Tag Archives: 2010

Health Highlights: March 2, 2010

Obama Signs Kids' Health Insurance Bill

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: FDA Appoints Tobacco Advisory Panel Members The health impacts of menthol in cigarettes will be on the agenda when the new U.S. Food and Drug Administration tobacco advisory panel holds its first meeting …

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Health Highlights: March 4, 2010

Obama Signs Kids' Health Insurance Bill

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: FDA to Discuss Insulin Pump Recalls A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel will hold a special meeting Friday to discuss an increasing number of hardware and software problems with insulin pumps, …

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Health Highlights: Feb. 24, 2010

Obama Defends Health Care Law, Offers Fixes

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Ex-Vice President Cheney Leaves Hospital Former Vice President Dick Cheney, who suffered a mild heart attack Monday, left the hospital Wednesday morning. His aide, Peter Long, said Cheney is “feeling good” and would …

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Health Highlights: Feb. 25, 2010

Obama Defends Health Care Law, Offers Fixes

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: U.S. Health Agencies Hope to Speed Development of New Medical Advances A new program will help U.S. health officials make speedier decisions about the safety and effectiveness of new products and procedures in …

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Health Highlights: Feb. 23, 2010

Obama Signs Kids' Health Insurance Bill

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Drug Companies Help Fund Doctors’ Schooling: Survey Drug industry money was accepted by 55% of U.S. medical residency programs that train doctors in internal medicine, according to a survey conducted in 2006 and …

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Health Highlights: Feb. 16, 2010

Obama Signs Kids' Health Insurance Bill

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Study Links Poverty, Gene Mutation, Breast Cancer Survival Poverty may trigger a gene mutation that reduces a woman’s chances of surviving breast cancer, U.K. researchers report. They analyzed the level …

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Health Highlights: Feb. 18, 2010

Obama Defends Health Care Law, Offers Fixes

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Expect Health Insurance Rate Increases, HHS Warns Large health insurance premium increases are likely to be common in coming years, warns a U.S. Health and Human Services Department report released Thursday. “Across the …

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Health Highlights: Feb. 10, 2010

Obama Signs Kids' Health Insurance Bill

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Boredom May Be Deadly Bored people may be more likely to die early, according to English researchers. They studied the responses collected between 1985 and 1988 from more than 7,500 London civil servants, …

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Health Highlights: Feb. 9, 2010

Obama Signs Kids' Health Insurance Bill

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: New Guidelines Coming on Use of Newborn Blood Samples U.S. government advisers say new national recommendations that will give parents more information and more say on the use of blood samples taken from …

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Health Highlights: Feb. 4, 2010

Obama Defends Health Care Law, Offers Fixes

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Program Offers Free Health Text Messages To New Moms A free program that texts pregnancy and baby health tips to the cell phones of expectant and new mothers is expected to be announced …

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