Lifespans is a community newsletter from Weiss Memorial Hospital. 

Volume 7, Issue 2, Summer 2015

In the current issue: 

  • The new face of joint replacement: With new implants lasting as long as 20 years, younger patients are opting to trade their pain for new joints.
  • A Chicago marathoner continues to run at age 69 for Alzheimer’s, with a little help from Weiss’ orthopedic specialists.
  • New Colorectal Surgery Center at Weiss brings advanced care to your neighborhood.
  • Weiss’ Uptown Farmers Market is in full swing for a sixth season, every Thursday, June through October.

Lifespans Archive

Volume 7, Issue 1, Winter 2015

A new procedure combats peripheral vascular disease and gives man new lease on life; Weiss is honored as a Chicagoland “Best Hospital” by U.S. News & World Report; making healthy eating and nutrition work for you; revision hip surgery offers new hope to patients suffering from “uneven legs”; Weiss becomes the first in Chicago area to receive Joint Commission Certification for joint replacement programs.

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Volume 6, Issue 1, Fall 2013

Read about Weiss’ commitment to its community as it celebrates 60 years; sophisticated mammography is back at Weiss; 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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Volume 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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Volume 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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Volume 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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Volume 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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Volume 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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Volume 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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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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Volume 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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Volume 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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Volume 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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Volume 1, Issue 3

Learn about our revolutionary approach to joint replacement at our Joint University—you're too young to let joint pain slow you down.

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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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Volume 1, Issue 1

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

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