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2014-06-09 12:30:53

Geisinger, Henry Ford, Kaiser Permanente and CDC investigators team up to record new findings DETROIT, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers have found that antiviral therapy may be successful in preventing hepatitis B virus from developing into the most common form of liver cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). That was the finding of a study published in the May issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Investigators from Henry Ford Health System in...

2014-05-29 23:04:27

Bonus TV system recognized as first operator-developed product to earn coveted technology award. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 MotorCity Casino Hotel was recently recognized by Casino Enterprise Management as a 2014 Slot Floor Technology Award winner for its new Bonus TV system. This distinction recognizes MotorCity Casino Hotel as the first operator to be selected for the product development award, which is usually bestowed upon manufacturers or technology companies. The system...

2014-05-06 15:05:11

Factors like the level of poverty in a neighborhood, living alone, and age affect a patient's chances of being readmitted to a hospital after discharge, even after possible variations in quality of care in the hospital have been taken into account. Those are the conclusions of a new study by Henry Ford Health System researchers who found links between readmission rates and social factors such as patients' marital status and neighborhood poverty, suggesting that readmissions are not just an...

2014-04-14 12:30:37

DETROIT, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The start of the 2014 baseball season is underway and the Detroit Tigers are in full swing. Attend exciting home games at Comerica Park and stay with Courtyard Detroit Downtown. Reserve the Grand Slam Baseball Fan Package in Detroit for concessions that will have baseball enthusiasts singing "Take me out to the ball game" all season long. With rates starting at just $169 per night, this package includes overnight accommodations in the hotel...

2014-04-11 08:25:11

DETROIT, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctors at Henry Ford Hospital reached a medical milestone April 3, performing the 25(th) successful transcatheter valve replacement using a novel way to access the heart. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140411/DE03523-INFO Henry Ford is the only hospital in the United States performing the unique procedure called transcaval valve replacement, which accesses the heart by temporarily connecting major blood vessels. Northern Michigan...

2014-04-09 16:26:29

Barton Malow-Hunt-White brings local, regional and national construction excellence to events center project that will create 5,500 jobs and $100 million in income for Detroit residents; entire district development will create 8,300 jobs and $290 million in jobs-related income. DETROIT, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Detroit Downtown Development Authority Board (DDA) today unanimously approved the recommendation by Olympia Development of Michigan (ODM) and the Downtown...

2014-02-26 16:27:52

Small, Wireless Monitor Provides Long-Term Remote Monitoring to Help Physicians Diagnose and Monitor Irregular Heartbeats DETROIT, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) announced that it is one of the first hospitals in the world to implant the Medtronic Reveal LINQ Insertable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) System in a patient, the smallest implantable cardiac monitoring device available. Cardiologist and Cardiac Electrophysiologist Dr. Randy Lieberman,...

2014-02-26 12:26:17

DETROIT, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) is now the exclusive surgical weight loss partner of Medical Weight Loss Clinic and the Medical Weight Loss Clinic (MWLC) is now the exclusive non-surgical partner of the DMC. With the new partnership, patients who enroll in a program at either MWLC or DMC will have access to a comprehensive weight loss program, with both non-surgical and surgical options to meet any weight loss goals. DMC surgeons...

2014-02-04 23:03:10

The Josephine Ford Cancer Institute, part of Henry Ford Health System, was granted a three-year accreditation with commendation by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 The Josephine Ford Cancer Institute, part of Henry Ford Health System, was granted a three-year accreditation with commendation by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. It received compliance ratings on all 34 standards including six...

2014-02-04 08:36:04

DETROIT, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute announces the appointment of Margaret Dimond, Ph.D., as president of the Karmanos Cancer Hospital, effective immediately. She will report directly to Karmanos Cancer Institute President and CEO Gerold Bepler, M.D., Ph.D. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140203/DC57802) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071106/KARMANOSLOGO) "We are honored to have Margaret Dimond join our...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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