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2012-12-28 15:21:59

Study authors explain that findings published in Journal of American College of Surgeons point to the need for further research on why these racial disparities exist and what preventive interventions can be developed When researchers from UCLA Medical Center investigated the link between racial disparities and appendicitis outcomes in children, they found that the type of hospital in which black, Hispanic and other minority patients receive care–community, children's or...

2012-12-21 05:03:41

Dr. Nia Banks has met the American College of Surgeons stringent membership requirements and has earned the distinguished right to use the designation of "FACS" after her name. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) December 20, 2012 Dr. Nia Banks was among 1,377 Initiates from around the world who became Fellows of the American College of Surgeons during convocation ceremonies at the College´s 2012 annual Clinical Congress in Chicago. Dr. Banks received a medical doctorate in 2002 from the Johns...

2012-12-16 05:00:46

Obesity Surgery Center and Dr. Osvaldo Anez was awarded the "Best of the Best" designation for excellence by Follow Media Consulting, Inc. in the category of Virginia Weight Loss Center. Washington DC (PRWEB) December 15, 2012 Obesity Surgery Center and Dr. Osvaldo Anez was awarded the "Best of the Best" designation for excellence by Follow Media Consulting, Inc. in the category of Virginia Weight Loss Center. You can contact them at (703) 956 6743. This award signifies the continued...

2012-12-13 05:04:01

15 new advisory board doctor members added to the new LocateADoc.com team to help guide the best user experience. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) December 12, 2012 LocateADoc.com, a premier online physician directory, is proud to announce the appointment of 15 new members to its Medical Advisory Board. The LocateADoc Medical Advisory Board is compiled of a small group of elite medical industry professionals in the fields of Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Infertility (IVF),...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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