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Health News Archive - May 11, 2009

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As the childhood obesity epidemic in the United States continues, researchers are examining whether early parent and child behaviors contribute to the problem.

HUBBARD, Ohio, May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NanoLogix, Inc. (Pink Sheets: NNLX) is pleased to announce the creation of its Science Advisory Board to help evaluate and target research and development efforts for products.

AYER, Mass., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Never again will cream pie be off limits to the 50 million Americans with lactose intolerance, thanks to Nasoya(R) Silken Creations, the first-ever non-dairy dessert starter. "Silken Creations has all the sweet, creamy taste and texture of traditional pie-making ingredients like milk, cream and butter, but without any of the lactose.

NEW YORK, May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University commends the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy(R) (NABP(R)) for its report State of the Internet: NABP Position Paper on the Continued Proliferation of Rogue Internet Drug Outlets.

Menarini Group chooses Enterprise Quality Management Solution to manage quality and maintain regulatory compliance HOLMDEL, N.J., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Sparta Systems, Inc., the maker of TrackWise(R) software and the market leader in enterprise quality and compliance management, today announced that Menarini Group, the world's leading Italian pharmaceutical group, has selected its TrackWise Enterprise Quality Management System (EQMS) to simplify quality processes throughout distributed manufacturing sites.

ATLANTA, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- AtlantaNAP (www.atlantanap.com), a premier co-location facility, today announced its newest client, Piedmont Healthcare. As part of continual operational excellence planning and to support future growth, Piedmont will use AtlantaNAP to provide a primary data center facility for its healthcare operations.

New 'ReadyPA' Materials Offer Tips on Creating Personal Support Networks HARRISBURG, Pa., May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Older adults and individuals with disabilities can be better prepared for emergencies with the help of new resources offered by Pennsylvania's ReadyPA campaign, the Department of Health announced today. "The ReadyPA campaign encourages all Pennsylvanians to be informed, be prepared and be involved," said state Health Secretary Everette James.

DETROIT, May 11 /PRNewswire/ --Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan today announced it plans to offer its customer groups the ability to purchase coverage for autism treatment programs that provide intensive early intervention.

BURLINGTON, Mass., May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Palomar Medical Technologies, Inc.

Foster Farms maintains commitment to 100% Natural and launches new consumer awareness campaign exploring economic and health impact of 'plumped' chicken LIVINGSTON, Calif., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Amidst an increasing national focus on sodium as a critical health issue, West Coast poultry producer Foster Farms today launches a comprehensive consumer campaign to raise awareness of saltwater-injected or "plumped" chicken.

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