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Enjoy an Active Chicago Summer without Injuries

Chicago’s lakefront provides a unique opportunity for people to get out and enjoy the weather along its many miles of paths and parks. From beach … Read more ›

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Keep Your Skin Safe in the Summer Sun

Summer is in full swing allowing everyone to go outside and enjoy the warmer weather. Outdoor activities can provide great exercise, but too much time … Read more ›

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Team Northwestern Medicine® Largest Volunteer Group in Chicago Cares History

For the third consecutive year, Northwestern Medicine® displayed its strong commitment to the community by sending the largest team of volunteers to participate in the … Read more ›

NCH: New mobile app makes patient life easier

In an effort to cater to patients’ technology-based lives while promoting preventative health, Northwest Community Hospital recently released a mobile application for use on Apple … Read more ›

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St. Vincent de Paul Hosting Friends of the Poor 5K Run, Walk

Registration is open for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Chicago’s inaugural Friends of the Poor 5K Run/Walk. The race is scheduled for Saturday, … Read more ›

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Northwestern Memorial and Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital Named National Leaders in Patient Safety

Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital have been named among the nation's safest hospitals for patients by The Leapfrog Group. The non-profit organization … Read more ›

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Chicago is now the largest city with a Clean Air Act Resolution

Proco Joe Moreno and co-sponsors Aldermen Beale, Maldonado, Reboyras, Suarez, Colon, Sposato, Cappleman, Osterman, Moore and Silverstein introduced the Resolution urging President Obama and the … Read more ›

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Alexian Brothers Health System Awarded Top Score for Patient Safety by Hospital Safety Score

Alexian Brothers Medical Center, Elk Grove Village, and St. Alexius Medical Center, Hoffman Estates, were each honored with an "A" Hospital Safety Score by The … Read more ›

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Mobile Apps: Power Up for Better Healthcare

Since Apple launched the iPhone in 2007, the question “Is there an app for that?” has been frequently asked by millions of people worldwide. The … Read more ›

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Humboldt Park Residents Adopt Healthy Habits and Gain “A Taste of Wellness”

Julia Sanders had suffered from elevated cholesterol and high blood pressure for many years. But during a recent appointment with her doctor, the former nurse … Read more ›