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Clinical Trials are key to finding a cure for Alzheimerā€™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 ›

NCH: New mobile app makes patient life easier

In an effort to cater to patientsā€™ 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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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 MedicineĀ® experts say itā€™s … Read more ›

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Mobile Apps: Power Up for Better Healthcare

Since Apple launched the iPhone in 2007, the question ā€œIs there an app for that?ā€ has been frequently asked by millions of people worldwide. The … Read more ›

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Blood Drive

The City of Rolling Meadows will be having a blood drive on June 28th from 1:00pm – 7:00pm at City Hall. Read more ›

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Relay For Life of Palatine/Rolling Meadows/Inverness One of the Top 25 Relays in Illinois

For many volunteers, the upcoming American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Palatine/Rolling Meadows/Inverness, scheduled for June 15 at Walter R Sundling Jr High School … Read more ›

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Make Safety a Priority as Temperatures Begin to Rise

With Memorial Day unofficially marking the start of summer, the seasonā€™s beautiful weather will draw many Chicagoans outside to parks, beaches, and patios. While summer … Read more ›

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NCH first hospital in the northwest suburbs to offer single incision surgery using robotic technology

Northwest Community Hospital (NCH) has taken minimally-invasive surgery to the next level. The Arlington Heights hospital is the first in the northwest suburbs of Chicago … 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 ›