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Health News Archive - February 23, 2009

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Micromet, Inc. (Nasdaq: MITI), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel, proprietary antibodies for the treatment of cancer, inflammation and autoimmune diseases, today announced that Dr.

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In 2008, Abbott's (NYSE: ABT) employee giving in the United States set new company records both in terms of number of participating employees and total dollar contributions, despite difficult economic times.

TOKYO and INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Heart patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) undergoing an artery-opening procedure will soon have a new treatment option to help prevent heart attacks.

NEW YORK, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Eating disorders have become a common thread in the fabric of American society. From obesity to anorexia, most Americans have had some sort of experience with eating disorders.

Enhanced Technology Platform Powers Coding Audit Services, RevCode(TM) Remote Coding, and RAC-Ready(TM) Preparedness Programs ATLANTA, Feb.

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Major worries over the threat of highly-lethal H5N1 bird flu and the "Spanish Flu" strain that killed tens of millions in 1918 are close to being put to rest thanks to the possibility of a universal flu vaccine.

Percentage of Clinicians Performing hsCRP Testing Will Increase Dramatically Over the Next Six Months, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., Feb.

Enforcement Impacts Emergency Room Physicians in Particular, According to New Report from HealthLeaders-InterStudy NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb.