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Illinois Medical District Recognizes Officers of its District Security Group

The IMD pays tribute to District Security Group Members for their service and selfless acts of courage that help make the IMD one of Chicago’s safest places to work and visit. Chicago, IL (Vocus) June 3, 2009 -- The Illinois Medical District (IMD), the nation&rsq...

Go Healthy Receives Letter of Endorsement from the Texas Chiropractic Association, District Five State Director - Dr. Thomas Klesmit

SPRING, Texas, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Go Healthy, Inc. (Pink Sheets: GOHE) announced today that the company received a letter of endorsement from District Five of the Texas Chiropractic Association. The letter, written by Dr. Thomas Klesmit, State Director of District Five of the T.C.A....

Nordstrom Beat the Bridge to Beat Diabetes Run to Temporarily Suspend Traffic in University District on Sunday, May 17

SEATTLE, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- On Sunday, May 17, traffic near the University of Washington and Montlake Bridge in Seattle will be temporarily suspended for the 27th annual Nordstrom Beat the Bridge to Beat Diabetes 8K run, which benefits the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. ...

Illinois Medical District Presented with "Good Neighbor Award"

IMD's support of innovative job training program brings honor to the State. Chicago, IL (Vocus) May 8, 2009 -- The Illinois Medical District (IMD), the nation's largest urban medical district, has been presented with the "Good Neighbor Award" from The Cara P...

Federal District Judge Dismisses Antitrust Lawsuit Against Batesville Casket Company

BATESVILLE, Ind., May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- On April 29, 2009, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas (Houston), ordered the dismissal of a previously disclosed antitrust lawsuit filed by Pioneer Valley Casket Co., Inc., and three other current or former independ...

Public Health is No. 1, Says U.S. District Judge in Denial of FMC Motion to Shelve the LA-LB Clean Trucks Programs

Coalition for Clean & Safe Ports Calls on Members of Congress to Protect Port Green-Growth Policy that will Save Lives, Improve Safety & Security LOS ANGELES and WASHINGTON, April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a victory for the movement to clean the air and create good green jobs a...

United States District Court Issues Temporary Restraining Order Against NUHW and Former Leaders of SEIU UHW; Court Orders Information and Property Belonging to SEIU UHW Members to Be Returned

OAKLAND, Calif., April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California issued a temporary restraining order ("TRO") against the former leaders of SEIU UHW and their new union, NUHW. The TRO orders the return of all information, file...

Meghan Harte Appointed to the Illinois Medical District Commission

Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley appoints Meghan Harte to the Illinois Medical District Commission Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 27, 2009 -- Today the Illinois Medical District (IMD), the nation's largest urban healthcare, educational, research and technology district, anno...

U.S. District Court Finds the FDA's Actions on Plan B(R) Tainted by Politics

WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Today a U.S. District Court ruled that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) allowed politics to taint their decision to make Plan B(R) available over-the-counter (OTC) for individuals age 18 and older. The judge recognized that the FDA gave into political pre...

Wayne County Community College District Presents Second Annual Child Car Seat Check Program

Event held in partnership with Children's Hospital of Michigan will teach parents and caregivers how to secure children for vehicle travel Proper use of booster seats and car restraints is crucial for protecting children while on the road DETROIT, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents and ...

HealthLeaders-InterStudy Offers District Survival Kit to Arm Pharmaceutical Sales Teams With Local-Level Managed Care Market Intelligence

Customizable Survival Kit Offers Extensive Enrollment Information and Insights into Local Market Drivers and Health Plan Trends NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthLeaders-InterStudy , a leading provider of managed care market intelligence, introduces its District Survival Kit de...

Philadelphia School District and Independence Blue Cross Partner to Improve Student Wellness and Reduce Childhood Obesity

Online tool will help schools address student health issues, comply with federal and state health requirements PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- In a progressive move to help Philadelphia students eat healthier, get more exercise, control their weight, and be more health conscious, the sc...

Lee County School District online wellness program inspires employees to walk 200 million steps in 2 months

LEE COUNTY, FL, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ - Over 830 staff members are living healthier, racing to wellness in Lee County School District's newest fitness challenge. The 322 mile virtual race to Key West, Florida, is the district's first motivational online challenge and it's proving successful with le...

