Quantcast

Latest NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System Stories

2011-08-10 10:00:00

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The PGA of America announced today that Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), a world leader in orthopedics and rheumatology, has been named the Official Hospital of The PGA of America. HSS will partner with The PGA on future health and wellness initiatives, including sponsorship of the Let's Move On Course! program at the upcoming 93rd PGA Championship at Atlanta Athletic Club in Johns Creek, Ga. (Logo:...

2011-07-22 09:30:00

NEW YORK, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two-wheeled tricks and stunts will draw millions of viewers to ESPN's 17th annual X-Games from July 28-31 in Los Angeles. But they may also land thousands of children -- eager to replicate the stunts seen on television -- in emergency rooms around the country with preventable injuries such as fractures, sprains and concussions. While research from the Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) shows that almost one-third of skateboarding injuries...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'