NCH Medical Group April 15, 2021
Meet the NCH Medical Group inside Lutheran Home
The NCH Medical Group Outpatient Care Center on the campus of Lutheran Home is open to the general public and Lutheran Home residents. The facility, located at 800 W Oakton St., Arlington Heights, is an ideal neighborhood location for patients living and working in the northwest suburbs.
The mystery of Parkinson’s disease
NCH Medical Group Neurologist Saju Abraham answers questions about Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson’s disease is not uncommon in the United States – about one million people have Parkinson’s and more than 50,000 new cases are diagnosed each year. And yet the cause of Parkinson’s remains unclear, and its debilitating impact on patients can vary widely.
COVID-19 April 15, 2021
Why I vaccinate: Laura King
Continuing our series with members of the NCH Community who want others to know their reason for getting their COVID-19 vaccine, meet Laura! If you have already been vaccinated, whether at NCH or another healthcare provider, we thank you! If you are still considering your decision, we hope you will take your time to be […]
Community April 15, 2021
We have administered more than 35,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses to our community. Thank you to the many team members involved in the vaccine process and efficient vaccine clinic.
Community April 14, 2021
Free Webinar: NCH answers vaccination questions
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) will provide two free Vaccination Town Hall events via Zoom. Susan Nelson, M.D., NCH Vice President of Physician Operations, will lead an English language Town Hall on Wednesday, April 21 from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Henry Dominicis, M.D., NCH Physician Director of Ambulatory Services, will lead a Spanish language Town […]
Cancer Care April 12, 2021
Free webinar: Coping with “chemobrain”
Northwest Community Healthcare cancer care services will host a virtual session for those with cancer and their loved ones regarding chemobrain. This free event will be held virtually Monday, April 26 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Digestive Health April 1, 2021
Is it time for a gut check?
Learn about common gastrointestinal issues during National Irritable Bowel Syndrome Awareness Month this April with information from Benjamin VanCura, M.D. Don’t brush discomfort aside when help is available.
Cardiovascular Care April 1, 2021
NCH expands Cardiovascular Services
he NCH Medical Group announced the opening of a new Left Atrial Appendage Closure (LAAC) Clinic to treat patients with atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem. LAAC is a minimally invasive procedure that reduces stroke risk while eliminating the worries that come with a lifetime of blood thinner use.
Fitness and Nutrition March 31, 2021
Spring into health with good nutrition
With more time at home and increased anxiety and boredom during the pandemic, many people’s eating habits suffered over the last year. As we mark one year of the pandemic and look forward to better days to come, commit to healthy eating habits. Here are some tips to improve your own nutrition. Eat mindfully. Separate […]
COVID-19 March 31, 2021
Why I vaccinate: Rebecca Grant
Rebecca Grant from the NCH Foundation got vaccinated “to protect my family, friends, neighbors, my son’s teachers and my whole community. I especially want to keep my elderly parents and my immunocompromised husband safe!”