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2014-10-14 16:28:20

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stripes® Stores is proud of its customers and employees for raising more than $1.4 million for The University of Texas MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital as part of the "Stripes Celebrates Tomorrows" campaign during Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month in September. Stripes Stores raised a total of $1,405,706 from September 1 to 28 in more than 645 store locations, surpassing its initial goal of $500,000....

2014-10-13 16:25:15

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On a night of heartfelt celebration, nearly 550 members and supporters of San Antonio's biomedical sector welcomed Francisco Cigarroa, M.D., back "home" to receive BioMed SA's 9th Annual Julio Palmaz Award for Innovation in Healthcare and the Biosciences on Sept. 18, 2014. The award dinner marked Dr. Cigarroa's upcoming return "full circle" to where he started his career as a pediatric transplant surgeon at The University of Texas...

2014-10-13 12:27:05

Contributions to fund new medical research, prevention programs and patient care HOUSTON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ExxonMobil today announced $18 million in grants to Houston health care facilities to support cancer prevention and cardiovascular research, expand pediatric care for children with autism and enhance pediatric liver disease research and clinical services. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141010/151530 The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer...

2014-09-12 23:05:17

More than 4,600 runners and walkers of all ages will be at the second annual Race for Every Child starting line on September 13, 2014, fired up to raise funds that help keep Children’s National Health System at the fore of providing world-class pediatric care to every family in need, conducting groundbreaking research into childhood diseases and offering wellness/preventive services for children throughout the metropolitan area. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 More than 4,600...

2014-09-10 08:30:41

Fundraising success has ripple effect throughout the community DALLAS, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thanks to generous donor support, Baylor Health Care System Foundation has reached an extraordinary milestone, raising more than $500,000,000 since its inception in 1978. With an active annual donor base of individuals, foundations and corporate sponsors, the Foundation enjoys wide support from the Dallas philanthropic community. This remarkable achievement is...

2014-09-03 23:03:43

The Hector P. Garcia, M.D. Awards ceremony and luncheon will be held on Sept. 19, 2014. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 The Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Foundation is pleased to announce the Hector P. Garcia, M.D. Awards ceremony and luncheon, to be held at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas at noon on Sept. 19. Dr. David L. Callender, President of the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB) and the Hispanic Center of Excellence are...

2014-08-21 23:01:40

PHA On the Road is a free full-day regional education forum that delivers much needed PH education and support to patients and families in areas close to home. Silver Spring, Md. (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Pulmonary Hypertension Association goes on the road to Houston with an Education Forum for PH patients and families to help fight rare lung disease. Who:    The Pulmonary Hypertension Association – the country’s leading pulmonary hypertension association that works...

2014-06-25 08:31:54

Top Masters in Healthcare announces the launch of a free article about the world's most technologically advanced hospitals available on their website CHICAGO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty of the world's most technologically advanced hospitals are featured in a new web article launched by Top Masters in Healthcare Administration. The list of "30 Most Technologically Advanced Hospitals in the World" highlights facilities around the globe that utilize the latest in high-tech...

2014-06-11 12:26:13

HOUSTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital has again been recognized as a national leader in cardiology and heart surgery among pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Improving their national ranking, Texas Children's Heart Center placed second nationally in the Best Children's Hospitals 2014-15 survey. To learn more about Texas Children's Heart Center please visit texaschildrens.org/heart. For more than half a century, the integrated,...

2014-06-10 08:31:32

Heart, newborn, cancer, kidney, pulmonology and digestive disorders all top ranked subspecialties HOUSTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital is honored to be consistently named as a national leader among pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. In the 2014-15 edition of Best Children's Hospitals, Texas Children's ranked fourth among all 183 pediatric institutions surveyed nationally and is one of only 10 hospitals to achieve the Honor Roll...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.