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2014-02-06 12:28:06

Best Practices Shed Light on How to Help Moms Provide Breastmilk to Premature Babies MCHENRY, Ill., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medela today announced the winning neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) for their compelling breastmilk programs helping to improve infant health by facilitating and increasing human milk consumption in the NICU. Memorial Hospital in Gulfport, Miss., was recognized as the first place winner, and the Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, University Hospitals Case...

2014-01-31 23:02:45

Donors come together to grant Hollywood themed quinceañera for Frida Lagunas. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and Quinceanera.com held a special celebration at the hospital for cancer survivor Frida Lagunas on Saturday, January 25th and turned Frida’s dream into a reality by celebrating her fifteenth birthday with a Hollywood themed quinceañera. Frida was diagnosed with a brain tumor at the age of twelve and was able to...

2014-01-31 12:24:42

Hospital kicks off capital campaign with strong Nordstrom partnership HOUSTON, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital kicked off its 60(th) birthday today by looking to the future as hospital leaders and donors gathered for the official groundbreaking ceremony of its new pediatric community hospital in The Woodlands. Slated to open in 2017, the 548,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility designed especially to serve children and families, will offer...

2014-01-27 12:30:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Centers hosted a first-of-its-kind symposium focusing on pediatric bone marrow failure, bringing together more than 20 experts from around the nation to collaborate, discuss their research interests and develop research goals. Led by Dr. Alison Bertuch, pediatric hematologist at Texas Children's Hospital and associate professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, the symposium was made...

2014-01-14 08:30:07

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego, CA, is once again ranked in the US News and World Report's seventh annual list of Best Children's Hospitals for 2013-2014. This is the third consecutive year Rady Children's Hospital was recognized in all ten pediatric categories US News and World Report surveys making it one of the most recognized pediatric trauma hospitals in the nation. (Photo:...

2014-01-08 16:26:29

AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Akron Children's Hospital is honoring its patients by making them part of its future with the "Graffiti Project." A component of the hospital's $200 million campus expansion, the Graffiti Project honors current and former patients in the construction of its medical building. The names of 200 patients, nominated by Akron Children's employees, doctors and board members, will be spray-painted in 15-inch tall letters on the concrete slabs of...

2014-01-07 12:29:03

CINCINNATI, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When it snows, most children have fun by engaging in snowball fights, sledding, building snowmen, and making snow angels. However, it is important for parents to prepare their children for the cold weather. Outside activities are wonderful as long as appropriate safety precautions are taken. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110406/MM79025LOGO) Nathan Timm, MD, an emergency medicine physician at Cincinnati Children's Hospital...


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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