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Virtual Postpartum Support Group Helps Moms Through Challenges Of Caring For New Baby

It is estimated that as many as 15-20% of pregnant and postpartum women experience a perinatal mood and anxiety disorder.
11-May-2021 1:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Geriatric Emergency Departments Associated with Lower Medicare Expenditures

As the U.S. population ages, more hospitals are implementing geriatric emergency department (GED) programs with specialized staff focused on transitional care for older adults. A new study finds that providing specialized geriatric emergency care...
26-Feb-2021 12:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Completes First TCAR Procedure

On February 1, the first TCAR (transcarotid artery revascularization) procedure was conducted at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital.
9-Feb-2021 1:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Northwestern Medicine Study Examines Sweat Chemistry and Cardiovascular Health

Can the chemistry of your sweat determine how healthy your heart is? A new study, enrolling participants at Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital, is researching how wearable sweat sensors could be used to monitor chronic cardiovascular conditions.
9-Feb-2021 11:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Lung Transplant Performed on a COVID-19 Patient at Northwestern Medicine

For the first time, surgeons at Northwestern Medicine performed a double-lung transplant on a patient whose lungs were damaged by COVID-19. The patient, a Hispanic woman in her 20s, spent six weeks in the COVID ICU on a ventilator and extracorporeal...
11-Jun-2020 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Northwestern Medicine to Host Five Medication Collection Sites for National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Northwestern Medicine is once again coming together with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day with five medication collection sites on Saturday, October 26 from 10 am to 2 pm at...
23-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

What Factors Influence the Decisions Older Adults Make About Their Care and Living Plans?

Northwestern Medicine Geriatrics receives nearly $4 million to better understand which factors influence older adults when making plans to age-in-place
23-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Northwestern Medicine Launches Program for Women’s Bone Health

Unique clinical offering provides individualized treatment plans focused on evaluation of risk factors for osteoporosis and prevention strategies for avoiding bone loss and fractures
23-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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