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Digital Addiction is Affecting Adolescent Brain Development, Mental Health Experts Warn

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Is your child addicted to social media? New research shows that social media could be reprogramming children’s brains—and psychologists warn parents that they need to pay closer attention. “Once a habit like constantly checking social media is formed, it’s difficult for adolescents to self-regulate, so parents may need to step in,” said Dr. Michele Nealon, Psy.D., President of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. The new research focuses on overuse of screen time by adolescents in a three-year neurological study by the University of North Carolina. Results published this month in the Journal of the American Medical Association, show significant changes in the brains of 12 and 13-year-olds who reported habitually checking Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat. An earlier neurobiological study reported in the peer-reviewed journal PLOS One, showed another troubling effect: compulsive adolescent tweeters had widespread and significant decreases of functional connectivity in their brain’s cortico-striatal circuits. According to these studies, social media may alter neurodevelopment, significantly changing the ways in which the adolescent brain responds to its environment. Dr. Nealon said that since the brain undergoes significant structural and functional reorganization during adolescence, habitual checking of social media may further increase the already enhanced activity in the amygdala and insula, creating hyperactive neural responses to the anticipation of more “likes” and social media feedback. “The result is an ever-increasing need for digital social rewards and a reduction of ability to resist urges to check for feedback on social media platforms,” she explained. “This never-ending loop could interfere with school, athletics, friendships and other real world social interactions that are important for normal psychosocial development.” To counter addiction to digital media, Dr. Nealon has recommendations for parents: Limit screen time to under three hours a day, depending on your child’s age and activity level. Set parental controls on social media sites and monitor the content your child is viewing. Facilitate play dates and extracurricular activities to help develop other social skills About The Chicago School of Professional Psychology: Integrating theory with hands-on experience, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology provides education rooted in a commitment to innovation, service, and community for thousands of diverse students across the United States and globally. Founded in 1979, the nonprofit, regionally accredited university now features campuses in iconic locations across the country (Chicago, Southern California, Washington, D.C., New Orleans, Dallas) and online. To spark positive change in the world where it matters most, The Chicago School has continued to expand its educational offerings beyond the field of psychology to offer more than 30 degrees and certificates in the professional fields of health services, education, counseling, business, and more. Through its engaged professional model of education, commitment to diversity and inclusion, and an extensive network of domestic and international professional partnerships, The Chicago School’s students receive real-world training opportunities that reflect their future careers. The Chicago School is proud to be a part of TCS Education System, a nonprofit, integrated system of colleges and universities that works collaboratively to advance student success and community impact. To learn more, visit www.thechicagoschool.edu. Contact Details Vivien Hao +1 323-893-4743 vhao@thechicagoschool.edu

January 31, 2023 11:11 AM Pacific Standard Time

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Kona Gold Beverage, Inc Announces Distribution Agreement with Norman Distribution in Illinois

KONA GOLD BEVERAGE INC.

