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Helping seniors in times of trauma

Helping seniors in times of trauma

HHS enhances Medicare drug card program to help seniors

HHS enhances Medicare drug card program to help seniors

Dentists should measure the blood pressure of every patient

Dentists should measure the blood pressure of every patient

Too much TV leads to higher risk of obesity for young black girls

Too much TV leads to higher risk of obesity for young black girls

University of Utah gets patent approval relating to methods of rapid nucleic acid amplification

University of Utah gets patent approval relating to methods of rapid nucleic acid amplification

50 year old frozen smallpox vaccines are nearly 100 percent effective

50 year old frozen smallpox vaccines are nearly 100 percent effective

Nicotine patches and gum less effective for women than men

Nicotine patches and gum less effective for women than men

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has announced the Medicare premium amounts

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has announced the Medicare premium amounts

Launch of one of the US's largest electronic medical record implementations

Launch of one of the US's largest electronic medical record implementations

Medicare approves University of Kentucky lung transplants

Medicare approves University of Kentucky lung transplants

U.S. plan for influenza pandemic response

U.S. plan for influenza pandemic response

Chiron delays Fluvirin influenza virus vaccine shipments

Chiron delays Fluvirin influenza virus vaccine shipments

Payments to rural hospices are projected to increase $23 million in 2005

Payments to rural hospices are projected to increase $23 million in 2005

FDA reinforces use of Sustiva in first-line HIV combination therapy

FDA reinforces use of Sustiva in first-line HIV combination therapy

High blood pressure increased 30 percent over the last decade in the U.S.

High blood pressure increased 30 percent over the last decade in the U.S.

U.S. to vigorously defend against Vermont's lawsuit on importing drugs from Canada

U.S. to vigorously defend against Vermont's lawsuit on importing drugs from Canada

Study to compare prostate surgery and drugs

Study to compare prostate surgery and drugs

Workplace obesity intervention programs can reach millions of people

Workplace obesity intervention programs can reach millions of people

Two more drugs added to Medicare demonstration program

Two more drugs added to Medicare demonstration program

66,000 elderly California residents or people with disabilities will continue their home and community-based services

66,000 elderly California residents or people with disabilities will continue their home and community-based services