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2014-06-04 12:30:32

PITTSBURGH, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation announced today that it has received a $2.5 million gift from the Mario Lemieux Foundation to establish a new center for rare and hard-to-treat lymphomas that is expected to benefit children and young adults from around the world. UPMC will provide matching funds to support the creation of the Mario Lemieux Lymphoma Center for Children and Young Adults at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh...

2014-06-03 23:06:23

Emi-Jay Inc., sold in over 3,000 retailers domestically, just partnered with Children's Hospital Los Angeles committing to donate a significant portion of their profits each year for the next five years to the hospital. (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Founders of Emi-Jay Inc., Julianne Goldmark and Emily Matson, who started their thriving affordable luxury hair accessory business as adolescents, continue on their commitment to giving back to children in their native Los Angeles. The...

2014-05-14 08:29:35

MONTRÉAL, May 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Shriners Hospitals for Children-Canada held a press conference to share progress on the construction project of its new hospital in Montreal which is currently 35% complete. The event was also the occasion to launch a coast to coast awareness campaign about the hospital's specialty care in pediatric orthopedics for children from Quebec and across the country. An online article posted tonight to the Montreal Gazette's website, misquotes hospital...

2014-05-14 00:21:37

MONTRÉAL, May 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Shriners Hospitals for Children-Canada held a press conference to share progress on the construction project of its new hospital in Montreal which is currently 35% complete. The event was also the occasion to launch a coast to coast awareness campaign about the hospital's specialty care in pediatric orthopedics for children from Quebec and across the country. An online article posted tonight to the Montreal Gazette's website, misquotes hospital...

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...

2014-05-02 23:00:56

Retailers embrace “May is for Miracles” as a Month of Giving to benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Several major outlets will be raising funds this month through Miracle Balloon sales and other opportunities to provide hospitals with needed donations to supply pediatric patients with the best possible medical care. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Miracle Balloons and special offers have taken off at several major retailers this month, each with the opportunity to...

2014-04-28 16:30:26

Pediatric patients of all ages celebrate an important rite of passage that every teen should have, no matter how sick. TAMPA, Fla., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Joseph's Children's Hospital hosted prom night for pediatric patients who were unable to attend their own dance due to hospitalization or who, due to chronic or life-threatening conditions, may never get the opportunity. On Friday, April 25, 2014, more than 50 patients dressed up in fancy gowns and handsome...

2014-04-28 12:32:07

Minnesota Hospital Association's annual awards recognize patient safety, volunteerism, innovations in patient care, hospital excellence ST. PAUL, Minn., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) honored innovative programs and outstanding leaders in health care at its 30(th) annual awards ceremony on Friday, April 25. Eighteen awards were given for extraordinary achievement in categories ranging from advocacy on behalf of hospitals and volunteerism to innovation...

2014-04-14 12:37:58

Russ Becker, Hayes Batson and Jonathan Wood named chair, vice chair and treasurer MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, Minn., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota today announced it has named Martin Bassett, Paul Marvin, Bruce Shay and Thomas Tefft to its Corporate board of directors. In addition, Children's announced the appointment of Russ Becker as chair, Hayes Batson as vice chair, and Jonathan Wood as treasurer of its Corporate board of directors. As one of the...

2014-04-14 12:37:53

Foundation board celebrates $27.2 million raised during its first year and looks to build on that success in 2014 MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Gill, Irvin Kessler and Charles J. Maxwell, Jr. to Children's Foundation board. In addition, Children's announced that Patrick G. Ryan and David Miller have chosen to renew their positions on the Foundation board for a second...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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