McapMediaWire -- Kona Gold Beverage, Inc. (OTC: KGKG ), a holding company focused on product development in the better-for-you and functional beverage sector is pleased to announce it has signed a distribution agreement with Illinois based distributor, Norman Distribution. Norman Distribution will distribute the Company's 12oz sparkling and 16oz non-sparkling Ooh La Lemin Lemonades in the greater Chicagoland Area, which includes Cook, Dupage, Lake, Will, Kane, McHenry, Winnebago, Boone, Kendall, Dekalb, and Kankakee counties. Norman Distribution will be a key partner in distributing Ooh La Lemin to key accounts such as Mariano's, Pete's Fresh Market, Woodman's, Butera, and Walmart. Norman Distribution is a Full-Service DSD Distribution Company specializing in "Better-for-you" Snack, Beverage, and Grocery Products. They service thousands of retailers across the Midwest among several classes of trade including Supermarkets, Independent Retailers, Convenience Stores, Drug Chains, Food Service, Hospitality, Fitness, On-Premise accounts, Vending Operators, and many more. As a Direct-Store-Delivery (DSD) distributor, they work with Retailers and Manufacturers to connect consumers to the brands they demand. "I am excited to announce to our stockholders and customers the signing of Norman Distribution, our fourth new distribution partnership this month," stated Robert Clark, CEO of Kona Gold Beverage, Inc. "Norman Distribution will serve a key market in Chicago for us where we already have authorization in the majority of the supermarket chains and where we are currently under served. With Norman's experience and focus on emerging brands, we are confident they will quickly grow our Ooh La Lemin brand in their market." Kona Gold Beverage announced earlier this month it signed distribution agreements with San Francisco based distributor, J&K Distribution and Minnesota based distributors, Dahlheimer Beverage and Michaud Distributing. J&K Distribution will distribute the Company's 16oz non-sparkling and 12oz sparkling Ooh La Lemin Lemonades in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties in California. Dahlheimer Beverage and Michaud will distribute the Company's 16oz non-sparkling and 12oz sparkling Ooh La Lemin Lemonades across the state of Minnesota. For more information regarding Norman Distribution, please visit: https://normandistribution.com/ For more information regarding Kona Gold Beverage, please visit: https://konagoldbeverage.com/ About Kona Gold Beverage, Inc. Kona Gold Beverage, Inc., a Delaware corporation, has created wholly-owned subsidiaries, Kona Gold LLC, HighDrate, LLC, and Gold Leaf Distribution, LLC. Kona Gold, LLC has developed a premium Hemp-Infused Energy Drink line; please visit its website at www.konagoldhemp.com. HighDrate, LLC has developed the beverage industry's first CBD-Infused Energy Water, available in 6 delicious flavors; please visit its website at www.highdrateme.com. Gold Leaf Distribution, LLC was created to fill the Company's distribution needs in markets that it wants to enter quickly; please visit its website at www.goldleafdist.com. Kona Gold Beverage, Inc. recently rebranded its Lemin Lemonade to Ooh La Lemin Lemonade; please visit its website at www.oohlalemin.com. Kona Gold and its family of companies are located on the east coast of Florida in Melbourne and in Greer and Conway South Carolina. Safe Harbor Statement: The information posted in this release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. You can identify these statements by use of the words "may," "will," "should," "plans," "expects," "anticipates," "continue," "estimate," "project," "intend," and similar expressions. The Company may also make written or oral forward-looking statements in its filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, in press releases and other written materials, and in oral statements made by its officers, directors or employees to third parties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate. The Company cautions that these forward-looking statements are further qualified by other factors including, but not limited to, those set forth in the Company's Registration Statement on Form S-1. Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected or anticipated. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, general economic and business conditions, effects of continued geopolitical unrest and regional conflicts, competition, changes in technology and methods of marketing, delays in completing various engineering and manufacturing programs, changes in customer order patterns, changes in product mix, continued success in technological advances and delivering technological innovations, shortages in components, production delays due to performance quality issues with outsourced components, and various other factors beyond the Company's control. The Company does not undertake any obligation to update publicly or to revise any statements in this release, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise. Investor Relations Contact: Robert Clark 844-714-2224 investorrelations@konagoldbeverage.com Contact Details Kona Gold Beverage, Inc. Robert Clark +1 844-714-2224 investorrelations@konagoldbeverage.com

January 31, 2023 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Workforce Study: Is Going Independent the Secret to Getting More Out of Life?

