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2013-11-21 23:01:20

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital has named Florence and Herbert Irving the inaugural recipients of the Samuel Bard Leadership Award for Commitment to Health Care. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 NewYork-Presbyterian Honors Florence and Herbert Irving with Inaugural Samuel Bard Award Over three decades, the Irvings have transformed cancer care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center, giving over $200 million in gifts. NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital has...

2013-10-27 23:00:49

A study lead by scientists at University of Colorado Cancer Center and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston has uncovered a new sub-type of lung cancer. AURORA, Colo. (PRWEB) October 27, 2013 A study lead by scientists at University of Colorado Cancer Center and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston has uncovered a new sub-type of lung cancer. The study revealed a gene fusion - a forced merger of two normally separate genes – that spurs the cells to divide rapidly causing non-small...


Word of the Day
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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