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Local Physician Awarded Diplomate Status

Local Physician Awarded Diplomate Status

Orland Park, Ill.– Kathleen Drinan DO, FACC, a local cardiologist in private practice, has recently been awarded Diplomate status with the Accreditation Council for Clinical Lipidology (ACCL). The ACCL is… Read more »

Taking the Wait Out of Your Doctor’s Waiting Room

Taking the Wait Out of Your Doctor’s Waiting Room

CHICAGO , Oct. 5, 2011 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — Whether you’re a mom with sick children, a busy executive with high cholesterol, or you suffer from a chronic illness, people are frustrated by waiting at the doctor’s office.

Make Easter Easy and Egg-onomical

Make Easter Easy and Egg-onomical

PARK RIDGE, Ill. , March 23, 2011 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — Easter is just around the corner, and where there’s Easter, there are eggs.

Chocolate Has a Special Place in Your Heart

Chocolate Has a Special Place in Your Heart

When choosing Valentine’s sweets, consider heart healthy chocolates CHICAGO , Feb. 9, 2011 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — A chocolate bar a day keeps the doctor away?

Illinois schools may cancel trans fats from cafeteria

Illinois schools may cancel trans fats from cafeteria

By Diane S.W. Lee   Illinois Statehouse News SPRINGFIELD — Hold the french fries.

New drug produces steep drop in bad cholesterol 
    (AP)

New drug produces steep drop in bad cholesterol (AP)

CHICAGO – An experimental drug boosted good cholesterol so high and dropped bad cholesterol so low in a study that doctors were stunned and voiced renewed hopes for an entirely new way of preventing heart attacks and strokes. “We are the most excited we have been in decades,” said Dr.

Raising Vegetarian Kids? Here Are Some Pointers

Raising Vegetarian Kids? Here Are Some Pointers

Vegetarianism among kids has gone more mainstream in the past decade: The Vegetarian Resource Group says 3 percent of American youth , or about 1.4 million people between ages 8 and 18, are vegetarian; that is, they avoid meat, fish and poultry . That’s up from 2 percent 10 years ago .

AstraZeneca Q3 profit down 27 pct amid legal costs 
    (AP)

AstraZeneca Q3 profit down 27 pct amid legal costs (AP)

LONDON – Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca on Thursday reported a 27 percent drop in third-quarter profit as it set aside nearly half a billion dollars to settle claims that its anti-psychotic drug Seroquel has harmful side-effects. Net profit was $1.55 billion compared with $2.12 billion a year earlier, the company said.

Chicago City Clerk Hosts Second Annual "Dog Day On the Green": Event to Feature Barker & Meowsky Dog Fashion Show

Chicago City Clerk Hosts Second Annual "Dog Day On the Green": Event to Feature Barker & Meowsky Dog Fashion Show

CHICAGO, Aug. 18 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — Research shows dog owners have proven health benefits, tending to have lower blood pressure and cholesterol say psychologists at Queen’s University in Belfast.

Organic labels may trick dieters into overeating

Organic labels may trick dieters into overeating

The “organic” label skews people’s perceptions about food in ways that might promote obesity, a new study finds. The results show people sometimes assume organic foods are lower in calories and so it’s OK to indulge in organic cookies more often than regular ones.

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