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NCH Stroke Program Again Earns Key Award For Quality Care

For the second year in a row Northwest Community Hospital (NCH) in Arlington Heights has received the “Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award” from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association. With this designation, NCH continues to be among the nation’s top hospitals for quality care and excellence in stroke […]

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Northwest Community Hospital Offers A Free Consultation And Education To Individuals With Urinary Incontinence

Up to 35% of the total population over the age of 60 years is estimated to be incontinent, with women twice as likely as men to experience incontinence. One in three women over the age of 60 years are estimated to have bladder control problems. Of the nearly 25 million American men and women that […]

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Nationwide Salmonella Outbreak Has Sickened 116 People As of Wednesday Night

A new salmonella case in McLean County brings the Illinois count of a nationwide outbreak of Salmonellosis up to nine — six in Chicago, two in Will County and one in suburban Cook County. The outbreak was first confirmed April 4, 2012 when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported 93 people were […]

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Learn About GERD Thursday Night: Free Seminar About The Dangers Of Chronic Heartburn at Northwest Community Hospital

The occasional strike of heartburn comes and goes without much concern for many individuals. A traditional remedy of over-the-counter antacids can usually relieve discomfort. However, there is an underlying health risk for those who suffer from heartburn more regularly, and experts at Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) want people to know about it before it’s too […]

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NCH named an award recipient of LIVESTRONG® Community Impact Project

Northwest Community Hospital (NCH) in Arlington Heights has been announced as a LIVESTRONG® Community Impact Project award recipient. This is a significant milestone in the hospital’s quest to earn certification for palliative care and to be recognized for delivering superior care to individuals faced with a serious illness. “We are humbled by the overwhelming support […]

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Frequent, but Moderate, Chocolate Consumption Associated with Lower Body Mass Index (BMI)

Medical researchers studied 1018 patients that were already being evaluated for the non-cardiac effects of statin medications were also studied based on their answer to the question, “How many times a week do you consume chocolate?” Study participants consumed chocolate an average 2.0 times per week and exercised about 3.6 times per week. Frequency of […]

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Learn The Facts About Colon Cancer At Hospital’s Free Seminar with Dr. Michael Hersh

Learn the facts about colon cancer at hospital’s free seminar It often begins with no reliable symptoms, yet can turn into a serious health issue. That’s why it’s important to get the facts about colon cancer and find out when screenings should begin. With March being national Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Northwest Community Healthcare is […]

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Health Department Permits Re-Opening of LA Fitness on Dempster St, Morton Grove

After numerous reports of lack of toilet paper, lack of shampoo and detection of mold and mildew conditions, Morton Grove Health Department officials closed the facility “in an effort to protect the health of the public”. The facility was closed Wednesday February 22, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. The swimming pool at the fitness center has […]

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NCH Medical Group Welcomes Family Treatment Center to its Team

Northwest Community Healthcare’s Medical Group expanded its network of expert doctors on Tuesday, Jan. 31, by acquiring Family Treatment Center. The addition of the single-site practice gives the NCH Medical Group six convenient locations in the northwest suburbs. Family Treatment Center, which has been operating since 1986, serves approximately 2,500 patients who are 14 years […]

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A Rarity in Leadership: Bruce Crowther Marks 20 Years as CEO

An organization needs a strong and intelligent leader in order to achieve continued success over two decades, especially in a competitive and changing industry such as healthcare. That person for Northwest Community Healthcare is Bruce Crowther, who this month is celebrating 20 years as president and CEO. Crowther, 60, is just the third CEO in […]

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Doctor Oz Show: Three Meals to Avoid at a Restaurant According to Chef Michael Symon; Plus the Food Pharmacy

Three meals you should avoid at a restaurant, according to Michael Symon. The Special of the Day — Why? Because Michael says the Special of the Day is usually the food that is about to expire in the chef’s refrigerator. Veal — You get what you pay for . Restaurants often use a different meat […]

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Bob Chinns Crab House Closes Temporarily: First Time in 30 Years for Health Precaution

As a precaution, Bob Chinns Crab House voluntarily closed Tuesday for an extensive cleanup after several people complained of stomach problems after eating at the restaurant last weekend. The Wheeling restaurant on Milwaukee Avenue is due to re-open today for lunch today. Health inspectors conducted an investigation. Test results to determine if the symptoms were […]

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  • Friday as of Aug. 1 10:00 PM CDT
    Friday - Partly cloudy with a chance of rain, then a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 82F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
  • Friday Night as of Aug. 1 10:00 PM CDT
    Friday Night - Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain, then a chance of rain after midnight. Fog overnight. Low of 61F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 20%.
  • Saturday as of Aug. 1 10:00 PM CDT
    Saturday - Partly cloudy with a chance of rain, then a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 82F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
  • Current Conditions : 71.6F, Clear - 9:01 PM CDT Aug. 1
    Temperature: 71.6°F | Humidity: 59% | Pressure: 30.09in (Rising) | Conditions: Clear | Wind Direction: West | Wind Speed: 3.8mph

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