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Health News Archive - February 23, 2009

Demonstrating its commitment to customer service, ApothecaryRx provides tips to help Minnesotans struggling financially afford their prescription drugs GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn., Feb.

NEW YORK, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WebMD Health Corp. (Nasdaq: WBMD) and HLTH Corporation (Nasdaq: HLTH) today announced that executives of WebMD are scheduled to participate at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference 2009 on Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 12:40 p.m. ET.

A simple procedure may be the key to relief for some who suffer from frequent and severe migraine headaches.

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New findings from the brain tissue of adults who committed suicide suggest that child abuse may result in genetic changes.

People with a family history of melanoma may be at a greater risk of developing Parkinson's disease, a new study found.

When soldiers leave the battlefield, their health is still a big concern. A new study identifies the most common skin diseases that affect many military personnel in combat zones, causing them to return home.

LONDON, February 23 /PRNewswire/ -- - First Aid Charity Implements Autonomous Web-Based SMS Solution to Communicate With Staff and Volunteers Quickly and Effectively UK first-aid charity, St John Ambulance, has selected the autonomous web-based SMS solution from Text Messaging Centre (TMC) http://www.tmcsms.com/ to communicate efficiently with its substantial volunteer base throughout the Sussex region via two-way SMS messaging.

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Researchers in Canada are reporting evidence that eggs — often frowned upon for their high cholesterol content — may reduce another heart disease risk factor — high blood pressure.

THURSDAY, March 12, 2009 - 9:00 a.m. ET HOPKINTON, Mass., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALP) will conduct a conference call discussing the company's fourth quarter 2008 financial results at 9:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, March 12.

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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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