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2012-07-13 23:01:12

Design teams were busy in the Education and the Arts and the Education and Science Studios at WHR Architects as they completed final details in advance of recent ribbon cuttings at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston´s School of Dentistry School and Sam Houston State University´s The Woodlands Center. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) July 13, 2012 Design teams were busy in the Education and the Arts and the Education and Science Studios at WHR Architects as they...

2011-07-28 15:34:00

TOMBALL, Texas, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tomball Hospital Authority (Authority), which owns and operates Tomball Regional Medical Center (TRMC), a nationally recognized provider of comprehensive healthcare services serving the greater Northwest Houston market, today announced that its board of directors has unanimously approved the sale of substantially all of the assets of TRMC to a subsidiary of Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CYH). The transaction is subject to customary...

2009-03-16 14:03:00

HOUSTON, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than 23 years Houston Northwest Medical Center and Lone Star College-North Harris (LSC-North Harris) have worked together to offer nursing students a comprehensive nursing school program. Each week, students rotate through several different nursing units. These clinical rotations are designed to help students apply theoretical concepts learned in the classroom to actual clinical situations. Recently LSC-North Harris purchased two office buildings...


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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