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April 23, 2014
Huffington Post
Ask Healthy Living: Can You Catch The Same Cold Twice?

April 22, 2014
Health Canal
In death, father saves the lives of five of his children

April 22, 2014
ABC News
How to Sleep Like You're On Vacation

April 22, 2014
Newswire
Do Men Go Through Menopause? Author Reveals The Top 7 Symptoms of Male Menopause

April 22, 2014
Fox News
3 real-life success stories from high-tech diets

April 21, 2014
Chicago Tribune
New study: Essure less effective than tubal ligation at preventing pregnancy

April 21, 2014
The Washington Post
Understanding vertigo, and what to do if you have it

April 21, 2014
News-Medical
Northwestern Medicine study provides new insights on tissue scarring in scleroderma

April 21, 2014
Medical Xpress
Evidence points to potential benefits of polypill for heart health

April 20, 2014
Nigerian Tribune
7 causes of dry skin

April 18, 2014
Huffington Post
11 Things You Should Know About Piercings

April 18, 2014
Healio
Atopic dermatitis, warts associated with increased risk for infection

April 17, 2014
Chicago Tonight
Organ Transplants

April 17, 2014
Everyday Health
The Gymnast With RA: Caroline's Story

April 17, 2014
Allergic Living
How to Save your Marriage from Food Allergy Stress

April 16, 2014
ABC News 10
How Can You Make Sure Your Care Wishes are Met if You Can't Speak Up?

April 16, 2014
Times-Post
Illinois Sen. Kirk calls for more stroke research funding at meeting with Chicago-area doctors

April 14, 2014
Medical Physics Web
Y-90 promising for treating breast cancer

April 14, 2014
USA Today
Depression risks increase for young dads

April 13, 2014
Daily Herald
Tight wedding ring, other subtle changes pointed to tumor

April 13, 2014
Yahoo! Voices
Menopause: Preventative Measures to Avoid Common Complications

April 12, 2014
Chicago Sun-Times
Polio vaccine: The shots felt ’round the world

April 11, 2014
WBBM Radio
With Growing Transplant Waitlists, Doctors Seek More Organ Donors

April 11, 2014
CAP Today
HPV primary screening for cervical cancer—an interview with Ritu Nayar, MD

April 10, 2014
MesotheliomaHelp.com
Advances, Future of Lung Cancer Care Brings Hope to Pleural Mesothelioma Patients

April 9, 2014
CBS 2
Former Bulls GM Williams Battling Rare Form Of Blood Cancer

April 8, 2014
KTAL-TV
Viagra may boost risk of deadly skin cancer, study finds

April 8, 2014
Health
11 Unexpected Spring Allergy Triggers

April 8, 2014
MedPage Today
Stroke: Is lack of a monitoring recommendation a limitation to new oral anticoagulants?

April 8, 2014
fitbie
The 8 Biggest Belly Bloaters

April 7, 2014
The Boston Globe
Are cardiologists refusing to follow new cholesterol recommendations?

April 7, 2014
Fox News
Childhood eczema may last into adulthood, study says

April 6, 2014
Chicago Tribune
Becky Vinehout, stylist helps surgical patients

April 4, 2014
Headline & Global News
Stroke Risk 8 Times Higher In Young Insomniacs

April 4, 2014
PharmaBiz
Syneron receives CE Mark indication for its Sublative technology to treat stretch marks & acne scars

April 4, 2014
How Stuff Works
How Biomechatronics Works

April 3, 2014
CBSNews
Morning sunshine may help you stay slim

April 1, 2014
Yahoo! News
Northwestern Medicine Launches New Lung Transplant Program

April 1, 2014
Forbes
New Novartis Heart Failure Drug Might Be A Blockbuster

April 1, 2014
Phys Org
Northwestern study tests drug against Parkinson's disease

April 1, 2014
CBS 46
Studies find new drugs greatly lower cholesterol

March 31, 2014
Education Week
Schools increasingly check students for obesity

March 28, 2014
Fox News
Knee arthritis more likely after ACL reconstruction

March 27, 2014
WOGX-TV
Woman to undergo stem cell procedure to treat multiple sclerosis

March 27, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Do you take statins? If not, you may have to

March 26, 2014
Cancer Network
Sunitinib-Related Fatigue Occurs Early in RCC Treatment

March 26, 2014
News Medical
TG2 protein is a key mediator in Porphyromonas gingivalis infection, study finds

March 25, 2014
Phys Org
Synthetic biologists break new ground in medicine, energy

March 25, 2014
Imaging Technology News
Study Shows Heart Scans Not Always Useful in Prescribing Statins

March 25, 2014
Health Communities
Tips for Managing Symptoms of Parkinson's

March 24, 2014
WebMD
Targeted Radiation for Advanced Breast Cancer

March 20, 2014
Modern Healthcare
Researchers identify 'bendopnea' as new symptom for heart failure

March 20, 2014
Bioscience Technology
Catching the Early Spread of Breast Cancer

March 20, 2014
Morningstar
UPDATE: The cure for reducing medical errors: communication

March 19, 2014
Medpage Today
Tanezumab Eases OA Pain, Safety Still an Issue

March 19, 2014
SBWire
Abnormalities in Brain Axons Predict Chronic Pain

March 19, 2014
Greater Kashmir
Basics Of Weight Training

March 18, 2014
The Weather Channel
15 Health Facts You're Getting Wrong

March 18, 2014
The Huffington Post
These 'Gross' Things Are Actually Pretty Harmless

March 17, 2014
News Daily
Review questions the effects of dietary fats on heart disease

March 15, 2014
The Daily Beast
Can Vaginal Gels And Female Condoms Prevent HIV?

