Entries by Juanita

Prevent Rotavirus

Rotavirus causes diarrhea and spreads easily among infants and young children. Some children may get severe diarrhea, become dehydrated and need to be hospitalized. Protect your child with rotavirus vaccine. Rotavirus disease is common among infants and young children. Rotavirus can cause severe watery diarrhea, vomiting, fever, and abdominal pain. Some children with rotavirus disease […]

Be Prepared to Stay Safe and Healthy in Winter

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.  Although winter comes as no surprise, many of us are not ready for its arrival. If you are prepared for the hazards of winter, you will be more […]

Neighborhoods With More Green Space May Mean Less Heart Disease

People who live in leafy, green neighborhoods may have a lower risk of developing heart disease and strokes, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. In this study, the first of its kind, researchers from the University of Louisville […]

Happy New Years!

Some New Year thoughts from Healthy Lombard: This year if you want a different result, make a different choice and do things in a different New Year is like a restart button. Use it to start things over. This year try and make small efforts to see big changes in your life. Every year life […]

Professional Education Podcast Series

More than 30 million American adults have diagnosed or undiagnosed diabetes, putting them at risk of having cardiovascular disease (CVD). Moreover, people living with diabetes are two times more likely to develop and die from cardiovascular disease.1 Know Diabetes by Heart™ Professional Education Podcast Series focuses on the link between CVD and type 2 diabetes (T2D). […]

Snack on This

While the kids are out of school for winter break, you’ll probably be hearing a lot of requests for snacks. Fear not: Parents for Healthy Kids has got plenty of ideas for healthy snacks, from ones you can quickly grab to others that you can make together on a relaxing afternoon. The first thing you […]

Eight Tips for Better Digestive Health

Dr. Veronica Broton, Family Medicine Physician at Edwards Elmhurst Health shared that these days, it seems more people than ever are experiencing digestive issues, such as gas, bloating and upset stomach. This is often due to lifestyle factors – convenience is king and people are dining out more and consuming processed foods. However, there are many issues […]