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Getting Over It: Why You Should Get a Colonoscopy

Facing the discomfort of a colonoscopy is a sure way to avoid the greater discomfort and danger of colon cancer By Rhonda…

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How an Eye Disease Associated with Seniors Is Impacting More Young People

By Kate Silver For seven years, I went to different optometrists and ophthalmologists with a nagging, intermittent complaint. Sometimes once a…

The Dangers of Meningitis Can Be PreventedFamily Health

The Dangers of Meningitis Can Be Prevented

By Megy Karydes Kaitie Mayberry Hauser wasn’t overly concerned when she felt a migraine coming on while in college in…

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Three Chicago Research Facilities Are Changing the World of Prosthetics

Lee Miller, PhD, in his lab at Northwestern University. Photo by James Foster Futuristic is the first word that comes…

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You Are What You Eat

By Victoria Shanta Retelny, RDN With so many diets out there promising weight loss, longevity and a youthful glow, what…

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Doctor’s Orders: Sleepless in Chicago

By Dr. Gena Vennikandam At the time of this writing, it’s 2 a.m. in the dead of winter. I’m feeling a…

The Happy Heart: Being Optimistic Can Help Your Heart HealthCardiology

The Happy Heart: Being Optimistic Can Help Your Heart Health

By Megy Karydes “It’s well recorded that depression, anxiety and stress associated with poor health,” says Rosalba Hernandez, PhD, MSc,…

Cartilage repair, restoration becoming more commonOrthopedics

Cartilage repair, restoration becoming more common

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently heard about cartilage being used in knee joints. Last summer I was diagnosed with osteopenia,…

Discovering need to treat high blood pressure may be too lateCardiology

Discovering need to treat high blood pressure may be too late

Source: University of Alabama at Birmingham whatdoctorsknow.com Untreated high blood pressure, or hypertension, wreaks havoc on the body, leading to…

There is relief for side effects of iron supplementsTribune

There is relief for side effects of iron supplements

The Medicine Cabinet – Ask the Harvard Experts  By Howard LeWine, M.D. Q: I have anemia and need to take…