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2009-01-29 12:52:00

Hospital Ranked Eighth in the Large Companies Category for 2009 DALLAS, Jan.

2008-08-02 03:00:31

By Jim Jones, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Aug. 2--Dr. Rebekah Naylor arrived in India as a young missionary surgeon in the 1970s. And though she now calls Fort Worth home, her heart remains in Bangalore, where she helped establish the city's Baptist hospital.

2008-07-11 18:00:34

By Rachel Slade, The Dallas Morning News Jul. 11--THREE DALLAS HOSPITALS -- Baylor, Parkland, and UT Southwestern -- have made U.S. News & World Report's annual list of "America's Best." The publication, which hits newsstands Monday, ranks hospitals in 16 specialty areas.

2008-07-02 12:01:11

TIAA-CREF and The Health Museum (also known as the John P. McGovern Museum of Health & Medical Science) are soliciting statewide nominations for the 2008 TIAA-CREF Distinguished Medical Educator Award (www.tiaa-crefaward.org).

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2008-05-07 10:13:59

Canadian researchers believe that neglect can cause biological effects in the brain. Their findings in a recent study showed that suicide victims who were abused as children showed clear genetic changes in their brains.

2008-03-06 03:00:27

By Robert Miller, The Dallas Morning News Mar. 6--Texas oilman Vernon Faulconer and his wife, Amy, have given $1 million to support gynecologic oncology programs and establish a distinguished chair at UT Southwestern Medical Center.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.