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By DuPage Medical Group Urology
Afraid to ask your doctor about changes with your urine? DuPage Medical Group's Urologists explain what changes in your urine may mean about your overall health and which symptoms may warrant an appointment.
By DuPage Medical Group
Open enrollment is fast approaching for many employers. With all the different plans and variable costs to consider, it can be difficult to know which plan will provide the best coverage and be the most cost effective option for you. When selecting an insurance plan, consider the overall cost of the insurance and not just the monthly premium. Other “out-of-pocket” costs can have a significant impact on the total amount you spend on health care- related expenses each year. Understanding out-of pocket costs and coverage can be confusing. DuPage Medical Group (DMG) breaks down the different insurance plans and how to estimate the actual cost of each plan so you can select the plan that best fits your needs.
Topics and Subtopics: General Health
By DuPage Medical Group Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
With its cool, crisp air and colorful, changing leaves, fall can be a beautiful time of year. For allergy sufferers however, fall often signals the start of a dreaded allergy season. Mold in the air is often higher in the fall and can cause a whole slew of symptoms. Find out how to limit your exposure to mold both inside and outdoors, and minimize allergy symptoms so you can enjoy nature’s beauty to the fullest this fall.
By DMG Nutrition Services
If you’re looking for fun, healthy ways to spruce up your diet this fall, try adding some pumpkin to your diet. Pumpkins aren’t just for decoration; they are packed with vitamins and other nutrients that can provide some serious health benefits. Below are some of the biggest benefits from adding pumpkin to your diet.
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 DMG Nutrition Services
Preparing to go back to school is a hectic time for most families. It can be a struggle to find new, healthy lunches your kids will enjoy. The dietitians at DuPage Medical Group want to take the guess work out of packing lunches this year.