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2013-09-19 23:26:00

Dunleavy will oversee VHA’s finance, accounting, treasury, internal audit, and technology and development activities IRVING, TEXAS (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 VHA Inc., the national health care membership network, has named Christopher Dunleavy, CPA, as chief financial officer of enterprise operations effective Sept. 18. He will oversee VHA’s finance, accounting, treasury, internal audit, and technology and development activities. Dunleavy has 22 years of experience in financial...

Whale Earwax Helps Understand History
2013-09-17 09:55:54

[ Watch the Video: Blue Whale Earwax Tells A Tale Of A Lifetime ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Earplugs made of wax and fats are common to blue and other large whales and resemble the waxy buildup in our own ears – except on a much, much larger scale. To learn more about the history of individual whales, marine biologists from Baylor University and the Natural Museum of History have developed a unique method for analyzing these earplugs. The technique reveals...

2013-08-12 15:11:32

Tolerance toward gays and lesbians is growing within the evangelical community — long a stronghold against homosexuality — with many expressing ambivalent views about the issue, according to a Baylor University study. The emerging voice of the so-called "Messy Middle" — evangelicals who oppose homosexuality on moral grounds but support equal rights such as civil unions for gays — has strong implications for the gay marriage debate, say Baylor researchers, who will present their...

2013-06-27 23:43:34

One of the largest health systems in Texas goes live with lifeIMAGE to give its clinicians and medical staff access to imaging exams performed outside of its network. Newton, MA (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Baylor Health Care System (BHCS), one of the largest not-for-profit hospital systems in Texas, recently selected lifeIMAGE and has completed an initial rollout of its electronic medical image sharing services. Throughout the next several months, these services will be deployed across the BHCS...

2013-06-19 23:25:16

July 6, 2013 3 - 4:30 pm / Ferrell Center, Baylor University in Waco, Texas Waco, Texas (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 When the town of West, Texas was largely destroyed in a recent fertilizer plant explosion, many Texans wanted to help. Shemane Nugent, (yes, married to Ted), has been teaching group fitness classes for thirty years, developed programs for Curves® International and Zumba® Fitness, and has traveled the world promoting healthy living through fitness. So naturally, the first...

2013-05-11 23:01:51

Voices Against Brain Cancer commends Baylor University student for appearing on Jeopardy despite suffering from a brain tumor. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 11, 2013 On May 11, Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, commends Taylor Roth on her recent appearance on Jeopardy, a popular trivia game television show, despite suffering from an inoperable brain tumor. According to Dallas News, Taylor Roth has lived with an inoperable brain tumor...

Word of the Day
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.