Northwestern Medicine news
The odds of having a Leap Day baby are 1 in 1,461, or about 0.06%. But a lucky Sycamore couple on Thursday defied those odds and welcomed baby Riley at Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital in DeKalb.
Meithan Davalos of Crystal Lake wasn't due until March 19, but arrived on Leap Day.
Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital now offers pituitary tumor resection surgery - going through the nose and nasal cavity to remove pituitary tumors.
A lung cancer diagnosis left Brian Daleske feeling hopeless and preparing for his death. Surgery turned his attitude and prospects around.
The Golf Fore the Cure committee recently donated $14,000 to the Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Cancer Center Foundation to the center’s efforts in the fight against cancer.
The drive-up collection sites run 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee and Valley West hospitals in DeKalb and Sandwich.
Baby yoga classes are offered at both Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield and Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital in Geneva.
Back to school means back to the doctor for some, as three viral respiratory illnesses – influenza, RSV and COVID-19 – are again expected to dominate seasonal sickness trends this year, and area health officials say to expect an uptick in October.
Health care industry argues it is exempt from biometric privacy liability while the attorney for two nurses suing their employers said that argument would effect "as much as 10% of the Illinois workforce."
Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital in DeKalb was recently rated a five-star institution by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
It’s been three years since Roger Finnan was widowed after his wife died from cancer only one month short of her 50th birthday. In the time since, Finnan, of DeKalb, has turned his grief into efforts to keep Shannon’s spirit alive
Artificial intelligence has helped physicians who perform colonoscopies achieve a 13% increase in the detection and removal of colorectal polyps, according research shared by Northwestern Medicine at a Chicago-based conference in May.
This time last year, then 8-year-old Elizabeth “Libby” Tichy of Crystal Lake was recovering from a surgery that removed a cancerous tumor from her right ovary and was undergoing chemotherapy.
A Northwestern Medicine doctor said poor air quality created by Canadian wildfires that blanketed northern Illinois with smoke this week is likely leading to increased emergency department visits and respiratory complaints.
Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield offered kites, therapy animals, sweet treats and much more as part of National Nurses’ Week festivities.