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Our not-so-scary emergency department

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) makes an emergency room visit easier for patients who have developmental delays or behavioral disorders.

Healthy Halloween

Monday, October 28, 2019
It’s nearly time for our little ghosts and goblins to hit the trick-or-treat trail. Here are some snack ideas to tame your little sugar monster during the doorbell-ringing trek as well as a make-ahead healthier dinner idea that will be a treat to come home to.

Happy Halloween from our AAT dogs

Monday, October 28, 2019
Every day, patients at the hospital and other locations can get a warm welcome from a furry friend if they request a visit through the Animal-Assisted Therapy Dog Program (AAT).

November blood drive scheduled at Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH)

Thursday, October 24, 2019
Northwest Community Healthcare is hosting a blood drive with the American Red Cross on Wednesday, November 27 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the hospital, 800 West Central Road in Arlington Heights.

NCH named 'America's 100 Best' for Cardiac Care, Coronary Intervention, Stroke Care, Pulmonary Care, Gastrointestinal Care, General Surgery and Critical Care

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
NCH is one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for seven service lines including Cardiac Care, Coronary Intervention, Stroke Care, Pulmonary Care, Gastrointestinal Care, General Surgery and Critical Care, according to a national study by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for information about physicians and hospitals.

Tips to lighten up those warm fall sips

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Fall is officially here and thoughts turn to cozy sweaters and yummy, hot drinks that celebrate the season. Unfortunately, many of these tasty sippers are loaded with fat, sugar and calories. Here's how to make them lighter.

6 tips to remember your mammogram

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
NCH “screened” six local women to ask how they remember to get their annual mammogram. Here’s what they had to say.

NCH earns Blue Distinction® Center+ designation for Spine Surgery

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) has selected Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) as a Blue Distinction Center+ for Spine Surgery, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.

Coming soon: New Kildeer Outpatient Care Center

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Our newest Outpatient Care Center is opening in Kildeer in January, and will replace our nearby Immediate Care Center and Medical Group and Outpatient Rehabilitation offices in Lake Zurich.

Patients have less pain, quicker recovery thanks to robotics

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Robotic surgery can quickly fix problems with the female reproductive system, says NCH Robotics Director Michelle Luthringshausen. Read Northwest Quarterly Magazine's story.

Nurse’s passion for running prompts lung cancer fundraiser

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Register for the 2019 Pairing Up to Beat Lung Cancer 5K/1 Mile Run/Walk scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Saturday, November 2 in Palatine.

Think pink, fight breast cancer at fundraisers benefiting Northwest Community Healthcare

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
During the month of October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) is grateful for two community organizations - Prospect High School and ESCO - who've joined in the fight against breast cancer. 

Pumpkin Spice Latte Lite

Monday, September 30, 2019
Craving a Pumpkin Spice Latte? Love your favorite fall drink on the lighter side.

New specialist in cardiovascular disease joins Northwest Community Healthcare

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Medical Group is pleased to welcome Devin Mehta, M.D., an advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology specialist.

NCH celebrates 60 years with gala, announces vision for advanced cancer care

Monday, September 23, 2019
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) marked a milestone of 60 years of service to the community on Saturday with a special anniversary gala at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center. 

Enhance your spa experience with salt therapy

Tuesday, September 17, 2019
The newest addition to the NCH Wellness Center Reflections Spa is the state-of-the-art Spa VIP Salt Lounge. Complete with massage chairs, a couch, Himalayan salt orb and large salt panel, the room offers spa VIP members a chance to extend their experience before and after services.

Prostate cancer 101

Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Men, don't procrastinate. It may be time to check your prostate. Here are some basic facts in our Prostate Cancer 101 crash course with Dr. David Guthman.

Meet the past, present and future pups of NCH

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Volunteer Fred Bartling is now training his third pup for the Animal-Assisted Therapy Program at NCH. 

Learn about Medicare from Northwest Community Healthcare

Monday, September 9, 2019
Join us on Friday, September 20 from 10 to 11 a.m. in the NCH Auditorium, 800 West Central Road for a live demonstration on how to navigate the Medicare.gov website. 

National Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day* is September 13

Thursday, August 29, 2019

With so many kid-friendly, online recipes, the possibilities are endless for creating a memorable meal on September 13, National Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day, an invitation for kids of all ages to plan, prepare and eat a meal together with their parents’ help.