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…

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…

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…

Bringing the Arts to the BlindCharities

Bringing the Arts to the Blind

Local organizations offer touch tours and audio description By Megy Karydes Brett Shishkoff goes to the theater, enjoys museum exhibits,…

Funny Bone

Originally published in the Spring 2017 print edition

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…

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…

Quick tips for gluten-free eatingNutrition

Quick tips for gluten-free eating

By EatingWell Going gluten-free can feel difficult — especially at first — but it doesn’t have to be that way.…

Not So Sweet: Getting smart about sugarNutrition

Not So Sweet: Getting smart about sugar

By Victoria Shanta Retelny, RDN Most of us are guilty of indulging in sugary foods and beverages over the holiday…