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2011 Press Releases

Our press releases showcase the most recent news about programs, events, medical breakthroughs and announcements at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

2011 Press Releases

Seven Years Following Epilepsy Surgery, Chicago Man Remains Seizure Free- 12/22/2011

Northwestern Employees Distribute Holiday Gifts at Jenner Elementary Academy of the Arts -12/21/2011

Northwestern Researchers Trial New Device that May Support Improved Newborn Health -12/21/2011

Young Mother, Beloved Father Share Special Bond Following Paired Kidney Transplant -12/19/2011

New Predictor of Heart Attack and Stroke -12/19/2011

Keep Stress from Managing You in the New Year -12/19/2011

Researchers Seek Additional Participants for Landmark Parkinson's Disease Study- 12/19/2011

Don't Be SAD -- Tips for Battling Seasonal Affective Disorder -12/14/2011

Local Man Turns Parkinson's Diagnosis into Mission to Find a Cure- 12/14/2011

Staying Healthy Through the Holidays-12/13/2011

Treatment Offers an Alternative to Amputation for Patients with Advanced Skin Cancer-12/13/2011

Why Women Quit Breast Cancer Drugs Early-12/09/2011

Northwestern Memorial Recognized as one of the Nation's Top Hospitals -12/06/2011

Chicago Mayor Visits Northwestern Memorial, Announces Shared Goal for Healthcare Leadership and Economic Growth -12/02/2011

Northwestern Nurse Named Magnet Nurse of the Year-11/18/2011

On Track to Getting Even Fatter- 11/16/2011

Today's Teens Will Die Younger of Heart Disease- 11/16/2011

Northwestern's New Cardiology Unit Targets Continuum of Care for Heart Patients- 11/14/2011

Northwestern Executive Administration Leaders Elected and Honored by Local and National Organizations -11/10/11

Nov. 9, 2011 Declared Steven T. Rosen Day in Chicago-11/08/11

Dead of Winter is Tough on Arthritis Sufferers-11/03/11

New Center Aims to Reduce Health Disparities for Latinos, African Americans-11/01/11

Change How You Prepare for the Time Change -11/01/11

Training the Next Generation -11/01/11

Northwestern Memorial HealthCare and Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare Enter into Exclusive Affiliation Discussions- 10/27/2011

Stay Healthy This Flu Season-10/24/11

Third Annual Minds Matter Benefit Raises More Than $800,000 to Support Brain Tumor Research-10/20/2011

Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital Win Consumer Choice Awards-10/17/2011

Compassion Leaves Lasting Impression on Lung Cancer Patient- 10/14/2011

Northwestern Expands Liver Transplant Services into Quad Cities -10/10/2011

Planning for Life Beyond a Cancer Diagnosis- 10/04/2011

Chicago Marathon Medical Director Offers Tips for a Healthy Race Day-09/30/2011

Northwestern Memorial Recognized as a National Leader for Delivering Quality Care-09/28/2011

Northwestern's Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute: Proud of our Clinical Outcomes - 09/27/2011

Northwestern's Vice President of Communications Will Lead American Hospital Association's Healthcare Strategy in 2013 - 09/23/11

Northwestern Hosts Annual Parkinson's Disease Patient-Family Symposium- 09/21/2011

Clinical Trial Examines Remote Monitoring of Heart Failure Progression- 09/20/2011

Integrative Wellness Helps Women Achieve Optimal Health -09/20/2011

Lurie Cancer Center Hosts 11th Annual Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Town Hall Meeting - 09/19/2011

Early Detection is Key in the Fight Against Ovarian Cancer

Northwestern Memorial Named Among the 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers for the 12th Consecutive Year -09/15/2011

Dr. Terrance Peabody Joins Northwestern as New Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery- 09/12/2011

Freeze and Desist: Disabling Cardiac Cells That Can Cause Arrhythmia - 09/12/2011

Reinventing Inpatient Psychiatry -09/06/11

Third Annual Minds Matter Benefit Supports Brain Tumor Research and Programs - 08/31/2011 

Major ALS Breakthrough - 08/23/2011

Late-Summer Mosquitoes May Pose Health Risk - 08/23/2011

Incisionless Surgery Now Available as an Investigational Treatment for Esophageal Disorder - 08/22/2011

Northwestern Memorial Kidney Transplant Program Has Record Year - 08/17/2011

New Approach to Thyroid Surgery Eliminate Neck Scar - 08/15/2011

Surviving High-risk Cardiovascular Surgery at the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute: Better than National Trends - 8/14/2011

New Imaging Test Gives Physicians Better Tool to Diagnose Parkinson's Disease - 08/08/2011

Prepare Kids Early for a Healthy School Year- 08/08/2011

Program Offers Students a Head Start on Careers in Medicine - 08/01/2011

Concussion Symposium Draws Statewide Audience for Dialogue on Safe Play in Youth Sports - 07/28/2011

Northwestern Medicine™ Encourages Safe Play through Concussion Symposium - 07/22/2011

Northwestern Memorial No. 1 in Chicago and Among America's Best Hospitals in U.S. News & World Report 2011 Rankings - 07/19/2011

The Cardiology and Heart Surgery Program at the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute Ranks 16th in the Nation According to U.S. News and World Report- 07/19/2011

Northwestern Memorial Honored for Leadership in Quality Improvement - 07/18/2011

New Therapy Provides Hope for Millions of People Suffering from Bowel Incontinence - 07/18/2011

Popular Herbal Supplements May Adversely Affect Chemotherapy Treatment - 07/13/2011

