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2010-08-26 11:42:00

RESTON, Va. and MT. LAUREL, N.J., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- comScore, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, and ImpactRx, a pharmaceutical insights company, today released the first in a series of reports from the comScore/ImpactRx Physician Behavioral Measurement(TM) solution, a unique digital measurement solution that measures physicians' actual online and mobile behaviors. The report found that 81 percent of physicians online visited Health Care...

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2010-08-22 15:45:00

According to a new study, even low levels of tobacco smoke exposure poses a risk to lung health, triggering potentially hazardous genetic changes. Researcher Ronald Crystal, MD, chief of the division of pulmonary and critical care medicine at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, told WebMD that the hazards of secondhand smoke have been known for years.  "But there were never any studies that had looked at the biology, why this is the case."His study demonstrates that even...

2010-08-10 06:30:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WebMD Health Corp. (Nasdaq: WBMD) announced today that it has commenced a tender offer to purchase up to 3,000,000 shares of its common stock at a price of $52.00 per share. The price per share of $52.00 represents a change from the price per share of $50.00 that WebMD previously announced on August 5, 2010. The number of shares proposed to be purchased in the tender offer represents approximately 5.1% of the approximately 59.4 million shares of...

2010-08-05 06:30:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WebMD Health Corp. (Nasdaq: WBMD) announced today that it intends to commence a tender offer next week to purchase up to 3,000,000 shares of its common stock at a price per share of $50.00. The number of shares proposed to be purchased in the tender offer represents approximately 5.2% of WebMD's currently outstanding common shares. The NASDAQ Official Closing Price of WebMD's common stock on August 4, 2010 was $47.25 per share. WebMD has...

2010-07-28 09:00:00

NEW YORK, July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WebMD Health Corp. (Nasdaq: WBMD), the leading source of health information, today announced exclusive distribution of President Obama's video educating Americans on the White House's new health reform site. The video is available exclusively today on the home page of WebMD at www.webmd.com. The video features President Obama speaking directly to Americans about a new consumer site aimed at helping people understand the health care reform law....

2010-07-28 11:00:00

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. and NEW YORK, July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sanford Health, the largest not-for-profit rural healthcare provider in the United States, and WebMD Health Corp. (Nasdaq: WBMD), the leading source of health information, today announced an educational collaboration on children's health, nutrition and fitness. The partnership's online destinations will provide parents, children and healthcare professionals with personalized resources and support to help promote and maintain...

2010-07-12 08:16:00

NEW YORK, July 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WebMD Health Corp. (Nasdaq: WBMD) today announced that it will release financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2010 at approximately 4:00 pm (ET) on Tuesday, August 3, 2010. The Company will host a conference call at 4:45 pm (ET) on that day to discuss those results. Investors can access the call via webcast at www.wbmd.com (in the Investor Relations section). A replay of the call will be available at the same web address. About...

2010-07-02 11:48:00

Study finds much Internet-based sports medicine information is incorrect or incomplete ROSEMONT, Ill., July 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The quality of online information about the most common sports medicine diagnoses varies widely, according to a study published in the July 2010 issue of The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS). Therefore, patients who use the Internet to help make medical decisions need to know that the web may not be giving the whole picture. "The reason that we...

2010-06-22 07:28:00

NEW YORK, June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WebMD Health Corp. (Nasdaq: WBMD) has completed the optional redemption of its 1.75% Convertible Subordinated Notes due June 15, 2023. When the redemption was announced last month, approximately $188 million in aggregate principal amount of the 1.75% Notes were outstanding. In lieu of cash redemption, holders of substantially all of those 1.75% Notes converted their holdings into approximately 5.4 million shares of WebMD common stock. The...

2010-06-07 06:05:00

NEW YORK, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Medivo, a provider of virtual healthcare services for individuals and organizations, announced today the acquisition of Physicians Wellness Network (PWN) LLC, a leading provider of compliance services for online wellness screening tests. The acquisition of PWN and its webLab platform, which has connected major laboratories like Quest Diagnostics and LabCorp of America with patients and physicians since 2001, helps accelerate Medivo's mission to be the...


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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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