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Health News Archive - May 01, 2009

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The United States’ health czar has plans to revamp the nation’s health system and make the transition from paper to electronic health documents.

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Fourteen products of the popular Hydroxycut weight-loss supplement line are being recalled following reports of liver damage and one death, the FDA said on Friday

WASHINGTON, May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: An important study presented Thursday at a scientific conference in Dublin, Ireland, provides powerful new evidence that U.S.

A food advocacy group in Washington is calling the 1,920-calorie Oh Fudge! shake from Cold Stone Creamery food porn.

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Many over-the-counter pain relievers will be required to carry stiffer warnings as the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) implements its new labeling rules.

WASHINGTON, May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to a press conference and statement issued today by FDA warning consumers to stop using 14 Hydroxycut weight loss products, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association representing the dietary supplement industry, issued the following statement.

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., May 1 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- BMP Sunstone Corporation (Nasdaq: BJGP; "BMP Sunstone" or the "Company") today announced that on April 29, 2009, it received a letter from the staff of The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC indicating that the Company had violated the shareholder approval rules under Listing Rule 5635(d)(2) in connection with the Company's sale of 574,687 units, each consisting of two shares of the Company's common stock and one warrant, on February 13, 2009; $7,000,000 of 12.5% subordinated convertible notes on March 13, 2009; and $6,350,000 of 12.5% secured convertible notes on March 16, 2009.

WATERTOWN, Mass., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Bright Horizons Family Solutions LLC, the world's leading provider of employer-sponsored child care and early education, back-up care, and work/life solutions, today announced a new emergency or "back-up" child care solution to help employers and working families manage during times of public health emergencies, like those related to influenza A H1N1 (swine flu), when schools are closed and regular child care is not available due to possible health risks. "We are offering this new program to provide employers with immediate access to a wide range of back-up child and elder care solutions that solve their business challenges, families' needs, and support the best practices in preventive health measures in the face of this national public health emergency," said Bright Horizons CEO Dave Lissy.

LA JOLLA, Calif., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- TorreyPines Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: TPTX) today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009. For the three-month period, the company posted a net loss of $2.1 million.

Partnership Reinforces Edge's Commitment to Delivering Innovative Solutions to Mac-based Physicians CHICAGO and RICHMOND, British Columbia, May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Allscripts and Edge Health Solutions, Inc.

Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.