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By DuPage Medical Group Otolaryngology
Ear infections are the most common reason parents bring their children to the doctor. It is estimated that five out of six children will develop an ear infection by the age of three. DuPage Medical Group’s Otolaryngologists (ENT) share why ear infections are so common in children, what warning signs to watch for, and the steps you can take to prevent them.

By Kathryn Winkler, MD
As we age, it is not uncommon for one or both eyelids to begin to sag, a condition called ptosis. In some cases the sagging is minimal, while other times it may become severe enough to impact your vision. DMG Ophthalmic and Facial Plastic physician, Dr. Winkler, shares what you should know about ptosis and when to seek medical care.
Topics and Subtopics: Eye Care & General Health

By Don N Seidman, MD
Several non-confirmed cases of Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM), a rare polio-like illness, have been reported in Illinois and across the country in 2018. Pediatrician, Dr. Don Seidman, explains what families should know about AFM.

By DuPage Medical Group Primary Care
With the cold and flu season upon us, now is the perfect time to go through your medicine cabinet and make sure it is fully stocked when you need it most.

By DuPage Medical Group Urology
Low testosterone levels can cause a variety of symptoms including decreased sex drive, erectile dysfunction, fatigue, irritability and other health issues. It is important to remember that low testosterone is not a reflection of your manhood, and that there are ways you may be able to boost your testosterone level.
Topics and Subtopics: General Health & Men's Health

By DuPage Medical Group Urology
Men who develop Erectile Dysfunction (ED) often delay seeking treatment due to feelings of embarrassment. This can be harmful to their health as ED is not simply a normal part of the aging process, but may be caused by other, undiagnosed or uncontrolled health issues, including heart disease. DuPage Medical Group’s board-certified Urologists explain the connection between ED and heart disease, and the steps you can take to prevent both conditions from developing.
Topics and Subtopics: General Health & Men's Health

By Charles Schwartz, MD
There are many misconceptions about the flu shot that make the rounds each year. Internal Medicine Physician, Dr. Charles Schwartz, sets the record straight.
Topics and Subtopics: Cold & Flu, General Health & Infectious Disease

By DuPage Medical Group Primary Care
A large emphasis is placed on what we eat; however, water is the most important thing you consume each day. Staying hydrated is essential to maintaining good health, which can be challenging, especially during warmer weather or with increased activity levels.

By DuPage Medical Group
Our physicians live the importance of staying active all year long. Discover some of their families' favorite spots to be active in the communities in which they live and work.

By Priscilla Carvalho, MD
Build physical activity into the routine to keep your kiddos active during the school year! Pick up great tips from Pediatrician, Dr. Priscilla Carvalho.

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