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2014-03-18 16:23:31

Artists working in health care will have an opportunity to sit for the pilot of the first-of-its-kind Artist in Healthcare Certification Examination HOUSTON, March 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital is excited to host the Global Alliance for Arts & Health's 2014 Annual International Conference, Enhancing Lives Through Arts & Health: 25th Anniversary Conference & Celebration. The conference, which will run April 9 through 12 at the iconic Hotel...

2014-03-13 23:28:48

Hospital’s new tower included expansion of pneumatic tube system. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Pevco, a U.S. manufacturer of pneumatic tube systems for hospitals, is pleased to announce that one of its customers has been awarded the 2014 Vista Award for Best New Hospital Construction by the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE). The customer, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, was recognized for its Alkek Tower expansion. The project was...

2014-02-17 08:27:08

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthcare Colloquium announced today the launch of the final group of charter pediatric hospitals to enter the Colloquium joining the original 2013 charter members. Colloquium pediatric member hospitals are committed to excellence in the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric heart failure. The new charter hospitals are: -- Holtz Children's Hospital/Jackson Memorial Medical Center (Miami, FL) -- Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's...

2014-02-10 08:27:10

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Influential nursing career and education web site TopRNtoBSN.com (www.toprntobsn.com) has published a list of the 30 Most Nurse-Friendly Hospitals in the United States. The list names hospitals in the U.S. that have demonstrated a high valuation of their nursing staff, provide employees with a host of benefits, support teams and outstanding work environments, all designed to welcome fresh personnel and make them feel valued. The list can be...

2013-12-02 23:25:57

Michael Romanko, MD, FACEP to Lead First Choice Emergency Room’s 11th Facility in Houston Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 First Choice Emergency Room, the leading freestanding emergency room system in the United States, announced Michael Romanko, MD, FACEP as the medical director of its new La Porte, Texas facility. Dr. Romanko received his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin and his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in...

Aerobic Exercise Benefits Brain Function As Well As Body
2013-11-12 18:09:56

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online According to a study published in the journal Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, physical exercise programs could help aging adults improve their memory. Researchers from the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas used a new brain imaging technique to determine aerobic exercise helps improve memory and brain function. The finding is significant for those adults 50 and older who want to stay mentally sharp....

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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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