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Health News Archive - February 03, 2010

MARINA DEL REY, Calif., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Richard Merkin, President and CEO, Heritage Provider Network, salutes Legacy Award winner Dr. Keith Richman, of Lakeside Medical Group, part of the HPN Family. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100203/LA49033) Dr.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TeamHealth Holdings, Inc.

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BD Diagnostics, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), today announced the launch of the Be a Flu Fighter initiative, aimed at increasing awareness and prevention of influenza.

FREMONT, Calif., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WaferGen Biosystems, Inc.

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to legislation expected to be announced shortly by Sen.

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Poniard Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PARD), a biopharmaceutical company focused on innovative oncology therapies, today announced that Ronald A.

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Scientists have published the first report on a new way of preventing potentially harmful plasticizers — the source of long-standing human health concerns — from migrating from one of the most widely used groups of plastics.

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ERT (Nasdaq: ERES), announced today that it will release its results for the fourth quarter and full year 2009 on Thursday, February 25, 2010, after the market closes. After the release, the Company will host a conference call at 5:00 PM EST that day.

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- For the twelfth year in a row, Sharp HealthCare has been named among the top 100 integrated health care networks in the nation in an annual survey conducted by SDI, a leading health care data analyst. Sharp was ranked No. 6 in the nation and No.

Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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