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Health News Archive - June 29, 2012

Board Chairman Tom Luce to serve as interim leader during transition DALLAS, June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tyco International Ltd.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Team Health Holdings, Inc.

OTTAWA, Ill., June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle Sutton's Healthy Eating (SSHE), the premier meal replacement company in the country, and Anytime Fitness, the fastest-growing fitness club

MENLO PARK, Calif., June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 3-V Biosciences, Inc., announced today the appointment of Douglas Buckley, PhD, as Vice President of Biology. Dr.

Traces Of Alcohol Found In Sodas, Such As Coca-Cola and Pepsi

Soda lovers should beware of what may be found in the sugary drinks. Researchers in France recently revealed that sodas, such as Coca-Cola and Pepsi, have small traces of alcohol.

Using a human induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) from a patient suffering from Huntington’s disease, researchers at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging have corrected the genetic mutation that is responsible for the disease.

An estimated 46 million Americans are current smokers, and approximately 70% of them wish they had never smoked, and want to quit. While it is the 4,000 chemicals within the burning cigarette that causes the health problems associated with smoking, it is the nicotine within the tobacco that keeps the smoker hooked.

According to the American Heart Association approximately 15,000 people in the United States each year are diagnosed with infective endocarditis. Researchers are breaking ground on a new surgery to prevent this disease from causing death.

NEW YORK, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Study results published in the July issue of the Journal of AIDS provide further evidence of the safety, effectiveness, and acceptability