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Hinsdale Woman Runs to Honor Her Mother’s Remission from Cancer

Barbara Gutierrez is the most positive and generous person her daughter Lisa knows. Barbara is also a six-year cancer survivor and Lisa’s inspiration as she … Read more ›

Hospital launches policy promoting skin-to-skin contact between mothers, newborns

Adventist Hinsdale Hospital is launching an initiative for all of the facility’s newborns and mothers to participate in “kangaroo care,” or skin-to-skin contact, within the … 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 ›

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DuPage Medical Group Expands Presence with Western Springs Family Medicine Practice

Western Springs, Ill. – DuPage Medical Group (DMG), the largest independent, multi-specialty physician group in the Chicago area, is growing through the acquisition of two … Read more ›

A floodwater mosquito, left, and a culex mosquito at the Northwest Mosquito Abatement District in June 2011. The culex can carry the West Nile Virus whereas the floodwater is more of a pest, officials say. (Keri Wiginton, Chicago Tribune / May 23, 2012)

Mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus found in DuPage

Mosquitoes that tested positive for West Nile virus were found in five DuPage County communities this month, the county health department announced Wednesday. Mosquitoes that … Read more ›

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Juicing Meetup at Whole Foods market with Dr. Adam Meade

Tuesday, June 19th 7 – 8 pm FREE In the Lifestyle CenterStarting this month, Dr. Adam Meade will begin a How & Why juicing class … 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 ›

1st Illinois bird, mosquitoes test positive for West Nile this year

The first bird and mosquito batches of the year have tested positive for West Nile virus in Illinois. The Illinois Department of Public Health said … Read more ›

From the community

Charter Fitness of Willowbrook’s Grand Opening Offers Prizes, Savings and Family Fun

Chicago, IL – Chicagoland-based Charter Fitness is hosting a grand opening event on May 21, 2012 from 10 AM to 7 PM for its brand-new … Read more ›

Adventist Hinsdale Hospital announces new MRI system

Patients at Adventist Hinsdale Hospital will now have access to a state-of-the-art MRI system. “Providing the best diagnosis and treatment means investing in the latest … Read more ›