In combination with regular screenings, eating a healthy diet is a great way to keep your colon healthy, helping to prevent colon cancer and other disorders. Here are the top tips on what to eat to support a healthy colon.
Did the pandemic force you to get creative when putting together an at-home workspace? Aaron Eyster, MOT, OTR/L and Karla Cortez Duda, PT, DPT, OCS provide their tips on how to properly set up your workspace to avoid muscle fatigue and stress and ensure you are healthy and pain-free as you work.
With extra time being spent at home, this new pandemic-era reality can contribute to more sporadic food intake. Mindful eating is an approach to nutrition that focuses on bringing awareness to food intake in a nonjudgmental and self-reflective manner. While mindfulness is a new buzzword, there is also truth in how its application can support better self-care.
Does coming home to your pet take the stress out of your day? Find out how owning a pet can benefit your physical, mental and social health.
Developing a health-related New Year’s resolution can be a great way to kick start a healthier year ahead. Instead of just focusing on your physical health, it is important to recognize other areas as well such as your mental and social health and well-being.
Dr. Sally Salman, Internal Medicine, outlines components of the health triangle to help you determine what your health resolutions should focus on in the new year.
With the holiday season right around the corner, what better way to show appreciation for your loved one other than a provider-recommended gift.
The holiday season is often a good reminder to be grateful for both the little and big things in life, but what would happen if we practiced gratitude each day? Family Medicine physician, Dr. James Graziano, explains how year-round gratitude can positively impact your overall health and wellbeing.
Home – a place where many of us have been spending our time these last few months. With infections spreading, many of us will not attend traditional holiday gatherings or bond with extended family or friends. Unfortunately, with cases rising throughout Illinois and the country, it’s crucial that we limit small gatherings as these are a contributor to the rise in COVID-19 cases. While celebrating virtually or with members of your own household is an option, it may not cover the long days after you’ve logged off with your loved ones.
Haunted houses, ghosts and jack‑o’-lanterns are just a few familiar scares associated with Halloween. In 2020, COVID-19 has added a new level of fear to this holiday. What will the spookiest day of the year look like during a global health pandemic? Dr. Malini Kumar, a pediatrician with DuPage Medical Group, explains how COVID-19 will affect Halloween and what you can do to make this annual holiday ‘Spooktacular’ given the circumstances.
Your body mass index (BMI) is a broad way to help determine if you are at a healthy weight for your height. Your BMI can be used as a tool to decide if your weight is putting you at additional risk for health conditions, such as heart disease and diabetes. View our infographic to learn more about your BMI and when to consult your physician.