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Every year, one in five adults in the United States experiences mental illness. But many of these people don’t receive treatment due to the stigma surrounding these conditions. This month, find out how Mental Health First Aid training helps more people get appropriate care. You’ll also learn how to recognize important warning signs that a person may be considering suicide or suffering with an opioid addiction.
Suicide Can Be Prevented – Take Action to Identify and Support People at Risk
By Kelly Bryant
When it comes to suicide, no one is immune. Learning how to recognize the signs someone may be considering suicide is the key to preventing it.
Windy City Live: Heart Health
Dr. Michelle Meziere and Wendy Murphy from Edward-Elmhurst Health appeared on a recent episode of Windy City Live on ABC7 to answer common questions about heart attacks.
Five Cardiac Risk Factors You Need to Know
People tend to think if they're feeling good, they must be in good health. But the truth is, you can feel great and still be at a higher risk for heart disease.
Six Successful Diet Strategies
If you’ve ever considered dieting, you know just how confusing it can be with all the conflicting advice. But it doesn’t have to be so complicated.
Take Control of Back Pain
Back pain can affect everything from simple self-care, to your job, to how you interact with your family and friends. When your back is compromised, so is your life.
Is it Time for a Joint Replacement?
If you find yourself unable to perform simple tasks after trying more conservative treatments, it may be time to consider a joint replacement.
Tips to Stay Healthy During Pregnancy
A healthy pregnancy starts even before you get pregnant. Start by making an appointment with your doctor for a full exam, blood work and lab evaluation.