Health and Fitness
Silver Spring, Maryland—(ENEWSPF)—April 23, 2014. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Sylvant (siltuximab) to treat patients with multicentric Castleman’s disease (MCD), a rare disorder similar to lymphoma (cancer of the lymph nodes).
MCD causes an abnormal overgrowth of immune... Read more
University Park, Ill.—(ENEWSPF)--April 23, 2014 – Governors State University president Elaine P. Maimon has been awarded the 2014 Chicagoland ATHENA Leadership Award from ATHENA International. President Maimon will receive her award at the 2014 Governors State University Foundation Scholarship Luncheon... Read more
WASHINGTON--(ENEWSPF)--April 23, 2014. Deputy Attorney General James Cole announced today a new set of criteria the Justice Department and White House will use when considering clemency petitions from federal prisoners. The new criteria will help the Justice Department identify federal... Read more
Latest Local News
Home of the Chicago Cubs Turns 100 Years Old Today
CHICAGO--(ENEWSPF)--April 23, 2014. Governor Pat Quinn today proclaimed “Wrigley Field Day” to mark the 100th anniversary of the iconic Chicago ballpark. The first ballgame was played at Wrigley Field on April... Read more
CHICAGO--(ENEWSPF)--April 22, 2014. A public campaign called Transit Future that was launched this month to advocate for more investment in Chicago-area transit was put together in part by a dynamic Roosevelt University Sustainability Studies major who recently graduated from the... Read more
CHICAGO--(ENEWSPF)--April 22, 2014. For most of her life, Roosevelt University student Corrie Harris has relied on a wheelchair for her mobility due to cerebral palsy, a debilitating condition that has left her unable to walk on her own.
The limitation, however,... Read more