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Current Press Releases
Northwestern Medicine® Health System Receives Top Marks in Safety and Quality - 10/30/2014
Northwestern Medicine® Lake Forest Receives Nancy L. Hughes Home as Gift for New Hospital Campaign - 10/27/2014
Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation Organizes 5K to Support Breast Cancer Research - 10/27/2014
Mayor Emanuel, CDPH and Chicago Hospitals Announce Creation of Network of Providers as Part of Ongoing Preparedness Efforts in Unlikely Case of Ebola Diagnosis - 10/20/2014
Northwestern Memorial HealthCare Highlighted in Healthcare Equality Index 2014 - 10/15/14
Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital win Consumer Choice Awards - 10/13/14
Northwestern Medicine Opens New Patient Pavilion on Downtown Chicago Campus - 10/13/14
Northwestern Medicine Physician Leads Medical Team for Bank of America Chicago Marathon - 10/09/14
Cardiovascular Screening for Athletes Can Detect Life Threatening Conditions - 10/06/14
Platanias Appointed Director of Lurie Cancer Center - 10/01/14
Prentice physicians, staff, patients help Real Men Read literacy program - 10/28/14
By Kara Spak
The physicians, nurses and staff at Northwestern Medicine’s Prentice Women’s Hospital don’t just know how to deliver babies.
They know how important it is to read to them as they grow.
Led in part by Elena Kamel, MD, an associate professor of clinical obstetrics and gynecology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, staff at Prentice recently contributed children’s books to Real Men Read, a project started by Pastor Michael Neal of the Glorious Light Church in Bronzeville. Read More
Graceful Victory: One Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation Board Member’s Personal Account with Breast Cancer - 10/24/14
By Kris Lathan
Two years ago, life was quite good for Sofia Ahmad Jones. Her two young children were thriving. Her marriage was stronger than ever. She was a busy Mom who was handling the hustle and bustle of Chicago - living better than most. By her own account, she was young and healthy and feeling great. The stability of “a good life” is why when her 40th birthday came and went in February of 2012, she didn’t panic or race into the doctor’s office to get her first mammogram. In fact, months went by, and every month she told herself that as soon as life settled down a bit, she’d eventually get to it. Read More
Northwestern Medicine Celebrates Pastoral Care Week Oct. 20-24
By M. Jeanne Wirpsa, MA, BCC, Staff Chaplain, Pastoral Services & Education, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
When ill and faced with challenging medical decisions, many persons use their faith to find strength, comfort and hope. Practices such as praying the rosary, reading scripture or meditating have been shown to significantly improve health outcomes. Patients tell us directly – they want their health care providers to respect their beliefs and ask about their spirituality as part of whole person care. Read More
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