Health in Westmont, IL

Gordon Hospital, a member of Adventist Health System, is pleased to announce the addition of Plamen Todorow, MD, to Gordon Neurology.
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Patient review: "My orthopedic surgeon wanted me to have a dental clearance before my knee replacement. Dr Schefdore fixed my periodontal disease with a couple short visits so I can get my surgery done. I was in no pain and everything was done before my surgery."

Patient review: "Dr and staff are sooo nice. non judgmental office. very acommadating office and staff. you guys are just a breath of fresh air in comparison to a lot of other dentists. you guys are the best"

Patient review: "Ive had my dentures made from dr schefdore 5 years ago and they still fit snug on gums. I am very happy that i dont have to wear any adhesive. I still get compliments on my smilenafter all these years. thank you dr schedfore and staff for always making me feel welcome at your office"

Many men are giving their razors November off to raise awareness and funds for men's health. The Movember Foundation is a top nongovernmental funder of prostate and testicular cancer research.

Incorporate this simple task into your daily routine for a healthier you.

WebMD tells you about the prostate specific antigen (PSA) test that is used to help detect prostate cancer or other prostate abnormalities.

BY VIC LIENGSWANGWONG, MD Nearly 165,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year, according to the American Cancer Society. Prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in men; and while some types grow slowly and may need minimal or even no treatment, other types are aggressive and can spread quickly. Here are five things men need to know about prostate cancer: 1. Having a father or brother with prostate cancer more than doubles a man’s risk of…

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By Elaine Magee, MPH, RD, Wellness Corporate Dietitian
Americans consider themselves “sports fans” with football being Americans’ favorite sport to watch followed by basketball and baseball, no matter what the age group. Whether it’s about touchdowns, baskets or home runs, “game day” is celebrated in most households with foods like sliders, wings, chips, creamy dips, hot dogs and basically anything with bacon
Just by making a…

Advocate Health Care and the Chicago Bears honored survivors and their families at Soldier Field Sunday. Dozens of fans wore pink to the game to show their support.

For every 100 hours of running, the average runner will sustain at least one injury. However, there are things you can do after a run to cut the risk of a future injury

Outstanding attendance at the Assisting Hands Home Care Franchise Retreat in Cancun, Mexico May 9-12
Eighty percent of our franchise owners shared best practices with colleagues, networked and strengthened relationships with vendors, peers and the National team during four, half-day sessions
Awards were given in a number of categories, including Franchisee of the Year, which was presented to Judy Brady, Assisting Hands Newport Beach. Top producers…

Chicago pediatric doctors warned Monday that everyone over 6 months should get the flu shot before Halloween.

A long-term care insurance policy doles out money to help cover the costs of nursing-home care, an assisted-living facility or at-home assistance.

High summer temperatures pose a particular risk for the elderly, the National Institute on Aging says.

Baseball players are susceptible to a wide range of injuries during the game. These include
acute injuries such as ligament and tendon tears that can occur while running as well as overuse injuries of the pitching arm such as rotator cuff tendonitis or elbow tendonitis.

Walking through Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, you may hear the bubbly sounds of a ukulele floating lightly down the hall. That's thanks to 47-year-old Narciso Lobo, or "Seeso" as he is called, who is on a mission to bring a smile to patients' faces with the power of a cheerful song.

Patient advocacy webinar – hear and learn from our expert advocacy panel on how their organizations are bringing about change