Tag: Body & Health

Midwest / Illinois - 2 weeks ago

Dispelling the Myths of the HPV Vaccination

Dr. Janet Seabrook Happy New Year! I bet you thought my column was going to be about making resolutions for a healthier lifestyle in the New Year. While I am all for this, there is no need to wait for a specific date to make better choices when it...

Midwest / Illinois - 4 weeks ago

Marram Health Center achieves 100% HRSA compliance

THE PROUD STAFF at Marram Health Center recently celebrated completion of their annual evaluation for compliance with Health Resources and Services Administration. The center, which provides primary healthcare for patients in Northwest Indiana ach...

Midwest / Illinois - 1 month ago

America’s Heroes Group holds holiday dinner

BILL DALEY SPONSORS HOLIDAY DINNER FOR “SILENT HEROES” HOMELESS AND AT-RISK WOMEN VETERANS Mayoral candidate, William “Bill” Daley invited women veterans and their families to a dinner sponsored by his campaign while a guest on radio talk personali...

Midwest / Illinois - 1 month ago

Do you know the warning signs of diabetes?

By Marrison Worthington, health enews, a news service from Advocate Health Care Diabetes is a chronic condition in which your body doesn’t properly break down your food and turn it into energy. When someone has diabetes, their body either doesn’t p...

Midwest / Illinois - 2 months ago

Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center celebrates 20 Years

RUTH M. ROTHSTEIN CORE Center, established as a partnership between the Cook County Health (CCH) and Rush University Medical Center, is celebrating two decades of providing excellence in prevention, care and research of HIV/AIDS and other infectio...

Midwest / Illinois - 2 months ago

The Mammogram: The Fear of Knowing the Truth

Dr. Janet Seabrook By Dr. Janet Seabrook October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I penned the column below a year ago, and its contents are still relevant! I ask that you read it once more, but this time, commit to action once you’re done. Speci...

Midwest / Illinois - 2 months ago

Can breastfeeding prevent heart disease and stroke?

Afro mother with cute baby reading story book in the living room at home By Efua Richardson, health enews, a news service from Advocate Health Care  For years, medical experts have emphasized the importance of breastfeeding and the vast benefits i...