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You and Your Health

Health Tip: Help Contain Conjunctivitis

Conjunctivitis, commonly called pinkeye, is a contagious infection affecting the membrane that covers the white part of the eye and the inner eyelid. The eyes of someone with conjunctivitis can appear very red and irritated. continue reading »

What do I do? My Boyfriend Complains That I Have Bad Breath!

What do I do? My Boyfriend Complains That I Have Bad Breath!

Question:My boyfriend complains about my breath and smell how can I fix that? All gardens must be cultivated with sunshine, water and good quality alkaline soil to ensure the growth of sweet fruits and vegetables. continue reading »

Health Tip: Soothe Swollen Feet During Pregnancy

Health Tip: Soothe Swollen Feet During Pregnancy

Massage and elevate your tootsies. The added pounds of pregnancy can take a toll on your whole body, but your feet bear the brunt of that baby weight. continue reading »

Los padres pueden ayudar a prevenir el alcoholismo entre sus hijos universitarios

Los padres pueden ayudar a prevenir el alcoholismo entre sus hijos universitarios

Los resultados son mejores cuando un padre del sexo opuesto supervisa la vida social de los estudiantes. continue reading »

Parents Can Help Prevent Problem Drinking in College Kids

Parents Can Help Prevent Problem Drinking in College Kids

Outcome best when student's social life is monitored by opposite-gender parent, study finds. College students are less likely to have drinking problems or engage in risky behavior if their parents monitor their social lives, researchers have found. continue reading »

New Casa Maravilla Senior Housing Open to Benefit Pilsen Seniors

New Casa Maravilla Senior Housing Open to Benefit Pilsen Seniors

Mayor Richard M. Daley joined Ald. Danny Solis (25th) and members of the Pilsen community to celebrate the grand opening of the Casa Maravilla affordable senior housing facility and satellite center located at 2021 S. Morgan St. continue reading »

Combating Myths About Seasonal Allergies

Combating Myths About Seasonal Allergies

Separating fact from fiction may help reduce spring misery, experts say. With spring allergy season looming, people need to know the facts about controlling their allergies continue reading »

Take Care of Arthritic Joints

Take Care of Arthritic Joints

Even everyday activities can strain stiff and inflamed arthritic joints. The Arthritis Foundation offers these suggestions to help tame arthritis stiffness and pain: continue reading »

US Cancer Survivors Grows to Nearly 12 Million

US Cancer Survivors Grows to Nearly 12 Million

The number of cancer survivors in the United States increased to 11.7 million in 2007, according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health. continue reading »

Blood Pressure Drug Does Not Help Those With Atrial Fibrillation

Blood Pressure Drug Does Not Help Those With Atrial Fibrillation

Expert says use of Avapro in this group of heart patients not warranted. The blood pressure-lowering drug Avapro doesn't seem to prevent heart disease and stroke continue reading »