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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 ›

From the community

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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Humboldt Park Residents Adopt Healthy Habits and Gain “A Taste of Wellness”

Julia Sanders had suffered from elevated cholesterol and high blood pressure for many years. But during a recent appointment with her doctor, the former nurse … 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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Understanding Risk Factors and Recognizing Stroke Symptoms May Save Lives

Every 40 seconds someone in the United States has a stroke. Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death and the number one cause of … Read more ›

Opera singer Sandra Marante and neurosurgeon Dr. Bernard Bendok
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Opera Student Recovers from Brain Surgery, Returns to Singing

To say singing saved 25 year old Sandra Marante’s life is no stretch; in fact, if you ask her, she’ll tell you it saved her … Read more ›

Orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Lalit Puri
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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 ›

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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 ›

Chris Hammerlund
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Maybe laughter is the best cure of all

THE NURSE IS IN By Chris Hammerlund This being National Humor Month, it’s a pretty good month to remember one of your Illinois neighbors, Hunter … Read more ›

The Treatment Options for Blood Cancer Patients Conference is presented by the Leukemia Research Foundation, with the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center and the National Marrow Donor Program.
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Treatment Options for Blood Cancers Patients Conference

The Leukemia Research Foundation, in cooperation with Loyola University Health System and the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP) hosts a FREE conference Saturday, May 5, … Read more ›