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2014-10-16 23:06:53

Dean Fischer Transitions to Executive Chairman Role; President Kevin McCarty Assumes CEO Responsibilities Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 West Monroe Partners, a full-service North American business and technology consultancy, today announced the retirement of its co-founder and CEO, Dean Fischer, and appointment of co-founder and President Kevin McCarty to the role of CEO, effective October 1st. Fischer assumes the role of executive chairman of the firm’s Board of Managers....

2014-10-16 23:03:55

One UDI deadline has come and gone and other deadlines loom in the coming months. Come to Chicago on Nov. 11 or Boston on Nov. 13 for a crash course in UDI, taught by a seasoned expert in medical device and diagnostics compliance issues. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 UDI: It Won’t Wait Until You Are Ready **Presented by FDAnews and Ombu Enterprises** Nov. 11, 2014 – Chicago, IL Nov. 13, 2014 – Waltham, MA http:// http://www.fdanews.com/UDI1DayWorkshop One Unique Device...

2014-10-16 12:29:21

Halloween Meand Danger for Pets -- 5 tips to keep pets safe CHICAGO, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Treats, costumes, decorations and parties all present potential hazards for pet owners. October may be the start of a long and prosperous season for retailers, but it's the beginning of a dangerous time for pets. According to the team at Chicago Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Center (www.ChicagoPetEmergency.com), the stretch of holidays from Halloween through New Year's Eve is a...

2014-10-15 23:12:25

Rebounding with bellicon Proves Scientifically Superior Activity for Lowering Risk Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 In a recently published paper in "Brain, Behavior and Immunity," researchers report that overweight and obese individuals have higher levels of stress-induced inflammation than those within a healthy weight range, increasing their risk for diseases including arthritis, diabetes, heart disease and cancer. Given that two-thirds of adults in the United States are...

2014-10-15 23:12:03

Sunrise Hitek introduces their new line of G-Force cases https://www.uuberstore.com/product/g-force-samsung-s5 for the Samsung Galaxy S5. This case is the ultimate in fashion meets function. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Exclusive G-Force cases https://www.uuberstore.com/product/g-force-samsung-s5 for the Samsung Galaxy S5 from Sunrise Hitek are extremely attractive, available in 10 pearlized metallic colors and also the ultimate in function and durability. Often super-rugged...

2014-10-15 23:10:58

Fusing tried-and-tested principles of social psychology with the ubiquity of social media, Evive Health is helping people across 50 states tackle the seasonal bug in a new way. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Leader in health care communications Evive Health has gone all social for this year's flu season. Fusing tried-and-tested principles of social psychology with the ubiquity of social media, the Chicago-based health engagement specialist is helping people across 50 states...

2014-10-15 23:05:21

To celebrate its fifth anniversary, Dixon|James Communications of Chicago will offer one U.S. non-profit organization a complimentary rebranding exercise to accelerate its growth. The firm’s Rebranding Xperts team will provide the selected organization with a custom conceived new branding platform to include: a new name, brand essence, tagline, and logo along with marketing and change management guidance. Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 To celebrate its fifth anniversary,...

2014-10-15 23:03:45

The Who concert tickets are available now at a discount from popular provider QueenBeeTickets.com for shows in Louisville, KY at KFC Yum Arena on May 9; Nashville, TN at Bridgestone Arena on May 11; Chicago, IL at Allstate Arena on May 13; Columbus, OH at Nationwide Arena on May 15; and Philadelphia, PA at Wells Fargo Center on May 17. Public ticket sales for The Who shows are set for Friday, but many dedicated fans are opting to secure their seats beforehand to avoid the massive buying...

2014-10-15 23:01:26

Chicago Area Students and Parents Are Invited to Attend Free Minority Student Medical Career Fair Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 What: The AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) will host free medical career awareness workshops and a recruitment fair for minority college and high school students. The events will give students, parents, pre-health advisers, school administrators, and other interested individuals the opportunity to meet and interact with representatives...

2014-10-15 16:29:53

Affordable Healthcare Awaits Countless More Uninsured Illinoisans CHICAGO, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) today announced that it is continuing its statewide education efforts it began over a year ago in advance of the inaugural enrollment period for Illinois' Health Insurance Marketplace. While Year One's results of 217,000 enrollments far surpassed the state's own targets, there remains almost 1.8 million uninsured who are eligible...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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