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Allscripts Notified of Purported Class Action Lawsuit

CHICAGO, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Allscripts (Nasdaq: MDRX ) today announced that it has been notified that a purported class action complaint had been filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois against the Company and certain of its ex...

Gym Class Injuries Up 150 Percent

Lack of movement skills increase the risk of trouble, expert says,, MONDAY, Aug. 3 (HealthDay News) -- Just as many schools are ramping up physical education programs to battle the childhood obesity epidemic, the number of kids being injured during gym class has risen dramatically, Ohi...

Post-Recession Incomes Will Be Hit Hard by Health Care Spending for Middle Class Working Families, PENN Analysis Shows

PHILADELPHIA, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a post-recession America, even though as a nation income levels may rise, middle class families still won't be shielded from the crushing burden of health care costs and will watch their standards of living continue to erode, according ...

The CLASS Act: Retirement In-Security

WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Well-intentioned legislation aimed at addressing the financial burdens faced by Americans who need long-term care services could leave elderly people exposed to substantial and unexpected costs, said Frank Keating, president of the American ...

Emdeon Inc. Commences U.S. Initial Public Offering of Class A Common Stock

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Emdeon Inc. (the "Company") today announced the launch of its initial public offering in the United States of 21,450,000 shares of its Class A common stock. Of the shares being offered, 10,725,000 are being offered by the Company and 10,725,000 a...

Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. Announces Filing of Purported Class Action Lawsuits

DETROIT, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. (NYSE Amex: CPD ) announced that on July 17, 2009 and July 23, 2009, two purported federal securities class action lawsuits were filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan...

Notice Begins Announcing Pendency of a Class Action Regarding MetLife

NEW YORK, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The notice process has begun in a pending class action against MetLife. The class action involves MetLife's April 2000 conversion from a mutual insurance company to a stock company. The nationwide class action certified by the Federal Court in New York i...

Spectrum Surgical Instruments Receives 2009 World Class Customer Service Award

Spectrum Surgical Continues to earn recognition for their outstanding customer service. Not only does the company take great pride in their surgical instruments, Spectrum focuses on developing customers for life. Stow, OH (PRWEB) July 10, 2009 -- Spectrum Surgical is ...

A Settlement Has Been Proposed in a Class Action Lawsuit Involving Cold MD Dietary Supplement

LOS ANGELES, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- A notice program authorized by the Los Angeles County Superior Court began over the weekend to alert those who purchased Cold MD dietary supplement from March 26, 2004 through May 29, 2009 about a proposed settlement against Iomedix Cold International SRL ("Def...

4th ESU master class on medical treatment for urological cancer held in Barcelona, Spain

Arnhem, June 2009 The 4th ESU Master class on medical treatment for urological cancer is organised by the European School of Urology (ESU) on 27-28 June 2009 at the Barcel Hotel Sants in Barcelona, Spain. The format consists of three modules. Module 1 is entitled 'Hormonal and intravesical treatm...

Bumrungrad International the first private hospital to be awarded Thailand Quality Class (TQC) for organizational excellence

Bumrungrad International , Southeast Asia's largest private hospital and one of the world's top medical travel destinations, has been recognized for its world class organizational excellence by being awarded the Thailand Quality Class (TQC) award for 2008. Bangkok, Tha...

Travis McCoy, Lead Vocalist & Songwriter of Alternative Hip Hop Band Gym Class Heroes, Travels to South Africa, Philippines and India as MTV International's 2009 Staying Alive Foundation Ambassador

MCCOY TO CREATE NEW TRACK INSPIRED BY HIS JOURNEY Follow McCoy's Trip at http://www.theunbeatentrack.com LONDON, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Travis McCoy, lead vocalist & songwriter of Gym Class Heroes and MTV Staying Alive Special Ambassador today joined Georgia Arnold, Senior Vice ...

Summit Doppler Systems Wins GHX 2009 Best in Class Award

Annual awards program recognizes medical-surgical market leaders GOLDEN, Colo., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Doppler Systems today announced that it is a recipient of a 2009 GHX Best in Class Award for achieving the highest year-over-year market share growth for distributed products in ...

NAACP & Nine Class Reps File Motion for Class Certification Against Eli Lilly in Pervasive Discrimination Case

More than 100 Personal Declarations from Employees Nationwide Support Filing INDIANAPOLIS, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The NAACP and nine class representatives today filed a motion for class certification in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, Indianapolis Divisi...

