Using Stem Cells for Spine SurgeryOrthopedics

Using Stem Cells for Spine Surgery

Sifting through claims to find the benefits Jessica Roby was used to pain. As a former gymnast and diver, she…

Check In Instead of Stressing OutHealth Mastery

Check In Instead of Stressing Out

The other day I was speaking with a friend, the father of a sophomore at one of our prestigious Chicago…

Dreaming of MeaningReasonable Hypochondria

Dreaming of Meaning

It was the night before my brother’s wedding. I was getting ready for the rehearsal dinner. One last check in…

Changing the Conversation About Mental HealthFeatures

Changing the Conversation About Mental Health

Our minds are one of the most powerful things about us. Everything from our physical health to our sense of…

Facing Fears with Virtual Reality TherapyFeatures

Facing Fears with Virtual Reality Therapy

You’re on an airplane in the middle of a storm, lightning flashing outside the window, your seat rocking. “I’m scared,”…

No More Pain. Period.Family Health

No More Pain. Period.

Helping women with endometriosis find relief Endometriosis is a women’s health issue that has long remained in the shadows. Even…

Treating DepressionFeatures

Treating Depression

From telehealth to magnetic stimulation, innovative therapies provide alternatives At the end of the 19th century, it wasn’t uncommon for…

Healing the HurtFeatures

Healing the Hurt

Chicago programs help young victims of trauma find their way forward “What happened to you?” Asking troubled children that question…

Managing the Highs and LowsFamily Health

Managing the Highs and Lows

Families ride the roller-coaster of type 1 diabetes Managing type 1 diabetes is not easy — especially for kids. With…

Breaking Down BarriersFeatures

Breaking Down Barriers

Fighting against the stigma of mental illness and advocating for parity Moments after delivering her first child, a baby girl,…