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

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, and their subsidiaries (KFHP/H) reported today a combined total operating revenue of $10.5 billion for the quarter ended June 30, 2009, compared to $10.1 billion in the second quarte...

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 Burtonsville, MD (PRWEB) August 7, 2009 -- Lifeclinic International, Inc. , the world's leading manufacturer and distributor of automated blood pressure monitors and health testing stations, wi...

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'

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The differences between the House and Senate health care reform bills aren't just for wonky policy experts," say former Chief of Staff to the House Aging Committee Bob Weiner and Analyst Jordan Osserman. "They translate to real differ...

Expanding Health Coverage May Not Improve Access

Innovations in financing, delivery of care are needed to close gaps, experts say,,,, FRIDAY, Aug. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Even if Congress extends health coverage to the nation's 46 million uninsured Americans, there's no guarantee that everyone will have access to care -- unless payment...

Electronic Health Records Help Cardiac Patients Remain Healthy

DENVER, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- An innovative program that cut cardiac deaths by 73 percent by linking coronary artery disease patients and teams of pharmacists, nurses, primary care doctors, and cardiologists with an electronic health record also kept the patients healthy two years ...

Marathon Health Expands Midwest Presence

Marathon Health, a leading provider of onsite employee health services and technology solutions, today announced the opening of a Chicago field office to better support its Midwest client base and facilitate the continued growth in this region. Burlington, VT (PRWEB) Au...

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Labopharm files New Drug Submission with Health Canada for novel antidepressant

LAVAL, QC, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Labopharm Inc. (TSX: DDS; NASDAQ: DDSS ) today announced it has filed a New Drug Submission (NDS) with the Therapeutic Products Directorate of Health Canada for its novel formulation of the antidepressant trazodone. "We are pleased to file our New Dru...

July 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights a Positive Outlook, Bell's Palsy and Heart Valve Repair

Studies Show a Sunny Outlook is Good for Health, Longer Life ROCHESTER, Minn., July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Here are highlights from the July issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter. You may cite this publication as often as you wish. Reprinting is allowed for a fee. Mayo...

International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health Features Discovery of Asbestos-Related Pain Origin from Scientists at the Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit

DETROIT, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute's National Center for Vermiculite and Asbestos-Related Cancers (NCVAC) have discovered a probable reason for the unrelenting chest pain experienced in certain patients with asbestos-r...

CEL-SCI to Present Data from Multikine Clinical Trials at National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Cancer Institute (NCI) Seminar Series

VIENNA, Va., July 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CEL-SCI Corporation (NYSE Amex: CVM ), a late stage cancer immunotherapy company, announced today that Dr. Eyal Talor, CEL-SCI's Senior Vice President of Research and Manufacturing, has been invited to present to the NIH, NCI's Clinical Cent...

UNT Health Science Center's Groundbreaking Research Applied to Protecting Brain After Traumatic Injury

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In groundbreaking research, scientists at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth have determined that rapid estrogen administration can protect the brain following brain injury. These findings are now being tested ...

SUNY Youth Sports Institute Convenes Top Experts in NYC Next Week to Present Research & Analysis on Energy Drink Health Impacts

- Thirteen Renowned Medical Experts Slated to Attend First National Symposium - CORTLAND, N.Y., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The first national symposium designed to explore the health impacts of energy drinks will be held next week in New York City when thirteen top experts gather to present rese...

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Stedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing, 5th Ed.

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EncounterPRO Electronic Health Record

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SOAPware The Electronic Health Record

Description: SOAPware is an Electronic Health Record for clinics. We provide tools to link to billing systems, hospitals, labs, etc....
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Touchscreen EHR - Electronic Health Record

Description: Clinic Pro Software developed a touchscreen EHR and is scheduled for release in late spring. While a user can choose to use a mouse, the touchscreen allows the practitioner to maintain eye contact while recording encounter results. If portability is an issue, Clinic Pro EHR also runs on a pen table...
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Dairylands Health Information Management

Description: Dairylands Health Information Management solutions provides healthcare organizations a suite of integrated applications for managing patient records, optimizing reimbursement and regulatory compliance....
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Charting Plus Electronic Health Record

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Acute care

...ssociated with care rendered in an emergency department, ambulatory care clinic, or other short term stay facility. An important aspect of the current health care crisis in the US is the result of the growing need for acute care despite a decrease in the number of facilities which provide that care. This mi...

