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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....

2013-11-01 23:02:37

B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to lead a national senior director of accreditation and policy management search for Children’s Medical Center of Dallas in Dallas, Texas. One of the top executive search firms in the healthcare industry, B. E. Smith has recently placed more than 900 healthcare executives into organizations. Lenexa, KS (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 B. E. Smith, the only full-service...

2013-10-31 23:04:45

Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) is continuing to lead national public health preparedness initiatives with the appointment of Gerald Parker, Jr., D.V.M., Ph.D., M.S., as the TAMHSC vice president for public health preparedness and response. College Station, Texas (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Prior to accepting the position, Parker served as a deputy assistant secretary of defense where he was responsible for developing national strategies to protect United States service members...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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