Newsletter

We hope you enjoy our newsletters. We publish these each month first to our members. We choose articles to highlight important health issues and respond to questions we receive from them. Every month is different!

May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness month For years gas stoves have been touted as the best for serious chefs. Now increasing evidence has linked them to ill effects on health, specifically on childrens' lung health. The stoves release methane gas even when turned off. If you use a gas
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Sunscreen Recalls: What Is Benzene and Why Experts Are Worried The weather is getting nicer! Last year multiple brands of sunscreen were recalled for containing benzene. Double check that products you have in your closet are not on the list. Galleri® | Multi-Cancer Early Detection Test  Our office now offers
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Get More Sleep, Lose More Weight Getting more sleep leads to weight loss! And it's not just because you are not snacking all night. The Science of Why You Do Your Best Thinking While Walking Some of my best thinking (and clearing of thoughts) happens when I go on long
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Billionaire Mark Cuban launches online pharmacy aimed at lowering generic drug prices Amazon offers pharmaceutical medications at a discount, and now Mark Cuban, the entrepreneur, is getting in on the game. Our office already supplies most generic medications at warehouse prices for our members. Please call us to compare your out-of-pocket
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Healthline: Say ‘Cheers!’ to Dry January with These 8 Easy Tips New Years resolutions typically don’t last, but it’s still a good time to try and break some bad habits. If you over-indulged during the holidays, or are thinking about cutting back, even a short term abstinence from alcohol has
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Eight ways to reduce the chances of overeating these holidays We have a tendency to eat more when we eat with others, but weight gain isn’t inevitable these holidays. The Weather & Arthritis Index Can you predict arthritis pain by the weather? There is actually no research based evidence to
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October 10th is World Mental Health Day There's more and more evidence has linked social media with decline in mental health. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month The pandemic has resulted in patients falling behind on routine screening. Please schedule your mammogram if you are overdue. CDC: It’s Safe to
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10 Tips for Healthy Aging September is Healthy Aging® Month. These are practical tips you can start doing today. Real-Life Benefits of Exercise and Physical Activity Continuing with Healthy Aging Month, the benefits of exercise are real! No matter your health and physical abilities, you can gain a lot by
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DuPage County Experiencing Substantial COVID-19 Community Transmission We are all tired of hearing about COVID and want to go back to our lives as we knew them prior to 2020. But here we are with a new surge of the Delta variant mutation. I received the attached notice from the
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  A neuroscientist explains what happens inside your brain when you exercise Working out regularly really does change the brain biology, and it is not just “go walk and you will just feel better.” Regular exercise, especially cardio, does change the brain. New membership benefit - discounted prescription medications Our
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  Migraine Resources & Support June is Migraine and Headache Awareness month. If you're experiencing more than 4 headaches per month, call us. There are several newer medications available for migraine sufferers. Taking over-the-counter pain relievers can worsen the frequency and severity of headaches. 10 Evidence-Based Benefits of Green Tea One
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  May is Mental Health Awareness Month A good way to get started paying attention to your own mental health is with some simple meditation. Here are 8 of the best meditation apps as reviewed by Mental Health America (MHA). May is also Skin Cancer Awareness Month May is a
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  Keeping your travels safe during COVID Please, keep COVID precautions at the top of your mind when you and your family travel. Use the SMARTS system in this article to make it easy to remember what to do. The Small Ways Your Body Burns Calories Without Exercising Every activity
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  Comparing three Covid-19 vaccines: Pfizer, Moderna, J&J Some of our patients might be wondering if they should get the J & J vaccine or wait until they can get Moderna or Pfizer, since both have seemingly better reported efficacy. All 3 are good vaccines. In our opinion you should
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  February is American Heart Month Heart-healthy living can help lower your chances of getting heart disease. To live heart-healthy, understand your risk factors of heart disease, know your blood pressure and cholesterol numbers, choose heart-healthy foods, aim for a healthy weight, manage stress, get regular physical activity, quit smoking,
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  21 Best Healthy New Year Activities for 2021 Instead of making a big resolution for the new year, adopt a few of these small expert-backed changes to boost your health and happiness. 5 reasons why most New Year's resolutions don't stick, according to a psychotherapist You have to actually
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  Colon Cancer Screening Should Start at Age 45 Average folks should start being screened at age 45 to prevent colon cancer, five years earlier than is now recommended, the nation's top preventive medicine panel says. Our advice - make sure your insurance company is up to date with these
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October 2020 25 Ways to Get Moving at Home Check out these 25 fun ways to get your kids active at home when school is out. November is National Diabetes Month Are you at risk for diabetes? In the US 30 million adults over 18 years old are living with
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September 2020 Vitamin D: Benefits, deficiency, sources, and dosage The majority of us living in the Midwest are deficient in Vitamin D. Reports show that having adequate amounts protects people from severe illness with COVID-19, among other benefits. How Much Vitamin D is Too Much? The Surprising Truth We routinely
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