Features Chicago area hospitals, healthcare facilities and clinics, graduate medical education, allied health programs, and health and fitness resources.

50+ Messages / Page 1

Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
October 25, 2021 at 4:11 PM

COVID-19 booster | Falling | St. Louis slinger

COVID-19 booster | Falling | St. Louis slinger   CDC approves mixing and matching boosters Thinking about getting your booster shot? An infectious disease expert weighs in. One in four older Americans does this every year Falls…
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
October 22, 2021 at 4:09 PM

Flu after flu shot | Mask disposal | Mushroom, squash and chicken salad with sesame dressing

Flu after flu shot | Mask disposal | Mushroom, squash and chicken salad with sesame dressing   Can you get the flu after the flu shot? What you should know after getting the flu vaccine. 5 warning signs of suicide There is hope…
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
October 21, 2021 at 4:09 PM

Halloween safety | Vision health | Thai red curry mussels

Halloween safety | Vision health | Thai red curry mussels   Trick or treat or stay home? Take precautions and go for it. Let the begging for candy commence. Back to basics: 7 ways you can help prevent heart failure Stay one ste…
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
October 20, 2021 at 4:10 PM

Kids flu shot and COVID-19 vaccine | Reading | Roast chicken

Kids flu shot and COVID-19 vaccine | Reading | Roast chicken   Can kids get the COVID-19 vaccine and the flu shot at the same time? A pediatrician weighs in on vaccinations this flu season. Read any good books lately? Maybe you s…
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
October 19, 2021 at 4:10 PM

COVID-19 vs. flu shot | Weight loss option | Pesto chicken salad

COVID-19 vs. flu shot | Weight loss option | Pesto chicken salad   Do you need both a flu shot and a COVID-19 vaccine? Yes, and here's why. Why this underused weight loss tool might be right for you Obesity is a chronic disease…
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
October 18, 2021 at 4:08 PM

COVID-19 booster | Child mental health | Steak burrito

COVID-19 booster | Child mental health | Steak burrito   Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 booster shot approved by FDA Do you need a COVID-19 booster? An expert weighs in. Is the pandemic harming your child's mental health? This…
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
October 15, 2021 at 4:06 PM

Medicare and Medicare Advantage | Stomach ache | Salt-and-vinegar roasted radishes

Medicare and Medicare Advantage | Stomach ache | Salt-and-vinegar roasted radishes   Medicare 101: What's the difference between Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage? Medicare is a broad term. Here’s how Medicare coverage differs. …
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
October 14, 2021 at 4:06 PM

Top health threats to women | Shorten your cold? | Chicken piccata

Top health threats to women | Shorten your cold? | Chicken piccata   How to reduce your risk for two top health threats for women A dietitian has some good advice. Can taking this help shorten your cold? There's no cure, but th…
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
October 13, 2021 at 4:06 PM

Signs of depression | Blood pressure at home | Lamb and white bean chili

Signs of depression | Blood pressure at home | Lamb and white bean chili   The less-known physical signs of depression Joint pain, headaches, arthritis? Did you know these symptoms can be warning signs of the common mood disorder? …
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
October 12, 2021 at 4:05 PM

Ted Lasso and panic attacks | Nursing pillow | Spaghetti with quick meat sauce

Ted Lasso and panic attacks | Nursing pillow | Spaghetti with quick meat sauce   This is what we can learn from Ted Lasso’s panic attacks How do you know when you’re having one? It makes feeding easier, but is your baby in da…
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
October 11, 2021 at 4:08 PM

Sleep troubles | Inflammatory breast cancer | Quick strawberry “cheesecakeâ€

Sleep troubles | Inflammatory breast cancer | Quick strawberry “cheesecake”   Sleep troubles can make you more than just tired This is how one study linked poor sleep to dementia later in life. Know the signs, symptoms of inf…
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
October 8, 2021 at 4:06 PM

Genetic testing | Mindfulness | Fried chicken salad with buttermilk dressing

Genetic testing | Mindfulness | Fried chicken salad with buttermilk dressing   How genetic testing for cancer can impact your survival Learn why getting a hereditary cancer risk assessment is more convenient than ever. How coffee…
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
October 7, 2021 at 4:06 PM

