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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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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 ›

NCH: New mobile app makes patient life easier

In an effort to cater to patients’ technology-based lives while promoting preventative health, Northwest Community Hospital recently released a mobile application for use on Apple … Read more ›

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St. Vincent de Paul Hosting Friends of the Poor 5K Run, Walk

Registration is open for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Chicago’s inaugural Friends of the Poor 5K Run/Walk. The race is scheduled for Saturday, … 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 ›

Bruce Crowther
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Mobile Apps: Power Up for Better Healthcare

Since Apple launched the iPhone in 2007, the question “Is there an app for that?” has been frequently asked by millions of people worldwide. 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 ›

Dr. M. Susan Scanlon
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Menopause Lecture by Dr. M. Susan Scanlon at Mount Prospect Library

M. Susan Scanlon, MD, NCMP, FACOG, a gynecologist at Midwest Center for Women's HealthCare, will lecture on “Transitioning Through Menopause: Hot Topics of Bioidentical Hormones, … Read more ›

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Mount Prospect to Host Health Fair – June 9

The Village of Mount Prospect is holding a Health Fair Saturday, June 9, 2012 from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. at John Jay Elementary School, 1835 … Read more ›