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Heart Institute

Advocate Heart Institute

Experience and innovation drive our vision for patient-centered care. Our 350 specialists perform more than 20,000 heart procedures each year – that’s more than any other provider in Illinois.

And, as a national leader in heart outcomes, we’re pioneering the most advanced programs and technology.

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Cancer Institute

Advocate Cancer Institute

More cancer patients choose us than any other medical provider in Illinois. Our experience, along with our fellowship-trained surgeons and minimally invasive technology, translates into better outcomes for you or your loved one.

And our holistic approach provides you with an integrated care plan for every step of the journey, from genetic testing to treatment to survivorship programs.

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Brain & Spine Institute

Advocate Brain & Spine Institute

We’re transforming neurological care with the precision of 3D and robotic technology, making complex imaging

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Pediatric Care | Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (“CHOA”) provides free access to certain materials and information, documentation, forms, questionnaires and diagrams relating to the study, prevention, and treatment of concussions via this website and its related pages, including without limitation, for your reference or download (collectively, the “Concussion Program Materials”) as described in this License agreement (“Agreement”). By accessing the Concussion Program Materials, you accept and agree to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

1. Right to Access and Use. CHOA hereby provides you a fully-paid, nontransferable, nonexclusive, personal right and license to access, download, or otherwise use any Concussion Program Materials solely for the following purposes:

(i) if you are accessing the materials as a parent, you may use the Concussion Program Materials for your personal, non-commercial use to educate yourself and your family on concussion prevention and treatment for a child;

(ii) if you are accessing the materials as an

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Health Care : NPR

Health Care : NPR

Health Care The state of health care, health insurance, new medical research, disease prevention, and drug treatments. Interviews, news, and commentary from NPR’s correspondents. Subscribe to podcasts.

Workers use a tape measure mark spaces six feet apart for people to wait in line safely as they

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Dentists, Orthodontists, and Other Oral Health Care Providers

Many different types of oral health care providers could become involved in the care of your teeth, gums, and mouth. A brief description of these various health care providers is as follows:


General Dentist

A general dentist is your primary care dental provider. This dentist diagnoses, treats, and manages your overall oral health care needs, including gum care, root canals, fillings, crowns, veneers, bridges, and preventive education.

All practicing general dentists have earned either a DDS or DMD degree (doctor of dental surgery or doctor of dental medicine, respectively). There is no difference between the two degrees or the curriculum requirements that dentists must meet. Some schools simply award the one degree, while others award the other.

Generally, three or more years of undergraduate education plus four years of dental school is required to become a general dentist. Additional post-graduate training is required to become a

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