Month: November 2016

Holiday fun around Chicago and the Chicago suburbs

Looking for some ideas to get into the holiday spirit? Here are some ideas for the whole family. READ THE REST

Talking to a doctor

How well patients and doctors talk to each other is one of the most important parts of getting good health care. Unfortunately, talking to a doctor isn't always easy. . . . READ THE REST

What is COPD?

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is a progressive lung disease in which the airways of the lungs become damaged, making it hard to breathe. . . . READ THE REST

Anxiety disorders in older adults

Occasional anxiety is a normal part of life. Anxiety is a normal reaction when facing a problem at work, before taking a test, or when making an important decision. . . . READ THE REST

Allow consolation to run both ways

Too often, out of consideration for our seriously ill loved ones, we cut short any effort on their part to comfort us. We want them to save their energy for their own well being. . . . READ THE REST