March 14, 2014
CBS News
Surgeons use 3D technology in brain surgery

March 14, 2014
Chicago Tribune
Cholesterol test now recommended for kids 9 to 11

March 14, 2014
Life Script
Menopause Myths Facts About Hot Flashes, Sex, Weight Gain

March 12, 2014
New York Times
Quitting Smoking Linked to Improved Mood

March 12, 2014
MedPage
CardioBuzz: Why a Selected HF Trial Population Is a Good Thing

March 12, 2014
Bright Surf
Lessons learned managing geriatric patients offer framework for improved care

March 10, 2014
Make it Better
What to Know Before Starting a Juice Cleanse

March 10, 2014
NewsRx
Northwestern Medicine New Procedure Helps Patients with Severe Asthma Breathe Easier

March 9, 2014
Chicago Tribune
26 died from cold this year - Figure not as bad as health professionals feared

March 7, 2014
Medical Xpress
New theory on cause of endometriosis

March 5, 2014
WebMD
Trying to Conceive? Lose Extra Weight First

March 5, 2014
Becker's Spine Review
Minimally Invasive vs. Open Spine Surgery: Where the Field is Headed

March 4, 2014
ABC News
Alzheimer's Buddy Program Pairs Patients, Students

March 4, 2014
Modern Healthcare
Resident work-hour limits, patient safety examined

March 4, 2014
Science Codex
Gonorrhea infections start from exposure to seminal fluid

March 4, 2014
Community
Eating Nuts During Pregnancy Might Prevent Kids’ Allergies

March 3, 2014
Azo Robotics
LINQ Insertable Cardiac Monitor System Enables Remote Monitoring for Abnormal Heart Rhythms

March 3, 2014
CBS 2
Are 'Selfies' Spreading Lice?

February 28, 2014
Make It Better
Ditch the Safari Suit: Stylish Sun-Protective Clothing

February 28, 2014
ABC News
5 Easy Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy

February 27, 2014
Reuters
New Procedure Helps Patients with Severe Asthma Breathe Easier

February 27, 2014
News-Medical
New prostate cancer screening method combines existing tests to increase accuracy

February 27, 2014
Forbes
American Heart Association Launches Accelerator To Find Internal Game Changers

February 27, 2014
Liberty Voice
Bipolar Women Face Unique Challenges During Pregnancy

February 26, 2014
Chicago Health Online
FDA’s Approval of New Painkiller Highlights U.S. Opioid Addiction

February 26, 2014
Gov Tech
Health Care Goes High-Tech

February 26, 2014
The Huffington Post
Am I Going Through Menopause At 35?

February 26, 2014
Health Canal
Northwestern Medicine researchers offer relief for severe facial pain

February 25, 2014
WGN-TV
New test means new way to fight prostate cancer

February 25, 2014
Inside Science
Exercise Improves Sleep – But Takes Time

February 24, 2014
Shape
Do Women Need More Sleep Than Men?

February 23, 2014
Sioux City Journal
Lifestyle Choices for a Healthier Heart

February 23, 2014
Living Healthy Chicago
HPV Vaccine: What You Should Know

February 21, 2014
Yahoo!Shine
6 Scary Things You Might Hear at Your Next OB-GYN Appointment (and Why You Shouldn't Freak Out)

February 21, 2014
Alabama Public Radio
Ads Focused On A Few Drug Risks Might Make Them Memorable

February 20, 2014
Becker's Spine Review
Is Outpatient Spine Surgery a Positive Trend? 5 Spine Surgeons Weigh In

February 19, 2014
OncLive
Dendritic Vaccine Improves Survival in Recurrent Glioblastoma

February 19, 2014
Boston Globe
Snow shovel — and shoveling — tips

February 19, 2014
Toronto Star
Research mounts to show ‘sitting is the new smoking’

February 17, 2014
Medpage Today
Brain Stimulation Aids Post-Stroke Arm Recovery

February 17, 2014
The Daily Mail
Tiny beads injected into your bloodstream that stop heart attack scarring

February 17, 2014
Science Mag
Improving Your Work-Life Balance

February 16, 2014
Care2
Glowing Fruit Flies and Other Unusual Ways to Fight Cancer

February 14, 2014
AzoNano
Nanodiamond-Drug Compound Embedded in Contact Lenses May Help Improve Treatment for Glaucoma

February 14, 2014
Fox News
Math saving lives: New models help address kidney organ donation shortages

February 13, 2014
Health Canal
New Imaging Technique Can Diagnose Common Heart Condition

February 13, 2014
Olive Oil Times
Mediterranean Diet May Protect the Heart More than a Low-Fat Diet

February 11, 2014
The Washington Post
How much do sex differences matter in sports?

February 11, 2014
WGN-TV
Protecting skin from winter weather

February 10, 2014
SFARI
Drug calms overly excitable brains in autism rodent models

February 10, 2014
Morningstar
Broadview Ventures Invests in Novel Stroke Drug Company Remedy Pharmaceuticals

February 10, 2014
Crain's Chicago Business
Hot's not just for yoga anymore

February 9, 2014
60 Minutes
Sex matters: Drugs can affect sexes differently

February 7, 2014
Chicago Health Online
Simplifying patient communication can lead to better health outcomes

February 6, 2014
News Medical
Randomized trial shows injecting anesthetic near nerve bundle reduces troublesome hot flashes

February 6, 2014
Becker's Spine Review
Biggest Avenues for 2014 Spine Industry Growth: MIS, Biologics & More

February 6, 2014
Lake Forester
Lake Forest transplant recipient offers advice during Heart Awareness Month

February 5, 2014
Medpage Today
Non-valvular Afib - What works, What Doesn’t

February 5, 2014
WHEC
Do you remember events as they actually happened?

February 4, 2014
NPR
Higher Blood Pressure At 18 Means Hardening Arteries At 40

February 4, 2014
Chicago Sun Times
On a mission

February 3, 2014
Naperville
Natural Sleeping Aids—Nutrients that help you sleep more soundly

January 31, 2014
The Weather Channel
Concussions and Cold Weather: Do Plunging Temperatures Make Head Injuries More Likely?

January 30, 2014
Science Blog
Get all shivery to lose weight

January 30, 2014
The Atlantic
Why Can't We Prevent Alzheimer's?

