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Fun Ways to Exercise Outdoors in the Good Old Summertime

Summer is really here, and you want to take advantage of the warmer weather by exercising outside. But you’re tired of the same old jogging … 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 ›

Summer colds are no fun! Here are things we do that make us catch cold viruses...
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How to Catch a Cold!

Would you like to feel yucky for a few days, or even a few weeks? Would you like to miss out on summer fun and … 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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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 ›

Marlene Reid, DPM
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Naperville podiatrist volunteers at Avon Walk for Breast Cancer

Chicago—June 11, 2012—More than a dozen members of the Illinois Podiatric Medical Association, including Naperville podiatric physician Marlene Reid, DPM, volunteered at the Avon Walk … Read more ›

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Avoid Heat-Related Illnesses When Exercising Outdoors this Summer

It’s finally warm enough to exercise outside on a regular basis. Woo hoo! However, when exercising outdoors when it’s hot and humid, make sure you … Read more ›

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Edward Insomnia Program

The Edward Sleep Center will host “Solving Insomnia” on Monday, June 18, 7:30 p.m. at the Edward Sleep Center, 27555 Diehl Road in Warrenville. Join … Read more ›

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Hundreds of cyclists will ride at Tour de Cure in Chicago's western suburbs

CHICAGO, June 4, 2012— The American Diabetes Association is hosting its annual charity cycling event, Tour de Cure, on Sunday, June 10 at Wheaton Warrenville … Read more ›

Janette Quinn, owner of, will present a free interactive workshop, “5 Steps to Writing a Life Story,” on June 9.
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Sharpen Your Memory and Write a Life Story

Each day is a gift and we never know how many remain. Unless we permanently and purposefully record our memories and thoughts, they will pass … Read more ›