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Having ‘the talk’ with your aging parents

Monday, November 23, 2015
Have you had the talk? Not that talk with your children. The other talk. The delicate and compassionate talk with your aging parents. Just as you can’t prepare for parenthood, there’s no way to prepare how to become a parent to your parent.

1 birthday + 1 little girl = 75 books for sick children

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Paige is like most second graders. She likes Oreos and Swedish Fish and reading. But, she and her parents have this kooky habit when it comes to birthday presents.

Lung cancer survivors unite at NCH to offer hope

Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) is shining a light on lung cancer by offering a night of hope, inspiration and support to those affected by the disease.

Battling breast cancer – a husband's perspective

Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Thousands of breast cancer survivor stories are told every day across the country – inspirational tales of hope, courage and survival.

Mammograms save lives

Monday, October 19, 2015
There’s a huge push during October to help people focus on breast health, breast cancer, and the importance of mammograms. But the truth is, a lot of us would rather wear pink and support breast cancer awareness than have a mammogram.

The purple ribbon tells a story

Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Domestic violence is no small problem. It affects one in four women in the United States, and one in seven men. During Domestic Violence Awareness month – and all year long – here are 10 important facts to keep in mind about domestic violence.

NCH unveils inpatient rehabilitation care unit

Monday, October 5, 2015
NCH has opened a new 17-bed inpatient rehabilitation unit.

Expecting a baby? NCH has an app for that

Friday, October 2, 2015
To satisfy the information cravings that soon-to-be parents often have, Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) recently launched the NCH Baby app.

NCH hosts annual 'Meet the CEO' event for local seniors

Thursday, September 24, 2015
NCH's Meet the CEO event is scheduled from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 29. 

Hunting Ridge Elementary Group Pays It Forward (with Lemons)

Thursday, August 13, 2015
When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade, right? Learn from these cool kids.

Northwest Community Healthcare names new chief financial officer

Friday, August 7, 2015
John Skeans has been named chief financial officer at Northwest Community Healthcare.

NCH Farmer's Market features locally grown tasty produce

Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Northwest Community Healthcare is making it easier to find fresh produce by hosting several free farmer's markets.

NCH seeks lovable dogs and handlers to expand animal-assisted therapy

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Northwest Community Healthcare's animal-assisted therapy program is looking for more dogs and handlers to help expand the popular program for patients.

NCH earns 2015 Patient Safety Excellence Award

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
NCH earned a Healthgrades 2015 Patient Safety Excellence Award.

The skinny on second opinions

Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Take 60 seconds to read Lori Anderson’s take on this important topic.

NCH receives highest nursing credential with prestigious Magnet® redesignation

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
High performing, integrated nursing teams drive third consecutive designation.

Transcontinental runner, nurse and cancer survivor brings inspirational message to NCH

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Four-time cancer survivor and soon-to-be transcontinental runner Helene Neville will deliver a message of inspiration to NCH employees and community members.

NCH using technology to make healthcare more efficient

Monday, June 8, 2015
NCH has implemented Epic, an electronic universal health record that stores patient data in one secure database and enables NCH caregivers to access patients' records at any time from any location.

NCH stroke program earns key award for quality of care

Monday, June 1, 2015
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) has received the 2015 American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award.

Tougher than cancer

Monday, May 18, 2015
Lori Anderson was diagnosed with Stage IV breast cancer in 2013. Today, Lori is in complete remission and credits...