Media Coverage

The work done by Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine faculty members (and even some students) is regularly highlighted in newspapers, online media outlets and more. Below you’ll find links to articles and videos of Feinberg in the news.

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Dr. Michael Ison, an expert in infectious disease at Northwestern, says it’s
not too late to get the vaccine.

“According to the CDC, the strains that are in circulation currently are very
well matched to the vaccine so it should provide excellent efficacy,” said
Dr Ison. “The other thing you have to recognize is that once you get the flu
vaccine is only protecting you against flu and it takes a couple of weeks
for that protection to develop so if you get exposed the day after you get
the vaccine or you get exposed to another virus that isn’t influenza you
still may get sick.”

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Por otra parte, Higuaín será operado hoy en el Northwestern Memorial Hospital
de Chicago de su hernia discal. El neurocirujano Richard G. Fessler será el
encargado de realizale una endoscopia en la columna al ‘Pipita.’

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Gonzalo Higuaín ya está más cerca de volver a los terrenos de juego. El
delantero internacional argentino del Real Madrid fue operado de una hernia
discal en el Northwestern Memorial Hospital de Chicago por el doctor Richard
G. Fessler, jefe del departamento de Neurocirugía del citado centro médico,
y la intervención se desarrolló sin problemas.

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El prestigioso especialista neurocirujano Richard G. Fessler, del Feinberg
School of Medicine de la Universidad de Northwestern, en Chicago, será el
encargado de la hernia discal que sufre.


Michael Fleming of the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in
Chicago says these depressed students are not screened for depression even
though about 2 percent to 3 percent of these depressed students have had
suicidal thoughts or are considering suicide.

“Depression screening is easy to do, we know it works, and it can save
lives,” Fleming says in a statement. “It should be done for every student
who walks into a health center. These kids might drop out of school because
they are so sad or hurt or kill themselves by drinking too much or taking

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