Access to Care

In a shifting healthcare landscape, where do you find the best and most practical care? And how in the world…

Going for Seconds

Complex medical issues may require more input than your doctor can provide. By Patrick Kenney We tend to think of…

Their Kind of Town

National medical institutions are coming to Chicago By Patrick Kenney The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, provides world-class healthcare, just…

Have a Heart

When the heart fails, it’s time to consider a transplant By Terri Yablonsky Stat Glenn Bovard didn’t realize he’d had…

What’s the Score

-A response from our editor In the Spring 2011 issue of Chicago Health, we printed a story called, “Heartful,” which discussed the…

Worth the Risk

Cancer trials come with uncertain outcomes that can lead to innovations By Eve Becker When patients are diagnosed with cancer,…

It’s Not About STDs. It’s About Fighting Cancer.

How immunizing young girls—and boys—against the human papillomavirus can save lives. By Patrick Kenney Odds are you’ve contracted, are carrying,…

Skin Cancer Weapons

Dermatologists have a useful arsenal against skin cancer By Karen Schwartz Whether you’re lying out on one of Chicago’s beaches…

Undercover Skin Care

By Karen Schwartz Three Chicago-area dermatologists have some important tips for Chicagoans who are spending time out in the sun…

Spider VeinsIn The Know

Spider Veins

By Megy Karydes Can you get spider veins from crossing your legs? Or wearing high heels? Are they genetic? Well,…