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View previous medical stories featuring experts from Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

Chicago Tribune

Youth heart screenings offer reassurance for parents

  • September 10, 2010- Robert Bonow, MD, chief of the division of cardiology, comments on sudden cardiac death screenings among chidlren.

New York Times

For Most, Implants Beat Dentures, but at a Price

  • July 30, 2010 - Robert Pick, MD, otolaryngology/dental oral surgery, comments on dental implants.


ABC News.com

Contrave Diet Pill Safe and Effective… So Far

  • July 30, 2010 - Robert Kushner, MD, internal medicine, comments on the availability of safe and effective weight loss pills.


ABC 7 News

Healthbeat Report: Mammogram alternatives

  • July 29, 2010 – Radiologist Ellen Mendelson, MD, comments on a study involving 3D technology to better detect breast cancer.

 

US News & World Report

Vaginal Delivery May be OK After C-Section

  • July 21, 2010 - William Grobman, MD, maternal fetal medicine, is a co-author of new guidelines on vaginal birth after C-section and emphasizes the importance of shared decision-making between the physician and patient.

 


Chicago Tribune Local

Doctor Elected President of Illinois State Neurological Society

  • July 20, 2010 - Christopher Getch, MD, neurological surgery, was recently elected to serve a two-year term as President of the Illinois State Neurological Society.


ABC 7 News

‘Shrek’ actor’s family welcomes baby girl

  • July 16, 2010 - Northwestern Memorial’s Prentice Women’s Hospital was mentioned about the birth of a baby girl to the actor playing Shrek in Shrek the Musical and his wife.


Chicago Tribune

Suburban Hospital Scores Cleveland Clinic Deal

  • July 16, 2010 - Patrick McCarthy, MD, chief of cardiothoracic surgery and director of the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, comments on the volumes and capabilities of Northwestern Memorial’s heart program.

 

US News & World Report

America’s Best Hospitals 2010

  • July 15, 2010 - Northwestern Memorial Hospital is rated in 12 of 16 specialty areas, including Cancer, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Digestive Disorders, Ear, Nose and Throat, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Heart & Heart Surgery, Kidney Disease, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Urology.


Woman’s Day

Home Remedies Around the World

  • July 15, 2010 - Judy Fulop, MS, ND, NMPG’s Center for Integrative Medicine & Wellness, offers suggestions for natural remedies for common health problems.


WebMD

Excess weight on hips linked to memory loss

  • July 15, 2010 – Internist Diana Kerwin, MD, comments on study results showing that obesity hurts female memory and the trend is worse with pear-shaped bodies.



Chicago Tribune

New government report raises questions about CT scans at Illinois hospitals

  • July 11, 2010 - Charles Davidson, MD, chief, cardiac catheterization lab and medical director of the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute comments on readmission rates for heart failure patients.



New York Times Well Blog

Phys Ed: Your Brain on Exercise

  • July 7, 2010 - Jack Kessler, MD, chair, department of neurology, comments on his research testing exercise and brain development in mice.
     

 

New York Times Well Blog

Recalibrated Formula Eases Women’s Workouts

  • July 5, 2010 - Martha Gulati, MD, associate medical director of the Center for Women's Cardiovascular Health at the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, dsicusses a new equation to calculate the peak heart rate in women over 35.
     

 

Chicago Tribune

Once nearly broken, Haitian earthquake survivor ready to give back

  • July 5, 2010 – A spinal cord injury victim treated at Northwestern Memorial Hospital returns home to Haiti.



Chicago Sun-Times

Health records in a snap

  • July 3, 2010 - Lee Francis, MD, internal medicine, comments on the development and implementation of electronic health records at Erie Family Health Center.



Today’s Chicago Woman

The Healthiest Foods for Women

  • July - Hannah El-Amin, RD, LD, CDE, NMPG’s Center for Integrative Medicine & Wellness, provides tips and nutrition information for a variety of foods.


 

 

Last UpdateJune 20, 2012
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