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2015-01-26 16:23:05

-- Bell Outpatient Reception & Waiting Area to welcome patients and their families in new Joseph & Rosalie Segal Family Health Centre -- Bell

2014-09-04 23:10:55

Significant Surgical Site Infection Reduction Demonstrated Vancouver, Canada (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Results of the first large-scale deployment of

2013-09-05 23:25:45

MRSAid™ was recently featured in the 2013 ICPIC (International Consortium for Prevention & Infection Control) Innovation Award received by the Vancouver General Hospital infection control

2011-09-15 20:25:39

A group led by a University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health scientist has discovered a type of spinal cord cell that could function as a stem cell, with the ability to regenerate portions of the central nervous system in people with spinal cord injuries, multiple sclerosis or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease).

2011-02-25 15:24:53

Patients who suffer an adverse medical event arising from the use or misuse of medications are more costly to the health care system than other emergency department (ED) patients, say physicians and research scientists at Vancouver General Hospital and UBC.

2011-01-28 12:30:15

Each year, approximately 150,000 Canadians have a transient ischemic attack (TIA), sometimes known as a mini-stroke.


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  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]