Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Miscellaneous News Stories - February 2010

Date Title Comments Rating
2010-02-27 Walgreens donates $2M to American Red Cross Haiti Relief and Development Fund 0 None
2010-02-26 Pinnacles Services attains LEED Gold rating for headquarters building 0 None
2010-02-25 APWU Health Plan's calendar wins bronze award in Calendar category at SIAA 0 None
2010-02-25 The Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy selects Botvin LST as "Top Tier" program 0 4
2010-02-25 Revised model will help scientists in understanding transport of fluid constituents 0 None
2010-02-25 Taxing unhealthy foods may promote healthy food choices 0 None
2010-02-25 Soy products meet nutritional needs of people with lactose intolerance 0 2.6
2010-02-25 Food-attributed illness poses a major problem for food manufacturers and suppliers 0 None
2010-02-25 Anti drinking campaigns can increase alcohol abuse 0 None
2010-02-24 Edesia receives $2M grant from USAID to produce more than 300 metric tons of Nutributter in 2010 0 5
2010-02-24 Manduka announces the debut of eQua Hot Yoga Towel 0 None
2010-02-24 Elsevier shares internal custom publication guidelines with scientific and medical communities 0 None
2010-02-24 BioStorage Technologies' Frankfurt facility receives green certification from ENTEGA Vertrieb 0 None
2010-02-24 More than 100 people enrolled in UK's tobacco treatment programs 0 None
2010-02-24 Sopris and Tufts University to publish reading intervention program for students 0 None
2010-02-24 Shop at the perimeter of grocery stores to fight weight gain 0 None
2010-02-24 World Vision receives $19M grant from USAID to help families and communities in Haiti 0 None
2010-02-23 'Religion And Ethics' examines U.S. foreign aid 0 None
2010-02-23 Green Smoke claims e-cigarettes are healthy alternative to traditional tobacco 0 5
2010-02-22 Yoga program to help address coping skills and new lifestyle initiatives for domestic violence survivors 0 None
2010-02-22 Five undiscussed threats to workers’ safety 0 None
2010-02-22 Effective e-waste management needed 1 None
2010-02-22 Hess to be honored with Target Hunger Harvesting Hope Humanitarian Award for addressing social issues 0 None
2010-02-22 Most of household dust comes from outdoors, say Arizona scientists 0 None
2010-02-22 Highest assault rates associated with carry-out sites selling alcohol for off-premise consumption 0 None
2010-02-21 Impact of global warming on food prices would likely to drive many into poverty 0 None
2010-02-20 U.S. congressional delegation in Zimbabwe to assess power sharing agreement, economic reform, humanitarian assistance 0 None
2010-02-19 Women more likely to read true crime than nonfiction books:Study 0 None
2010-02-19 Traditional gauges of economic activity overstate standard of living, say researchers 0 None
2010-02-19 MetLife Mature Market Institute provides history of generations born since early 1900s 0 None
2010-02-19 USDA and FDA join forces to enhance safety and quality of fresh produce 0 None
2010-02-19 Shortfall of $21B in aid pledged by wealthy countries, report says 0 None
2010-02-19 New approach to empower victims of family violence 0 None
2010-02-19 Steroids and weight loss products can accelerate hair loss, says hair loss expert 0 None
2010-02-18 Dow AgroSciences and the Victorian Government announce new research alliance 0 None
2010-02-18 GSK Consumer Healthcare applauds two smoking cessation organizations for improving smoking cessation aids 0 None
2010-02-18 Senior U.N. officials express concern over military provision of humanitarian aid in Afghanistan 0 None
2010-02-18 AppSec's whitepaper provides database assessment solutions for enterprise organizations 0 None
2010-02-18 Report estimates Haiti earthquake damages could reach nearly $14B 0 None
2010-02-17 New sugar-based polymer for disposing food packaging and other plastic items 0 4
2010-02-17 Researchers find food safety violations in independently owned ethnic restaurants in Kansas 0 None
2010-02-17 Emphasising emotional benefits of exercise is more effective in promoting physical fitness 1 None
