­­The Un-sexiest Disease in the RoomCardiology

­­The Un-sexiest Disease in the Room

Why is the idea of improving our heart health so unattractive to us? By Alex Lubischer The problem with cardiovascular…

Sitting at the Unpopular TableCancer

Sitting at the Unpopular Table

Lesser-known cancers deserve far more attention By Nancy Maes Some cancers, such as breast, colon and lung, are well known.…

The Primary ProblemBusiness of Healthcare

The Primary Problem

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

Animal AppetiteLifestyle

Animal Appetite

Good pet health, like ours, begins with the diet By Eve Becker We know that our health, as humans, is largely…

The Chicago BluesIn The Know

The Chicago Blues

Seasonal Affective Disorder a far cry from clinical depression By Jenny Allen We’ve all been there. It’s the dead of…

Act Fast to Help Stroke CareIn The Know

Act Fast to Help Stroke Care

By Eve Becker Last January, Mark Kirk woke up with a headache. It worsened as the morning progressed, followed by…

Living Too  LargeFamily Health

Living Too Large

A Look at the Chicago Childhood Obesity Epidemic By Morgan Lord When it comes to childhood obesity in Chicago, there’s…

Real Men Ask for HelpFamily Health

Real Men Ask for Help

Erectile dysfunction can damage self-esteem and hurt relationships. But if dealt with appropriately, it just might save your life. By…

Physical Therapy after Joint Replacement SurgeryIn The Know

Physical Therapy after Joint Replacement Surgery

The recipe for a successful return to normal activities By Nancy Maes When extensive pain makes knee or hip replacement…

Old Arthur ItisArthritis

Old Arthur Itis

Are the effects of arthritis just something we have to deal with as we age? By Karen Schwartz Ah, getting…