MBO Partners

While the world has seemed in a never ending state of flux, life goals for US workers are surprisingly familiar, according to a new study from MBO Partners. The Life Goals study, released today shows that family time, leading a fulfilling life, and getting the most out of life are most important for traditional workers and independent workers. However, when it comes to meeting those goals, there are differences between independent and traditional workers. Independent workers outperform other workers in many categories but when it comes to being on track for retirement, almost half of workers report being successful compared to 41% of independent workers. “Our State of Independence has found that independents tend to be happier and healthier than their traditionally employed counterparts, but with this new look at Life Goals, it proves that going independent is better for one’s life overall,” said Miles Everson, CEO, MBO Partners. “The Great Realization is unequivocally here, and it’s time for enterprises to really get serious about considering independent professionals in their workforce strategic planning.” The past few years broadly reset many people’s life clocks, and, as a result, better work-life balance, the ability to pursue passions, and even health and wellness are taking center stage as top priorities. The Life Goals research shows that US workers’ top three stated life goals are: spending enough time with their family, leading a fulfilling life, and getting the most out of life. Independent workers report greater success at leading a fulfilling life, 61% versus 54% for traditional workers; leading a fulfilling life, 61% versus 54% for traditional workers and getting the most out of life, 57% compared to 52% of traditional workers. As companies grapple with quiet quitting, return to office and loud layoffs, the Life Goals study delivers insight into what matters to workers beyond benefits and compensation. The top 3 goals have an underlying foundation of time. Companies can support employees' life goals with work policies that give them time to spend with family, pursue passions and get the most out of life. This may mean modifying company culture around off-hours work and communication, adopting flexible schedules, or instituting digital nomad policies. To obtain a copy of the full Life Goals research brief, please visit http://bit.ly/3kMJ9E7 About MBO Partners®​ MBO Partners is a direct sourcing platform that enables enterprises and independents to work efficiently together. Its unmatched experience and industry leadership enable it to operate on the forefront of the independent economy and consistently advance the next way of working. For more information, visit​ ​mbopartners.com. Contact Details Words For Hire for MBO Partners Karen Swim +1 586-461-2103 pr@mbopartners.com Company Website https://mbopartners.com

January 31, 2023 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

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CapitalGainsReport: Sub-Penny Stocks Poised to Pop (RDAR, AITX, MONI, SAPX)

