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Dr. Parag Merai
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Parag Merai, M.D., Dreyer Psychiatrist, Certified by Professional Board

Parag Merai, M.D., psychiatrist, has been certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Merai joined Dreyer Medical … Read more ›

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Clinical Trials are key to finding a cure for Alzheimerā€™s disease

Clinical trials are the engine that powers medical progress. Through clinical trials, researchers test new ways to detect, treat and prevent Alzheimer's disease and related … Read more ›

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Manteno podiatrist steps out in the Boston Marathon

Dr. Robert Martin, a Manteno based podiatrist, could almost host a small marathon with all of the patients from the area that heā€™s served since … Read more ›

Oliver Kharraz, MD, founder and chief operating officer of ZocDoc.
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Choose Carefully When Finding a Doctor

What do I need to consider when choosing a doctor for my family? First, it should be said that choosing a physician who meets the … Read more ›

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Fun Ways to Exercise Outdoors in the Good Old Summertime

Summer is really here, and you want to take advantage of the warmer weather by exercising outside. But youā€™re tired of the same old jogging … Read more ›

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Team Northwestern MedicineĀ® Largest Volunteer Group in Chicago Cares History

For the third consecutive year, Northwestern MedicineĀ® displayed its strong commitment to the community by sending the largest team of volunteers to participate in the … 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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Osteoporosis is a Health Threat to Women and Men, Young and Old

While women are disproportionately affected by osteoporosis, growing evidence suggests that all adults need to take proactive measures for prevention. Northwestern MedicineĀ® experts say itā€™s … Read more ›

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Avoid Heat-Related Illnesses When Exercising Outdoors this Summer

Itā€™s finally warm enough to exercise outside on a regular basis. Woo hoo! However, when exercising outdoors when itā€™s hot and humid, make sure you … Read more ›

Rush-Copley Medical Center in Aurora, IL.
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Rush-Copley Awarded an ā€œAā€ for Patient Safety

Rush-Copley was honored with an ā€œAā€ Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of … Read more ›