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2014-04-15 14:43:23

Doctors at Henry Ford Hospital reached a medical milestone April 3, performing the 25th successful transcatheter valve replacement using a novel way to access the heart. Henry Ford is the only hospital in the United States performing the unique procedure called transcaval valve replacement, which accesses the heart by temporarily connecting major blood vessels. Northern Michigan resident Viola Waller, 80, underwent Henry Ford’s first transcaval procedure on July 3, 2013 when...

2014-04-15 12:21:43

DETROIT and PALM BEACH, Fla., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the packed house Palm Beach crowd buzzing and the Barrett Jackson auctioneer gaveling "Sold! Sold! Sold!" this past Saturday afternoon, car collector Dave Flynn of Columbiana, Ohio, offered the $300,000 winning bid for the one-of-a-kind Mustang currently starring in Dreamworks Studio's blockbuster "Need for Speed" movie (video). Flynn's $300,000 bid ended a fast and spirited competition for the custom-designed wide...

2014-04-11 08:25:11

DETROIT, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctors at Henry Ford Hospital reached a medical milestone April 3, performing the 25(th) successful transcatheter valve replacement using a novel way to access the heart. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140411/DE03523-INFO Henry Ford is the only hospital in the United States performing the unique procedure called transcaval valve replacement, which accesses the heart by temporarily connecting major blood vessels. Northern Michigan...

2014-04-01 23:03:19

Call to makers now open for Maker Faire Detroit 2014 at The Henry Ford. Call for entries open through June 6, 2014. Dearborn, MI (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Attention all makers, tinkerers, inventors, hackers and do-it-yourselfers: The call for entries is now open for Maker Faire Detroit 2014 at The Henry Ford. Now in its fifth year, this unique, two-day, family-friendly event promises to bring makers from all over the nation to celebrate their unbridled creativity and resourcefulness. Maker...

2014-03-27 12:30:42

DETROIT, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients at Henry Ford Hospital now have a new cancer treatment available that offers an alternative cancer surgery, without the incision or hospital stay, treating patients in 15 minutes or less and returning them to their everyday lives. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140327/DE92316 The Edge(TM) Radiosurgery Suite is designed to perform advanced, non-invasive cancer procedures anywhere in the body - including the brain, spine, head and neck,...

2014-03-26 23:01:48

Patients at Henry Ford Hospital now have a new cancer treatment available that offers an alternative cancer surgery, without the incision or hospital stay, treating patients in 15 minutes or less and returning them to their everyday lives. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 DETROIT – Patients at Henry Ford Hospital now have a new cancer treatment available that offers an alternative cancer surgery, without the incision or hospital stay, treating patients in 15 minutes or less and...

2014-02-24 23:01:54

The mental health conditions of most people who commit suicide remain undiagnosed, even though many visit a primary care provider or medical specialist in the year before they die, according to a national study led by Henry Ford Health System with the Mental Health Research Network. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 The mental health conditions of most people who commit suicide remain undiagnosed, even though many visit a primary care provider or medical specialist in the year...

2014-02-19 08:21:51

What would Henry Ford, Ferdinand Porsche and Karl Benz make of the increasingly demanding environmental standards and customers' demands for affordability, connectivity and fuel efficiency? How are these challenges shaping the auto industry and affecting leading brands? And, will the industry find continued growth? PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From steam engines, to gas-fueled vehicles and electric cars, the automotive industry has seen constant change. In...

2014-02-11 08:22:42

Ford's Booth at NADA Convention busy with orders for the trailblazing electric bicycle. IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An innovative design won the hearts of Ford dealers at the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention in New Orleans last week. It was love at first sight when they discovered the Ford electric bicycle powered by Pedego. The striking black bike attracted a crowd of Ford dealers who lined up for a closer look. Ten bikes sold on the first...

2014-02-04 23:03:10

The Josephine Ford Cancer Institute, part of Henry Ford Health System, was granted a three-year accreditation with commendation by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 The Josephine Ford Cancer Institute, part of Henry Ford Health System, was granted a three-year accreditation with commendation by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. It received compliance ratings on all 34 standards including six...


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Ford Motor Company's Glass House
2014-04-13 07:51:53

The Ford Motor Company is an American automobile manufacturer with its  headquarters located in Dearborn, Michigan. It was founded by Henry Ford at 39 years old and incorporated on June 16, 1903. It is described by Forbes as "the most important industrial company in the history of the United States." Ford would go on to become one of the world's largest and most profitable companies and is one of the largest family-controlled companies in the world. Henry Ford made an attempt at an...

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