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2014-05-15 16:27:35

TORONTO, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Portage Biotech Inc. ("Portage") (OTCQB: PTGEF, Canadian Stock Exchange: PBT.U), is pleased to inform that its wholly owned subsidiary, Portage Pharmaceuticals Ltd.(PPL or the Company) has entered into a materials collaborative research and development agreement (M-CRADA) with the National Eye Institute, one of the National Institutes of Health. Portage will provide its lead cell permeable peptide targeting inflammatory diseases to Dr. Robert...

2014-05-13 23:13:32

Simply G Media Network today announces the release of an interview with ViSalus Ambassador’s Rachael and Gary Knight, on The Simply G Radio Show with host Neil Haley, the Total Tutor. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Neil Haley, The Total Tutor host of the Simply G Radio show, interviewed Rachael and Gary Knight to find out about their business and how they joined the ViSalus Body by Vi Challenge. Gary Knight is a sports nutritionist who has played pro soccer and coached soccer. Gary...

2014-05-13 23:00:32

Scholarships help cut tuition costs. Robert Morris University is offering an opportunity for student artists to develop their talents through the Art Guild while pursuing a degree in art or another major at RMU. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Robert Morris University Chicago Art Guild is now offering full tuition scholarships to graduating high school students with outstanding artistic talent. What is the Art Guild? It is a team of student artists who will be provided an artistic...

2014-05-12 08:27:06

Teens Release Violence "Intervention" Films At Youth Film Festival, "A Reel Look At Their Neighborhoods" CHICAGO, May 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WHAT: As Trayvon Martin's father calls for a renewed civil rights movement leading up to the one year anniversary of the trial that acquitted George Zimmerman, Chicago high school students are using film as a platform...

2014-05-08 12:29:12

EHE's private provider network continues to expand as more employers realize the benefits of proactive preventive health with annual exams NEW YORK, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EHE International, the recognized leader in preventive medicine and annual physical exams with a nationwide physician network, today announced that Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital in Bolingbrook, IL has been named an EHE-certified preventive care center. Through Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, EHE members in...

2014-05-08 12:21:18

NAPERVILLE, Ill., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Civil War Days is an annual tradition held for more than 30 years at Naper Settlement, a history museum located at 523 S. Webster St. in Naperville, Ill. This year, the Civil War encampment will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 17-18. More than 300 re-enactors portray the life and times of soldiers and civilians of the 1860s. There is a battle reenactment each day at 2:30 p.m., in addition to infantry...

2014-05-07 16:28:22

Hotel near Ravinia Festival provides transportation, picnic lunch as part of limited-time deal HIGHLAND PARK, Ill., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Music enthusiasts in town for the Ravinia Festival this summer can take advantage of Courtyard Chicago Highland Park/Northbrook's new package to enjoy deluxe accommodations near the heart of the action, transportation to and from the event and a complimentary picnic lunch. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140507/85274...

2014-05-06 23:07:58

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and CEO Nasrin Thierer Announce Revenew's Relocation to Chicago CHICAGO (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Revenew CEO Nasrin Thierer announced today that the marketing technology startup has relocated from Palatine to downtown Chicago. The new office, at 200 W. Monroe Street, places Revenew in the heart of the city’s tech startup community, and houses the company’s thirty-plus employees, with room to accommodate additional planned...

2014-05-05 12:28:25

Shop Your Way(SM) members and Kmart customers can access wide range of medications treating chronic, complex conditions HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kmart Pharmacy announces today it is working with Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy to give Kmart customers and Shop Your Way(SM) members access to specialty medications, bringing specialized support for a variety of patient conditions, including but not limited to: HIV, Crohn's disease, anemia blood modifiers, and...

2014-05-03 23:02:45

Absolute Landscaping LLC has announced that it is expanding its operations to cover Algonquin, IL and Crystal Lake, IL. (PRWEB) May 03, 2014 The popular landscaping company Absolute Landscaping LLC has recently announced that due to high demand it is expanding into new areas in the state: Algonquin, IL and Crystal Lake, IL. The company is currently based in Harvard, IL, and is extremely excited with the expansion and what it will mean for customers and the company alike. A range of...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'