Flu shot side effects | Sitting | Sweet potato carbonara

Flu shot side effects | Sitting | Sweet potato carbonara   What are the side effects of this year’s flu shot? Questions about flu shot side effects? An expert weighs in. Are you sitting too much at home? This is how you can …
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
October 6, 2021 at 4:06 PM

Limb salvage | Lose weight | Black bean and chipotle tostadas

Limb salvage | Lose weight | Black bean and chipotle tostadas   New program saves limbs in patients with critical limb ischemia This multi-disciplinary team offers more hope for people with limbs at risk for amputation. Tired? Tr…
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
October 5, 2021 at 4:06 PM

Runny nose or COVID | Productivity | Dan dan noodles

Runny nose or COVID | Productivity | Dan dan noodles   Could your child’s runny nose be COVID? A pediatrician weighs in on symptoms of the delta variant. Are you eating too much of this? A new study gives the latest warning a…
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
October 4, 2021 at 4:08 PM

Talk therapy | Air purifier | Peanut tofu wrap

Talk therapy | Air purifier | Peanut tofu wrap   Is it time to talk? The benefits of talk therapy and how it can be useful for you. Should you buy an air cleaner for your home? With the flu and COVID in the air, know this befo…
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
October 1, 2021 at 4:06 PM

Panic attack or anxiety attack | Flu shot | Wine and tomato braised chicken

Panic attack or anxiety attack | Flu shot | Wine and tomato braised chicken   Is there a difference between panic attacks and anxiety attacks? Many people use the terms interchangeably. This type of pain is common in new mothers …
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
September 30, 2021 at 4:06 PM

Skin microbiome | Weight gain | Taquitos

Skin microbiome | Weight gain | Taquitos   It’s more than skin deep: Your skin microbiome and why it’s important An expert weighs in on why you should care about your skin microbiome. Can you really gain weight overnight? …
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
September 29, 2021 at 4:05 PM

Primary care doctor | Sex after surgery | Tortilla soup

Primary care doctor | Sex after surgery | Tortilla soup   Why this simple move may be essential to your health Don’t put off making an appointment with your primary care doctor or scheduling that routine checkup. Should you tak…
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
September 28, 2021 at 4:05 PM

Active at the park | Cell phones | Vegetarian chili

Active at the park | Cell phones | Vegetarian chili   How to be active at park playdates Getting off the bench can help you and your kids build healthy habits. 7 foods that actually make you more hungry These foods might look g…
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
September 27, 2021 at 4:08 PM

Eye exams | Cyberchondriac | Chile-garlic roasted sweet potatoes

Eye exams | Cyberchondriac | Chile-garlic roasted sweet potatoes   Here’s why you should be having regular eye exams There’s a lot you might not be seeing. Always Googling your symptoms? You may be a cyberchondriac Worried…
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
September 24, 2021 at 4:06 PM

Teen suicide | Menstrual cramps | Honey-mustard chicken with couscous and carrots

Teen suicide | Menstrual cramps | Honey-mustard chicken with couscous and carrots   Suicide among our youth is rising With suicide among our youth on the rise, learn how anxiety and depression are key risk factors. 6 ways to figh…
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
September 23, 2021 at 4:08 PM

Clinical trials | Stroke | Cranberry-pecan cinnamon rolls

Clinical trials | Stroke | Cranberry-pecan cinnamon rolls   What are the pros and cons to clinical trials? Learn the potential benefits and possible risks before you say yes. What's the difference between these types of strokes? …
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
September 22, 2021 at 4:06 PM

Mediterranean diet | Sleeping too much | Tortilla soup

Mediterranean diet | Sleeping too much | Tortilla soup   These foods are good for your heart and your waistline This way of eating may be better for losing weight than a low-fat diet. Are you sleeping too much? A new study rais…
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
September 21, 2021 at 4:09 PM

Suicide warning signs | Cataracts | Guacamole with bell pepper dippers

Suicide warning signs | Cataracts | Guacamole with bell pepper dippers   7 warning signs of suicide Signs you can watch out for. 6 tips to manage the stress in your life Carrying a large amount can be detrimental to your healt…
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
September 20, 2021 at 4:09 PM

