Good Shepherd Hospital Plans Chicago Bears Honor for Barrington Teen Who Saved Father’s Life

 Advocate Health Care and Good Shepherd Hospital invited Barrington father Tom Gould and his 16-year-old son Brendan to to help unfurl the “Bear Down” flag during the Chicago Bears pregame ceremonies at Soldier Field Sunday. This past February Brendan saved Tom’s life by calling 911 and immediately performing CPR when his dad collapsed and went into cardiac arrest. The Bears ... Read more...

Barrington Health: El Salvador Teens Receive Life-Changing Heart Surgery at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital

 Something to be thankful for? Twice a year, Chicagoland cardiologists change the lives of Latin American teenagers forever. Through a charity program, Healing the Children, young men and women from El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Jamaica have traveled for the first time out of their home countries to receive life-changing procedures at the Advocate Heart Institute at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington. Two teenagers recently ... Read more...

Barrington’s Abby Gage joins Advocate Health Care & Chicago Bulls to #PinkOut United Center, Raise Breast Cancer Awareness

 Barrington resident and Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital breast cancer survivor, Abby Gage, joined dozens of other Illinois breast cancer survivors, fighters and family members to help #PinkOut for Breast Cancer Awareness at the United Center Monday. This is the fourth consecutive year that Advocate and the Bulls have honored those affected by breast cancer, a disease that approximately one in ... Read more...

Get Pampered at Girls’ Night Out with Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital

 All are welcome to join Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital and Advocate Sherman Hospital during Girls’ Night Out, a fun and social event celebrating women’s health. Bring your mom, daughter, grandma, sister and girlfriends to enjoy pampering services and tips from physicians on how to live your healthiest life – at every stage of life. Girls’ Night Out is happening at ... Read more...

Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital Leading the Way with New Hidden Scar™ Breast Cancer Surgery

 Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital continues to lead the way in breast cancer treatment by offering an innovative new procedure called Hidden Scar™ Breast Cancer Surgery, which helps surgeons treat cancer while preserving the natural appearance of the breast. Hidden Scar™ Breast Cancer Surgery is an advanced surgical approach to lumpectomy and mastectomy where cancerous tissue is removed through a single ... Read more...

“Silver & Gold Friendship Gala” to Support Robotic Surgery at Good Shepherd Hospital

 Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital is hosting a “Silver and Gold Friendship Gala” in October to support a new state-of-the-art surgical robotic system and complete the hospital’s expansion and modernization project. The gala is coming on on Saturday, October 8 from 6pm to midnight at the Arlington Park International Racecourse, 2200 W. Euclid Avenue, Arlington Heights, IL 60005. Event co-chairs, Barbara ... Read more...

Barrington Health: Patient Breast-Cancer-Free After New 3-in-One Surgery

 Collaboration of three physicians means a happy and healthy woman back to her active lifestyle. “You have breast cancer.” Four words no one wants to hear. “When the doctor first told me, I was so overwhelmed and not processing the words at all,” explained breast cancer survivor Darlene McGurn, 63, wife, mother, personal trainer and Barrington resident. “It was the ... Read more...

Good Shepherd Hospital Expansion on Display During Community Open House Saturday, May 14

 For the first time since the 2013 groundbreaking in its $247 million campus expansion and modernization project, Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital is opening its doors for a Community Open House to showcase many of the hospital’s new features. The open house will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 14th. Guests will tour the private patient ... Read more...

I Love You Man: ‘Bromances’ May Be Good for Men’s Health

 Bromances can have a positive effect on men’s health, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of California, Berkley found that close but nonsexual friendships between two men, known as “bromances”, have similar health benefits as romantic relationships, especially when it comes to dealing with stress. The study observed male rats kept in the same cage and found ... Read more...

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