CapitalGainsReport - Market & Financial News Commentary

When it comes to investing in penny stocks and making money, the sub pennies can be a veritable gold mine. Investors witness significant movements in sub-penny stocks every week. When the stock price is that low, even a.001 movement can result in massive gains. What happens over the next week for penny stock traders could present market-moving events that set the tone for the rest of the first quarter. The next Fed meeting, the FOMC press conference, and the January Fed rate decision are additional events that will be in the spotlight in addition to the significant earnings reports and guidance. With that said, here are 4 sub-penny OTC stocks that may be in position to pop. Be sure to put these stocks on your watchlist today. Raadr Inc. (OTC: RDAR) is an innovative software and technology company that offers cutting-edge solutions to identify and stop cyberbullying and cyberharassment on social media platforms. Raadr’s products allow children, parents, school districts, and law enforcement to monitor bullying and other threatening behavior across social media and the metaverse in real time. Using real-time monitoring across all significant social media platforms and the metaverse to report cyberbullying, suicidal thoughts, and threatening behavior, RAADR Parental 2.0, a parental monitoring and student reporting social media application, enables parents to protect children. The business announced updates to its RAADR Parental 2.0 application in a press release on January 24. "We are pleased to announce that after much effort and perseverance on behalf of the entire RAADR development team, we have completed stage one of the RAADR application development and are ready to launch," said Samed Nisar, project manager. The latest Android version of the RAADR app is already available as early access on the Google Play Store for internal beta testers. As of January 24th, the final version of the app will be live for the public. The Apple iOS version of the RAADR app is currently being reviewed by the App Store. The company anticipates that this process will be completed by the end of January and that the app will be available to the general public on IOS shortly after. "This is a huge day for the company and its investors, shareholders, supporters, and believers!" said RDAR CEO Jacob DiMartino. “We are laser-focused on getting our app into the hands of as many parents using Android devices as possible! We are looking forward to getting the IOS approval very soon as well." With 73% of school students believing they have experienced bullying in their lifetime and 44% believing they have experienced bullying in the past 30 days, cyberbullying continues to be a major issue for students, parents, and school administrators. RDAR finally offers a solution for combating the issue of cyberbullying. As pressure from parents, teachers, administrators, and the government continues to grow, cyberbullying is an issue that needs to be addressed. Add RDAR to your watchlist for potential breakouts for 2023. Artificial Intelligence Technology Solutions, Inc. (OTC: AITX) is a global leader in AI-powered enterprise security and productivity solutions. AITX is a pioneer in the delivery of artificial intelligence-based solutions that enable businesses to gain new insights, solve complex problems, and fuel new business ideas. On January 25th, AITX, along with its wholly owned subsidiary, Robotic Assistance Devices, Inc., announced its support for the agreement made between ASIS International and Circadian Risk, Inc., to deliver the security organizations' "Physical Asset Protection Standard" as a SaaS-based assessment within Circadian Risk's Enhanced Solutions Risk Suite. Circadian Risk develops software that enables security experts to proactively lower potential risks to people and property. Their vulnerability assessment tools offer a thorough, in-depth analysis as well as corrective measures for each potential problem. ASIS International is the world's largest membership organization for security management professionals. With hundreds of chapters worldwide, ASIS International is regarded as the best source for learning, networking, standards, and research. Moon Equity Holdings Corp. (OTC: MONI) was created with the focus of acquiring companies in the fintech and crypto industries. The company's goal is to enhance the profitability of these companies, which in turn will increase their shareholder value. The company has created a platform known as BitGift that allows users to send personalized BitGift virtual crypto gift cards. Any recipient of their virtual BitGift card will have flexibility in choosing how to use their BitGift card. It can be invested directly into the cryptocurrency of their choice, converted to another cryptocurrency, held inside the MONI BitGift hot wallet, or transferred out to another hot wallet of their choice. The stock saw significant gains on Monday, going up as high as 15% before 11 a.m. on Monday's trading session. Seven Arts Entertainment Inc. (OTC:SAPX) is a media and entertainment company, is creating a diverse portfolio of intellectual properties for the music and film industries. The most recent SAPX update stated that they had signed an affiliate agreement with 4D FüN. A disruptive techn4D FüN is a disruptive technology firm that specializes in immersive volumetric technologies, NFTs, spatial computing, VR, AR, XR experiences, and gaming artificial intelligence. Seven Arts CEO Jason Black said, "I'm very excited for Seven Arts to be working with 4D FüN. Their company is at the forefront of virtual reality experiences, and their utilization of blockchain technology makes them truly cutting edge. Our investments in 4D FüN will also serve to exponentially increase Seven Arts' overall value as well." CapitalGainsReport is a financial website and newsletter for investors seeking nanocap and microcap opportunities. Please join our free newsletter at CapitalGainsReport.com Contact Details CapitalGainsReport Mark McKelvie +1 585-301-7700 markrmckelvie@gmail.com Company Website https://capitalgainsreport.com/

January 31, 2023 05:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

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The Lip Bar Introduces First Ever Skincare Collection for All Skin Types

