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2014-08-04 08:24:43

CHICAGO, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, as it completes the spin-off of its publishing businesses, Tribune Company begins operating under the name Tribune Media Company (OTC:TRBAA). Tribune Media combines quality content with powerful distribution and digital properties, including: Tribune Broadcasting, WGN America, Tribune Studios, Tribune Digital Ventures, WGN Radio in Chicago, and Tribune Real Estate. Information about the company and its new logo can be found on Tribune...

2014-08-04 08:24:33

Ducks still available for adoption - Grand Prize is a Brand New 2014 Chevy Equinox CHICAGO, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 60,000 rubber duckies will drop off the Columbus Bridge into the Chicago River on August 7, 2014 at 1 p.m.! The 9(th) Annual Windy City Rubber Ducky Derby to benefit Special Olympics Illinois enthralls people of all ages who watch the ducks "race" to the finish line. Ducks are still available for adoption for $5.00 online until the morning of August 7...

2014-08-01 23:02:37

Telematics Update: Over 100 Insurers including Progressive, Allstate, USAA, Farmers Insurance and Liberty Mutual Already Confirmed to Attend Insurance Telematics USA 2014 – North America’s Most Comprehensive Insurance Telematics Conference & Exhibition (Sept. 3-4 Radisson Aqua Blu, Chicago, IL) (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Telematics Update has today announced that with just over a month remaining until the Insurance Telematics USA 2014 Conference & Exhibition (Sept. 3-4, Radisson...

2014-08-01 12:26:47

Expert in cardiovascular imaging and NASA researcher starts August 1 as director of the Center for Heart Valve Disease CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northwestern Medicine(®) is pleased to welcome James D. Thomas, MD, the new director of the Center for Heart Valve Disease at the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute. An expert in cardiovascular imaging with a unique background in space medicine, Thomas will begin seeing patients at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in...

2014-08-01 12:26:28

CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AACC is pleased to announce the recipients of the AACC 2014 Corporate Supporter Awards. Each year, AACC recognizes the companies and organizations that generously support the association through sponsorships, advertising, and exhibiting. These significant contributions make it possible for AACC to improve patient care by fostering research, innovation, and professional excellence in the field of laboratory medicine....

2014-08-01 12:26:16

CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The groundbreaking scientific studies featured at the 2014 AACC Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo will include research on a blood test for Alzheimer's that uses biochip technology, a new test to diagnose colon cancer early, a more accurate method for determining multiple myeloma prognosis, a less stressful test for sleep apnea, and the development of a bank of biospecimens from pregnant women that could prove crucial for women's...

2014-08-01 12:24:47

CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the world's largest conference and exhibit for laboratory medicine, AACC will showcase the cutting edge science and technology shaping the future of medical testing and patient care. This year, the meeting will include the latest news about mobile health, big data, and infectious disease testing, among many other major healthcare topics. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130701/PH41045LOGO From July 27-31, the 2014 AACC Annual Meeting...

2014-08-01 12:23:58

--Accelerated specialists among a few trained to teach it in Chicagoland-- CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now that summer is in full swing, runners are gearing up for races and triathlons. However, while running is good for overall health, it can put stress on ligaments and joints, which often results in overuse injuries. A recent study by Harvard University showed that up to 75 percent of middle and long distance runners suffer at least one injury in a year....

2014-08-01 08:24:52

Latest Pro Staff Graphics Inspired by a Fan CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since Wilson Sporting Goods Co. and 17-time Grand Slam Champion Roger Federer announced the technical specifications of the Wilson Pro Staff line in early July, the tennis community has eagerly awaited the final look of the rackets. This weekend, the stealthy, matte black racket will give way to a new design inspiration for the Wilson Pro Staff RF97 Autograph and the line of Pro Staff rackets. The...

2014-07-31 23:22:09

Confident Aire, Inc., an HVAC Company located in the Far West Suburbs of Chicagoland announces discounts on sump pumps and generators aimed at helping homeowners avoid disaster from violent storms during August, the rainiest month of the year in the Chicago area. Batavia, Illinois (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Did you know that in the Chicago area, August is the rainiest month of the year? According to the National Weather Service, Chicago receives on average 3 to 7 inches of rainfall during this...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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