Babies Start Connecting Words Earlier Than You Think

1/25/2018

Babies apparently have a better understanding of adults' language than you might think. More >

FHN Speaker Series – February 7

Don’t Go Slip Slidin’ Away This Valentine’s Day!

1/23/2018

Learn how to avoid slips and falls as well as the types of tendon/muscle sprain/strains and orthopaedic injuries they can cause. Join FHN and Andrew Blint, MD, a provider in FHN's Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Department and one of just a handful of board-certified orthopaedic traumatologists in northwest Illinois, for a FREE presentation. More >

Prenatal Vitamins Tied to Lower Autism Risk in Kids

1/9/2018

Taking folic acid and multivitamins during pregnancy could reduce your child's risk of autism, a new study suggests. More >

Itchy Misery

What to Do if Your Child Has Chickenpox

1/9/2018

Have a child with chickenpox? Don't despair. There are a number of things you can do to care for a child with this disease. More >

Fruits Slow Lungs' Aging Process

Two Foods Could Help Ex-Smokers' Lungs Heal

12/27/2017

For smokers who've managed to quit, the road to fully repairing lungs damaged by the habit may seem like a long one. More >

Chronic Heartburn Tied to Higher Odds for Head, Neck Cancers

12/27/2017

Millions of American seniors suffer the discomfort of chronic acid reflux. Now, new research suggests the condition might raise their odds for even more dangerous foes -- head and neck cancers. More >

Spoon-Feeding Not Necessarily Safer for Babies

12/20/2017

When babies are ready to eat solid foods, those who feed themselves some finger foods are no more likely to choke than babies who are spoon-fed, new research found. More >

Ward Off Glaucoma

Could a Hot Cup of Tea Preserve Your Vision?

12/20/2017

A spot of hot tea in the afternoon might help you save your sight, new research suggests. More >

Spoiler Alert: No

Will These Home Remedies Help Your Sore Throat?

12/20/2017

Down go another two worthless home remedies for strep throat. More >

Baby Boomers Aging

Alzheimer's Cases to Double by 2060: Report

12/12/2017

As the baby boomer population ages, the number of Americans with Alzheimer's disease will double by 2060, researchers report. More >

Less Likely to Have Caregivers

Are Women With Parkinson's at a Disadvantage?

12/12/2017

Women with Parkinson's disease appear to face a disadvantage: They're much less likely than men to have caregivers, a new study finds. More >

Ketogenic Diet for Kids

Diet May Help Fight Epilepsy When Meds Fail

12/12/2017

For children with epilepsy who don't find relief from their seizures with medication, a tightly controlled nutrition plan might help, a pair of new studies suggests. More >