Lung cancer | Simple ways to be healthy | Veggie egg salad

Lung cancer | Simple ways to be healthy | Veggie egg salad   Are you lowering your lung cancer risk? Here’s how to begin breathing easier. 5 ways to make being healthy simple It doesn't have to be complicated. You can start h…
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
September 17, 2021 at 4:08 PM

Yoga and Pilates | Needles | Double peanut butter-chocolate chewies

Yoga and Pilates | Needles | Double peanut butter-chocolate chewies   What’s the difference between yoga and Pilates? Learn their differences and similarities How to deal with this common fear Facts, tips and an expert nurse …
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
September 16, 2021 at 4:09 PM

Achieve your goals | Flu shot | Mexican grilled corn

Achieve your goals | Flu shot | Mexican grilled corn   Here’s why you should try setting smaller goals It may be beneficial for your mental health. Do not skip getting a flu shot this year Flu season will be here before you k…
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
September 15, 2021 at 4:07 PM

Staying healthy in the fall | Apologizing | Bean and salmon salad with anchovy-arugula dressing

Staying healthy in the fall | Apologizing | Bean and salmon salad with anchovy-arugula dressing   How to fight allergies, flu and COVID-19 this fall Here’s how to combat allergies, the flu and transitional seasons. Worried you…
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
September 14, 2021 at 4:12 PM

Gastroparesis | Nuts and heart health | Grilled green beans

Gastroparesis | Nuts and heart health | Grilled green beans   Five million people in the U.S. have this long-lasting stomach disease Doctors say persistent stomach related pains after being diagnosed with COVID-19 or diabetes could mean you have this lifelong conditio…
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
September 13, 2021 at 4:12 PM

Relax to remember | Smart speaker | Mediterranean chicken quinoa bowl

Relax to remember | Smart speaker | Mediterranean chicken quinoa bowl   Tips to remember more of what your doctor says at your next visit Get tips from an expert on how to get more out of your health visit. How to use a smart sp…
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
September 10, 2021 at 4:10 PM

Lung cancer detection technology | Sugar consumption | Pomegranate float

Lung cancer detection technology | Sugar consumption | Pomegranate float   Robotic bronchoscopy takes deep tissue samples for early detection of lung cancer Diagnosing lung cancer at its earliest stage increases the 5-year survival rate to 92 percent. Getting a lung c…
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
September 9, 2021 at 4:08 PM

Diet and fitness | Mask myths | Quick pickled beets

Diet and fitness | Mask myths | Quick pickled beets   Wondering how to refresh your diet and fitness routine? Here’s a good resource for customized advice. What's healthier - fresh or frozen produce? When it comes to fruits a…
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
September 8, 2021 at 4:11 PM

Check out a mole | Wrinkles | Stuffed avocados

Check out a mole | Wrinkles | Stuffed avocados   When you should have a mole checked out A nurse practitioner with Advocate Aurora Health offers advice on what to look for in a mole. Got 60 seconds? Here's how to get healthier …
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
September 7, 2021 at 4:08 PM

Nordic diet | White teeth | Blueberry-ricotta pancakes

Nordic diet | White teeth | Blueberry-ricotta pancakes   Should you try the Nordic diet? See what’s behind this healthy way of eating that’s also friendly to the environment. This is why some foods make your mouth itchy He…
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
September 6, 2021 at 4:08 PM

Healthy grilling | Sunscreen | Fajita burgers

Healthy grilling | Sunscreen | Fajita burgers   6 tips to grilling healthy meals Do you know if your favorite grilled foods are the healthiest options? Here are ideas to help you make your barbecue sizzle with health and flavor. …
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
September 3, 2021 at 4:10 PM

Walking | Healthier coffee | Vegan cauliflower “egg†salad

Walking | Healthier coffee | Vegan cauliflower “egg” salad   Here’s how to get the most benefits from your walking routine Why you should get on your feet. 3 recipes for a healthier cup of coffee Learn how to make a crea…
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
September 2, 2021 at 4:11 PM

