Entries by Jay Wojcik

The Link Between Diet & Migraines

Dr. Yonghua Michael Zhang, Physician, Neurology from EDWARD NEUROSCIENCES INSTITUTE wrote for Healthy Driven Chicago that millions of Americans are affected by migraines. For many of them, diet plays a role in the frequency and severity of the attacks. Foods that cause a migraine in one person may not affect another, however, the most common triggers […]

4 Ways To Make Fitness Fun For The Whole Family

Sara Hall, one of America’s premier distance runners,  the 2012 US National Cross Country Champion and a Gold Medalist at the Pan American Games in the steeplechase, and who has also represented the US at three World Indoor Track and Field Championships as well as a World Cross Country Championship wrote for FitBit  that as professional […]

Living With COPD

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention shared that  fighting for each breath is only part of the struggle for those living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Learn how people’s lives are affected by COPD and what can be done to manage it. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), […]

Yoga does more than reduce stress during treatment

Alexander Hantel, M.D., an experienced medical oncologist, shared in Edwards-Elmhurst Healthy Driven Blog that your body was built to move. It’s how you were made. That’s why it’s so important for your health to keep moving — even during cancer treatment. Newer research has shown that exercise has many benefits during and after treatment. This […]

Come and Meet Andre Dawson

Donate and Dine! Visit Culver’s of Lombard,  at 1155 S. Main St. on MONDAY, MAY 21, from 4 – 8 pm and a percentage of group sales will be donated to TRINITY CHRISTIAN NURSERY SCHOOL in Villa Park to help in the purchase of new indoor play equipment for preschoolers. As an added bonus, Culvers […]

Even Modest Lifestyle Changes in Middle Age May Significantly Extend Your Life

 Michael Greger M.D. FACLM  shared on  April 26th, 2018 that in his book In How to Reduce the Risk of Sudden Death, he discusses how public health workers tend to work in their own separate domains. The tobacco folks rarely talk to the alcohol, nutrition, or sexual health folks, “with no apparent recognition that, far from being unique […]

You Can Control Your Asthma

The CDC shared that using what you know about managing your asthma can give you control over this chronic disease. When you control your asthma, you will breathe easier, be as active as you would like, sleep well, stay out of the hospital, and be free from coughing and wheezing.To learn more about how you […]

Food Allergy Awareness Week

The iconic Empire State Building will be lit in teal this Sunday night, May 13, to kick off Food Allergy Awareness Week, an initiative founded by the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network — now Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) — to raise awareness about the severity of food allergy and anaphylaxis. This is the […]