Health News Archive - February 03, 2010

VERNON HILLS, Ill., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Concuity, a Healthcare Division of Trintech, Inc.

HAMBURG, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- An international group of experts on Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) will assemble this week to develop a comprehensive, evidence-based consensus on the use of NPWT.

DALLAS, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Too many women die each year because they are unaware that heart disease is their No. 1 killer. Right now, one in three women die of cardiovascular disease and 90 percent of women have one or more risk factors for developing heart disease in the future.

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP), the largest U.S. health benefits company by commercial membership, today announced that Larry C. Glasscock is retiring as chairman of the board of directors and as a member of the board of directors effective March 1, 2010.

ABIDJAN, Cote d'Ivoire, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- At a ceremony held in Abidjan, the World Cocoa Foundation today announced the launch of the Cocoa Livelihoods Program (CLP) in Cote d'Ivoire.

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Sereno(TM), The Center for Snoring Solutions, opened its doors to patients this month at its flagship practice in San Francisco.

MALVERN, Pa., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AUXL), a specialty biopharmaceutical company, just announced that it has received marketing approval from the U.S.

BRISTOL, Tenn., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- King Pharmaceuticals®, Inc.

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