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Health News Archive - March 05, 2011

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Health officials have reported close to a 30 percent drop in young children’s visits to the doctor for ear infections over the past 15 years.

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Overweight adolescents already struggling with risk factors such as insulin resistance may need to add weak bones to their list of health concerns.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., March 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Smith & Nephew's Advanced Wound Management division (LSE: SN; NYSE: SNN) announced a U.S.

DeFranco & Sons voluntarily recalling in-shell hazelnuts and mixed-nut products in bulk and bags WASHINGTON, March 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fast Facts DeFranco & Sons of Los Angeles, Calif.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In late January 2011, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida (BCBSF) discovered that, because of a system error, it had inadvertently mailed some member health information to incorrect addresses. BCBSF regrets that this error occurred.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Florida Society of Pain Management Providers (www.Flspmp.org) urges all to cease with the ridiculous comparisons of pain clinics to McDonald's(TM) and work to solve the issue of Rx diversion without resorting to such tactics.

Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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