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2014-07-15 04:22:23

HOUSTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TIRR Memorial Hermann was again recognized as one of the nation's top rehabilitation hospitals in U.S. News & World Report's annual "America's Best Hospitals" rankings. Coming in at number three, the 2014-15 rankings mark the 25th consecutive year that TIRR Memorial Hermann has stood among the top rehabilitation hospitals in the country. "It is an exciting day for TIRR Memorial Hermann to celebrate such a momentous milestone - 25 years of...

2014-07-15 04:21:19

Mayo Clinic Is No. 1 on the Honor Roll WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report today released the 25th edition of the annual Best Hospitals rankings, freely available at usnews.com. Best Hospitals includes key information on nearly 5,000 medical centers nationwide. For the first time, the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, claimed the No. 1 spot on the Honor Roll, followed by Massachusetts General Hospital and Johns Hopkins Hospital. Memorial Sloan Kettering...

2014-07-15 00:20:42

Named to Prestigious Lists in all 12 Methodology-Ranked Specialties CLEVELAND, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center has once again been named one of the nation's top hospitals, according to U.S. News & World Report's annual Best Hospitals rankings. UH Case Medical Center was ranked in all 12 methodology-ranked specialties for the third year in a row and in the Top 20 in four specialties - Cancer, Gastroenterology, Ear, Nose & Throat, and...

2014-07-15 00:20:33

Northwestern Memorial's third consecutive year on Honor Roll and being recognized as No. 1 in Illinois and Chicago Metro Region CHICAGO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northwestern Memorial HealthCare is pleased to announce that both Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Lake Forest Hospital continue to earn national recognition as part of the U.S. News & World Report ranking of America's Best Hospitals. Northwestern Memorial is 10(th) in the nation on the exclusive, Best...

2014-07-14 23:00:08

Hospital Ranked Among Top 50 in Nation in Cardiology and Heart Surgery, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Orthopedics and Pulmonology Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Morristown Medical Center (MMC) has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top five New York metro area hospitals and one of the best hospitals in the nation for 2014-15 in Cardiology and Heart Surgery, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Orthopedics and Pulmonology, as reported today in the publication’s annual Best...

2014-07-08 12:28:42

HOUSTON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Texas Children's Hospital has been recognized again, by U.S. News & World Report, as a leader in cardiology and heart surgery among pediatric hospitals. Texas Children's Heart Center improved their national ranking, placing second in the Best Children's Hospitals 2014-15 survey. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140707/124821 For more than half a century, TCHC's compassion-driven multidisciplinary team has combined...

2014-06-24 12:24:26

Michael Porter of Harvard, Elizabeth Nabel of Brigham & Women's, Kenneth Davis of Mount Sinai, Carl Armato of Novant Health and Esther Dyson of EDVenture Holdings to headline event WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report today announced that Michael Porter, world renowned Harvard Business School professor and author of "Redefining Health Care," will deliver the opening keynote address at the U.S. News Hospital of Tomorrow conference, taking place October 6-8,...

2014-06-24 08:28:02

Searchable directory features nearly 950 community colleges nationwide WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report, publisher of Best Colleges, today unveiled the first U.S. News Community College Directory, available exclusively on usnews.com. The new directory, which features listings of nearly 950 community colleges from 50 states, was designed to help the millions of students who hope to pursue a certificate or two-year degree program at a school in...

2014-06-24 00:20:44

Paris is Still the World's Best Place to Visit WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for summer vacation, U.S. News & World Report today released its annual rankings of the World's Best Places to Visit. The new list features 25 of the most recommended vacation destinations by travel experts and consumers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100603/PH13717LOGO For the second year in a row Paris held tight to the No. 1 spot, with a 79 percent approval rating among voters....

2014-06-23 23:04:02

Eastern Kentucky University is ranked in the U.S. News & World Report 2014 Best Online Programs for Veterans. Richmond, KY (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Eastern Kentucky University is ranked in the U.S. News & World Report 2014 Best Online Programs for Veterans. EKU is the highest ranking Kentucky school among Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs and Online Graduate Education Programs. “Since our first online course was offered in 2006, we have aimed for excellence in online...


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 'kardia,' heart.
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