B. Braun Medical Wins Two GHX 2009 Best in Class Awards

Recognized for Continued Market Leadership in Parenteral and Solutions/Nutritionals BETHLEHEM, Pa., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- B. Braun Medical Inc. (B. Braun) today announced that it had received two 2009 GHX Best in Class Awards for achieving the highest year-over-year market share growth fo...

1st Class Kids Host Miniature Golf Tournament to Raise Money in Support of Continued Obesity Research

DALLAS, June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by 1st Class Kids: WHAT: 36 Hole Miniature Golf Tournament to raise money in support of continued obesity research and promoting awareness throughout North Texas. This event filled with TopGolf Skills Challenges, gam...

GHX Announces 2009 Best In Class Award Winners

Awards recognize medical-surgical market leaders across 35 product categories and five market segments NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- GHX today announced the winners of the sixth annual Best In Class Awards, recognizing 30 medical-surgical manufacturers that have achieved signif...

BREATHE 4 THE CURE Yoga Class Has Powerful Healing Impact on Breast Cancer Survivors, Family and Friends

Sara Holliday of Fit by Sara and Susan G. Komen for the Cure, San Diego Unite to Help Women Feel Great, Get Fit and Raise Funds SAN DIEGO, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Women are joining together to rejuvenate, unwind and release physical and/or emotional pain while raising funds for a cause they st...

Cardiva Medical, Inc. Receives FDA Clearance for the Catalyst(TM)III System, First in Class Drug Coated Vessel Closure Device

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiva Medical, Inc. announced today that it has received clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for its latest technology, the Cardiva Catalyst III, which is considered the first drug coated vessel closure device in the market. ...

Eye association inducts inaugural class of Fellows

(May 13, 2009) University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) Department of Biology researcher Andrew Tsin stood among an elite group of eye researchers last week when he was named a Silver Fellow in the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)'s inaugural class of fellows. ARVO's ...

New Class of Sports Nutrition Product Launched

All-natural sports mints containing protein, carbohydrates, and electrolytes CANDIA, N.H., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- After very successful test marketing of a new sports nutrition product, Muscle Mints, Inc. has begun selling its all-natural sports mints called Muscle Mints. Combining two types ...

Shareholder Class Action Filed Against Sequenom, Inc. by the Law Firm of Barroway Topaz Kessler Meltzer & Check, LLP

RADNOR, Pa., May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement was issued today by the law firm of Barroway Topaz Kessler Meltzer & Check, LLP: Notice is hereby given that a class action lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California on behalf of...

Ultimate Ice Wraps Introduces Best of Class Cold Therapy Product to the Worldwide Market

Ultimate Ice Wraps has introduced the most progressive and easy to use patented cold therapy ice wrap with careful designs to treat eight specific body parts and muscle groups. Suwanee, GA (PRWEB) May 8, 2009 -- Ultimate Ice Wraps has introduced the most progressive a...

Abbey Spanier Rodd & Abrams, LLP, Announces Class Action Lawsuit on Behalf of Sequenom, Incorporated Shareholders

NEW YORK, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Notice is hereby given that Abbey Spanier Rodd & Abrams, LLP has filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California on behalf of a class consisting of all persons or entities who purchased the securities of S...

$89 Million Proposed Class Action Settlement Provides Consumers and Insurers With Money Back for Celebrex and Bextra Purchases and Reimbursements

WASHINGTON, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A federal court in San Francisco has granted preliminary approval to a proposed settlement with Pfizer Inc. ("Pfizer") about the marketing of the prescription drugs Bextra and Celebrex. The settlement in the case called In re Bextra and Celebrex Mar...

Proposed $350 Million Class Action Settlement Regarding Drug Pricing Provides Consumers and Third-Party Payors With Money Back

WASHINGTON, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts has preliminarily approved the settlement of a class action with McKesson, a large drug wholesaler. The lawsuit, called New England Carpenters Health Benefits Fund v. First DataBank...

Eppsteiner and Fiorica and Milstein, Adelman & Kreger Report Lawsuit Certified as Class Action Against Pella Subidiary, Viking Industries

In a decision released April 10, 2009, Judge Carter Holly of the California Superior Court for San Joaquin County certified a Class Action lawsuit (case number CV025771) against Pella Corporation subsidiary Viking Industries. Los Angeles, California (Lexis Nexis) Apri...

