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2014-07-30 16:28:44

--Aramark Invests $750,000 in "Home Plate" 3-Year Research Study-- PHILADELPHIA, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Aramark, a $14 billion global provider of award winning services in food, facilities management and uniforms, launched a new partnership today called "Home Plate," a thought leadership research study to enhance the health and well-being of families. The study is anchored by a $750,000, three-year grant from The...

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...

2014-06-03 04:21:05

-- $50,000 Donation Supports Specialized Programming -- PHILADELPHIA, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) announced a $50,000 gift from seven-time GRAMMY winner Taylor Swift, which will be used to create specialized programming for teens with cancer treated at CHOP's Cancer Center. The first initiative will be to establish a high-tech music therapy cart for teens to create and produce their own music while they go through cancer...

2014-05-09 12:26:08

-- Event included Saks Fifth Avenue Runway Show Featuring Zac Posen -- PHILADELPHIA, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's 58th Annual Daisy Day Luncheon and Fashion Show raised more than $1.6 million to support the Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment. World leaders in their field, the Center's team has pushed the boundaries of medicine and established techniques to surgically repair birth defects before birth, while a baby is still in...

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...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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