Health Technology

Dual approach to treating brain tumors  Featured
Dual approach to treating brain tumors
Brain tumors require fast action. Read how a team of brain tumor experts at Advocate Christ Medical Center helped to get a 40-something fashionista back to health.
Brain aneurysm: A race to live  Featured
Brain aneurysm: A race to live
A brain aneurysm left 63-year-old Kathy Ciolino fighting for her life. Find out what minimally invasive treatment doctors used to save her life just in time.
Facebook: Hobby, habit or addiction?  Featured
Facebook: Hobby, habit or addiction?
People say they’re “giving up” Facebook for all sorts of reasons: Maybe it’s after a bad break-up or during Lent. Maybe they are just plain tired of the drama. A leading psychiatrist lays it on the line about how Facebook truly can be an obsession.
Without new antibiotics, growing resistance a ‘ticking time bomb’ 
Without new antibiotics, growing resistance a ‘ticking time bomb’
The overuse of antibiotics is creating a potential crisis scientist say. New strains of deadly bacteria are proving difficult, if not impossible, to stop.
Protect your heart before you play 
Protect your heart before you play
Each week in the United States, sudden cardiac arrest claims the lives of up to 2,000 young adults. And many parents don’t even know their children are at risk.
Congestive heart failure patient gets new lease on life  Featured
Congestive heart failure patient gets new lease on life
Spotting the signs and symptoms of heart disease saved the life of a mother of two. Though seemingly healthy, a time bomb was ticking in Lori Cooper’s chest. But the proper diagnosis and treatment has given her a second chance.
Students get rare view into live open-heart surgery 
Students get rare view into live open-heart surgery
Tired of telling your teen to sit up, eat right, don’t smoke, slow down and drive carefully? Perhaps some real face time with a physician performing surgery on an unhealthy heart might get the point across.