Staying Safe while Exercising Outdoors    

  The recent spread of the omicron variant, many people are venturing outdoors for their workouts once again even amid the cold winter weather.  According to the Centers for Disease […]

Coping with Holiday Stress   

By OSF HealthCare Little Company of Mary Medical Center  Pumpkins have been carved, apples have been picked, candy has been eaten, and the holiday season has officially commenced. Thanksgiving, Christmas, […]

Steering Clear of Bites and Stings 

  Warmer weather brings out insects including mosquitoes, bees, wasps, and ticks. Before venturing into your garden or onto the hiking trail, it is important to keep safety top of mind. Ashley Lisek, an APN with […]

Virtual Grief Group  

  Heather Beth Duke, an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist with the Relationship Store, hosts a free virtual Grief Group via Zoom to help people through the loss of a loved one.  Duke will […]

Barre it All Offering Mom and Child Yoga 

By Kristin Boza  Yoga is known as an amazing workout and stress reliever, for both adults and children. Barre it All Fitness, 3202 W. 111th St., introduced Mother/Child Yoga classes to help moms […]

Winter Tips 

By Kathryn Cavanaugh, RN, MSN,   LCMH Manager Health Promotions  Winter in Chicago presents dangers to the elderly and the people who care for them. Chilling temperatures and treacherous snow and ice can terrorize […]

5 Dangers of Drinking and Driving 

By Kathryn M. Cavanaugh, RN, MSN  Manager/Health Promotions  Little Company of Mary Hospital  Getting behind the wheel of a vehicle after consuming alcohol is not only a serious crime, it’s very […]

Your Health: Living Well With Congestive Heart Failure 

By Kathryn Cavanaugh, MSN, RN  Manager Health Promotions, Little Company of Mary Hospital  The term “heart failure” can be very daunting when your doctor tells you that you have this significant health challenge.  Congestive heart failure […]

Help for Weighty Issues 

By Eileen McNichols  Little Company of Mary Hospital  One of the most common health challenges in the United States today is obesity. Obesity is a medical term that refers to […]