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Hissey Kientz Announces the Launch of Herbal Fen Phen Lawyers Website

... ). The site will serve as a news and information resource for individuals who may have ... ephedra. After Pondimin (fenfluramine) and Redux (dexfenfluramine)—two drugs that were ... touted as an “all natural” and “herbal” equivalent. These herbal Fen ...

Congress Unlikely to Pass Permanent Medicare Physician Payment Fix in 2009, says MedicareSupplementPlans.com

... Congress has blocked SGR-mandated cuts, however, and provided short-term fixes that set the stage for ... that rewards doctors for improvements in quality and services.” The Congressional Budget ... of adequate medical coverage for those 65 and over. His agency, available through ...

Cost-effectiveness of cetuximab in metastatic colorectal cancer

... Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, in Toronto, and colleagues used prospectively collected resource utilization and health utility data from that trial to conduct a ... to determine the costs per life-year gained and costs per quality-adjusted life-year gained. ...

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals Report Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... Health Plan, Inc., Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, and their subsidiaries (KFHP/H) reported today a ... Health Plan, Inc., Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, and their subsidiaries. For the six months ... membership declined by nearly 36,000 members and remained at approximately 8.6 million in the ...

China Medical Technologies Announces Change of Independent Auditors

... device company that develops, manufactures and markets advanced in-vitro diagnostic products, ... been approved by the Company's Audit Committee and the Board of Directors. Upon the appointment, PwC will commence the annual audit work and is working with the Company and KPMG to ensure a ...

The Lupus Foundation of America Applauds New Legislation that Caps Out-of-Pocket Drug Costs

... Provides Protection for People with Lupus and other Chronic Diseases WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 ... The Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) President and Chief Executive Officer, Sandra C. Raymond, ... D. Rockefeller IV (D-WV). "We support and applaud Senator Rockefeller for this important ...

Seniors: Get Your Checkbooks Ready

... Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's local and regional independent clinical laboratories are ... of laboratory tests away from the government and onto the backs of senior citizens on ... for the American Association of Bioanalysts (AAB) and the National Independent Laboratory Association ...

Federal Judge Sentences Defendants Who Perpetrated $10.9 Million Medicare Fraud HIV Infusion Scheme

... -- Miami physician Keith Russell, 65, and physician's assistant Jorge Luis Pacheco, 50, were each sentenced to 97 months in prison, and physician's assistant Eda Marietta Milanes, 43, ... H. Sloman of the Southern District of Florida; and Daniel R. Levinson, Inspector General of the ...

Watson Announces Limited Recall Of Fentanyl Transdermal System

... is being voluntarily recalled from wholesalers and pharmacies. The recalled patches are from Lot ... 145287A, have expiration dates of February 2011 and were manufactured by Watson Laboratories, Inc. and distributed by Watson Pharma, Inc. The affected ...

Nu Skin Enterprises Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.115

... portfolio, independent business opportunity and corporate social responsibility initiatives. Nu Skin's scientific leadership in both skin care and nutrition has established Nu Skin as a premier ... in its patent-pending ageLOC(TM) technology and flagship products including the Galvanic Spa(R) ...

Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. Announces Expiration and Results of Tender Offers for Senior Secured Floating Rate Notes and Senior Subordinated Notes and Solicitation of Consents to Related Indentures

... Holdings, Inc. announced today the expiration and the final results of the previously announced ... its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Duane Reade Inc. and Duane Reade (collectively, the "Issuers"), to purchase for cash (i) any and all of the Issuers' $210,000,000 outstanding ...

Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. Announces Closing of Offering of $300 Million of 11.75% Senior Secured Notes Due 2015

... its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Duane Reade Inc. and Duane Reade (collectively, the "Issuers"), had ... Issuers' 9.75% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2011 and pay any related consent fees in the Issuers' ... for such securities (collectively, the "Offers") and to optionally redeem approximately $5.0 million ...

