Health News Archive - May 09, 2011

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation - a 160-member organization committed to reducing obesity - especially childhood obesity - today launched a national campaign called the Together Counts(TM) program that encourages families to eat meals together and engage in physical activities together to help counter obesity and promote good health.

SAN DIEGO, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aethlon Medical, Inc. (OTCBB: AEMD) announces that it has submitted a request to the U.S.

AUSTIN, Texas, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Directions, a leading, national healthcare consulting firm, announced today that it is opening an office in Austin to serve its Texas clients, including several hospitals and independent medical physician practices.

LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- InstaCare Corp.

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) today announced that management will make a presentation regarding the Company at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Health Care Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada on Wednesday, May 11, 2011, beginning at 3:40 p.m.

RED BANK, N.J., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When it comes to navigating your health in today's world, do you know where to go? A new iPhone app can help keep you on course. HealthyWomen, the nation's leading nonprofit health information source for women, announces the launch of the Passport to Good Health app for the Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Workers at Three Locations Use Card Check Campaign to Join Teamsters DETROIT, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Joint Council 43 in Detroit, Mich.

BUFFALO, N.Y., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kinex Pharmaceuticals, LLC announced today that Dr. Allen Barnett, who served as the Founding Chief Executive Officer, has decided to step aside as CEO. Dr.

GREAT RIVER, N.Y., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Netsmart Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of software and services for health and human services organizations, today announced that Michael Valentine has been named as the company's chief executive officer.

BETHLEHEM, Pa., QUEENSLAND, Australia and BEIJING, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Saladax Biomedical, Inc., a privately held company developing and commercializing novel diagnostic assays to achieve the promise of personalized medicine for new and existing therapeutics, announced today the formation of its Pacific Rim commercialization team to expand its presence in Australia and China. Members of Saladax's Pacific Rim commercialization team include: Yunying Li, Ph.D.

Word of the Day
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The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.