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Health News Archive - February 18, 2009

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP) announced today that it has reached an agreement with the New York Attorney General regarding the manner in which out-of-network reimbursement to providers will be determined.

CLEVELAND, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- In a continued effort to promote health and wellness, Cleveland Clinic is offering free educational online videos.

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On March 2, 2009 at 11:30am, Herzing College located in Winter Park, Florida will become Herzing University at a sign-changing event at the campus.

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Less than two years after the HPV vaccine was approved as a routine vaccination for girls aged 11 and older, one-quarter of California adolescent girls have started the series of shots that protect against human papillomavirus, which is strongly linked to cervical cancer.

Children whose asthma improved while taking steroid drugs for several years did not see those improvements continue after stopping the drugs, new results from a comprehensive childhood asthma study show.

Northwestern Mutual releases research revealing stark differences in cost for home health care, assisted living facilities and nursing homes across the U.S. MILWAUKEE, Feb.

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) has elected Ralph Alvarez as a new member, effective April 1, 2009.

Elderly patients, who are white have better surgical survival rates at U.S. teaching-intensive hospitals than blacks, researchers said. The study, published in the Archives of Surgery, analyzed U.S.

Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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