The Lip Bar

Developed with gentle skin in mind, vegan beauty brand The Lip Bar announces its groundbreaking expansion with TLB Skincare ($16 – $18). This collection is formulated with nourishing ingredients that cleanse, hydrate, and soothe to reveal naturally balanced, dewy skin. After two years of intentional and strategic development of the formulas, TLB Skincare is The Lip Bar’s first launch in the skin care category. Taking a trip to better skin, this collection is power packed with superfood ingredients such as Hyaluronic Acid, Reishi Mushroom, Blueberry Extract, which aids in improving hyperpigmentation and dark spots, moisture retention, and gently nourishes the skin. The collection includes four essential products that offer beauty lovers a gentle, simple, and effective routine, perfect for makeup prep and removal. With self-care at the forefront, TLB Skincare boasts skin nourishing ingredients that provide a natural defense against blue light exposure, improved skin elasticity, collagen stimulation, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties to hydrate and brighten skin - all at an affordable price point. “TLB is about celebrating, encouraging, and providing effortless solutions to women to bring ease to their routines, without compromise. The same is true for our skincare innovation. Every element of TLB Skincare was thoughtfully designed and developed to give women balanced skin easily through efficacious ingredients and gentle formulas. We want to take women on a skin trip through self-indulgent and gentle skin prep that doesn’t break the bank,” said The Lip Bar Founder and CEO Melissa Butler. TLB Skincare provides a simple yet effective routine that prepares your skin for an even better makeup routine. The Clean Up Gel Facial Cleanser reveals a fresh base, the Snap Back Skin Serum plumps the skin and improves pores and texture for a radiant glow, and the Dew Me Daily Moisturizer has a lightweight consistency, allowing for buildable makeup application to achieve an effortless look. In the evening, remove makeup using the Total Meltdown Makeup Remover Balm. TLB Skincare Collection includes: Total Meltdown Makeup Remover Balm, ($16.99; 1.4oz.): A cleansing balm that quickly dissolves into a silky oil to remove makeup and other impurities. Infused with Hyaluronic Acid, Mushroom Extracts, and Rosehip Oil, the balm deeply cleanses while leaving the skin feeling nourished. Clean Up Gel Facial Cleanser, ($16.99; 3.0oz.): A soothing gel cleanser that turns into a soft lather when mixed with water, and gently removes dirt without stripping the skin. Infused with Cranberry Extract, Upcycled Blueberry Oil, and Reishi Mushroom Extract to replenish cell moisture and improve skin elasticity. Snap Back Skin Serum, ($17.99; 1.0oz.): The gently formulated and fast absorbing serum is infused with nourishing Mushroom Extract and Hyaluronic Acid, reducing the appearance of wrinkles, and brightening the skin with antioxidants. Dew Me Moisturizer, ($16.99; 1.5oz): A Lightweight daily moisturizer that absorbs quickly into the skin, reducing dullness and without clogging pores. The hydration boosting formula is made with Upcycled Blueberry Oil, Hyaluronic Acid, and Reishi Mushroom Extract to help preserve collagen and improve hyperpigmentation to reveal healthy skin. About The Lip Bar TLB is a beauty brand started in the kitchen of Founder and CEO, Melissa Butler while working on Wall Street. Since her early days of developing formulations, The Lip Bar has become a pioneer on clean beauty and inclusion, proudly founded and owned by a self-made Woman of Color. Since its launch in 2012, Butler has been on a mission to change the way people think about beauty. Believing that all beauty brands have the capacity to represent all beauty lovers, while creating clean and exciting products. Contact Details The Lip Bar First and Last PR: Hellen Ongaro and Camille Gordon thelipbar@firstandlastpr.com Company Website https://thelipbar.com/

January 27, 2023 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Over 30 kidney donors and advocates to celebrate World Kidney Day from the top of Mount Kilimanjaro