Sacramento Mother Dee Dee Abdur-Rahim and Deputy District Attorney Robin Shakely Join the American Lung Association's Faces of Influenza Campaign to Promote Annual Vaccination

American Lung Association Supports National Influenza Vaccination Week (December 8-14); Urges Immunization Throughout the Winter and Spring SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Health experts recommend annual influenza vaccination for nearly 250 million people in the U.S. Despite t...

iCRco Lands CR Contract with Thu Duc District Hospital in Vietnam

iCRco Inc. with Coastal Medical Technologies Co., Ltd completed a multi unit CR installation at Thu Duc district Hospital. Two new iCR3600 CR solutions combined with two iCRco iFilm CReators have been installed in the new Computed Radiography room in the Radiology department of the Thu Duc Distr...

U.S. District Court in Delaware Reinstates Damage Awards to Cordis Corporation on Patents Infringed by Medtronic, Inc. and Boston Scientific Corporation

MIAMI, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. District Court in Delaware today granted Cordis Corporation's motion for final judgment against Boston Scientific Corporation and Medtronic, Inc. in their cases involving the original Palmaz balloon expandable stent patent. Cordis had asked U.S. Distr...

Watson Announces District Court Ruling in Naproxen Sodium Patent Suit

CORONA, Calif., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI ), a leading specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today that the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida ruled today that Watson's Naproxen Sodium ER tablets, the generic...

New Research Covers Current Trends and Future Directions of the High Performing Pharmaceutical District Sales Managers

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- "The DMs will be the key to evolving the future sales model," a sales leader said in Best Practices, LLC's latest report. The research establishes that the District Sales Manager (DM) is the cornerstone of pharmaceutical sales force effectiveness. Con...

U.S. District Court Finds Arthrex Guilty of Willfully Infringing Smith & Nephew Endoscopy Patent

Jury awards Smith & Nephew $14.7 million in damages ANDOVER, Mass., June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smith & Nephew, Inc., Endoscopy Division, a subsidiary of Smith & Nephew plc (NYSE: SNN ) (London Stock Exchange: SN) announced today that a jury in the United States District Court...

National Union Hospital Healthcare Employees District 1199c Endorses Senator Obama

PHILADELPHIA, April 2, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Henry Nicholas, president of the 150,000-member National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees AFSCME, AFL-CIO, announced today that his 16000-plus members of the Philadelphia local affiliate 1199C, its retirees and members of the Un...

Thomas Farina, Former Pharmaceutical Company District Manager, Charged With Obstruction of Justice

BOSTON, March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Fairport, New York man was charged today in federal court with obstruction of justice. United States Attorney Michael J. Sullivan; Warren T. Bamford, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in New England; Joseph C. Morask...

Federal District Court Ruling Holding Illinois Parental Notice of Abortion Act of 1995 Unconstitutional

CHICAGO, Feb. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Lorie A. Chaiten, Director, Reproductive Rights Project, American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois: We are thrilled with today's ruling by U.S. District Court Judge David Coar holding that the Illinois Parental No...

EPA Awards $154,848 Grant to Canton Local School District for Clean School Bus Project

CHICAGO, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 has awarded a $154,848 grant to the Canton Local School District, Canton, Ohio, for a project to cut diesel emissions from the district's school buses. EPA said the grant will be used to retrofit 24 s...

Virginia School District Gets Proactive Against MRSA

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- CSG/SportsCoatings today announced a major deal that brings its industry-leading antimicrobial products, SportsAide(R) XL and FabricAide(TM), to 25 high schools in Virginia's Fairfax County School District. "Fairfax County School District is th...

Regence Partners with Multnomah Education Service District to Bring Free Health Services to more than 20,000 Students in Need

Company's $20,000 grant helps provide screenings and referral services for at-risk and low-income students to prevent critical health conditions and improve academic performance PORTLAND, Ore, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 117,000 of Oregon's children are uninsured,...

Schering-Plough Reports U.S. District Court for District of Massachusetts Finds No Liability for Subsidiary in AWP Case

KENILWORTH, N.J., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP ) reported that the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts has found no liability for Warrick Pharmaceuticals, its generic subsidiary, in a class action lawsuit involving several pharmaceu...

