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Take control of your health: cancer prevention

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.

NCH hosts cancer prevention seminar

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Learn how making positive changes in your lifestyle and creating a wellness plan can make a difference.

It's all about moving forward: My fitness story

Monday, March 23, 2015
Lorna Im, M.D., an anesthesiologist on the medical staff at NCH, is passionate about fitness.

Nervous stomach or something more? The Doctor is In!

Monday, March 16, 2015
Most people should have their first screening colonoscopy at the age of 50.

NCH awarded hospital accreditation from The Joint Commission

Thursday, March 12, 2015
Northwest Community Healthcare earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval, a symbol that reflects a commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.

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 Quitter: Make the Decision to Stop Smoking

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.

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

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.

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