Funding the Cancer War

Funding the Cancer War

Despite the money spent on fighting the disease, we’re still searching for the cure to win by Alex Lubischer Bad…

Health Tech

Health Tech

5 Smartphone Apps to Help You Eat Better and Exercise More By Megy Karydes In this issue, we continue our look…

Critical Questions: What to Ask When Choosing Medical Care

Critical Questions: What to Ask When Choosing Medical Care

Choosing a primary care physician is critical to your health and wellness. It can be difficult when the marketplace is…

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Health Tech

6 Health Tech Smartphone Apps to Keep You HealthyBy Megy Karydes Access to accurate health information has become as easy…

Forget Your Lines

Forget Your Lines

Memory Ensemble and Lookingglass Theatre use improv to help Alzheimer’s patients By Nancy Maes Physicians encourage Alzheimer’s patients to stay…

Going Above and Beyond

Going Above and Beyond

Shining the spotlight on Chicago’s charitable organizations By Megy Karydes There is no shortage of nonprofit organizations doing great work…

Immediate Care Clinics

Immediate Care Clinics

Some maladies might not need the services (or the cost) of a hospital emergency room. The list below is compiled…

Online Resources For Choosing a Hospital or Doctor

Online Resources For Choosing a Hospital or Doctor

—Nancy Maes The Internet offers an array of websites designed to help patients evaluate doctors and hospitals. But which one…

The Cost of Nutrition

The Cost of Nutrition

School and community efforts help kids eat well on a budget By Megy Karydes For many families with school-aged children,…

Bringing Healthcare Up to Speed

Bringing Healthcare Up to Speed

How electronic medical records are improving an outdated system by Carroll Cole Once upon a time, to find a book at…