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  • Bull Valley Dentistry Explains “Dry Mouth”

    Xerostomia is the medical term for a dry mouth due to lack of saliva. Dry mouth can cause difficulty ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:44 am
  • Advocate Good Shepard Hospital discusses health risks of dense breast tissue

    Did you know that breast tissue can differ from person to person? And those differences may hide abnormalities and create the need for additional scre ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:56 am
  • Tis' the season to get your flu shot with Centegra Health System

    People of all ages should get the flu shot this season the best way says Dr. Baby Than, a family practitioner at Centegra Physician Care in Algonquin. ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 9:11 am
  • Rest easy with proper vein treatment

    There can be many obstacles when it comes to getting a good night’s sleep. Did you know varicose vei ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 12:13 pm
  • Bull Valley Dentistry Explains Conscious Oral Sedation

    In spite of the dental technology that has made dentistry virtually pain-free, dental fear and anxiety still keeps millions of patients away from ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 9:20 am
  • Study shows 3-D mammography detects breast cancer earlier

    A recent study showed that 3-D mammography like that offered at the Centegra Gavers Breast Center improves the detection rate of breast cancer. Also k ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 7:35 am
  • IF YOUR MATTRESS COULD TALK…

    Your mattress sits quietly in the bedroom, waiting for your return. It silently welcomes you back, and envelops you in comfort – with no questions ask ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 8:44 am
  • Varicose Veins: Right Treatment, Right Results

    When it comes to treating varicose vein disease, Dr. Stephen Rivard, founder and medical director of Illinois Vein Specialists, can’t stress enough th ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Bull Valley Dentistry Discusses Oral Cancer

    Did you know almost 42,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral and throat cancers this year? And that the 5-year survival rate of those diagnosed is ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 12:50 pm
  • Early detection saves mother of triplets

    Forty year-old Cary resident Aimee Suyko felt a lump in her breast a few years ago.  A mammogram and ultrasound raised concerns and the biopsy and MRI ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 10:05 am
  • Pediatricians urge IUDs or implants for teen girls

    CHICAGO – Teen girls who have sex should use IUDs or hormonal implants — long-acting birth control methods that are effective, safe and easy to use, t ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:57 am
  • Study: Recessions can postpone motherhood forever

    NEW YORK – When the economy tanks, women have fewer babies. But what happens in the following years, when conditions improve?
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:58 am
  • Bull Valley Dentistry Offers Laser Periodontal Therapy

    If you have been diagnosed with Periodontal Disease or gum disease you will need Periodontal Therapy to clean up an infection in your mouth. Before ag ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 3:26 pm
  • Centegra Knee Replacement Surgery Success

    Before her total knee replacement surgery at Centegra Hospital-McHenry, Marilyn Georgy couldn’t manage a neighborhood walk with friends. Arthritis had ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 10:06 am
  • As bodies change, it might be time to change your mattress

    People’s bodies change over time, but most of the time, their mattresses don’t. The result? Back and joint problems, stress, fatigue and poor sleep. 
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 9:39 am
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