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2014-09-02 12:28:59

ZION, Ill., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center has been recognized by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification Program, an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), for meeting the highest standards for quality cancer care. The QOPI® Certification Program (QCP(TM)) provides a three-year certification for outpatient hematology-oncology practices that meet the...

2014-09-02 08:32:55

#MyBrilliantIdeaSweeps photo-sharing promotion celebrates fans' brilliant ideas, projects and crafts for the chance to win a one-of-a-kind, custom-engraved Honda Ruckus MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The introduction of the Dremel(®) Micro(TM) 8050 marks a new milestone for the brand. Hailed as the most powerful and precise compact cordless rotary tool Dremel has yet to produce, its size, ergonomics and first-to-market integrated LED front-end lighting make it the ideal...

2014-08-29 23:10:59

Confident Aire, Inc. announces a special $100 clearance discount on complete inventory of Solatube Solar Attic Fans as part of their end-of-summer clearance on seasonal items. Batavia, Illinois (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 As the summer winds down and the kids head back to school, Confident Aire is announcing an end-of-season clearance on solar attic fans to make room for fall home-comfort merchandise. Confident Aire, Inc., a professional heating, cooling and plumbing company announced today...

2014-08-29 23:10:32

Recently, the Illinois Department of Public Health issued a notice of proposed rule changes that aim to limit the exposure that physicians can seek using traditional methods found in the marijuana industry. Normally, physicians have benefited from the option of using local dispensaries to advertise to new or future patients. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Under Section 946.300, Qualifications for the Certifying Physician, it states in section b) that “The physician shall not…advertise in a...

2014-08-29 12:25:49

PEORIA, Ill., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The growing of industrial hemp ("hemp") in Illinois for research purposes will become legal on January 1, 2015 thanks to Governor Quinn's signing of HB 5085 on August 26th, 2014. This marks the third time hemp legislation has been put before a governor in the state. The two prior attempts were made in 1999 and 2000, but both were vetoed by Governor Ryan. The reason for the 2000 veto was stated to be a lack of private funding of...

2014-08-28 23:14:04

The fourth annual Step for Hope Run/Walk is scheduled to take place at Bierman Park in Carol Stream, IL on Saturday, September 6, 2014. All proceeds benefit the world renowned Brain Aneurysm Foundation. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Now in its 4th year, Step for Hope is a run/walk that was started in 2011 by two brain aneurysm survivors. The ongoing mission of Step for Hope is to raise much needed awareness, provide education to help increase early detection and to help support...

2014-08-28 20:20:38

Illinois dealership prepares customers for "fastest muscle car ever built" MATTESON, Ill., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Over the course of the past few months, there's been no shortage of hype surrounding the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat. While it's still months away from touching its wheels down on the South Oak Dodge lot in Matteson, Illinois, performance car enthusiasts have plenty to look forward to from the new model. Photo -...

2014-08-28 12:34:10

Wilton And Creativebug Whip Up A New Batch Of Online Classes WOODRIDGE, Ill., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A luscious chocolate cake with velvety buttercream icing doesn't have to be something you only dream about. Let Creativebug and Wilton show you how easy it is to make that perfect cake with a new series of online courses. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

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2014-08-28 03:00:18

Liz Ahlberg, Physical Sciences Editor, University of Illinois University of Illinois engineers are bringing a touch of color to glucose monitoring. The researchers developed a new continuous glucose monitoring material that changes color as glucose levels fluctuate, and the wavelength shift is so precise that doctors and patients may be able to use it for automatic insulin dosing – something not possible using current point measurements like test strips. “There are significant...

2014-08-28 08:28:06

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- H. D. Smith, among the nation's largest pharmaceutical wholesalers, today announced the winners of its annual Trading Partners of the Year award, honoring select pharmaceutical and health products manufacturers who collaborate actively to grow the industry and advance patient care. Each award category recognizes two winners, based on criteria including trade volume, trade policies, and overall sales, for excellence across each key H. D. Smith...


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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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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