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As the end of the year draws near, many of us begin thinking about changes we would like to make in the year to come. Making healthy diet and lifestyle changes are often at the top of the list.

We often attribute things like difficulty sleeping or headaches to our busy schedules and the demands of everyday life. Stress, especially prolonged periods of stress, may be to blame and can have very real impact on your health.

It is common for infants and children to experience swelling of their tonsils and adenoids as they fight bacteria and viruses. If tonsils or adenoids frequently become enlarged, or infections develop, surgery to remove them may be recommended. Our otolaryngologists (ENT) share symptoms to watch for and when to consider surgery.

By DuPage Medical Group Ophthalmology
Your body goes through many changes as you age, and your eyes are no exception. While the aging process is different for each person, many people experience similar changes with their vision and eye health.
Topics and Subtopics: Eye Care, General Health & Senior's Health

By DuPage Medical Group
Whether you are giving to a loved one or a colleague, there is one gift that everyone needs and loves - the gift of health.
Topics and Subtopics: General Health

By Janette Klepek, DO
Whether you are a seasoned chef or this is your first time preparing a Thanksgiving meal, understanding how to safely handle and cook poultry is crucial to a successful dinner.
Topics and Subtopics: General Health & Health & Diet

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.

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