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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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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. 

A simple blister on your heel doesn’t sound like a big deal. But for someone with diabetic neuropathy, the nerve damage that affects 60 to 70 percent of those who have diabetes, such a seemingly small problem can become a catastrophe.

The travel bug is one thing, but what about malarial mosquitoes, jet lag, dehydration and other potential hazards of exploring? See our top tips for healthy travel.

As a mom of two, Bridget Voigt, MD, understands that it can be difficult to discuss sensitive issues, like puberty and sex, with your kids. Here, Voigt offers motherly-doctorly advice on how to help kids navigate intimacy, reproduction and their developing bodies.

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8:30am - 11:30am

A refresher course for parents who have delivered at Rush in the past three years.

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join us to discuss the use of supplements and food nutrients in controlling blood sugar.

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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.