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2010-07-12 12:02:00

Eight Programs Recognized as Circle of Life Honorees CHICAGO, July 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three programs that expand the reach of palliative and end-of-life care will be recognized as the 2010 recipients of the Circle of Life Award(®): Celebrating Innovation in Palliative and End-of-Life Care, along with five others that will be awarded Citations of Honor. Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care in Kansas City, Mo.; Snohomish County Palliative Partnership in...

2009-07-23 16:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Hospital Association's (AHA) Board of Trustees has elected John W. Bluford, president and CEO of Truman Medical Centers in Kansas City, Mo. as its chair-elect designate. Bluford will assume the chairmanship in 2011, becoming the top elected official of the national organization that represents America's hospitals and health systems. Bluford has been chief executive officer and executive director of Truman Medical Centers (TMC)...

2009-05-29 09:00:00

FT. MYERS, Fla., May 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chico's (NYSE: CHS) is thrilled to announce the results of its highly successful campaign benefitting the American Heart Association's mission to prevent cardiovascular disease and stroke. From Nov. 17, 2008, through March 31, 2009, Chico's committed to donate $2.82 from each sale of its Heartfelt Pin, specially designed for the American Heart Association (AHA) in support of its Start! Movement, a program that encourages walking towards a...

Word of the Day
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.