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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

2014-04-07 16:24:11

Runners raise funds and awareness for brain tumor patients and clinical research CHICAGO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adam Crothers is a runner.

2014-04-02 23:22:13

Becker's Hospital Review has published the 2014 edition of "100 Great Hospitals in America," a compilation of some of the most prominent, forward-thinking and focused healthcare

2014-03-13 20:23:56

The two health systems announce intent to explore a formal affiliation CHICAGO and WINFIELD, Ill., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

2014-02-28 16:23:39

Northwestern Medicine physician is one of first in U.S. to implant remote monitor CHICAGO, Feb.

2014-02-27 16:29:07

Bronchial Thermoplasty is the first non-drug, FDA approved therapy for severe asthma CHICAGO, Feb.

2014-02-26 12:25:59

New prostate cancer screening option combines existing tests to substantially increase accuracy CHICAGO, Feb.

2014-02-17 12:24:00

Clinical trial links stroke and atrial fibrillation; findings will help better treat and prevent strokes for hundreds of thousands of people in the United States every year CHICAGO,

2014-02-11 16:25:36

Specially trained nurses and volunteers staff area for those 65 years and older; features include quieter rooms with natural lighting, televisions and non-slip floors CHICAGO, Feb.

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.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.