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2014-09-10 23:09:31

The center, a collaboration between NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical College, offers educational outreach and cutting-edge treatments for gastrointestinal illnesses New York, NY (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center celebrated the 10th anniversary of the opening of The Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health at an event held this evening. Founded in memory of Jay Monahan, late husband of Yahoo News’ Global Anchor and...

2014-08-08 23:00:14

A holistic approach to educating and empowering patients with diabetes can significantly improve their health, according to a new study led by diabetes nurse educators from NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital's Ambulatory Care Network. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 09, 2014 Participants in NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital study reduced blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels by actively managing their health A holistic approach to educating and empowering patients with diabetes can...

2014-07-30 12:30:13

Academic medical center practice chooses OpenTempo for workforce management capabilities, and to drive practice efficiencies WILLISTON, Vt., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenTempo, a leader in workforce optimization and staff scheduling solutions for healthcare, has announced that Weill Cornell Medical College/New York-Presbyterian Hospital has recently implemented OpenTempo to facilitate staff and case scheduling in their Department of Anesthesiology. OpenTempo...

2014-07-11 08:22:18

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, researchers from 19 land-grant universities received the Western Region Award of Excellence for their collaboration on a multistate water conservation and sustainable microirrigation (MI) project at a ceremony in South Lake Tahoe, Nev. Droughts and water shortages are common problems for farmers in Western region states, but MI systems help farmers irrigate land more efficiently. "To many, the Multistate Research...

2014-07-01 23:02:10

Lawrence Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital have established a new relationship aimed at enhancing care, improving access, and lowering health care costs for residents of Bronxville and surrounding communities in Westchester County. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Hospital in Bronxville Renamed NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital Lawrence Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital have established a new relationship aimed at enhancing care, improving access, and lowering...

2014-06-30 23:12:32

The new Advisory Board’s diverse, highly skilled brain trust brings together expertise in medicine, science, health technology, patient advocacy, and business to help guide the strategic direction of Medivizor’s award-winning service. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Today, Medivizor, a pioneer in personalized health information and patient education, announces the formation of its Advisory Board. Internationally recognized experts on a wide range of medical domains and healthcare...

2014-06-24 23:15:19

The 2014 New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) Conference, including the annual philanthropic Golf Tournament, was held from Friday, May 30th through Sunday, June 1st at Jamestown Community College in the picturesque Chautauqua Lake region of southwestern New York. Aside from the lengthy list of educational presentations, features of the conference included clinical workshops, professional poster presentations, and the second annual athletic training student program....

2014-06-24 23:01:54

Ms. van den Blink brings many years of top-tier experience in information technology, in academic, non-profit organizations and industry, including several positions at Cornell University. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Clare van den Blink will join Pace University as Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, effective August 18, 2014. As Pace University’s CIO, van den Blink will be in charge of the university’s Information Technology Services...

2014-06-23 23:07:49

Center for Nutrition Studies and eCornell partner with top faculty to offer new online course. Ithaca, NY (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 The T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies, a non-profit organization, is pleased to announce the release of a new online course, “Nutrition for a Healthy Heart” in partnership with eCornell. The Center’s new online course features lectures from faculty of Cornell University, the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute, and the University of Rochester...

2014-06-18 11:42:10

Cornell University Whether you were a quarterback or point guard, past participation in competitive team sports marks you as a winner in the competition for better jobs, according to a new Cornell University study. “Participation in competitive youth sports ‘spills over’ to occupationally advantageous traits that persist across a person’s life,” says Kevin M. Kniffin, postdoctoral research associate at Cornell’s Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management and lead...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'