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2014-07-15 10:12:40

The Institute for Genomic Biology Antibiotic resistance is depleting our arsenal against deadly diseases and infections, such as tuberculosis and Staph infections, but recent research shows promise to speed up the drug discovery process. In a study reported in ACS Chemical Biology, University of Illinois researchers developed a new technique to quickly uncover novel, medically relevant products produced by bacteria. Past techniques involved screening more than 10,000 samples to find...

2014-07-15 08:27:32

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked St. Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates, Ill., and Alexian Brothers Medical Center (ABMC) in Elk Grove Village, Ill., among the top 10 Best Hospitals in the Chicago metropolitan area. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140714/126833 "We are honored to have earned this recognition again from U.S. News & World Report," says Mark A. Frey,...

2014-07-15 00:20:33

Northwestern Memorial's third consecutive year on Honor Roll and being recognized as No. 1 in Illinois and Chicago Metro Region CHICAGO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northwestern Memorial HealthCare is pleased to announce that both Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Lake Forest Hospital continue to earn national recognition as part of the U.S. News & World Report ranking of America's Best Hospitals. Northwestern Memorial is 10(th) in the nation on the exclusive, Best...

2014-07-14 20:21:20

Study Reveals the Potential for Program Failure. CHICAGO, July 14, 2014 /Good Intentions /- In a week long study conducted by De Paul University students, 294 physician offices were contacted from a list provided on the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation's physician profile search, and asked whether or not their practitioners would be certifying patients for the medical use of marijuana in Illinois. The offices ranged from small family practices with...

2014-07-14 08:27:18

CHICAGO, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today three Chicago entrepreneurs announced the creation of the Prairie Wellness Fund, Ltd., a private debt fund that will provide financing and liquidity to applicants for the newly created medical marijuana licenses that were established by Illinois law last year. Specifically, Illinois law allows for sixty medical marijuana dispensaries and twenty-two cultivation centers to be located across the state. The law permits adults to obtain up to...

2014-07-13 23:03:42

Hope Palliative & Hospice Care announces an ongoing grief support group in collaboration with the Tamarack Senior Living Community in Palatine, Illinois. The group, called “New Beginnings” will be held at 10:30 A.M. on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, beginning this Wednesday, July 16th, 2014. Palatine, Illinois (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 Hope Palliative & Hospice Care announced today that they will be facilitating a monthly grief support group at the Tamarack Senior Living...

2014-07-12 23:04:02

US Federal Contractor Registration, the world's largest third party registration tracked down the top 3 Woman Owned Small Business government contracts posted to FedBizOpps in the month of July for 2014 in Illinois. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 US Federal Contractor Registration has helped thousands of Woman Owned Small Businesses become approved to win federal set-aside contracts. The great thing about Woman Owned Small Business contracts is that the federal government devotes...

2014-07-11 23:09:03

Community college faculty and administration are coming together at the first annual Community College Cyber Summit (3CS), July 21st and 22nd, at Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills, Illinois. This forum is the only national academic conference that specifically addresses the role of community colleges helping expand cybersecurity workforce. Palos Hills, IL (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Community college faculty and administration are coming together at the first annual Community...

2014-07-10 23:01:14

On May 28, 2014, an Illinois appellate court upheld a $1,779,000 jury verdict in favor of George Mitchell, who suffered disabling cumulative trauma neck injuries after working over 14 years as a track laborer for BNSF. Saint Louis, MO (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 On May 28, 2014 Schlichter Bogard & Denton reports that an Illinois appellate court upheld a $1,779,000 jury verdict in favor of George Mitchell (2014 IL App (3d) 120664-U), who suffered disabling cumulative trauma neck injuries...

2014-07-10 16:26:15

CHICAGO, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Orleans Homes is excited to announce that it will open seven new neighborhoods this summer and fall throughout Chicagoland, reflecting Orleans' growing footprint in the area. With communities ranging from country living to suburban, homebuyers are sure to find the perfect fit for their family. The Courtyards of Glen Ellyn offers courtyard-style townhomes in a quiet area, but within walking distance of shopping, dining and the commuter train in...


Latest Illinois Reference Libraries

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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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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