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2014-10-19 23:00:30

The recently published Northwestern University mobile app stands out amongst the thousands of iPhone apps, Android apps and HTML5 mobile websites created with the AppMakr’s app builder. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 AppMakr, a leading DIY mobile app builder, today announced that the Northwestern University is the company’s “App Of The Week” for October 5th - 11th. Each week, AppMakr features one app from the thousands published using our app building tool, called The...

2014-10-14 08:30:44

State-of-the-art building expands health system's Streeterville presence and includes 25 floors for patient services, physician offices and retail CHICAGO, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the growing need for quality healthcare in Chicago, Northwestern Medicine(®) is proud to announce the opening of a new, one-million square foot outpatient pavilion at 259 E. Erie St. The new pavilion opened on Oct. 13 in the heart of Northwestern Medicine's downtown medical campus, home to...

2014-10-08 08:31:33

-- Nationally renowned clinical mental health counseling program now available online to students across the U.S. -- EVANSTON, Ill. and LANDOVER, Md., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Family Institute at Northwestern University, in partnership with 2U, Inc., today announced that applications are now being accepted for Counseling@Northwestern, a new online Master of Arts in Counseling Program that prepares students to become clinical practitioners in a range of professional settings....

2014-10-01 08:31:16

WINFIELD, Ill., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Andrew J. Fishman, MD, an otologist and neurotologist at Central DuPage Hospital, has been named the inaugural Douglas L. Johnson Endowed Chair in Neuroscience at Cadence Health, now part of Northwestern Medicine. The endowed chair honors the late Douglas Johnson, MD, a twenty-one year veteran of Central DuPage Hospital and a true pioneer in neurosurgical services. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140930/149453 "For...

2014-09-30 20:23:07

National database designed to help researchers determine best treatments for patients CHICAGO, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northwestern Medicine® will be one of ten investigational sites for a landmark study that seeks to improve the way uterine fibroids, one of the most prevalent health issues impacting women, are treated. The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) today announced that AHRQ has...

2014-09-18 12:26:17

For the 15th consecutive year, Northwestern Memorial HealthCare selected as a leader for family friendly workplaces CHICAGO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northwestern Memorial HealthCare has been recognized nationally as one of the "2014 Working Mother 100 Best Companies" for the 15th consecutive year as a leader in fostering a family-friendly workplace by Working Mother magazine and is the only health system in Illinois on the annual list compiled by Working Mother...

2014-08-29 08:22:59

Northwestern Medicine expert warns against sport specificity at a young age to decrease risk of spinal injury CHICAGO, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Young athletes today often participate in sports year round and with increasingly competitive club and school sports, it has become common to choose one sport to specialize at a young age. While this specialization may seem like a competitive edge, new Northwestern Medicine(®) research suggests that repetitive activity in just...

2014-08-27 12:30:35

Integrated health system will be branded "Northwestern Medicine®" and will include four hospitals, and approximately 1,600 beds, 19,500 employees and a combined medical staff with 4,000 physicians CHICAGO, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northwestern Memorial HealthCare (NMHC) today announced the completion of agreements that formally integrate Cadence Health with NMHC. The agreement takes effect September 1, and signifies the expansion of NMHC's Northwestern Medicine(®) branded...

2014-08-06 12:28:55

Northwestern Medicine is part of $1.4 million federal grant aimed at spreading the word in Chicago's underserved neighborhoods about the importance of quick stroke treatment CHICAGO, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It took Kimberly Rodgers less than 40 minutes to figure out something was really wrong. Dealing with a severe migraine, she was doing her laundry when all of the sudden she couldn't figure out the dial on her washing machine. "Then I looked in the mirror and my...

2014-08-01 12:26:47

Expert in cardiovascular imaging and NASA researcher starts August 1 as director of the Center for Heart Valve Disease CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northwestern Medicine(®) is pleased to welcome James D. Thomas, MD, the new director of the Center for Heart Valve Disease at the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute. An expert in cardiovascular imaging with a unique background in space medicine, Thomas will begin seeing patients at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin