PRP: A Promising Panacea or a  Premature Procedure?

PRP: A Promising Panacea or a Premature Procedure?

Can a patient’s own platelet-enhanced blood augment traditional orthopedic procedures and reduce post-surgical healing time? By Ellen Blum Barish The…

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…

Adults with Autism and Brain Injuries

Adults with Autism and Brain Injuries

Image courtesy of The Julie + Michael Tracy Family Foundation When faced with medical or developmental challenges, it helps to…

Chicago-Based Website Helps Individuals Buy Health Insurance

Chicago-Based Website Helps Individuals Buy Health Insurance

By Leigh Page GoHealth is a Chicago-based website that people can access if they can’t get group coverage through their…

Critical Questions: What to Ask Your Doctor During a Consultation

Critical Questions: What to Ask Your Doctor During a Consultation

By Eve Becker Even if a doctor is in a rush, patients have the right to make sure that their…

Health Literacy

Health Literacy

Simplifying patient communication can lead to better health outcomes By Eve Becker When patients leave the doctor’s office, the control…

Above and Beyond

Above and Beyond

By Megy Karydes Learning that someone you love has cancer often unleashes a whirlwind of emotions from fear to anger.…

Doxil Drama

Doxil Drama

The FDA’s approval of generic Doxil has begun to ease shortages of the cancer drug By Patrick Kenney Over the…

The Primary Problem

The Primary Problem

As the population grows, so does the need for effective primary care. Yet the number of family doctors has dwindled,…

The Cost of Delaying Childbirth

The Cost of Delaying Childbirth

Celebs can afford to do it, can you? By Nancy Maes So many stories abound about celebrities in their late…