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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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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 ›

Join Dr. Sandi for a taping of Feed Your Mind Wellness
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Join Dr. Sandi for a Taping of Feed Your Mind Wellness on June 13 in Skokie

Sandra Scheinbaum, PhD, the host of Public Access’ Feed Your Mind Wellness with Dr. Sandi, invites you to be part of the studio audience for … 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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North Shore Heart and Vascular: A Father & Son Practice

For more information, contact:Jacqueline Camacho-RuizJJR Marketing Consultants All About Heart for North Shore Father and Son Physicians (PARK RIDGE, Ill. – June 5, 2012) … 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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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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Strategies for Healthy Summer Exercise

By Susan J. WhiteNorthShore University HealthSystem Fun in the sun for many of us means ramping up fitness routines or getting back in shape after … Read more ›