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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…

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…

Relieving Pain with Watsu Water TherapyBriefs

Relieving Pain with Watsu Water Therapy

Those looking to relieve stress and pain might test the water with Watsu, a form of water therapy. In a…

Myth vs FactBriefs

Myth vs Fact

Mosquitoes and ticks are most active during spring and summer, bringing with them not just a propensity for bites, but…