American Dietetic Association

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Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program

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Arterial stiffness

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Artificial induction of immunity

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Bioecological medicine

...r prevention and treatment of diseases. This is an approach to maintain the health of ecoorgan thereby health of the body. Reference Bengmark S, Gil A. Bioecological and nut...
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Occupational Health

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Mental Health

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New insights into health and environmental effects of carbon nanoparticles

A new study raises the possibility that flies and other insects that encounter nanomaterial "hot spots," or spills, near manufacturing facilities in the future could pick up and transport nanoparticles on their bodies, transferring the particles to other flies or habitats in the environment. The s...

Lead-based consumer paint remains a global public health threat

CINCINNATIAlthough lead content in paint has been restricted in the United States since 1978, University of Cincinnati (UC) environmental health researchers say in major countries from three continents there is still widespread failure to acknowledge its danger and companies continue to sell consu...

Scientists uncork a potential secret of red wine's health benefits

Scientists from Scotland and Singapore have unraveled a mystery that has perplexed scientists since red wine was first discovered to have health benefits: how does resveratrol control inflammation? New research published in the August 2009 print issue of The FASEB Journal ( http://www.fasebj.org...

1 in 6 health workers won't report in flu pandemic -- study by Ben-Gurion U. researchers

BEER-SHEVA, ISRAEL -- July 28, 2009 A study conducted by researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health indicates that approximately 16 percent of public health care workers will not report for work in a pandemic flu emergency, regardles...

Most older long-term cancer survivors have poor health habits

A new study finds that most older long-term cancer survivors who are interested in diet and exercise actually have poor health habits. The study also reveals that those survivors who do exercise and watch their diet have improved physical health and quality of life. Published in the September 1, ...

Scripps-led study shows ocean health plays vital role in coral reef recovery

The new research study led by scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego suggests that by improving overall ocean health, corals are better able to recover from bleaching events, which occur when rising sea temperatures force corals to expel their symbiotic algae, known as z...

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The Foundation for National Institutes of Health Announces Unprecedented Product Donation by sanofi-aventis in the U.S.

BETHESDA, Md. and BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health and sanofi-aventis announced an unprecedented donation by the global pharmaceutical leader providing approximately $1.3 million in pharmaceutical th...

Genomic Health Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Business Progress

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX ) today reported financial results and business progress for the quarter ended June 30, 2009. Total revenue increased to $36.6 million in the second quarter of 2009 compared w...

National Institutes of Health Chooses Web of Science(R) to Power electronic Scientific Portfolio Assistant (eSPA)

PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters with Discovery Logic, Inc. today announced that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has chosen Web of Science ((R)) data to power the NIH electronic Scientific Portfolio Assistant ( eSPA ). eSPA is an information tech...

International Milk Genomics & Human Health Symposium Speaker Program Announced

The speaker program for the 6th International Symposium on Milk Genomics & Human Health has been released. The three-day event will be held September 28-29, 2009 at the Mercure Paris Porte de Versailles Expo Hotel in Paris, France. The agenda for the 6th annual meeting includes presentations ...

Cardinal Health Completes Biotech Acquisition

DUBLIN, Ohio, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardinal Health today announced it has agreed to acquire the assets of privately held Biotech, an operator of Positron Emission Tomography (PET) cyclotrons and nuclear pharmacies in the Southwestern United States. Cardinal Health...

Digitas Health Expands Adding Two Key Locations

PHILADELPHIA, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Digitas Health, Medical Marketing & Media magazine's 2009 Agency of the Year, today announces the opening of two key new locations in London and Boston. This move is a strategic part of the agency's 2010 growth plan. Digitas Health has ...

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PixCell IIe LCM Instrument with PixCell II Image Archiving Workstation (220 volts) from Arcturus, now part of Molecular Devices

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PixCell IIe LCM Instrument with PixCell II Image Archiving Workstation (110 volts) from Arcturus, now part of Molecular Devices

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Company:Arcturus, now part of Molecular Devices

cGMP Safe Deposit Facility from European Collection of Cell Cultures (ECACC)

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Double labelled probes from Thermo Scientific

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Human Interferon Gamma Bioassay Services from PBL InterferonSource

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Albinism

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Alcohol

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Antibiotic

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Avian influenza

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Biological tissue

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Blood

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Yellow fever

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