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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...

2013-06-10 23:00:27

Kravis is Ranked in 7 out of 10 Specialties New York (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 The Kravis Children´s Hospital at Mount Sinai is among the country´s best children´s hospitals in 7 of 10 pediatric specialties measured by U.S. News & World Report for its 2013-14 “Best Children´s Hospitals” ranking. "Mount Sinai is making great strides as one of the nation's leaders in providing quality health care to pediatric patients across all specialty areas," said Kenneth...

2013-05-28 23:23:07

Creighton University, the No. 1 Midwest Regional University according to the college edition of U.S. News & World Report, was selected to join the 10-league Big East conference, as announced earlier this year. The university, along with Xavier University and Butler University, joins a group of Catholic universities in the Big East: Marquette, Seton Hall, DePaul, Georgetown, St. John´s, Providence and Villanova. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Creighton University, the No. 1 Midwest...

2013-05-10 23:01:13

Nobel Prize-Winning Pyschologist Daniel Kahneman, PhD, Delivers Keynote Address and Receives Honorary Degree New York, NY (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 Two Nobel Prize winners and some of the nation´s leading health care philanthropists were honored at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai´s 44rd commencement ceremony at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. A total of 307 degrees were granted to medical students and students in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, including...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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