Health Learning Centers at Northwestern Memorial Hospital

The Alberto Culver Health Learning Centers at Northwestern Memorial Hospital empower users—the public, patients, families, and NM providers and staff—with timely, accurate, health information.

Decisions about health, whether they involve treating an illness or evaluating the benefits of a lifestyle change, should be made with the most accurate and up-to-date information available. Today’s healthcare consumers can find advice on healthcare topics in a variety of places, including the Internet, print publications, television programs and advertising promotions. But with so much information out there, it can be difficult to know what to trust.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital offers up-to-date and trusted healthcare information that can help you make the best healthcare decisions. Our Health Learning Center is a state-of-the-art health information library that offers resources for patients, their families and members of the community seeking the most reliable answers to healthcare questions.  Our resources include books, journals, cookbooks, memoirs, medical references, multimedia options such as medical models of body systems, DVDs and computer programs, Internet information, classes, programs and cancer resources.

The HLC has a main site and a cancer satellite that is open to the public:

Alberto Culver Health Learning Center
251 E. Huron St., Galter 3-304, Chicago IL 60611
(312) 926-5465 

Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University
Galter Pavilion
251 E. Huron Street, 21st floor, Chicago IL 60611

 

A digital science magazine published by Science in Society and written by Northwestern faculty, students and staff.

Connect with Science in Society on Facebook and Twitter.