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2012-03-28 23:01:20

Through face-to-face video calls on iPads and other tablets, Henry Ford is initiating the next wave of high-tech communication at hospitals called “telerounding.” The iPad fills a critical need for Henry Ford surgeons to communicate with their patients in the clinic or inpatient setting, even when they´re not in the same city. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) March 28, 2012 A Henry Ford Hospital surgeon checks in on a patient the day after removing a tumor from his kidney,...

2012-02-22 15:00:00

A new study from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit finds a strong correlation between brain dominance and the ear used to listen to a cell phone, with more than 70 percent of participants holding their cell phone up to the ear on the same side as their dominant hand. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) February 22, 2012 DETROIT - If you´re a left brain thinker, chances are you use your right hand to hold your cell phone up to your right ear, according to a new study from Henry Ford Hospital in...

2012-02-22 05:00:00

Henry Ford Health System physician Kimberlydawn Wisdom, M.D., has been appointed by President Barack Obama to serve as a Member of the Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion, and Integrative and Public Health. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) February 22, 2012 Henry Ford Health System physician Kimberlydawn Wisdom, M.D., has been appointed by President Barack Obama to serve as a Member of the Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion, and Integrative and Public Health. Dr. Wisdom...

2011-11-07 16:35:37

Prostate cancer patients who undergo radical prostatectomy get better results at teaching hospitals than at non-academic medical institutions, according to the findings of an international study led by researchers at Henry Ford Hospital. "While our findings do not imply that teaching hospitals always provide better care than others, it is obvious that teaching hospitals have certain intrinsic characteristics that would explain the better results," says Quoc-Dien Trinh, M.D., a Fellow at...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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