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Current Press Releases
Dr. Jennifer Nam Choi Appointed Chief of OncoDermatology for Northwestern Medicine - 11/19/15
Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital to Join Northwestern Medicine - 10/29/15
Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital to Recognize Local First Responders - 10/20/15
New Leadership Announced for Northwestern Memorial Hospital and
Northwestern Medical Group - 10/15/15
Chicago to Kick-off Breast Cancer Awareness for October with Pink Lighting Ceremony - 10/2/15
Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Receives Highest Nursing Honor - 10/2/2015
Northwestern Medicine Names New Chair Of Urology - 9/30/15
Lesniak Named Chair of Neurological Surgery at Northwestern - 9/29/15
Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Providing Healthcare for Golfers, Spectators During BMW Championship Golf Tournament - 9/8/15
The Woman’s Board of Northwestern Memorial Hospital Hosts ‘Tune Up!’ to Raise Awareness for Music Programs - 9/3/15
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Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Northwestern Medicine hosts Grand Rounds by Dr. Andrew Weil, integrative medicine pioneer - 11/23/15
Andrew Weil, MD, known as the father of the integrative medicine movement, recently gave Grand Rounds for the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Northwestern Medicine on the meaning and role of integrative medicine. Read More
November 17 is World Prematurity Day, a day to bring awareness to the number one killer of young children — preterm birth. Northwestern Medicine’s Prentice Women’s Hospital was the first hospital in Illinois and currently the only hospital in Illinois with a full-time March of Dimes NICU Family Support Program.
Jessica Bowen, MSW, LCSW, works with NICU families full-time as the NICU Family Support Specialist at Prentice. She provided insight into her role, the experience of having a child in neonatal intensive care and what she hopes World Prematurity Day will accomplish. For more information about the March of Dimes NICU Family Support Program at Prentice, visit http://nicu.nm.org/nicu-family-supportreg-program.html. Read More
The American Cancer Society recently released new guidelines for breast cancer screening. Among the changes, the new recommendations say women with an average breast cancer risk should begin having yearly mammograms at age 45, and may change to having mammograms every other year beginning at age 55.
Tara M. Breslin, MD, clinical director of the breast care program at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital, weighs in on what these new guidelines mean for women. Read More
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