| Feb 20, 2014
| 4:10 PM
For the past twelve years, organizations in Connecticut from public and private foundations have come together to create an oral health awareness movement. The American Dental Association (ADA) began the Give Kids a Smile (GKAS) program in 2002 as a way for ADA members to join with others in the community to provide dental services to underserved children. Eleven years ago the Community Health Center, Inc. (CHC) became one of the participants of Give Kid's a Smile Day to help target the underserved populations among their regular patient demographic. Each year, approximately 450,000 children benefit from more than 1500 Give Kids Smile events in the US.
| Feb 17, 2014
| 9:05 AM
SEATTLE Western Washington University's Carver Gym was buzzing with fifth-grade energy one day in October, as nearly 900 students filed into the gym in the heart of the Bellingham campus.
The gym had all the noise and excitement of a pep rally before a...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 12:50 PM
MILWAUKEE Lyle Drier incurred more than $35,000 in co-pays after she was diagnosed with multiple myeloma for a reason that she felt was inherently unfair: A drug needed to treat her cancer was given as a pill rather than intravenously.
The drug, which...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 4:01 AM
(Repeats Feb. 13 story for wider readership)
* Stallergenes CEO sees Oralair U.S. approval by end of 1st
* Stallergenes CEO sees $1 bln potential for new oral
* Oralair addresses 5 grass allergies vs one for rival Merck
| Jan 14, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The doctor holds up a hand and says, "Wait." She turns away to rummage through a drawer, explaining: "I want to show you something."
It takes a moment to push aside the syringes and packets of gauze before she locates a small, white shard and cups it in...