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Apr. 28, 2022 / Health Conditions

What is Long Covid? A Guide to Symptoms and How to Cope

"It's the worst fatigue of your life," explained Linda Tomkow, a patient of Northwestern Medicine who battled ongoing covid-19 symptoms...

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Apr. 25, 2022 / Well-Being

Teaching Kids Healthy Habits

When kids are taught healthy habits at a young age, they are more apt to carry on those habits as adults. The basics of good nutrition, regular exercise...

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Apr. 21, 2022 / Pets Health

Does My Pet Have Allergies? - A Guide to Symptoms and Causes

Do you think allergies are just a people problem? Think again. Just as our noses start running after...

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Apr. 18, 2022 / Health Conditions

April is IBS Awareness Month

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) may be a sensitive topic for some, but it is a more common disorder than many realize. In fact, almost about 10 to 15% of people experience it....

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Apr. 14, 2022 / Well-Being, Health Conditions

Identify Signs of Stress and How to Self-Care

Stress is a normal part of life, and no one is immune to its effects. That's why Stress Awareness Month....

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Apr. 11, 2022 / Well-Being

Minority Health Is the Focus in April

National Minority Health Month is celebrated in April. The awareness event is designed to educate people about the disproportionate burden....

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Apr. 7, 2022 / Well-Being

Recognizing Occupational Therapy Month in April

Occupational Therapy Month recognizes and celebrates the holistic approach that Occupational Therapy (OT) brings....

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Apr. 4, 2022 / Pets Health

Celebrate Canine Fitness Month This April

Man's best friend gets all the attention in April for National Canine Fitness Month. Founded by FitPaws, the awareness month...

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Mar. 30, 2022 / Health Conditions, Well-Being

Is it COVID-19 or Just Allergies?

There it is! The tickle in your throat that leads quickly to a sneeze. You wake up the next day with a scratchy throat and a slight cough. Your nose runs a little...

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Mar. 24, 2022 / Well-Being

Staying Fit and Healthy in Spring

Spring ushers in warmer temperatures, plants blooming, and days get longer. That is why it is the perfect time for an exercise refresh that will boost...

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Mar. 21, 2022 / Health Conditions

Raising Kidney Cancer Awareness in March

March is Kidney Cancer Awareness Month. While there are multiple ways to get involved, the best way to raise awareness is to learn more about this type...

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Mar. 17, 2022 / Health Conditions, Well-Being

There's Still Good Reason to Get Vaccinated

Two years down and COVID-19 still affects all our lives. Variants like Delta and Omicron heighten the stress associated with the unknowns that COVID-19...