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2009-01-13 15:22:00

DALLAS, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Andrew J. Applewhite, M.D., C.W.S., a certified wound specialist on the medical staff at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas (Baylor Dallas), has been named medical director of the hospital's Comprehensive Wound Care Center. In this role, Dr. Applewhite will lead the multidisciplinary team at the center providing specialized care for patients with chronic, non-healing wounds. Dr. Applewhite earned his doctor of medicine degree from The...

2009-01-10 16:18:06

Baylor's LaceDarius Dunn scored 11 straight points during a second-half surge Saturday that carried the 23rd-ranked Bears to a 73-61 win over Texas Tech. Dunn's run, which included three three-pointers, gave Baylor a 53-45 advantage with 9 1/2 minutes left and the Bears later added a nine-point streak to seal the victory. Kevin Rogers had 14 points and 14 rebounds and Curtis Jerrells totaled13 points for Baylor (13-2, 1-0 Big 12). Alan Voskuil scored 14 points and Nick Okorie had 13 for the...

2008-12-31 21:14:12

Kevin Rogers led the way with 21 points Wednesday and the No. 20 Bears used a fast-paced offense to run away from Jackson State 113-78. Baylor (12-1) scored 11 of the game's first 13 points to take quick control on its way to its sixth straight win. Jackson State closed within six before the Bears put together a 12-2 run that turned the game into a rout. Henry Dugat added 20 points and LaceDarius Dunn had 16 for Baylor. The Bears' only loss came on Nov. 30 against Wake Forest. Jackson State...

2008-12-17 07:00:00

Santa Claus Declared "Fit for Duty" at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas DALLAS, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Santa Claus, a.k.a. Kris Kringle, was declared "fit for duty" yesterday at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas after undergoing his annual physical. At the news conference to announce the results of his exam, doctors gave him a clean bill of health and said not to worry...he is in good shape to make his trip around the world next week. (Photo:...

2008-12-08 16:57:00

DALLAS, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rowland K. Robinson, president of Baylor Health Care System Foundation, announced today that Evelyn Y. Davis, Shareholder Advocate, and the Evelyn Y. Davis Foundation are jointly making a generous gift to support Riggs Emergency Department at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas. "The heart and soul of any medical center is its emergency department, and we are extremely grateful to Evelyn for her support and magnanimity," said Robinson. "All...

2008-10-24 12:00:14

On November 7, 2006 California voters approved over $42 Billion in General Obligation Bonds to fund transportation, flood control, school construction, housing, and water supply protection. During the ensuing two years, projects have been identified and prioritized, funds have been allocated, bonds have been sold, and some projects are under contract. This forum will bring together representatives of major program agencies to discuss how the bonds are being used and the impact of the...

2008-10-08 15:00:24

Discounted earlybird tickets for next year's Parachute Christian Music Festival at the Mystery Creek Events Centre are on sale at parachutemusic.com until December 10. The 150 acts at the January 23- 26 event include platinum-selling US worship band Casting Crowns, alternative US worship outfit David Crowder Band and Kiwi rocker Dave Dobbyn. (c) 2008 Waikato Times. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-20 03:00:11

A Baylor University study finds that very large churches in the United States are in some ways friendlier and more intimate than smaller ones. Byron Johnson, director of the Institute for Study of Religion at the Texas university, told the Fort Worth (Texas) Star-Telegram that mega churches provide opportunities for members to get together in small groups. "People get to know each other in very close ways," Johnson said. "They can share their imperfections and struggles, and people are...

2008-09-12 12:00:16

Student computer programmers from universities around the world once again will merge left with right brain thinking as they begin the quest to earn coveted spots among the information technology (IT) elite at the 33rd annual Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), sponsored by IBM (NYSE: IBM). Known as the "Battle of the Brains," the competition challenges students to solve real-world problems using open technology and advanced computing...

2008-09-12 09:00:21

Student computer programmers from universities around the world once again will merge left with right brain thinking as they begin the quest to earn coveted spots among the information technology (IT) elite at the 33rd annual Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), sponsored by IBM (NYSE: IBM). Known as the "Battle of the Brains," the competition challenges students to solve real-world problems using open technology and advanced computing...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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