Signs of Depression Noted in Second Graders

... Researchers identified early risk factors and patterns of development FRIDAY, Aug. ... nearly 1,000 children through their elementary and middle-school years. "We want to reassure ... We are trying to understand how depression starts and evolves in childhood so that we can develop ...

Cholesterol Screening Shouldn't Rely on Kids' Weight

... examined the relationship between body mass index and total and low-density ("bad") lipoprotein cholesterol. They ... does not work well. There were many overweight and obese kids who had normal ...

If Baby Is Breech, Technology Might Help

... can pose serious complications for themselves and their moms. Among single-baby pregnancies, ... ahead of time can help the parents-to-be and their doctor decide what to do -- whether to try ... Copel, a professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at the Yale University ...

WebMD to Present at the Canaccord Adams 29th Annual Global Growth Conference

... -- WebMD Health Corp. (Nasdaq: WBMD ) and HLTH Corporation (Nasdaq: HLTH ) today ... at 1:00 p.m. ET. Investors, analysts and the general public are invited to listen to a ... physicians, healthcare professionals, employers and health plans through our ...

Immunoglobulin Can Predict Some Diabetic Complications

... had a higher mortality from cardiovascular causes and higher disease progression rate to end-stage ... of albuminuria is routinely used to evaluate and manage patients with diabetes, increased urine ... for serious cardiovascular complications (death and renal failure). If increased urine IgM excretion ...

Cell Conversion Shows Promise for Diabetes Treatment

... pancreas cells into insulin-producing beta cells, and the finding could lead to a new treatment for ... cells. The body senses the loss of alpha cells and replaces them with new ones, which are also ... beta cells, causing insulin levels to drop and blood sugar levels to soar. The study, ...

Drinking Moderately or More Ups Men's Cancer Risk

... However, the link appears to involve mostly beer and spirit consumption, not wine. The study did not ... professor in the departments of medicine and epidemiology, biostatistics and occupational health at McGill University in ...

Researchers Produce First Nationwide Study of Homeless in ERs

... likely to arrive at the hospital by ambulance and more than twice as likely to be uninsured. ... issue of the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. "The thing that surprised me ... that acuity levels -- how sick the person was -- and hospital admissions rates were similar in ...

Red Cross Poll Shows Parents Still Lack H1N1 Information From Schools

... ) "With children going back to school and another flu season on the horizon, parents should ... a clear signal that everyone needs to prepare -- and that parents and schools should have plans in case the virus ...

Verizon and California Partnership to End Domestic Violence Launch Program to Help Victims Protect Themselves by Using Technology

... Partnership to End Domestic Violence (CPEDV) and Verizon. The program, funded by a $130,000 ... on the information to survivors, support groups and law enforcement in their communities. On ... state, along with Assemblymember Sandre Swanson and representatives from ...

DuPage Community Foundation Awards $15,000 Grant to Marianjoy Pediatric Continuing Care Program

... These classes are used to help children gain and improve their motor, sensory, play, communication and social skills, thereby encouraging success in the classroom and in the community. The grant will help offset the ...

Surgical Care Affiliates Announces Investor Conference Call to Discuss 2009 Second Quarter Results

... .intralinks.com to obtain dial-in information and the passcode for the conference call and the replay, or contact Kathleen Vojta at ... Care Affiliates, with its affiliated physicians and partners, is committed to delivering high quality ...

When Kids Are Hospitalized, Parents Fret About Errors

... need to address parents' concerns about errors and find ways to make them feel comfortable talking ... at the University of Michigan Medical School and the study's lead researcher, said in a university ... errors also increase length of hospital stay and health-care costs. Parents can help prevent ...

U.S. Stem Cell Research Seems to Focus on Two Lines

... The study found that two cell lines, known as H1 and H9, accounted for 941 of 1,217 requests, or 77 ... Another line, H7, was requested 111 times, and 13 other lines were requested fewer than 10 ... from 1999 to 2008, H1 was discussed in 61 percent and H7 in 24 percent. The total is more than 100 ...