United Network for Organ Sharing

WHAT: Living organ donors and donation advocates will climb Mount Kilimanjaro to raise awareness about the need for organ donation and to show what is possible for those who choose to become living donors. The group is sponsored by United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), the mission-driven nonprofit that powers the U.S. organ donation and transplantation system. Wearing UNOS gear, the team will plant a UNOS flag at the mountain’s summit to commemorate the work of the organization and the community of patients, physicians, hospitals, OPOs, advocates and professionals it represents, all of whom works tirelessly to coordinate lifesaving organ transplants nationwide. WHO: A group of more than 30 organ donors and advocates are in training across the United States for the upcoming climb. All participants have a unique understanding of the need for more living donors and for more people to view donation as a fundamental human responsibility. The group includes a transplant surgeon, transplant nurses, a kidney recipient, living kidney donors, two-time living donors (having donated both a kidney and a portion of their livers), a bone and tissue recipient, and multiple other organ donation advocates who are dedicated to promoting the gift of life. WHEN: The climb will begin on March 3. The group is scheduled to reach the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro on World Kidney Day, March 9, 2023. World Kidney Day is a global campaign that brings awareness related to kidney wellbeing, promoting a goal of “Kidney Health for All.” WHY: According to data from the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), more than 100,000 people across the U.S. are currently waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant. Over 89,000 of them are waiting for a kidney transplant and more than 5,000 new patients are added to this list every month. Despite the record-breaking 42,800+ organ transplants that took place in 2022, during which the U.S. also performed its 1 millionth organ transplant, there are many patients still in need and more donors are needed. Roughly 13 people die each day waiting for a kidney transplant. Just one person can save up to 8 lives through organ donation and improve the lives of as many as 75 through tissue donation. WHERE: Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. The climbers are from all across the United States. PHOTOS: A videographer will accompany the group to document the event. The potential for live feed during the climb and at the summit is being explored. For more information about the climb, please visit www.livingdonoradventures.com About UNOS United Network for Organ Sharing is the mission-driven non-profit serving as the nation’s transplant system under contract with the federal government. We lead the network of transplant hospitals, organ procurement organizations, and thousands of volunteers who are dedicated to honoring the gifts of life entrusted to us and to making lifesaving transplants possible for patients in need. Working together, we leverage data and advances in science and technology to continuously strengthen the system, increase the number of organs recovered and the number of transplants performed, and ensure patients across the nation have equitable access to transplant. About Kidney Donor Awareness Corporation Kidney Donor Awareness Corporation is a 501c3 non-profit formed with the express objective to save lives by promoting awareness about the life saving gift of living kidney and liver donation. More than 100,000 people are on the transplant waiting list, and 13 people die each day waiting for a life-saving gift. We hope to change those numbers, one story, one life at a time. Our organizers and participants are living donation advocates, the majority of whom have already given a kidney or part of their liver. We hope by sharing our stories and bringing awareness to the need for donors (while demonstrating what is possible after donation) that others might be inspired to consider living donation. Our primary mechanism for spreading this message is our Mount Kilimanjaro climb and the media coverage it generates, whether it be TV, print, social media or word of mouth. Each donor has a different journey to donation, but one thread remains constant throughout: They heard a story and felt compelled to help. Contact Details United Network for Organ Sharing Anne Paschke +1 804-782-4730 anne.paschke@unos.org Kidney Donor Awareness Corporation Bobby McLaughlin +1 425-327-8840 effortlessripples@gmail.com Company Website https://unos.org

January 26, 2023 02:39 PM Eastern Standard Time

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Starstream Entertainment Launches into 2023 While Anticipating Record Breaking 2022 Financials

Starstream Entertainment, Inc.

