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Raising awareness about teen dating violence

Friday, February 10, 2017
In addition to Valentine’s cards and chocolate candies, February is also Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. Did you know nearly 1.5 million high school students are physically abused by dating partners every year?

Q and A: How stress puts your heart health at risk

Friday, February 10, 2017
Cardiologist Steven Lupovitch, M.D., discusses how you can control your risks for developing heart disease.

From dashed hopes to strong finish

Thursday, February 9, 2017
David Wcislo overcame a crippling roadblock to run one more marathon and reach his goal of being a member of the elite 50 States Marathon Club.

Score one for heart-healthy eating

Wednesday, February 8, 2017
You can score big with your heart by following these healthy, yet tasty alternatives.  

Paralympic athlete aims high at Wellness Center

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Most days you can find Tom Huene at the NCH Wellness Center training for the Paralympic National Championships in hopes of defending his gold medal in the javelin throw.

Baby, it's cold outside: Warm up with some healthy chili

Friday, January 13, 2017

Find out how you can make this winter staple a healthy dish.

First and goal: Navigators support patients from diagnosis through recovery

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Jeff Jones knows firsthand the difference a patient navigator can make when the opponent you are fighting is cancer. “I feel like I have a whole football team behind me fighting this tumor,” he says.

Admissions for alcohol abuse disorders pop after New Year’s Day

Sunday, January 1, 2017
The number of people who seek admission and treatment for alcohol and drug use disorders spikes after New Year’s Day, according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.

A year of smiles: Patient and surgeon defy inoperable pancreatic cancer diagnosis

Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Despite a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, Mary Olson says she has a lot to smile about after receiving care at NCH.

When visions of sugar plums threaten your food sanity

Monday, December 12, 2016

Follow these tips to help avoid tasty temptations during the holiday season.

If Santa Claus was my patient

Monday, December 12, 2016
Elizabeth Ziemann, M.D., an NCH Medical Group family practitioner, has some health tips that will help jolly old Saint Nicholas deliver gifts for years to come.

Fast, quality care defines NCH stroke team

Friday, December 9, 2016

When every second counts, NCH’s stroke team answers the call by providing award-winning care.

Don's story: A reversal of fortune

Friday, December 9, 2016
In a year which we saw the Cubs reverse the curse, Don Grossnickle credits his NCH care team for helping reverse his diagnosis of congestive heart failure.

Give peas a chance

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
In a world where kale, beets and brussels sprouts are the darlings of the veggie-conscious, this lowly legume is less than loved. But read on, and you might be peas-antly surprised!

Three top tips for managing holiday stress

Monday, November 14, 2016
An NCH behavioral health expert says it is important to set realistic expectations because the holiday season can be a stressful time of year.

How to communicate with people with Alzheimer's

Monday, November 14, 2016
People with Alzheimer's disease often have difficulty expressing their thoughts and understanding others. An NCH Medical Group doctor offers tips to communicate with people who have Alzheimer's.

Is your desk job dangerous?

Friday, November 11, 2016
Sitting is the new smoking and immobility is your worst enemy, an NCH physical therapist says.

Five tricks to a healthy grilled cheese treat

Friday, October 21, 2016

A grilled cheese sandwich is a great choice for dinner, especially if you work late or are short on time.

Take your best shot against pneumonia

Friday, October 21, 2016
Pneumonia is often a secondary infection to a common virus, which in many cases means the lung infection can be prevented by getting your annual vaccines, an NCH Medical Group doctor says.

Top tips to block sports injury sprains and strains

Friday, October 21, 2016
Engaging in physical activity has numerous positive effects, but the more active you are, the more you need to take steps to prevent injury.