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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 Medicine® experts say it’s … Read more ›

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Father’s Day 2012: Submit Your Photo, Win Prizes!

As you might know if you frequent the Sherman Health Facebook page, we love photos and the stories behind them. So from now until June … Read more ›

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Make Safety a Priority as Temperatures Begin to Rise

With Memorial Day unofficially marking the start of summer, the season’s beautiful weather will draw many Chicagoans outside to parks, beaches, and patios. While summer … Read more ›

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Clinical Trials are key to finding a cure for Alzheimer’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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Lions Offer Free Hearing Screens Friday, June 1st

Deafness has no respect for age, wealth or rank – it strikes people of all economic, social and age categories with equal frequency. To help … Read more ›

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American Cancer Society Increases Funding to $5.5 Million for Illinois Researchers

Illinois scientists at the forefront of cancer research will receive more than $5.5 million from the Illinois Division of the American Cancer Society this year. … Read more ›

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Vision Test "sees" Potential Problems Early

Ambylopia: What is it and how do you know if your child has it? Ambylopia, sometimes referred to as lazy eye, is actually a subtle … Read more ›

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Study: People Raised in Rural Environments Less Likely to Develop Allergies

A newly published study conducted at the University of Helsinki confirms that people who grow up in rural environments are less likely to develop autoimmune … Read more ›

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The Importance of Well Child Exams

The Importance of Well Child Exams A head to toe health exam may find and treat health problems before they become serious, and allows parents … Read more ›

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Returning Patients to Active Lives with Joint Revision Surgery

When Georgann Maurice and her husband Ray took a trip to Mexico this winter, they spent time walking along the beach and kayaking on the … Read more ›