Is your child checked out – more interested in video games and texting friends? Engaging your teenager can feel like an uphill battle. Mental health therapist Erin Williams looks at ways to reconnect when kids don’t feel like anyone hears them.
You’ve probably heard the saying families who eat together stay together. That’s hard to do with working parents and kids on overload. Mental health therapist Gabrielle Beadell takes a look at the benefits of family meal time.
Sometimes you wonder what planet your child is from. They’re irritable, fly off the handle and often have a hard time focusing. Mental health therapist Gabrielle Beadell has the answer and it starts with the brain.
Did you know one crash-related pedestrian death occurs every two hours? Dr. Grace provides tips to make sure your next walk is a safe one.
Did you know walking is a great form of exercise? Dr. Michael Grace fills you in on the benefits of going for a walk.
Did you know not all walking surfaces are created equal? Learn which surfaces offer certain benefits for your next walk, from Certified Athletic Trainer DJ Gehr.
Want a quick and easy way to prevent cancer? If you’re 50 or older, Dr. Arif Nawaz gastroenterology, says regular colorectal screening is a great place to start.
You don’t have to run a marathon to boost your heart’s health. Dr. Adnan Khalid, cardiology, says even a little physical activity can keep heart failure patients out of the hospital.
Processed foods and dining out are dangerously raising your child’s sodium intake. Dr. Gina Mentzer, cardiology, shares the ten most common offenders and chicken nuggets top the list.
Do you know what’s really killing you? It’s not new or sensational, but plain old heart disease. Follow cardiologist Dr. Aiman Smer’s tips for prevention.
Dr. Bhavish Aubeelauck, internal medicine, shares the scary truth about diet soda. Just because it’s diet, doesn’t make it healthy.
Learn three ways you can make your next barbecue healthier, from tips by CHI Health dietitian Susan Wright.
Smart phones aren’t the smart choice when walking or driving. Tracy Dethlefs, trauma prevention, shares tips to avoid accidents due to mobile gaming distractions.
Not all sports are created equal when it comes to concussions. Tracy Dethlefs, trauma prevention, shares the times student athletes are most at risk.
Sharon Lubbers, emergency services, shares the top five ways your family can prevent an ER visit.
Dr. James Smith helps pregnant women beat the heat with a few must-have tips.