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2014-11-17 12:25:07

Northwestern Memorial Hospital is the only academic medical center in Chicago recognized by Joint Commission CHICAGO, Nov.

2014-06-30 12:32:19

Woman's Board of Northwestern Memorial Hospital gifts $500,000 to novel organ transplant trial CHICAGO, June 30, 2104 /PRNewswire/ -- A new

2014-01-07 12:28:38

Gannotta joins Northwestern Medicine® after seven years with Duke Raleigh Hospital CHICAGO, Jan.

2013-04-30 10:25:00

While all heart attacks have the potential to be deadly, one type is referred to as the “widow maker” because of its high risk of death.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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