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29 Mar, 2017, 09:35 ET Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital recognized as "Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality" by Human Rights Campaign Foundation

Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital have been recognized by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC)...


06 Dec, 2016, 09:57 ET Northwestern Memorial Hospital named NPF Center for Pancreatitis

The Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Center at Northwestern Memorial Hospital has been named a National Pancreas Foundation (NPF)...


26 Aug, 2016, 12:44 ET Eve Feinberg, MD, Named Medical Director of Northwestern Medicine Fertility and Reproductive Medicine Services Highland Park

Eve Feinberg, MD, knew the signs. She was, after all, a physician who specialized in treating infertile patients. And here she was trying to start...


19 Aug, 2016, 10:45 ET Northwestern Medicine First in Illinois to Perform TAVR Procedure on Low-Risk Patient

Robert Bayer's cardiologist detected what he could not feel — a heart murmur that indicated a slowly deteriorating aortic valve. "This...


17 Feb, 2016, 18:01 ET New Research Finds Testosterone Treatment Improves Sexual Activity, Physical Function in Men Over 65 Years Old

 A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Feb. 17, 2016 shows testosterone treatment for men over 65 years old not only...


05 Feb, 2015, 14:40 ET New Lurie Cancer Center Program Combines Oncology with Genomics to Provide more Personalized Cancer Care

 The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, in collaboration with the Northwestern Medicine Developmental...


17 Nov, 2014, 11:30 ET Joint Commission Names Northwestern Memorial Hospital Top Performer on Key Quality Measures

Northwestern Memorial Hospital has been named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® in The Joint Commission's 2014 annual report "America's...


30 Sep, 2014, 17:58 ET Northwestern Medicine Joins $20 Million National Uterine Fibroid Study

Northwestern Medicine® will be one of ten investigational sites for a landmark study that seeks to improve the way uterine fibroids, one of...


01 Apr, 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...


01 Apr, 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...


11 Feb, 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...


21 Jan, 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...


14 Jan, 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...


07 Jan, 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...


23 Dec, 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...


10 Dec, 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...


20 Nov, 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...


25 Oct, 2013, 10:51 ET 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...


23 Oct, 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...


09 Oct, 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...


07 Oct, 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...


02 Oct, 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...


01 Oct, 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...


17 Sep, 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...


26 Aug, 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...