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Doctor pushes helmet safety after near-fatal bike accident 
Doctor pushes helmet safety after near-fatal bike accident
Pediatrician Deborah Ehrlich never saw the truck that hit her as she cycled home in July 2011. Fortunately, she was wearing her helmet.
Food allergies are on the rise, especially among children 
Food allergies are on the rise, especially among children
The number of people affected by food allergies is growing. Learn what it takes to recognize and treat an allergic reaction to your next meal.
Spring fever vs. hay fever: Either way, it’s allergy season 
Spring fever vs. hay fever: Either way, it’s allergy season
Spring is a favorite time of year for many, but for those with allergies, the season can bring misery.
The real connection between meat and colon cancer 
The real connection between meat and colon cancer
Opinions go back and forth about whether eating meat can raise the risk of colon cancer. Whether we land on an answer or not, here are three truths to consider the next time meat is on the menu.
Changing lives one stride at a time 
Changing lives one stride at a time
A special program is transforming the lives and health habits of grade-school girls—one run at a time.
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.
Bulls forward and mascot bring smiles to sick kids 
Bulls forward and mascot bring smiles to sick kids
Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson and mascot Benny the Bull made a special trip to Advocate Children’s Hospital to brighten the day of some of the hospital’s sickest children.