McapMediaWire -- Starstream Entertainment Inc.'s (OTC Pink: SSET ) wholly owned subsidiary, Facetime Consulting and Promotions (Facetime), a premier provider of event staffing, on-demand promotional marketing and brand ambassador services, is pleased to announce that Company is expecting to report record revenues which are anticipated to top $3 million in the Company’s 2022 Annual Report. While year-end financials are being completed for the Company’s upcoming Annual Report, during the 3 rd Quarter the Company recorded Total Revenues of $2,179,408 which was a year-to-year increase of over 199% compared to the same 9 months of 2021. The Company wrapped up a stellar 2022 and looks forward to a banner 2023. The Company is also happy to report that the total shares outstanding remained unchanged during 2022. The outstanding share count on January 1, 2022, was 140,010,196 with only 84,186,162 shares in the public float and on December 31, 2022 both the total shares outstanding and the public float remained unchanged. Carla Rissell, President of SSET stated, “I attribute this growth to the hard work and dedication of our team; our Company’s core values and our ability to pivot and adapt in an ever-evolving environment. We are focused on servicing our clients as well as providing and increasing shareholder value. I fully understand that the market as a whole in the OTC was very rough during 2022 for investors, it is our hope that Starstream will become better noticed for our continued growth and keen stewardship of preserving shareholder value. The Company increased cash on hand and assets throughout 2022 with zero dilution.” Early in 2022 the Company raised rates across the board which allowed the Company to attract and retain the best quality staff in an extremely tough labor market to allow Facetime to continue to provide exceptional service to our clients. The Company’s bookings and referrals of new business continued to grow throughout 2022 and we anticipate continued growth in 2023. Senior Management at several of the Company’s largest billing customers recognize that Starstream and Facetime’s strong financial position and wherewithal has allowed the Company to provide superior service of their accounts and brands and are actively seeking to partner with Facetime to help grow market share for their brands. Early in 2022 the Company thru its Facetime division added a wearables and promotional giveaway production division which is adding additional revenue and contributing directly to the Company’s profitability and bottom line. The Company is intently focused on continued growth and expansion in 2023. Starstream Entertainment Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary, Facetime Consulting and Promotions LLC ("FCP"), is primarily focused in the on-demand event staffing industry. The primary placements that FCP makes are to companies in the consumer goods industry. Facetime specializes in brand ambassadors, event staffing, atmosphere models, print and electronic media as well as staffing for all levels of the beverage and consumer goods industry. We provide staffing for all levels across industries we serve, including regional to C-Level, offering everything from promotional models to enhanced brand ambassador services and administrative services including field marketing, sales, brand management, and even promotional vehicle programs. Follow us on: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/facetimepromotions/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StarstreamEnt Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FacetimePromo Safe Harbor: This Press Release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These forward-looking statements are based on the current plans and expectations of management and are subject to a number of uncertainties and risks that could significantly affect the Company's current plans and expectations, as well as future results of operations and financial condition. A more extensive listing of risks and factors that may affect the Company's business prospects and cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements can be found in the reports and other documents filed by the company with the Securities and Exchange Commission and OTC Markets, Inc. OTC Disclosure and News Service. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. CONTACT: Starstream Entertainment, Inc. https://www.facetimepromo.com/ Carla Rissell, CEO investorinfo@facetimepromo.com 833-422-7300 - Investor Relations: Ext. 700 Contact Details Starstream Entertainment, Inc. Carla Rissell, CEO +1 833-422-7300 investorinfo@facetimepromo.com Company Website https://www.facetimepromo.com/

January 26, 2023 02:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

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2022 Was A Year Of Growth, Funding, And Positive Results For BioRestorative Therapies

BioRestorative Therapies, Inc.

By Faith Ashmore, Benzinga BioRestorative Therapies Inc. (NASDAQ: BRTX) (“BioRestorative”) may have had a successful year of novel drug development. The company is engaged in developing therapeutic products using cell and tissue protocols, primarily with adult stem cells, for large multi-billion dollar markets that are underserved and affect millions of Americans, like chronic lower back pain and metabolic disorders. BioRestorative currently has two major programs that are being evaluated for a variety of chronic diseases and pain. Their novel drug BRTX-100 is an autologous stem cell product; the cells are harvested, cultured and then injected directly into the patient’s body. BioRestorative’s other product — ThermoStem® — has shown promising results in preclinical models for the treatment of obesity and related metabolic diseases. In December, BioRestorative was awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant. This grant was given for the development and evaluation of the company’s ThermoStem program for developing a therapeutic to treat polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Previously, the company was granted a Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant for Phase 1 development of BRTX-100 to explore the therapeutic effects of PEG-peptide hydrogel-encapsulated hypoxic bone marrow stem cells. It’s rare that a company of its size has received two government grants, validating its technology and potential application. The company entered into an agreement with Regenexx, LLC, providing BioRestorative with the exclusive worldwide commercial rights of the intellectual property that is underlying some key principles of BRTX-100. Currently, BRTX-100 is in a Phase 2 trial with approximately 15 sites in the U.S. This exclusive arrangement should provide value to BRTX and or a commercial partner in potential later-stage development transactions. BRTX-100 began Phase 2 trials in February, defined as a prospective, randomized, double-blinded controlled study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of BRTX from a single injected dose. One of the company’s significant developments in 2022 was the completion of a cGMP manufacturing facility with an ISO 7-certified clean room. This facility was completed in April and was instrumental in progressing the company forward to meet the needs of Phase 2 clinical trials for chronic lumbar disc disease. Throughout the year, BioRestorative participated in several high-profile conferences. The company presented at H.C. Wainwright Bioconnect, Roth Inaugural Healthcare Conference and Dawson James Securities Conference, to name a few. BioRestorative was also granted a patent application for their ThermoStem program in Japan, which demonstrates the company’s potential for global application of their therapeutic products. BioRestorative and other companies like Lineage Cell Therapeutics Inc (NYSE: LCTX), Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: BCLI), Vericel Corp (NASDAQ: VCEL) and large cap pharma as well such as Novo Nordisk (NYSE: NVO) and Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) are leading the charge towards a new era of medical advancement. As biotech companies become increasingly successful at providing therapeutic solutions, it will be interesting to see how technology and innovation leads to higher quality of life for patients who have previously been left with little or no solutions. To learn more about BioRestorative, visit its website. This article was originally published on Benzinga here. BioRestorative Therapies was founded by scientists and researchers committed to developing stem cell therapies to address unmet needs in patients with highly prevalent conditions.Our advances in stem cell biology and delivery protocols harbor great promise in conditioning our bodies’ own regenerative potential to treat major diseases more effectively than current interventions.Today, BioRestorative is actively developing programs that aim to dramatically increase quality of care for both (i) chronic back pain caused by disc degeneration, as well as (ii) metabolic disorders including obesity and diabetes. This post contains sponsored advertising content. This content is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be investing advice. Contact Details Investor Relations ir@biorestorative.com Company Website https://www.biorestorative.com/

