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BACK-TO-SCHOOL ANXIETY AND HOMESICKNESS

Kaushal Amatya, PhD, a pediatric psychologist with the Divisions of Nephrology and Cardiology at Children’s National Hospital and an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Pediatrics at The George Washington University School of Medicine, and Laura Gray, a clinical psychologist at Children’s National Hospital wrote for “Rise and Shine” that children have been […]

Pick the Best Weighted Blanket with This Guide

Healthline recognizes every person’s ADHD experience is different, managing the challenges can be both frustrating and isolating.  To help, their experts provide advice on managing sleep through different remedies and created a guide specifically for those with this chronic condition. Here’s what they shared on weighted blankets: The search for a good night’s sleep has […]

How to adjust to being an empty nester

EDWARD ELMHURST HEALTH shared in its blog that a house that was once full of activity and noise is suddenly empty. Those busy days of carpooling, helping with homework and getting meals on the table are over. Your child has gone to college and now there’s a huge void. While your college student adjusts to a […]

A school year survival kit for parents

Edward Elmhurst Health shared in its blog that if you’re like many parents, the school year can be stressful. Very stressful. And this year, there is added stress as families continue to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. From making breakfast, packing lunches, and trying to catch the school bus, to making dinner, juggling after-school activities […]

ADHD and Sleep Disorders

Healthline recognizes every person’s ADHD experience is different, managing the challenges can be both frustrating and isolating.  To help, their experts provide advice on managing sleep through different remedies and created a guide specifically for those with this chronic condition. Here is some of that content: Understanding ADHD Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a […]

Addiction among the Morbidly Obese

The editorial staff of Sunrise House, comprised of addiction content experts from American Addiction Centers, shared with Healthy Lombard that it’s helpful to picture a simple Venn diagram when thinking about morbid obesity and drug addiction. Picture about 80 million American adults occupying the circle representing obesity in the US. Now picture about 20.8 million […]

How Much is an Eye Exam Without Insurance?

Overview: Eye Exams & Costs The average cost of an eye exam is about $95. However, they can vary from about $50 to $250. Unfortunately, about 30 million people in the United States don’t have health insurance. Additionally, many insurance plans do not include vision benefits. An annual eye exam will help keep you up-to-date […]

Sign Up NOW for “Take A Hike”

This fall, Edward-Elmhurst Health invites you to join the Healthy Driven Take a Hike! Challenge. For eight weeks, from Sept. 1 to Oct. 27, rediscover the healthy benefits of being active and spending time outdoors. It’s a great opportunity for all ages — from kids to seniors — to exercise in the fresh air and […]