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…

Concussions: Coaches, Players, Physicians Realize Hard-Hitting LessonsFeatures

Concussions: Coaches, Players, Physicians Realize Hard-Hitting Lessons

By Laura Drucker It wasn’t headaches that made Arija Inveiss think she might have a concussion. It wasn’t dizziness or sensitivity…

3D Printing: A model for a better futureFeatures

3D Printing: A model for a better future

Pictured above: Students use the models to practice performing complicated minimally invasive procedures to repair rare birth defects. Photo courtesy…

Where Does It Hurt?Features

Where Does It Hurt?

Untreated or mistreated chronic pain can lead to the pangs of depression By Morgan Lord When Bill Lipscomb, 60, was in…

This Is Not Your Grandparents’ Back SurgeryFeatures

This Is Not Your Grandparents’ Back Surgery

By Heidi Lading Kiec Some of you may recall a grandparent or elderly neighbor constantly stooped over and in pain…

Alternatives to HurtingFeatures

Alternatives to Hurting

Hypnosis and reflexology gain footing for pain control By Nancy Maes Pictured above: Sarah Preusker, Board-Certified Reflexologist.  Photo by JC Paz Photography  …

Reefer to the RescueFeatures

Reefer to the Rescue

Medical cannabis presents new treatment options for pain management By Erika Napoletano Medical marijuana advocates are not just blowing smoke.…