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Health & Fitness

  • Manage stress; live better

    The secret to handling stress isn’t avoiding it but managing it, according to Dr. Anuj Jain, Family Medicine at Woodridge Clinic, with offices in Wood ...
    May 18, 2016 - 9:53 am
  • Retrain your brain to improve balance

           Vertigo is that dizziness you get when you quickly get up, bend over or turn your head. If it happens frequently, there may be a problem in yo ...
    May 5, 2016 - 8:42 am
  • When something good causes something bad

    Medicines are supposed to help us, right?  We all know about side effects.  But what happens when the drugs taken for serious health conditions cause ...
    May 3, 2016 - 8:18 am
  • The power of peace of mind

    Women, make your health a priority. Whether you’re a young woman just starting out, a busy mom work ...
    April 28, 2016 - 1:37 pm
  • Dedicated to serving others

    A s the president of Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital in Wheaton, Kathleen Yosko’s days include meetings, fundraising projects and business developm ...
    April 28, 2016 - 12:48 pm
  • Drug tests help employers, employees

    “From pre-employment to steroid usage in athletes, there are many scenarios that warrant drug testing,” explains Dr. Aunj Jain, Family and Internal Me ...
    April 28, 2016 - 9:16 am
  • Braces can help you have beautiful, straight teeth

    Most people aren’t blessed with perfect teeth.  Some teeth may come in crooked or overlap with one another, or your bite might be misaligned (creating ...
    April 27, 2016 - 9:47 am
  • Say no to cotton swabs

    Cotton-tipped swabs may feel good twirling in your ears, but they’re bad for ear health, according to the American Academy of Otolaryngology (AAO).  T ...
    April 18, 2016 - 8:55 am
  • Find The Best Toothpaste That Meets Your Needs!

    When you shop for toothpaste, the selection is nearly endless.  There are many good brands, each with several types of paste that focus on cleaning, w ...
    March 28, 2016 - 7:17 am
  • Marianjoy Helps Patients Heal From Chronic Running Injuries

    Because running uses many muscles and joints in the lower body, both occasional and habitual runners are susceptible to certain running-related injuri ...
    March 25, 2016 - 7:17 am
  • Cervical cancer easily caught, treated

    Cervical cancer is “highly preventable because screening tests and a vaccine to prevent human papillomavirus (HPV) infections are available, states th ...
    March 21, 2016 - 7:14 am
  • Be Fit aims to put back pain behind you

    Back pain is one of the most common and easiest of life's maladies to locate. It hurts, and you know where it hurts.
    March 10, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • Holistic health integrates mind, body and spiritual wellness

    Good health means more than a fit body. Positive thinking and spiritual grounding, whether it’s through religious faith or connecting to a personal li ...
    Feb. 29, 2016 - 12:17 pm
  • Reduce your risk of stroke through prevention, awareness

    H aving a stroke is scary. What often begins with a droopy face, slurred speech, confusion or a loss of vision can alter your life. Luckily, 80 percen ...
    Feb. 29, 2016 - 12:14 pm
  • Regular Check-ups Help Prevent Cavities

    Cavities are holes in the teeth caused by tooth decay, which can affect both the enamel (outer coating) and the dentin (inner layer) of the tooth.  Wh ...
    Feb. 29, 2016 - 7:00 am
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