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Current Press Releases
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 Delnor Health & Fitness Center Awarded Medical Fitness Association Recertification - 11/21/16
Northwestern Memorial Hospital Ranked First in the Nation for Heart Failure Survival - 10/18/16
Northwestern Medicine First in Illinois to Implant New FDA-Approved Aortic Valve - 9/29/16
Northwestern Medicine News Blog
8 Tips for Healthy New Year’s Resolutions -12/27/2016
After weeks of calorie laden holiday meals, skipping a couple exercise sessions and perhaps enjoying a few too many libations, the New Year often represents a fresh start and a chance to set some healthy New Year’s resolutions. Unfortunately, all too often those resolutions are on the back-burner within weeks.
Brian Babka, MD, a sports and exercise medicine physician at Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group in Warrenville and Geneva, offers eight tips to keep you on track, accountable, and successful.
A Northwestern Memorial Hospital patient was the first in Illinois to receive a newly approved device to repair a leaky mitral valve without undergoing open-heart surgery.
Mark Ricciardi, MD, director of cardiac catheterization and interventional cardiology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, led the procedure to repair the leaky mitral valve with the MitraClip NT, a new version of an established device. The MitraClip NT is placed onto the patient’s mitral valve through a blood vessel in the leg, avoiding the risks of open-heart surgery and the significant in-hospital recovery time that follows.
Dr. Edward M. Schaeffer and actor Ben Stiller discuss the topic of prostate cancer on the Today Show - 11/22/16
Edward M. Schaeffer, MD, PhD, chair of urology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, appeared on the Today Show this morning alongside actor Ben Stiller to discuss the topic of prostate cancer with Matt Lauer. Dr. Schaeffer performed Stiller’s prostate cancer surgery in 2014.
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer and the second-leading cause of cancer death in men in the United States. Approximately 85 percent of prostate cancers are detected by simple blood work. Read More