Restarting After Covid-19

Restarting After Covid-19

Woodridge residents Bob and Gloria Pluta have spent the majority of their 44-year marriage scrunched into suburbia, surrounded by neighbors,…

Op-Ed: Overwhelmed Hospitals Face a Covid Surge

Op-Ed: Overwhelmed Hospitals Face a Covid Surge

These days, the majority of patients I see on my shifts in the emergency department are Covid-19 patients. In the…

Coping with the Coronavirus Pandemic for People with Anxiety Disorders

Coping with the Coronavirus Pandemic for People with Anxiety Disorders

These days, we all have to accept the anxiety inherent in living in the time of the coronavirus pandemic and…

Revoking My Corona Pass

Revoking My Corona Pass

Accepting the challenge of the new ‘normal’ What’s the state of your mental health these days? Are you anxious? Depressed?…

Covid-19’s Toll on Mental Health

Covid-19’s Toll on Mental Health

The coronavirus pandemic, with all of its stressors, has triggered anxiety, depression, and other disorders When Covid-19 caused businesses to…

Vulnerable Adults

Vulnerable Adults

These 4 risk factors make older people more prone to Covid-19 complications Shortly after a visit to New York in…

Eliminating the Pandemic of Racism

Eliminating the Pandemic of Racism

I love storms, even when they are frightening. When I look at the timing of COVID-19 and what has erupted…

‘It’s Not Over Until It’s Over’

‘It’s Not Over Until It’s Over’

5 things to know about hitting the COVID-19 peak As New York, California and other states begin to see their…

Facing a Surge, Chicago-Area Hospitals Are Fighting for Coronavirus Tests

Facing a Surge, Chicago-Area Hospitals Are Fighting for Coronavirus Tests

Photos courtesy of Rush University Medical Center With a fever, a cough and trouble breathing, Chicago resident Deborah Lielasus, who…