Health News Archive - February 19, 2009

-- Progen board; - finally accepts legitimate call by shareholders to general Meeting; - will not allow shareholder vote on full share buyback; and - persists with high risk, high funding, Avexa merger proposal.

Meaningful healthcare reform could result in affordable insurance coverage, improved outcomes and slower spending, officials of a foundation said.

LONDON, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Document management systems offer the ability to plan, communicate and evaluate the quality of patient care.

ORLAND PARK, Ill., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether it is due to allergies, gluten intolerance, autism, or diabetes, many now turn to special diets that eliminate ingredients such as gluten or milk.

Reiterates Full-Year 2009 Outlook VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Feb.

EATONTOWN, N.J., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Osteotech, Inc. (Nasdaq: OSTE), a leader in the emerging field of biologic products for regenerative healing, announced today that it has received ISO 13485:2003 certification for its quality management system.

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE: GTS), the largest managed care company in Puerto Rico, today announced consolidated revenues of $1.8 billion for the 12 months ended December 31, 2008.

Urges Stockholders to Vote Gold Card and Reject Dissidents' Director Slate CINCINNATI, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LCA-Vision Inc. (Nasdaq: LCAV) today announced that it is mailing to its stockholders a letter in which it urges support for Company management and its Board of Directors.

NEWARK, Del., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lightwave Logic, Inc.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.