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A Guide to the Power Players in Pain Relief

Which Pain Relievers Work Best? When you reach for a pain reliever, what are you most likely to find in your medicine cabinet? And does it matter? While aspirin, Tylenol…

Cooking without Sodium or Sugar

Executive Chef Stan Hodes Shares Secrets of the Spice Rack The benefits of reducing sodium and sugar in the diet are compelling, backed by well- documented studies. The flip side…

1.29.21 COVID-19 Vaccination Update

Dear Patients: I want to share the following update on COVID-19 vaccine availability at Northwestern Medicine (NM). Last week, NM began inviting established patients ages 65 and older to be…

Northwestern Medicine Vaccine Q & A

Dear Patient: I want to share important updates on COVID-19 vaccinations at Northwestern Medicine (NM) for patients ages 65 and older. Following is a Q&A from NM on how the…

COVID-19 Vaccination Outreach

Working in coordination with the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH), Northwestern Medicine will be transitioning to phase 1b of the COVID-19 vaccination…

New Year’s Resolutions Are So 2020!

What are your 2021 Anti-Resolutions? Year after year, the pattern rarely varies. Resolutions made, promptly followed by resolutions broken. The odds of sticking to New Year’s resolutions are, in fact,…

Can We Co-Exist with COVID-19?

An Epidemiologist Separates Fact from Fiction and Offers Hope for the Future Epidemiologists seek to learn why, how and when some people contract diseases when others don’t. Their findings are used…

Let It Go: The Ancient Art of Meditation

Finding Peace Through Mindfulness and Meditation Mindful, compassionate, serene, happy: emotions that have been in short supply during the pandemic but can be beautifully restored to those who embrace the…
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