A local breast cancer survivor is sharing a message of hope by donating scarves to support SCH patients as they go through chemo treatments. Chicago teacher Mary Luisa recently visited SCH’s Integrated Cancer Center to deliver the colorful scarves and share her story of encouragement
Swimming is one of summer’s most enjoyable activities, but according to Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project, there were 40 Lake Michigan drownings in 2017 alone. To help you and your family achieve a fun-filled summer free from preventable accidents, follow these simple swimming safety tips:
Marie has long worn bright red lipstick and it’s become her business trademark and calling card. Now as a cancer survivor, this practice has evolved from a fashion statement to an important message to her family, friends and followers—she “will still wear red” to help
To help prevent identity theft, new Medicare cards will be mailed to beneficiaries across the nation between now and April 2019, with Illinois members expected to begin receiving their cards in June.
The new cards won’t include Social Security numbers, instead each person will get
By Bill Ligas
A serious, painful back injury left Gordon, an active 79-year-old sci-fi author, relying on a cane. While initial treatment at the Swedish Covenant Hospital Pain Clinic was helpful, he knew that to fully relieve his pain for the long term, he needed the expert advice
Dr. Benuck Talks About His Practice, His Patients and His Favorite Classical Composer
My medical practice
My main interest is hip and knee replacements.
By Bill Ligas
In 2013, Bertha noticed a wound on her leg that wouldn’t heal. It continued to grow despite visiting many doctors and trying various treatments ranging from raw honey to medicated patches. The open sore continued to grow until it eventually became the size
Experts from Swedish Covenant Hospital and Galter LifeCenter share healthy heart tips they follow
We asked our board-certified doctors, certified trainers and dietitians what heart healthy advice they practice. Watch the video above and read below to see what they said.
Take time out of the
Is it Time for You to Get Active?
by Kristin Goddard, Galter LifeCenter
New guidelines recently lowered the range for what is considered high blood pressure (hypertension). Under these new standards, almost half of Americans will be diagnosed with hypertension. Under previous guidelines, 32 percent of
From our Friends at Black Bear Academy
Have a family game night
Chances are many of your family's favorite board and card games reinforce social and academic skills such as attention, inhibition, turn taking, theory of mind, counting, reading, and drawing. Gather the group to play games you usually