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.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.