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Healthy Driven Chicago is focused on helping you take charge of your health. Our medical expert-driven content will help you better understand your health, including the steps you can take today to stay healthy and fit for years to come.
February is Heart Health, which makes this the perfect time to learn more about your risk for heart disease and steps you can take to reduce it. This month, learn what exercises and foods can help strengthen your heart and improve your overall health. You’ll also get to know Catherine – a local woman whose life was saved by getting a simple, 15-minute heart scan.
Catherine’s Story: The Lifesaving Power of Heart Scans
By Catherine Smith
Catherine has taken steps to manage her risk by watching her weight, getting regular exercise and eating healthy, but even a careful lifestyle wasn’t enough to keep heart disease from catching up with her.
Six Tips to Manage Your Child’s Screen Time
The amount of screen time your child should get varies by age. Here’s what the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends.
Taking Steps to Address Childhood Obesity
When kids are obese, they have an 80 percent chance of staying obese their entire lives. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to help your child achieve a healthy weight.
Five Ways to Get a Healthy Meal on the Table Faster
With a bit of planning, it’s possible to get healthy food on the table. Here are a few tips.
New Technology Improves Heart Disease Screenings & Treatment
Advances in technology are allowing more patients with heart disease to undergo successful treatment. These new devices and procedures make it possible to treat more people than we could have 10 years ago.
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.