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  • Longtime smokers benefit from free low-dose CT lung screenings at Centegra

    Lung Cancer Awareness Month is the right time to schedule a low-dose CT lung screening at Centegra Health System. The screenings, which check the heal ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 1:54 pm
  • Why antibiotics aren’t always the answer

    There’s nothing worse than a sick child and most parents would do almost anything to alleviate the symptoms. A visit to the pediatrician could mean a ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:05 am
  • Bull Valley Dentistry provides Myofascial Therapy for the Treatment of Acute and Chronic Pain

    Myofascial therapy relieves soft tissue restrictions that cause pain. Some causes of chronic Myofascial pain or low back pain are easier to diagnose t ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 8:42 am
  • Fox Point helps you choose fiduciaries wisely

    Few can afford to lose money, especially senior citizens on a fixed income.   Wise financial choices help everyone preserve their assets.   Choosi ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 9:27 am
  • Bull Valley Dentistry Neuromuscular Orthodontics

    Dr. Dano is not only trained and skilled in caring for dental patients with neuromuscular problems , he understands the pain and frustration that goes ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 10:27 am
  • Updates on Centegra Hospital-Huntley

    The construction at Centegra Hospital-Huntley is a constant source of news in the community, and Centegra Health System’s plans for the hospital’s ser ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 11:58 am
  • Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital links Knee Surgeries to Obesity

    Running, jumping, and even walking   all require the use of your knees. These essential hinge joints are a combination of bones, muscles, li ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:56 am
  • Bull Valley Dentistry Explains how Myofascial Therapy for the Treatment of Acute and Chronic Pain

    Myofascial therapy relieves soft tissue restrictions that cause pain. Some causes of chronic Myofascial pain or low back pain are easier to diagnose t ...
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 10:28 am
  • Bull Valley Dentistry Offers Help for Bruxism

    Bruxism is when you clench (tightly hold your top and bottom teeth together) or grind (slide your teeth back and forth over each other) your teeth.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 10:00 am
  • 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. 28, 2014 - 9:08 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
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