Monday, May 18, 2015
Lori Anderson was diagnosed with Stage IV breast cancer in 2013. Today, Lori is in complete remission and credits a drug recently approved by the FDA with saving her life.
Saturday, May 9, 2015
Most of us would probably agree that nobody decides to become a nurse because of the allure and glamour. Here’s a real look at why these nurses signed on, plus their thoughts on what has changed and what has stayed the same in the field of nursing.
Friday, May 8, 2015
If you’ve ever wondered what makes nurses tick, read our tribute blog in honor of National Nurses’ Week. Get their perspective on why they do what they do.
Friday, April 10, 2015
Panayota Kleinman, M.D. , director of Medical Staff Services at NCH, will discuss cancer prevention and cancer detection at a free seminar.
Monday, March 23, 2015
Lorna Im, M.D., an anesthesiologist on the medical staff at NCH, is passionate about fitness.
Monday, March 16, 2015
Most people should have their first screening colonoscopy at the age of 50.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Learn more about good colon health from NCH Gastroenterologist Ami Behara, M.D.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Pam Goorsky was glad she visited her NCH cardiologist after noticing a funny feeling in her throat.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Quitting smoking isn't easy, and it can be even harder to do alone. The physical addiction to nicotine and the habit of smoking that may have been a part of your life for many years makes it challenging when you want to quit – but NOT impossible.
Friday, February 13, 2015
Losing weight isn’t about fitting into the jeans you wore in high school. It’s about getting to a healthy weight for your height, age and gender.
Thursday, February 12, 2015
It might surprise you to know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. – more than all cancers combined. Knowing your risk factors can help you stay heart healthy.
Monday, February 2, 2015
Vu Hoang, M.D., is one of the newest heart surgeons at NCH.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Last April, Brianna Rider-Leiner had an unexpected visit to NCH’s Emergency Department. Knocked flat with stomach flu symptoms and dehydration, the spunky middle schooler was admitted to the Pediatric Unit for observation.
Monday, December 15, 2014
An NCH critical care nurse recently used her CPR training to help a marathon runner. Learn how you can learn CPR at NCH.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
NCH's new heart failure clinic is a community resource that provides education, support and a much-needed connection to doctors’ offices.
Monday, December 1, 2014
Ebola virus disease (EVD) information from NCH
Friday, November 21, 2014
In honor of Movember, three members of the Chicago Wolves Hockey organization teamed up to offer a hat trick of health information from their own perspectives. Thanks to Wolves General Manager Wendell Young, Right Wing Shane Harper and Defenseman Brent Sopel!
Friday, October 31, 2014
The world of a newly-diagnosed breast cancer patient can be unsettling and scary. Think gray – not pink. But when Christine Masonick picks up the phone and asks, “How can I help you?” that world gently starts to change.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Given a choice between a piece of cake and a flu shot, most of us would take the piece of cake. However, in the long run (and the short run, too), a flu shot is the right choice this season.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
For five local women, exercising at NCH’s Wellness Center proved to be a life-changing event. The team – the Wellness Warriors – competed in the Daily Herald’s “Fittest Loser” competition.