Technology Can Put Your Neck on the LineLatest News

Technology Can Put Your Neck on the Line

Collectively, Americans check their smartphones over 8 billion times per day. And young adults age 18 to 24 send or…

Beyond the Buzzword: Why Self-Care Is ImportantIn The Know

Beyond the Buzzword: Why Self-Care Is Important

Self-care. It’s the buzzworthy phrase of the year that’s more than just a trend. This year, 72 percent of millennial…

Shining a Light on Nightshade VegetablesLatest News

Shining a Light on Nightshade Vegetables

Just the name “nightshade,” gives this category of vegetables a shady mystique. And their reputation of possibly contributing to inflammatory…

Tennis Elbow: How to Avoid It and What to Do if You Can’tFamily Health

Tennis Elbow: How to Avoid It and What to Do if You Can’t

Last summer, I picked up tennis after a 30-year hiatus. I joined a summer tennis club and headed to the…

Serving  Up HopeCharities

Serving Up Hope

Chicago’s food pantries nourish the whole person The first week Lakeview Pantry opened the doors to its new building in…

Healing  Power of AromatherapyBriefs

Healing Power of Aromatherapy

Harnessing the power of Mother Nature, fragrant essential oils from plants are being used in medical settings to enhance a…

Retrain Your BladderFamily Health

Retrain Your Bladder

Don’t let urinary incontinence dampen your life If you’ve experienced some form of urinary incontinence — the accidental release of…

How Do  Doctors Unwind?Briefs

How Do Doctors Unwind?

Being a physician is demanding. With long days, grueling surgeries and complex patient care, physician stress and burnout are off…

‘Observation’ Hospital Stay  Can Cost You Big MoneyBriefs

‘Observation’ Hospital Stay Can Cost You Big Money

When you’re in the hospital, a difference in billing classifications can cost you thousands of dollars. Medicare sometimes classifies a…

CDC Reports Record Number of STIsBriefs

CDC Reports Record Number of STIs

You might not hear much about syphilis, but the highly contagious disease is on the rise, along with other sexually…