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2011-07-06 05:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing efforts to improve the quality of care and to moderate healthcare costs for patients diagnosed with scoliosis, Axial Biotech, Inc., a company revolutionizing spine care through the development of molecular diagnostic technologies, today announced that it has signed a multi-year agreement with the Shriners Hospitals for Children®. The agreement focuses on providing access to the SCOLISCORE(TM) AIS...

2011-05-23 11:49:00

DENVER, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Start stomping your boots: Big & Rich and Gretchen Wilson are ringing in the 4th of July weekend, American country style, in support of Shriners Hospitals for Children®. Thousands of Shriners from around the country are expected to gather in Denver for the 137th Imperial Session of Shriners International. Events beginning on July 2nd through the 7th are expected to stimulate Denver's economy with an additional $16.5 million in...

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2011-04-12 11:45:00

Rice University students develop diagnostic game to aid Shriners patients By cleverly linking five Wii Balance Boards, a team of Rice University undergraduates has combined the appeal of a video game with the utility of a computerized motion-tracking system that can enhance the progress of patients at Shriners Hospital for Children-Houston. The Rice engineering students created the new device using components of the popular Nintendo game system to create a balance training system. What the...

2011-03-31 00:00:28

2nd Annual Charity Event to Benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children® "“ Boston, IAFF Burn Foundation and Boston Firefighters IAFF Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 30, 2011 Join burn survivors, supporters and firefighters from across New England on Father's Day, Sunday, June 19th at beautiful Castle Island in South Boston for the 2nd Annual New England Walk for Burn Awareness. Help us raise funds in support of those in our communities who have been affected by a burn injury. Building on...

2011-02-05 00:00:45

World Renowned 22 Hospital Healthcare System Experiences 672% ROI with MEMdata Tampa, FL and College Station, TX (PRWEB) February 3, 2011 Like most health systems, Shriners Hospitals for Children® faced fiscal challenges with the downturn in the economy. For two years, the world renowned health system made changes to meet those challenges, including limiting new equipment purchases. But hospitals are among the most asset intensive organizations in the world, and while equipment...

2011-01-27 13:01:00

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hospitalized patients at St. Joseph's Children's Hospital in Tampa this week received a very special visit from the most-listened-to woman on the radio, Delilah, as she announced her partnership with Together for Kids, an alliance of children's hospitals dedicated to building a healthier future for America's kids. Throughout the year, Delilah will take her audience of more than eight million listeners inside the walls of Together for...

2010-11-02 13:04:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit Halloween, the nation's leading seasonal Halloween retailer, announced today that $2 million has been raised this Halloween season for Child Life departments at 106 individual and local hospitals across the U.S. and Canada through its Spirit of Children program. Since its inception in 2006, Spirit of Children has raised more than $4 million for over 100 children's hospitals across the United States and Canada. The program has a two-pronged...

2010-10-06 17:51:00

Incredible Cars and Bikes Thrill Thousands of Visitors along Capitol Mall for Good Cause SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2010 Capitol Concours d'Elegance displayed over 100 beautiful cars and motorbikes on September 19 to a crowd of thousands. Classics and exotics lined Capitol Mall as high rise structures and the California State Capitol building served as backdrop. Early morning drizzles were replaced with sunshine that highlighted an afternoon of motorsports...

2010-09-09 18:34:00

"Ferrari Club of America Car Owners Offer Exotic Car Rides to Event Visitors to Help Child Patients" SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riding in a Ferrari is one way visitors at the September 19 Capitol Concours d'Elegance will support Shriners Hospitals for Children® - Northern California. For three hours during the Concours from 11:00AM to 2:00PM, the President of Ferrari Club of America-Pacific Region Sacramento Chapter has organized an exclusive...

2010-08-30 18:35:00

Owners of Foreign and Domestic Collector Cars Raise Money for Children through Passion for Cars SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On September 18, the Capitol Concours Tour d'Elegance kicks off a full weekend of festivities aimed to raise money for Shriners Hospitals for Children®-Northern California. Concours sponsor Mercedes-Benz | Sacramento El Dorado Hills Rocklin will be the launch site for this spectacular event which will gather owners of all...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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