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Health & Wellness

The choices you make each day can have a huge effect on your health. Rush offers a wealth of resources to help you make good ones. Browse the Health and Wellness section for health information and tips for maintaining your health.

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For a child with constipation, bathroom trips can be painful, frustrating, stressful, scary or even embarrassing. Specialists from Rush share tips for helping kids overcome constipation.

Certain kinds of pain typically signal serious problems that need medical attention — if not immediately in the emergency room, then ASAP at a doctor’s office.

Because Ebola is often fatal and the symptoms are severe, many Americans are worried about the disease. But while it's natural to be afraid, there's no need for alarm. 

Halloween is most often associated with sweet treats — and lots of them. But Halloween does not have to mean overindulgence, says a Rush dietitian.

1:00pm - 3:00pm

Educational program on early detection of breast cancer and resources for breast health.

10:00am - 12:00pm

Learn techniques to save a choking baby or child, basic infant and child CPR, and other safety tips.

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Supports and empowers individuals and their families who face Alzheimer's disease early in life.
Support and promotion of healthy greiving for parents who have experienced a pregnancy loss or infant death.
An educational and support group for both care-partners and patients with Parkinson's disease.
For patients under age 60 who have recently been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.