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2014-08-07 20:23:48

Billy Baldwin, Harry Hamlin, Lisa Rinna Among Celebrity Navigators TORONTO, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's 2nd Annual Boat Rally for Kids with Cancer Scavenger Cup raised more than $800,000 last month in support of the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) - Canada's largest and most sophisticated centre for pediatric cancer research, treatment and care, announced Rally Chairman Bobby Genovese. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140806/134200 "As event chair for the...

2014-07-02 08:25:21

Genovese Announces 2014 Car Rally Chairmanship TORONTO, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 Boat Rally for Kids with Cancer Scavenger Cup will take place in Muskoka, Ontario on Saturday, July 19, 2014 in support of pediatric cancer research, treatment and care at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), announced Chairman Bobby Genovese. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140702/123995 Now in its second year, the highly successful Boat Rally event is almost nearly SOLD OUT....

2014-06-03 08:43:12

TORONTO, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new kind of diagnostic imaging peer review software will be used at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). Real Time Medical's diagnostic sharing platform DiaShare((TM)) Quality will be the hospital's radiology QA solution. It will be used for the same-day review of diagnostic reports. SickKids is one of the world's foremost paediatric health-care institutions and is known for pioneering clinical advancements to improve the health of...

2014-03-24 16:24:30

TORONTO, March 24, 2014 /CNW/ - The Prize, established by Friends of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (FCIHR), in collaboration with the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences recognizes leaders of exceptional achievement in science and health policy of international stature. Professor Lap-Chee Tsui, President and Vice-Chancellor of The University of Hong Kong, will receive the Prize and deliver a Public Forum Lecture on September 17(th), 2014 in Ottawa. In 2015, he will...

2014-03-12 12:20:22

TORONTO, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BG Capital Group Chairman Bobby Genovese took to the airwaves last weekend inviting listeners to join him in the Muskokas on Saturday, July 19, 2014 for the charity boat rally that he is once again chairing to raise money for The Hospital for Sick Children - Canada's leading centre dedicated to pediatric cancer research and treatment. http://youtu.be/NX2fkTauiVg Last year's two-day event raised $680,000. "We are honoured to play a role in...

2014-02-20 12:20:22

TORONTO, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2014 Boat Rally for Kids with Cancer Scavenger Cup Chairman Bobby Genovese will host a special cocktail reception at 6pm Tuesday, February 25 at the Platinum Cars dealership in Toronto to celebrate this year's sponsors and team captains in support of pediatric cancer research, treatment and care for The Hospital for Sick Children. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140220/FL68731LOGO ) More than $650,000 was raised at last year's...

2014-02-05 16:25:35

TORONTO, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2014 Boat Rally for Kids with Cancer Scavenger Cup Chairman Bobby Genovese will host a special cocktail reception 6pm tomorrow at downtown Toronto's Troika Vodka Bar for this year's sponsors and team captains in support of pediatric cancer research, treatment and care for The Hospital for Sick Children. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140205/FL59791LOGO More than $650,000 was raised at last year's inaugural rally for the hospital,...

2014-01-20 08:21:43

TORONTO, Jan. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Cundari is the big winner at the 28(th) annual MAA Worldwide GLOBE Awards, as their Pain Squad mobile app for The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto has earned the distinction of "Best of the Best" in the World. Every year, Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) treats thousands of children with cancer, and doctors, nurses and researchers are continually working on innovative ways to manage and minimize the pain experienced during...

2013-11-04 14:11:33

In-depth look at living with thalassemia A CHEO-led multi-site North American study, headed by Dr. Robert Klaassen, lead investigator at CHEO and associate professor in the University of Ottawa's Department of Pediatrics, has confirmed the validity and reliability of a quality of life measurement tool for children and adults with thalassemia major. The tool was created between 2006 and 2009 through the combined efforts of CHEO, the Hospital for SickKids and Laurentian University....


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.