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2014-02-17 23:24:20

BlackDoctor.org partners with the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions to honor the nation's leading black healthcare professionals. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 As the leading provider of culturally-relevant health news and resources for African Americans, BlackDoctor.org seeks to educate and celebrate the black community. In partnership with the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, BlackDoctor.org salutes 42 black healthcare professionals...

2011-04-26 08:09:00

LONDON, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Enemy of the State, Transformers, Along Came a Spider and Team America: World Police. Everyone has an image of Washington DC; whether it's borrowed from the big screen, personal experience or from the news, at some point, the capital of the free world has permeated into everyone's life. Now, in 2011, there is no better time to visit the Capital Region. Formed of Maryland, Virginia and DC, the Capital Region boasts an impressive amount of cultural...

2009-02-02 17:29:58

Awareness and sensitivity to racial and ethnic diversity are believed by most U.S. medical school faculty to be poor, researchers said. A survey, conducted at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, is likely a reflection of diversity issues thought to persist at academic medical institutions across the country, said principal investigator Dr. Lisa Cooper, of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. What we are seeing at Johns Hopkins is likely to be the case in medical...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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