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Health News Archive - May 17, 2011

MOBILE, Ala., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HASCO Medical, Inc. (OTCBB: HASC), www.mysouthernmed.com, a managed healthcare provider that serves patients in Alabama, Florida, and Mississippi, announced today its acquisition of Mobility Freedom Inc.

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Emdeon Inc.

FREMONT, Calif., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WaferGen Biosystems, Inc.

ATLANTA, and IRVINE, Calif., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), an implantable biological medical device and cardiovascular tissue processing company, today announced that it has successfully completed its acquisition of Cardiogenesis Corporation ("Cardiogenesis").

SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Asante Solutions, Inc. (Asante), a medical device company focused on diabetes care, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted 510(k) clearance for the company's Pearl Insulin Pump.

LANSING, Mich., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Neogen Corporation (Nasdaq: NEOG) announced today that William T. Boehm, a recently retired senior vice president of The Kroger Co.

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Bladder cancer is the fourth-most-common cancer in men and one of the most expensive cancers to treat from diagnosis to death.

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Cigarette smoking, forest fires and woodburning can release a chemical that may be at least partly responsible for human health problems related to smoke exposure.

Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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