January 29, 2014
Daily Northwestern
Feinberg professor involved in successful chemotherapy alternative for leukemia

January 29, 2014
Huffington Post
10 Ways To Prevent Sleep-Related Weight Gain

January 28, 2014
CBS Chicago
Doctors: Winter Can Be Depressing, But Rarely Seriously

January 28, 2014
WHBF-TV
Cold weather health issues

January 27, 2014
Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Patch
When Temperatures Drop, Beware of Frostbite

January 27, 2014
Drugs.com
Medac Pharma, Inc. Secures FDA Acceptance of a New Drug Application (NDA) for Methotrexate-Containing Autopen

January 26, 2014
WGN-TV
Extreme cold hits Chicago for second time this year

January 26, 2014
Health Canal
Heart Attack Damage is Slashed With Microparticle Therapy

January 24, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Soak your cares away — it's terrific and scientific

January 24, 2014
Parents.com
Dealing with Pregnancy Brain

January 23, 2014
MSN Healthy Living
Is the Stethoscope Living on Borrowed Time?

January 23, 2014
Yahoo!News
New Minimally-Invasive Surgery Treats Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

January 22, 2014
New York Times blog
When They Don’t Know They Are Ill

January 22, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Are you sitting down? Your heart failure risk is higher

January 22, 2014
Chicago Sun-Times
City’s flu cases hit higher peak than last season

January 21, 2014
News Medical
Agenus' Prophage vaccine Phase 2 study hailed in Neuro-Oncology journal

January 21, 2014
OncLive
Gradishar Provides Insight into New Breast Cancer Treatments

January 19, 2014
Gym Talk Clothing
Exercising Women Gain Less Weight Than Men

January 17, 2014
NBC-5
Patient Kept Awake During Brain Surgery

January 17, 2014
Science World Report
Could Microparticle Therapy Change Treatment for Heart Attacks?

January 17, 2014
The Boston Globe
Finding a way to erase harmful memories

January 16, 2014
HT Health
Can heavier people really be healthier?

January 15, 2014
Chicago Tonight
Web Extra: Risks & Benefits of E-Cigarettes

January 15, 2014
USA Today
New therapy tries to repair damage in heart attacks

January 14, 2014
Reuters
Northwestern Medicine Works To Help Adults Suffering From Scoliosis

January 14, 2014
Space Coast Daily
What’s More Important, A Bit More Sleep Or Exercise?

January 14, 2014
Public News Service of Illinois
Report: Alcohol Use Should Be a Doctor's-Office Discussion

January 13, 2014
The Boston Globe
Does eating late really make you gain weight?

January 10, 2014
Physics
Focus: Bleaching Cleans Up Cell Imagesp

January 9, 2014
Yahoo! News
Don't Let Flu Myths Keep You From Staying Healthy as Flu Season Ramps Up

January 9, 2014
Medical Xpress
Testing whether vitamin D delays onset of diabetes

January 8, 2014
YottaFire
Wayne State researchers discover specific inhibitor for rheumatoid arthritis treatment

January 8, 2014
NewsRX
Northwestern Medicine surgeon working to eliminate common side effects of spine surgery

January 7, 2014
Chicago Tribune
Cold not all bad - Upside could include harm to pests, protection of plants, lower crime, lower weight

January 7, 2014
PlasticSurgery.org
Cosmetic Outcomes after Breast-Conserving Therapy May Vary by Race

January 6, 2014
Chicago Tribune
Frostbite, hypothermia among Chicago weather risks

January 6, 2014
WGN TV
Dangerous temps mean dangerous injuries: How to protect yourself

January 3, 2014
Reuters
Northwestern Medicine Helps Parkinson's Patients Fight Back

January 2, 2014
MedImaging
Mammography Screening Intervals May Affect Breast Cancer Prognosis

January 2, 2014
Chicago Tribune
Shoveling Snow? Learn to Protect Your Back from Injury

December 31, 2013
Bicycling
5 Motivation Tricks to Lose Weight

December 30, 2013
Omaha Morning Blend
Guidelines to get started on a heart healthy new year!

December 30, 2013
Bayou Buzz
New evidence that computers change the way we learn

December 29, 2013
Pakistan Today
The Best Way to Conquer Fear? Sleep on It

December 27, 2013
YottaFire
Minimally invasive surgery for paraesophageal hernia is 'revolutionary' – but experts still differ on

December 27, 2013
The Almagest
A better way to track your every move

December 27, 2013
Daily Herald
Longtime Geneva friends encourage kidney swaps

December 26, 2013
Holland Sentinel.com
Bah humbug: Heart woes can spike this time of year

December 26, 2013
Good Morning America
Dad Loses 40 Pounds To Become Daughter's Liver Donor

December 25, 2013
YottaFire
Two-item questionnaire proves to be a valid depression screening tool for radiation therapy patients

December 23, 2013
The Wall Street Journal
Study: Eating Nuts in Pregnancy May Lower a Child's Allergy Risk

December 23, 2013
MarketWatch
Northwestern Medicine surgeon working to eliminate common side effects of spine surgery

December 20, 2013
Good Housekeeping
9 Health Problems You're Not Too Young to Worry About

December 19, 2013
The Wall Street Journal
Study Shows Robotic-Assisted Prostate Surgery Reduces Hospital Readmission and Complication Rates Compared to Open Surgery.

December 19, 2013
The Boston Globe
Blood pressure guidelines raised

December 19, 2013
Yahoo!Shine
The 10 Best Resolutions to Make This Year

December 18, 2013
The Almagest
Researchers study new heart valve that doesn’t require open-heart surgery

December 18, 2013
Crain's Chicago
What to Know about Cancer Screening Tests

December 18, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Doctors Eye Cancer Risk in Uterine Procedure

December 17, 2013
Individual.com
Northwestern Medicine Orthopaedic Experts Give Tips on Avoiding Winter Injuries

December 17, 2013
Good Housekeeping
New Year's Checklist: 8 Get-Healthy Steps You Need to Take ASAP

December 16, 2013
The Sacramento Bee
Be Aware of Heart Disease Risk Factors Before Shoveling Snow

December 16, 2013
HepMag
The Hepatitis C Blockbuster Season Has Begun

December 16, 2013
Reuters
Personalized Vaccine for Most Lethal Type of Brain Tumor Shows Promised

December 15, 2013
Living Healthy Chicago
Bone Cancer and a Baby: A Local Woman’s Inspiring Story

December 15, 2013
NBCNews.com
Teen pot use could hurt brain and memory, new research suggests

December 14, 2013
HealthCanal
New Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Treatment

December 14, 2013
KVUE
Tips to Help Sooth Baby’s Eczema

December 12, 2013
Forbes
Study Finds No Link Between Secondhand Smoke And Cancer

December 12, 2013
Lowell Sun
Compassion and caring top lessons pupils impart to ill Billerica educator

