Articles for Tag: "Advocate Christ Medical Center"

Do we really need two kidneys? 
Do we really need two kidneys?
Have you ever wondered why you have two kidneys when people can survive with only one? An expert weighs in.
Are you making the same mistake every single year? 
Are you making the same mistake every single year?
Looking to improve your health and save money in the long run?
Pediatric surgeon and U.S. Army veteran who served in Afghanistan: ‘Parents are parents everywhere’ 
Pediatric surgeon and U.S. Army veteran who served in Afghanistan: ‘Parents are parents everywhere’
Dr. Kristina Sinacori Walick, pediatric surgeon for Advocate Children’s Hospital, is a U.S. Army Veteran. This Veterans Day, Dr. Walick shares how her time serving at a medical base overseas taught her how to not only be a more creative surgeon – but also more grateful for her life as an American citizen.
Nurse navigators help breast cancer patients through journey 
Nurse navigators help breast cancer patients through journey
Learning you have breast cancer can feel overwhelming, nurse navigators help patients through the maze of appointments, procedures, tests and treatment, while offering emotional and educational support.
Father of patient partners with hospital to improve services for deaf and hard of hearing individuals 
Father of patient partners with hospital to improve services for deaf and hard of hearing individuals
How his family’s experience led to a system change.
Know the signs, symptoms of inflammatory breast cancer 
Know the signs, symptoms of inflammatory breast cancer
By recognizing the signs and undergoing an aggressive treatment plan, Kristie shares how she is now cancer free and a survivor.
New program saves limbs in patients with critical limb ischemia 
New program saves limbs in patients with critical limb ischemia
This multi-disciplinary team offers more hope for people with limbs at risk for amputation.