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2009-10-16 07:00:00

Temecula, Calif., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Outdoor Channel, America's leader in Outdoor TV, today announced that, alongside Comcast Chattanooga and the Chattanooga Chapter of Safari Club International (SCI), the Company has teamed up with the Chattanooga Community Kitchen for the area's first annual "Sportsmen Against Hunger" event. Scheduled for October 20th at the Chattanooga Community Kitchen, local outdoor enthusiasts will join together to serve meals to the hungry. Nearly...

2008-07-31 15:01:02

MEDSEEK, the leading provider of enterprise portal connectivity solutions, announced today that its total number of new contracts signed in the first six months of 2008 rose 67 percent compared to the same period a year ago. The rising demand for online consumer information continues to boost adoption of MEDSEEK's solutions by the marketplace. During the six-month period ending June 30, 2008, MEDSEEK signed 15 new U.S. and Canadian hospital customers. The new clients that selected...

2008-07-31 09:01:25

By Emily Bregel, Chattanooga Times/Free Press, Tenn. Jul. 31--A "historic" partnership among the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Erlanger hospital and the UT College of Medicine in Chattanooga will give students easier access to expanded and coordinated health care services, hospital and university officials said Wednesday. The new program, called University Health Services, is "not a fragmented set of as-needed services, but a fully coordinated active team of folks focused...

2008-07-10 00:00:28

By Emily Bregel, Chattanooga Times/Free Press, Tenn. Jul. 9--In the wake of a backlash from firefighters and community members, Erlanger hospital officials held a news conference today to clarify last week's closure of the hospital's six-bed burn unit. Officials sought to calm the fears of community members, emphasizing that the immediate care of burn patients in the area has not changed. "We're not getting out of the burn business," said plastic surgeon Woody Kennedy, who will oversee...

2008-06-28 12:02:28

By Brian Lazenby, Chattanooga Times/Free Press, Tenn. Jun. 28--Pat Miller and her husband, Bill, frequently vacationed in Florida, and as she neared her retirement date from TVA they considered buying property and moving to the Sunshine State. But that idea didn't last long. "Why in the world would we want to live anywhere else," said Ms. Miller, 60, who also is a volunteer with AARP Tennessee. "We think this is a great place and wonder why no one else has discovered it." The secret...

2008-06-06 12:00:57

By Emily Bregel, Chattanooga Times/Free Press, Tenn. Jun. 6--An emergency physician at Erlanger hospital received high praise Thursday from a national medical organization. The American College of Emergency Physicians named Dr. Francis Miller Fesmire a "Hero of Emergency Medicine," according to a news release from the hospital. The honor recognizes emergency physicians who have made significant contributions to emergency medicine, their communities and their patients, according to the...

2008-05-27 09:01:03

By Joan Garrett, Chattanooga Times/Free Press, Tenn. May 27--Southern Adventist University, which is building more classroom space for nursing studies, is seeking an $8 million bond issue from the city to help pay for that and other projects. The Chattanooga Health, Education and Housing Facility Board is expected to consider the request at a public hearing on June 3. The 32,042-square-foot nursing building, Florida Hospital Hall, will provide space for offices, laboratories and...


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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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