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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.
Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women. In fact, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime. This month, learn how regular breast cancer screenings can help detect cancer during its earliest, most treatable stages. You’ll also meet Maria – a local woman who used a proactive approach to beat breast cancer.
Detecting Breast Cancer During the Earliest Stages
By Dr. Christine Gresik
Detecting breast cancer during its earliest stages empowers women to be active participants in their care.
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.
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.
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.