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2014-07-01 08:29:33

Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program team now among the largest in the nation HOUSTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Texas Children's Heart Center is excited to announce the addition of two new members to its Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program team: pediatric and adult cardiologist, Dr. Peter Ermis, and pediatric and adult cardiologist, Dr. Wilson Lam. Texas Children's Heart Center is ranked #2 nationally in cardiology and heart surgery by U.S. News & World...

2014-06-23 12:29:06

"Taking on Tomorrow" to address challenges in pediatric health care, opportunities to accelerate solutions BOSTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Boston Children's Hospital will host its second annual pediatric innovation summit October 30-31, 2014 at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston. "Taking on Tomorrow" will convene top global leaders in pediatric health innovation including clinicians, scientists, engineers, investors, and health care, industry and policy executives, to...

2014-06-17 16:24:35

fMRI results match cognitive testing in children and adults BOSTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A controlled study using functional MRI brain imaging reveals a possible biological link between early musical training and improved executive functioning in both children and adults, report researchers at Boston Children's Hospital. The study, appearing online June 17 in the journal PLOS ONE, uses functional MRI of brain areas associated with executive function, adjusting for...

2014-06-10 00:22:09

BOSTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Boston Children's Hospital ranks first in more specialties than any other pediatric hospital according to the U.S. News & World Report's 2014-15 Best Children's Hospitals report. Boston Children's ranks first in Cancer, Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Nephrology, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, and Urology; third in Pulmonology; and fifth in Neonatology....

2014-06-06 12:24:18

A template-driven reporting system will increase Voiding Cystourethrogram (VCUG) testing accuracy, reduce repeat testing and radiation exposure. BOSTON, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent study from Boston Children's Hospital's Departments of Urology and Radiology shows free-standing, pediatric hospitals have higher quality reporting of an invasive pediatric imaging test called Voiding Cystourethrogram (VCUG), compared to non-pediatric institutions. The VCUG test, commonly used...

2014-05-12 08:32:54

Newly published findings by nationally recognized pediatric cardiologist Dr. Steven Lipshultz provide "very hopeful" evidence that survivors of often fatal ailment can regain "normal size and function" of disease-damaged areas of heart. DETROIT, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After two decades of arduous research, a National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded investigator at the Children's Hospital of Michigan (CHM) at the Detroit Medical Center (DMC) and the Wayne State...

2014-04-15 08:30:52

Members will guide the next phase of the project, build adoption of model supporting a flexible health IT environment BOSTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The SMART (Substitutable Medical Apps & Reusable Technology) Platforms project at Boston Children's Hospital--which is developing technology to create an app-driven health information economy--announced today the formation of an advisory committee that will guide the project on strategy, technical approach and business...

2014-03-31 16:27:04

Health Insurance Claim Data Suggests Value of Screening BOSTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients with an autoimmune disease have a 3.8-fold increased risk of developing epilepsy, according to a new population-level study from Boston Children's Hospital based on health insurance claim data. The study, published online March 31, 2014 in JAMA Neurology, is the largest to date to look at the association between autoimmune disease and epilepsy without a recognized...

2014-02-26 12:25:34

Study will use social media to reveal burden, sources and triggers of sleep disorders in the U.S. BOSTON, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Investigators at Boston Children's Hospital and Merck will collaborate on a new study aimed at using social media platforms to better understand insomnia. The researchers aim to contribute new, meaningful information to the scientific community on the predictors of sleep deprivation based on social media-related behaviors, personal online...

2014-02-24 12:25:31

Variations as much as nine-fold in some cases, reinforces need for standardized practices to cut costs and improve quality, says new study ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Costs of care differ significantly across hospitals for children born with heart defects, according to new research led by a University of Michigan researcher. Congenital heart defects are known to be the most common birth defects, impacting nearly 1 in every 100 births. The cost of care...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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