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2013-09-19 23:01:07

A donation was made of specialized chairs to move patients safely and quickly and prevent injury to firefighters and paramedics. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 One hundred "back savers," specialized chairs, were donated by the Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation to the LAFD. The chairs are specially designed to enable firefighters and paramedics to transport patients who weigh up to 500 pounds in buildings without elevators, in narrow hallways and on steep hills....

2013-08-31 23:03:00

Terra-Petra Environmental Engineering developed the combination LADBS approved methane mitigation system as well as the buildings below grade waterproofing system for Cedars-Sinai's 820,000 square foot structure. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 The new Cedars-Sinai Advanced Health Science Pavilion integrates clinical care and biomedical research in a single building. Terra-Petra Environmental Engineering developed the combination LADBS approved methane mitigation...

2013-08-29 23:19:37

Liza M. Capiendo, M.D. (http://www.lacolon.com) has been elected Clinical Chief of the Division of Colorectal Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, effective September 1, 2013. A renowned surgeon-scientist with expertise in the treatment of fecal incontinence and pelvic floor disorders, laparoscopic techniques to treat colorectal disorders, and other complicated colorectal conditions, Dr. Capiendo is a member of Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates. BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA...

2013-08-12 23:04:30

The all new Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (CSMC) Advanced Health Science Pavilion integrates clinical care and scientific research in a single building. Terra-Petra Environmental Engineering developed the combination LADBS approved methane mitigation system as well as the building's below grade waterproofing system for the 440,000 square foot structure. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 Terra-Petra Environmental Engineering recently announced its completion of the methane...

2013-08-12 09:51:39

The multipronged approach directly attacks cancer cells, blocking the growth of cancer-supporting blood vessels and stimulating an antitumor immune response A unique nanoscale drug that can carry a variety of weapons and sneak into cancer cells to break them down from the inside has a new component: a protein that stimulates the immune system to attack HER2-positive breast cancer cells. The research team developing the drug – led by scientists at the Nanomedicine Research Center, part...

2013-07-22 23:03:03

Dr. Colombel will direct The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center set to open in 2014. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 The Mount Sinai Medical Center has named Jean-Frédéric Colombel, MD, as the Director of The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, which is scheduled to open in 2014. Dr. Colombel also recently joined the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai as Professor...

2013-07-16 23:02:56

Novant Health Matthews Medical Center and Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center also recognized Winston-Salem, N.C. (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center in Charlotte, NC has been ranked as the best hospital for 2013-14 in the Charlotte metro area and one of the best in North Carolina by U.S. News & World Report. The annual U.S. News Best Hospital rankings, now in their 24th year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients. “We...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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