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2014-04-15 12:21:43

DETROIT and PALM BEACH, Fla., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the packed house Palm Beach crowd buzzing and the Barrett Jackson auctioneer gaveling "Sold! Sold! Sold!" this past Saturday afternoon, car collector Dave Flynn of Columbiana, Ohio, offered the $300,000 winning bid for the one-of-a-kind Mustang currently starring in Dreamworks Studio's blockbuster "Need for Speed" movie (video). Flynn's $300,000 bid ended a fast and spirited competition for the custom-designed wide...

2014-02-19 16:24:09

New technology is smaller than a triple-A battery, allows for minimally invasive implantation REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital's Heart and Vascular Institute and the physicians at Silicon Valley Cardiology have been selected by St. Jude Medical to participate in a clinical trial that will bring the first leadless pacemaker to the West Coast. The Nanostim(TM) Cardiac Leadless Pacemaker is smaller than a triple-A battery and is...

2014-02-11 16:26:07

Analysis of national data by The Society of Thoracic Surgery REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital Heart and Vascular Institute has been given the highest possible ranking by The Society of Thoracic Surgery (STS) for the best outcomes of three cardiac surgical procedures performed at the Redwood City hospital. Sequoia Hospital received a 3-star rating (out of a possible three) for all three measured procedures: Isolated Coronary...

2014-02-05 12:27:58

Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute achieves another regional first CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carolinas HealthCare System today announced it became the first healthcare system in North or South Carolina to implant the total artificial heart (TAH). The surgery was performed at Carolinas Medical Center on January 13, and was led by Eric Skipper, MD, the medical director of adult cardiac surgery at the System's Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute....

2013-04-05 23:02:42

Lenox Hill Hospital today announced the opening of its Heart and Vascular Institute in Yorktown Heights -- the first facility for the hospital or the North Shore-LIJ Health System in Westchester County. Yorktown Heights, NY (PRWEB) April 05, 2013 Lenox Hill Hospital today announced the opening of its Heart and Vascular Institute in Yorktown Heights -- the first facility for the hospital or the North Shore-LIJ Health System in Westchester County. The opening of the new 3,200-square-foot...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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