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2012-10-11 04:01:44

To make a difference in health and that of the community, there needs to be a different approach.Starting Sunday October 14th at 10am in the Grenville Baker Boys and Girls Club, a Locust Valley Personal Trainer is providing a new approach to burning 1,000 lbs of fat in 8 weeks...and it's free to all North Shore Residents. Join at http://www.GetFitLocustValley.com Locust Valley, NY (PRWEB) October 10, 2012 It's common these days to see fitness programs and Long Island Gyms promise the world...

2012-09-19 02:29:18

EVANSTON, Ill., Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) and Mayo Clinic today announced NorthShore as a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. This unique collaboration, the only one of its kind in the Chicago region, will provide NorthShore patients with access to medical resources and experts from both systems working together on their behalf. The agreement formalizes a longstanding relationship between the two institutions and promotes the...

2012-09-10 02:23:30

SAN CARLOS, Calif., Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Peninsula Sunrise Rotary Club will host the first CWENCH party on November 3, with proceeds to benefit the H2OpenDoors Project. CWENCH, or "Clean Water Enables Community Health," and the H2OpenDoors Project hope to raise money for the purchase of high-tech water filtration units. The event will be held at Sparky's Hot Rod Garage. "Attendees will be spoiled with a great goodie bag, a wide array of food from gourmet burgers to gourmet raw...

2012-06-21 23:03:33

H2OpenDoors.org, a project of Peninsula Sunrise Rotary, will hold a benefit CWENCH Party on November 3rd in San Carlos. Money raised will fund solar-powered water purification units for villages in need. Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) June 21, 2012 Liam Mayclem, host of CBS-5´s Eye on the Bay, will emcee and serve as auctioneer at the first annual CWENCH Party, a fundraiser for H2OpenDoors. The party will be held on November 3, 2012 in San Carlos with tickets available now at...

2012-05-17 06:25:15

CHICAGO, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To help professionals succeed in the growing field of regulatory compliance, Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies now offers the Master of Science in Regulatory Compliance (MSRC) program. Career opportunities in regulatory compliance are increasing steadily, especially in healthcare, life science, clinical research and quality systems. By developing a breadth of theoretical and practical skills, MSRC graduates are well prepared...

2012-05-08 10:24:14

Northwestern Medicine® experts minimize impact of neurological surgery using advanced imaging techniques and brain mapping CHICAGO, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To say singing saved 25-year-old Sandra Marante's life is no stretch; in fact, if you ask her, she'll tell you it saved her twice. At 19 years old, Marante's burgeoning career as a pop singer was abruptly halted when an accident at a Florida restaurant left her with severe burns. During months of rehabilitation,...

2012-04-20 10:22:20

'Will model ourselves on your example,' USAID head announces at first-ever Rotary Day at the White House EVANSTON, Ill., April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Citing Rotary's leadership in immunizing the world's children against the crippling disease polio, Dr. Rajiv Shah, administrator of USAID, the government's primary foreign assistance agency, said a new campaign to improve maternal and child health will follow the Rotary model. (Photo:...

2012-04-18 10:23:28

Exemplary Rotary club volunteers to be recognized at historic D.C. event April 20 EVANSTON, Ill., April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The White House on April 20 will honor ten U.S. Rotary club members from across the country as Champions of Change for their volunteer work to improve the lives of others during the first-ever Rotary Day at the White House. The day-long event for the first time combines two weekly White House public engagement programs - Champions of Change and the...

2012-04-18 10:21:21

CUB ENERGY SAVER CONTEST SAVES ENOUGH MONEY AND ENERGY TO EQUAL THREE DECADES OF ELECTRIC BILLS, POWER 700 REFRIGERATORS CHICAGO, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NorthShore University HealthSystem and Evanston Township High School (ETHS) have won the "Big 7 Savers Challenge," a yearlong energy-efficiency competition that used a free online service, CUBenergysaver.com, to save enough electricity and money to equal 30 years of power bills, officials from Evanston and the Citizens...

2012-04-17 06:22:50

CHICAGO, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl and the Citizens Utility Board (CUB) will hold an Earth Week news conference Wednesday, April 18, to announce the results of a unique energy-efficiency contest that used the talents of a prominent university, two hospitals and a high school to save enough electricity to power more than 740 refrigerators for an entire year. CUB also will announce a new initiative that will reward a month of free electricity...