January 26, 2023 08:30 AM Eastern Standard Time

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The Hottest 2023 Travel Trends and Destinations to Add to Your Bucket List

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Travel is on the rebound in 2023! Eighty percent of Americans report high degrees of excitement about travel this year, with 79% already having trips planned in the next several months, as reported in a recent study. Recently, Cruise and Travel Expert, and Editor-in-Chief of Cruise Critic, Colleen McDaniel, partnered with Norwegian Cruise Line on a nationwide satellite media tour to discuss top travel trends and destinations for 2023. A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/z3UQEcR_x50 With Companies like Norwegian Cruise Line reporting record demand going into 2023, it demonstrates travelers are ready to get away…and sail away. In fact, a recent AAA survey finds 52% of U.S. adults are just as likely or more likely to consider taking a cruise vacation than they were before 2020. That number is up from 45% one year ago. For those looking to maximize their vacation, cruising is a great option. It provides travelers with the opportunity to visit multiple destinations with only having to unpack once. You can discover Europe’s most charming port cities and wake up in a new country each day; and for those looking to reconnect with nature, a voyage through Alaska’s Inside Passage takes travelers up close to the natural beauty and wildlife of the destination. With cruising, it’s just as much about the journey as it is about the destination. From discovering new places, to enjoying new experiences, cruising provides the variety and immersive experiences travelers are looking for. In fact, Norwegian Cruise Line sails to nearly 400 destinations worldwide and is preparing to debut its next groundbreaking ship – Norwegian Viva – during the summer of 2023. As of January 24th, NCL is offering 50% off all cruises, plus free airfare for the second guest, free open bar, free specialty dining, free excursions, free WiFi, and more! Go to ncl.com to learn more about available itineraries and to start planning your long-awaited vacation at sea. About Colleen McDaniel Colleen McDaniel is Editor-in-Chief of Cruise Critic, the world’s largest online cruise resource. She considers cruising to be a true passion, having traveled the world by water – from Alaska, the Caribbean and Hawaii, to Europe’s rivers, Antarctica and Africa – on ships of all ships and sizes. She’s regularly quoted as a cruise expert in media outlets across the country, including outlets like The Associated Press, Good Morning America, CNN, FOX Business, CNBC, The New York Times, Travel + Leisure and Skift. Cruise Critic is the world’s largest cruise reviews and information site, offering a comprehensive resource for cruise travelers -- from first-time cruisers to avid cruise enthusiasts. The site features more than 50M+ opinions, reviews & photos and hosts the world's largest online cruise community. Cruise Critic is a subsidiary of TripAdvisor, Inc. Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

January 25, 2023 04:11 PM Eastern Standard Time

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