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2013-08-19 23:23:20

Former surgeon at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center joins medical product design and development consultancy, further expanding offerings to medical and health care clientele. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 Kaleidoscope, a leading product design and development consultancy, today announced that as part of its initiative to broaden and increase offerings in medical product design, it has named Sean Barnett, MD, MS, FACS, FAAP, to the newly created position of Chief...

2013-07-09 21:14:26

UC Davis study questions whether the rankings measure quality The U.S. News & World Report graduate school rankings inspire discussion and marketing, but do they actually reflect quality differences between schools when it comes to medical education in primary care? Researchers at the UC Davis School of Medicine are believed to be the first to take on that question by analyzing the primary care rankings from 2009 through 2012, reconstructing scores and proposing alternative...

2009-12-28 09:30:00

CINCINNATI, Dec. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Resolutions will be the talk of New Year's parties across the country later this month, and for many people a resolution will provide positive direction for 2010. For children, however, psychologists at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center recommend this annual practice be approached carefully. Because children often mimic their parents, the cycle of resolutions -- make one, stick to it for a few weeks, then forget it -- doesn't always set a...

2009-11-05 18:01:00

CINCINNATI, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over half of US children ages 3 to 6 attend child care centers, and many may not be getting enough outdoor exercise because of the way they are dressed when they go to school. The study, reported in BioMed Central's open access journal, International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, will be published on November 6. A team led by Kristen Copeland, MD, Division of General and Community Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children's...

2008-10-06 06:00:36

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Ohio's academic health care industry contributed $37.2 billion to the state's economy in 2007, an increase of approximately $16.5 billion since 2002, and served as a major job generator, employing one in 12 Ohioans, according to a recent study commissioned by the Ohio Council of Medical Deans. Quantifying academic medicine's economic impact in areas ranging from tax revenue to job creation, the report underscores the significant role Ohio's seven...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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