With the holiday season quickly approaching, we can look forward to holiday parties, spending time with loved ones and enjoying our favorite foods. But for those of us trying to maintain or lose weight, the holiday season can be a challenging time filled with many temptations. Thanksgiving, in particular, is a popular holiday for overindulging.
The holidays are a wonderful time to enjoy the company of family and friends. The kitchen is a popular place for people to mingle, whether they are helping to prepare the food or munching on holiday goodies. With the extra help in the kitchen, you also need to be mindful of the increased risk of […]
Quitting smoking is no easy task, especially if you’ve been a smoker for many years. However, quitting is indeed possible with the right mindset, information and support. To celebrate the Great American Smokeout, a day encouraging smokers to make a plan to quit, Dr. Ashby Jordan, Medical Director of the Respiratory Care Clinic at Advocate Sherman Hospital, provides useful advice to kick the habit permanently.
November is American Diabetes Month, a time of year to raise awareness about this ever-growing disease that currently affects 26 million people in the U.S. Advocate Sherman Hospital believes that education and information are the best tools to help control diabetes and prevent complications.
Excuse me, sir or madam, but do you know what time it is? I seem to have misplaced my timepiece. Come again? Good heavens, no, that can’t be right. Surely you know that it’s actually MOVEMBER O’CLOCK. Okay, that’s not actually a time. But the important thing to remember is Movember is upon us, and […]