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Current Press Releases
When the Holidays Aren’t So Happy: Treating, Preventing Seasonal Affective Disorder - 11/21/2014
Northwestern Memorial Hospital Chosen by GE as a Center of Excellence for Total Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery - 11/21/2014
Joint Commission Names Northwestern Memorial Hospital Top Performer on Key Quality Measures - 11/17/2014
Northwestern Medicine® Opens New Downtown Clinics - 11/6/2014
The Truth about the Flu Vaccine and How to Protect Yourself and Others this Season - 11/6/2014
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
What every man should know about prostate cancer
By Bret Coons
November is a month that is often referred to as “Movember” as a way to help raise awareness about men’s health issues. One of the most important of these issues is prostate cancer, the most common form of cancer for American men according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
But as Northwestern Medicine urologist, Joshua Meeks, MD, PhD, points out in the video above, many men do not schedule regular check-ups with their doctor, which can lead to a serious problem if prostate cancer is present and never diagnosed. This is especially important since men who develop prostate cancer rarely experience any symptoms before they are diagnosed. Read More
Let fun, not food, be your Thanksgiving focus
By Krystel Moran
Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season, a celebratory time full of temptations around the holiday table.
Holly Herrington, MS, RD, LDN, a registered dietitian in the Center for Lifestyle Medicine atNorthwestern Medicine®, shared her strategies to enjoy the season without derailing your diet. Read More
Quit smoking, even if you don't want to
By Kara Spak
Quit smoking, even if you don’t want to.
Carol Southard’s been saying it for nearly 30 years working as a tobacco cessation expert at Northwestern Medicine. On Nov. 20, she’ll be sharing her smoke-free secrets from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with former smokers on the second floor of Northwestern Memorial Hospital’s Galter Pavilion for the Great American Smokeout.
“This is not about the dangers of smoking, this is about how to help people quit,” Southard said. “Most smokers want to quit and most smokers don’t know how. We’re not punishing smokers, we’re trying to help them.” Read More
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