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2011-07-29 10:20:00

MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota will host an open house at the Children's Hospital Association (CHA) Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) July 29th, and will open to patients in early August. The new 17,000-square-foot space features 12 private patient rooms that provide families with state-of-the-art technology and a comfortable healing environment while their child is in the PICU. Children's PICU provides care...

2011-05-17 09:01:00

MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fifth year in a row, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota has been named one of the top pediatric hospitals in the nation according to the 2011 U.S. News Media Group's Best Children's Hospitals rankings. This year Children's ranked in four categories - cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, neonatology and pulmonology. "We are pleased to once again be recognized by US News for the outstanding care we provide...

2011-05-10 08:57:00

MINNEAPOLIS, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota and Polaris Industries today announced the launch of a three-year partnership to promote the safe use of ATVs through education and outreach programs. The goal of the co-branded safety awareness campaign is to reduce the number of ATV injuries and deaths among children under the age of 16 in Minnesota by 10 percent by 2014. Polaris will provide financial support for the campaign, slated to launch in...

2011-04-27 10:30:00

MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At a time when Minnesota is faced with the state's first measles outbreak in years, national and state vaccination experts came together on the St. Paul campus of Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota this morning to discuss how to improve vaccination rates and keep Minnesota children safe from vaccine-preventable disease. Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, in partnership with U.S. Congresswoman Betty...

2011-04-25 13:25:00

MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two dozen former patients and their families joined a crowd of more than 950 supporters to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Children's Hospitals and Clinics' Thank God for Kids Gala on April 9. The event raised more than $1.3 million for the Cancer Kids Fund, which provides care, comfort and support to cancer patients and their families. This year's event opened with a performance by the MacPhail Community Youth Choir....

2011-03-01 11:11:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals & Clinics of Minnesota is proud to announce the addition of Joseph Petronio, MD, to its neurosurgery practice. Dr. Petronio has performed neurosurgery at Children's and other Twin Cities hospitals since 1999. In this new role, he will lead the neurosurgery program at Children's - St. Paul to enhance the services and capabilities already available. "Children's is a leader both in terms of the way they provide care,...

2011-02-28 11:12:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- After an extensive national search, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota has named Roxanne Fernandes as the organization's new Chief Nursing Officer (CNO). Fernandes comes to Children's after more than a decade at the University of California, San Francisco, Children's Hospital where she served as executive director. She has more than 30 years of experience in pediatrics, both at the bedside and in executive roles. "Roxanne's...

2011-02-24 11:05:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is launching a new, multimedia ad campaign that will showcase the "little things" that make a huge difference when caring for kids. This is the first major re-branding for Children's in the last four years. Working with Minneapolis Ad Agency Peterson Milla Hooks, Children's looked to break from the traditional "health care advertising" mold. The new television ads use an unscripted, documentary...

2011-01-19 09:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota today announced the appointment of Mary Jeffries to its board of directors. A former CEO of Polaroid Corporation, Jeffries has more than three decades of experience in executive level corporate positions, accounting, finance and strategic consulting. "Mary will be an excellent addition to our board of directors, particularly as the health care industry continues to evolve," said...


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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