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2013-09-27 23:21:55

Texas Children’s Hospital welcomes Dr. Chester Koh, Dr. Bruce Schlomer and Dr. Abhishek Seth to it's #1 ranked pediatric urology team (U.S. News & World Report) in Texas. The expertise brought in by the new physicians will allow Texas Children's to expand its research and provide expanded care to patients with pediatric urologic diseases and disorders. Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Texas Children’s Hospital is excited to announce the addition of three new...

2011-05-06 00:00:29

Will Cover Updates In Pediatric Surgery - Controversies and Advances Tuzla, Boznia-Herzegovina (PRWEB) May 05, 2011 Annually, The World Federation of Associations of Pediatric Surgeons (WOFAPS) selects a major region of the world to host a scientific meeting and workshops as part of their important educational mission for pediatric surgeons and pediatricians. This year, in collaboration with Tuzla University Clinical Center in Tuzla, Bosnia-Herzegovina, WOFAPS is bringing renowned pediatric...

2011-02-16 20:55:00

BOTHELL, Wash., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Verathon Inc. is pleased to announce its sponsorship of two traveling resident scholars for the 2011 scholarship year, through the IVUmed Traveling Resident Program. In 2011, Verathon® will sponsor Laura Leddy, MD, (University of Washington) in her trip to the Palestinian West Bank, and another resident scholar yet to be selected. This is the sixth consecutive year that Verathon is participating in the program. (Logo:...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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