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(NAPSI)—A national competition now in its third year is challenging teams of middle- and high-school students to develop concepts for mobile apps that can solve a school or community problem.
Science and math programs are expected to improve at the Pima Community College Northwest Campus with the completion of an $11 million expansion that will be celebrated this week.
(NewsUSA) - Among the marvels of modern medicine are neural prosthetics, tiny bioengineered devices that surgeons implant in brain tissue to compensate for a variety of disabilities to the human nervous system. Physicians already have had much success with cochlear implants for the hearing impaired, with future research programs aimed at assisting epileptics, victims of Alzheimer's disease, and even individuals who have sustained spinal cord injury and loss of limbs.
(BPT) - Cruise liners are no longer just giant ships heading to enviable destinations. They are small, floating cities, destinations unto themselves, packed with unexpected entertainment from on-board planetariums to skydiving experiences.
First-year medical students at the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix recently had the opportunity to put their knowledge to the test in the Arizona Center for Simulation and Experiential Learning, the "simulation lab" on the downtown campus that gives students real-life medical experience by "treating" mechanically controlled mannequins.
On Monday, Oct. 29, Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation is awarding the Northwest Fire District equipment in order to continue protecting and serving the residents of Pima County.
Pima Community College's Center for Training and Development kicks off its 50th anniversary celebration Tuesday, Sept. 18, with an open house highlighting its healthcare training programs.
Gowned, masked and awed, I stood on the anestheologist's raised platform at the patient's head and peered over the blue drape. Three feet away, cardiac surgeon Jack Copeland, M.D., was busy using a cautery tool to separate a partially-clogged blood vessel from the muscle of the patient's beating heart.