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Health News Archive - February 26, 2009

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Most people accustomed to working within a managed care or preferred provider (PPO) network don't question the quality of their care or the cost of that care.

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A layer of "dark cells" in the retina that is responsible for maintaining the health of the light-sensing cells in our eyes has been imaged in a living retina for the first time.

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent decision issued by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York could have significant implications for the insurance industry. The February 13 ruling from U.S. District Judge Richard J.

CPSC: FY 2010 Budget Must Complement Stimulus Policy Objectives, Not Undermine Them JOPLIN, Mo., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In praising a new bipartisan letter from four U.S.

SEATTLE, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A large new study provides evidence that longer exposure to the body's own hormones may protect women from Parkinson's disease.

Thousands of volunteers, NL Baseball's 2008 MVP Albert Pujols support nationwide program CHICAGO, Feb.

CHICAGO, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- A lawsuit was filed today by Latherow Law Office on behalf of a 10 year-old boy who contracted salmonella poisoning after eating at a Blueberry Hill Restaurant in LaGrange, Illinois, on October 5, 2008.

Complimentary Continuing Medical Education Virtual Lecture and Podcast VOORHEES, N.J., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The epidemiology of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) is changing and has been marked by increasing rates and more severe and complicated disease.

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.