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'AARP/Walgreens Wellness Tour' to Provide Free Health Screenings and Services

...April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP and Walgreens ( NYSE, NASDAQ: wag ) today announced the launch of a two-year, national mobile health screeni...ir current membership status. About Walgreens Walgreens (NYSE, NASDAQ: wag ) is the nation's largest drugstore chain with fiscal 2008 sales of $59 bil...

Quest Diagnostics to Support Walgreens and Take Care Health Systems' Offer of Free Health Services by Providing Certain Free Laboratory Testing

...testing services for free to qualified patients served through the Take Care Recovery Plan, which is an offer, announced by Walgreens (NYSE, Nasdaq: wag ) and Take Care Health Systems, to provide free health care services at Take Care Clinics. The offer is available to qualified patients, including Tak...

MedCom Announces Card Activation Wins Significant Court Ruling

...ocessing debit styled cards, which include gift cards and phone cards. Card Activation currently has lawsuits pending against Walgreen Company (NYSE: wag ), Sears Holding Corporation (Nasdaq: SHLD ), TJX Companies (NYSE: TJX ) and OfficeMax ((NYSE: OMX ), as well as Barnes & Noble and Aeropostale. Ca...

WAG Wedding Extravaganza for England Footballers

...n Sunday after a clutch of extravagant, glitzy nuptials dubbed the ultimate wag wedding weekend. The off-field antics of the so-called WAGs -- wives a...r a traditional Saturday afternoon kick-off -- reportedly creating chaos in wag world. The nuptials have provided a boon for Britain's press, with tabl...

New Brain Neuromarker May Shed Light on Autism and Schizophrenia

...rforming continuous finger motion. At first, the two subjects were asked to wag their fingers but were not allowed to see each others hands. Then, like the... between them was removed so they could see each other as they continued to wag their fingers. When subjects were allowed to see each others fingers moving...

Stop Smoking, Start Living: World No Tobacco Day

... Each year the last day of May is celebrated as the World No Tobacco Day . It is sponsored annually by the World Health Organization to wag a warning finger at the excesses, in terms of health, that results from tobacco use. This year the focus is on 100% smoke free environment with sp...

Bill Clinton Says US Healthcare System Immoral

...ly a third of U.S. health care went to administrative costs, the highest in the world, he said. "We're letting the health insurance financing tail wag the health-care dog," he said. Clinton, who has spent much of his post-presidential years working to address the worldwide AIDS epidemic, said Ame...

Robo-Dog To Monitor Your Calorie Intake

...new robo-dog is programmed to exhibit four different behaviors. If you have stuck to your daily calories, the dog will jump up and down, robo-dog will wag it is tail, play cheerful music and flash brightly colored lights that stud its 50 cm high body. But if you have taken high fat foods like potato chip...

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WAG in Biological News

Monkeys use 'baby talk' to interact with infants

...s topic as a doctoral student at the University and currently works at Brookfield Zoo near Chicago. While intently watching infants, females excitedly wag their tails and emit long strings of grunts and girneys. The calls appear to be used to elicit infants attention and encourage their behavior. They...
WAG in Biological Technology

Microscopic 'clutch' puts flagellum in neutral

...d still have freedom of motion, listless as it might be. To determine which hypothesis was correct, the scientists decided it best to let the tail wag the dog. They attached the tail end of the flagellum to a glass slide and examined the movement of the entire cell in the presence and absence of EpsE...

Info Security: Taking a page from the 1950s

... Corporation Its not news to any IT security professional that the most common threats to security come from inside the organization. As one security wag put it, security at most companies is like a good piece of candy, a hard shell with a soft and chewy inside. Which begs the question of what are we do...

Was the Telecom Act of 1996 a boon or bomb for U.S.?

...have been writing about it for 10 years. Carlinism: The Congressional hearings are nothing more than a telecom industry ring the phone version of wag the Dog. James Carlini is an adjunct professor at Northwestern University . He is also president of Carlini & Associates . Carlini can be reache...
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