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2014-06-24 12:24:26

Michael Porter of Harvard, Elizabeth Nabel of Brigham & Women's, Kenneth Davis of Mount Sinai, Carl Armato of Novant Health and Esther Dyson of EDVenture Holdings to headline event WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report today announced that Michael Porter, world renowned Harvard Business School professor and author of "Redefining Health Care," will deliver the opening keynote address at the U.S. News Hospital of Tomorrow conference, taking place October 6-8,...

2014-06-24 08:28:02

Searchable directory features nearly 950 community colleges nationwide WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report, publisher of Best Colleges, today unveiled the first U.S. News Community College Directory, available exclusively on usnews.com. The new directory, which features listings of nearly 950 community colleges from 50 states, was designed to help the millions of students who hope to pursue a certificate or two-year degree program at a school in...

2014-06-24 00:20:44

Paris is Still the World's Best Place to Visit WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for summer vacation, U.S. News & World Report today released its annual rankings of the World's Best Places to Visit. The new list features 25 of the most recommended vacation destinations by travel experts and consumers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100603/PH13717LOGO For the second year in a row Paris held tight to the No. 1 spot, with a 79 percent approval rating among voters....

2014-06-18 12:31:39

NEW YORK, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report, a nationally recognized publisher of health care consumer advice and information, and Pharmacy Times, the pharmacy industry's No. 1 publication, today released the 2014 Top Recommended Health Products. The list brings the collective recommendations of thousands of pharmacists directly to consumers-covering 1,100 over-the-counter brands and more than 150 product categories....

2014-06-10 08:25:30

In the news release, U.S. News & World Report Announces the Best Children's Hospitals 2014-2015, issued 10-Jun-2014 by U.S. News & World Report over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC should be ranked #9 on the 'Honor Roll' rather than #8 as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: U.S. News & World Report Announces the Best Children's Hospitals 2014-2015 Boston Children's Hospital and...

2014-06-10 00:21:40

Boston Children's Hospital and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Top the Honor Roll WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report, publisher of Best Hospitals, today released Best Children's Hospitals 2014-15. The rankings help guide families of children with life-threatening or rare conditions to the best medical care available. Access to the rankings, which can be found at http://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/pediatric-rankings, is free....

2014-05-20 12:27:13

Central Michigan University is the No. 1 Online Bachelor's Program in the country; Arizona State University has top Online Business and Engineering Programs WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report, publisher of Best Colleges and Best Online Programs, today released the 2014 Best Online Programs for Veterans on usnews.com. The rankings, now in their second year, were designed to help veterans identify high-quality online degree programs that suit their educational...

2014-04-23 08:28:06

- New Index Shows America's STEM Talent Pool Too Shallow to Meet Demand - WASHINGTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite multiple initiatives to improve science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education in the United States, America is still not producing enough workers to fill current and future STEM jobs, according to the new U.S. News/ Raytheon STEM Index, unveiled today at www.usnews.com/news/stem-index. The new index was developed exclusively by U.S. News & World...

2014-04-22 00:21:04

-- School for Talented and Gifted in Dallas No. 1 for third straight year; Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology is the new Best STEM School - WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report, a nationally recognized publisher of education news and information, today announced the 2014 Best High Schools, available exclusively at usnews.com. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100603/PH13717LOGO The U.S. News Best High Schools rankings and...

2014-04-08 12:30:39

NORCROSS, Ga., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As a testament to its focus on quality, PruittHealth announced that twenty-two of its five-star healthcare centers were named to the U.S. News & World Report's Best Nursing Homes list for 2014. Now in its sixth year, the list of U.S. News' Best Nursing Homes is designed to help the millions of Americans who will spend time in such a setting this year. And according to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, about 60 percent of individuals...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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