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Integrative Medicine: Three Things You Need to Know

Integrative medicine considers the whole person – body, mind, spirit and lifestyle. It focuses on the needs, values and well-being of the person.

3 Thyroid Disorders You Should Be Aware Of

The thyroid hormone is important for the functioning of almost all organs. As far as gender goes, thyroid disorders are more common in females than in males

Peanut Allergy: 6 Things You Need to Know

Allergy to peanuts is on the rise in children, and the number of children in the U.S. with peanut allergy more than tripled between 1997 and 2008

5 Tips For A Safe and Healthy Winter Pregnancy

winters can be very harsh and being pregnant during these cold dreary months can be hard, but it's easier than you think to stay comfortable and healthy.

Are You at Risk for Postpartum Depression? Eight Signs to Watch For

Any given year, millions of American women suffer postpartum depression. Because of the sensitivity of this condition, many women don't get help promptly.

8 Ways to Keep Your Child Healthy through the Winter Months

As the weather turns colder and the daylight hours become shorter, there are important steps you can take to keep your child healthy.

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month: Why Pap Tests are Important and Screening Options in Illinois

Cervical cancer is one of the most serious health threats faced by women in the United States.13,000 women are estimated to be diagnosed each year

Are You Too Young For a Mammogram?

A mammogram is an essential health screening for women, but most people don't know when they should start. How often do you need to get a mammogram?