a local telecommunications service provider in Linn County, Oregon.

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  • Vecima Networks Inc. (TSX: VCM) today announced the deployment of its Entra Remote MACPHY solution at Roome Telecommunications, Inc. ("RTI") a local telecommunications service provider in Linn County, Oregon.
  • Ahead of a July deadline for replacement, RTI and Vecima quickly completed the deployment with no service or business interruption.
  • Remote MACPHY will enable RTI to meet its federal obligation and also give us clear path to offering faster and better broadband in Linn County.
  • Roome Telecommunications, Inc RTI is a rural telecommunications and broadband provider offering service in Linn County, Oregon since 1953.

Nearly One Million Books Coming to TN Homes to Spur Summer Reading and Help "Stop the Slide!" Through First Statewide K-3 Book Delivery Program, Serving 162K Students

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Wednesday, June 8, 2022 - 3:00pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- To combat summer learning loss in Tennessee and support student learning in the home, Governor's Early Literacy Foundation (GELF) today announced the expansion of its K-3 Home Library program to deliver 970,000 books to teachers and students statewide this summer, including every rising first and second grader enrolled in a public school in Tennessee. In collaboration with Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, 162,000 students and teachers will receive a pack of six high-quality, age-appropriate books and literacy resources. The packs will be delivered directly to the homes of participating students and teachers, at no cost to families or school districts.

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  • The packs will be delivered directly to the homes of participating students and teachers, at no cost to families or school districts.
  • This is GELF's third year collaborating with Scholastic to deliver books and resources to students and teachers during the summer.
  • Since 2020, GELF's K-3 Home Library program has placed more than 2.1 million books in the homes of more than 205,000 elementary school students and teachers.
  • "We are honored to help bring the first statewide at-home book delivery program for students and teachers to Tennessee," said James Pond, GELF President.

BBG EXPANDS PRESENCE IN SUN BELT REGION

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Thursday, June 2, 2022 - 3:05pm

DALLAS, June 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- BBG, a leading national due diligence commercial real estate services firm, today announced that it has expanded its presence in the Sun Belt region with the acquisition of Florida and Texas appraisal firms. Terms of the acquisitions were not disclosed.

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  • DALLAS, June 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- BBG, a leading national due diligence commercial real estate services firm, today announced that it has expanded its presence in the Sun Belt region with the acquisition of Florida and Texas appraisal firms.
  • With these acquisitions, BBG has acquired four appraisal firms since the beginning of this year.
  • BBG also named David E. Jones, MSA, EAC, as Senior Managing Director at BBG's Austin office.
  • BBG offers comprehensive due diligence services including valuation, advisory, assessment, desktop evaluation, energy services, cost segregation, zoning, and ALTA surveys.