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2008-09-29 14:41:14

OMAHA, Neb. and DENVER, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Catholic Health Initiatives announced today a $6 million gift to Mercy Housing for its affordable homes for low-income families, seniors and people with special needs in Omaha and Lincoln, Neb., and Council Bluffs, Iowa.

2008-09-27 00:00:36

By Jill King Greenwood The mother of a Brashear High School student assaulted two Pittsburgh Public Schools employees this morning after they took the 9th-grader home because they were concerned about the girl's health, school officials said.

2008-07-22 15:01:05

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Tom Rathbun of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, +1-717-787-1323 All 110 Inspected Pennsylvania Facilities Meet Federal Standards HARRISBURG, Pa.,July 22/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection released reports today showing that all of the 110 mammography facilities it inspected during the second quarter of this year are operating within the guidelines set forth by the U.S.

2008-07-11 15:00:46

By The Knoxville News Sentinel, Tenn. Jul. 10--Mercy Health Partners, parent company of the merged Baptist and St. Mary's health systems, received state approval Wednesday to discontinue inpatient services at Baptist.

2008-07-04 09:00:43

By Jazmine Ulloa, The Brownsville Herald, Texas Jul. 4--Valley Baptist Medical Center-Brownsville is filled with history. Teresita Guevara began working there in 1955 as a laboratory clerk, where state Sen. Eddie Lucio Jr.

2008-07-02 15:00:51

By Andrew M. Seder, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 2--If you're going to be laid off from a hospital job, there are a lot worse places to have it happen than in Northeastern Pennsylvania. That's the message being offered by hospital officials throughout the region.

2008-06-21 12:00:17

By Melissa Repko, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Jun. 21--Nurses at Mercy Hospital will see four percent raises for each of the next four years under the new four-year contract with the hospital.

2008-06-19 12:01:05

CIGNA HealthCare of Florida announced today that it has renewed its contract with Mercy Hospital for two years. The agreement, effective May 1, 2008, extends a long-standing relationship between CIGNA and the hospital.

2008-01-22 15:00:42

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- UPMC Health Plan announced it has expanded both its UPMC for Life Medicare HMO (Health Maintenance Organization) and its UPMC for Life Specialty Plan into Cameron, Clarion, Elk, Forest, and McKean counties.

2006-06-12 18:51:04

By Chriss Swaney PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - Steelers fans were holding a vigil outside Mercy Hospital on Monday where Super Bowl-winning quarterback Ben Roethlisberger underwent surgery for a broken jaw and other broken bones after a motorcycle crash in downtown Pittsburgh.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.