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Up for Grabs

An adventure through the evolving science of organ transplantation By David Himmel It is late morning in early May 2014.…

Stress In ChicagoMental Health

Stress In Chicago

Since 2007, the American Psychological Association has conducted a national survey on stress. In 2012, the survey charted stress levels…

Know Your PanicFeatures

Know Your Panic

Understanding how to control the way you lose it By Nancy Maes When Richard Harper’s* oldest daughter flew off to…

Supplements: Finding the Edge While Avoiding Snake OilFamily Health

Supplements: Finding the Edge While Avoiding Snake Oil

There’s no shame in wanting to look better naked. But do shortcuts exist, as the $96 billion global supplement industry…

Restless ChildrenFamily Health

Restless Children

Many kids find sleep elusive, due in part to an ADHD misdiagnosis By Nancy Maes Youngsters of all ages need…

When Everything HurtsFamily Health

When Everything Hurts

Diagnosis and treatment of fibromyalgia are often elusive By Nancy Maes Diagnosing this disease isn’t easy. It usually takes years, following…

It’s Winter: Take Your Workout OutsideFitness

It’s Winter: Take Your Workout Outside

Frigid Chicago winters often make us cower inside, afraid of venturing outdoors, especially for exercising. But the truth is, the…

The Food BuzzCurrent Articles

The Food Buzz

Getting the scoop on mindful eating By Victoria Shanta Retelny, RDN Mindful eating may be called New Age, but the…

Diabesity: Giving a name to the abusive relationship between obesity and diabetesColumns

Diabesity: Giving a name to the abusive relationship between obesity and diabetes

By Dr. Gena Vennikandam Ever hear the biblical proverb, “If you find honey, eat just enough.”? These words to the wise…

Hospitals: Hazardous to Your Health?Briefs

Hospitals: Hazardous to Your Health?

One in 25 hospital patients has at least one healthcare-associated infection, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…