Monthly Archives: July 2010

The Vitamin D Advantage

Wherever one looks these days, vitamin D is labeled as practically the Holy Grail of good health. But the natural source of vitamin D is from the sun, which causes a dilemma for us all. Too much sun can mean courting skin cancer, but not enough may cause a vitamin D deficiency. Vitamin D deficiency…
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Alternatives to Knee Surgery

No one is eager to have knee surgery. Luckily, there are options that can relieve pain.Recently three orthopedic doctors from the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics (RIAO) gave a free lecture at LifeBridge Health & Fitness on the management of hip and knee osteoarthritis. Drs. Michael A. Mont, Ronald E. Delanois, and Harpal (Paul) S.…
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Northwest Hospital Surgeon Performs First Da Vinci Robot Hand Surgery

Stacey Berner, M.D., medical director of the Hand Center at Northwest Hospital, has become the first surgeon in America to perform a revolutionary new robotic hand surgery. Berner used the da Vinci Surgical System to perform an ultra precise surgery. Instead of traditional open surgery or conventional laparoscopy surgery, the da Vinci allows the surgeon…
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Levindale Goes United

How would you like to help people in need and have a really good time while you’re doing it? That’s the goal of the United Way Campaign at Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital.The official campaign kicked off earlier this month and it will run through August 20. There are lots of ways for employees…
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Oncology on Canvas Arrives at Northwest Hospital

This week Eli Lilly and Company and the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS)'s traveling art exhibition, Oncology on Canvas: Expressions of a Cancer Journey, was installed at Northwest Hospital. It will be on display in Northwest's main lobby and in the Specialty Clinic through August 1. The exhibition consists of 25 works of art…
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