Health in Peoria, IL

Vision therapy isn't a game-or is it
It depends who you ask at the neuro-optometric practice of Mary VanHoy, O.D., in Indianapolis, Indiana.
"Come on, we've got to go," Dr. VanHoy recounts telling her 5 p.m. patient, well past the office's 6 p.m. closing time.
"Visual skills that we associate with school readiness I think are now life-readiness skills because of what children’s eyes are exposed to at a young age."
"Just one second. I've got to hit all these bubbles," came the…

After a year on the HMR plan, Art Spain is down just over 100 pounds and is wearing pants with a 34-inch waist.

Flu season can last as late as May, so it is not too late to protect yourself by getting a flu shot.

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OAK LAWN, Ill. -- Puerto Rico native, Dr. Melissa Nater, was part of the extraordinary medical team at Advocate Children’s Hospital in Oak Lawn who gave an infant girl from Puerto Rico a chance to lead a normal life.
Soreyl Mirailh had a hole in her heart from a congenital heart condition and she needed surgery.

Unpacking the misconceptions and understanding the realities can help you make an informed decision.

Comfort Keepers recently announced that it received the 2018 Best of Home Care Provider of Choice and Employer of Choice awards from Home Care...

With heavy snowfall impacting much of the country, a cardiologist offers six tips to stay safe while performing this strenuous activity.

With cold and snowy winter days upon us, child safety experts are reminding parents to take precaution before bundling their little one up and strapping them in a car seat.

Find out how this generation is approaching health care differently than those who came before them.

Published: Apr 3, 2014
Encouraging Independence in Seniors - Maintaining Quality of Life
As a caregiver, it is important to encourage independence in seniors and to provide the opportunity for them to maintain a better quality of life for themselves. By participating in activities with your senior loved one, you show that you care, and you help improve their overall health. In fact, research indicates…