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Health News Archive - May 17, 2011

New Non-Fiction Release by Cece Serrant Combines Nicotine Love Story with Quit Smoking Plan Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 15, 2011 The Last Cigarette - Memoir & Manual (Publication Date: May 13, 2011 / CreateSpace Publishing / ISBN #978-1461120858) by author and 16-year nicotine addict Cece Serrant is a hilarious and shockingly honest portrait of a smoker forced to give up the habit in order to keep climbing the corporate ladder – and the strategy she used to quit.

Dr. David Mabrie, a facial plastic surgeon with offices serving San Francisco and the East Bay, now can be found on YouTube with his very own channel. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 15, 2011 Dr.

In the first of a series of new reports, a coalition of pharmaceutical industry trade organizations outlines the serious burden that chronic diseases place on patients and global health care systems. (PRWEB) May 15, 2011 In the first of a series of new reports, a coalition of pharmaceutical industry trade organizations outlines the serious burden that chronic diseases place on patients and global health care systems.

Walgreens sponsors NASN Radio program on the road ahead for school nurses. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 15, 2011 Today BAM Radio Network, the education station online, released the final episode of a five-part series of programs on school nurses and education.

GotGreatBlinds.com the leader in mobile on-site blind cleaning and blind sales now offers customers upfront guaranteed pricing combined with a "100% great" satisfaction guarantee. Denver, CO (PRWEB) May 15, 2011 GotGreatBlinds.com the leader in mobile on-site blind cleaning and blind sales now offers customers upfront guaranteed pricing combined with a "100% great" satisfaction guarantee. GotGreatBlinds.com a locally owned family run business specializes in mobile on-site blind cleaning.

HairLoss.com, the world’s most comprehensive website providing unbiased consumer information about hair loss and its treatment, has released the third animated video in their “True Beauty” series.

LONDON, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Online holiday specialist dealchecker.co.uk has launched its first ever competition, which will see a winner walk away with a holiday for two worth up to 600 pounds.

BELLEVUE, Wash., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Akvelon announces Health Guard, the first consumer-focused Windows Phone 7 mobile application designed specifically for Microsoft's newly released HealthVault(TM).

LONDON, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - alli Research Exposes That Without Intervention Overweight People Could Face a Decade of Dieting, and Social Stigma About Their Weight Overweight Brits are in denial about their weight and continue to eat an unhealthy diet despite health warnings about obesity, according to new research by weight loss aid alli*.

SAN DIEGO, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Accumetrics, Inc., developer of the VerifyNow® System, the first rapid and easy-to-use point-of-care system for measuring platelet reactivity to multiple antiplatelet agents, announced today that the VerifyNow P2Y12 Test is now CE marked for prognostic use in identifying patients with high residual platelet reactivity (also termed poor responders) on antiplatelet therapy (e.g.

Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'