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2014-08-21 12:30:06

She and Husband, David, Resting at Undisclosed Location CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nancy Writebol, the SIM missionary stricken with Ebola Virus Disease and undergoing treatment in an isolation unit at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, has tested clear of the virus and was discharged from the hospital on Tuesday, Aug. 19. She and her husband, David, have gone to an undisclosed location to rest and spend time with one another. Writebol is one of two patients...

2012-02-14 14:09:35

Scientists at Emory University School of Medicine have identified a new group of compounds that may protect brain cells from inflammation linked to seizures and neurodegenerative diseases. The compounds block signals from EP2, one of the four receptors for prostaglandin E2, which is a hormone involved in processes such as fever, childbirth, digestion and blood pressure regulation. Chemicals that could selectively block EP2 were not previously available. In animals, the EP2 blockers could...

2011-06-27 14:47:00

ATLANTA, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Metro Atlanta is building its reputation as a bioscience center with the recent partnership announcement of Emory University and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, two Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC) board members, opening a $90 million pediatric research facility. "Atlanta has a thriving bioscience community, and this pediatric research facility will lead to continued medical advances that will benefit patients not just in Georgia, but throughout the...

2011-05-16 11:05:00

ATLANTA, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Emory Conference Center Hotel, Atlanta's first LEED-Silver Certified Sustainable Conference Center Hotel, wants meeting planners to think green when planning their next meeting. If planners book a meeting to be held in June, August or November 2011 they can receive an American Express Gift Card valued up to $500.* Complete Meeting Packages that include guest rooms, meeting room rentals, breakfast, lunch, dinner and continuous refreshment service, as...

2011-02-08 16:48:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Emory University Health Sciences Center: WHAT: News Conference - Wake Forest baseball coach Tom Walter, player Kevin Jordan and Emory transplant surgeons will be available to speak with media in person and via telephone regarding the gift of life, Kevin's illness, and the surgery. WHEN: Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011, 11:30 a.m. ET WHERE: The Emory Clinic B, 1365 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322...

2011-02-05 00:00:44

Emory Healthcare, Georgia Tech, and Emory Athletics partner up to put a full court press on breast cancer. Atlanta, GA (Vocus/PRWEB) February 04, 2011 Emory Athletics, Emory Healthcare and Georgia Tech are putting a full court press on breast cancer. The Emory Eagles Women's basketball team will once again host their Think Pink Week of events, culminating in the Think Pink Game on February 13, 2011, at 2 pm. The Eagles will take the court against University of Chicago at the Woodruff...

2010-11-12 00:00:43

Emory Healthcare, the Emory Breast Center and Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University partner to launch comprehensive website, blog, and contest around breast health. Atlanta, GA (Vocus) November 11, 2010 The largest, most comprehensive health care system in the state of Georgia, Emory Healthcare, is launching various web-based resources to promote breast cancer awareness and breast health beyond the month of October. Emory Healthcare, its clinical breast health division, the Emory...

2010-05-18 14:08:00

ATLANTA, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- About 2,600 athletes and coaches from all over Georgia will compete in Special Olympics Georgia (SOGA) State Summer Games May 21-23 at Emory University. Athletes will compete in athletics, aquatics, soccer, soccer skills, badminton, volleyball, table tennis, tennis, and gymnastics. Friday, before the games begin, a Law Enforcement Torch Run press conference will be held at 9 a.m. on the capitol steps. Governor Sonny Perdue will attend and thank...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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