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Monthly Archives: January 2018

Medical Corner: Nutrition

Medical Corner: Nutrition

By: Ashmar Mandou The most common New Year’s resolutions tend to circle around health, weight loss, healthier food choices, etc. However, most people encounter difficult obstacles preventing them from successfully… Read more »

Clinical Nutrition Manager at Norwegian American Hospital Natalie Knoll MS, RD, LSN

Clinical Nutrition Manager at Norwegian American Hospital Natalie Knoll MS, RD, LSN

By: Ashmar Mandou January has become the notorious month to begin anew; when people revive their healthy lifestyle. This year, how would you advise people to rethink their relationship with… Read more »

Dr. Mark Loafman, Chair of the Family and Community Medicine Department at Cook County Health& Hospitals System (CCHHS)

Dr. Mark Loafman, Chair of the Family and Community Medicine Department at Cook County Health& Hospitals System (CCHHS)

By: Ashmar Mandou January has become the notorious month to begin anew; when people revive their healthy lifestyle.  This year, how would you advise people to rethink their relationship with… Read more »

Registered Dietitian and Fitness Coach at Midtown Athletic Club Chicago Jenny Maloney

Registered Dietitian and Fitness Coach at Midtown Athletic Club Chicago Jenny Maloney

By: Ashmar Mandou January has become the notorious month to begin anew; when people revive their healthy lifestyle. This year, how would you advise people to rethink their relationship with… Read more »

Registered Dietitian with Sinai Health System in Chicago Catalina Ruz Gatica, RDN, LDN

Registered Dietitian with Sinai Health System in Chicago Catalina Ruz Gatica, RDN, LDN

By: Ashmar Mandou January has become the notorious month to begin anew; when people revive their healthy lifestyle. This year, how would you advise people to rethink their relationship with… Read more »

Medicaid Cuts Pose Threat to Norwegian American Hospital

Medicaid Cuts Pose Threat to Norwegian American Hospital

Norwegian American Hospital is one of several Safety-Net hospitals statewide that could face a dramatic and immediate threat in patient care and jobs by proposed cuts in Medicaid when the… Read more »

Longer Breastfeeding Tied to Lower Diabetes Risk for Mothers

Longer Breastfeeding Tied to Lower Diabetes Risk for Mothers

Mothers who nurse their babies now have another reason to continue as long as they can: longer periods of breastfeeding are associated with a lower risk of diabetes even decades… Read more »

Tips for Healthy Sight

Tips for Healthy Sight

The National Eye Institute estimates that in the years between 2010 and 2050, the number of individuals affected by the most common eye disease –including age-related macular degeneration (AMD), cataracts,… Read more »

Higher cervical cancer rates among Latinas show greater need for prevention

Higher cervical cancer rates among Latinas show greater need for prevention

Latinas experience the highest rates of cervical cancer of any ethnic group in the United States according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) data. Also extremely concerning, the American Cancer… Read more »

State Dept. Honor Turns Student’s ‘dream into a reality’

State Dept. Honor Turns Student’s ‘dream into a reality’

Due to a highly competitive U.S. State Department program, a University of Illinois at Chicago Honors College senior is one step closer to fulfilling a family and personal aspiration –to… Read more »