Entries by Jay Wojcik

7 resolutions that will get you on a healthy track

  Laura Setlur, M.D. shared in Edwards Elmhurst Health News that he holiday season is in full swing with parties and school events. As we reach the end of the year, the question of New Year’s resolutions often is brought up by family and friends. Make your health a top priority this year by resolving to make […]

Want to quit smoking?

Jacqueline Ross, M.D. shared in Edwards Elmhurst Health News that it may be one of the hardest things you’ve ever done. Smoking is a tough habit to break. But you have the power to take control of your health. Not only is it possible to quit, today there are more former smokers than current smokers, according […]

Turn Resolutions into Lasting Change

Kaitlyn Pauly, Product and Marketing Coordinator for WELCO asks, “How long do your New Year’s resolutions last?”  If you are with the majority of Americans, your good intentions to lose a few holiday pounds and get healthy at the beginning of the New Year take a back burner as soon as life starts to get […]

4 Ways to Get More Sleep in 2017

Is getting more sleep on your priority list for 2017? Maybe it’s your resolution? More sleep means more weight loss, more energy for workouts, less getting sick, and lowered stress levels. Sounds good, right? We had an expert give us tips on how to achieve our goal of extra snoozing in the New Year. Sleep […]


Pro-Active Kids will be offering the PAK 8-week pediatric weight management program at the Lombard Commons starting this January. It will be joint-funded by Advocate Good Sam and Edward-Elmhurst Health. This is a FREE program for OVERWEIGHT AND OBESE KIDS ages 8-14. ProActive Kids teaches kids and their families fun ways to improve health through […]

Why Can’t I Lose Weight?

Jenny Sugar wrote for POPSUGAR that whether it’s the Freshman 15, breakup weight, baby weight, or can’t-stay-away-from-the-dessert-cart weight, losing those extra pounds is not as easy as putting them on. It doesn’t matter if you have five or 105 pounds to lose, here are the top reasons most people abandon their weight-loss goals, and what […]

What is Aquafaba?

Hayley Sugg writes in My Recipies  that if you eat a mainstream diet, the word “aquafaba” has probably never crossed your lips. For vegans or those with egg allergies though, it’s the ultimate game changer for recipes that usually require egg whites, and you’ve been pouring it down your sink all along. Aquafaba, which is Latin […]