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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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Wheeling Park District offers Fitness Class to those feeling the economic pinch

If today’s tough economic climate is hampering your ability to keep up a regular fitness routine, the Wheeling Park District Fitness Center has a way … 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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Zumba-thon at Chevy Chase Country Club June 28

On Thursday, June 28, from 6:30 pm to 8 pm, a Zumba-thon to benefit the American Cancer Society will rock the historic Grand Ballroom at … 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 ›

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 “Transition Through Menopause: Hot Topics of Bioidentical Hormones, … 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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Health Department Observes National Recreational Water Illness Prevention Week

The week preceding Memorial Day has been designated as National Recreational Water Illness Prevention Week. This year, the observance will take place May 21-27. In … 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 ›

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Chicago White Sox Medical Team Addresses Dangers of Over Practice for Young Athletes During Free May 10 Webinar

Hinsdale/Western Springs Physicians and Chicago White Sox Assistant Athletic Trainer Discuss Rise in Injuries and Prevention Strategies for Overhead Athletes CHICAGO, IL, May 3, 2012 … Read more ›