Communication Training Provides Healing Touch - 07/11/2011

Stem Cell Therapy for Heart Disease Reduces Chest Pain, Increases Exercise Tolerance - 07/07/2011

Pilot’s Dream Comes True Thanks to New Robotic Surgery - 07/05/2011

CT Scans Unleash a Breakthrough in Catching Early Stage Lung Cancer - 06/29/2011

Diabetes Collaborative Honored for Improving Community Care - 06/29/2011

Summertime Fare without a Side of Guilt - 06/28/2011

Chicago Blackhawks Players Visit Heart Transplant Patient - 06/27/2011

Thousands Run in Support of Brain Tumor Research - 06/10/2011

Staying Safe as Temperatures Soar - 06/07/2011

The Auxiliary Board of Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Chicago Magazine Present the 11th Annual Summer Lovin’ Event - 06/06/2011

Parkinson's Patients Sing in Tune with Creative Arts Therapy - 06/06/2011

New iPhone App Tells Doctors How to Save Cancer Patients' Fertility - 06/02/2011

Patient Warns of Tanning Risks after Beating Melanoma - 05/31/2011

Five Ways to Protect Your Skin this Summer - 05/31/2011

Courageous Student Focused on Next Chapter of Life Following Brain Surgery - 05/23/2011

Lurie Cancer Center Walk Celebrates Survival - 05/23/2011

Researchers Discover Link between Obesity Gene and Breast Cancer - 05/23/2011

Nation’s Second Participant Enrolls in Human Embryonic Stem Cell Trial - 05/10/2011

Pancreas and Islet Cell Transplantation Offers Hope for Type-1 Diabetics - 05/03/2011

A "Guardian Angel" to Watch Over Your Heart - 04/26/2011

Minimally Invasive Valve Replacement May be as Effective as Open-Heart Surgery for Some Patients - 04/21/2011

Advanced Care Planning Makes Wishes Clear, Putting Patients and Families at Ease - 04/15/2011

Northwesterm Memorial First in Nation to Receive Carotid Stenting Accreditation- 04/12/2011

Radiation at Time of Lumpectomy May Offer Faster, More Precise Treatment for Breast Cancer - 04/12/2011

New Prostate Cancer Test Gives More Accurate Diagnosis -04/07/2011

Treatment of Barrett's Esophagus May Lower Risk of Esophageal Cancer -04/04/2011

Northwestern Memorial Ranks No. 1 in New U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Metro Ranking- 03/30/2011

MS Program Earns National Designation- 03/29/2011

Northwestern Memorial Honored as one of the Nation’s 100 Top Hospitals -03/29/2011

New Clinic Offers Specialized Care for Patients at High Risk for Developing Colorectal Cancer-03/29/2011

Millions to Experience Allergy Symptoms this Spring -03/20/2011

Magellan Development Spring Half Marathon, 10K and Junior Dash to Benefit Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute - 03/17/2011 

More than 300 Northwestern Physicians Honored as "Best Doctors in America" - 03/17/2011

Northwestern Medicine Physician Teams Up With Sports Broadcaster to Shut Out Prostate Cancer - 03/16/2011

Northwestern Memorial Named Among Top Companies for Executive Women - 03/15/2011

Early Detection is Key in the Fight Against Colorectal Cancer -03/14/2011

Surgery Without External Scars Gains Traction - 03/09/2011

Don't Lose Sleep Over Daylight Savings Time - 03/09/2011

Northwestern Memorial Participates in Hustle up the Hancock 2011 - 03/03/2011

MS Program Earns National Designation - 03/01/2011

Fellow Churchgoers Share More than Just Their Faith- 2/28/2011

A Helping Paw: Trained Therapy Dogs Aid with Chronically Ill Patients- 2/28/2011

Menopausal Hot Flashes May be a Good Sign for Heart Health - 2/24/2011

Go Hard or Go Home: Determination Despite Cardiovascular Disease - 02/23/2011

Everyday Heroes: William J. Mosley II, MD - 02/16-/2011

After Beating Leukemia, Patient Strives to Help Others- 02/15/2011

Tiered Approach Offers Atrial Fibrillation Patients Better Chance for Cure-02/15/2011

Prevention: Best Weapon in the Arsenal to Combat Cardiovascular Disease - 02/09/2011

Chocolate Has a Special Place in Your Heart - 02/09/2011

Northwestern Memorial Hospital Joins National Anti-Violence Strategy- 02/08/2011

Helping Hands Serve Patients During Historic Blizzard - 02/03/2011

Important Updates on Northwestern Blizzard Response - 02/01/2011

Cardiac Patients Prescribed Laughter, Fun Following Surgery - 02/01/2011

Hearts a Bluhm - 02/01/2011

Public Art Exhibit and Consumer Education Campaign, "Hearts a Bluhm," unveiled on Michigan Avenue February 1, 2011 - 01/31/2011

NFL Linemen Recover from Back Surgery, and so can You - 01/27/2011

Northwestern and Lively Film Experts Demystify Menopause - 01/27/2011

Northwestern Medicine Unveils New Program in Psychiatric Chronotherapy - 01/24/2011

Don't Get Tackled by Heartburn when Rooting for the Bears- 01/20/2011

Coldest Air in Sight, Physicians Remind Chicagoans to Take Extra Precaution - 01/20/2011

Northwestern Names New Chief of Cardiology- 01/17/2011

Individuals with Partial Hearing Loss May Benefit from Hybrid Cochlear Implant-01/10/2011

Northwestern Names New Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery- 01/3/2011

Resolve to be Heart Healthy in 2011- 01/3/2011

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