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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...

2014-07-23 08:37:09

New Counseling@Northwestern Program Offered Through The Family Institute at Northwestern University EVANSTON, Ill., and LANDOVER, Md., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Family Institute at Northwestern University and 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU), announced today that they will partner to deliver a new online Master of Arts in Counseling degree program, Counseling@Northwestern, which will begin accepting applications in fall 2014 for classes beginning in spring 2015. The Family Institute at...

2014-07-15 12:29:15

LONG BEACH, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the 20(th) time since U.S. News and World Report started publishing a rigorous assessment of more than 5,000 U.S. hospitals, Long Beach Memorial has earned a place among "Best Hospitals." Long Beach Memorial is listed as one of the nation's best in the Diabetes and Endocrinology Category and "high performing" in 10 additional clinical categories. Fewer than 3%--just 144 of the nation's hospitals--performed well enough to...

2014-07-15 08:27:45

Hospital once again sets record with 24 years in a row as No. 1 CHICAGO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report -- the independent news organization that rates academic institutions, hospitals and other services vital to consumer health and well-being -- announced today that the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) is once again the country's best hospital for physical medicine and rehabilitation. This is the 24(th) consecutive year RIC has earned this prestigious...

2014-07-15 00:20:33

Northwestern Memorial's third consecutive year on Honor Roll and being recognized as No. 1 in Illinois and Chicago Metro Region CHICAGO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northwestern Memorial HealthCare is pleased to announce that both Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Lake Forest Hospital continue to earn national recognition as part of the U.S. News & World Report ranking of America's Best Hospitals. Northwestern Memorial is 10(th) in the nation on the exclusive, Best...

2014-06-30 08:30:41

SAN DIEGO and CHICAGO, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV), the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University (Lurie Cancer Center) and the Northwestern Medicine Developmental Therapeutics Institute (NMDTI) have entered into a strategic partnership to conduct a translational research program designed to assess the utility of Trovagene's urine-based cell-free oncogene mutation monitoring technology in clinical practice....


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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