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Health News Archive - February 19, 2010

Contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may help physicians differentiate between rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis in the hand and wrist enabling more targeted therapies unique to each condition.

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Medicare recipients may still make changes to their Medicare Advantage coverage during open enrollment period, which runs Jan. 1 to March 31. "Open enrollment helps Medicare members make sure they've made the right choice.

CINCINNATI, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company, announced today that it has reached an agreement with Hologic, Inc., and Hologic subsidiary Suros Surgical Systems, Inc., settling litigation in Ohio and dismissing pending cases in Delaware.

BEDFORD, Mass., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hologic, Inc.

CARLSBAD, Calif. and NEW HAVEN, Conn., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genoptix, Inc. (Nasdaq: GXDX), a specialized laboratory service provider, and HistoRx, Inc.

BEDFORD, Mass., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GSI Group Inc.

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen Inc. (Nasdaq: AMGN) today announced that the U.S.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. ("HTA"), a self-managed, non-traded, real estate investment trust, announced the execution of a purchase and sale agreement to acquire a five building medical office portfolio located in Evansville, Indiana.

First in the 'FDA Basics' Series of Online Sessions for the Public SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its efforts to improve oral health care for the state's most vulnerable residents, the California Dental Association Foundation today announced the latest organizations selected for support through its popular grant program.

Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.