Health News Archive - February 03, 2010


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
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.