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2014-04-01 08:29:55

CHICAGO, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Get tested", says MRSA Survivors Network's founder and national spokesperson Jeanine Thomas. "It could save your life". Healthcare-acquired infections, community-acquired MRSA methicillin-resistant staphyloccocus aureus (CA-MRSA) and antimicrobial resistance- (AMR) are a major global health threat and crisis. Every single day in the United States >200 patients die from a preventable healthcare-acquired infection. Patients...

2014-03-18 08:32:31

3D Printing & Prototyping Fab Lab to Improve Surgical Outcomes, Patient Care CHICAGO, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today ProofX, LLC announced its newest ProofX Biotech Fab Lab opening in a partnership with the Center for Biomedical Research Informatics (CBRI) at NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore). The ProofX Fab Lab will enable physicians and researchers to optimize surgical outcomes and enhance medical care for patients by fabricating precise, customized 3D...

2014-02-11 12:26:37

2014 Seal of Distinction Award recognizes work-life initiatives at both Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital CHICAGO, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, Northwestern Memorial HealthCare has earned the WorldatWork's Alliance for Work-Life Progress (AWLP) Work-Life Seal of Distinction. This designation recognizes employers, in both the private and public sector, who demonstrate leadership in workplace strategies and...

2013-09-18 23:23:03

The importance of concussion awareness is increasing in the sport of hockey and protecting youth athletes is now a priority. Athletico Physical Therapy has teamed up with the Chicago Blackhawks, Amateur Hockey Association of Illinois (AHAI), and NorthShore University HealthSystem to provide complimentary baseline cognitive testing to combat concussions in youth hockey. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 The importance of concussion awareness is increasing in the sport of hockey...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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