December 12, 2013
The Hospitalist
Hospitalists Outline Quality of Care Initiative for Inpatients with Atrial Fibrillation

December 11, 2013
Mundelein Review
Glencoe surgeon pioneers brain surgery technique at area hospitals

December 10, 2013
Science Blog
How we learn new tasks while remembering the old

December 10, 2013
Medical X Press
First the hype, now the science: Evidence-based recommendations for PRP

December 9, 2013
Cleaning & Maintenance Management
Hand Dryers And Restroom Design

December 6, 2013
Washington Times
New prosthetic hand technology lets amputees feel again

December 4, 2013
Web MD
Frequent Mammograms Tied to Lower Risk of Breast Cancer Spread

December 4, 2013
Good Housekeeping
8 Ways to Lower Your Breast Cancer Risk

December 4, 2013
Medical Xpress
Misidentification of medications indicates poor health outcomes

December 2, 2013
Health and Beauty News
Evidences show that fear memories can be reduced during sleep

November 29, 2013
Medical Daily
'Daniel Diet' Has Many Flocking to Influential Pastor Rick Warren's Dietary Lifestyle Program, AKA 'The Diet From God'

November 27, 2013
Science Blog
Tamiflu use drops as evidence of benefits grows

November 27, 2013
Medical Daily
New Tongue-Guided Wheelchair Wins Hearts In Clinical Trial: Disabled Given New Freedom Through Invention

November 25, 2013
Saludify
Skin care: Tips to banish winter skin blues

November 25, 2013
CBS Chicago
Experts Weigh The Latest Diet Pill Fad — Garcinia Cambogia

November 25, 2013
NBC-5
Chicago Bulls Star Derrick Rose Out For Season

November 21, 2013
News-Medical.net
Chicago Stroke Trials Consortium to build infrastructure to support clinical trials for stroke prevention

November 21, 2013
International News Network
Garlic can counteract chemotherapy treatment

November 20, 2013
Yahoo!Shine
Get Fit and Lose Weight with Your Pet

November 20, 2013
WGN Radio
Dr. Zee: Getting z’s helps ease depression

November 19, 2013
MedPage Today
Hallway Buzz: CORAL Trial with Robert O. Bonow, MD

November 19, 2013
Reader's Digest
5 Medical Advances for Your Brain, Eyes and More

November 18, 2013
Yahoo! Health
Non-Toxic Peptides Could Put Lupus into Remission

November 17, 2013
The Almagest
Scientists discovered proper inhibitor for rheumatoid arthritis treatment

November 17, 2013
Living Healthy
Shameka Davis: Rising Above

November 16, 2013
Kankakee Daily Journal
Grant Park woman fighting brain tumor with positivity

November 15, 2013
Chicago Tribune
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital Launches Lung Cancer Screening Program

November 15, 2013
WGN-TV
Local doctors breathing new life into COPD treatment

November 14, 2013
How To Be Well
Vitamin D Benefits To Prevent Depression

November 14, 2013
The Daily Beast
Hospitals Need to Teach Women to Breastfeed

November 14, 2013
Living Green Magazine
Food Allergies in Children Increase with Income

November 13, 2013
Patch
Worried About Your Hearing?

November 13, 2013
MedPage Today
Doctors Respond to New CVD Prevention Guidelines

November 12, 2013
Patch
Bladder Health Awareness: Finding the answers for better personal health

November 11, 2013
Medical X Press
Putting Lupus in permanent remission

November 10, 2013
WGN's Living Healthy
The Importance of Early Detection: Kidney Cancer

November 9, 2013
Amazines
How To Get Rid Of Warts Fast - In About 3 Days

November 8, 2013
Bio Hormone
Could Chronic Pain Treatment Help Hot Flushes?

November 8, 2013
Good Housekeeping
6 Things You Didn't Know About Gray Hair

November 7, 2013
Pharmabiz
Noven Pharma introduces Brisdelle capsules 7.5 mg in US pharmacies

November 7, 2013
WBBM-TV
Days May Be Numbered For Trans Fats

November 6, 2013
Time
Drumroll, Please: How Band Camp Pays Off Later in Life

November 6, 2013
Advance for Physical Therapy & Rehab Medicine
Survey Highlights Impact of Post-Stroke Spasticity

November 6, 2013
FoxNews.com
How to deal with beauty injuries

November 5, 2013
Red Orbit
Mobile App Uses New Algorithm To Track Physical Activity Anywhere

November 4, 2013
CNN News
Can sugar tax help Mexico's obesity epidemic?

November 4, 2013
SheKnows
Big butt... better health?

November 2, 2013
Pasadena Star
‘Biggest Loser’ competitors tackle obesity issues in the pews

November 2, 2013
CTV News
Brain has specific radar for snakes, study shows

November 1, 2013
WebMD Health News
Sugary Drinks and Rheumatoid Arthritis Linked?

November 1, 2013
Next Avenue
How to Beat 'Tip of the Tongue' Syndrome

November 1, 2013
Fit Pregnancy
Why You Don’t Want A C-section

October 31, 2013
Your Cancer
Current controversies in laparascopic paraesophageal hernia repair

October 30, 2013
Rehab Management
Spasticity in Top Three Post-Stroke Symptoms Impacting Patients: Survey

October 30, 2013
Yahoo! Shine
Got Itchy Skin? Here's What Might Be Causing It

October 29, 2013
Huffington Post
5 Derm Tips for Updating Your Skincare Routine for Fall

October 28, 2013
Daily Rx
Sports Specialization Tied to Higher Injury Risk

October 28, 2013
The Atlantic
Social Media Is Redefining 'Depression'

October 28, 2013
Science Codex
Minimally invasive surgery for paraesophageal hernia is 'revolutionary' -- but experts still differ on

October 28, 2013
AIDS Global Education Information System
Elusive secret of HIV long-term immunity

October 25, 2013
Science Blog
Patients receiving dialysis are at a heightened risk for sudden cardiac death

October 25, 2013
WGN-TV
New heart stent dissolves when its no longer needed

October 24, 2013
WGN-TV
Stent could be the answer for those with suffering sinuses

October 24, 2013
Science Ain't so Bad Blog
Closing In on Cures: MS and Type 1 Diabetes

October 24, 2013
Phys.org
'Anklebot' helps determine ankle stiffness

October 23, 2013
Medical Daily
Cancer-Fighting Nanodiamonds Deliver Drugs To Cells Without Harming Them

October 23, 2013
BET.com
Egg-cellent! Eggs are low-calorie, low-cholesterol and high in protein

October 23, 2013
WKRC-TV
Medical Edge: Diet to Help Drop Blood Pressure

October 22, 2013
NBC-5
Groundbreaking Heart Device Keeping Patients Alive

October 22, 2013
Chicago Tribune
SASI PRESENTS “WHAT DO WE KNOW ABOUT SUPERAGERS?”

