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Ready to Look and Feel Better? Take the Cohen Method 6 Week Fitness Challenge Starting June 25th!

Northbrook, IL – Body Illusions is now registering people for its innovative men’s boot camp and women’s boot camps to be held twice a week … 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 ›

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"Health Freedom"

By Kurt Youngmann – Healthcare Consumer Advocate “Health Freedom” Among the first concepts I encountered in my early research into alternative healthcare was that of … Read more ›

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The Auxiliary Board of Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Chicago Magazine Present the 12th Annual Summer Lovin’ Event

Chicago magazine and The Auxiliary Board of Northwestern Memorial Hospital will introduce the magazine’s most eligible singles for 2012 at the 12th annual Summer Lovin’ … Read more ›

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Further Concerns About Supplements

Supplemental entry by Kurt Youngmann – Healthcare Consumer Advocate On two previous occasions I posted about potential dangers from dietary supplements. (“TribLocal” 4/6/12 and 4/9/12). … Read more ›

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Northbrook resident named to leadership role at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital

Jeffrey Rosengarten, MD, of Northbrook was recently named chief of Radiology at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital. He is among 19 physicians named to leadership roles … 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 ›

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The War on Cancer – AARP says we’re winning!

Supplemental entry by Kurt Youngmann – Healthcare Consumer Advocate Alternative healthcare providers would have us believe that mainstream medicine is losing the war on cancer. … Read more ›

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Study: People Raised in Rural Environments Less Likely to Develop Allergies

A newly published study conducted at the University of Helsinki confirms that people who grow up in rural environments are less likely to develop autoimmune … Read more ›