Posts Tagged health

November Ignites Awareness for Diabetes, Giving Tuesday +

November ignites awareness for Diabetes, Giving Tuesday, Health, Writing and more. We give thanks this month on Thanksgiving Day and Giving Tuesday, but November is also host to many more wonderful awareness observances in the health, arts and social arenas. Health observances include National Diabetes Awareness Month and No-Shave November. Social issue initiatives include Adaption Awareness […]

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January is Cervical Cancer Month

    This January is Cervical Cancer Month. There are lots of ways to show support. Here are a few links to get you started. National Cervical Cancer Coaltion             The National Cervical Cancer Coalition (NCCC) is ASHA’s program to help women, family members and caregivers cope effectively with the […]

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Get Appy This Winter Season

Appy Holidays! The holidays are a time to help others. The best promotions do the same. As I write today’s blog entry from frozen Chicago where the high is 18 degrees, I can’t help but crave warmth via a burning fire, or hot soup and Chai Tea to fend off a guaranteed cold or illness. […]

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Brain Injury New Study Out

Study Details How Brain Injury from Concussions Progresses By Alice Park, Time, Health & Family  Dec. 04, 2012 The lasting impact that concussions can have on the brain is on the minds of anyone involved in football, from parents of the youngest Pop Warner players to those in the professional ranks. More and more players in the NFL are succumbing to symptoms of memory loss, inability to […]

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Brilliant Litigation Attorney Stricken with Parkinson’s Disease Turns Professional Artistic Photojournalist with Debut of His Photos at Chicago’s Mars Gallery Thursday, June 7, 2012

Brilliant Litigation Attorney Stricken with Parkinson’s Disease Turns Professional Artistic Photojournalist with Debut of His Photos at Chicago’s Mars Gallery Thursday, June 7, 2012 Portion of art proceeds to benefit The Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorder Program at Rush University Medical Center as a thank you o the doctors for giving Bradley his life back […]

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New York Plans to Ban Sale of Big Sizes of Sugary Drinks

New York City plans to enact a far-reaching ban on the sale of large sodas and other sugary drinks at restaurants, movie theaters and street carts, in the most ambitious effort yet by the Bloomberg administration to combat rising obesity.

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Promising Alzheimer’s News!

Promising clinical trial that could lead to treatments to prevent Alzheimer’s, people who are genetically guaranteed to develop the disease-but who do not yet have any symptoms—will for the first time be given a drug intended to stop it, federal officials announced Tuesday. ht.ly/aWCh6 bit.ly/JG4Da

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The Be-Well Lake County Community Dig Day

This diabetes education, treatment and awareness program is a community health initiative at its best, Committed to providing greater access to comprehensive diabetes care and education for medically underserved patients in Lake County, the Auxiliary at NorthShore Highland Park Hospital, through its annual appeal, has donated nearly $700,000 to this initiative. To donate, contact The […]

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Chicago’s Mars Gallery Opening Night of Montezuma Nights-Bradley Weiss’ Photo Exhibition Benefiting Rush University Medical Center For Parkinson’s Disease

Opening night reception of Bradley S. Weiss’ photo exhibition at Chicago’s Mars Gallery benefiting Rush University Medical Center to thank and honor their Movement Disorder Group & Neurosurgical Teams for treating Brad’s Parkinson’s Disease and giving him his life back! Music by The Sidecars, a jazzy sound with a south American edge. Catering by Highland […]

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