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First Aid Kits and Emergency Aid

College of DuPage Nursing Student Robert Sullivan shared that with the return to school and the start of fall sports, now is the perfect time to review a current first aid kit or to make one. Very often, the first people on the scene are bystanders and not the First Responders. Having and maintaining a […]

Healthy Jumpstart for Everyone

College of DuPage Nursing Student Marta Jasinski asks Healthy Lombard followers, “Do you lack the motivation to engage in regular physical activity?” Awareness of the numerous benefits of both physical activity and exercise may help motivate even those who are least interested in physical activity to begin. Routine physical activity or an exercise program can […]

The stages of Alzheimer’s

The National Institute on Aging shared that Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia among older adults. People with Alzheimer’s often have difficulty thinking, remembering, and reasoning. Eventually, they may be unable to carry out simple daily tasks. There are different stages of Alzheimer’s disease. The stages include: Mild Alzheimer’s disease. People in […]

Pediatric Pandemic Pounds

College of DuPage Nursing Student Christian M. Olea-Urrutia researched for Healthy Lombard that physical exercise is beneficial to the development and health benefits of children. With obesity trends raising in America and multiple barriers hindering the goal of achieving physical activity, one more barrier that has been added to the long list is the global […]

5 REASONS KIDS NEED FLU SHOTS EVERY YEAR

Olanrewaju Falusi, MD, a pediatrician at Children’s National and Medical Director for Advocacy Education at Child Health Advocacy Institute (CHAI) and an Assistant Director for the LAUnCH Track in the Pediatric Residency Program wrote for “Rise and Shine” that fall is in full swing, which means kids are back in school and it’s time for […]

Green Tea; The Super Plant

College of DuPage Nursing Student Daszawn Burgess wrote for Healthy Lombard that Green tea has been a viable herb for many years. In fact, green tea has been consumed by many cultures since 2737 BC. Green tea was first adopted by Chinese Emperors, used not only for its unique taste, but was thought to be […]

Get outside to meet your movement goal

Melanie Kirschten, a personal trainer with Edward-Elmhurst Health & Fitness, shared in their of that this has been a challenging year, to say the least. The COVID-19 pandemic has had us isolated, sedentary, and indoors, with many adults working from home and children e-learning. Social isolation and inactivity have been detrimental to our physical and […]

Bullet Journaling, Fruit for The Soul

College of DuPage Nursing Student Sofie Langan shared that on the surface, bullet journaling appears to be a trend straight out of Pinterest. With a simple Google search, thousands of photos of pastel-colored tapes, rainbow highlighters, and pens designed especially for the thin paper of a journal, appear. Endless blog posts, books, and tutorial videos […]

What Are the Side Effects of Booster Shots?

AARP shared that millions of Americans who originally received the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine series are now eligible for a booster dose of the same brand. So much about this third shot, which is meant to rev up the immune system so that it stays sharp in the fight against COVID-19, will be just like the previous […]