ARVO announces inaugural class of Fellows

Rockville MD The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology is honored to announce the 2009 inaugural class of distinguished Fellows. The title of ARVO Fellow recognizes members for their accomplishments, leadership and contributions to the Association. The two levels of Fellows, Gold a...

Androgel Manufacturers Sued in Class Action for Antitrust Violations

LANCASTER, Pa., April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A class action complaint filed last week in New Jersey federal court claims damages for violations of the Sherman Antitrust Act by brand-name and generic manufacturers of the drug, Androgel. The case, filed by Stephen L. LaFrance Pharmacy, Inc. d...

MedQuist Announces Entry of Final Judgment Approving Settlement and Dismissing Medical Transcriptionist Class Action

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., April 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MedQuist Inc. (Nasdaq: MEDQ ), a leading provider of medical transcription services, is pleased to announce entry of final judgment approving settlement and dismissing the consolidated medical transcriptionist class action commenced against t...

Diabetes drug class linked to vision-threatening complication

Philadelphia, PA, 2 April 2009 Treatment with the glitazone class of diabetes drugs leads to a "modest" increase in the risk of diabetic macular edema (DME)a common complication that can lead to vision loss, reports a study in the April issue of the American Journal of Ophthalmology ( http://ww...

Emageon Settles Shareholder Class Action Lawsuit

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Emageon Inc. (Nasdaq: EMAG ), a leading provider of technology solutions for hospitals and healthcare networks, today announced that it and the other named defendants in the putative class action lawsuit that was filed on March 13, 2009 in con...

Authentidate Holding Corp. Successfully Defends Against Class Action Lawsuits

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J., March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Authentidate Holding Corp. (Nasdaq: ADAT ), a worldwide provider of secure Health Information Exchange and workflow management services, today announced that the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York dismis...

Statement From Larry Minnix, President & CEO of the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging, on the Senate Finance Committee Hearing 'The Role of Long-term Care in Health Reform' and the Reintroduction of the CLASS Act

WASHINGTON, March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Today was a monumental day on Capitol Hill for the millions of Americans who need and provide long-term services and supports. We commend the Senate Finance Committee for examining the role of long-term services and supports in this year's heal...

AMA Announces Physician Class Action Against WellPoint

Lawsuit expands effort to halt insurer scheme that shifts medical costs to physicians and patients LOS ANGELES, March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an expansion of its ongoing effort to expose and prohibit an industry-wide health insurance scheme to defraud patients and physicians of prope...

Sparta Systems Strengthens TrackWise(R) Enterprise Class Quality Management Solution with Robust Web Services Capabilities

Heightened Sensitivity to Risk and Pressure for More Efficient Operations Drive Need for Seamless Integration of Quality and Operational Processes HOLMDEL, N.J., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Sparta Systems, the market leader in enterprise quality management and compliance software, today introd...

Important Deadlines Near for $21 Million Class Action Settlement That Provides Consumers With Money Back for Over 200 Prescription Drugs

BOSTON, March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Important deadlines are approaching for class members of a proposed class action settlement related to the average wholesale prices of certain prescription drugs. The United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts granted preliminary appro...

Sensiotec Announces FDA 510(k) Class II Clearance for the World's First UWB Healthcare Unbound, Wireless, Non-Contact, Vital Signs and Movement Monitor

ATLANTA, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Sensiotec Inc. announces FDA 510(k) Class II clearance for the world's first ultra-wideband (UWB) non-contact, continuous monitor for heart and respiration rates, bed occupancy and movement. Under the brand name Preventa(TM), Sensiotec will market and sell the ...

KRAUSE, KALFAYAN, BENINK & SLAVENS, LLP, Announces Filing a Class Action Lawsuit Against Scripps Health, et al.

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Krause, Kalfayan, Benink & Slavens, LLP filed a class action lawsuit today in San Diego Superior Court on behalf of a putative class of California emergency medical services patients whom, during the past four years, Scripps Health billed for medical services...

Californian Files Contact Lens Solution False Advertising Class Action Against Advanced Medical Optics, Announces the Schmidt Firm, LLP

Complaint Charges Consumers Have Been Misled into Purchasing Brand Name Product Identical to Less Expensive Solution Manufactured by AMO for COSTCO Santa Ana, CA (PRWEB) December 22, 2008 -- The Schmidt Firm, LLP in Dallas, Texas announced today that Southern Californi...
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