By health enews Staff Nightmares are where some of your worst fears come to life. If you experience them frequently, you’re probably wondering why they happen and what you can do to stop them. While they are most common among children, it turns out about 50 percent of adults experience nightmares,...
In recognition of the 2016 Cardiac Rehabilitation Week, Feb. 14 to 20, St. Mary Medical Center patients Norman Schulte and Ada Whitcomb were crowned the “King and Queen of Hearts” during a special celebration at Spectrum of St. Mary Medical Center. Both patients are active participants in the hospital’s...
By Chuck Dow, Humana Regional President of Medicare for Illinois Humana If you’re one of 56 million Americans eligible for Medicare, it’s important to understand coverage options when selecting your health plan for 2020. Research can take time, and many people find working with a licensed health insurance agent helpful...
UnitedHealthcare invited African-American seniors and other Medicare beneficiaries to the A Better You events in Chicago on May 20 and 21 in the Chicago Theological Seminary. The events kicked off the initiative nationwide. Participants had the opportunity to hear from Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, of Trinity UCC, who provided guidance to achieve...
Methodist Hospitals recently announced it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care. Methodist Hospitals underwent...
By Jordan Rau Kaiser Health News The U.S. military is devising major reductions in its medical corps, unnerving the system’s advocates who fear the cuts will hobble the armed forces’ ability to adequately care for health problems of military personnel at home and abroad. The move inside the military coincides with efforts...
Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, the 501(c)(3) charitable arm of Delta Dental of Illinois, announced its 2019 Community Grants Program recipients. The Foundation awarded more than $200,000 to 23 nonprofit and community organizations throughout the region with programs and services that improve children’s oral health in Illinois. “For the past...
By Stephanie Gadlin Special Correspondent Bamani Obadele is a longtime fixture in Illinois politics and the continuing fight for racial justice. With his thunderous voice and imposing presence, the social justice warrior has been on the frontlines for more than three decades battling some of the city’s toughest issues. Yet, nothing...
Advocate South Suburban Hospital nurses start virtual chain of blessings The annual Blessing of the Hands ceremony is a highlight of every Nurses Week celebration at Advocate South Suburban Hospital, 17800 Kedzie Ave., in Hazel Crest. And this year – in the times of COVID-19 – this honored tradition holds...
I had no idea that October was Eat Better, Eat Together Month, but once I found out, I knew I had to share this information with my faithful readers. Life moves a whole lot faster than that of days long gone. Technology has totally changed the way we view...