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2014-03-19 08:30:44

BALTIMORE, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health- Health Advisory Board member and construction developer Ken Banks has teamed up with investigators from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health to find a practical construction-based solution to a global public health problem. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is ranked no. 1 by U.S. News & World Report and has held this ranking for the past twenty years. Dr....

2014-02-05 23:03:15

In the wake of CVS Caremark’s announcement of its decision to stop selling tobacco products, experts on brand management, marketing, and health issues from the full-time faculty of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School are available to comment. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 For journalists covering CVS Caremark’s plan to stop selling tobacco products, the following experts on brand management, marketing, and health issues from the full-time faculty of the Johns Hopkins...

2014-01-11 23:02:27

Dr Weiner began using Botox during his fellowship training at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1994 under the direction of Charles Cummings, MD and Paul Flint, MD. Initially, he used Botox for therapeutic reasons and then started cosmetic injections in 1997. Destin, FL (PRWEB) January 11, 2014 Botox is the most popular cosmetic procedure performed in the world. It was originally FDA approved in 1989 for treatment of strabismus (lazy eye) and soon thereafter, for spasticity (muscle spasms)...

2013-09-05 23:27:47

Critical Response Systems, a provider of leading-edge, mission-critical communication systems, announced recently that The Johns Hopkins Hospital has become one of the first hospitals in the country to receive a license under the new FCC regulations allowing U.S. hospitals to use high-power send/receive channels in the 935-940MHz band. Norcross, GA (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 Critical Response Systems, a provider of leading-edge, mission-critical communication systems, announced recently...

2013-08-08 23:24:50

It was recently announced that Baltimore's Johns Hopkins Hospital has regained its No. 1 U.S. medical facility ranking for people with life-threatening and rare conditions. Johns Hopkins went live earlier this year on Critical Response Systems (CRS), critical messaging solution that utilizes the M1503 Pager. Norcross, GA (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 It was recently announced that Baltimore's Johns Hopkins Hospital has regained its No. 1 U.S. medical facility ranking for people with...

2013-08-08 13:57:33

A team from the University of Washington has unveiled a comprehensive portrait of the genome of the world’s first immortal cell line, known as HeLa. The cell line was derived in 1951 from an aggressive cervical cancer that killed Henrietta Lacks, a 31-year-old African-American tobacco farmer and mother of five – the subject of the 2010 New York Times best-seller, “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.” They will also be...

2013-06-17 10:19:26

Researchers at Johns Hopkins report that hospitalized patients do not receive more than one in 10 doses of doctor-ordered blood thinners prescribed to prevent potentially lethal or disabling blood clots, a decision they say may be fueled by misguided concern by patients and their caregivers. Calling the rate of missed doses "unacceptably high," the researchers add that hospitalized patients are at a significantly greater risk of developing venous thromboembolism, or VTE, and that...

2013-04-23 22:20:25

Time with patients seems 'squeezed out' of training, investigator says Medical interns spend just 12 percent of their time examining and talking with patients, and more than 40 percent of their time behind a computer, according to a new Johns Hopkins study that closely followed first-year residents at Baltimore's two large academic medical centers. Indeed, the study found, interns spent nearly as much time walking (7 percent) as they did caring for patients at the bedside. Compared with...

Medical Transparency Could Save Doctors And Patients Money
2013-04-16 10:52:38

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Transparency allows for consumers to make informed decisions on everything from fast food to automobiles.The same could be held true for physicians, allowing them to order considerably fewer tests or search for lower-priced alternatives when shown the costs of diagnostic procedures, if this transparency was available to them, according to a new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. In a study performed at Johns Hopkins Hospital,...


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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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