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  • Weight Loss Surgery: The Myths and Facts

    For many people, losing weight - and keeping it off - can be a lifelong struggle. As health researchers have discovered, weight loss is not always a s ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:18 am
  • Pillars Ball raises $292,000 for mental health, social services

    LA GRANGE PARK – The 2017 Pillars Ball raised $292,000 to support the La Grange Park-based nonprofit's mental health and social services programming.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 6:30 pm
  • Letter: Call for input in Riverside Township

    To the editor:On behalf of the Riverside Township Mental Health Board, I am writing to thank the com ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 3:30 pm
  • Pillars expands addictions services to Berwyn

    BERWYN – At a critical time when substance misuse is becoming a national crisis, Pillars is expanding its addictions services to Berwyn, according to ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 1:06 pm
  • Veneers can give you the beautiful smile you deserve!

    The field of cosmetic dentistry continues to expand, with new technology and treatment options to help improve the health and beauty of your teeth.  W ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:25 am
  • Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute to expand to Delnor, Central DuPage and Kishwaukee hospitals

    A $2.5 million financial gift presented on Valentine's Day will support the expansion of the cutting-edge Northwestern Medicine Bluhm Cardiovascular I ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 8:59 am
  • RML Specialty Hospital The Importance of Infection Prevention

    The goal of any health care institution is to provide the best care possible for patients. Part of this directive involves providing a clean environme ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:39 pm
  • More body mass means more hearing loss for women

    Need another reason to lose weight?  To not lose your hearing, especially for women.  Research from the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston shows t ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 8:22 am
  • February is National Children’s Dental Health Month!

    According to ADA.org, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month every February to raise awareness about t ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 12:23 pm
  • Fundraiser to support Wheaton man battling cancer

    WHEATON – This past fall, Wheaton resident Dan Schwerdtmann was getting ready to go on a trip to Las Vegas with friends and to celebrate his 40th wedd ...
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 3:00 pm
  • Discover relief from TMJ disorder with chiropractic care

    TMJ, or temporomandibular joint, disorder is described as acute or chronic inflammation in the area that connects your mandible to your skull.
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 1:53 pm
  • Audiologists offer expertise surpassing retail outlets

    Who wouldn’t want to save hundreds of dollars on a pair of hearing aids?  People who know that their hearing health is priceless, know that price shou ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 6:42 am
  • Central DuPage Hospital gets new mobile stroke unit

    In treating someone who has just experienced a stroke, minutes count."For every minute you delay in ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 6:00 pm
  • Chiropractic is the go-to therapy for herniated discs

    Herniated discs can occur in any part of the spine and can cause muscle weakness and numbness, among other painful symptoms.
    Jan. 26, 2017 - 2:08 pm
  • Opioid deaths on the rise in DuPage County

    The number of opioid-related deaths in DuPage County continues to increase.In total, there were 78 o ...
    Jan. 25, 2017 - 8:03 pm