Health in Glendale Heights, IL

Did you know one in two women will suffer a fracture caused by osteoporosis? Caring for your bones becomes more important as you age. Here are some ways to prevent and control osteoporosis.

Every day can be Taco Tuesday. Here are creative ideas for a healthier taco.

Find out whether melatonin can help your sleep habits with the fast answer from Northwestern Medicine neurologist Ian Katznelson, MD.

From symptoms to treatment, here’s everything you need to know about hepatitis A, B and C.

If you're over white noise machines and guided meditations, perhaps pink noise could be the solution for getting better sleep. Here, an expert explains.

A blood test could provide insight into why you have trouble sleeping. An advanced clinic can offer treatment.

Discover the healthiest ways to build bone and muscle strength when you have osteoporosis. Learn more exercises for osteoporosis inside.

Food allergies affect approximately one in every 13 children. Learn the basics about food allergies from Northwestern Medicine nutritionists.

From celery juice to pistachios, green is good for lots of reasons.

May is National Arthritis Awareness Month. The illness, which strikes people of all ages, has no cure, but medicines can help put it in remission.

Everyone has his or her own trick to turn to when it’s hard to fall asleep. Find out which foods can help you sleep at night – and which can keep you up.

A Northwestern Medicine nurse was on her way to Italy when she found herself delivering emergency medical care to a fellow passenger.

Changing your running gait can improve performance and prevent injury. Start with a running gait assessment.

Dan needed a heart and liver transplant. Northwestern Memorial Hospital delivered, just in time.

Robert King was driving home from work Saturday evening when he saw an organ transplant vehicle mangled on the side of Lake Shore Drive. His quick action saved multiple lives.

Learn more about HPV and when to vaccinate from Northwestern Medicine physician Vicki R. Samuels, MD.

From fertility treatment to coping with pregnancy loss, this collection of articles can help you navigate your quest to grow your family.

As states legalize marijuana for medicinal and recreational use, a Northwestern Medicine study links chronic cannabis use in teens to memory loss. Learn more.

From fighting the common cold to cancer, a little clove of garlic can pack a big health boost. A Northwestern Medicine dietitian explains.

If you’re a coffee lover, you know that drinking coffee is a usually complex and nuanced experience. A few of the many things that draw an individual to coffee usually includes it’s rich aroma, comforting warmth, and the loveliness of the ritual of sitting down with a fresh cup as you wake up in [...]

Need help getting up and going with RA? WebMD shows you easy ways to get moving in the morning when you have rheumatoid arthritis.

The benefits of having a pet go beyond the obvious. Find out how your cat or dog can help your health, fitness and happiness. Learn more.

Golf is an incredibly popular sport and while it counts steps for your fitness tracker, it can also be a good source of moderate exercise . Learn more.

Learn about one of the most common types of cancer in men, and why these cancers require a unique treatment plan.

A VFW scholarship program has helped one Navy veteran work toward his goal of earning a higher education. Sean Sexton, who currently is stationed at Fleet Readiness Center Mid-Atlantic Oceana in Virginia Beach, Va., is one of the most recent recipients of VFW’s Sport Clips Help a Hero Scholarship.

The official doctor of the Roe Conn Show w/Anna Davlantes, Chief Medical Officer and SVP of Northwestern Medicine Dr. Jim Adams joins the show to talk about why this year's "flu season" seems to be so virulent, the recent resurgence of Ebola in parts of Africa, and a report about the possible danger of the close proximity of wireless devices to human tissue.

Northwestern Medicine experts fact-check common myths about everything from fad diets to skincare routines.

Your soles can reveal a lot about your needs. Get off on the right foot (and the left) with a guide to finding the proper running shoe.

Find out what happens to your blood after you donate the gift of life.

You deserve some me-time. A Northwestern Medicine expert shares her advice for striking a work-life balance.

The investigative solution improved patient metrics for itching, and could be considered for FDA submission later this year.

Allergy season is in full swing and pets are among the sufferers. Austinite Jeremy Fisk took his dog to the veterinarian several times before discovering allergies were responsible for the symptoms. “He was scratching his ears, rubbing his face, developing hot spots,” says Fisk. According to Dr. Everett Simmons with Burnet Road Animal Hospital, allergies are one of the most common reasons dog owners visit the vet.

Eight surprising myths that can hurt your weight loss goal, plus expert advice from a bariatric endocrinologist.