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2014-06-17 08:29:50

The many activities that happen at Gold Crest Care Center during the summer make it a wonderful facility to live in that is both warm and inviting. NEW YORK, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold Crest Care Center is proud to announce the return of its many wonderful recreation activities that help residents welcome that warm summer weather in style. Gold Crest Care Center believes that it's important to look forward to summer recreation, especially after a long and chilly winter like...

2014-06-03 16:24:50

BRONX, N.Y., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A test that counts the number of locations in tumor specimens where tumor cells may invade blood vessels predicted the risk of distant spread, or metastasis, for the most common type of breast cancer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140603/93895 The study was led by researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI)?designated Albert Einstein Cancer Center of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and...

2014-06-01 16:20:16

Lopez Family Foundation Donates $250,000 to Promote Healthy Lifestyles for Mothers, Kids, Teens and Families in the Bronx BRONX, N.Y., June 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jennifer and Lynda Lopez, co-founders of the Lopez Family Foundation, and Montefiore Health System today launched the Center for a Healthy Childhood at Montefiore's Community Health Fair. The new initiative between the Lopez Family Foundation and Montefiore aims to promote healthy living through community health...

2014-05-29 20:20:55

BRONX, N.Y., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Research by scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University may help explain how some cases of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can result from environmental influences rather than gene mutations. The findings, published online today in PLOS Genetics, shed light on why older mothers are at increased risk for having children with ASD and could pave the way for more research into the role of environment on ASD....

2014-05-20 23:05:33

Ticket Down has rolled back ticket prices on all 2014 New York Yankees home games. This well-known secondary ticket exchange is offering their customer appreciation promo/coupon code YANKEES-2014 for added savings. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Ticket Down is a reliable source for discounted New York Yankees tickets. The argument of which team is the best in the history of Major League Baseball is easier to determine than many fans would like to admit. The one team that is considered...

2014-05-14 12:28:53

LOPEZ TO PERFORM FIRST EVER HOMETOWN CONCERT ON JUNE 4th NEW YORK, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, State Farm(®) launches State Farm Neighborhood Sessions with the Bronx's own Jennifer Lopez, A.K.A. Jenny from the Block, who will perform for the first time ever in her hometown borough. The new music program, which celebrates the power of good neighbors, kicks off with a live concert on Wed., June 4(th) at Orchard Beach in Pelham Bay Park....

2014-05-14 08:31:53

Gold Crest Care Center is a nursing facility, in the Bronx, that is now accepting residents. The center offers full amenities and is affiliated with major hospitals. This Bronx nursing home is easily accessible to visitors from the region, who may visit with residents in day rooms or outdoors in the garden. NEW YORK, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold Crest Care Center welcomed families for Mother's Day, and is planning to celebrate Father's Day and Memorial Day with family members...

2014-05-08 16:28:20

BRONX, N.Y., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two risk factors - getting older and eating poorly - are implicated in more than 80 percent of colon cancer cases in developed countries. Now, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have received a $3.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to investigate how aging and poor nutrition interact to cause the mutations responsible for driving colon cancer development....

2014-04-24 16:29:14

Canyon Ranch Institute health literacy experts and Canyon Ranch Health Resort chefs design state-of-the-art demonstration kitchen to help South Bronx residents get and stay healthy BRONX, N.Y., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Urban Health Plan (UHP) will celebrate the official opening of its most recent health center, the Simpson Pavilion on Friday, April 25, 2014 at 9:00AM. The new, state-of-the-art, 54,000-square-foot facility will enable UHP to care for an additional 20,000 South...

2014-04-23 12:29:29

The American Health Care Association has announced that it will have a Hawaiian theme for this year's National Nursing Home Week May 11th through the 17th. Gold Crest Care Center of New York City is participating in the week-long celebration with Hawaiian themed activities throughout the week. NEW YORK, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amidst tree-lined streets of the pleasant Pelham Gardens area of the Bronx, in an area with beautiful private homes sits the Gold Crest Care Center. The...


Word of the Day
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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