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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...

2014-06-17 12:28:46

Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota performs first known minimally invasive Visualase surgery on rare mature teratoma tumor; results showcased on nationally syndicated talk show, The Doctors ST. PAUL, Minn., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A rare brain tumor in a previously inoperable area of an 8-year-old boy's brain remains dormant nearly four months after a second laser ablation surgery, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota reported today upon the story being...

2014-06-16 16:24:45

Texas Children's Newborn Center features nation's largest Level-IV NICU HOUSTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital is excited to announce it has been recognized as a national leader in neonatology in U.S. News & World Report's 2014-15 edition of Best Children's Hospitals. The hospital's neonatology program ranked #2 among all children's hospitals in the U.S. To learn more about Texas Children's Newborn Center visit texaschildrens.org/newborn....

2014-06-11 23:03:39

Belly Buds LLC to Donate up to $150,000 specifically designated for Music Therapy in CHLA’s Newborn and Infant Critical Care Unit. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Belly Buds LLC, manufacturer of Bellybuds® | Baby Bump Sound System announced today a commercial co-venture partnership with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) to benefit the hospital’s Mark Taper-Johnny Mercer Artists Program. Effective immediately, Belly Buds LLC will donate one percent of the...

2014-06-11 12:26:13

HOUSTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital has again been recognized as a national leader in cardiology and heart surgery among pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Improving their national ranking, Texas Children's Heart Center placed second nationally in the Best Children's Hospitals 2014-15 survey. To learn more about Texas Children's Heart Center please visit texaschildrens.org/heart. For more than half a century, the integrated,...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.