Health News Archive - May 21, 2010

WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement on a new report released today from the Commonwealth Fund that estimates up to 13.7 million uninsured young adults could gain health coverage as a result of the Affordable Care Act.

FAIRLAWN, Ohio, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Medical Transcription Education Center (M-TEC), a highly-respected and ACCP-approved online medical transcription training program, is concluding National Medical Transcriptionist Week by announcing recent student successes and program accomplishments.

WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers from top academic centers around the world are gathering in Washington, D.C.

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Rhinoplasty, commonly known as a "nose job", is more prevalent now than in any other time since the first documented nose surgery in 500 BC.

States Now Have a National Panel for Guidance WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., May, 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New national standards issued today will assist states to align their newborn screening programs with "the most up-to-date research, technology, laboratory and public health standards and practices." The March of Dimes applauded the announcement that Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius has adopted national standards for newborn screening as recommended by the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children and endorsed by the March of Dimes.

LAS VEGAS, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Today is an historical date," declared Rael, leader of the International Raelian Movement, in a statement released this morning.

HONOLULU, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Rose Tseng, Ph.D. scholar, leader and community builder, steps down as chancellor of University of Hawaii at Hilo June 30.

Word of the Day
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.