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2013-11-19 23:35:06

CafeGive celebrates #GivingTuesday with a social media-powered holiday card that raises funds for The Children’s Heart Foundation. (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 The countdown to the newest and biggest day of giving is underway. With only two weeks left until #GivingTuesday2013, thousands of organizations around the world are gearing up to give back. GivingTuesday is a new movement that unites businesses, nonprofits, and community organizations in collaborating to create real change in...

2013-11-18 23:01:31

CafeGive celebrates #GivingTuesday with a social media-powered holiday card that raises funds for Children’s Heart Foundation. (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 The countdown to the newest and biggest day of giving is underway. With only two weeks left until #GivingTuesday2013, thousands of organizations around the world are gearing up to give back. GivingTuesday is a new movement that unites businesses, nonprofits, and community organizations in collaborating to create real change in their...

2013-11-18 15:19:33

Abstract: 15332 (Hall F, Core 2, Poster Board: 2092) Children's congenital heart defects may be associated with their mothers' exposure to specific mixtures of environmental toxins during pregnancy, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2013. Congenital heart defects occur when the heart or blood vessels near the heart don't develop normally before birth. Defects may be caused by chromosomal abnormalities, but the cause is unknown in...

2013-10-25 23:19:35

A joint study led by Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine reveals that there is an increased neonatal mortality in infants with hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) that are born far from a hospital that provides neonatal cardiac surgery for HLHS. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 A first-of-its-kind study led by Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), published online in the journal, Circulation, found that infants with hypoplastic...

2013-09-27 23:00:33

The medical video serves as an educational resource for healthcare providers. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Rip Media Group, a Los Angeles based explainer video and digital marketing agency, specialized in understanding complex messages, and condensing them into compelling videos has introduced a medical video to help the medical field. The agency has worked in the health care community with large medical and health care systems, but this is the first with a medical care...


Latest congenital heart disease Reference Libraries

Echocardiogram
2013-07-29 11:11:00

An echocardiogram is a test that, much like an ultrasound, uses sound waves to create a moving image of the heart. The most common type of echocardiogram is performed transthoracic, meaning the image is taken through a probe against the chest. A TTE does not involve radiation and is a very safe procedure. A cardiac sonographer will put a gel on the patient's chest and move the transducer around different areas, including directly anterior to the breastbone, inferior and lateral to the right...

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cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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