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Current Press Releases
Northwestern Medicine Expands Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute to Central DuPage, Delnor and Kishwaukee Hospitals - 2/14/17
Celebrating the life and legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - 1/30/17
Northwestern Memorial Hospital Best in the United States for Heart Attack, Stroke and Heart Failure Survival - 1/24/17
Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital is First in Illinois to Receive State Approval for Mobile Stroke Unit - 1/4/17
Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center To Offer P-Cure Upright Diagnostic Quality Imaging Technology - 12/30/16
Angel Sculptures handcrafted by daughters of former Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital patient provide comfort to families grieving infant loss - 12/23/16
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital Ranked Top 50 Nationally for Heart Failure Survival - 12/19/16
Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital Earns 2016 Leapfrog Top Hospital Award - 12/06/2016
Northwestern Memorial Hospital Named NPF Center for Pancreatitis - 12/01/2016
Northwestern Medicine scientists use advanced technology to better understand a devastating neurodegenerative disorder - 11/28/2016
Northwestern Medicine News Blog
New Year, New You…let’s keep it going!
With new year’s resolution floundering by the dreary month of February, it’s easy to lose sight of the important things, like taking care of yourself. Many women make new year’s resolutions to lose weight. And how do women plan to tackle this feat? Tried and true methods like healthy eating and exercise.
While there are many benefits to a healthy approach to weight loss, one less frequently touted, but very important, benefit of weight loss is a decrease in a symptom that can drastically alter a woman’s quality of life — urinary incontinence. Urinary incontinence, or involuntary leakage of urine, is quite common and is one of the pelvic floor disorders that women commonly “live with” instead of seeking treatment. READ MORE
Q&A with Dr. Gordon Nuber, Sports Medicine at the Center for Comprehensive Orthopaedic and Spine Care - 2/8/17
Northwestern Medicine recently welcomed Gordon Nuber, MD, to the Center for Comprehensive Orthopaedic and Spine Care at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Nuber is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine with extensive experience caring for athletes, both amateur and professional, with a wide range of sports-related injuries.
In addition to his role as an attending orthopaedic surgeon at Northwestern Memorial and professor of clinical orthopaedic surgery at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Dr. Nuber also serves as a team physician for the Chicago Bears and previously worked with the Chicago Cubs and Chicago Blackhawks.
We sat down with Dr. Nuber to get to know more about him and his approach to treating patients.
Why did you choose to specialize in sports medicine? Mostly because of my background playing college basketball at Northern Illinois University; I became interested because of injuries sustained and the treatment I received from doctors and athletic trainers. When I was in college, sports medicine didn't exist as a specialty and only became moderately popular when I was a resident. I felt like I could be on the cutting edge of an expanding field. READ MORE
Celebrating Dr. King’s life and legacy: 38th Annual Humanitarian Awards honor five members of the Northwestern Medicine community - 1/26/2017
On Friday, January 20, Northwestern Medicine celebrated the life of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his ongoing legacy of service during the 38th Annual Humanitarian Awards Program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Five members of the Northwestern Medicine family were presented with awards for their extraordinary contributions to the community and for embodying Dr. King's legacy of humanitarianism. READ MORE