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Pay attention to your colon

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Learn more about good colon health from NCH Gastroenterologist Ami Behara, M.D.

If it can happen to me...

Thursday, February 26, 2015
Pam Goorsky was glad she visited her NCH cardiologist after noticing a funny feeling in her throat.

Be a Loser: Think of losing weight as a lifestyle change

Thursday, February 12, 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.

Be a Quitter: Make the Decision to Stop Smoking

Thursday, February 12, 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.

Know your numbers. Know your risk for heart disease.

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.

NCH opens outpatient pediatric physical rehabilitation unit

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) has opened a new pediatric physical rehabilitation services location in Arlington Heights.

The beat goes on: cardiothoracic care at NCH

Monday, February 2, 2015
Vu Hoang, M.D., is one of the newest heart surgeons at NCH.

NCH offers free programs for seniors in February

Monday, January 26, 2015
Northwest Community Healthcare is hosting several free programs for adults over age 55 in February at the Arlington Heights Senior Center.

Blanketing patients with kindness: It's going around!

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.

CPR: It's about saving a life

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.

Beyond the medicine: why our community needs a heart failure clinic

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.

NCH Offers Free Programs for Seniors in December

Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) is hosting several free programs for adults over age 55 in December at the Arlington Heights Senior Center.

NCH hosts fall risk screening clinic

Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) is hosting a no-charge fall risk screening clinic.

Ebola virus disease (EVD) information

Monday, December 1, 2014
Ebola virus disease (EVD) information from NCH

EV-D68 respiratory virus information

Monday, December 1, 2014

NCH Earns Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® Recognition from The Joint Commission

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
NCH was recently recognized as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in the United States.

Chicago Wolves Celebrate Movember With 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!

NCH Nurse Offers Healthcare Services at Township of Schaumburg

Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Schaumburg Township residents now have easier access to healthcare services, thanks to a partnership between Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) and the Township of Schaumburg that will deliver coordinated healthcare programs and educational classes for the community.

Robert Rao, MD, Named Chief of Surgery at NCH

Monday, November 3, 2014
Robert Rao, MD, a veteran, board-certified general surgeon has been named chief of surgery at Northwest Community Healthcare in Arlington Heights.