Another Medtronic Sprint Fidelis Lead Lawsuit is Filed in Federal District Court

Parker Waichman Alonso LLP, along with Smith & Nevares, and Becnel Law Firm, LLC, File Suit against Medtronic Inc., Medtronic Puerto Rico, Inc., and Medtronic Puerto Rico Operations Co. on Behalf of Man Injured by Defective Sprint Fidelis Lead Implanted with a Medtronic Implantable ...

AstraZeneca Response to November 2, 2007 Ruling In Re: Pharmaceutical Industry Average Wholesale Price Litigation, MDL No. 1456, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts

WILMINGTON, Del., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN) is disappointed with today's ruling and we intend to appeal. We believe the ruling is unsupported as the conduct at issue was the result of highly competitive conditions in the pharmaceutical marketplace, which led to d...

Autism Speaks Applauds Supreme Court Decision Upholding Families' Right to Challenge IEPs Without First Trying Out School District Proposed Placement

WASHINGTON, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- By a vote of 4-4, the Supreme Court today upheld the Second Circuit Court decision in the case of Board of Education of City of New York v. Tom F., 06-637, thereby affirming parents' statutory right to challenge a school district's Individualized Education P...

Vitamin Relief Brings Needed Nutrition to School District Resurrecting After Katrina

Program Launched to Bring Tishcon Donated Daily Multi-Vitamins to Young Katrina Victims OJAI, Calif., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer Vitamin Relief USA (http://www.vitaminrelief.org ) and Tishcon Corp. (http://www.tishcon.com ) joined Bay St. Louis-Waveland S...

New Integrated Medical Center and Critical Access Hospital for San Juan County Hospital District

FRIDAY HARBOR, Wash., March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The San Juan County Public Hospital District #1 Board of Commissioners today approved a long-term service contract with PeaceHealth, a Northwest-based not-for-profit healthcare system, to significantly expand healthcare services for San Jua...

A Project to Map the Health Care Needs of a District in Kerala

The Media Lab Asia, a non--profit R&D organization functioning under the Department of Information Technology of the government //of India, has taken up a project to map the health care needs of the Malappuram district in the southern Indian state of Kerala. The two-year project, in collabor...

AIDS Control Programme to Focus on District Level

The National AIDS Control Programme, in its next stage, will shift its focus from the state level to the district level to combat the disease more effectively//. National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) director general K. Sujatha Rao Monday said that after the completion of the NACP-II in M...

Mainpuri- First District in Uttar Pradesh to Impart Sex-Education to Girls

Mainpuri will be the first district in Uttar Pradesh to impart sex education to girl students of 70 junior high schools, officials said today. // The state government had selected Mainpuri and Allahabad districts to start the sex education in which girls will be educated about the HIV/AIDS an...

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

... health care services to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. We currently serve 8.6 million members in nine states and the district of Columbia. Care for members and patients is focused on their total health and guided by their personal physicians, specialists, and team of caregive...

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

...ng U.S. Attorney Jeffrey H. Sloman of the Southern district of Florida; and Daniel R. Levinson, Inspector Gene...ogram during their sentencing hearings before U.S. district Judge Ursula Ungaro. Russell, Pacheco and M...ng U.S. Attorney Jeffrey H. Sloman of the Southern district of Florida. "In this way, the defendants bilked M...

The Dannon Company Awards The I.J. & Jeanne Wagner Jewish Community Center the Fourth Annual Dannon Next Generation Nutrition Grant

...forts." Today's grant ceremony, held at Dannon's plant in West Jordan, Utah, was attended by West Jordan Mayor David Newton; Jennifer Scott, district director for Rep. Jason Chaffetz; Ron Dean, Central and Eastern Utah director for Sen. Orin Hatch; and Michael Sullivan, director of communications fo...

Allscripts Notified of Purported Class Action Lawsuit

...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 executive officers. The ...

Electronic Health Records Help Cardiac Patients Remain Healthy

...ealth care services to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. We currently serve 8.6 million members in nine states and the district of Columbia . Care for members and patients is focused on their total health and guided by their personal physicians, specialists and team of caregiv...

US Oncology Reports Second Quarter Operating Results

... quarter of 2009 or through the date of this release. On July 29, 2009 the Company received a subpoena from the U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern district of New York, seeking documents relating to its contracts and relationships with a pharmaceutical manufacturer and its business and activities relating...
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