Hygeia


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Hy·ge·ia

 (hī-jē′ə)
n. Greek Mythology
A daughter of Asclepius and goddess of health.

Hygeia

(haɪˈdʒiːə)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) the Greek goddess of health
Hyˈgeian adj
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Noun1.Hygeia - (Greek mythology) the goddess of healthHygeia - (Greek mythology) the goddess of health; daughter of Aesculapius and sister of Panacea
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
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I am no worshipper of Hygeia, who was the daughter of that old herb-doctor AEsculapius, and who is represented on monuments holding a serpent in one hand, and in the other a cup out of which the serpent sometimes drinks; but rather of Hebe, cup-bearer to Jupiter, who was the daughter of Juno and wild lettuce, and who had the power of restoring gods and men to the vigor of youth.
Homoeopathy is insignificant as an art of healing, but of great value as criticism on the hygeia or medical practice of the time.
Hygeia herself would have fallen sick under such a regimen; and how much more this poor old nervous victim?
Frank was awarded the 2017 Bowl of Hygeia Award, considered one of the profession's most prestigious awards.
HYGEIA, Revista Brasileira de Geografia Medica e da Saude 2010; 6(11):80-90.
Some of the notable players in the global breast pumps market are Ameda, Pigeon Corporation, Medela, Bailey Medical Engineering, Philips AVENT, Hygeia Medical Group and others.
Aesculapius and Hygeia are depicted together in coins from Anchialos, Apollonia Pontica (Sozopol/Bulgaria), Bizya, Hadrianopolis, Nicopolis (Tarnavo/Bulgaria), Pautalia, and Perinthos (Marmara Ereglisi/Turkey).
Other award recipients include Joshua Bright, Distinguished Young Pharmacist of the Year; Sue Frank, Bowl of Hygeia Award; Jody Smotherman, Innovative Pharmacy Practice Award; Rob Christian, Cardinal Health Generation Rx Award; state Sen.
A range of non-private sector organisations have set up social enterprises and other not-for-profit healthcare services, including the Phillips Africa Innovation Hub in Nairobi, while the International Finance Corporation (IFC) has invested in many projects and companies, including the Hygeia Hospital Group project in Nigeria, for which it arranged and led $70m in investment.
Little West Virginia, nestled in the mountains, and looking into the near future for the coming time when her inexhaustible stores of native wealth shall be unlocked to hundreds of thousands of busy laborers, has proudly acknowledged allegiance to the goddess Hygeia, under whose health-inspiring banner she has already won substantial victories and benefits for the saving of her citizens.
The conspiracy theories emerged soon after news of Vgenopoulos' death broke early on Saturday, fuelled mostly by the fact that he was pronounced dead at Hygeia, a private hospital in Athens owned by Marfin Investment Group (MIG), the investment vehicle the businessman founded and chaired until last summer, as well as the fact that his family promptly announced that the funeral would be attended only by close family members.
Leading researcher and Queensland pharmacist Professor Maree Smith has won the 2016 Bowl of Hygeia Award by the peak national body for pharmacists, the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA).