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2024
February
26,
2024
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
A typical resting heart rate for an adult is 60 to 100 beats per minute. Beth Jones’ heart rate would soar to 180 beats per minute and stay that high for hours, even while just sitting on the couch. The school administrator from St. Charles was suffe...
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February
20,
2024
| 09:59 AM America/Chicago
Andrew DeLuca woke up with back pain a day after moving an air conditioner unit. Within hours he was close to death. The 82-year-old from Tinley Park didn’t realize he had a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), a condition with a survival rate o...
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2023
November
20,
2023
| 16:07 PM America/Chicago
Cardiac MRI is now available at Northwestern Medicine Palos Hospital. The versatile tool is used to diagnose many cardiac conditions and is the best test available to understand in full detail the structure of the heart.Northwestern Medicine’s imagin...
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November
10,
2023
| 12:18 PM America/Chicago
Residents in and around Mokena now have easier access to nationally ranked Northwestern Medicine Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute physicians. New cardiology services are now available at Northwestern Medicine Mokena, located at 21202 South Owens Road.G...
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October
02,
2023
| 12:30 PM America/Chicago
PALOS HEIGHTS, Ill. -  Former chef and restaurant owner Daniel Greco could no longer work due to his severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).  The Oak Lawn resident was so out of breath that even taking a shower was difficult. Following a...
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August
16,
2023
| 12:07 PM America/Chicago
Last spring, 70-year-old Starr Ooms required several hospitalizations for shortness of breath. She thought it might be panic attacks, but when she learned it was congestive heart failure that caused even more anxiety. Her father and grandfather had d...
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July
19,
2023
| 08:37 AM America/Chicago
PALOS HEIGHTS, Ill. -  Northwestern Medicine Palos Hospital has achieved Advanced Primary Stroke Center Certification by The Joint Commission, the nation’s oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in healthcare. Offered in collaborat...
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June
05,
2023
| 12:37 PM America/Chicago
PALOS HEIGHTS, Ill. -  Getting discharged from a hospital can be stressful on a patient and their family. Northwestern Medicine Palos Hospital recognizes this and created a new Discharge Lounge to provide a smoother transition home, improve patient t...
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April
20,
2023
| 17:09 PM America/Chicago
PALOS HEIGHTS, Ill. -  As 89-year-old Jack Heafey pushes a cart through the hallways of Northwestern Medicine Palos Hospital he is quick with a joke, a pleasantry or a pat on the back to every person he encounters. He knows the hallways well. Over th...
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February
01,
2023
| 09:33 AM America/Chicago
PALOS HEIGHTS, Ill. – Feb. 1, 2023 – Cardiovascular disease is the leading killer of women in the United States, causing more deaths than all forms of cancer combined. Among females 20 years and older, nearly 45% are living with some form of cardiova...
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January
23,
2023
| 14:29 PM America/Chicago
Orland Park, Ill. – The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a quality program administered by the American College of Surgeons (ACS), has granted accredited status to Northwestern Medicine Palos Hospital and the Northwestern Me...
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2022
December
13,
2022
| 12:15 PM America/Chicago
PALOS HEIGHTS, Ill. - Northwestern Medicine Palos Hospital will now be home to the new Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute Outpatient Cardiology Clinic. Opening to patients on December 14, the clinic will feature 16 exam rooms — with two designed as “Clin...
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December
02,
2022
| 14:55 PM America/Chicago
PALOS HEIGHTS, Ill. - If a spot on the lung is detected via imaging, patients want to know as quickly as possible if it is serious and what the next steps are. Many patients currently require multiple biopsies prior to a lung cancer diagnosis, which ...
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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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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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