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Health News Archive - May 12, 2009

New leadership will help company expand throughout the Midwest O'FALLON, Ill. May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- MEDS, a physician-owned emergency department staffing and management service, announced today that it has named G. Scott Dillon as president and CEO. Mr.

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) will host a conference call for financial analysts at noon (Eastern Time) on Tuesday, May 19, 2009 to review the primary data from NEVO RES I, the pivotal European trial of the NEVO(TM) Sirolimus-eluting Coronary Stent.

Reputation Institute Says Aflac Among Top 50 Reputable Companies Around the World COLUMBUS, Ga., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac today announced that it was named the most reputable company in the global insurance industry for the second year in a row, by Reputation Institute.

OSCEOLA, Wis., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroScience, Inc. has launched NeuroSLP, a medical protocol that tests for potential imbalances in the hormones and neurotransmitters that regulate sleep. This protocol enhances a clinician's ability to make more informed decisions regarding patient care.

Kaiser Permanente, Highmark, Inc., and Johnson & Johnson Among Other Companies to Present Behavior Change Intervention Outcomes SAN ANTONIO, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Emerging technologies and the latest research and strategies in wellness and prevention will be showcased today at the third annual HealthMedia(R) ENGAGE customer and partner conference.

Pack Your Bag(TM) Events Bring Educational Outreach to Senior Centers Throughout Georgia to Mark Older Americans Month ATLANTA, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight out of ten older Americans have at least one chronic health problem, such as high blood pressure or diabetes.

NEW YORK, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- A U.S. company registered by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Center for Veterans Enterprise as a veteran-run business filed complaints with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and with NYS Governor David A.

New treatments are minimally invasive without the side effects of surgery NEW YORK, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from the Society of Interventional Radiology at: http://inr.mediaseed.tv/SIR_36322/ PROSTATE CANCER A minimally invasive interventional radiology treatment -- focal cryoablation that freezes prostate tumors -- proves as effective as surgery but without the side effects of sexual and urinary dysfunction.

Business, Medical, and Law Enforcement Leaders Strengthen Prevention Program MISSOULA, Mont., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Montana Meth Project today announced the appointment of John Parker, Cascade County Attorney; Bill Foley, chairman of the board of directors for Fidelity National Financial; and Sherry Cladouhos, president and CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana, to its board of directors.

TORONTO, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Transition Therapeutics Inc. ("Transition" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: TTHI, TSX: TTH) will hold a conference call on Wednesday, May 13, 2009 at 4:30 P.M. EST to discuss the Third Quarter fiscal 2009 financial results. Dr.

Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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