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Health News Archive - May 10, 2010

SAN MATEO, Calif., May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc.

SAN DIEGO, May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CareFusion (NYSE: CFN), a leading, global medical device company, and Banner Health, one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country, today announced an agreement for CareFusion to provide its latest Pyxis® medication technologies to Banner Health's network of 22 health facilities. Among the Pyxis products included in this agreement are the Pyxis® MedStation® 4000 product line, Pyxis® Connect system, Pyxis® Anesthesia System, Pyxis PARx® system, Pyxis® CIISafe(TM) system and a number of advanced data and analytics reporting tools.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- DST Health Solutions, LLC today announced the successful implementation of its industry-leading AMISYS Advance(TM) claims administration platform, outsourcing services and other software applications at Health First Health Plans, of Rockledge, Fla.

LOS ANGELES, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Wellness expert Jillian Michaels has teamed up with affinity travel company Sixthman and Norwegian Cruise Line to present the JILLIAN MICHAELS ULTIMATE WELLNESS CRUISE 2010.

More than 150 Massachusetts Nurses Will Board Buses for the National Nurses Week Events WASHINGTON, May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Up to 1,000 registered nurses from Massachusetts to California will gather in Washington, D.C.

Researchers present evidence that vigorous physical activity in young children results in stronger hip bones.

PRINCETON, N.J., May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Covance Inc. (NYSE: CVD) today announced that it will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2010 Health Care Conference on Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 8:00 a.m. (ET). Investors may access a live webcast of the presentation at www.covance.com.

LAKE FOREST, Ill., May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hospira, Inc.

Children with dyslexia often struggle with reading, writing, and spelling, despite getting an appropriate education and demonstrating intellectual ability in other areas.

Flavor is literally the spice of life and for many people life without the pleasures of the table would be unthinkable.

Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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