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2014-09-22 16:26:44

DLECTRICITY, Detroit's nighttime festival of art and light, features 39 art and light installations, family programming, performances, Light Bike Parade and more DETROIT, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This weekend Midtown Detroit will light up with DLECTRICITY, presented by DTE Energy, where thousands are expected to walk, bike and explore an illuminated Woodward Corridor for the nighttime festival of art and light. The two-day free, outdoor Nuit Blanche festival features artists from around...

2014-09-22 04:21:51

One-stop clinic to open in 2016 featuring multispecialty health care services DETROIT, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Officials from the Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), along with The Ferchill Group and Midtown Project LLC, will hold a groundbreaking ceremony Sept. 22 celebrating the construction of a new five-story, $68 million medical office building at 3750 Woodward Ave. in Detroit. The project aligns with the economic revitalization of Detroit and the Midtown...

2014-06-18 11:39:40

Wayne State University - Office of the Vice President for Research With over $2.4 million in new federal funding, Wayne State University researchers, regional collaborators at Henry Ford Health System, the University of Michigan and Michigan State University, and community partners will study how exposures to stressors that are prevalent in the urban industrialized environment — both chemical and non-chemical — impact human health in Detroit and beyond. The grant, Center for Urban...

2014-06-11 23:09:41

Wayne County positioned as national model for implementing effective psychiatric care Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 A quality improvement project developed by Wayne State University School of Medicine researchers and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG) clinicians to reduce inpatient psychiatric admissions in area hospitals could save the state’s “Healthy Michigan” newly-expanded Medicaid program $7.5 million a year. Key findings:     The...

2014-05-29 08:23:48

Report shows URC accounted for nearly $300 million in water research, education and outreach activities over past five years MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan's University Research Corridor (URC) is playing a major role in protecting the water resources of Michigan and the Great Lakes region and using those resources to promote economic development in the state and globally, a new report shows. The three universities that make up the URC - Michigan State...

2014-05-12 08:32:54

Newly published findings by nationally recognized pediatric cardiologist Dr. Steven Lipshultz provide "very hopeful" evidence that survivors of often fatal ailment can regain "normal size and function" of disease-damaged areas of heart. DETROIT, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After two decades of arduous research, a National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded investigator at the Children's Hospital of Michigan (CHM) at the Detroit Medical Center (DMC) and the Wayne State...

2014-05-08 09:47:04

A major new pediatric research study led by a Wayne State University researcher, funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), has "major implications" for the treatment of urinary tract infections (UTIs) in millions of American children. The largest study of its kind in the world, it provides convincing evidence that children with a common...

2013-04-25 20:19:00

Researchers at Wayne State University, in collaboration with Illinois Institute of Technology, recently published a study advising clinical gerontologists in the field to be aware of older adults´ needs for assessment of financial exploitation or its potential when working with highly vulnerable individuals. Financial exploitation of the elderly is on the rise according to the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging, and the numbers are expected to continue to grow as Baby...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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