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2014-07-08 12:28:42

HOUSTON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Texas Children's Hospital has been recognized again, by U.S. News & World Report, as a leader in cardiology and heart surgery among pediatric hospitals. Texas Children's Heart Center improved their national ranking, placing second in the Best Children's Hospitals 2014-15 survey. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140707/124821 For more than half a century, TCHC's compassion-driven multidisciplinary team has combined...

2014-07-08 08:32:08

Rising Star and Lifetime Impact Awards to be presented by Boston Children's Hospital at "Taking on Tomorrow" BOSTON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Boston Children's Hospital today announced the creation of two new annual awards that will be conferred at the Global Pediatric Innovation Summit + Awards, Taking on Tomorrow (#PedInno14), taking place October 30-31, 2014, at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston. The awards will honor innovators who are making an impact in...

2014-07-01 12:28:52

New, 349-bed Oakland Medical Center is a technologically advanced embodiment of 21st-century care that contains a 'children's hospital within a general hospital' OAKLAND, Calif., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente today opened a sparkling new medical center in central Oakland, the headquarters city where the nation's largest non-profit, integrated health-care system was founded nearly 70 years ago. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO The 12-story,...

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...

2014-06-26 20:22:26

Board of Trustees initiates national search for replacement SEATTLE, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle Children's announced today that CEO Thomas N. Hansen, MD, will retire in 2015 as part of a long-planned transition of leadership. The Seattle Children's Board of Trustees plans to initiate an extensive, nationwide search for Hansen's replacement, beginning immediately with the appointment of a Search Committee. "We are extremely grateful for Tom's leadership and dedication...

2014-06-24 16:24:43

TAMPA, Fla., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Joseph's Children's Hospital, the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Tampa Bay Storm recognized more than 100 children during the 17(th) annual Kids are Heroes at the Tampa Bay Times Forum. Kids are Heroes is a St. Joseph's Children's Hospital program that honors children ages 5-18 for doing the right thing. Parents, teachers, guidance counselors and neighbors nominate children for doing heroic deeds that range from saving someone's life to...

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...

2014-06-23 08:28:24

--Large Study Analyzes C-Sections, Induced Births Done Without Medical Indication, Adding to Risks for Infants-- PHILADELPHIA, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A large new study, covering millions of U.S. births over 15 years, finds that substantial numbers of babies, nearly one in 25, are born earlier than medically justified, through elective cesarean sections and elective induced labor. The study reinforces long-standing recommendations by professional medical and public...

2014-06-23 08:27:32

CINCINNATI, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXN) and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center today announced the establishment of a collaboration and fund for the advancement of research in rare disease. Cincinnati Children's is a recognized center of excellence in pediatric rare diseases. Alexion is a global leader in the development and delivery of breakthrough therapies for patients with severe and life-threatening rare...

2014-06-19 08:30:07

Three Ektron customers named in U.S. News "Honor Roll" a distinction awarded to only 10 pediatric hospitals nationwide NASHUA, N.H., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ektron, a leading provider of content management and web experience management software, today announced that three of its customers were recently named among the nation's top ten children's hospitals by U.S News and World Report's "2014-15 Best Children's Hospitals." An additional two hospitals, Seattle Children's Hospital and...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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