Post a story

Health and fitness

From the community

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 ›

From the community

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 ›

From the community

Don't let dehydration get you down

The official start of summer is right around the corner, which means sunshine and hot temperatures – two big contributors to dehydration. The best way … Read more ›

From the community

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 ›

From the community

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 ›

From the community

Chicago is now the largest city with a Clean Air Act Resolution

Alderman Joe Moreno and co-sponsors Aldermen Beale, Maldonado, Reboyras, Suarez, Colon, Sposato, Cappleman, Osterman, Moore and Silverstein introduced the resolution urging President Obama and the … Read more ›

Winners’ ceremony at the inaugural Lake Bluff Twilight Criterium presented by Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital.  From Left to Right – Tom McAfee, President of Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital; men’s professional race second-place finisher, Jeremy Durrin; men’s professional race winner, Jean Michel LeChance; men’s professional race third-place finisher, Rafael Marin; Tim Zoph, Senior Vice President of Administration and Chief Information Officer at Northwestern Memorial Hospital
From the community

Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital presents Inaugural Lake Bluff Twilight Criterium

Lake Forest, Ill. – Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital was proud to be the title sponsor of the inaugural Lake Bluff Twilight Criterium. This first-of-its-kind race … Read more ›

From the community

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 ›

From the community

Identifying Children with Autism before Age Three – A Guide for Pediatricians

CHICAGO— On Tuesday, June 5, Autism Home Support Services will host Dr. Rebecca Landa’s presentation on early autism diagnosis, “Identifying Children with Autism before Age … Read more ›

From the community

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 ›