October 21, 2013
NBC-5
Doctor: Cutler Injury Could Take Weeks, Months To Heal

September 21, 2013
The Boston Globe
When the ‘baby blues’ are something more

October 19, 2013
MSN Healthy Living
Doctor's Eye Contact Strengthens Bond With Patient, Study Finds

October 18, 2013
Chicago Sun Times
Within minutes, Northwest Side woman has C-section and cancer surgery

October 17, 2013
RedOrbit
Elusive Secret Of HIV Long-Term Immunity

October 17, 2013
CBS Detroit
Heart Imaging Firm Launches New Application

October 16, 2013
NBC News
Laser surgery injuries spurring more lawsuits against non-doctors

October 16, 2013
Chicago Sun Times
Aware of breast cancer prevention, but confused about mammograms

October 15, 2013
WFLD-TV
Weight of the Nation works to fight American obesity epidemic

October 14, 2013
CNET
Bionic limbs will one day sense the grass under prosthetic feet

October 14, 2013
Medical Xpress
Understanding culprits behind fibroid tumors

October 14, 2013
JNS.org
Jewish group supports German breast cancer detection tool employing blind women

October 14, 2013
Kxan.com
What to do if you have the flu

October 13, 2013
Crain's Chicago Business
How SwipeSense could save your life

October 13, 2013
The Economist
Instruments of mass delight

October 12, 2013
US News & World Report
Could a Neck Injection Ease Tough-to-Bear Hot Flashes?

October 12, 2013
CNET
Bionic limbs will one day sense the grass under prosthetic feet

October 10, 2013
CBS News
Cheap Alzheimer's test made from peanut butter and ruler, researchers report

October 10, 2013
Medical News Today
Tackle aging, not cancer and heart disease, for 'better returns'

October 9, 2013
NBC-5
Man to Have Brain Surgery Day After Marathon

October 9, 2013
Nutrition News
Debunking Diets: Losing Weight Is Easier Than You Think

October 9, 2013
Morningstar
Compugen Drug Candidate Demonstrates High Effectiveness in Type I Diabetes Animal Model

October 8, 2013
The Daily Northwestern
Feinberg students debut new public health review

October 7, 2013
The New York Times
Breakthroughs in Prenatal Screening

October 7, 2013
WebMD
Treat and Prevent a Multiple Sclerosis Flare-Up

October 5, 2013
The Buffalo News
Cheerleading’s school of hard knocks

October 4, 2013
WBBM-AM
Post-Partum Depression Typically Not Linked To Violence: Expert

October 4, 2013
Al Jazeera America
Language barriers, safety concerns may be slowing HPV vaccination rates

October 2, 2013
Wall Street Journal
SwipeSense: Forget to Wash?

October 2, 2013
Calming Corners
6 Surprising Signs You’re Stressed Out

October 1, 2013
Pacific Standard
The Rise of Food Allergies and First World Problems

October 1, 2013
Chicago Tribune
NU study links brain's responses to sound with language skills

October 1, 2013
Red Orbit
First Brain-Controlled Bionic Leg Developed And Tested

October 1, 2013
Today's Chicago Women
For the Girls

September 30, 2013
Chicago Sun-Times
Diane Keaton: Ms. Personality

September 30, 2013
Skin & Allergy News
Forehead wrinkles stay smoother longer with nerve fiber treatment

September 30, 2013
Physician's Briefing
Modifiable Factors ID'd for Reducing Surgical Site Infections

September 29, 2013
Daily Herald
Local doctor keeps Blackhawks healthy on the ice

September 26, 2013
AARP News blog
Alzheimer’s - A New Look at an Old Disease

September 26, 2013
Irish Health
Warning for women waiting to have babies

September 26, 2013
National Geographic
Can Phobias Be Cured in Our Sleep?

September 25, 2013
Chicago Sun Times
Divvy diary: Helmets for cyclists a no-brainer, usually

September 25, 2013
CNN
5 questions to ask before surgery

September 25, 2013
Medical News Today
Two-item questionnaire proves to be a valid depression screening tool for radiation therapy patients

September 24, 2013
Salon
Americans are clueless about Tylenol’s risks

September 24, 2013
Science Newsline
A Shot of Anxiety And the World Stinks

September 24, 2013
NewHope360
Why are we so fat?

September 23, 2013
CBS 2 Chicago
Ambulances Lose Precious Seconds When Motorists Don’t Pull Over

September 23, 2013
New York Times blog
After Cancer, Fertility Is Often Within Reach

September 22, 2013
The Big Issue
Low back pain without physical exams

September 22, 2013
The Tribune-Review
Fear can be calmed during sleep, study finds

September 21, 2013
The Jerusalem Post
Health Scan: Ungluing the complexity of allergy

September 20, 2013
New York Times blog
Ask Well: Sleep or Exercise?

September 20, 2013
Science World Report
Diamonds Could Help Regrow Teeth

September 20, 2013
Providence Journal
J. Justin Wilson: No evidence that food “addiction” causes obesity

September 19, 2013
Your West Valley
Where is my mind?

September 19, 2013
The Big Issue
Women will NEVER beat men at sport. It’s in the genes, says David Epstein...

