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2014-02-06 16:26:56

EDMONTON, Feb. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Connecting with the Edmonton Oliver Primary Care Network (PCN) team just became easier with the launch of an advanced online booking and communication system. While there are other online booking systems available, this is the first in Alberta to offer both online booking and a secure communication portal for patients to connect with a primary care multidisciplinary team. "We surveyed our patients and found almost 75% wanted the ability to book...

2011-07-14 15:37:04

Study highlights desire for religious and spiritual discussions in hospitals Hospitalized patients who had conversations about religion and spirituality with the healthcare team were the most satisfied with their overall care. However, 20 percent of patients who would have valued these discussions say their desires went unmet, according to a new study´ by Joshua Williams from the University of Chicago, USA, and his colleagues. Their work appears online in the Journal of...

2009-05-12 07:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) will unveil data from more than 50 studies at the 45th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Orlando, Fla. from May 29 to June 2, 2009, with the majority of the presentations continuing to support Lilly's leadership in thoracic cancer research. The company will present the latest research findings on ALIMTA(R) (pemetrexed for injection), as well as GEMZAR(R) (gemcitabine HCl for...

Word of the Day
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'