Health News Archive - June 25, 2008
Indonesia, Germany agree to convert debt into funds for health program JAKARTA, June 23 (Xinhua) -- Indonedia and Germany agree on Monday to convert 50 million euros (about 72.6 million U.S.
By JAEDDA ARMSTRONG By Jaedda Armstrong The Virginian-Pilot virginia beach After listening to a state trooper speak at career day in the fifth grade, Dwight Gochenour knew that's what he wanted to be when he grew up.
By Karrey Britt, Journal-World, Lawrence, Kan. Jun. 25--There's no place like home. That's especially true when facing the end of life. To offer an alternative to a nursing home or hospital, a Lawrence nonprofit agency has opened Douglas County's first hospice home, called the Care Cottage.
By Cindy George, Houston Chronicle Jun. 25--The fired technology director of a Houston organ donation company has been accused of hacking into its computer system and deleting records.
Orthofix International N.V. (NASDAQ:OFIX) announced today that Maria Sainz has been elected to the company's Board of Directors. Ms. Sainz currently serves as the President and CEO of Concentric Medical.
By Joyzelle Davis Walgreens' Take Care Health Systems, one of the nation's largest in-store health care clinics, on Tuesday announced plans to expand to as many as 16 locations by the end of the year.Take Care already has three walk-in clinics at Walgreens stores in the Denver area, and plans to add locations in the region as well as Colorado Springs and Boulder-Longmont.The announcement comes a week after SmartCare unexpectedly shut down its 15 clinics in Wal-Mart stores in Colorado.
80 percent of factory workers suffering food poisoning discharged from hospital HANOI, June 25 (Xinhua) -- About 80 percent of the factory workers who were sent to hospital for food poisoning have been discharged from hospital, Vietnam News reported here Wednesday.
By Maddalena Jackson, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jun. 25--As the Sacramento area settled into what promises to be a week of hazy air, more attention was being paid to what that could mean in terms of health.
INDIANAPOLIS, June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WellPoint, Inc. , the nation's largest health benefits company, announced it successfully met its goal of improving the quality of health care its members receive, as measured by its Member Health Index (MHI) in the first year of the MHI program.
A non-randomized, controlled study, led by Roy K. Greenberg, M.D., generated positive results on the Cook Zenith Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Endovascular Graft for endovascular aortic repair (EVAR), Cook Medical reported today.