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Health News Archive - February 19, 2010

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today increased the company's quarterly common dividend 10 percent to 44 cents per share.

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE: TYC) will host its 2010 Annual General Meeting of shareholders on March 10, 2010 at the Park Hyatt Zurich Hotel, Beethoven-Strasse 21, 8002 in Zurich, Switzerland.

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Because the safety and health of our consumers is our primary concern, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Consumer Healthcare is issuing a Consumer Advisory warning consumers about the potential health risks associated with long-term excessive use of zinc-containing denture adhesives.

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mercy Hospital Inc.

The roots of many adult diseases sprout in poverty and other burdens on the socially disadvantaged. Rockefeller University’s Bruce S. McEwen, a self-described molecular sociologist, will talk about the effects such environmental stressors have on the brain and in turn other organ systems in a talk in San Diego this Friday at the 2010 meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. His talk will begin at 8:30 a.m. in Room 2 of the San Diego Conference Center.

Researchers have developed a new technique for tracking cancer by identifying personalized biomarkers from tumor DNA.

FT. MYERS, Fla., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NeoGenomics, Inc.

TULSA, Okla., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S.

CHICAGO, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- It's well known an eating disorder can be life-threatening. But you may not know eating disorders cause more deaths annually than all other mental and emotional health conditions combined.

TROY, Mich., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Joseph F. Page will be a guest speaker at the University of Michigan on March 10, 2010 at the presentation by the State Bar of Michigan Health Care Law Section. Mr. Page will discuss and answer questions about the practice of health law in varied settings. Mr.

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