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Health News Archive - February 23, 2010

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Axial Exchange, Inc. -- the open source solution to sharing health care information for hospitals and doctors, payers, pharma and researchers -- has been invited to present at this year's HIMSS Health IT Venture Capital Fair in Atlanta on February 28th.

CENTER CITY, Minn., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former U.S. Congressman Jim Ramstad of Minnesota has joined Hazelden as a senior policy adviser.

SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Longhorn Vaccines & Diagnostics today announced it has been granted Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Longhorn Influenza A/H1N1-09 Prime RRT-PCR Assay(TM) in CLIA high complexity laboratories. .

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An article in the Journal Miner recently highlighted the fact that many people are living longer, healthier and more productive lives thanks to medical innovation and research.

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A new strain of mosquitoes in which females cannot fly may help curb the transmission of dengue fever.

MUNDELEIN, Ill., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Sysmex America, Inc., U.S.

DULUTH, Ga., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI) gives child care professionals the opportunity to aid the campaign against childhood obesity.

Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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