Health News Archive - May 22, 2010


Lowering voice may be means of signaling attraction, research finds.


Honeycombed particles filled with cancer drug act like time-release capsules at tumor site.


A salmonella outbreak that has sickened more than 20 people in 10 states has prompted a California food company to issue a nationwide recall of alfalfa sprouts that were contaminated.


The Human Microbiome Project (HMP) on Thursday published an analysis of 178 genomes from microbes that live in or on the human body.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., May 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Amerigroup Foundation today joined community leaders and organizations to celebrate the grand opening of "JT's Grommet Island Park and Playground for EveryBODY." The first-of-its-kind, 100-percent handicap-accessible oceanfront park and playground, situated along the Virginia Beach coastline, is the brainchild of local entrepreneur Bruce Thompson in honor of his son Josh.

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth consecutive year, The Dannon Company, Inc. was a leading sponsor of the Forth Worth FitFuture KIDS Fest.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.