Entries by Jay Wojcik

Research explores how fats affect our bodies

Patrick B. Massey, MD, PH.D., medical director for complementary and alternative medicine at Alexian Brothers Hospital Network and president of ALT-MED Medical and Physical Therapy, 1544 Nerge Road, Elk Grove Village wrote for the Daily Herald Newspaper that over the past two decades there has been a lot of research on the role that specific […]

The Flu: What To Do If You Get Sick

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention shared that ost people with the flu have mild illness and do not need medical care or antiviral drugs. If you get sick with flu symptoms, in most cases, you should stay home and avoid contact with other people except to get medical care. If, however, you have symptoms […]

Be Prepared to Stay Safe and Healthy in Winter

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention shared that winter storms and cold temperatures can be dangerous. Stay safe and healthy by planning ahead. Prepare your home and cars. Prepare for power outages and outdoor activity. Check on older adults. Although winter comes as no surprise, many of us are not ready for its arrival. […]

Loosen up that tight, achy neck with this stretch from a top physical therapist

K. Aleisha Fetters, in a post by Silver Sneakers for Tivity Health share that Michael Silverman, P.T., director of rehabilitation and wellness at Northern Westchester Hospital in New York. had found that a lot of older adults, whom he calls “seasoned athletes,” experience tension in their necks because of faulty biomechanics. Most adults have overactive upper […]

Put down the shovel, your heart may thank you for it

Dr. Harry Cohen, who has practiced cardiology and internal medicine for 30 years and has served as a medical educator, researcher, lecturer and presenter at numerous conferences and symposia throughout his professional career shared with the Dail Herald Newspaper that the biggest snowstorm of the year is bearing down on the Chicago area and while […]

Dental Health

CDC’s DentalCheck app helps dental health care personnel evaluate their office policies and patient-care practices, ensuring a safe dental visit for all. DentalCheck is available for iOS and Android devices. Download your free app today! February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. This month-long national health observance brings together thousands of dedicated dental professionals, healthcare […]

Sleep Habits

Karthik Reddy, Community Manager at  Webmastersjury, shared that they just developed a new infographic all about the interesting sleeping habits that some celebrities have. The title of the infographic is,“Bizarre Sleeping Habits of Famous People” and she thought the information presented in the infographic may be of interest to our audience. It includes the strange habits of famous scientists […]

Still Time for Community’s Input

Impact DuPage is a group of community leaders and organizations working together to understand the needs and priorities of DuPage County residents. As part of the Impact DuPage 2018 Community Assessment, we are conducting a survey that asks about community themes and strengths that are important to the individuals in DuPage County. DuPage County resident […]