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Health News Archive - February 01, 2010

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Each February, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children's Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health.

VOORHEES, N.J., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Treating acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) can bring many challenges, particularly in the adult population.

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Scientists at Georgia Tech and the Ovarian Cancer Institute have further developed a potential new treatment against cancer that uses magnetic nanoparticles to attach to cancer cells, removing them from the body.

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONXX) today announced that it has appointed Ted W. Love, M.D., Executive Vice President and Head of Research and Development.

BRAINTREE, Mass., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Eating right is about to become much easier for the students in the Independence School District, located in Independence, Missouri.

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ADDISON, Texas, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Concentra announced today it will begin offering free H1N1 vaccines to all persons, available through select Concentra medical center locations. The once-scarce H1N1 vaccine is now available at select Concentra Urgent Care locations in 22 states.

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The earlier the doctor finds the tumor, the better the patient's chances of recovery.

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovative Neurotronics, Inc. (IN, Inc.), the development and commercialization subsidiary of Hanger Orthopedic Group, today announced the launch of its Bi-Flex Cuff, the latest enhancement to its neuromuscular stimulation device called the WalkAide.

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ATS Medical, Inc.

Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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