For nearly a century, MacNeal has been providing quality healthcare to the Berwyn community and its surrounding area. Families continue to trust us with the care of their loved ones because of the strong relationships we've built with them over the years. And as our community grows, MacNeal consistently expands our scope of care to keep every generation of your family growing strong.
Today, the MacNeal Health Network serves the healthcare needs of more than one million people in the near west and southwest suburbs of Chicago. Along with MacNeal Hospital, a 427-bed fully accredited teaching hospital, our network is comprised of ten primary care centers, a resource library, a school for at-risk children and many other programs. Nearly 90% of our 400 physicians are board-certified, and many speak Spanish. This breadth of service at MacNeal ensures that you and your family receive the level of care you deserve, year after year.
For help in finding a quality physician for your family, to schedule an appointment, or to speak directly with a nurse, call our Physician Referral Service and Nurse Advice Line at 1-888-MACNEAL today.
Asthma is inflammation and narrowing of the airways (called the bronchial tubes).
Find answers in our in-depth report on asthma:
Exercise and asthma: Is exercise jeopardizing your health?
Do you repeatedly cough, have a hard time breathing, and feel tightness in your chest during or after exercise? You may have execrise-induced asthma. Find out what it is and what you can do about it.
Heavy breathing: asthma and your sex life
Asthma, like many chronic diseases, can adversely affect your sex life. But there are ways to cope with it and lessen its effects.
In her own words: living with asthma
Learn about one woman's experience of living with asthma for 15 years.
In her own words: living with juvenile asthma
A mother shares her story of what it's like to have a child with asthma.
Asthma and allergic rhinitis (hay fever) are among the major causes of illness and disability in the United States, affecting as many as 40-50 million Americans. Scientists do not know why certain people experience allergic reactions, but they do know that increased amounts of a substance called leukotrienes play an important role in causing symptoms.
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