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2014-06-16 16:24:45

Texas Children's Newborn Center features nation's largest Level-IV NICU HOUSTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital is excited to announce it has been recognized as a national leader in neonatology in U.S. News & World Report's 2014-15 edition of Best Children's Hospitals. The hospital's neonatology program ranked #2 among all children's hospitals in the U.S. To learn more about Texas Children's Newborn Center visit texaschildrens.org/newborn....

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 23:13:00

Employees of Irving, Texas based Consilium Staffing, Your Partner in Locum Tenens, recently participated in Children’s Medical Center’s annual Red Balloon Run and Ride, raising more than $1,100 for one of the nation’s leading pediatric facilities. Irving, Texas (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Employees of Irving, Texas based Consilium Staffing, Your Partner in Locum Tenens, recently participated in Children’s Medical Center’s annual Red Balloon Run and Ride, raising more than $1,100 for...

2014-02-17 08:27:08

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthcare Colloquium announced today the launch of the final group of charter pediatric hospitals to enter the Colloquium joining the original 2013 charter members. Colloquium pediatric member hospitals are committed to excellence in the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric heart failure. The new charter hospitals are: -- Holtz Children's Hospital/Jackson Memorial Medical Center (Miami, FL) -- Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's...

2014-02-10 08:27:53

Study Aims To Evaluate Improvement in Lung Function after Treatment with NOxCureCF REHOVOT, Israel, February 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Inhalation Therapies (AIT Ltd.), a drug development company, announced today it added Schneider Children's Medical Center of Israel as the second site in its multicenter, open-label, Phase II clinical trial of NOxCureCF, a respiratory treatment for patients with cystic fibrosis (CF). Schneider Children's is the largest children's...

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...

2014-01-29 23:31:49

Consilium Staffing employees donated their time and money by participating with Children’s Medical Center in three events during the holiday season. Irving, TX (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Consilium Cares partners with Children’s Medical Center for three events to close out 2013. Consilium Staffing employees donated their time and money by participating with Children’s Medical Center in three events during the holiday season. The first event was Children’s Medical Center’s...

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...

2014-01-15 16:21:56

AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Akron Children's Hospital, with funding from Hyundai Hope on Wheels, is giving childhood cancer survivors the resources they need to live a healthy adult life. Through CancerLateFX, a free, personalized mobile app and website (www.CancerLateEffects.org), childhood cancer survivors can get educational information, tips, tools and resources to keep them informed and healthy throughout their adult lives. Each year, about 13,500 children in...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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