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2014-03-21 12:22:18

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The mascots of the Atlantic Coast Conference spent some time at Brenner Children's Hospital, part of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, in Winston-Salem, N.C. on Friday, March 14. They stopped by as part of an outreach initiative for the 2014 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament. Young patients got to meet and have their photos taken with their favorite mascots during the visit. A good time was had by all, especially the mascots who...

2009-07-17 08:00:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., July 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Edward G. Chadwick has been selected as executive vice president for finance and chief financial officer of Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, a new position created as part of the Medical Center reorganization that began two years ago. He began work July 1. Chadwick reports directly to John D. McConnell, M.D., CEO of the Medical Center. With 30 years of experience, Chadwick is considered a national leader in health care...

2005-10-18 22:26:10

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. "“ Children who have been treated with steroids and are exposed to chicken pox tend to have a more severe case of the virus, according to pediatric oncologists at Brenner Children's Hospital, part of Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. New research published in the October issue of Pediatrics, says that children who are undergoing steroid treatments for diseases like childhood leukemia are at increased risk of contracting a more severe form of chicken...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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