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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 ›

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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 Medicine® experts say it’s … Read more ›

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LivingWell Cancer Resource Center Opens American Cancer Society Wig Boutique for Cancer Patients

Volunteers needed – training provided LivingWell Cancer Resource Center has joined with the American Cancer Society to open a new Wig Boutique at (442 Williamsburg … Read more ›

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Relay For Life of Kane County One of the Top 25 Relays in Illinois

For many volunteers, the upcoming American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Kane County, scheduled for June 22 at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark – Home … Read more ›

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Hundreds of cyclists will ride at Tour de cure in Chicago's western suburbs

CHICAGO, June 4, 2012— The American Diabetes Association is hosting its annual charity cycling event, Tour de Cure, on Sunday, June 10 at Wheaton Warrenville … Read more ›

Janette Quinn, owner of, will present a free interactive workshop, “5 Steps to Writing a Life Story,” on June 9.
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Sharpen Your Memory and Write a Life Story

Each day is a gift and we never know how many remain. Unless we permanently and purposefully record our memories and thoughts, they will pass … Read more ›

What does your tongue reveal about your health?
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New tongue App reveals health information?

Can a picture of your tongue reveal internal health conditions? A new phone app claims to do just that. Researchers at the University of Missouri … Read more ›

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The Auxiliary Board of Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Chicago Magazine Present the 12th Annual Summer Lovin’ Event

Chicago magazine and The Auxiliary Board of Northwestern Memorial Hospital will introduce the magazine’s most eligible singles for 2012 at the 12th annual Summer Lovin’ … 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 ›