Articles for Tag: "Advocate Medical Group"

Dangers of overscheduling your child  Featured
Dangers of overscheduling your child
Parents may think their children benefit from endless activities, but an overloaded schedule with no unstructured free time may lead to a host of other physical and behavioral health issues for children.
Sign of the times: Can garbled text msgs signal stroke? 
Sign of the times: Can garbled text msgs signal stroke?
A new study points to strong evidence that, in some instances, a mixed-up text message could be a sign that your friend or loved one may be having a stroke.
Alzheimer’s patients can now get treatment earlier 
Alzheimer’s patients can now get treatment earlier
The Food and Drug Administration says it will ease regulations regarding the use of experimental drugs for Alzheimer’s patients in the earliest stages of the disease.
Sugary drinks may lead kids to overeat 
Sugary drinks may lead kids to overeat
Sweet drinks can drive kids to consume more calories than they need, researchers say—giving parents another reason to help their kids think twice before they hydrate.
Bribing Americans to lose weight 
Bribing Americans to lose weight
New study suggests that cold hard cash may be enough to buy a person’s willpower to shed unwanted pounds.
Bigger clothes for overweight kids is not the answer, doctors say 
Bigger clothes for overweight kids is not the answer, doctors say
Retailers and manufacturers launch clothing lines and other products targeting obese and overweight children.
My heart will go on  Featured
My heart will go on
Leroy Haynes is the first Illinois patient to leave the hospital with a Total Artificial Heart. Here is his story.