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  • Say Goodbye To “Metal Mouth”, And Hello To White Fillings!

    While good dental hygiene goes a long way in preventing cavities, and thus the need for fillings, it’s difficult to avoid them completely.   For mor ...
    July 23, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Nationwide effort to shrink childhood obesity

    Today’s children are walking less, snacking more, and gaining excessive amounts of weight.  First Lady Michelle Obama continues to tackle childhood ob ...
    July 10, 2015 - 2:18 pm
  • Veneers Can Improve The Appearance Of Your Teeth

    It’s nearly impossible to have perfect teeth without assistance from your dentist.  Twice-yearly check-ups help keep teeth clean, and developing probl ...
    July 9, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Allergies worse; treatments better

    Hay fever has nothing to do with hay; rose fever doesn’t refer to roses, explains Dr. Nirmala Arora, ...
    July 7, 2015 - 3:05 pm
  • Dental Care Is Important For Your Baby’s Teeth

    Primary teeth aren’t all that different than permanent teeth.  When a baby’s teeth begin to come in between the ages of 6 months to a year, they requi ...
    June 29, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Catch how fish helps to improve hearing health

    “There’s almost nothing the omega-3s you get from fish and fish oil can’t do,” proclaims Dr. Frank Pescatore, a physican specializing in natural heali ...
    June 25, 2015 - 1:25 pm
  • Body heals within minutes of quitting smoking

      Just 20 minutes after quitting smoking, the person’s heart rate drops to a normal level.  ...
    June 25, 2015 - 12:53 pm
  • Peeper Protector

    A trip to visit his first grandchild turned into a much larger and unexpected business adventure for Downers Grove resident Lawrence Majewski, invento ...
    June 25, 2015 - 7:19 am
  • Get away, right in your own backyard

    What if this summer you could golf, go bird watching, horseback riding, kayaking and camping all without having to make any vacation plans and without ...
    June 25, 2015 - 7:09 am
  • Love of Her Life

    Someone once said if you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life. But turning a beloved hobby into a viable career can be a challenge. ...
    June 25, 2015 - 6:59 am
  • Upward Mobility

    Jourdan Przybyla was a busy kid. Most of her weekends were spent with her dad, out and about in the Chicago area, checking out local places and trying ...
    June 25, 2015 - 6:54 am
  • Colonoscopies screen plus cure cancer

    “A colonoscopy is the one cancer screening tool that also cures the detected cancer, as any pre-cancerous polyps can be immediately removed,” explains ...
    June 24, 2015 - 9:57 am
  • Entering The Age Of Digital Dental X-Rays

    If you keep putting off a visit to your dentist because you’re concerned about the safety of dental X-rays, you’re not alone.  Although it’s been prov ...
    June 10, 2015 - 2:59 pm
  • Restored hearing restores socialization

    Stuff cotton in your ears and attend a party.  Hard to interact and have fun?  That’s how many seniors feel as their hearing diminishes.  Without hear ...
    June 8, 2015 - 3:07 pm
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