Back pain | Lose weight | Baked cod casserole

Back pain | Lose weight | Baked cod casserole   How to be physically active and not hurt your back Prevent back pain before needs treatment. Looking to lose weight? Try these tips A nutritionist offers a few tips for those loo…
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
September 1, 2021 at 4:12 PM

Supportive sandals | Pumpkin spice | Cilantro-lime chicken bowls

Supportive sandals | Pumpkin spice | Cilantro-lime chicken bowls   The search for supportive sandals What to look for to optimize feet health. Are those symptoms flu or COVID-19? See how they stack up. …
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
August 31, 2021 at 4:12 PM

Pain management | Supplements | Rosemary flatbread with yellow split pea spread

Pain management | Supplements | Rosemary flatbread with yellow split pea spread   Got pain? Find out your minimally invasive options A doctor discusses at-home to clinical remedies. Health benefits of a clean home Experts say t…
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
August 30, 2021 at 4:13 PM

Candles | Midwives | Thai rice pilaf

Candles | Midwives | Thai rice pilaf   Does burning candles affect the air you breathe? Read what experts say about candles and get tips on how to burn them correctly. Ready to have a baby? This specialized expert can help Nu…
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
August 27, 2021 at 4:09 PM

Apple cider vinegar | Sensory wall | Sweet potato carbonara

Apple cider vinegar | Sensory wall | Sweet potato carbonara   What you should know about apple cider vinegar Apple cider vinegar is touted as a miracle cure, but is it as good for you as people say it is? How do you talk to your …
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
August 26, 2021 at 4:14 PM

Back to school | Seafood-based diet | Creamy mustard chicken

Back to school | Seafood-based diet | Creamy mustard chicken   How to prepare to send kids back-to-school amid rise in COVID cases Parents and school officials may be wondering how to protect kids as COVID cases increase with the spread of the Delta variant. …
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
August 25, 2021 at 4:15 PM

Fructose malabsorption | Dry skin | Pear and chioggia beet slaw

Fructose malabsorption | Dry skin | Pear and chioggia beet slaw   Is this causing your digestive issues? Even seemingly healthy foods may have too much of this. Thinking about psychotherapy? Here's what you should know. These …
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
August 24, 2021 at 4:11 PM

COVID-19 vaccine update | High blood pressure | Edamame and salmon stir-fry with miso butter

COVID-19 vaccine update | High blood pressure | Edamame and salmon stir-fry with miso butter   Full FDA approval for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is here The vaccines are extremely effective and safe, experts say. Don’…
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
August 23, 2021 at 4:12 PM

Sleep apnea | Nature | Green veggie bowl with chicken

Sleep apnea | Nature | Green veggie bowl with chicken   You have sleep apnea. Now what? Make sure your habits aren’t making your sleep apnea worse. 6 ways to better to appreciate nature, even from a distance It might seem im…
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
August 20, 2021 at 4:09 PM

Cardiomyopathy | Lung damage | Curried shrimp and potato kebabs

Cardiomyopathy | Lung damage | Curried shrimp and potato kebabs   This heart disorder is often a hidden health risk Many people with cardiomyopathy, a heart muscle disorder that causes stiffness and weakness, may not experience symptoms. …
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
August 19, 2021 at 4:11 PM

COVID-19 booster | Mental health and sports | Blackberry BBQ pork chops

COVID-19 booster | Mental health and sports | Blackberry BBQ pork chops   COVID-19 booster shot may be available by late September The booster still needs to be authorized by the FDA, but health experts say it could help those at higher risk. …
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
August 18, 2021 at 4:13 PM

Wine headaches | Chocolate | Slow-cooker Buffalo chicken dip

Wine headaches | Chocolate | Slow-cooker Buffalo chicken dip   What causes wine headaches? The type of wine you are consuming could be triggering your headaches. Kids back at school? Here's how to prevent the spread of germs. …
Advocate Aurora health enews · [email protected]
August 17, 2021 at 4:14 PM

Child weight | Silent heart attack | Korean pork and kimchi fried rice

Child weight | Silent heart attack | Korean pork and kimchi fried rice   Worried about your child’s weight? Seek advice from a pediatrician. Talking to a pediatrician is an important step toward addressing your child’s weight gain. Is it a medical condition or do …