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Health News Archive - April 01, 2009

IBM ILOG JRules Helps Determine Benefits Included in a New Law and Manages Applicants' Paperwork MADRID, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- ILOG, an IBM Company (NYSE: IBM), today announced that Junta de Castilla y Leon, the government of the Castilla y Leon region in Spain, will be helping its citizens gain quicker access to benefits of a new dependent care law through the use of a new system built around IBM ILOG JRules.

LONDON, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The '2008 European Telemedicine Systems for Cardiac Monitoring Product Innovation of the Year Award' is presented to SHL Telemedicine Ltd. in recognition of its next generation personal ECG device - the CardioSen'C(TM).

SOLANA BEACH, Calif., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- RESolutions Rapid Enrollment Solutions, LLC, a firm specializing in patient recruitment for clinical trials, announces the expansion of its in-house call center activities.

Celebrate Autism Awareness Month and Change the Lives of Children and Adults Living with Autism CHICAGO, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- As the nation's largest non-profit provider of autism services, Easter Seals believes every individual with autism, their family members and professionals should have access to a continuum of appropriate autism resources and receive necessary services, supports and guidance at every life stage.

Prominent Internet Based Electronic Claims Clearinghouse to Deliver eBill and Attachment Support for Subscribers' in Texas and States Activating Mandates PECOS, N.M.

Illinois Could Save Millions on Expensive Social Services CHICAGO, April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Affordable housing that provides on-site services for people who are homeless, have a mental illness, and other vulnerable populations could dramatically reduce the use and cost of expensive public services such as state prisons and mental health facilities, according to a new report released Thursday by the Heartland Alliance Mid-America Institute on Poverty (MAIP), the Supportive Housing Providers Association (SHPA), and the Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH).

Charity Helps the Public Take Action During Volunteer Month and Year Round OAK BROOK, Ill., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of National Volunteer Month, Ronald McDonald House Charities(R) (RMHC(R)) is encouraging people to give back to their communities through the Charity's "30 Ways in 30 Days" Campaign.

Alere's groundbreaking Healthy Kids Program offers tools for family health - Childhood obesity at near epidemic levels; costs estimated at $14 billion annually - Employers and health plans increasingly bearing the burden of costs - First of its kind personalized solution that provides tools to help families reduce risk for childhood obesity and helps parents and kids become healthier MARIETTA, Ga., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Alere LLC, a leader in personal health support solutions, announced today the introduction of Healthy Kids, a program designed to help parents and caregivers promote healthy habits for children.

ROCHESTER, N.Y., YORK, England and BETHESDA, Md., April 1 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- ACM Global Central Laboratory, the laboratory that continually defines the client-service standard with its inherently flexible approach, and Chindex International, Inc.

WELLINGTON, Fla. April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Quantum Group, Inc. (NYSE Amex: QGP) (www.QuantumMD.com) announced that it has transitioned to Continental Stock Transfer and Trust Company to act as Transfer Agent of record for the Company. Noel J.

Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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