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2008-08-27 15:01:10

To: FAMILY EDITORS Contact: Florida Hospital Media Relations, +1-407-303-8217 ORLANDO, Fla., Aug.

2008-08-26 09:00:45

NEW YORK, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- mtvU (http://www.mtvu.com/), MTV's (http://www.mtv.com/) 24-hour college network, today launched mtvU Campus Daily Guides, the first-ever one-stop, online, local resources created specifically for college students.

2008-08-13 10:22:15

Providing fruits for snacks and serving vegetables at dinner can shape a preschooler's eating patterns for his or her lifetime.

2008-08-07 12:01:26

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- GetWellNetwork, Inc., the innovator and leading provider of Interactive Patient Care (IPC) solutions, today announced that Miami Children's Hospital will be joining GetWellNetwork's growing pediatric hospital community.

2008-08-01 09:01:04

SAN JOSE, Calif. _ When 12-year-old Austen admitted to his mother he was uncomfortable about his weight, Erica Lovett was surprised _ and clueless about how to help him. She and her husband struggled with their weight, too. "We are intelligent; we are educated," Lovett thought.

2008-07-13 15:00:27

By Paul Craig, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 13--A vacant sixth floor was part of Legacy Salmon Creek Hospital's plans when it began operations in 2005. But it wasn't projected to be anything but empty space until 2011 or 2012. Then, a funny thing happened.

2008-07-11 21:00:21

WINFIELD, Ill., July 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) of Winfield, Ill. has been ranked #47 in Orthopedics in U.S. News' 2008 publication of America's Best Hospitals, accessible today online at http://www.usnews.com/besthospitals and on sale at newsstands Monday, July 14.

2008-07-11 09:01:07

By Joyzelle Davis National Jewish Medical and Research Center on Thursday rebranded itself as National Jewish Health to signal the hospital's new focus on preventive and personalized medicine.

2008-07-10 12:00:00

By Jennifer L. Boen, The News-Sentinel, Fort Wayne, Ind. Jul. 10--Nurses at Parkview North Hospital's new $5 million medical/surgical unit are letting their voices, not their fingers or feet, do the walking.

2008-06-30 18:03:00

HCA Virginia and Children's National Medical Center of Washington, DC, today announced plans to collaborate on designing, equipping, and preparing Broadlands Regional Medical Center (BRMC) to provide high-quality services for pediatric patients.

Word of the Day
  • 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.
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