2010-02-17 Majority of Americans support conservation, but few practice it in everyday lives 0 None
2010-02-16 Bluestar Silicones launches new line of Silbione products for medical applications 0 None
2010-02-16 Economic benefits of 2010 Winter Olympics remain question for Vancouver and BC 0 4
2010-02-16 BioOhio awarded $5M grant to implement Ohio Bioscience Industry Workforce Preparedness project 0 1
2010-02-15 International discussion held to find solutions for agricultural challenges of all time 0 5
2010-02-15 Study shows poor sleep quality increases risk of motor vehicle accidents in adolescents 0 None
2010-02-15 GM crops can help bolster global food security, scientists say in special journal issue 0 None
2010-02-15 Reliv Kalogris Foundation donates $450,000 worth of children's nutritional supplements to Haiti 0 5
2010-02-12 Wednesday's blizzard-like conditions impacted blood donations across the area of Penn-Jersey Region 0 None
2010-02-12 World leaders need to alter their notions on sustainable agriculture to prevent starvation catastrophe 0 None
2010-02-12 American Red Cross raises $32M in mobile giving for ongoing relief efforts in Haiti 0 None
2010-02-12 Customer Care department of Murad named finalist for 2010 Stevie Awards 0 None
2010-02-11 Microbial risk management in food processing needs to be improved within EU countries 0 4
2010-02-11 Seminar held in Tallinn provides information about hygienic design and cleaning procedures 0 None
2010-02-11 Venture Products introduces Shock Athletic lineup of portable fitness mats for fitness enthusiasts 0 4
2010-02-11 Rennco introduces new vertical bagging system 0 None
2010-02-11 VCU professor warns consumers to be wary of unregulated electronic cigarettes 0 None
2010-02-11 Raising New Jersey's cigarette tax by $1 would bring in $80M in new annual revenue 0 None
2010-02-11 BBSRC commits £15M to establish training for food security research and development 0 None
2010-02-11 Haitian death toll climbs to 230,000, government says 0 None
2010-02-11 Research finds Mexican-Americans as most physically active group in U.S. 0 None
2010-02-11 India puts indefinite 'moratorium' on release of country's first GM vegetable 0 None
2010-02-10 Bees prefer nectar containing nicotine and caffeine over "clean" nectar 0 None
2010-02-10 Alcohol and energy drinks may create a dangerous mix 0 None
2010-02-10 Majority of people prefer touchless towel dispensers to air dryers 0 5
2010-02-10 Getinge Canada named 'Top 50 Best Small and Medium Employers in Canada' for 2009 0 None
2010-02-10 IndicatorEDG survey reveals Americans find less chance of achieving personal dreams 0 None
2010-02-10 ISR’s report identifies challenges faced by industry while recruiting participants in clinical trails 0 None
2010-02-10 Athena Cosmetics launches RevitaBrow to revitalize eyebrows 0 None
2010-02-10 Role of online social network in emergency management 0 5
2010-02-10 Judge schedules next phase of LightLab Imaging's damages trial against Volcano and Axsun Technologies 0 None
2010-02-10 Findings reveal underlying mechanisms that make TV drama more persuasive to women viewers 0 None
2010-02-10 Are women set up for failure? 0 None
2010-02-10 AANS: Accidental falls are leading cause of non-fatal injury among Americans of all ages 0 None
2010-02-10 Valentines Party for disabled community at VHAV, California 0 None
2010-02-10 ClearWay Minnesota releases new campaign that shines light on tobacco industry 0 5
2010-02-10 Unassisted cessation proves to be most successful in quitting smoking 1 5
2010-02-10 SAGE to publish Geriatric Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation bimonthly journal from September 2010 0 None
2010-02-09 For senior care, sometimes it does take a village 0 None
2010-02-09 Vigilan announces new continuing education courses for assisted living community administrators 0 None
2010-02-09 Journal highlights toxic nature of herbal medicines 0 None
2010-02-08 lucy activewear announces commitment to Off the Mat, Into the World 0 None
