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2010-05-21 08:43:00

PHILADELPHIA, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joseph Rogers, Chief Advocacy Officer of the Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania (MHASP), will receive the 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award from Eli Lilly and Company on May 22 at 2 p.m. at the Roosevelt Hotel, 123 Baronne Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, in the Conti Room. The award includes $15,000 for the non-profit organization of the honoree's choice. Rogers overcame psychiatric hospitalizations and homelessness to...

2009-11-17 07:00:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --Thoratec Corporation (Nasdaq: THOR), a world leader in device-based mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, support and restore failing hearts, said that data released today from the Destination Therapy (DT) pivotal trial for the HeartMate II left ventricular assist system (LVAS) demonstrate that the device achieved statistically superior results over the HeartMate XVE, including survival at two years while remaining free from...

2005-11-14 13:16:12

DALLAS. "“ Pumps implanted into the chest to maintain circulation can significantly extend the lives of the sickest patients in end-stage heart failure who are not candidates for heart transplantation, according to the results of a clinical trial led by Duke University Medical Center cardiologists. The pumps, known as left ventricular assistant devices (LVADs), are employed when the heart's left ventricle "“ the chamber of the heart that pumps blood throughout the body "“...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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