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Health News Archive - February 02, 2009

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Heath insurance will become very inexpensive after be laid off from a job if the government's stimulus plan is voted a law. Some cost reductions in health coverage for the underprivileged will be upturned, also.

Mail-order drug companies say U.S.

Food Allergy Project Joins with Food Allergy Initiative to Create Largest National Source for Research, Advocacy and Education Efforts NEW YORK, Feb.

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Researchers say they may have discovered the way a particular gene regulates the development of tumors.

BOTHELL, Wash., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SCOLR Pharma, Inc. (NYSE Alternext US: DDD) today announced that the board of directors has appointed Bruce S. Morra, Ph.D., M.B.A., to serve as president and chief executive officer. Dr.

LIONVILLE, Pa., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST) today announced that Donald E.

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trust for America's Health (TFAH) strongly supports President Obama's call for a "complete review" of the nation's food safety system.

University of Michigan Health System researchers have published new data to help answer two dreaded questions: "Is it cancer?" and "What type of treatment should I have?"

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A new survey suggests that watching TV shows like Casualty and ER makes people confident enough to try and resuscitate people in real life, as a poll of just fewer than 2,000 people showed one in five would try.

Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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