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2022
November
23,
2022
| 09:55 AM America/Chicago
Born in the Philippines, Patricio Collera moved to the United States and worked as a Northwestern Medicine nurse for several years. On Aug. 24, he received the call that organs were available. Thanksgiving Day marks three months since receiving the l...
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November
09,
2022
| 17:16 PM America/Chicago
CHICAGO -  Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital in Lake Forest, Ill., and Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield, Ill., have earned a prestigious recognition from the Parkinson’s Foundation. The two suburban hospitals are now...
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November
04,
2022
| 11:50 AM America/Chicago
DEKALB, Ill. -  Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital will soon begin a $15 million renovation of its surgical suite. The 19,000-square-foot area has not had a major remodel since the new hospital building opened in 2007. Additionally, the hospit...
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October
26,
2022
| 16:21 PM America/Chicago
Erika Aleman ran the marathon on Sunday, had breast cancer surgery on Friday...
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October
20,
2022
| 11:24 AM America/Chicago
Health systems across the country join together to encourage parents to ask about gun access and safety measures...
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October
12,
2022
| 16:32 PM America/Chicago
Dr. Johnston will serve as chief of cardiac surgery and surgical director of Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute...
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October
11,
2022
| 10:21 AM America/Chicago
CHICAGO – Oct. 11, 2022 – Unused or expired prescription medications are a public safety issue, leading to potential accidental poisoning, misuse and overdose. Northwestern Medicine will participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day by host...
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October
10,
2022
| 14:27 PM America/Chicago
Jason DePetris of Long Beach, California, set a personal record at the Chicago Marathon on Sunday, Oct. 9, and was reunited at the race with his Northwestern Medicine neurosurgeon...
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September
27,
2022
| 17:20 PM America/Chicago
Itasca firefighters transported 34-year-old Frank Nunez home to Crystal Lake, Illinois, along with his fiancé and family dog...
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September
26,
2022
| 10:00 AM America/Chicago
CHICAGO, Ill. – Sept. 26, 2022 – A new Northwestern Medicine study published in JAMA Pediatrics is the first of its kind to show that gender-affirming top surgery (mastectomy) is associated with significant improvement in chest dysphoria, gender cong...
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September
23,
2022
| 09:34 AM America/Chicago
Just three days after donating 60 percent of his liver to a complete stranger, Chris Staehlin had his first opportunity to joke around with the recipient, Dan Droszcz. The men met Aug. 27, hours before Staehlin was discharged from Northwestern Memori...
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September
19,
2022
| 15:34 PM America/Chicago
WHEATON, Ill. -  In 1972, Northwestern Medicine Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital admitted its first patient as a rehabilitation hospital. Over the past 50 years, Marianjoy has continued to evolve with state-of-the-art technology and innovative, evid...
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September
06,
2022
| 16:30 PM America/Chicago
Chicago, IL – As Grace Hinchman returns to school this fall, the Loyola University Chicago volleyball player is literally “one in a million.”In June, the 20-year-old from Geneva, Ill., was diagnosed with an extremely rare and catastrophic epilepsy co...
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August
31,
2022
| 11:35 AM America/Chicago
Obesity, smoking and physical inactivity increase the chances patients will not respond to cancer treatment and that cancer will recur...
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August
31,
2022
| 10:59 AM America/Chicago
Trial will investigate if Apple Watch can reduce reliance on blood thinners...
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August
29,
2022
| 09:30 AM America/Chicago
Brothers Stephen and Nicholas Kolpack attended the 4th of July parade in Highland Park because it was one of Stephen’s wife’s favorite childhood memories. They looked forward to continuing the tradition with their two young children, one-year-old Wya...
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August
26,
2022
| 17:05 PM America/Chicago
CHICAGO – When Tokoya Williams, MD, found a lump in her breast, the 30-year-old medical student didn’t realize her breast cancer journey would help her find a new path in medicine. Her experience as a patient led her to Northwestern Medicine for care...
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August
26,
2022
| 14:42 PM America/Chicago
GENEVA, Ill. - Northwestern Medicine’s Childbirth Education classes are now back in person and two exciting new classes have been added at Delnor Hospital in Geneva, Ill. Baby Yoga and Infant Massage are now available at both Central DuPage Hospital ...
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August
25,
2022
| 16:04 PM America/Chicago
CHICAGO – August 25, 2022 – Northwestern Medicine serves patients across more than 10,000 square miles of Northern Illinois. To better address the diverse needs of individual communities, Northwestern Memorial HealthCare launched a grant initiative t...
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August
16,
2022
| 16:22 PM America/Chicago
WARRENVILLE, Ill. -  Northwestern Medicine and the Warrenville Fire Protection District are collaborating to offer life-saving stroke diagnosis and treatment to residents of the western suburb. Northwestern Medicine’s Mobile Stroke Unit (MSU) can now...
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August
11,
2022
| 20:01 PM America/Chicago
After being hospitalized for 422 days at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 57-year-old Colette Hurd of Chicago is heading home after receiving Northwestern Medicine’s first positive crossmatch lung and kidney transplant.“I now call myself ‘Colette 2.0’...
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August
09,
2022
| 13:46 PM America/Chicago
ORLAND PARK, Ill. -  Northwestern Medicine is expanding oncology services in the south suburbs to bring world-class cancer care closer to where people live and work.  The new Northwestern Medicine Cancer Center Orland Park opened August 9, 2022, in S...
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July
25,
2022
| 23:05 PM America/Chicago
Northwestern Medicine hospitals are among “America’s Best Hospitals” in annual rankings ...
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July
25,
2022
| 14:23 PM America/Chicago
Chicago, IL --Since 2019, Micah J. Eimer, MD, cardiologist and medical director of the Northwestern Medicine Glenview, Evanston and Deerfield Outpatient Centers, has turned a local summer internship program into an international destination for colle...
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July
21,
2022
| 11:31 AM America/Chicago
LAKE FOREST, MCHENRY and HUNTLEY ILLINOIS--Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest, McHenry and Huntley Hospitals were recently selected as 1 of 240 hospitals nationwide to receive the National Cardiovascular Data Registry’s 2022 Chest Pain - MI Registry P...
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June
27,
2022
| 16:39 PM America/Chicago
ORLAND PARK, Ill. - A new Northwestern Medicine multi-specialty clinic is enhancing access to high-quality subspecialty care in the south suburbs. The 5,523-square-foot clinic, located in Suite 210, Northwestern Medicine Orland Park, 15300 West Avenu...
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June
27,
2022
| 12:53 PM America/Chicago
Bacteria stuck to a heart valve and flicked infected pieces into Jay Keller's brain causing a stroke...
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June
05,
2022
| 17:00 PM America/Chicago
LAKE FOREST, ILLINOIS - The Department of Nursing at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital launched a new program for graduates of North Chicago High School attending the College of Lake County in a health care career track. The Directing Youth ...
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June
01,
2022
| 17:00 PM America/Chicago
GENEVA, ILLINOIS - Construction fencing is going up this week for Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital’s expansion to its Cancer Center, located on the hospital campus at 304 Randall Road in Geneva. The expansion increases the size of the facility b...
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