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Are Weighted Blankets the Secret to Better Sleep?

We all need hugs, but some children, especially those with sensory disorders, are seeking better sleep with the gentle pressure…

Cauliflower has taken center stage, offering health and culinary benefitsLatest News

Cauliflower has taken center stage, offering health and culinary benefits

Cauliflower has become a food star, exploding onto the culinary scene as a nourishing stand-in for white rice, pasta, potatoes…

Stroke Rates Increasing in Those Under 55Latest News

Stroke Rates Increasing in Those Under 55

Stroke is not a disease that’s exclusive to the elderly. Fans were shocked and saddened when Luke Perry, former teen…

Does Your Child Really Need Supplements?Latest News

Does Your Child Really Need Supplements?

About a third of children and adolescents take dietary supplements. Parents should be cautious though, some physicians warn, because some…

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The Perils of Pain

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

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Metastatic Breast Cancer

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

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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…

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Suicide Watch

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