Articles for Tag: "Advocate Medical Group"

Heart surgery gets 100-year-old dancing again  Featured
Heart surgery gets 100-year-old dancing again
Doctors say Irene Vicich, a 100-year-old Chicago resident might be the “the oldest patient in the world” to undergo a new procedure to replace her aortic valve.
Some Illinois counties get an “F” for clean air 
Some Illinois counties get an “F” for clean air
Most Americans are breathing healthier air, according a new report. Find out why some parts of Illinois didn’t make the grade.
Summer camps can boost healthy development 
Summer camps can boost healthy development
Learning doesn’t have to stop during the summer. In fact, summer camp can do a lot more for your kids than you might think.
Cinnamon challenge hospitalizing kids 
Cinnamon challenge hospitalizing kids
At least 30 teens nationwide have ended up in the hospital after taking a risky cinnamon dare. Here’s alarming new information parents need to know.
Do you really need a gynecologist? 
Do you really need a gynecologist?
For women, an annual visit to the primary care doctor may not be enough. Find out why you should see a gynecologist regularly, too.
Stressed out? Read this  Featured
Stressed out? Read this
Life’s pressures can lead to stress. In the short term, stress might not be a bad thing, but chronic stress can be dangerous. Getting a handle on it is essential, physicians say.
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.