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Health News Archive - February 03, 2010

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Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a “smart coating” that helps surgical implants bond more closely with bone and ward off infection.

Held at 2,000 U.S. locations during National Children's Dental Health Month CHICAGO, Feb.

CLEVELAND, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty three percent of Northern Ohio employers responding to a recent survey by Herbruck Alder, a Cleveland-based employee benefits firm, acknowledge that they have comprehensive wellness programs.

SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- SCAN Health Plan announced today that membership enrollment in its Medicare Advantage Plan in Northern California exceeded company projections with more than 3,100 individuals joining the not-for-profit plan's recent launch in four local counties.

BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AtHisBest.com(TM) is the first online store dedicated to offering an outstanding selection of men's grooming, health, home, fitness, sex and personal care essentials at great prices. A division of leading online retailer drugstore.com, inc.

The ACCP and FIRS Elevate Lung Cancer Status During 2010: The Year of the Lung NORTHBROOK, Ill., Feb.

Founded by a group of local San Diego lung cancer survivors, the 2nd Annual 5K Walk aims to raise $250k for Lung Cancer Alliance Lung cancer is the #1 cause of cancer death in the U.S. and takes more lives than breast, colon and prostate cancer - COMBINED. SAN DIEGO, Feb.

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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