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2014-08-01 16:24:10

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- So far this year, 18 children, including one in the Tampa Bay area, have died from heatstroke after being left inside of a hot car. On National Heatstroke Prevention Day, St. Joseph's Children's Hospital's Child Advocacy Team showed how hot a parked car gets in the summer sun by baking cookies inside a vehicle. It only took minutes for the cookie dough to spread and within about two hours the cookies were complete. It was about 98 degrees...

2014-04-10 12:27:37

Follows Day-in-the-life of Medical Residents at St. Joseph's Hospital TORONTO, April 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Health Minister Rona Ambrose learned first-hand the challenges of delivering healthcare in a busy urban hospital. The Minister joined medical residents at St. Joseph's Health Centre in Toronto by spending time with them as they delivered frontline care. In addition, the Minister also discussed a range of issues, such as patient care, patient safety and health human...

2014-02-11 12:27:36

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Joseph's Hospital entered the next era of cardiac care by opening a new $20 million Heart Institute on Feb. 10, 2014. St. Joseph's Hospital Heart Institute is one of the most advanced and comprehensive centers for cardiovascular medicine in Florida, performing more than 50,000 adult cardiac catheterizations. It is also has the only pediatric catheterization program in Hillsborough County. Heart disease is the number one killer of...


Word of the Day
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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