Funny Bone

Originally published in the Spring 2017 print edition

Myth or Fact?Shorts

Myth or Fact?

We asked leading Chicago doctors to weigh in on these common health conceptions Myth or Fact? Don’t go outside without…

Customized CoachingFitness

Customized Coaching

Personalized wellness plans target health and fitness By Megy Karydes Often, a doctor will dole out a recommendation to eat right and…

Cancer-Fighting MushroomsRecipes

Cancer-Fighting Mushrooms

By Jeannette Hurt Mushrooms. They add a burst of umami flavor, a gourmet touch and meaty weight to dishes, and…

Necessary RestAging

Necessary Rest

Respite care eases the burdens on caregivers By Kevin Sterne Caring for an aging parent can be physically and mentally demanding,…

Making Sense of SleepSleeping Disorders

Making Sense of Sleep

Restless nights can ruin your days. A sleep study may be able to help By Kate Silver Rick Bonow feels like…

Gut ReliefNutrition

Gut Relief

Low-FODMAP diet may help those with stomach ills By Victoria Shanta Retelny, RDN Let’s face it, when your gut is…

Wearable MedicineTechnology

Wearable Medicine

New devices tackle heart disease and diabetes By Tom Mullaney Above photo: CardioMEMS pulmonary artery sensor. Courtesy of St. Jude Medical, Inc. A new…

Seniors in the CenterAccess to Care

Seniors in the Center

Changing the way older adults access healthcare By Erika Napoletano Above: At Northwestern Medicine, Anne Seltzer, social worker with the division of…

OCD?Mental Health

OCD?

Misconceptions abound of a debilitating disorder By Lorna Collier Diana, 18, is a North Carolina high school senior who loves animals. She…