Monday, January 30, 2012

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New Report: Florida Women’s Health at Risk
WCTV Tallahassee Mon, 30 Jan 2012 07:04 AM PST
Women’s health advocates call on public officials to take immediate action

Neglected Diseases Targeted by Pharmaceutical Giants
ThirdAge Mon, 30 Jan 2012 07:03 AM PST
Ten neglected diseases will be wiped out by 2020 if a new partnership of pharmaceutical companies, national governments and global health organizations is successful. According to Reuters, the groups will combine to donate drugs and scientific expertise to combat tropical diseases that receive little attention in the Western world....

Press Release
PharmiWeb Mon, 30 Jan 2012 07:00 AM PST
ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kish Health System in DeKalb, IL, has implemented the Pharmacy Xpert clinical surveillance and intervention solution from Thomson Reuters to proactively capture interventions, manage medication therapy and enhance pharmacist efficiency across Kish Health facilities.

Burlington County honors health educator of the year
Medford Central Record Mon, 30 Jan 2012 07:00 AM PST
The Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders honored Holly Funkhouser Cucuzzella, the director of the Public Health Education section of the County Health Department recently with a proclamation for having been awarded the distinction of Health Educator of the Year by the NJ Society of Public Health Educators (SOPHE).

Bay Area man with defibrillator wants to know what his heart is saying
Oakland Tribune Mon, 30 Jan 2012 06:59 AM PST
Defibrillators implanted in to help faulty hearts transmits health data that patients cannot obtain. One man stepping up a national campaign to get at it.

Two men shot, but unknown if crimes related
The Topeka Capital-Journal Mon, 30 Jan 2012 06:58 AM PST
Topeka police are investigating are investigating two shootings that took place overnight Sunday in central Topeka. Police Lt. Scott Gilchrist said officers responded to St. Francis Health Center at 10:48 p.m.

AMN Healthcare Completes Sale of Home Healthcare Business
PR Newswire Mon, 30 Jan 2012 06:56 AM PST
SAN DIEGO, Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE: AHS) announced it has completed the sale of its home healthcare business to BAYADA Home Health Care, Inc. effective January 30, 2012.  As a result of the sale, AMN will receive cash proceeds of...

Cardio-friendly foods biggest opportunity for vitamin K2, predicts NattoPharma Mon, 30 Jan 2012 06:55 AM PST
Carlsson was speaking to NutraIngredients-USA after preliminary findings from a three-year human intervention study using NattoPharma’s natural vitamin K2 MenaQ7 had generated encouraging results on cardiovascular and bone health parameters.

School of the Osage health insurance escrow down $24K
Lake Sun Leader Mon, 30 Jan 2012 06:55 AM PST
The School of the Osage is keeping a watchful eye on its self-insured health insurance escrow, which over the past year has taken some significant hits.

Sweetheart 5K set 2/11
The Arab Tribune Mon, 30 Jan 2012 06:50 AM PST
The Arab Primary School Relay for Life Team is sponsoring a Sweetheart 5K Run to begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11. This event is being held to raise money for the fight against cancer while promoting good health of all participants.

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