Health News Archive - May 14, 2010


The Senate Finance Committee is undergoing an investigation of four for-profit home healthcare agencies over their billing practices.

SAN MATEO, Calif., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc.


The first in-depth look at murder and suicide in the United States shows that personal conflicts are among the top factors in such deaths, as opposed to random violence or other crimes.

RALEIGH, N.C., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- nContact Surgical, Inc. (nContact) announced today the presentation of data collected from 43 patients as a result of a closed chest convergent atrial fibrillation (AF) procedure at the Heart Rhythm Society 2010 Conference in Denver, Colorado.

NEW YORK, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Emerge Labs presents a revolutionary technology that protects skin stem cells and combats chronological aging.

HARBIN, China, May 14 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Nutrastar International Inc.

ADDISON, Texas, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ULURU Inc.

SHINGLE SPRINGS, Calif., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- In an exercise of its governmental authority, commencing June 1, 2010, the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians will assume control and responsibility for its own health and human services program.

LITTLETON, Mass., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Still River Systems, Inc. announces successful clinical beam extraction from the first production unit of the world's smallest high-energy proton therapy accelerator.

FRANKLIN, Mass., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PLC Systems Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PLCSF), a company focused on innovative cardiac and vascular medical device-based technologies, today reported financial results for the three-month period ended March 31, 2010.

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