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2024
February
13,
2024
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
Northwestern Memorial Hospital nurses print off the patient’s last few steady heartbeats from the EKG machine, place the sheet of paper in a glass bottle and attach a ribbon with the patient’s name...
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February
01,
2024
| 00:01 AM America/Chicago
Primary tumors of the heart impact less than .02% of the population
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2023
December
04,
2023
| 12:28 PM America/Chicago
After surviving his third liver transplant, a kidney transplant, brain surgery and numerous other complications, holiday celebrations mean more than ever this year to Will Fleming and his partner, Mary Wright. To the Wilmette couple, it doesn’t seem ...
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November
22,
2023
| 04:00 AM America/Chicago
An elementary school teacher had two double-lung transplants after a series of common respiratory infections destroyed her lungs, requiring her to be on ECMO for five months.
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November
09,
2023
| 13:04 PM America/Chicago
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute cardiologists established an advanced heart failure clinic at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center in Chicago
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November
08,
2023
| 01:00 AM America/Chicago
During an innovative procedure, surgeons removed 34-year-old Davey Bauer’s infected lungs, created an artificial lung to keep him alive, placed breast implants inside the chest cavity to keep the heart in place, and listed Bauer for a double-lung tra...
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November
07,
2023
| 14:38 PM America/Chicago
A new partnership based in Northwestern Medicine’s Comprehensive Transplant Center will help Chicago’s leading academic biomedical researchers deliver innovative treatments and technologies to patients faster. The Chicago Biomedical Consortium Hub fo...
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November
01,
2023
| 01:00 AM America/Chicago
First in Chicago to offer an innovative treatment plan outside of clinical trials for pregnant patients, as the CDC releases new guidelines for testing infants exposed to the virus during pregnancy
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October
19,
2023
| 13:15 PM America/Chicago
Patients who received acupuncture following heart valve surgery experienced reduction in post-operative atrial fibrillation and other postsurgical symptoms
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October
02,
2023
| 13:57 PM America/Chicago
The clinic offers personalized breast cancer care from a multidisciplinary Spanish-speaking team
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September
26,
2023
| 05:00 AM America/Chicago
17-year-old Josh Burton was turned down by more than 20 hospitals for a retransplant before making his way to Chicago where one set of doctors saved his life, and another set gave him the chance to live out his dream ...
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September
19,
2023
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
TEDxChicago will feature the artwork of Justin Fiala, MD, a Northwestern Medicine pulmonary and critical care specialist, who cared for COVID-19 patients throughout the pandemic
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August
31,
2023
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
After receiving new lungs, 64-year-old Dan Spees regained the ability to practice trumpet with the support of a Northwestern Medicine occupational therapist
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August
29,
2023
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
The Northwestern Medicine Canning Thoracic Institute Hispanic Program focuses on patients who prefer to communicate in Spanish and offers culturally competent medical care
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August
23,
2023
| 15:00 PM America/Chicago
Northwestern Medicine researchers suggest post-COVID clinics shouldn’t require a positive COVID-19 test to provide care for long-haulers
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August
10,
2023
| 10:00 AM America/Chicago
In the United States, more than 3.6 million reproductive-age women lack geographic access to an oncofertility center
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August
07,
2023
| 11:00 AM America/Chicago
Cook County Commissioner Dennis Deer and 27-year-old Yahaira Vega received the transplants within a few weeks of each other, marking the first time the surgeries were performed at Northwestern Medicine...
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July
31,
2023
| 23:02 PM America/Chicago
Northwestern Memorial Hospital is named to the national Honor Roll
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July
20,
2023
| 15:27 PM America/Chicago
A new Northwestern Medicine study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology and in collaboration with The Consortium of Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Researchers was the first to show that food allergies can trigger immune system re...
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July
20,
2023
| 11:30 AM America/Chicago
The five-week program will take place at The Joffrey Ballet's South Loop Studios
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July
20,
2023
| 08:32 AM America/Chicago
Surgeons and staff at Northwestern Memorial Hospital have performed their 2,500th liver transplant surgery, becoming the first health system in Illinois to reach this milestone. The hospital performed its first liver transplant surgery in 1993 and ha...
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July
13,
2023
| 09:00 AM America/Chicago
A new study published in the American Journal of Medicine reports key findings from more than 1,800 patients who were evaluated during the first 21 months at the Northwestern Medicine Comprehensive COVID-19 Center with neurology, pulmonology and card...
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June
26,
2023
| 07:01 AM America/Chicago
During his stroke workup at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Alex McKeown was found to have an aortic root aneurysm and a bicuspid aortic valve (BAV), which affects about 1% of the population
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June
07,
2023
| 17:10 PM America/Chicago
The New England Journal of Medicine study highlights potential for widening the heart donor pool 
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May
30,
2023
| 14:14 PM America/Chicago
Patients in suburban Chicago now have better access to world-class liver transplant care through a new department at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. It is the first time Northwestern Medicine has extended inpatient transplant care beyo...
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May
25,
2023
| 12:45 PM America/Chicago
Lurie Cancer Center held the first celebration in 1993
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May
11,
2023
| 12:07 PM America/Chicago
Community members will receive free kidney and diabetes screenings and learn more about issues that affect their health at the Celebrating the Health of Mothers and Families Health Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 13 at Imani Village, 901 E....
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May
10,
2023
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
Physicians who performed colonoscopies assisted by artificial intelligence achieved a 13 percent increase in the detection and removal of colorectal polyps, according to new research by Northwestern Medicine shared May 9 at the Digestive Diseases Wee...
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April
27,
2023
| 14:55 PM America/Chicago
It’s hard to say who was more taken aback by Chicago pastor Brenda Bravatty’s pancreatic cancer diagnosis: Brenda or Rajesh Keswani, MD, MS, an interventional gastroenterologist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Brenda felt perfectly healthy when sh...
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April
26,
2023
| 15:44 PM America/Chicago
When Kathy Fiandaca and Daniel Ganger, MD, met nearly 35 years ago, she was a single mom who had been told her liver would fail by the time she was 30. He was a young transplant hepatologist who looked her in the eye as she shared her worst fear, tha...
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