September 18, 2013
Naperville Sun
For college student, new brain tumor treatment works

September 18, 2013
TribLocal
Northwestern Lake Forest Offers New Prostate Cancer Radiation Therapy

September 18, 2013
The Los Angeles Times
Even before injury, chronic back pain may start in the brain

September 17, 2013
Reuters
Chantix may be safe with treated depression: study

September 17, 2013
WSAU 550 AM
Chantix may be safe with treated depression: study

September 17, 2013
USA Today
Average yearly cost for a child's food allergy: $4,184

September 17, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Agenus Reports Positive Follow-on Phase 2 Results for Brain Cancer Vaccine in Newly Diagnosed Patients

September 16, 2013
Domain-b
New system uses nanodiamonds to deliver chemotherapy drugs directly to brain tumours news

September 16, 2013
Business Day Live
Exercise not a quick fix for insomnia, research shows

September 13, 2013
TeleManagement
Maintaining weight reduces heart risk

September 13, 2013
Healio
‘Two state solution’ proposed for renaming PCOS

September 12, 2013
Medical Daily
5 Foods And Drinks To Avoid Before Bed: Get A Good Night Sleep By Choosing The Right Late-Night Snack

September 12, 2013
The Washington Post
Cheerleading accounts for more than half of ‘catastrophic’ injuries to female athletes

September 11, 2013
Daily Herald
Suburbs sweat through September heat

September 11, 2013
Good Housekeeping
7 Surprising Ways Your Diet is Preventing a Good Night's Sleep

September 10, 2013
Yahoo! Canada
First Patient Enrolls in U.S. SALUS Trial Evaluating Direct Flow Medical® Transcatheter Aortic Heart Valve System

September 10, 2013
ABC 7 Chicago
Chicago-area heat wave forces school closings

September 9, 2013
Consumer Affairs
Aging: is it all in your head?

September 9, 2013
ABC 7 Chicago
Northwestern Memorial's Dr. Sam Attar offers firsthand account of Syrian civil war

September 8, 2013
The Times of Northwest Indiana
Avoiding foods: Learning the procedures food allergies can be the difference between life and death

September 7, 2013
eMax Health
Why Young Children Need Music, Parents Listen Up

September 6, 2013
Broadway World
Retrofit Announces Groundbreaking New Product for Weight Loss

September 6, 2013
Chicago Sun Times
Brain tumor doesn’t slow marathoner’s desire

September 5, 2013
Healio Endocrinology
New ATA recommendations target thyroid study design, standardization

September 4, 2013
OBGYN News
Lasers promising for onychomycosis treatment

September 3, 2013
RTT News
Skin Allergies May Be Linked To Lack Of 'Skin Glue' Molecule

September 3, 2013
MPR
Wait Times Up at VA Hospitals for Colorectal Cancer Surgeries

September 3, 2013
NBC News
Alzheimer's patients mentor med students in buddy program

September 2, 2013
Daily Herald
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20130902/entlife/709029989/

September 2, 2013
MedPage Today
ESC: CVD Mortality Greater in Poor Nations

September 1, 2013
The Scientist Magazine
Out of Sync: Why eating at the wrong times is tied to such profound and negative effects on our bodies

September 1, 2013
Urology Times
Testosterone doesn’t worsen lower urinary tract symptoms in men with BPH

August 30, 2013
Time Magazine
How You Tune Out Your Spouse—and Why

August 30, 2013
Chicago Tribune
Illinois ranks low for HPV vaccine

August 30, 2013
Innovation Toronto
Northwestern Medicine uses new minimally invasive technique for melanoma

August 29, 2013
ABA Journal
Octogenarian attorney among ‘super agers’ studied

August 29, 2013
NBC News
Sleepless in the states: Nearly 9 million pop pills for shut-eye

August 28, 2013
MediLexicon
New minimally invasive technique for treating melanoma

August 28, 2013
Healthcare Technology Online
Leverage Mobile To Meet MU

August 28, 2013
The Washington Post
Oncofertility offers new options for young women with cancer who want to have kids

August 27, 2013
TruthDive
Skin cell defect contributes to allergy development

August 27, 2013
Men's Health
The Sneaky Way to Coax the Truth out of Someone

August 27, 2013
New Parent
Is it a Cough or Strep?

August 26, 2013
UPI
A home treadmill helps those with peripheral artery disease

August 26, 2013
CBC
Report helps healthcare workers spot fabricated illness in kids

August 26, 2013
Health Canal
Safe Play, Proper Training Key to Back-to-School Sports Safety

August 25, 2013
Chicago Tribune
Once an adult injury, ACL tears are on the rise in kids

August 24, 2013
MedPage Today
Depression: Can a Coach Help?

August 23, 2013
News-Medical.net
Compounds found in red wine and green tea can be used as antibacterial coating

August 22, 2013
CBS 2
Woman Benefits From Less Invasive Melanoma Treatment

August 22, 2013
USA Today
'Super agers' - an elite group of seniors

August 20, 2013
The Doings
Chicago resident founds Chicago Hydrocephalus walk in Oak Forest

August 19, 2013
Fox News
The 10 best fitness foods for women

August 19, 2013
Herald Tribune
Cry, baby, cry... maybe?

August 18, 2013
The Times of Northwest Indiana
WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Pete Billick

August 17, 2013
News Medical
New book provides evidence-based guide to difficult cases in radiation oncology

August 16, 2013
Business Standard
High levels of debt hazardous for health

August 16, 2013
Lake Forest & Lake Bluff Edition of TribLocal
How to Create a Healthy Packed Lunch

August 15, 2013
Crain's Chicago Business
Photo gallery taken at two-day conference on recent advances in endoscopy

August 15, 2013
USA Today
Exercise helps insomnia, but not right away, study says

August 14, 2013
Reuters
Northwestern Medicine Enrolls First Participant in Midwest for Research Study of Personalized Vaccine for Aggressive Brain Tumors

August 14, 2013
WBBM-AM
Hay Fever Season Sets In; How To Protect Yourself

August 14, 2013
Science Codex
New ACS NSQIP® Surgical Risk Calculator provides accurate surgical complication estimates

August 13, 2013
Health Canal
Study finds prenatal anti-HIV meds not linked to children’s language delays

August 13, 2013
Renal & Urology News
Heavy Smoking Raises Prostate Cancer Risk in Blacks

August 13, 2013
Red Orbit
New Gene Repair Technique Promises Advances In Regenerative Medicine

