Health in Aurora, IL

Taking preventive action is your best defense against having to deal with extreme cold-weather conditions. By preparing your home and car in advance for winter emergencies, and by observing safety precautions during times of extremely cold weather, you can reduce the risk of weather-related health problems.

These four mantras (some surprising) can make achieving the lifestyle you want easier.

Trouble getting rest? These popular foods and drinks may be the culprits.

There’s a good reason that we often call things that bother us a “pain in the neck.” Neck pain is one of the most common health problems in the world, and it’s second only to back pain in terms of painful muscle and bone disorders. Statistics vary on just how prevalent neck pain is, but some figures estimate that as many as 80% of Americans experience it at least once each year. Depending on your age, there are different types of problems that…

The anise seed in this recipe gives the turkey the flavor of Italian sausage -- but you don't have to indulge in the same amount of saturated fat!

The radius is the larger of the two bones of the forearm, and the end of this bone closest to the wrist is called the distal radius. A distal radius fracture is another term for a broken wrist, and it is one of the most common of all injuries. Fractures of the distal radius account for between 15-20% of all fractures, but they are especially common in individuals over the age of 60. In this age group, they are the second most common…

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To help you get ready for a fresh start after the holidays, a dietitian at Rush University Medical Center counts down some of her favorite diet tips from the past year.

A psychologist offers tips to cope with what’s sometimes referred to as ‘anxiety on steroids.’

This social tactic may help a loved one in your life kick their smoking habit.

Hospitals across the Chicago area welcomed the very first babies of the New Year.

Planning to hibernate this winter? You may want to rethink your plans for the sake of your psyche.

A partial government shutdown continued for a third day Monday as legislators left the capital for the holidays, CNBC reported Monday . The shutdown is due to an impasse between President Donald Trump and Congress over $5 billion in funding for Trump's border wall , a construction project that would have devastating consequences for wildlife in the region
In the meantime, the shutdown is impacting about…

‘Tis the season to be jolly…and germy. Check out these tips to keep your guests healthy.

A nurse practitioner at Rush explains that women need heart health care that's customized for them — from prevention to diagnosis and treatment.

Ingredients Chateau Foods Bread Dumplings 1/4 Lb Smoked Gravalax (I got mine at Aldi and used one package) 1/3 C Créme Fraîche 2 T Capers 2 T Butter 2 Cloves of Garlic 6 scallions cut into 4 inch strips Steps Heat butter in a cast iron skillet. Add the Cloves of garlic to the butter …