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2014-04-16 12:31:30

NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas Pharma US, Inc. ("Astellas"), a U.S. subsidiary of Tokyo-based Astellas Pharma Inc. (Tokyo: 4503), announced today that it has reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice to resolve civil claims regarding the marketing of MYCAMINE(®) (micafungin sodium) for injection. Under the agreement, Astellas will pay $7.3 million to the settling parties. The Department of Justice had investigated Astellas for alleged off-label...

2014-04-16 12:30:14

Northwestern Medicine educates patients about the importance of advance directives CHICAGO, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While no one wants to think about the possibility that one day their health, or a loved one's, might be compromised and prevent them from making their own health care decisions, it becomes an unfortunate reality for many Americans every day. Today, April 16, is National Healthcare Decisions Day, which is dedicated to raising awareness about the...

2014-04-16 12:13:16

Scientists have solved a decades-old medical mystery – and in the process have found a potentially less toxic way to fight invasive fungal infections, which kill about 1.5 million people a year. The researchers say they now understand the mechanism of action of amphotericin, an antifungal drug that has been in use for more than 50 years – even though it is nearly as toxic to human cells as it is to the microbes it attacks. A report of the new findings appears in Nature Chemical...

2014-04-16 08:30:41

Catamaran reports lower overall trend, record-setting generic dispensing rate and greater cost controls SCHAUMBURG, IL, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Catamaran Corp. (NASDAQ: CTRX) (TSX: CCT), a leading provider of pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services and technology, released its 2014 Informed Trends(TM) report this morning. The report reveals a decrease in overall drug trend, from 2.6 percent (2012) to 2.4 percent (2013), a record-setting generic dispensing rate of 83.6...

2014-04-15 23:03:36

Eco-Friendly Product Lineup Chosen as a Favorite of Distributors’ Polled Long Grove, Ill. (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Fresh Wave® IAQ commercial-grade odor eliminating products have been named a winner of the Distributor’s Choice Product Award by Sanitary Maintenance magazine for their unmatched effectiveness, coupled with their eco-friendly nature. Earlier in the year, Sanitary Maintenance sent out products that had been published in 2013 to all of its distributor readers asking them...

2014-04-15 16:29:21

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Murray Wise sold a controlling interest in the Westchester Group to TIAA-CREF, the firm was one of the largest global asset managers in the world. But if it hadn't been for Dale Cozad, that might never have happened. So when Wise received Parkland College's V. Dale Cozad Entrepreneur of the Year award, he immediately called it "the single greatest honor of my life." "If it hadn't been for Dale Cozad, my career might have been...

2014-04-15 16:25:56

CHICAGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The May issue of Chicago magazine features the annual listing of the city's Best New Restaurants, showcasing 17 dining establishments reviewed and recommended by Chicago's dining critics. After hundreds of meals at the most promising new restaurants spanning the entire six-county Chicago metro area, Chicago's critics have narrowed it down to the standouts - only three of which have tablecloths. On newsstands Thursday, the issue also highlights five...

2014-04-15 08:29:32

WINFIELD, Ill., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cadence Health has named Maureen Bryant president of Delnor Hospital and executive vice president of Cadence Health. Ms. Bryant joined Cadence Health after previously serving as president and chief executive officer of the Fox River Valley Region for Presence Health. Ms. Bryant has more than 25 years of executive healthcare leadership and management experience and has tremendous knowledge of the western suburbs....

2014-04-15 08:26:59

SAN DIEGO and WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One America News Network, an emerging source for 24/7 credible national and international news, announced today that it has been added to the channel line-up of Consolidated Communications, Inc. (CCI) in its Illinois, Pennsylvania, and Texas markets. One America News Network is available to CCI customers in standard definition and high definition in the cable news neighborhood of the channel lineup. The high definition feed of...

2014-04-14 23:02:28

Plaintiff Alleges His Three Heart Attacks Were the Result of AndroGel, a Low Testosterone Therapy Gel He Used for Over Two Years New York, NY (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 A new AndroGel lawsuit has been filed in Illinois federal court on behalf of a Georgia man who is seeking actual and compensatory damages for heart attacks he contends were caused by the low testosterone therapy. The complaint, which was filed in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, on March 12, 2014,...


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2012-06-14 08:19:21

Symbol: TRAUI Group: Dicot Family: Caprifoliaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   TRIL Triosteum illinoense (Wiegand) Rydb.   TRPEI Triosteum perfoliatum L. var. illinoense Wiegand Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AR, IL, IN, KS, KY, MO, NE, OK, PA, WI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom  ...

2012-06-15 02:54:34

Symbol: OXIL Group: Dicot Family: Oxalidaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:IL, IN Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-15 05:47:03

Symbol: LERA Group: Dicot Family: Cistaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:DC, DE, GA, IN, KY, LA, MO, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SC, TN, VA, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division  ...

2012-06-18 04:10:53

Symbol: CYGR11 Group: Monocot Family: Cyperaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:IL, LA, MO, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

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