August 12, 2013
Yahoo! News
The dark side of the love hormone

August 11, 2013
Examiner.com
From nutrition to physician: Functional foods and underserved communities (Video)

August 9, 2013
Women's Day
Tips to Improve Your Workout Routine

August 8, 2013
Salon
Nasal spray could cure Alzheimer’s

August 7, 2013
The Frederick News-Post
Frederick cancer labs to refocus, prioritize on specific protein

August 7, 2013
Reuters
Northwestern Medicine Ophthalmologists Combat Cataracts with Bladeless Surgery

August 6, 2013
The Herald (Everett, Wash.)
Debunking the juice fad

August 6, 2013
Morningstar.com
Retire Here, Not There: Illinois

August 5, 2013
NPR
When Treating Abnormal Breast Cells, Sometimes Less Is More

August 5, 2013
Chicago Tribune
Anesthesia tech demand rises

August 4, 2013
Trib Live
Walking relieves leg pain linked to blocked arteries, study shows

August 2, 2013
Red Orbit
Blocking Key Enzyme In Cancer Cells Could Lead To New Therapy

August 2, 2013
NY Daily News
Having a new baby affects men's sexual desire, not just women's: study

August 1, 2013
Bioscience Technology
Genetics Linked to Gestational Diabetes

August 1, 2013
DNAinfo Chicago
WGN's Randi Belisomo Helps Launch Website About Preparing for Death

July 30, 2013
Clinical Endocrinology News
The chicken or the egg: Obesity or psoriasis?

July 30, 2013
HealthCanal.com
Task Force Recommends Lung Cancer Screening for People at High Risk

July 30, 2013
Marketwatch.com
Back-to-School Success Strategies for College (and Life)

July 29, 2013
Spokesman-Review
Bolstering your brain against dementia

July 26, 2013
NPR
Don't Blame Your Lousy Night's Sleep On The Moon — Yet

July 26, 2013
Wahpeton Daily News
Tips for protecting children during the summer

July 25, 2013
Neighborhood Parents Network
5 Tips For Working Out Before And After Baby

July 25, 2013
Chicago Health
The Unshakeable Truth

July 25, 2013
Chicago Health
An Eye For Business: Taking A Look At Lasik, America’s Favorite Surgery

July 24, 2013
Lemont edition of Patch.com
Lemont Blood Cancer Survivor to Meet Donor at Local Marrow Drive

July 24, 2013
ABC News
Kate Middleton Has Oxytocin to Thank for Royal Baby Love

July 23, 2013
Arizona Daily Star
Eat right, exercise, go to school to avert dementia

July 22, 2013
Health News Review
Melanoma detection device: helping doctors? Or causing dissent, polarizing field of skin-cancer detection?

July 22, 2013
MedicalXPress.com
Program may hold promise for reducing avoidable hospital readmissions

July 20, 2013
New York Times
Dissent Over a Device to Help Find Melanoma

July 19, 2013
Chicago Tribune
Editorial: Bolstering your brain against dementia

July 19, 2013
Medical Xpress
Anti-HIV drugs in pregnancy not linked to children's language delays

July 18, 2013
My High Plains
Alzheimer's Mentors

July 18, 2013
Hispanic Business
Study of Hispanic Health Gets Follow-up

July 18, 2013
Yahoo! Health
How to Cope With Hypochondria

July 17, 2013
WPTV
Alzheimer's patients mentor doctors

July 17, 2013
ABC-7
Chicago weather: Heat, humidity spells problems for some, fun for others

July 17, 2013
Make It Better
Tips to Avoid Staph Infections This Summer

July 16, 2013
CNN
Millennials, health care is our fight

July 16, 2013
General Surgery News
Group Identifies Risk Factors for Ventral Hernia Site Occurrences

July 15, 2013
PsychCentral.com
What to Do with Worry Thoughts

July 14, 2013
New York Times
Chicago’s Intern ‘Boot Camp’ Is a Rehearsal for Life or Death Medical Issues

July 12, 2013
WWSB-TV
New College student spends summer working on how cells' biological clocks affect how the body burns fat

July 12, 2013
US News & World Report
Type 1 Diabetes Hope: Animal-to-Human Cell Transplants

July 11, 2013
Domain-B
Disrupted internal clocks play role in disease

July 9, 2013
The Wall Street Journal
New Therapies to Help Stroke Survivors Recover Language Years After Injury

July 8, 2013
The Boston Globe
Developers creating apps to treat mental health issues

July 8, 2013
Heart-Valve-Surgery.com
Why Is The ‘Mitral Conclave’ So Important For Patients, Cardiologists & Surgeons?

July 7, 2013
CBS Sunday Morning
Mark Kirk: The Senator's comeback

July 7, 2013
MedPageToday.com
Early Therapy May Lead to HIV Remission

July 3, 2013
Chicago Sun-Times
Study shows citywide policy may help stroke patients recover

July 2, 2013
Natural Solutions Magazine
Don't let the heat beat you; Avoid summer-related illnesses

July 2, 2013
Healthy Living MSN.com
Home Treadmills May Help People With Poor Leg Circulation

July 1, 2013
LakeForest-LakeBluff Patch.com
Genetic Testing and Breast Care

July 1, 2013
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Laser offers a drill-free, pain-free dental experience; why aren't more dentists using it?

June 28, 2013
WorldSleepFoundation
You snooze, you lose? Don’t tell that to our napping Hawks – Chicago Tribune

June 27, 2013
CBS 2 Chicago
Feeling Sick? You Might Be Dehydrated

June 27, 2013
Littlehampton Gazette
Depression blood test' still experimental

June 26, 2013
ScienceNewsLines.com
Promising Alzheimer's 'Drug' Halts Memory Loss

June 26, 2013
Center for Science in the Public Interest
Americans' diets contain unhealthy levels of sodium, and much of it comes from restaurant foods

June 25, 2013
Wall Street Journal
New Entry in the Quest for a Perfect Sleep Drug

June 25, 2013
Scientific American
New Moms May Experience OCD Symptoms

June 25, 2013
The Motley Fool
Sneaky Delivery System Revolutionizes Multiple Sclerosis Treatment

June 24, 2013
Cancer Network
Bisphosphonate Effective in Treating Osteonecrosis Pain in Pediatric ALL

June 21, 2013
Lake Forest Patch
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital Launches Telestroke Program

June 20, 2013
The Scientist
Bacterial DNA in Human Genomes

June 20, 2013
Popular Science
FYI: Could A 3-D Movie Improve Your Vision?

