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Health News Archive - April 07, 2009

A U.S. doctor cautions that medical professionals who see their patients die are vulnerable to compassion fatigue. Dr.

System Upgrades Improve Application Processing for Passports and Identity Cards FALLS CHURCH, Va., April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) today announced that the UK Identity and Passport Service (IPS), an executive agency of the Home Office responsible for issuing UK passports and ID cards, has awarded the company a 10-year managed information technology (IT) services contract to upgrade the IPS application and enrollment system.

BRUSSELS, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- - European Operating Room Nurses Association (EORNA) to Confirm AnsellCares(R), the Ansell Global Healthcare Educational Program, Accepted for Accreditation Earlier today, Ansell Healthcare, the global leader in healthcare barrier protective solutions, has announced it has taken a further step in supporting the global healthcare professionals community in the area of continued education. After receiving earlier confirmation of acceptance by its US counterpart (AORN), the AnsellCares(R) educational courses have now also received confirmation of acceptance by the European Operating Room Nurses Association. Focusing on infection control, allergy prevention, barrier protection and nursing procedures, the AnsellCares(R) courses perfectly link into the requirements of continued education for healthcare workers around the world. The Ansell educational courses are actually the first courses offered under the newly launched EORNA Accreditation Co

TAMPA BAY, Fla., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- News briefs concerning economic and business growth in the Tampa Bay Region from the Tampa Bay Partnership: Humana Cares Opens New National Service Center in Tampa Bay Humana has expanded its local presence by opening a new 37,000-square-foot national service center for its Humana Cares division in the Carillon area of St.

EXETER, Calif., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Sucralose manufacturer Guangdong Food Industry Institute/L&P Food Ingredient Co. Ltd. (GDFII/L&P) today announced that the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) in Washington, D.C.

SAN DIEGO, April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE: AHS), the largest healthcare staffing company in the United States, will host its quarterly conference call to discuss first quarter results on Thursday, May 7, 2009, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

Nephew of Alex Haley Meets Newfound Scottish Cousin for the First Time PROVO, Utah, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Ancestry.com, the world's largest online resource for family history, announced today that the late Alex Haley, author of Roots - the decisive masterpiece that inspired many Americans to take pride in their heritage - was the direct descendent of a Scottish ancestor.

BOXMEER, Netherlands, April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health today announces that the Dieter Luetticken Award 2008 for alternatives in animal testing goes to Dr.

Online presence is vital for charities - Charity websites help raise the profile & funds across online social media networks - Women in Need helps women from Indian slums in socio-economic difficulty including HIV/AIDS, mental illness, rape & abuse HARTFORD, England, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Local award-winning Cheshire web design company, greensplash Ltd from Hartford, Cheshire, has recently completed a newly designed website for Women In Need (WIN), a charity which helps abandoned women suffering from a variety of health and socio-economic problems in India. Through online communities and social media networks, WIN hopes that people will help spread the word of women suffering in impoverished parts of India and around the world.

Graham Medical Introduces The New MegaMover Transport Chair GREEN BAY, Wis., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Demanding emergency conditions require robust, adaptable products that allow EMS professionals to transport patients quickly and safely.

Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.