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2011-07-22 10:38:00

Event aims to educate coaches, trainers and volunteers on the hard-hitting facts on sports concussions CHICAGO, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Concussions continue to be a hot topic in professional sports with greater emphasis placed on player safety and understanding of brain injuries. Leagues are adopting more rigid guidelines focused on taking injured players out of the game and keeping them sidelined until completely healed. As the message spreads that concussions should not...

2011-06-02 11:15:00

Experts urge sun safety; warn of dangers associated with indoor and outdoor tanning CHICAGO, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lindsay Walsh, like many young women, spent a lot of time trying to achieve that perfect bronze glow year round. She'd soak up the sun outdoors during the summer months and would maintain what she referred to as a "healthy looking tan" throughout the year by using indoor tanning beds beginning at age 15. Walsh felt that being tan made her prettier and...

2010-12-22 08:00:00

Northwestern Memorial Physicians Group expert offers holiday eating tips CHICAGO, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans gain an average of five pounds during the winter season, usually due to a host of holiday feasts, parties and gatherings that offer an abundance of tasty, but not always healthy, foods and snacks. While the temptations are inevitable, experts at Northwestern Memorial Physicians Group remind us that you can still enjoy the holiday season without the worry of...

2010-10-24 00:14:27

The Institute for Health Technology Transformation announced today the speakers for their panel session entitled "Redefining Telehealth for the 21st Century Healthcare System" at the Institute's annual Fall Health IT Summit taking place November 3-4, 2010 in Beverly Hills. New York, NY (Vocus) October 22, 2010 The Institute for Health Technology Transformation announced today the speakers for their panel session entitled "Redefining Telehealth for the 21st Century Healthcare System" at the...

2010-02-26 10:03:01

Northwestern Memorial's Integrative Oncology Program aims to ease pain and help patients manage cancer The very instant Penny Kukovec was diagnosed with breast cancer her world permanently changed. Suddenly, it felt as if her life was out of her control. She felt powerless and overwhelmed. There were so many unanswered questions. Why me? What's next? What about my family? The feelings Kukovec experienced are felt by many cancer patients following their initial diagnosis and as they pursue...

2008-08-25 21:00:35

CHICAGO, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- As August signals the winding down of summer, the bell rings for more than 50 million students who will be returning to classrooms this year. Amidst the back-to-school sales and meet-the-teacher sessions, parents and students should keep healthy habits top of mind to ensure they get off to a positive start. Anita Chandra, MD, FAAP, pediatrician at Northwestern Memorial Physicians Group, and a spokesperson for the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.