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2014-08-21 16:24:47

HOUSTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Memorial Hermann Health System and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced a new partnership to provide a new level of specialized breast screening at a network of community breast care centers in the greater Houston area. Starting in late November, MD Anderson will become the exclusive provider of professional breast radiology services for five of Memorial Hermann's 10 breast care centers, located in...

2014-08-13 12:22:56

Sheriff's Office Reminds Public That Reporting Crime is at Their Finger Tips HOUSTON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) launched the iWATCH mobile application to promote safety across the metropolitan Houston area. The iWATCH app is the first of its kind and fosters community awareness about unsafe situations by allowing citizens to report crimes and suspicious activities across Harris County from almost any mobile phone or PC. CITGO Marketers...

2014-07-18 23:02:59

Ticket Down announces that they have reduced ticket prices across the board for Luke Bryan at the Cynthia Mitchell Woods Pavilion in The Woodlands, Texas (suburban Houston). This popular secondary ticket source is also offering their customer appreciation promo/coupon code LUKE-BRYAN-2014 for additional checkout savings. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Ticket Down announces that Luke Bryan will be headlining at the Cynthia Mitchell Woods Pavilion (The Woodlands Pavilion) on Friday,...

2014-07-11 23:08:24

Celebrates Pearland - Silverlake Grand Opening with Donation to Dawson High School Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room opened its new Pearland - Silverlake facility at 7am today. The facility is First Choice Emergency Room’s 40th facility systemwide and 15th facility in Houston. The new Pearland - Silverlake facility is located 2752 Sunrise Road, Pearland, Texas and is open 24-7. “As a Pearland resident, I am very pleased to be a part of this new...

2014-07-10 23:06:24

San Jacinto College is stepping in to train middle-skills workers for high-demand, high-paying jobs. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Houston is growing, and with that growth comes jobs. More jobs mean a stronger economy. But as employers have a difficult time finding qualified, skilled workers, San Jacinto College steps in offering affordable training for the hard-to-fill middle-skills jobs. San Jacinto College is working with UpSkill Houston, an industry-led workforce development...

2014-07-03 23:09:40

Dien Bui, MD to Lead First Choice Emergency Room’s 15th Facility in Houston Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, named Dien Bui, MD as the Medical Director of its new Pearland - Silverlake facility. “We are pleased to announce Dr. Bui will be leading our newest facility in the Houston area,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice...

2014-06-26 23:17:20

First Choice Emergency Room’s Pearland- Silverlake Facility Opening in July Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, announced that it will open its new Pearland – Silverlake facility in July. “I am pleased to announce that we are expanding in Houston with our new Pearland- Silverlake facility,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice...

2014-06-24 08:29:47

Experts from across the state to present at second annual Houston Venom Conference HOUSTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine is teaming up with Texas Children's Hospital and The Houston Zoo to host the second annual Houston Venom Conference. The conference will include a full day of lectures focusing on the clinical diagnosis and management of terrestrial and aquatic envenomations. The conference,...

2014-06-16 09:55:27

University of Houston Coastal communities are often relaxing locales with lush natural attributes. At the same time, they face many challenges from both natural and manmade elements. Thomas Colbert, professor at the University of Houston’s Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture, dedicates his research to discovering ways to protect coastlines and delta regions from severe weather threats and other dangers. This week, he joins a roster of international scholars, designers and...

2014-06-13 16:20:25

Walter Ulrich, President and CEO of the Houston Technology Center (HTC), received a NASA Agency Honor Award for making outstanding contributions to the Agency's mission. HOUSTON, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Walter Ulrich was recognized with the NASA Silver Achievement Medal for his leadership and vision in seeding and growing the Entrepreneurial ecosystem in the NASA/JSC community. Most notable in attendance included Dr. Ellen Ochoa, Director NASA Johnson Space Center,...


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