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Health News Archive - February 11, 2010

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- HCA Healthcare announces the following Webcast: What: HCA 4Q09 Earnings Report When: February 18, 2010 @ 10:00 EST Where: http://www.videonewswire.com/event.asp?id=65983 How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the address above.

PRINCETON, N.J. and ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- RadPharm Inc., a leading Imaging Core Laboratory, and Medifacts International, Inc., a leading Cardiovascular Core Laboratory, today announced the merger of their business operations.

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Scientists announced Wednesday they have solved the mystery behind why people become addicted to a class of prescription drugs that includes some anti-depressants, muscle relaxants and sleeping pills.

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Grant Medical Center recently completed the nation's first published study of a new procedure that may give hope to millions of patients facing lower limb amputations from peripheral arterial disease (PAD).

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kohl's Department Stores (NYSE: KSS) announced today a new philanthropic initiative to fight breast cancer in the state of Wisconsin.

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Glycotex, Inc. today announced the expansion of its patent portfolio in Advanced Wound Healing for its product candidate GLYC-101 currently in clinical phase 2 in the United States. On January 19, 2010 US Patent No.

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. announced today that the U.S.

Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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