Pregnancy

Veru Reports Inducement Grants Under NASDAQ Listing Rule 5635(c)(4)

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

In accordance with NASDAQ Listing Rule 5635(c)(4), the awards were made as a material inducement to the seven employees entry into employment with the Company.

Key Points: 
  • In accordance with NASDAQ Listing Rule 5635(c)(4), the awards were made as a material inducement to the seven employees entry into employment with the Company.
  • Veru is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel medicines for COVID-19 and other viral ARDS-related diseases and oncology.
  • The Company has completed a positive Phase 3 COVID-19 study evaluating sabizabulin in hospitalized moderate to severe COVID-19 patients at high risk for ARDS.
  • A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled Phase 3 COVID-19 clinical trial was conducted in 204 hospitalized COVID-19 patients with moderate to severe COVID at high risk for ARDS and death.

Avera Receives Grant Funding to Improve Future Maternal Outcomes

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

As a highly integrated system, Avera is well-positioned to successfully carry out the aspects of this grant.

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  • As a highly integrated system, Avera is well-positioned to successfully carry out the aspects of this grant.
  • Although rural eastern South Dakota is the initial target service area, expansion in the Avera footprint will be considered in the future.
  • This grant program pairs with a previously awarded grant, the HRSA OB Primary Care Training and Enhancement Community Prevention and Maternal Health Grant that was funded at $2.3 million through June 2026.
  • Were grateful for federal grant funding that is allowing us to develop ways to remove barriers and improve access to care in rural areas.

SuperMouth™, the First Dentist-Invented Mouthcare Systems for Kids, Launches Nationwide

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SuperMouth, the first dentist-invented mouthcare system for kids, launches nationwide today exclusively at SuperMouth.com .

Key Points: 
  • SAN DIEGO, Oct. 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SuperMouth, the first dentist-invented mouthcare system for kids, launches nationwide today exclusively at SuperMouth.com .
  • SuperMouth MouthCare Systems are customized by age, risk potential for cavities, and personal preference conveniently shipped directly to consumers every three months.
  • More than flossing and brushing, the systems include toothpaste, floss products, mouthwashes, mouthsprays, a mouthbrush, accessories, and a system guide.
  • The whole mouth health approach builds lifelong healthy oral care habits that lead to healthier, happier, and more successful kids.

ProgenyHealth Releases New Report on Innovations in Maternity Care Management

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Oct. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- ProgenyHealth, LLC, a leading, tech-enabled women's health company dedicated to Maternity and NICU Care Management, has released a new report highlighting the importance of national "Innovations in Maternity Care Management." As 1 in every 10 babies in the United States continue to be born prematurely, there is an ongoing crisis in maternal health and maternal health equity that healthcare stakeholders must address.

Key Points: 
  • Complications and costs are rising despite the United States spending more per capita than any other country on healthcare.
  • For more information on the "Innovations in Maternity Care Management" findings, including insights on quality improvements and cost savings such as NICU utilization management and payment validation , visit ProgenyHealth.com or click here to view the report.
  • ProgenyHealth is a leading national, tech-enabled women's health company dedicated to Maternity and NICU Care Management.
  • Our industry-leading intelligent platform, Baby Trax, integrates utilization management and case management, while driving payment validation & assurance activities based on clinical data.

Posterity Health, the Only Virtual Male Fertility Center of Excellence, Announces Regional Expansion Into Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Posterity Health , the only virtual male fertility center of excellence that offers personalized care, educational resources, and effective treatments to address male fertility, announces regional expansion into Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas.

Key Points: 
  • Posterity Health , the only virtual male fertility center of excellence that offers personalized care, educational resources, and effective treatments to address male fertility, announces regional expansion into Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas.
  • Posterity Healths mission to bring equity to fertility by providing access to inclusive male fertility care to all couples trying to conceive.
  • The company offers a combination of virtual visits, at-home diagnostics and in-person consults to help assess and improve a males fertility status.
  • Services include male fertility assessments, diagnostic workups, vasectomies and vasectomy reversals, surgical sperm extractions and varicocele repairs, as well as recurrent pregnancy loss consults.

tEQuitable Launches Health Benefits Navigator™ to Ensure Accessing Abortion-Related Employer Benefits is Confidential and Secure for All

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- tEQuitable, a leading provider of confidential employee services, has launched the Health Benefits Navigator™ for businesses seeking to ensure their employees have secure and equitable access to reproductive healthcare.

