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2010-03-15 13:50:00

SOUTHBRIDGE, Mass., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Young-Ho Oh, M.D., an Orthopedic Surgeon with a subspecialty in Sports Medicine, has joined the Harrington HealthCare family as part of Harrington Physician Services. Dr. Oh joins Harrington surgeons Joseph Veneziano and Charles Sommer as well as Physician Assistant John Arsenault at Harrington Hospital's Medical Arts Building, 100 South Street, Southbridge, Suite 108, and also will see patients at Harrington offices in Charlton and Webster. He...

2010-01-27 09:30:00

CONVENTIONAL MEDICINE EXAMINED WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) is inviting Washington-area residents to find out what it takes to become a doctor--minus the long hours and late nights. Georgetown's eight-week Spring 2010 Mini-Medical School Program, open to the public and members of the media, begins Tuesday, March 9, 2010. The GUMC Mini-Medical School, in its 13th year, follows the traditional disciplines that medical students...

2009-12-30 15:47:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. ("HTA"), a self-managed, non-traded, real estate investment trust, announced the completed acquisition of a medical office building, known as the Smyth Professional Building, located in Baltimore, Maryland for approximately $11,250,000. The approximately 62,000 square foot Smyth Professional Building is 98% leased, and is located on the campus of and is attached to Good Samaritan Hospital. Good Samaritan is a...

2009-12-17 11:16:00

DAYTON, Ohio, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Good Samaritan Hospital is changing the way women manage their bladder and pelvic health issues with the launch of the Good Samaritan Hospital Women's Center For Bladder & Pelvic Health. The center is designed to help treat two common medical problems - lack of bladder control (urinary incontinence) and slippage of the bladder, uterus or rectum (pelvic organ prolapse). Three out of four women report some degree of urinary leakage and one out of...

2009-11-13 16:06:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (the "REIT"), a self-managed, non-traded, real estate investment trust, announced the execution of a Purchase and Sale Agreement (the "Agreement") to acquire a medical office building, known as the Smyth Professional Building, located in Baltimore, Maryland for approximately $11,250,000. The 62,000 SF Smyth Professional Building, which is 98% leased, is located on the campus of and is attached to Good Samaritan...

2009-11-05 11:22:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's not very uncommon for a fundraising event to raffle a luxury car, but the Lexus being raffled Saturday night at the 23rd annual Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center Gala has a story behind it that exemplifies the drive to survive. In October of 2006, Suseel Kanagaratnam was diagnosed with stage IV colorectal cancer and he would begin a fight for his life. Stage IV means the cancer had spread to other organs internally leaving Suseel with a...

2009-08-05 12:00:00

BALTIMORE, Aug 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Against the backdrop of the national health care reform debate, Maryland has taken an important step in fostering the use of interoperable technology to reduce health care costs and improve the quality of care for all Marylanders. The Health Services Cost Review Commission, the state agency that sets reimbursement rates for hospitals, today unanimously approved up to $10 million in startup funding through hospital reimbursement rate adjustments...

2009-07-04 10:39:00

WASHINGTON, July 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Specialty Hospitals of America (SHA) announced today the official opening of a new 50 bed Critical Care Hospital at United Medical Center, located at 1310 Southern Ave, in SE Washington. The new hospital, named The Specialty Hospital of Washington at United Medical Center will ultimately provide care to residents of SE DC and the Mid-Atlantic region, as well as provide upward of 400 new jobs to the SE community. "The new hospital will fill a...

2009-06-11 11:00:00

DALLAS, June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas has been awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award by the American College of Surgeons, one of the highest honors for cancer programs in the United States. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090611/DC30604) "This recognizes the hard work of all the people in our program, from administrators to nurses and physicians," said Dr. Pat Fulgham, surgical director of oncology at Texas Health Dallas....

2009-06-08 17:04:00

Students, faculty and families pay tribute at anatomical Donor Mass WASHINGTON, June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Georgetown University's School of Medicine held a special interfaith ceremony to honor the 54 men and women who donated their bodies to medical science during the last two years. The yearly Donor Mass celebrated on Georgetown's campus, was attended by nearly 150 family members and friends of loved ones who chose to make this unique gift in order to further medical education and...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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