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Apr 16, 2014, 11:31 ET

How Can You Make Sure Your Care Wishes are Met if You Can't Speak Up?

While no one wants to think about the possibility that one day their health, or a loved one's, might be compromised and prevent them from making...

Apr 01, 2014, 11:44 ET

Northwestern Medicine Celebrates 50 Years Performing Life-saving Organ Transplants

This April, Northwestern Medicine® will celebrate the 50th anniversary of its organ transplant program during National Donate Life Month. The...

Apr 01, 2014, 11:19 ET

Northwestern Medicine Launches New Lung Transplant Program

 Northwestern Medicine -- a leader in research, innovation and comprehensive, compassionate transplant care -- is proud to announce the launch...

Feb 11, 2014, 16:03 ET

New Geriatric Emergency Department Focuses On Care For Aging Population

After a fall and subsequent trip to the emergency room, Gladys Nunley had her things packed, ready to be discharged from Northwestern Memorial...

Jan 21, 2014, 14:35 ET

Northwestern Memorial Hospital Second in the Nation for Heart Attack Survival

Strong continuum of care and advanced specialty services support high survivorship rates  Northwestern Memorial Hospital surpasses the...

Jan 14, 2014, 15:39 ET

Northwestern Medicine Works To Help Adults Suffering From Scoliosis

Best known as an adolescent disease, scoliosis is more debilitating when it strikes later in life For most of his childhood, Rob Crane...

Jan 07, 2014, 11:42 ET

Northwestern Memorial Healthcare Names Richard J. Gannotta President Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Gannotta joins Northwestern Medicine® after seven years with Duke Raleigh Hospital Northwestern Memorial HealthCare (NMHC) announced...

Dec 23, 2013, 12:18 ET

Northwestern Medicine surgeon working to eliminate common side effects of spine surgery

Quicker assessment of swallowing and voice difficulties helps evaluate and treat patients Even after successful surgery to repair pinched...

Dec 10, 2013, 11:19 ET

First the Hype, Now the Science: Evidence-based Recommendations for PRP

Northwestern Medicine surgeons part of international taskforce that developed recommendations for use of platelet-rich plasma in orthopaedics...

Nov 20, 2013, 14:14 ET

Team of Chicago Hospitals Awarded Grant to Accelerate Stroke Research, Treatments

Seven medical centers will benefit from National Institutes of Health grant to form stroke research network  A new network dedicated...

Oct 25, 2013, 10:51 ET
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Close Sibling Bond Leads to the Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation

 Lynn Napoli Marynowski and her younger brother Frank Napoli are as close as a big sister and little brother can be. They are an extension of...

Oct 23, 2013, 15:05 ET

Northwestern Medicine Surgeons Perform Hospital's 1,500th Liver Transplant

The Comprehensive Transplant Center and the Kovler Organ Transplantation Center mark a new milestone in liver transplantation...

Oct 09, 2013, 11:39 ET

Northwestern Medicine Researchers Study New Heart Valve that Doesn't Require Open-heart Surgery

Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute enrolls first patient in SALUS trial at Northwestern for movable, non-metallic heart valve Northwestern's Bluhm...

Oct 07, 2013, 16:30 ET

Study Finds Publicly Reported Hospital Quality Rankings for Blood Clot Rates May Mislead Patients

Northwestern Medicine study suggests postoperative blood clot rate measure is flawed  A study published today in JAMA by Northwestern...

Oct 02, 2013, 17:56 ET

Chicago Park District Joins Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation to Light Chicago Pink

Soldier Field, Buckingham Fountain among city landmarks helping to promote early detection When the sun sets on Chicago later tonight, two of...

Oct 01, 2013, 07:00 ET

Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation Lights Chicago Pink

More than 160 city landmarks go Pink to raise awareness for breast self exams and early detection The Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation...

Sep 17, 2013, 16:34 ET

Northwestern Memorial HealthCare Recognized As One of the Top 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers

For the 14th consecutive year, the health system is selected as a vanguard in family friendly workplaces Northwestern Memorial HealthCare has...

Aug 26, 2013, 12:28 ET

Northwestern Medicine Uses New Minimally Invasive Technique for Melanoma

Surgical oncologists are now using laparoscopic procedure to remove lymph nodes, cutting chance of infection and reducing recovery time in...

Aug 16, 2013, 12:45 ET

Northwestern Medicine Researchers Investigate New Stent Technology to Treat Coronary Artery Disease

Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute enrolls first patient in ABSORB III trial studying "disappearing" heart device Northwestern's Bluhm...

Aug 14, 2013, 17:17 ET

Northwestern Medicine Enrolls First Participant in Midwest for Research Study of Personalized Vaccine for Aggressive Brain Tumors

Randomized phase II trial will investigate vaccine therapy combined with Avastin for patients with recurrent glioblastoma multiforme...

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