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2014-02-16 20:20:13

Proceeds from University of Louisville Championship Floor Sale LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwestern Mutual, an official corporate partner of the NCAA(®), made a donation today of $250,000 to Kosair Children's Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky during the University of Louisville basketball game at the KFC Yum! Center. The money represents the proceeds to date from the sale of souvenir pieces of the floor on which the University of Louisville men's basketball...

2014-02-10 08:27:10

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Influential nursing career and education web site TopRNtoBSN.com (www.toprntobsn.com) has published a list of the 30 Most Nurse-Friendly Hospitals in the United States. The list names hospitals in the U.S. that have demonstrated a high valuation of their nursing staff, provide employees with a host of benefits, support teams and outstanding work environments, all designed to welcome fresh personnel and make them feel valued. The list can be...

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...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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