By: Dr. Jennifer Gibson
Often times, parents share with me that they are unsure how to build self-esteem in their children or that they are concerned about their children’s self-esteem. The summer months provide some space to explore and focus on these issues without the
by Nicole Joseph
If you live in or around Lincoln Square, there’s a good chance you’ve been to one of the places where Arthur Daravanis volunteers.
Six days a week, you can find him at Lincoln Square Lanes, where he makes popcorn to hand out to
By: Dr. Jennifer Gibson
As parents we notice how helpful routines are for our children during the school year, but how helpful are routines during the summer? Summer can be a time of relaxation for most families.
You may wonder if it is as important to
By: Dr. Jennifer Gibson, licensed clinical psychologist
May is Mental Health Awareness Month! Here are 5 helpful tips for enhancing and maintaining your mental health!
As the colder months end, we begin to feel
By Jennifer Gibson, Pysd,
As school ends and summer begins, many families are planning their travel time. Part of travel planning for families involves preparing for problem situations with kids ahead of time. Because kids tend to act out when they need attention or direction, focusing
By: Megy Karydes/Swedish Covenant Hospital
Brian Smolicek has Galter LifeCenter to thank for saving his life. That’s not a euphemism. It was the quick thinking of the team at Chicago’s only medical fitness center that helped the 52-year-old when he blacked out as he was preparing
By: Swedish Covenant Hospital
Besides diet, exercise is one of the most important things you can do to help protect your heart. Most people know that regular physical activity is an important part of a healthy lifestyle that can help reduce their risk of heart
by Megy Karydes for Galter LifeCenter and Swedish Covenant Hospital
Many people who reach for their spice cabinet while cooking are seeking to add flavor to their dishes. However, they may not realize the health benefits of including certain spices in their daily diet. Study after
New women-only health care center provides mammography, mental health, dermatology, nutrition and other services.
The new Mayora Rosenberg Women’s Health Center at Swedish Covenant Hospital provides women on Chicago’s north side with access to a variety of important health care services in a stunning, state-of-the-art center.
Prescription to exercise Galter LifeCenter’s Fundamental Fitness program makes doctor’s orders easy to follow
When physicians at Swedish Covenant Hospital are looking for a way to help their patients improve overall health, they can prescribe something other than medication: Fundamental Fitness at Galter LifeCenter.