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2014-06-17 10:27:03

University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences UCLA study suggests new models for more efficiently delivering preventive care to low-income families Well-child visits are the foundation of pediatric primary care in the U.S. Accounting for more than one-third of all outpatient visits for infants and toddlers, the appointments are intended to give doctors the opportunity to identify health, social, developmental and behavioral issues that could have a long-term impact on...

2014-04-07 23:21:29

Dr. Wright is a renowned advocate, researcher and administrator. Washington (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Howard University today announced that one of the nation’s leading pediatricians, Joseph L. Wright, M.D., M.P.H., will chair its Department of Pediatrics, effective June 2014. “We are thrilled to welcome a leader with the experience, expertise and passion that Dr. Wright brings,” said Mark S. Johnson, M.D., M.P.H., dean of the College of Medicine. “Dr. Wright is nationally renowned...

2014-02-12 12:32:35

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PM Pediatrics, an award-winning provider of specialized urgent care for newborns through college, will open its ninth urgent care practice on Monday, February 17 in Spring Valley, NY. The 6,950 square foot office located at 19 Spring Valley Marketplace, features state-of-the-art x-ray and lab, and 16 exam rooms set against a beautiful enchanted castle backdrop. Dr. Andre Persaud will serve as Medical Director of the new...

2013-03-08 12:48:13

Pediatric, family medicine practices have limited resources to adopt new model designed to improve primary care, according to new U-M study Primary care practices around the country are being encouraged and even paid to become "medical homes," but small practices might be at a significant disadvantage in this race to improve health care for children, according to a new study by child health experts at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital. Efforts around the country to improve health care for...

2012-10-22 10:54:50

Robert Block, MD, FAAP, outgoing president of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), will address attendees at the AAP National Conference & Exhibition Saturday, Oct. 20, at 10:40 a.m. during the opening plenary session at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Dr. Block will lead a discussion on the "soul of a pediatrician," and how a pediatrician's devotion and compassion for children must persist as the world of medicine changes around us. Dr. Block will also...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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