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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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Edward Hospital Opens Travel Medicine Clinic

Edward Hospital has opened a Travel Medicine Clinic to help people with their healthcare needs and preparations for international trips. Each year as many as … 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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Relay For Life of Plainfield One of the Top 25 Relays in Illinois

For many volunteers, the upcoming American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Plainfield, scheduled for June 9 at Plainfield North High School (12005 South 248th … Read more ›

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Edward Grief Support Calendar

Coping with the death of a loved one can be one of the most difficult and challenging experiences a person will face. For help in … Read more ›

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Edward earns national recognition for heart failure program

Edward Hospital has received the Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association (AHA) for its excellence in … Read more ›

Annette Borcky, RN, Administrator of Alden Estates of Shorewood, presents David P. Koniecnzy with his new iPad. Koniecnzy entered an online raffle sponsored by Alden Estates of Shorewood, which specializes in short-term orthopedic recovery and post-acute services.
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Man Looking for Rehab and a Job Wins an iPad

David P. Koniecnzy of Plainfield won an iPad as part of an online raffle sponsored by the new Alden Estates of Shorewood. Koniecnzy was searching … Read more ›

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American Cancer Society Increases Funding to $5.5 Million for Illinois Researchers

Illinois scientists at the forefront of cancer research will receive more than $5.5 million from the Illinois Division of the American Cancer Society this year. … Read more ›

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Understanding Risk Factors and Recognizing Stroke Symptoms May Save Lives

Every 40 seconds someone in the United States has a stroke. Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death and the number one cause of … Read more ›

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Study: People Raised in Rural Environments Less Likely to Develop Allergies

A newly published study conducted at the University of Helsinki confirms that people who grow up in rural environments are less likely to develop autoimmune … Read more ›