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Four health benefits of owning a dog

Thursday, July 14, 2016
Dogs and other pets come with some pretty powerful mental and physical health benefits.

New moms count on NCH Lactation team

Thursday, July 14, 2016
Women who  breastfeed can count on the Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Lactation team for a healthy dose of assistance, support and understanding.

One mom's perspective

Thursday, July 14, 2016
Katy Haran, mother of three, says the NCH Lactation team helped her learn tools and techniques to breastfeed her babies. 

Grilled tilapia with mashed sweet potatoes and spinach

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Looking for a quick dinner you can cook on the grill? Try this tasty and healthy dish from the kitchen of NCH Food and Nutrition Services and its food service provider, Sodexo.

CPR buys time for cardiac surgery

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
When Joel Delofsky arrived at Northwest Community Hospital, doctors determined his heart had stopped beating for 11 minutes. Luckily, Delofsky received CPR at home before the NCH cardiac team opened three blocked arteries.

It's not about the itch: Seven facts about Zika

Monday, July 11, 2016
It is important to take precautions to decrease exposure to the Zika virus, says board-certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist Julie Springer, M.D.

NCH donors pass the $50 million mark

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Donors have contributed more than $50 million to Northwest Community Hospital Foundation’s President’s Circle and Living Legacy Society in the past 14 years.

Robotic surgery removes patient's tumor and her worries

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Sherry Kremer turned to Northwest Community Healthcare for a minimally invasive procedure to remove a portion of her lung. 

Play it safe on your adventure

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Preparing for an adventure vacation will help make for a safe trip, especially in a remote location that might be hours away from a doctor or hospital.

Lettuce wraps with shrimp and Thai lime sauce

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Looking for a quick-cooking dinner packed with bright, refreshing flavors? Try this tasty and healthy dish from the kitchen of NCH Food and Nutrition Services and its food service provider, Sodexo.

First-time fathers learn ABCs of parenting at dads-only class

Monday, June 13, 2016
Northwest Community Healthcare's Dads Class helps first-time dads become more actively involved in their children's lives. 

When a headache isn't just a headache

Monday, May 16, 2016
Bev Horne arrived at Northwest Community Hospital unconscious after suffering a life-threatening ruptured brain aneurysm. Doctors quickly worked to save her life. Today, the photo journalist is back to work, grateful for a second chance.

What every woman should know about stroke

Monday, May 16, 2016
Women face several unique risk factors for stroke, says Paul Later, M.D., a board-certified neurologist at NCH.

Five reasons people ignore depression

Monday, May 16, 2016
A simple five-minute online questionnaire on the Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) website can help you identify your risk of depression.

Layered farro salad with kale, feta and grapes

Monday, May 16, 2016
This light salad is a great source of protein, fiber, vitamin C and iron.

Answering the call of our community

Monday, May 16, 2016
Year after year, NCH has donated funds, volunteered time and developed programs and services for thousands of people in need.

Four things to know about varicose veins

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Varicose veins are a relatively common condition and are a product of an underlying condition called venous insufficiency, says John Edwards, M.D., board-certified vascular surgeon at NCH.

Three symptoms of alcohol abuse

Thursday, April 21, 2016
It’s not always easy to see when your drinking has crossed the line from moderate or social use to problem drinking. Alcoholism and alcohol abuse can sneak up on you, so it’s important to be aware of the warning signs.

Asian noodle bowl with peanut dressing

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Try this tasty and healthy dish from the kitchen of NCH Food and Nutrition Services and its food service provider, Sodexo.

The heart of a volunteer: NCH honors 750!

Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Anatomically speaking, the heart of a volunteer probably looks just like the heart of anybody else. But that may be where the similarity ends. Their selfless energy and dedication certainly set them apart from many other people.

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Health Benefits of Dog Ownership

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