Health News Archive - February 18, 2009

Kris Freeman Joins Growing Ranks of Professional Athletes Who Use the OmniPod System to Manage their Diabetes BEDFORD, Mass., Feb.

Company Raises 2009 Performance Outlook MELVILLE, N.Y., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gentiva Health Services, Inc.

- results from this trial supported entry into Company's current Phase III bladder cancer program - BELLEVILLE, ON, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Bioniche Life Sciences Inc.


A new study by researchers at Boston University’s School of Medicine finds that patients seeking to understand their rights are unlikely to receive the information they need from official hospital documents designed solely for that purpose.

While 3D CT scanners are starting to be used for dental implant planning, they are usually only available before the procedure. An innovative surgeon, Dr. Matouk devised a new protocol to improve precision by obtaining CT scans during surgical procedures, when they are most needed.

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- A new wireless sensor module that provides all the control and wireless functionality required to build and deploy wireless sensor nodes is now available from Redpine Signals, Inc.

Cardinal Health and its employees further strengthen community support by donating an additional $2.6 million to non-profit organizations through its annual giving campaign DUBLIN, Ohio, Feb.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Governor Charlie Crist has proclaimed February 27 through March 7 as Tobacco Free Florida Week to promote smoke-free living while reminding tobacco users of programs and support that are available to help them quit.

TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Providence Service Corporation (Nasdaq: PRSC) today commented on the Medicaid assistance for states in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, which was signed by President Obama yesterday.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]