Fighting Obesity With Calorie Counts and Community EffortsLatest News

Fighting Obesity With Calorie Counts and Community Efforts

By Kevin Sterne A federal regulation that would have given consumers a better idea of their calorie consumption at chain…

6 Things to Know Before Starting Infertility TreatmentsFamily Health

6 Things to Know Before Starting Infertility Treatments

By Nadine Kenney Johnstone It’s a surprising statistic: One in every eight couples has trouble getting pregnant. With National Infertility…

Food as MedicineLatest News

Food as Medicine

How what you eat affects your mood By Nancy Maes “You are what you eat” may seem like a casual…

Chicago Tech Start-up Spurs Weight LossFitness

Chicago Tech Start-up Spurs Weight Loss

By Tom Mullaney At the start of every new year, Americans’ number one resolution is to lose weight. It’s a…

The Future of Rehab: RIC’s Shirley Ryan AbilityLabRehabilitation

The Future of Rehab: RIC’s Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

By Tom Mullaney When the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago looks to the future, it sets its sights high. In this…

Miss-Diagnosed: Heart disease is the number one killer of women, yet it’s often hiddenFamily Health

Miss-Diagnosed: Heart disease is the number one killer of women, yet it’s often hidden

By Laura Drucker Who do you picture when you think of a typical heart disease patient? Most people think of…

A Bright Light in Cancer TreatmentShorts

A Bright Light in Cancer Treatment

Imagine a technology that allows physicians to target cancer cells with laser precision, sparing a patient’s healthy cells in the…

Healing Society’s SoulFeatures

Healing Society’s Soul

Physicians sound the alarm for treating gun violence as a public health epidemic By Katie Scarlett Brandt Photo by Jim Vondruska…

Beating the Biological ClockFamily Health

Beating the Biological Clock

Eggs without an expiration date offer women fertile hopes By Morgan Lord Starting at age 30, women may hear their…

Minimally Invasive SurgeryIn The Know

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Less cutting of tendons and ligaments can lead to quicker recovery By Kelly K. James Michael Floodstrand had always led…