June 18, 2013
NewsTrackIndia.com
Way to prevent death of immature ovarian eggs from chemotherapy found

June 18, 2013
Science Daily
Early-Life Air Pollution Linked With Childhood Asthma in Minorities

June 17, 2013
Domain-b.com
Tissue in trouble calls in reinforcements to restore health

June 14, 2013
Chicago Tribune
Editorial: Sarah Murnaghan gets new lungs. What happens next?

June 13, 2013
FOX Chicago
Supreme Court rules human genes cannot be patented

June 12, 2013
News Medical
Common drug reduces febrile seizures

June 10, 2013
The Daily Herald
Caffeine and kids: A safe mix?

June 7, 2013
Fox News
Housecall for Health: Multiple Sclerosis Breakthrough

June 7, 2013
Medical Daily
McDonald's Moves Breakfast Items To Late Night Menu, But Should You Be Eating At That Hour?

June 5, 2013
USA Today
New MS therapy could build autoimmune tolerance

June 5, 2013
MedPage Today
ASCO: TKI Offers Hope in Small Cell Lung Cancer

June 4, 2013
News Medical
Researchers now one step closer to unlocking the nature of ALS

June 4, 2013
The New York Times
The Family Caregiver Turns Pro

June 3, 2013
Daily Herald
Cancer studies provide new hope for survivors

May 28, 2013
Zee News
Top 13 ways to lower BP without medication

May 27, 2013
The Himalayan Times
Menopause-bad memory directly linked

May 24, 2013
The Wall Street Journal
Older, Yes, but Sharp as a Tack

May 24, 2013
Huffington Post, UK Edition
Weekly Wellbeing: An A-Z Of Heart Health

May 23, 2013
Northwest Indiana Times
All whooping cough vaccines not created equal, researchers report

May 20, 2013
Onclive.com
Resistance Poses Challenges in Chemotherapy Options

May 20, 2013
AlberniPortal.ca
Folic acid decreases stroke risk

May 19, 2013
WGN-TV & CLTV
Seizure Surgery: An Alternative to Medication

May 18, 2013
Huffington Post
How to Fix Health Problems with Food

May 18, 2013
CNN
The Angelina Effect; Actress Doesn't Regret Double Mastectomy; I Feel Empowered, Supported in Cancer Fight

May 17, 2013
News Medical
Northwestern University scientists identify gene important to morning wake-up call

May 15, 2013
The Free Press
Marine Matters: Treasure Trove

May 15, 2013
Grist & Deccan Herald
Kosher salt: Don’t stress about sodium intake, unless you’re an average American

May 14, 2013
Bioscience Technology.com
One Master Regulator Drives Majority of Lymphoma

May 12, 2013
USA Today
Treatment offers new way to save fertility

May 9, 2013
Time magazine
U.S. Students Rank Worst in New Sleep Study

May 8, 2013
NBCNews.com & FOXNews.com
Swiss woman's esophagus twisted itself into a corkscrew

May 7, 2013
ABC-7
Dangerous dreams: Sleep disorder brings nightmares to life

May 3, 2013
Psychiatric News
Screening of Postpartum Women Shows High Rates of Depression

May 3, 2013
WGN-TV
Breakthrough revealed in ALS research

May 2, 2013
Fox News
Food, skin allergies increasing in children

April 31, 2013
ABC News
9 Health Habits Worth Rethinking

April 29, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Northwestern Medicine Researchers Work to Improve Heart Attack Response Time

April 26, 2013
ABC-7
Allergy season starting to kick in

April 19, 2013
ABC News
After the Boston Bombing and Texas Explosion, Don't Ignore Minor Injuries

April 17, 2013
NBC News
Colic could be an early sign of migraine, study finds

April 16, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Making Healthcare Decisions Ahead of Time Brings Peace of Mind to Families

April 15, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Northwestern Memorial Hospital Receives Best Practices in Hospital Website Transparency Award

April 10, 2013
New York Times
Jolts From Life: Christian Wiman Talks About ‘My Bright Abyss’

April 5, 2013
Yahoo! Shine
Think Spice: 8 Spices with Health Benefits

April 4, 2013
ABC-7
Interview with William Small, MD regarding Roger Ebert's battle with cancer

April 1, 2013
WGN-TV
Make Your Spring Break Safe and Healthy

March 31, 2013
CBS Sports.com
Report: Knicks' Tyson Chandler might have pinched nerve in his neck

March 28, 2013
UPI.com
U.S. hospitals improving stoke, heart care

March 27, 2013
Women Magazine
Make Your Spring Break Safe and Healthy

ABC-7
Better sleep for your baby

March 26, 2013
New York Times
New Prostate Cancer Tests Could Reduce False Alarms

USA Today
Hamlin released from hospital, has compression fracture in back

March 25, 2013
ABC News
Durbin: Energy drink makers should stop marketing to kids, teens

March 21, 2013
U.S. News & World Report 
Study: Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy May Not Affect Baby's Growth

March 20, 2013
Cosmopolitan
What is the right age to get the HPV vaccine?

March 19, 2013
Reuters
Emergency room symptoms may not predict health care needs: study

March 18, 2013
U.S. News & World Report
What's Good for the Heart May Also Prevent Cancer

March 15, 2013
Parents magazine
4 Common Questions About Curing Baby's Cold

March 13, 2013
Reuters
Too many drug types are compromising heart health: doctors

March 11, 2013
MedPage Today
Viagra No Help in Heart Failure

Forbes
Some Experts Defend Niacin For Heart Disease After Failed Study

Chicago Sun-Times
University of Chicago study seeks safer treatment for prostate cancer

March 10, 2013
Chicago Tribune
Double mastectomy: A preemptive strike against breast cancer

March 5, 2013
U. S. News & World Report
Motherhood May Spur Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior in Some

NBC Nightly News
Doctor: Ask the facilities about 'policies and procedures'

March 2, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Experts Want More Studies of Diet's Role for the Heart 

 

 

 
 
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