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2009-12-08 06:00:00

DALLAS, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the fourteenth consecutive year Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas (Baylor Dallas) has earned the Consumer Choice Award by the National Research Corporation (NRC) for the Dallas region. The Consumer Choice Award is given to the hospitals that consumers have chosen as having the highest quality and image in 250 markets throughout the U.S. This is the fourteenth year NRC has recognized and honored Consumer Choice Award winners and the...

2009-11-24 15:51:00

DALLAS, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center has become a full member of one of the largest cancer clinical trials cooperative groups in the United States. Funded by research grants from the National Cancer Institute, Southwest Oncology Group conducts clinical trials to prevent and treat cancer in adults, and to improve the quality of life for cancer survivors. "Joining this prestigious group will allow us to offer additional, important clinical...

2009-10-23 16:23:00

DALLAS and AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baylor University's Executive MBA Program climbed 15 spots in the Financial Times' 2009 overall rankings to No. 73 worldwide. The program, which includes both Dallas and Austin campuses, ranked No. 1 in Texas for percent of salary increase, career progress rank and percent of women students. "The rankings exhibit our strength in helping seasoned professionals achieve their goals," said Dr. Gary Carini, associate dean of...

2009-10-12 16:00:00

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Student computer programmers from universities around the world will battle for a spot to attend the World Finals of the 34th annual Association for Computer Machinery (ACM) International Collegiate Contest (ICPC), sponsored by IBM (NYSE: IBM). Referred to as the Battle of the Brains, this competition challenges students to solve real-world problems using open technology and advanced computing methods under a grueling five-hour deadline....

2009-10-01 05:00:00

DALLAS, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas has been recognized as one of 25 hospitals in the nation achieving exemplary outcomes for surgical patient care. The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP) recognized 25 participating hospitals for achieving exemplary outcomes related to at least two out of five clinical areas: DVT (deep vein thrombosis, thrombophlebitis and pulmonary embolism); cardiac...

2009-09-30 15:00:00

DALLAS, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Sleep Center at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas recently received accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. The center at Baylor Dallas is one of only two dozen accredited centers in North Texas. "Accreditation provides formal recognition of our commitment to quality scientific research and care for patients suffering from sleep disorders," said David L. Luterman, M.D., sleep medicine physician and pulmonologist...

2009-09-29 08:22:00

DUBLIN, September 29 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a Baylor University study, 81% of Americans say they believe in angels to some extent, with 60% of Americans "absolutely" believing. And with the internationally best-selling Angels in My Hair by Irish mystic Lorna Byrne (http://www.lornabyrne.com), the momentum of angels is rapidly increasing. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090929/360923 ) Byrne has been seeing, hearing and speaking to spiritual entities she...

2009-09-25 17:14:00

WACO, Texas, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From over 2,300 schools surveyed by Entrepreneur magazine and The Princeton Review, Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business was recognized as having one of the top 50 entrepreneurship programs in the country. Baylor ranked 4th in the undergraduate category of the survey. The seventh annual ranking reveals the nation's top 25 undergraduate and top 25 graduate programs for entrepreneurship. Baylor's ranking can be seen at...

2009-09-24 11:00:00

DALLAS, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Baylor Health Care System Foundation announced gifts exceeding $20 million for what will be North Texas' largest outpatient cancer center and first dedicated hospital focusing on cancer patients. This donation is made possible through the generosity of the men and women of Sammons Enterprises, Inc. and the estate of founder Charles A. Sammons, who quietly provided significant philanthropic support to Baylor University Medical Center for more than...

2009-09-18 07:15:00

DALLAS, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- In May, 2004, Tim received the news that his 42-year-old wife Sara had suffered an acute stroke. With three children still at home and the oldest child heading off to Iraq to serve in his first tour of duty, Tim's family and church rallied to support the family. After 10 days in ICU, Tim was told his wife would never walk, talk, or interact with people again. This was devastating news, but Tim did not give up hope. After 3 months in-patient at Baylor...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.