Health Topics

  • Is it GERD?

    Heartburn, regurgitation and difficulty swallowing are all symptoms commonly associated with gastroesophageal reflux disease, commonly referred to as GERD. Yet…

  • The Rewards of Volunteering

    In past years, Morris resident Janine Petric spent many hours in hospital surgical waiting areas while her daughter underwent surgeries…

  • Caution: Please Stay Safe This Construction Season

    It’s been said that Illinois is a land of two seasons: winter and road construction. Road construction can be extremely…

  • Foster Care Support Begins With Supporting Foster Parents

    Pediatrician Dr. Melissa Hill’s heart broke at the thought of delivering bad news to one of her brand new patients.…

  • Is It A Cold Or Spring Allergies?

    During spring, certain symptoms can cause you to question whether you have allergies or a cold.

  • Prevention Is Key To Peripheral Artery Disease

    PAD is a circulatory condition in which arteries become clogged with fatty deposits called plaque, reducing blood flow to the…

  • What To Do If You Have A Stroke

    A stroke occurs when the brain’s blood supply is cut off or severely reduced. After several minutes without blood and…

  • Physical Therapy Helps Combat Neck, Low Back Pain

    Pain in the neck and lower back can occur for a variety of reasons, whether it’s a fall, repetitive twisting,…

  • Specialized Treatment Manages Lymphedema Symptoms

    Patients with lymphedema suffer from a disruption of the lymphatic system that causes swelling in one or more limbs, the…

  • Allergist Can Help Alleviate The Impact Of Fall Allergies

    Sneezing, runny nose, itchy, watery eyes, scratchy throat and cough can be symptoms of fall allergies. Related sinus and nasal…

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