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Anatomy, Surgery

Bursitis Facts and Treatment

Bursitis Causes This articles has been created to assist you in your understanding of what bursitis is and how it is commonly treated. Before … [Read More...]

Knee Popping after Meniscus Surgery: What does it mean?

Many people experience knee pain, popping or cracking, or swelling following their meniscus surgery. While these symptoms can be uncomfortable and … [Read More...]

A to Z

Perineal Care After Cesarean Birth

Proper perineal care is important in preventing infection of the bladder and uterus after a cesarean. Keep the perineum clean and free from caked or … [Read More...]

Breastfeeding Support Resources

La Leche League International has groups of nursing mothers who offer assistance to breastfeeding mothers. Call 800-LALECHE or 847-519-7730 or log on … [Read More...]

Healthy Living

101 Activities You Can Do When the TV is OFF!

Did you know that kids spend about 4-6 hours every day sitting in front of a screen? Considering kids get home from school about 3 o'clock and go to … [Read More...]

Healthy Living

Ahh, the stress-free life. We all want it. But it takes a little work and planning so our health doesn't add stress to our everyday living. Preventive … [Read More...]

Nutrition

Benefits of Breastfeeding Your Baby

All new mothers want to do what is best for their baby, especially feeding their baby food that will protect them from illness and help them thrive. … [Read More...]

How to Use Metabolic Rates to Lose Weight

From my post on metabolism testing I know my resting metabolic rate is 1127 calories. My lifestyle calories burned (based on a light lifestyle) is 451 … [Read More...]