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Enjoy an Active Chicago Summer without Injuries

Chicago’s lakefront provides a unique opportunity for people to get out and enjoy the weather along its many miles of paths and parks. From beach … Read more ›

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Osteoporosis is a Health Threat to Women and Men, Young and Old

While women are disproportionately affected by osteoporosis, growing evidence suggests that all adults need to take proactive measures for prevention. Northwestern Medicine® experts say it’s … Read more ›

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Humboldt Park Residents Adopt Healthy Habits and Gain “A Taste of Wellness”

Julia Sanders had suffered from elevated cholesterol and high blood pressure for many years. But during a recent appointment with her doctor, the former nurse … Read more ›

Laurie Kobor of Deerfield is one of the 100,000 people who have learned to play tennis through Midtown Athletic Club's Tennis in No Time program since its inception in 1972. (Photo by Dave Silbar, SilbarPR)
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Deerfield Sister-in-Laws Find Quality Time Together on Court

When sister-in-laws Laurie and Kelli Kobor of Deerfield were searching for a way to spend more time with one another, they came across a tennis … Read more ›

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Clinical Trials are key to finding a cure for Alzheimer’s disease

Clinical trials are the engine that powers medical progress. Through clinical trials, researchers test new ways to detect, treat and prevent Alzheimer's disease and related … Read more ›

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Cancer Survivors Needed!

From the moment you hear the words “You have cancer,” you become a survivor. No matter your age, your race, your diagnosis date, your type … Read more ›

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Health Department Observes National Recreational Water Illness Prevention Week

The week preceding Memorial Day has been designated as National Recreational Water Illness Prevention Week. This year, the observance will take place May 21-27. In … Read more ›

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American Cancer Society Increases Funding to $5.5 Million for Illinois Researchers

Illinois scientists at the forefront of cancer research will receive more than $5.5 million from the Illinois Division of the American Cancer Society this year. … Read more ›

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Understanding Risk Factors and Recognizing Stroke Symptoms May Save Lives

Every 40 seconds someone in the United States has a stroke. Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death and the number one cause of … Read more ›

Allen Kulbersh thanks the ‘phenomenal’ staff, including Physical Therapist Pia Tayag, at Alden Long Grove for getting him back on his feet following spinal surgery.
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“I Walked Out with Only a Cane”

Allen Kulbersh chose Alden Long Grove sight unseen after spinal fusion surgery – he never toured the rehabilitation center before arriving on March 29, 2012 … Read more ›