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2008-07-23 03:00:00

By Cheryl Powell, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 23--A new hospital in Akron for critically ill patients who require long stays could jump-start more cooperation between the city's rival health-care systems. In mid-August, national hospital chain Select Medical Corp.

2008-07-01 03:00:38

By Carol Biliczky, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 1--Dr. Lois Margaret Nora announced Monday that she will step down as president and dean of the Northeastern Ohio Universities Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy when her contract expires Dec. 31, 2009.

2008-06-30 18:03:00

HCA Virginia and Children's National Medical Center of Washington, DC, today announced plans to collaborate on designing, equipping, and preparing Broadlands Regional Medical Center (BRMC) to provide high-quality services for pediatric patients.

2008-06-16 15:00:48

By Cheryl Powell, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jun. 16--A dedicated father-and-son duo are the backbone of orthopedics in Akron. If you're seeking care at a hospital in town for bone or joint problems, there's a two-in-three chance that Dr.

2008-06-14 03:00:00

By Jewell Cardwell, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jun. 14--Akron's Furnace Street Mission, which has been an anchor to so many, including Akron police officers, in difficult times, can use our collective help. Both muscle and money.

2007-08-06 15:24:09

CLEVELAND, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- University Hospitals Case Medical Center (UHCMC) will celebrate the biggest "Campus Transformation" in its 141-year history with a joint groundbreaking of a new Cancer Hospital and Center for Emergency Medicine on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2007 in the Lakeside Gardens.

2007-06-01 12:00:37

By Cheryl Powell, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jun. 1--Whether they're trying to stay healthy or they need quick treatment when medical problems strike, residents of northern Summit County now have a new option closer to home.

2006-11-20 09:01:09

By Carol Biliczky, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Nov. 20--ROOTSTOWN TWP -- When Dorothy Jones dies, she will, in a sense, go home -- to the land that she and her husband once owned. But Jones will do so on an ambulance cart, draped with a sheet.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.