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LifeSpans Fall 2013Volume 6, Issue 1, Fall 2013
In the current issue:

  • Weiss continues to commit to community as it celebrates 60 years.
  • Mammography is back at Weiss with the most sophisticated technology.
  • After a troubling prognosis, long time physician Dr. Clement Rose turns to the doctors he knows best.
  • Weiss orthopedics becomes the first hospital in Chicagoland to receive The Joint Commission certification for hip and knee joint replacement.

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LifeSpans Fall 2012Volume 5, Issue 2, Fall 2012: Learn about comprehensive cancer care at Weiss; how Weiss is celebrating 60 years; all about Ranger, a therapy dog, who brings comfort to Weiss visitors; and new options for chronic urinary incontinence.

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LifeSpans Winter 2012Volume 5, Issue 1, Winter 2012: Learn about Weiss' bold new line of defense against cancer--a new linear accelerator; Weiss' new CEO Jeffrey Steinberg, M.D., and his plans for hospital growth and development; one woman's victory over obesity and the new body plastic surgeon Dr. Lawrence Zachary helped her achieve; how to navigate your way through cancer; and Weiss Radiology's newest Accreditation in CT and MR imaging.

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LifeSpans Fall 2011Volume 4, Issue 2, Fall 2011: Learn about how Weiss is going green with its rooftop garden and new recycling program; the achievements and continued growth of the Chicago Center for Orthopedics at Weiss; how we are paving the road toward sustainability at Weiss; simple tests that could help you live longer and happier.

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LifeSpans Spring 2011Volume 4, Issue 1, Spring 2011: Learn about the new women's health program at Weiss; novel treatments for heart disease; the opening of the new Chicago Spine Center at Weiss; a WEB EXTRA: The new face of heart disease.

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LifeSpans Fall 2010Volume 3, Issue 3, Fall 2010: Learn about the new Chicago Center for Orthopedics at Weiss; How one man's knee replacement gave a family their lives back; Weiss' new arthritis clinic for people with joint pain; and D.A.R.E. to Care vascular lectures and screenings at Weiss.

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LifeSpans Summer 2010Volume 3, Issue 2, Summer 2010: Learn about Weiss' new sports medicine partnerships with the Red Stars, the Sky and Joffrey Ballet; othopedic surgeon Dr. Kris Alden's volunteer efforts in post-earthquake Haiti; Weiss' new chief of urology and urologic oncology specialist, Dr. Norm Smith; and Weiss' rooftop garden and farmer's market. 

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LifeSpans Winter 2010

Volume 3, Issue 1, Winter 2010: Learn about Weiss' new lineup of orthopedic specialists, flu season tips and warnings, new inpatient hospice unit with round the clock support and new allergy treatments.

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LifeSpans Vol 2, Issue 2Volume 2, Issue 2, Fall 2009: Learn about one woman's triumph over vascular disease and the new Vascular Institute of Chicago, the new home for cancer care, Lakefront Medical Associates' physicians and staying fit through the Senior Center.

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LifeSpans Vol 02, Issue 01Volume 2, Issue 1, Spring 2009: Learn about joint replacement surgery at Weiss. Also in this issue, read about the latest eye care technology, a new inpatient unit catering to seniors and the joys of "Wii-habilitation."

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Volume 1, Issue 5: Learn about Weiss' comprehensive cancer care. Also in this issue, read about quality neurological services, prostate care and heart health.

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Issue 4Volume 1, Issue 4: Learn about having a better surgery. World-class care means you can get back to living your life sooner.

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Issue 3Volume 1, Issue 3: Learn about our revolutionary approach to joint replacement at our Joint Universityyou're too young to let joint pain slow you down.

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Issue 2 Volume 1, Issue 2: Learn about the science of aging. Start today to live stronger, longer. Also in this issue view our road map to good health.

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Issue 1 Volume 1, Issue 1: Learn about women's health at Weiss. Also in this issue, stop stroke with vascular screenings.

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