Wednesday, February 29, 2012

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Special Report: Health Care Clinics
WNCT Greenville Wed, 29 Feb 2012 15:05 PM PST
Special Report: Health Care Clinics

FDA approves first 4-in-1 flu vaccine
Associated Press via Yahoo! News Wed, 29 Feb 2012 15:04 PM PST
Federal health officials have approved the first vaccine that protects against four strains of the common flu, offering one additional layer of protection against the influenza virus.

NHS reforms live blog â€" Lords debate the health and social care bill
Guardian Unlimited Wed, 29 Feb 2012 15:01 PM PST
As Lib Dem activists prepare to oppose the coalition's NHS reforms, the Lords examine the health bill • Read a summary of today's key events 8.05pm: Here is a summary of today's key events as the government's controversial health and social care bill continued to be debated by the House of Lords: • The government accepted a crossbench amendment preventing the health bill opening the door to ...

Study seeks those affected by oil spill
UPI Wed, 29 Feb 2012 14:57 PM PST
BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 29 (UPI) -- Two years after the Gulf of Mexico oil spill 10,000 cleanup workers and volunteers enrolled in a study of physical or mental health problems, officials say.

Health Care IT Industry Digests Stage 2 Guidelines on 'Meaningful Use'
eWeek Wed, 29 Feb 2012 14:57 PM PST
Although new federal guidelines on electronic health record (EHR) use bring few changes for IT vendors, doctors and hospitals will need to take note of some changes regarding encryption, data sharing and electronic entry of care directions.

Atrium Innovations Announces 2011 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results
PR Newswire Wed, 29 Feb 2012 14:55 PM PST
Continued Growth and Record Results in 2011 QUEBEC CITY, Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Atrium Innovations Inc. (TSX: ATB), a globally recognized leader in the development, manufacturing, and commercialization of innovative, science-based dietary supplements endorsed by health...

Nurse leads massive renovation of west Charlotte health care clinic
News 14 Carolina Wed, 29 Feb 2012 14:54 PM PST
For the past 25 years Nurse Betty Marlin has helped patients in the west Charlotte community of Biddleville. Primary Health-Care of Charlotte on Beatties Ford Road has served the community that would typically not be able to afford healthcare. Now, Marlin is taking on a $150,000 renovation and upgrade project for the clinic.

Venezuela: "Ignore rumors" in Chavez cancer saga Wed, 29 Feb 2012 14:50 PM PST
CARACAS - President Hugo Chavez's government urged Venezuelans on Wednesday to ignore rumors the socialist leader's health may be worse than the official version that he is in good condition after surgery in Cuba.

Reformulation drive risks dairy sector damage, Dairy UK warns
Food Navigator Europe Wed, 29 Feb 2012 14:49 PM PST
UK trade body Dairy UK has called on the nation’s government to do more to communicate the positive health benefits of dairy products, and warns that the current focus on reformulation risks ‘putting many consumers off eating dairy foods’.

‘Good health a prerequisite for a country’s growth’
The Borneo Post Wed, 29 Feb 2012 14:48 PM PST
BINTULU: Optimum health of its citizens is a prerequisite for a country to achieve progress and greatness. It [...]

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