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2013-08-21 23:22:14

North Central Baptist Hospital has expanded to meet the needs of the community for additional women and children services. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 To meet the increased need of the community in the Stone Oak area for additional women and children services, North Central Baptist Hospital welcome patients to its new neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). The new NICU represents a sizeable investment by Baptist Health System in the San Antonio community and is a part of a...

2013-05-15 23:02:01

As the need for talented medical professionals continues to rise, Baptist Health Systems in San Antonio, TX has expanded their openings for healthcare professionals and nursing staff. With a streamlined application process, Baptist Health Systems offers opportunity and career direction for the future. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 The healthcare industry is one of the only industries that are projected to grow by leaps and bounds in the coming decade. To prepare for this growth,...

2013-01-23 23:01:37

North Side Baby Boom Means Expansion for North Central Baptist Hospital San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) January 23, 2013 North Central Baptist Hospital (NCBH) is bursting at the seams with babies, leading to a major expansion project at the hospital. “We are single-handedly populating the earth” said NCBH president Bill Waechter at recent “sky breaking” ceremony. “Stone Oak continues to see double digit growth of women of child bearing age. “We´ve outgrown...

2010-12-17 07:00:00

ADDISON, Texas, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The grand opening of Methodist Hospital for Surgery, Dallas' newest hospital, was celebrated by local physicians, representatives from Methodist Health System and Nueterra Healthcare, and state and local leaders, including Texas State Senator Florence Shapiro, at an intimate gathering in late October. On November 1, the hospital officially opened its doors and began seeing patients. The hospital brings together some of Dallas' leading surgeons...

2009-06-10 07:00:00

DALLAS, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- When he arrived at Methodist Rehabilitation Hospital Oct. 20, 2008, Michael Hulshouser was a quadriplegic, stricken by Guillain-Barre Syndrome and barely able to lift his head. Four months later, under the care of his physician, therapist and the rehabilitation staff, the 48-year-old father of two was able to walk by himself with the aid of a walker. "My son said that all he wanted for Christmas was for me to be able to walk," says Hulshouser. "Three weeks...

2007-08-09 12:04:00

Michael J. Wick, Ph.D., a recognized leader in the research of new anti-cancer drugs, has been named director of preclinical research at South Texas Accelerated Research Therapeutics (START). He will join the START team on Sept. 3. Dr. Wick comes to START from the Cancer Therapy & Research Center's (CTRC) Institute for Drug Development, where he was director of preclinical research. He is a recognized expert in the testing of novel therapies in animal models of human cancer....

2007-08-08 12:09:12

Chris H. M. Takimoto, M.D., Ph.D., an internationally recognized leader in the development of new anti-cancer drugs, has been named director of pharmacology at South Texas Accelerated Research Therapeutics (START). Dr. Takimoto comes to START from the Cancer Therapy & Research Center's Institute for Drug Development, where he was pharmacology director and held the Zachry Chair of Translational Research. START, a clinical research organization focused on developing new anti-cancer...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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