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Keep Your Skin Safe in the Summer Sun

Summer is in full swing allowing everyone to go outside and enjoy the warmer weather. Outdoor activities can provide great exercise, but too much time … Read more ›

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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 ›

Glenview podiatric physician Kathryn Grace, DPM, treats a walker in the Podiatry tent at the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer held in Chicago June 2-3.
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Glenview podiatrist volunteers at Avon Walk for Breast Cancer

Chicago—June 11, 2012—More than a dozen members of the Illinois Podiatric Medical Association, including Glenview podiatric physician Kathryn Grace, DPM, volunteered at the Avon Walk … 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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Chicago EPA Hearings: Please Support Carbon Pollution Standards

On May 23, American Lung Association advocates testified before the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Chicago to support the proposed carbon pollution standards for … Read more ›

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Make Safety a Priority as Temperatures Begin to Rise

CHICAGO-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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Drive Like Dave! Hit 300+ Yard Drives!

Dave Dodge is living the golfer’s dream! Recently, he hit unprecedented drives of between 310-367 yards in Phoenix! Dave credits his power to a new … 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 ›

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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 ›