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By Dr. Daniel Douglas
Pain in the abdomen could be due to a wide variety of issues. It could be the result of something minor from overexertion to indigestion—or it may be caused by something more serious like appendicitis.
Topics and Subtopics: General Health

By DuPage Medical Group
Avoiding contact with germs, especially during cold and flu season can be difficult. Germs are all around you and your job is no exception. Shared-spaces around the office, co-workers and even your desk can expose you to bacteria and other contaminants that can make you sick. In fact, a study conducted by the University of Arizona found that the average desk had more than 400 times the amount of bacteria as a toilet. DMG shares some essential steps (and items to keep stocked at your desk!) to boost your immune system and keep illnesses at bay.
Topics and Subtopics: General Health

By DuPage Medical Group
When you or a loved one suddenly require medical care, whether it’s due to an illness or an injury, it can be a stressful time. This is especially true if you find yourself needing care outside of your doctor’s normal clinic hours. For many people, the emergency room has been the go-to place for medical care on nights and weekends. Often times however, the conditions treated at the emergency room could have been addressed faster and for a fraction of the cost at an immediate care center. Read on to learn when an immediate care center may be a better option than a trip to the emergency room.
Topics and Subtopics: General Health

By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology
Learn how the Watchman implant provides patients with an alternative to long-term use of blood thinning medications through a one-time, minimally invasive procedure.

By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology

By David Kim, MD
A drop in temperature may not be the only thing causing your cold hands and feet. Your circulatory system and poor blood flow may be to blame, especially if accompanied by tingling or numbness. Luckily, there are steps you can take to improve your blood flow before winter arrives.
Topics and Subtopics: General Health

Your guide to understanding this "kidney filter" disease.

The holidays are filled with friends, family, giving thanks and an abundance of food. DMG nutritionist's know it can be hard to make good food choices. Read our infographic for some healthy holiday recipes the whole family will love!
Topics and Subtopics: General Health & Diet & Nutrition

By DuPage Medical Group Oncology, DuPage Medical Group Pulmonary Medicine
Topics and Subtopics: General Health

By DuPage Medical Group Primary Care
Ever wonder if your BMI is in the healthy range? What about your blood pressure? Read our infographic to find out exactly where your levels should be.
Topics and Subtopics: General Health, Diet & Nutrition & Heart Health

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