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By DuPage Medical Group Nephrology
When thinking about our overall health, kidneys are not most peoples first thought or focus. In fact, kidney health often does not come up until there is a problem. Kidneys actually play a very essential role in keeping our bodies operating at their best. When your kidneys aren’t functioning properly, it has a significant impact on your health and can cause several unpleasant side effects. Read on to learn some simple ways to improve your kidney health.
By DuPage Medical Group Urology
According to the American Cancer Society, 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer sometime in their lifetime. While the biggest risk factors of developing prostate cancer are your age and race - other factors can also increase an individual’s risk including personal/family history of prostate and other cancers. Be proactive about your health by taking the quiz below to help determine if you are considered high-risk for prostate cancer and could benefit from genetic testing and/or further evaluation by a physician.
Topics and Subtopics: Men's Health
By DuPage Medical Group Primary Care
Summer break is coming to an end and with it comes an end to late nights, sleeping in and carefree days spent outdoors. Transitioning to a new fall schedule can be difficult for both kids and parents. Planning ahead and taking steps to ease into a new schedule can make the back-to-school much easier. Try these helpful tips to build an end-of-summer plan for your family and send your kids back to school feeling their best.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health
By DMG Physical & Occupational Therapy
Whether it’s a backpack, purse or briefcase, the bag you carry around can impact the way you feel at the end of the day. Over packing your bag, carrying a bag that is too big or heavy for you or carrying it exclusively on one side can leave you in pain and at risk for a more serious injury. Learn how to prevent your bag from becoming a pain in the neck!