Your PCP as Your Gynecologist: Why It Makes Sense

Did you know that most primary care providers (PCPs) perform Pap tests? Or that PCPs can handle many of the concerns that send patients to gynecologists? Here are seven reasons why it’s wise to see your PCP first before scheduling an appointment with a… read more >

Get Fit and Social with Chicago Intramural Sports

Going to the gym alone can get boring quickly. This fall, shake up your routine and meet new people by joining one of Chicago’s intramural leagues. We rounded up some of the top recreational groups, so you don’t have to be a pro to… read more >

FDA Recalls Peanut, Almond Butters Tied to Salmonella Risk

Peanut and almond butter lovers, beware: The Food and Drug Administration has issued a recall of various brands potentially tied to a salmonella contamination earlier this week. Which products are being recalled? nSpired Natural Foods, a unit of Hain Celestial Group, is voluntarily recalling… read more >

Understanding Parkinson Disease

With the sudden tragic death of Robin Williams and his wife’s revelation that he was suffering from the early stages of Parkinson disease, this common, progressive neurologic disorder is back in the news. And it is common—approximately 1 percent of persons aged 60 or… read more >