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Health News Archive - May 12, 2009

IRVINE, Calif., May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo Corporation (Nasdaq: MASI), the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) and Measure-Through Motion and Low-Perfusion pulse oximetry, today announced that its management is scheduled to present at the Deutsche Bank 34th Annual Health Care Conference in Boston, Massachusetts, on Tuesday, May 19, 2009, at 2:35 p.m.

Enrollment under way for individual sessions or 14-week series starting May 14 PALO ALTO, Calif., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) at Packard Children's Hospital is offering a new 14-part educational series for parents of young children and adolescents with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Ethisphere Institute Names Hospital to Exclusive List of 99 Companies Worldwide CLEVELAND, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleveland Clinic has been named one of 2009's World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute.

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It turns out that there is a very good reason why we are taught from such a young age to cover our mouths when sneezing or coughing.

Two Oregon State University researchers have uncovered a pattern of distrust – and sometimes outright antagonism – among physicians at hospitals and midwives who are transporting their home-birth clients to the hospital because of complications.

Results will be published in the August issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research and are currently available at Early View.

A diet designed to prevent and treat high blood pressure also may be associated with a lower risk of heart failure among women, according to a report in the May 11 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.

Older adults with low scores on tests of cognitive function, including thinking, learning and memory appear more likely to have the early stages of the eye disease age-related macular degeneration, according to a report in the May issue of Archives of Ophthalmology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.

The high-calorie expenditure regime was not more intensive than rehabilitation, but longer duration at lower intensity on more days.

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Mountain Quality Resources announced today that Cepheid has chosen Blue Mountain Regulatory Asset Manager for use in their manufacturing facilities. "By bringing together calibration and maintenance management into a single platform, Blue Mountain Regulatory Asset Manager will allow us to maintain the high-quality of our equipment process and procedure control," said Humberto Reyes, Cepheid's Chief Operating Officer.

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