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Health News Archive - June 12, 2010

NEW YORK, June 12 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- In honor of Father's Day, www.medicalequipmentpro.com continues its promotion of body fat monitors, and children can bring it home for parents to monitor body fat daily. Medicalequipmentpro.com is one of the leading online home medical equipment suppliers.

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According to the World Health organization on Friday, more than 18,000 people have died from the H1N1 swine flu, a year after it was declared a pandemic.

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wound Institute (TWI) today announced the launch of a new educational module "Exploring Biofilms," an accredited, online course designed to help practicing wound care specialists better understand the role that biofilms play in chronic wound infections. "Bacterial biofilms are a structured community of bacterial cells, enclosed in a self-produced matrix, that provide a continuous source of inflammation which appears to prevent wounds from healing," explains Randall D.

AMA Urges Congress to Fix Medicare Now at Annual Meeting Beginning Today WASHINGTON, June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama called on Congress today to avert a 21 percent cut in payments to physicians who treat Medicare patients in his weekly radio address.

DENVER, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- If you are a physician, you can earn board certification in the practice of bariatric medicine, the non-surgical medical management of overweight and obese patients.

EDINA, Minn., June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Minnesota Chiropractic Association (MCA) elected Dr. Jennifer Naas, owner of Naas Chiropractic Clinic in Edina, as the 2010-2011 president of the association. Dr.