2010-02-08 Self-love heals physical, emotional, mental and spiritual wounds 0 5
2010-02-08 FilterPure, Global Effect announce ground breaking ceremony for water filtration factory in Haiti 0 5
2010-02-06 Saint Louis University offers strategies for accomplishing goals 1 None
2010-02-06 Babson Executive Education offers program for bio-pharma professionals 0 None
2010-02-06 WFP has reached 600,000 Haitians with food voucher plan 0 None
2010-02-06 Visionworks launches optical retail center in Cranberry Commons Mall 0 None
2010-02-06 Reliv International adds new products to its portfolio 0 None
2010-02-06 Weight Watchers International settles legal dispute with Jenny Craig 0 None
2010-02-05 BIO releases proposed policy options to support U.S. job growth 0 None
2010-02-05 New virology textbook treats viruses in the context of virus families 0 None
2010-02-05 APA urges Pentagon and Congress to end restrictions on gays and lesbians serving in military 0 None
2010-02-05 Study: More than 100,600 people receive emergency food each year through Eastern Illinois Foodbank 0 None
2010-02-05 U.N. taps Bill Clinton to lead Haiti rebuilding; 200,000 people died in quake, Haitian PM says 0 None
2010-02-05 Anti-doping community urges researchers and athletes to fight illegal doping 0 5
2010-02-05 Researchers evaluate ethical and legal issues of volunteers who participate in endoscopy-based studies 0 None
2010-02-05 Low-cost soy chicken offers numerous health benefits 0 None
2010-02-05 Exposure to ecstasy or cocaine during adolescence could lead to drug addiction 0 None
2010-02-05 Online programs may help Americans incorporate more fruits and vegetables in their diet 0 None
2010-02-04 Manduka introduces Manduka PRO Black Cherry mat for yoga enthusiasts 0 None
2010-02-04 Workplace violence, signs and prevention to be addressed at national audioconference 0 None
2010-02-04 International event focuses on evidence-based practice to reduce drugs and alcohol 0 None
2010-02-04 Unisys' Mexican subsidiary wins contract to develop biometric citizen identification solution 0 4
2010-02-04 Guns in homes can increase risk of death and firearm-related violence 21 3
2010-02-04 U.S. Marshals seize food products stored under insanitary conditions at Mid-States Closeouts 0 None
2010-02-04 Fluorochemicals used in nonstick cookware and similar products to be phased out amidst toxic concerns 0 None
2010-02-03 I.I.I. highlights fraud and abuse in New York's automobile insurance system 0 None
2010-02-03 World Cocoa Foundation launches CLP to improve livelihoods of cocoa farmers in Cote d'Ivoire 0 None
2010-02-03 Pioneering paper claims Earth's chemical energy powered early life 0 None
2010-02-03 Pronto Seminars announces 2010 workshop schedule for healthcare professionals 0 5
2010-02-03 Report: California biomedical industry faces unprecedented challenges 0 None
2010-02-03 New study to understand the association of winter "cold-air pools" with poor air quality 0 None
2010-02-03 Australian sports medicine experts invited to lend skills for Vancouver Winter Olympics 0 None
2010-02-03 Subject experts address a variety of career topics at ACS Webinar 0 None
2010-02-03 Obama's budget addresses the urgent need for bringing healthy food options to underserved communities 0 None
2010-02-03 Save up to 40% off the retail prices in body building supplement retail stores 0 None
2010-02-03 Study indicates seasonal patterns could influence future health and fitness 0 None
2010-02-02 Contemporary version of We Are The World song recorded to benefit Haitian earthquake relief efforts 1 5
2010-02-02 New formulated soy product offers heart health benefits 0 None
2010-02-02 Long-term harmful effects of BPA exposure: Cereplast lauds FDA's demand for additional study 0 None
2010-02-02 Cryogenetics invents a method for cryo-preservation of fish embryos 0 None
2010-02-02 CCA launches 2010 Excellence Awards Programme to recognise phenomenal change in customer service 0 None
2010-02-01 ACE launches public service campaign to educate parents and teenagers on inhalant abuse 0 None


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