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2014-06-23 08:27:32

CINCINNATI, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXN) and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center today announced the establishment of a collaboration and fund for the advancement of research in rare disease. Cincinnati Children's is a recognized center of excellence in pediatric rare diseases. Alexion is a global leader in the development and delivery of breakthrough therapies for patients with severe and life-threatening rare...

2014-06-19 08:30:07

Three Ektron customers named in U.S. News "Honor Roll" a distinction awarded to only 10 pediatric hospitals nationwide NASHUA, N.H., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ektron, a leading provider of content management and web experience management software, today announced that three of its customers were recently named among the nation's top ten children's hospitals by U.S News and World Report's "2014-15 Best Children's Hospitals." An additional two hospitals, Seattle Children's Hospital and...

2014-06-17 12:28:46

Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota performs first known minimally invasive Visualase surgery on rare mature teratoma tumor; results showcased on nationally syndicated talk show, The Doctors ST. PAUL, Minn., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A rare brain tumor in a previously inoperable area of an 8-year-old boy's brain remains dormant nearly four months after a second laser ablation surgery, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota reported today upon the story being...

2014-06-16 16:24:45

Texas Children's Newborn Center features nation's largest Level-IV NICU HOUSTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital is excited to announce it has been recognized as a national leader in neonatology in U.S. News & World Report's 2014-15 edition of Best Children's Hospitals. The hospital's neonatology program ranked #2 among all children's hospitals in the U.S. To learn more about Texas Children's Newborn Center visit texaschildrens.org/newborn....

2014-06-11 16:22:55

HACKENSACK, N.J., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HackensackUMC is pleased to announce that it has earned Practice Greenhealth's highest honor as a 2014 Environmental Excellence Award winner, earning recognition as one of the top 25 green hospitals in the country. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140611/117209 "I want to congratulate our team members for achieving this impressive distinction," said Robert C. Garrett, president and chief executive officer of the...

2014-06-11 12:26:13

HOUSTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital has again been recognized as a national leader in cardiology and heart surgery among pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Improving their national ranking, Texas Children's Heart Center placed second nationally in the Best Children's Hospitals 2014-15 survey. To learn more about Texas Children's Heart Center please visit texaschildrens.org/heart. For more than half a century, the integrated,...

2014-06-10 23:09:51

CHOP is the only pediatric hospital in the region named to the prestigious 2014-15 U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has tied for the number one ranking in the 2014-15 U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of Best Children’s Hospitals announced today. CHOP clinical programs ranked within the top four in each of the ten specialty areas evaluated in the U.S. News survey. CHOP is the only...

2014-06-10 20:23:07

Bellevue Hospital, St. Elizabeth Health Center, Miami Valley Hospital, University Hospitals Case Medical Center honored as Platinum Partners COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are more than 3,400 Ohioans waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant and every 48 hours, an Ohioan dies waiting. Tonight, Donate Life Ohio, the Ohio Hospital Association (OHA) and the Ohio Department of Health's Second Chance Trust Fund recognized 47 Ohio hospitals working to address this...

2014-06-10 12:32:05

Internationally recognized physician-scientists joining fight against devastating childhood diseases as hospital expands clinical and basic science research MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital officials today announced the appointment of three internationally recognized physician-scientists to leadership positions. Mitchell Weiss, M.D., Ph.D., has been named chair of the St. Jude Department of Hematology. He was recruited...

2014-06-10 08:31:32

Heart, newborn, cancer, kidney, pulmonology and digestive disorders all top ranked subspecialties HOUSTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital is honored to be consistently named as a national leader among pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. In the 2014-15 edition of Best Children's Hospitals, Texas Children's ranked fourth among all 183 pediatric institutions surveyed nationally and is one of only 10 hospitals to achieve the Honor Roll...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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