Health News Archive - June 20, 2008

By Lauran Neergaaard WASHINGTON -- Federal health officials have learned of 106 more cases of salmonella linked to tainted tomatoes, including the first cases in Pennsylvania. The outbreak's toll was at 383 on Wednesday and counting. "We do not think the outbreak is over," said Dr.

By Doug Ferguson Tiger Woods walked tenderly out of Torrey Pines with a U.S. Open trophy he was destined to win on a left leg worse than anyone imagined. A group of children called out to him and Woods looked over and waved. It turned out to be a most symbolic gesture. So long, Tiger.

By The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. has five-star rankings for restaurants and hotels. So why not five-star rankings for nursing homes?The Bush administration announced Wednesday that it will put in place such a rating system by the end of the year.

By ALEX ALI Torbay Care Trust's director of public health has retired after more than 40 years of service to the NHS.

OSI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Investors/Media) Kathy Galante, 631-962-2043 or (Media) Kim Wittig, 631-962-2135 or Burns McClellan (Representing OSI) Justin Jackson/Kathy Nugent (Media) 212-213-0006 Logo: http://www.osip.com OSI Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

It's amazing that nowadays there seem to be very few things that we can drink, eat or do without feeling guilty. There is a constant stream of advice about what will cause harm to us.

Canopus BioPharma: Len Rothstein, 818-980-5008 Fax. 818-980-5088 President len@canopusbiopharma.com or Investor Relations: Darrow Associates, Inc. Jordan Darrow, 631-367-1866 Fax. 631-614-3612 jdarrow@darrowir.com Canopus BioPharma, Inc.

By Mike Seate Though I may not be ready for sainthood, I am owed some accolades for having sat through not one, but two, chick flicks with my wife in as many weekends.

A Corsham man will be pushing himself to the limit this weekend to raise money for a cancer charity. Tim Barton, who runs Wadswick County Store, was diagnosed with myeloma - bone marrow cancer - six years ago.

Bath: It is still not too late to get your hands on tickets for the series of star-studded concerts on The Rec on July 4, 5 and 6. Rock legend Meat Loaf, Katie Melua and Boyzone will be performing on successive nights to raise money for Bath Royal United Hospital's Forever Friends Appeal.

Word of the Day
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.