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Sep 26, 2017, 18:36 ET Northwestern Memorial HealthCare named to Working Mother "100 Best Companies" for the 18th Consecutive Year

Northwestern Memorial HealthCare (NMHC) has been recognized by Working Mother magazine as one of the 2017 "Working Mother 100 Best Companies" for...


Aug 08, 2017, 05:30 ET Three Northwestern Medicine Hospitals Ranked Among "America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report

Three Northwestern Medicine hospitals are recognized by U.S. News & World Report in its 2017-18 Best Hospitals rankings. Northwestern Memorial...


Jul 17, 2017, 13:00 ET New Center for Comprehensive Gynecology Opens at Northwestern Memorial Hospital

After several years of infertility, a friend referred Umang Singh to a doctor at Northwestern with a reputation as an expert in minimally invasive...


Jun 29, 2017, 15:42 ET $3 million grant to bring precision medicine to heart patients

It is the most common congenital heart defect: bicuspid aortic valve (BAV), a genetic condition in which patients are born with two flaps in their...


Jun 21, 2017, 09:00 ET Cold Virus, Stem Cells Tested To Destroy Deadly Brain Cancer

A first-of-a-kind neural stem cell therapy that works with a common cold virus to seek out and attack a lethal and aggressive brain cancer is being...


Jun 15, 2017, 18:24 ET AbilityLinks Launches Newly Renovated Website to Promote Hiring of People with Disabilities

Celebrating its 16th anniversary this year, AbilityLinks.org, the award-winning job-opportunity network, is completely renovating its website to...


Mar 31, 2017, 11:58 ET Northwestern Memorial Hospital First in Illinois to Offer Combined MR-PET Scanner

Northwestern Memorial Hospital is now home to the Chicago area's first combined magnetic resonance (MRI) and positron emission tomography (PET)...


Mar 03, 2017, 13:48 ET Northwestern Medicine Receives Prestigious Pulmonary Hypertension Association Accreditation

Northwestern Medicine's Pulmonary Vascular Disease Program recently received accreditation from the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) as a...


Feb 14, 2017, 15:29 ET Northwestern Medicine Expands Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute to Central DuPage, Delnor and Kishwaukee Hospitals

A Valentine's Day philanthropic gift of $2.5 million will support the expansion of the renowned Northwestern Medicine Bluhm Cardiovascular...


Jan 30, 2017, 18:20 ET Celebrating the life and legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Northwestern Medicine recently celebrated the life of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his ongoing legacy of service during the 38th Annual...


Jan 24, 2017, 14:36 ET Northwestern Memorial Hospital Best in United States for Heart Attack, Stroke and Heart Failure Survival

In a feat unmatched by any other United States hospital, Northwestern Memorial Hospital is ranked first for survival of patients suffering heart...


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...