Springy, Zingy Melon SoupRecipes

Springy, Zingy Melon Soup

Ginger and turmeric have been prized for centuries, not only for their spicy flavor when they’re added to curries, stir-fries…

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Memory Cafes Provide Activities for Alzheimer’s

At the Chicago Memory Café, a group of people living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, along with their caregivers,…

Long-Lasting Hiccups More Common than Thought

Everyone knows that uncomfortable, annoying gasp of air known as the hiccup. But can you imagine having hiccups indefinitely? Physicians…

Fighting Cancer and Food InsecurityBriefs

Fighting Cancer and Food Insecurity

All cancer patients should have access to the healthy food needed to nourish and heal their bodies. That’s why Advocate…

A Dire DiagnosisPediatrics

A Dire Diagnosis

But advancements give new hope for children with sickle cell disease Martha Strong’s son Marrion came out screaming.  “He was…

Erectile DysfunctionMen's Health

Erectile Dysfunction

Honest conversations with physicians can help men find treatment Although you may see TV ads about erectile dysfunction (ED), the…

I’ll Hold Your HandAging

I’ll Hold Your Hand

Providing peace and support through hospice care A little more than six years ago, Sandy Downs sat down with her…

A Better Life for AllCharities

A Better Life for All

GiGi’s Playhouse and Center for Enriched Living offer opportunities for achievement It’s a universal feeling: to want to belong and…

Suicide WatchBriefs

Suicide Watch

Know the Warning Signs in Older Adults A recent study in the journal Clinical Interventions in Aging revealed a shocking…

Robot Improves  Lung Cancer DetectionBriefs

Robot Improves Lung Cancer Detection

Lung cancer, generally asymptomatic in its early stages, is often not discovered until it’s more advanced. But a new robotic…