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2013-12-19 23:25:34

B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to lead a national chief financial officer search for Cornell Scott-Hill Health Center in New Haven, Conn. One of the top executive search firms in the healthcare industry, B. E. Smith has recently placed more than 900 healthcare executives into organizations. LENEXA, Kan. (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm...

2013-12-10 23:23:50

Cornell, Texas A & M and Zoetis partner to offer shorter courses designed to meet the demands of busy animal health professionals Florham Park, N.J. (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Veritas, a web-based, peer-reviewed continuing education platform for veterinary professionals, today announced its newest type of content: short courses. A joint effort between the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and...

2013-11-04 23:00:06

"Something as simple as a fall can be devastating for older men and women," says Dr. Evelyn Granieri, chief of geriatric medicine and aging at NewYork-Presbyterian/The Allen Hospital and assistant professor of medicine at Columbia University Medical Center. "Before the cold weather arrives, it is important to prepare." New York, NY (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Winter is a special time for celebration. It should also be a time for added caution if you or someone in your...

2013-11-01 23:00:13

Patricia Nicholas, a registered dietitian at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, says you can avoid this psychological turmoil by adding “new favorites” to the traditional dishes. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 02, 2013 Holiday dinners are filled with heaping dishes of comfort foods, fattening favorites and savory treats. It is no wonder these meals often leave us feeling stuffed with guilt and holiday remorse. Patricia Nicholas, a registered dietitian at...

2013-10-31 23:00:18

Dr. Roger Yurt, director, and Nicole E. Leahy, R.N., M.P.H., manager of outreach and community education of the Hearst Burn Center at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, have joined with the New York City Fire Department to offer the following holiday fire prevention tips New York, NY (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 The activity and excitement of the holidays tend to make people less careful when they should be more cautious. In the United States, there are an estimated 47,000...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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