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2014-07-29 16:25:50

Facility fulfills promise to invest in Detroit's cardiovascular health DETROIT, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Detroit Medical Center will open its new Heart Hospital on August 4. The $78 million, state-of-the-art facility will offer patients comprehensive cardiovascular care, including a wide range of the latest minimally invasive treatment options and preventive services. The heart hospital expands DMC's role as a leading provider of cardiovascular care in the region...

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...

2014-05-07 08:33:17

New findings by the Children's Hospital of Michigan - Detroit Medical Center (DMC) Chief of Pediatric Nephrology and Wayne State University School of Medicine Pediatrics Professor Dr. Tej K. Mattoo and a national team of researchers - was published this week in the authoritative New England Journal of Medicine - are likely to change the way pediatricians manage troublesome urinary tract infections in millions of American children. They are also likely to change the current guidelines from the...

2013-12-09 23:03:43

Only Children’s Hospital in Texas to Receive the Coveted Distinction Houston, TX (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus has been selected as a 2013 Top Children’s Hospital by the Leapfrog Group, an organization that provides the only national, public comparison of hospitals across safety, quality and efficiency dimensions. Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus is honored among an elite group of only 13 children’s hospitals selected out of more than 1,300...

2013-05-14 23:27:51

Leading Pediatric Hospital Implements iPhone Solution Hospital-wide Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 One of the leading pediatric hospitals in the country has chosen Voalte One to help its nurses improve hospital communication and patient care. Voalte, makers of an innovative smartphone solution for clinical communication, announced it was selected by Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children´s Hospital of Chicago as its provider of choice. Lurie Children´s is implementing the Voalte...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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