The Perils of PainFeatures

The Perils of Pain

Searching for new solutions to chronic suffering Pain — ongoing, chronic pain that plagues us day after day — can…

Metastatic Breast CancerSponsored Content

Metastatic Breast Cancer

Living with a terminal cancer that is seldom understood Chicagoan Shannon Collins was in for a shock. At age 26,…

Skip the SaltCardiology

Skip the Salt

Reduce your sodium intake to improve heart health Recently, researchers explained that if the food industry complied with the Food and Drug…

Training Cells to AttackCancer

Training Cells to Attack

Groundbreaking CAR T-cell therapy engineers cells to target tumors In fall 2013, when psychiatrist J. Barry Rubin, DO, developed hip pain,…

Baby on Board?Fertility

Baby on Board?

Opening up fertility conversations in the gender-diverse community Nestled in their Logan Park living room, Wil (pronouns: they/them/theirs), age 22,…

DNA Dos and Don’tsGenetics

DNA Dos and Don’ts

What you need to know about direct-to-consumer genetic health tests I stood in front of the bathroom sink, spitting into the…

Open WideDental

Open Wide

HPV infection may lead to oral cancer, but screening and vaccines can help Park Ridge dentist John Hagopian, DDS, was accustomed to…

Lead’s Dangerous LegacyFeatures

Lead’s Dangerous Legacy

With lead lurking in the paint, soil and water, many Chicagoans are at high risk Like a civic superhero team, three…

Strengthening Core MusclesFitness

Strengthening Core Muscles

Movement exercises combat back pain We live in a sitting culture, says Ivan Huergo, DPT, founder and clinical director of Physical…

Anti-Inflammatory EatingNutrition

Anti-Inflammatory Eating

Plant-based foods may keep inflammation at bay Inflammation is a natural part of life. It’s your body’s rescue response for…