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Cancer Institute at Alexian Brothers Health System Receives Commission on CancerAccreditation

The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has granted Three-Year Accreditation with all eight commendations to the Cancer Institute at … Read more ›

Bruce Crowther
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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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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 ›

Dr. Nanette Liegeois, Skin Cancer Surgeon from Northwest Center for Advanced Skin Cancer Surgery in Hoffman Estates
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Free Skin Cancer Screening on May 24 at Elk Grove Park District

To mark Skin Cancer Awareness Month (May), a local Chicago-area skin cancer surgery center will be providing free skin cancer screenings and education at Elk … 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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Chicago White Sox Medical Team Addresses Dangers of Over Practice for Young Athletes During Free May 10 Webinar

Hinsdale/Western Springs Physicians and Chicago White Sox Assistant Athletic Trainer Discuss Rise in Injuries and Prevention Strategies for Overhead Athletes CHICAGO, IL, May 3, 2012 … Read more ›

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Lung Association Hosts Lung Health Event in Rosemont

On Friday, May 18th from 9am-3pm, the American Lung Association in Greater Chicago will hold the 2nd annual Healthy Lung Expo at the Hyatt Regency … Read more ›

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TAKE A WALK AROUND A BEAUTIFUL LAKE and learn about oral cancer

TAKE A BEAUTIFUL WALK AROUND A LAKE – and learn more about oral cancerSubmitted by Lois Roewade, 847-909-3651 The Beastie Boys, one of the … Read more ›

Bruce Crowther
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Nursing Magnet Status: Best for Nurses, Physicians & Patients

May is a very special month for us as we celebrate National Nurses Week from May 6th to the 12th. Whether it’s in the hospital, … Read more ›

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Cook County's Air Quality Slowly Improving

The American Lung Association released its 13th annual State of the Air 2012 report that grades cities and counties based on the number of days … Read more ›