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Your holiday eating game plan is here

Monday, November 19, 2018
Get defensive and offensive plays to help with your holiday eating strategy. Find out how to limit your alcohol consumption, feel less bloated and say no to extra servings. Plus, get a healthy recipe to use up those turkey leftovers.

“It’s the greatest thing that’s happened to me,” MedFit participant says

Monday, November 5, 2018
Participants Linda Klier, 53, and her daughter Miranda, 26, joined the NCH Wellness Center MedFit Program, lost weight and feel better.

These furry friends make patients smile

Monday, November 5, 2018
New dog teams have joined the popular Animal-Assisted Therapy Program at NCH to bring joy to patients through daily visits. 

Every day is a celebration for cancer-free patient

Monday, November 5, 2018
Despite low survival rates, patient Ken Brown is thriving, and now provides emotional support to others diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Five-year survival rates vary from as low as one percent for advanced stage IV, to 14 percent for stage IA, according to the American Cancer Society.

When a baby dies, NCH helps families grieve and remember

Monday, November 5, 2018
NCH, a pioneer in perinatal grief support, gives parents a safe place to gather and grieve. One way it does this is with its Walk to Remember. This year’s 28th annual walk Oct. 14 drew nearly 100 people for a heartwarming program that included a sharing session, slideshow of names set to music, and more.

You’re invited to the Community Cares Open House

Thursday, September 6, 2018
Community Cares is a unique, collaborative effort by the Palatine Assisting Through Hope (PATH) Community Closet, All Saints Lutheran Church Food Pantry, and Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) to provide food and clothing for those in need.

Gastroenterologist joins Digestive Disorders Center at Northwest Community Healthcare

Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) announces that Sotirios Vasilopoulos, M.D., a gastroenterologist trained in interventional endoscopy, including ERCP, endoscopic ultrasound and fine-needle aspiration, has partnered with Willis Parsons, M.D., Medical Director of the NCH Digestive Disorders Center.

New cardiologist joins Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Medical Group

Monday, August 13, 2018
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Medical Group is pleased to welcome Christopher Henry, M.D., a cardiologist who joined the NCH Medical Group staff. Dr. Henry sees patients at 880 W. Central Road, Suite 7100 in Arlington Heights

Family medicine and sports medicine physician joins Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Medical Group

Monday, August 13, 2018
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Medical Group is pleased to welcome David J. Pohl, D.O., a family medicine and sports medicine physician who joined the NCH Medical Group staff this month. Dr. Pohl will be seeing patients at the 1450 Busch Parkway, Suite 100, Buffalo Grove location.

Two new gastroenterologists join Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Medical Group

Monday, August 13, 2018
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Medical Group is pleased to welcome Sandeep Mahajan, M.D., and Mayur Parepally, M.D., two new gastroenterologists who joined the NCH Medical Group staff.

C-RAD targets cells, protects heart

Friday, August 10, 2018
Tricia Hasan, a breast cancer patient describes her experience with NCH's new C-RAD technology, which kills cancer cells but protects the heart and lungs.

Granola goodness and other healthy back-to-school snack tips

Thursday, August 9, 2018
As summer winds to an end and a new school year starts, it's time to start planning for school lunches and snacks. Snacking can be a great way to keep hunger at bay or give us the energy to get through an after school activity or team practice.

Top 5 reasons to visit the new NCH Outpatient Care Center at Harper College

Thursday, August 9, 2018
This month, Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) opened a brand-new Outpatient Care Center at Harper College, caring for students, staff and the outlying community seven days a week. 

What to expect in your third trimester – a four-part series

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
The third trimester of pregnancy, beginning around week 28 and ending around week 40 when you give birth, can be pretty uncomfortable, but also exciting as the time draws nearer to delivery.

First-time mom conquers breastfeeding challenges with help from NCH Lactation Services

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
NCH breastfeeding classes, expert lactation specialists and a new Baby Cafe support group helped this first-time breastfeeding mom to be successful.

Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) hosts blood drive with American Red Cross

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
You can save lives by donating blood at the Northwest Community Hospital Blood Drive from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, August 15 in the hospital’s Conference Room 6-7, 800 W. Central Road.

Join the Fall Styku Challenge – Get 3D body images at NCH Wellness Center

Monday, August 6, 2018
The Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Wellness Center has added a state-of-the-art body scanner that produces 3D images superior to a picture, scale or tape measure for tracking fitness progress. 

Family Medicine physician joins Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Medical Group

Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Medical Group is pleased to welcome Simran Jit, M.D., a new family medicine physician joining the NCH Medical Group offices at 500 N. Hicks Rd. in Palatine and 1217 S. Rand Rd. in Lake Zurich.

Family Medicine physician joins Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Medical Group

Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Medical Group is pleased to welcome Robert Ander, M.D., a new family medicine physician who joined the NCH Medical Group staff. Dr. Ander began seeing patients at the 1450 Busch Parkway, Suite 100, Buffalo Grove location on July 30.

Family Medicine physician joins Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Medical Group

Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Medical Group is pleased to welcome Mukesh Kumar, M.D.,  a new family medicine physician who joined the NCH Medical Group staff on July 16. Dr. Kumar will be seeing patients at the new NCH Outpatient Care Center at Harper College, 1200 West Algonquin Rd., Building M, Palatine.
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