Fitness & Wellness

Ask a Doc: Is it healthy for my child to play one sport year-round? 
Ask a Doc: Is it healthy for my child to play one sport year-round?
An orthopedic surgeon/sports medicine specialist addresses this common question.
A massive heart attack unites basketball players for a common cause 
A massive heart attack unites basketball players for a common cause
For the past 30 years, a retired Chicago Public Schools teacher has championed a well-known mentoring program on the city’s south side.
Little hearts need big love 
Little hearts need big love
A father turned Chicago Marathon runner gives back to the doctors who saved his daughter’s life.
7 morning routines that won’t wear you out 
7 morning routines that won’t wear you out
A poor night’s sleep can make you tired. But how you wake up may be the real culprit.
What’s better for you: Running outside or on the treadmill?  Featured
What’s better for you: Running outside or on the treadmill?
Where you choose to exercise plays a role in the amount of calories burned.
Unusual signs your body is stressed 
Unusual signs your body is stressed
While some indicators of stress are widely known, here are a few lesser-known side effects that may surprise you.
Should canines crash in your bed?  Featured
Should canines crash in your bed?
Find out if it’s really a good idea to let your pet sleep with you.