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2013-06-10 23:00:30

CHOP earned the number one ranking in the 2013-14 U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of Best Children´s Hospitals announced today. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 The Children´s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) earned the number one ranking in the 2013-14 U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of Best Children´s Hospitals announced today. In addition to the Honor Roll ranking, CHOP programs ranked within the top four in each of the ten specialty areas evaluated in...

2013-05-16 23:24:24

ECMO transport program allows hospital to treat more complex patients from outside region. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 On September 20, 2012, Brandie and Dustin Stoddard welcomed their second baby girl into the world. Haevyn Delanie weighed-in at a healthy seven pounds, two ounces, was 18 inches long, and went home right on schedule. Just four months later, though, her family was back in the hospital. This time, they were in Kansas City, waiting for a team of medical professionals...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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