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2014-09-18 23:12:25

The short stay rehabilitation unit at Warwick Forest’s “The Gardens” opened following a study that indicated it could help improve clinical outcomes, reducing the number of patients readmitted to the hospital after discharge. Newport News, Va. (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 As part of its ongoing efforts to ensure patients avoid returning to the hospital after getting discharged, Riverside Health System is pleased to announce it has opened a 24-bed pulmonary care rehabilitation unit at...

2014-09-16 23:15:57

The “small, rural hospital” laboratory boasts state-of-the-art capabilities, according to its bi-annual inspection. Tappahannock, Va. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 When people head to the doctor to have tests performed, it’s rare they think about what it takes to get those precise, accurate results. “The common misconception from the public is that we draw blood, put it on a machine and get an answer, when in fact, it’s much more than that,” said Angela Dove, the Senior...

2014-08-21 23:14:44

Dr. Wirt Cross, Jr.’s arrival in Tappahannock fulfills his dream of working in a small community. Gloucester, VA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Dr. Wirt Cross, Jr. wasn’t always convinced he wanted to be a surgeon. That was until after medical school while serving as a medical officer in the Middle East with the U.S. Navy. He saw, and felt, the direct impact surgery can make. “When I went to Iraq, there were many times when my teammates were injured and needed surgical care,” Cross...

2014-08-20 23:10:30

A Family Medicine specialist, he aims to help the community live healthier lifestyles, promoting preventative care. Tappahannock, Va. (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Riverside Health System is pleased to announce that Dr. William Dameron, who joined its Warsaw Medical Arts team earlier this year, bringing the practice an additional physician specialized in Family Medicine, is accepting new patients. Dameron, a 2009 graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, completed his...

2014-08-09 23:03:05

Kim Weitzenhofer, Director of Community Relations, recently joined WMBG AM 740 on the air to discuss local community resources and opportunities, including CEALH’s fall seminar schedule. Williamsburg, VA (PRWEB) August 09, 2014 Offering a variety of resources and unique services, the Riverside Center for Excellence in Aging and Lifelong Health (CEALH) has become a primary conductor of age-related research. And not just in Williamsburg, Va., where the center is located. Across the...

2014-08-07 23:01:48

Morgan earned a $1,500 Regirer Nurse Scholarship from the Commonwealth Long Term Care Foundation. Smithfield, Va. (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Riverside Health System is pleased to announce that Daja Morgan, a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) from its convalescent center in Smithfield, Va. was among the 36 long-term caregivers across the state to receive a scholarship from the Commonwealth Long Term Care Foundation. Morgan earned a $1,500 Regirer Nurse Scholarship to apply toward the cost of...

2014-07-16 23:01:36

Dr. Enright joins Kathy Shea, a certified Family Nurse Practitioner, who has been treating patients at the Urgent Care since December 2013. Tappahannock, VA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Riverside Health System is pleased to welcome Rosemary Enright, MD to the Riverside Urgent Care Center team in Tappahannock, Va. Dr. Enright’s addition rounds out the medical team offering treatment at the practice. She joins Kathy Shea, NP, who has been treating patients there since December 2013. Dr....

2014-07-11 23:02:49

“ChooseHome” will bring benefits of a retirement community into a personal residence. Williamsburg, VA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Riverside Health System became the first provider of Community- Based Continuing Care (CBCC) in Virginia in late 2012 and now, in partnership with Williamsburg Landing, will offer its program – ChooseHome – to residents throughout the Williamsburg and Newport News region. Also known as life care at home, CBCC programs provide services and benefits to...

2014-07-01 23:13:00

Gifts to the Riverside Tappahannock Hospital’s “Building a Better Place to Heal” Capital Campaign will finance the conversion of all hospital rooms to private rooms. Tappahannock, VA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Riverside Tappahannock Hospital is pleased to announce that thanks to the support of the families and businesses in the community, it is now $100,000 away from raising enough funds in its Building a Better Place to Heal Capital Campaign to convert its shared patient hospital rooms...

2014-06-18 23:16:49

The addition of four physicians to the practice’s Tappahannock office, which has a partnership with the Riverside Tappahannock Hospital, allows for the expanded hours and service to Virginia’s Northern Neck women. Tappahannock, VA (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Thanks to the addition of four physicians, Riverside Health System is pleased to announce that the Tappahannock, Va. office of Virginia Women’s Center (VWC) is now open four days a week. Joining Dr. Douglas Hutcheson and Dr. Louis...


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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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