Key Points: 
  • OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- tEQuitable, a leading provider of confidential employee services, has launched the Health Benefits Navigator for businesses seeking to ensure their employees have secure and equitable access to reproductive healthcare.
  • According to a recent survey , 82% of abortion care assistance requires employees to disclose their needs to their manager.
  • "Filling the abortion care gap requires more than just financial assistance," said Lisa Gelobter, Founder and CEO of tEQuitable.
  • "tEQuitable's Health Benefits Navigator is critical to ensure people with the capacity for pregnancy have access to benefits that protect their privacy and shield the company."

Fresenius Kabi Expands Contrast Agent Portfolio with Launch of Gadoterate Meglumine Injection, USP

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Fresenius Kabi announced today it has launched Gadoterate Meglumine Injection, USP, a bioequivalent and therapeutic equivalent substitute for the contrast agent Dotarem.

Key Points: 
  • Fresenius Kabi announced today it has launched Gadoterate Meglumine Injection, USP, a bioequivalent and therapeutic equivalent substitute for the contrast agent Dotarem.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20221004005162/en/
    Fresenius Kabi Gadoterate Meglumine Injection, USP is an FDA-approved generic for MRI procedures that is fully substitutable for Dotarem.
  • Fresenius Kabi is pleased to expand our contrast agent portfolio and our support for the radiology community with the launch of Gadoterate Meglumine Injection, USP, said John Ducker, president and CEO of Fresenius Kabi USA.
  • Contrast agents are vital to patient diagnosis, and the addition of Fresenius Kabi Gadoterate Meglumine will provide hospitals and clinics across the U.S. with more high-quality choices to support patient care.

American Family Survey Reveals National Views on the American Dream, Inflation, Abortion, and Teaching Race and Gender Identity in Schools

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

The national survey asked 3,000 U.S. adults to share their views on the cultural, family structure and economic problems that confront families, including widely debated issues ranging from abortion, education and inflation, to race and gender identity.

Key Points: 
  • The national survey asked 3,000 U.S. adults to share their views on the cultural, family structure and economic problems that confront families, including widely debated issues ranging from abortion, education and inflation, to race and gender identity.
  • The latest data from our annual American Family Survey continues to show a sharp divide on many issues facing Americans today, said Hal Boyd, executive editor of Deseret News National.
  • For example, two-thirds of Americans surveyed agree on the importance of teaching about racial equality in our schools.
  • Additional survey findings by category include:
    Only 40% Americans say they are better off than their parents were at a similar age.

New Poll from EWTN News and RealClear Opinion Research Finds Likely Catholic Voters Support 15-Week Abortion Ban, Public Funding for Pregnancy Centers

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Monday, October 3, 2022

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- EWTN News and RealClear Opinion Research have partnered to conduct a deep-dive poll on Catholic voters' attitudes and trends ahead of the 2022 midterm elections.

Key Points: 
  • Respondents expressed deep concerns over rising inflation and expressed support for both a 15-week abortion ban and public funding for pregnancy centers across the country.
  • Additionally, a majority of Catholic voters believe neither President Trump nor President Biden should pursue a second term in 2024.
  • 67.4% of Catholic voters support public funding for Pregnancy Resource Centers, where pregnant women can seek help with alternatives to abortion.
  • 59.9% of Catholic voters oppose introducing Critical Race Theory (CRT) into classrooms, compared to 29% of Catholic voters who support it.

Documentary Film Focused on Black Maternal Health Crisis Screened at Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Legislative Conference

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Monday, October 3, 2022

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the Congressional Black Caucus gathered Friday during the 51st Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Legislative Conference to view a new Birthing Justice, a new feature length documentary from Women in the Room Productions focuses on the stark reality for Black mothers who are three to four times more likely to die from pregnancy related causes than white women in the United States. Black infants in the US are two times more likely to die than white infants. Birthing Justice follows the stories of several women and healthcare providers and explores why giving birth is highly dangerous for Black women and their babies. The film highlights bright spots and reasons for celebration as well as the challenges. 

Key Points: 
  • Black infants in the US are two times more likely to die than white infants.
  • Birthing Justice follows the stories of several women and healthcare providers and explores why giving birth is highly dangerous for Black women and their babies.
  • "I introduced the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act to comprehensively address the drivers of adverse maternal health outcomes and save moms' lives.
  • Now, one major factor recognized by experts is the impact of systemic racism and stress on Black women, negatively affecting their birth outcomes.