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EW’s upcoming Focus Conference offers chance to reconnect

December 3, 2021Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

CLEARWATER BEACH, Fla. – Organizers of this year’s Focus Conference say attendee and exhibitor registrations are trending in the right direction, a sign of excitement for a return to in-person events.  The conference, which takes place Feb. 5-7 at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater Beach, Fla., offers attendees a chance to “reconnect, reset and refresh,” says Nikki Jensen.  “I think something we have all learned from virtual meetings is that virtual...

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How to comfort breast cancer survivors

October 28, 2019Guest Commentary

Based on statistics from the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed form of cancer in American women. Sadly, most of us can identify close friends or family members who have been impacted by breast cancer.While education, early detection, and advances in treatment have helped to decrease death rates since 1989, there is still a very high rate of newly diagnosed patients. This year, it is estimated more than 268,600 new cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed in the...

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EW conference: Time to 'reconnect'

December 21, 2018Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

ST. PETE BEACH, Fla. - Education, networking and football are front and center at this year's Essentially Women's Focus Conference, say event organizers.This year's event marks a welcome return to the first quarter (Feb. 2-4) after being held for the past two years in busy September, says Nikki Jensen, vice president of EW, a division of VGM.“The feedback from members and vendors was the earlier part of the year was better,” she said. “(It's easier for providers to attend) and vendors...

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EW readies for legislation to drop

August 24, 2018Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON - With the end of the August recess in sight, women's health advocates anticipate the House of Representatives and the Senate to quickly introduce a pair of bills that would require Medicare to pay for custom breast forms.“We have our draft legislation and we are actively seeking lead sponsors,” said Nikki Jensen, vice president of Essentially Women, a division of VGM. “We are hoping they drop within the next few weeks and, hopefully, get passed this year.”Similar...

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