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Health News Archive - May 20, 2010

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid the glaring spotlight focused on healthcare reform in the U.S., Interactive Health Solutions today announced a list of the "Healthiest Companies in America" for 2010, a group of thirty-four corporations who have significantly reduced healthcare costs through employee participation in a prevention-based health program in the workplace.

WASHINGTON, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legion testified in Congress yesterday on several pieces of pending legislation that would affect veterans if signed into law. Appearing before the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee, Ian de Planque conveyed The American Legion's support for several bills being considered by the committee.

SAN FRANCISCO, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Velos, Inc. this week hosted a constellation of prestigious academic medical centers, research institutions, investigative leaders and industry partners at its annual meeting in San Francisco.

CINCINNATI, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Safeway Safety Step, LLC (www.safewaystep.com) has recently been recognized by two national organizations renowned for their service and education in aiding caregivers and seniors remaining in their homes or aging in place.

BEIJING, May 20 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited ("Concord Medical") (NYSE: CCM), operator of the largest network of radiotherapy and diagnostic imaging centers in China, today announced that it will report its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010 before the U.S.

BOTHELL, Wash., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioLife Solutions, Inc.

BOSTON, May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PAREXEL International Corporation (Nasdaq: PRXL), a leading global biopharmaceutical services provider, today announced that it will provide a live webcast of its Investor Day on Thursday, June 3, 2010, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

BARCELONA, Spain, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Grifols SA announced that it has reached an agreement with the Swedish company Pharmalink AB to acquire various forms of intellectual property (IP) associated with the treatment of post-polio syndrome (PPS).

BOULDER, Colo., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Encision Inc.

ST. LOUIS, Mo., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Stockell Healthcare Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce the unveiling of its new website at www.stockell.com.

Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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