Yerkes researchers propose ambitious new strategies for AIDS vaccine research

... outline specific research priorities and describe how each may lead to a novel "out of the ... Guido Silvestri, MD, a Yerkes affiliate scientist and director of clinical virology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and lead author of the commentary. Silvestri, along ...

How to make negative services less unpleasant for consumers

... the paper studied the relationship between stress and accuracy beliefs in the context of mammography, ... how to best manage the patient's experience and reduce stress levels. The article suggests ... from diagnostic screening patients, so doctors and nurses can better tailor communication to these ...

Ability to process information as a baby continues into adulthood

... who excel at processing new information at 6- and 12-months-old, typically excel in intelligence and academic achievements as young adults in their ... "The prediction, from infancy, of adult IQ and achievement," published in the journal ...

MU expert offers tips for finding the best long-term care

... -America's 77 million aging baby boomers and their families soon will face decisions about ... choice for long-term care often is a difficult and discouraging task for older adults and their ...

Fumbled handoffs can lead to medical errors

... time of a patient's hospital discharge is common and can lead to serious medical errors in ... by researchers from the Regenstrief Institute and the Indiana University School of Medicine has ... at documenting both tests with pending results and information about which doctors should receive ...

Nuvo Announces 2009 second quarter financial results

... drug development company focused on the research and development of drug products that are delivered to and through the skin using its topical and transdermal drug delivery technologies, today ...

Lifeclinic to Showcase Health Stations and Health Communicator at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores 2009 Pharmacy and Technology Conference

... Lifeclinic and LearnSomething Team-Up to and Unveil the Health Communicator ... Inc. , the world's leading manufacturer and distributor of automated blood pressure ...

GeoVax Labs, Inc. Announces Six Month 2009 Financial Results and Provides Operational Update

... caused by HIV-1 (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and other infectious agents, today announced its financial results and provided an operational update for the six months ... 2009," commented Robert McNally, PhD, president and chief executive officer. "In February, we began ...

Hard To Treat Diseases (HTDS) Chile Flu Vaccine Tender

... a couple separate orders to a couple separate and unrelated entities in Chile. The company is ... is three fold. Firstly, to keep our followers and shareholders advised of our daily and ongoing business activities. Secondly certain ...

Ex-House Aging Committee Chief of Staff Bob Weiner Warns of Insurance Control Over Health Bill Outcome, Praises House Version, 'Disappointed' by Senate; Weiner and Policy Analyst Jordan Osserman Offer Bill's 'Prognosis'

... -- "The differences between the House and Senate health care reform bills aren't just for ... of Staff to the House Aging Committee Bob Weiner and Analyst Jordan Osserman. "They translate to real ... Beach Post, " THE PROGNOSIS FOR REFORM," Weiner and Osserman contend, "With no public option, the ...

Courage Center Presents 2009 National Courage Award to Jordan Thomas

... individual's contributions to the health, welfare and rehabilitation of people with disabilities. The ... "I am grateful to Courage Center for this award and furthering the recognition of the Foundation and its mission to help kids in need of prosthetic ...

Price Chopper Supermarkets Deploy Micromedex Solutions From Thomson Reuters as Key Component of Its Patient-Centered Care Initiatives

... Micromedex (R) evidence-based solutions for drug and disease reference, patient education, and consumer health information as part of its ... supermarkets in the northeastern United States and continues to grow in this region. It operates ...

Many Opt for Surgery to Lower Breast, Ovarian Cancer Risk

... which are known to increase the risk of breast and ovarian cancer. The women found out about their ... after counseling or a genetic test result and can take more than seven years for patients to ... Hospital of South Manchester NHS Trust, and professor at the University of Manchester, said ...

Beetroot Juice May Boost Stamina

... -- Beetroot juice can boost physical stamina and increase exercise endurance by up to 16 percent, ... could benefit endurance athletes, elderly people and those with cardiovascular, respiratory or ... in the University of Exeter's School of Sport and Health Sciences, said in a news release from the ...
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