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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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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 he’s served since … 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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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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Relay For Life of Glen Ellyn, Wheaton & Winfield presented by Cadence Health June 15

For many volunteers, the upcoming American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Glen Ellyn/Wheaton/Winfield, scheduled for June 15 at Glenbard South High School (23W200 Butterfield … 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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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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Marianjoy's Keen on Kids: Summer Pool and Water Safety

The start of summer marks the end of the school year and the opportunity for children to get outside. The outdoors are a great way … Read more ›

Rep. Sara Feigenholtz, seen here last October, is sponsoring a bill that cuts health care for the poor. (E. Jason Wambsgans / October 27, 2011)

Health care cuts gain steam in Illinois House

House lawmakers today pushed forward with deep cuts in the state’s health-care system for the poor, a plan that the fate of the state’s overall budget … Read more ›