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2010-11-30 21:20:34

Surgeons married to physicians face more challenges in balancing their personal and professional lives than do surgeons whose partners work in a non-physician field or stay at home.

2010-11-18 17:29:47

Patients undergoing plastic or reconstructive surgery should receive a risk assessment before their procedure to predict whether they'll develop potentially fatal blood clots in the legs or lungs.

2010-11-01 21:34:17

Journal of the American College of Surgeons Article Reviews Grant Program’s Success in Addressing Lack of Minority Surgeons in the Academic Field.

2010-10-28 00:00:44

Dr. Terive Duperier Receives FACS Designation; BMI of Texas Providing Only Accredited Bariatric Fellowship in South Texas BMI of Texas announces that co-founder and bariatric surgeon Dr.Terive Duperier has received the FACS designation.

2010-10-07 08:00:00

SYOSSET, N.Y., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Thelma C. Hurd, M.D., of Elizabeth, New Jersey, has been included in the Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Edition for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of healthcare. ABOUT DR. THELMA C. HURD Dr.

2010-10-06 10:15:00

National Trauma Data Bank research finds ATV riders more likely to die or require aggressive trauma treatment WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With four wheels rather than two, all-terrain vehicles (ATV) would seem to be safer than motorcycles for off-road traveling or sports.

2010-10-05 08:00:00

Growing Shortages of Surgeons and Other Physicians Pose an Increasing Threat to Patient Access to Safe, High-Quality and Affordable Care WASHINGTON, Oct.

2010-10-04 16:45:00

New study shows direct correlation between motor vehicle deaths and access to surgeons WASHINGTON, Oct.

2010-10-04 06:37:00

MISGAV, Israel, October 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- PolyTouch Medical Ltd., a leading developer of laparoscopic soft tissue prosthetic placement technologies, announced today it will be exhibiting its lead product, PatchAssist(TM) at the American College of Surgeons 96th Annual Clinical Congress in Washington, DC this week. The American College of Surgeons (ACS) brings together thousands of surgeons and experts to provide a forum to advance surgeons' ongoing efforts to achieve the best...


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overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
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