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Dec 14, 2016, 16:24 ET Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center To Offer P-Cure Upright Diagnostic Quality Imaging Technology

P-Cure, Ltd has received a 510(k) letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) permitting it to market its P-ARTIS CT scanner system,...


Dec 06, 2016, 15:17 ET Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital Earns 2016 Leapfrog Top Hospital Award

Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital is one of only ten hospitals in Illinois to be named a Top Hospital by The Leapfrog Group. This recognition...


Nov 18, 2016, 12:19 ET Northwestern Medicine Delnor Health & Fitness Center Awarded Medical Fitness Association Recertification

Now in its twentieth year, Northwestern Medicine Delnor Health & Fitness Center has been renewed as a Certified Medical Fitness Facility by the...


Oct 17, 2016, 13:33 ET Northwestern Memorial Hospital Ranked First in Nation for Heart Failure Survival

Recognizing heart failure as one of the most widespread and pernicious public health issues in the United States, Northwestern Memorial Hospital...


Sep 28, 2016, 13:32 ET Northwestern Medicine First in Illinois to Implant New FDA-Approved Aortic Valve

A Northwestern Medicine cardiac surgeon was the first in Illinois and second in the United States to implant a sutureless aortic valve in a patient...


Sep 27, 2016, 08:00 ET 17th Consecutive Year Northwestern Memorial HealthCare Named to "Working Mother 100 Best Companies"

 Northwestern Memorial HealthCare has been recognized by Working Mother magazine as one of the 2016 "Working Mother 100 Best Companies" for its...


Sep 22, 2016, 15:51 ET The Urban Resilience Network (TURN) Unveils Research, Training and Services Related to Addressing Violence and Trauma in Bronzeville

 Approximately two-thirds of young people in Bronzeville-area schools said they felt worried for the safety of their friends or family members,...


Sep 08, 2016, 17:37 ET NFL players careers most affected by surgery to patellar tendon, Achilles tendon and ACL

In the hard-hitting world of American football, injuries are an inherent risk of the game with players in the National Football League (NFL)...


Sep 07, 2016, 14:55 ET Northwestern Medicine Launches Landmark Study into Effects of Common Antidepressants on Pregnant Women

Northwestern Medicine Prentice Women's Hospital and the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry is home to a...


Aug 29, 2016, 00:01 ET Northwestern Medicine's Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute Celebrates Transcatheter Valve Program

 Northwestern Medicine's Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute is celebrating the success of its transcatheter valve program, a pioneering technology...


Aug 08, 2016, 17:01 ET Simulation Forceps Training Reduced Severe Perineal Tearing by Nearly 30 percent

 A simulation forceps training program developed for Northwestern Medicine obstetrics residents reduced third and fourth degree perineal tears...


Aug 02, 2016, 00:05 ET Four Northwestern Medicine Hospitals Among "America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report

Four Northwestern Medicine® hospitals have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report in its 2016-17 ranking of America's Best...


May 19, 2016, 08:00 ET Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital Receives Top Evaluation for Intensive Care Services

 Patients, and their families, who find themselves in the intensive care units (ICUs) at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital (CDH)...


May 03, 2016, 16:13 ET Two people, one brain tumor: After battling the disease for more than a decade, Chicago couple vows to find a cure together

In 2001, Bill and Viviane Evanoff vowed to stand by each other through everything life threw at them, in richer and poorer, in sickness and in...


Mar 17, 2016, 12:04 ET Lake Villa Cancer Survivor Says Attention to Small Changes Saved Her Life

 A mother of three young children, Dina Pryhocki was 36 years old when she was diagnosed with colorectal cancer. She was in great shape, a...


Mar 01, 2016, 08:00 ET Northwestern Medicine Welcomes Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital To The Health System

Northwestern Memorial HealthCare announced today that Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital has become the newest member of Northwestern Medicine. In...


Feb 29, 2016, 12:38 ET Leading Women's Health Expert and Author Dr. Lauren Streicher Joins Northwestern Medicine

 Northwestern Medicine® welcomes gynecologist Lauren Streicher, MD, to Northwestern Medical Group. Streicher is a clinical leader in...


Feb 22, 2016, 14:42 ET Northwestern Medicine Cardiologists Are First in Midwest to Perform Minimally Invasive Tricuspid Valve Procedure

 Northwestern Medicine interventional cardiologists at Northwestern Memorial Hospital are the first in the Midwest and second in the United...


Jan 27, 2016, 11:00 ET Lurie Cancer Center Joins Nation's Cancer Centers in Endorsement of HPV Vaccination for Cancer Prevention

 In response to low national vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus (HPV), the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of...


Jan 14, 2016, 16:39 ET Dean Tsarwhas, MD, Named Medical Director of Cancer Services for Northwestern Medicine's Lake Forest Hospital and Grayslake Outpatient Center

 Whether it's triggering the immune system to fight a tumor or using a person's genetic code to determine their cancer risk, Dean Tsarwhas, MD,...


Dec 01, 2015, 09:00 ET Northwestern Medicine Welcomes Newest Member KishHealth System

Northwestern Memorial HealthCare announced today that KishHealth System has become the newest member of Northwestern Medicine (NM). With the...


Nov 19, 2015, 11:52 ET Dr. Jennifer Nam Choi Appointed Chief of OncoDermatology for Northwestern Medicine

Northwestern Medicine® is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Nam Choi, MD, as chief of the Division of...


Oct 29, 2015, 12:30 ET Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital to Join Northwestern Medicine

 Northwestern Memorial HealthCare (NMHC) and the Wheaton Franciscan Sisters announced today that Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital, a 127-bed...


Oct 15, 2015, 13:28 ET New Leadership Announced For Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern Medical Group

 Northwestern Memorial HealthCare (NMHC) announced today that it has named Julie Creamer president of Northwestern Memorial Hospital (NMH), and...


Oct 02, 2015, 11:40 ET Chicago to Kick-off Breast Cancer Awareness for October with Pink Lighting Ceremony

 Tonight, when Chicagoans look up at their signature skyline or walk by several of its Park District attractions, they will see the color pink...