Entries by Juanita

The Importance of Early Interventions for Cardiac Arrest

Nicholas Yanku, Student RN, College of DuPage, wrote for Healthy Lombard that while working as a patient care technician on a cardiac telemetry unit, I often hear the words “code blue” paged over the intercom. For healthcare workers, performing the early interventions necessary to save the life of a cardiac arrest victim becomes second nature, […]

November is National Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes Month, a time when communities across the country team up to highlight diabetes.  So Rise and Shine shared information from Fran R. Cogen, MD, CDE that while the holidays are a great time for indulging in your favorite sweets and treats, they can be stressful if you have a child with diabetes. […]

Relax. Recharge. Heal

College of DuPage Nursing Student Cindy Nguyen wrote for Healthy Lombard that life often throws curveballs at us and knock us down. The stress of balancing life, work, school, family, and ourselves can take a toll on our mind, body, and health. However, by knowing how to utilize relaxation techniques can help alleviate the stressors […]

National Diabetes Month 2020

November is National Diabetes Month, a time when communities across the country team up to bring attention to diabetes. This year’s focus is on taking care of youth who have diabetes. Diabetes is one of the most common chronic conditions in school-age youth in the United States, affecting about 193,000 youth under 20 years old. Regardless […]

Sauna Time for Your Health

College of DuPage Nursing Student Ula Konopko share with Healthy Lombard that using a sauna has many health benefits for the body. There are different kinds of saunas, the most common are traditional dry saunas and infrared saunas. In the dry heat of the sauna, a person can sweat about a pint of sweat; the […]

What You Need To Ask Before Buying A Car Seat

WarnockAuto has composed a list of common questions that you may run into when buying car seats. Sources come from a variety of accredited locations.  Q1: Why Do I Need A Car Seat? It is a legal requirement for you to have a car seat for your children. You also purchase them to ensure the safety of […]

Children’s skin care in the cold season

College of DuPage Nursing Student Vikki Palshmitas shared with Healthy Lombard that as the green leaves start turning to beautiful shades of red, orange, and yellow, it is time to don our comfiest fall sweaters. Autumn is outside our windows, which means it is time to change our skin care routines. During the cold season, […]

Does Coconut Oil Go Bad?

David Lewis,  the creator of Kitchen Ambition, has been cooking seriously for about 10 years. Originally from the American South, the spirit of bringing people together fueled his passion for cooking. He recently shared with Healthy Lombard that Coconut Oil makes up 2.5% of global vegetable oil production. About 90% of that supply being produced […]

SALT CAVES – NEW OR OLD THERAPY?

College of DuPage Nursing Student  Linda Flores that relaxation is something we all want and need as part of taking care of our health. This is especially true as we live through our new “norm” with COVID 19. A new trend of relaxation that has emerged is visiting salt caves.  In the health field, this […]