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Contagious hand-foot-and-mouth disease peaks in summer Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Contagious hand-foot-and-mouth disease peaks in summer

This Q & A with NCH Medical Group Physician Michelle Rose, M.D. explains hand-foot-and-mouth disease.
Belly fat busters Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Belly fat busters

Get exercise and diet tips from NCH experts in this two-part series on belly fat.
TAVR: the procedure that saved Mick Jagger Monday, May 20, 2019

TAVR: the procedure that saved Mick Jagger

Making headlines in April was news that Rolling Stones’ Mick Jagger had aortic stenosis and underwent a TAVR procedure to repair his heart....
One young man's journey to sobriety Friday, May 17, 2019

One young man's journey to sobriety

"Jack" tells the story of his addiction to drugs and alcohol and how the Linden Oaks at NCH Addictions Residential Program helped him get clean...
Have a stronger backbone, literally Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Have a stronger backbone, literally

Many people suffer from back pain, neck pain, or pain that radiates down the side of the body into the leg. Dr. Benjamin Hasan, Medical Director...
3D mammography catches breast cancer sooner, reduces false results Wednesday, May 15, 2019

3D mammography catches breast cancer sooner, reduces false results

Studies have shown that 3D is better than 2D mammography at detecting breast cancer. In the fall of 2018, the NCH Breast Center made 3D...
Studies on vaping are foggy at best Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Studies on vaping are foggy at best

Is vaping bad for you? Juli Aistars, Lung Patient Navigator at NCH, explains what's in e-cigarettes.

Can you hear it now? Friday, April 26, 2019

Can you hear it now?

Susan McElfresh had pulsatile tinnitus and spent three years trying to find an end to the maddening sound of whoosing in her ears. Dr. Ali Shabani...
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Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) receives ‘A’ for Patient Safety

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) has been awarded an 'A' from The Leapfrog Group Spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. 

NCH expands cardiovascular services to treat complex cases of valvular and structural heart disease

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) opens its new Hybrid Cardiac Catheterization Lab this spring, offering a state-of-the-art combination cardiac cath lab and operating suite for performing minimally invasive advanced cardiac procedures and endovascular interventions.

Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) publishes 2018 Community Benefit Report

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
NCH donated $50,9 million in 2018 to help the community. The full report is available online.

Northwest Community Healthcare Medical Group welcomes Lena Virasch, D.O.

Monday, April 22, 2019
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Medical Group welcomes new internal medicine physician Lena Virasch, D.O.

Squat, rock and roll at NCH Wellness Center’s new outdoor area

Thursday, April 11, 2019
The NCH Wellness Center at 900 W. Central Road on the Northwest Community Hospital campus is enhancing its premier medical state-of-the-art fitness center by adding an outdoor area for cardio, strength and agility training. 

NCH wins safety award for helicopter simulation

Thursday, April 4, 2019
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) received the Partners in Safety Award from Flight For Life-McHenry Base for executing a full-scale emergency drill last October that simulated a helicopter hard landing.

Get ready to golf 'fore' a good cause

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Northwest Community Hospital (NCH) Foundation cordially invites you to support a worthy cause, network with industry peers and golf at a legendary course. Join the Foundation on Monday, July 8, 2019 at Medinah Country Club for the NCH Golf Classic. 

NCH Medical Group welcomes family medicine physician Brian Jacover, D.O.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Medical Group welcomes Brian Jacover, D.O., a family medicine physician who joined the 1051 W. Rand Road, Suite 102, Arlington Heights location.

Two new trustees join NCH Foundation board

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of two new trustees to its board.

Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) presents cancer treatment talk

Monday, March 18, 2019
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) will host its Cancer Survivorship Class Series, “Immunotherapy in Cancer Treatment” from 6:30 – 8 p.m. Monday, April 8 in the Radiation Oncology department of Northwest Community Hospital, 800 W. Central Road.
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