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2014-04-22 08:34:50

Recipes cater to those with numerous health conditions HOUSTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dietitians from DaVita, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, have created and are distributing "Recipes for Healthier Living", a cookbook comprising recipes tailored to promote better health. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140318/DC85712LOGO The cookbook, which was created in March in support of National Nutrition Month,...

2014-03-27 08:34:44

Provides access for dialysis patients; complementary to HeRO® Graft ATLANTA, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), a leading medical device and tissue processing company focused on cardiac and vascular surgery, announced today that it has acquired the exclusive worldwide distribution rights for the ProCol Vascular Bioprosthesis ("ProCol") from Hancock Jaffe Laboratories, Inc. In addition, beginning 24 months after execution of the agreement, CryoLife has the right to...

2014-03-19 08:29:42

ATLANTA, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), a leading medical device and tissue processing company focused on cardiac and vascular surgery, announced today that it will host its third Central Venous Pathology (CVP) Summit on March 25-27, 2014 at CryoLife's training facility at its corporate headquarters in suburban Atlanta. The Company expects that over 80 physicians and dialysis therapy professionals will attend the CVP Summit. The CVP Summit will be led by...

2014-03-11 08:28:37

World Kidney Day Event to Discuss Building Global Awareness of Kidney Disease DENVER, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, will host a Google+ Hangout on Air dedicated to global kidney disease awareness on World Kidney Day. Join the "Be #KidneyAware: Raise Kidney Disease Awareness Worldwide" Google+ Hangout on Air on Thursday, March 13, at 8:30 a.m. PT/11:30 a.m. ET by registering at...

2014-03-10 08:29:11

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The DPC Education Center will honor Former United States Senator John Culver at its Inaugural Gala on March 11, 2014. "Senator Culver came to Washington, DC to fight for a better and more just society," said Nancy L. Scott, the DPC Education Center Board President. "We are honored to recognize his many years of dedicated public service and very much appreciate his efforts to increase public awareness of kidney disease."...

2014-02-24 08:28:22

Freedom and Flexibility of More Frequent Home Hemodialysis with the System One Proved to be Good Fit for Former Patient and Care Partner Celebrating 30 Years of Marriage and Second Kidney Transplant LAWRENCE, Mass., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NxStage Medical, Inc., a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, is proud to celebrate with former patient Laurie and her husband/care partner Mike two significant life milestones: their 30 year wedding anniversary and...

2014-02-19 12:28:30

ATLANTA, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, February 10, 2014, Affiliated Dialysis Centers, LLC ("ADC") shared its first release of clinical data at the 2014 34(th) Annual Dialysis Conference in Atlanta, GA. Since 2013, ADC has engaged Xelay Acumen, a strategy and medical data analytics firm, to independently lead its data collection and analysis effort. Dr. Alex Yang MD presented the initial results from this health outcomes clinical research study involving ESRD patients who...

2014-02-18 16:26:41

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The DPC Education Center will present the 2014 Willem J. Kolff Award to K. Adu Ntoso, M.D. of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The award recognizes a health care professional within the dialysis community who best represents innovation and exceptional patient care. Nominations were encouraged from the extended dialysis community across the United States. Dr. Ntoso was chosen from over forty submissions and will personally accept the...

2014-02-18 04:21:26

African-Americans are about three and a half times more likely to develop kidney failure DENVER, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, is encouraging African-Americans to learn about their risk for kidney disease during Black History Month. Throughout February, African-Americans across the country are paying tribute to generations of challenges and triumphs. Black History Month is also a...

2014-02-06 16:27:53

Leading home dialysis company announces new patient outreach campaign aimed at increasing awareness of home hemodialysis among ESRD patients ATLANTA, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NxStage Medical Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM), a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, today announced from the Annual Dialysis Conference (ADC) in Atlanta, Georgia (booth #411) the introduction of a new patient outreach campaign, NxStage Plus One. This campaign aims to increase awareness of home...


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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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