Quantcast

Latest Susan Kelly Stories

2009-02-13 10:56:42

People facing possible genetic defects avoid pregnancy rather than undergo prenatal testing, a British researcher says. University of Exeter researcher Dr. Susan Kelly calls this deep-seated ambivalence about the options available to would-be parents as choosing not to choose and says it is not a simple rejection of medical intervention, opposition to abortion or affirmation of a positive parenting experience with a child already born with a genetic problem. It is also a desire for more...

2009-02-12 08:47:47

Parents of children with genetic conditions may avoid the need to choose whether to undergo pre-natal testing or to abort future pregnancies by simply avoiding subsequent pregnancy altogether, a study has found.Parents are 'choosing not to choose', researcher Dr Susan Kelly, who is based at the Egenis research centre at the University of Exeter, suggests, in a 'reflection of deep-seated ambivalence' about the options and the limitations of new reproductive technologies.According to 'Choosing...

2008-09-17 16:51:34

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Susan Kelly, President and CEO of Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU), was sworn in as a United States citizen during a large naturalization ceremony at the Los Angeles Convention Center on September 11, 2008. The native Australian, born in Hobart, Tasmania, joined an estimated 18,000 people taking the oath of citizenship in separate ceremonies throughout the day. Proudly announcing her new status, Dr. Kelly stated, "The...

2008-09-09 12:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 9, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Helping fill the health care void created by the closure of Martin Luther King, Jr.-Harbor Medical Center last year, Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) will open a new Urgent Care Clinic in South Los Angeles on Friday, September 12th, the first in what will be a substantial network of clinics developed for the community and operated by the University. The new Charles Drew University Urgent Care Clinic will provide high...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
Related