Health News Archive - May 17, 2011

BLUE BELL, Pa., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hoag today announced that Richard Afable, M.D., M.P.H., president and chief executive officer of Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, was named to Modern Healthcare and Modern Physician's "50 Most Influential Physician Executives in Healthcare." The annual list is among the highest honors for physician executives and recognizes physician executives that have earned the respect and admiration of their peers. The selection process involved reader nominations from readers of the two prominent health care trade publications.

LOS ANGELES, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is proclaiming May 23 as "Let's Erase the Stigma Youth Day" throughout Los Angeles County to recognize youth leadership in mental health and raise interest from young people, a demographic historically uninvolved in mental health advocacy.

LOUISVILLE, Colo., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Medivance®, Inc. today announced that Robert Kline, Founder, President and CEO, is an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2011 Mountain Desert region award finalist.

GENEVA, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, called on government leaders to increase their investments in vaccines and to hold themselves accountable for extending the benefits of vaccines to every child.

BOSTON, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PAREXEL International Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXL), a leading global biopharmaceutical services provider, today announced that it will provide a live webcast of its Investor Day on Thursday, June 2, 2011, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

WASHINGTON and PHOENIX, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GENTAG, Inc., Third Technology Capital Investors, and The CORE Institute are pleased to announce the first fully integrated medical grade wireless monitoring kit for post-surgery applications compatible with the new generation of Near Field Communications (NFC) cell phones.

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A team from Kremer Eye Center is traveling to Belize City, Belize to provide essential eye care June 18-25, 2011.

HASTINGS, Minn., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Anytime Health, the official health and wellness website of Anytime Fitness, today announced the launch of their official iPhone app, enabling users to manage their diet and activity on-the-go. "We're excited to launch our first mobile app," said Brian Zehetner, Director of Anytime Health.

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