Mayo Clinic's Heart Health Tips

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Mayo Clinic's Heart Health Tips

Heart disease is the number one killer of men and women. We talk with Dr. Martha Grogan, the medical editor of a new book about heart health from the Mayo Clinic. 

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Dr. Terry Mason

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Dr. Terry Mason

February is American Heart Month, a month to spread awareness about the importance of heart health. Dr. Terry Mason, Chief Medical Officer for Cook County Health & Hospitals System, joins us to discuss heart health and more. Please also join us for a live web chat during and after the segment.

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Katherine Lik on Integrative Medicine

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Katherine Lik on Integrative Medicine

Katherine Lik is a naturopath at the Raby Institute for Integrative Medicine at Northwestern. She joins us to discuss natural remedies for side effects patients face while dealing with conventional medical treatments.

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Mental Health Issues Afflict Veterans

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Mental Health Issues Afflict Veterans

A new generation of veterans is returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan. We hear from two professionals who are helping with the transition from soldier to civilian.

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Best Practices: How Asperger’s Changed a Marriage

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Best Practices: How Asperger’s Changed a Marriage

One man's diagnosis of Asperger's syndrome actually improved his marriage -- and he wrote a book all about it. He joins us.

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Oxygen Therapy

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Oxygen Therapy

Oxygen is being used to treat sports injuries, diabetics, and cancer patients. Is it the new wonder drug or a bit of hot air? Paris Schutz has the story.

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Great Lakes Invasion

Quagga Mussels Wreak Havoc on Ecosystem

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Great Lakes Invasion

A tiny, fingernail-sized organism that some are calling the scourge of the Great Lakes is fundamentally altering marine life. Ash-har Quraishi reports on a devastating invasive species that is causing ripples all the way up the food chain.

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Retail Clinics

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Retail Clinics

It's increasingly becoming the new doctor's office -- but without doctors. They are health clinics at retail stores. Eddie Arruza tells us why more people with everyday illnesses are opting to go to their local drugstore or big box chain for treatment.

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New Rush University Hospital

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New Rush University Hospital

We go inside the brand new building at Rush University Medical Center, which promises state-of-the-art readiness for bioterrorism.

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Alzheimer's Research

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Groundbreaking brain research has scientists closer to understanding how Alzheimer's disease spreads inside the brain. A local neurological researcher explains.

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Pat Bruno

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Pat Bruno

Veteran Chicago food critic, Pat Bruno, talks about his battle with the same brain cancer that claimed the lives of Gene Siskel and Tim Weigel.

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Sen. Kirk's Recovery

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Sen. Kirk's Recovery

Sen. Mark Kirk's surgeon had encouraging words today. The senator remains in intensive care, recovering from a stroke. We hear from two doctors about what's next.

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Freezing Fat

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Freezing Fat

Could harnessing the power of cold temperatures help shed flab and love handles? Ash-har Quraishi takes a look at the procedure of freezing fat.

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Health Recommendations for 2012

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Health Recommendations for 2012

Need tips on how to stay healthy in 2012? Dr. Terry Mason, Chief Medical Officer for Cook County Health & Hospitals System, joins us with several health recommendations for Chicagoans. Got any questions for Dr. Mason? Ask them here. Please also join us for a live web chat during and after the segment.

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50 Years of Sex Education

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50 Years of Sex Education

For more than 50 years, a school field trip to Hinsdale meant a lesson in the facts of life. We take a look at one of the first sexual education centers in the country, and how it's adapting to the changing needs of schools and students.

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Eating Bugs

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Eating Bugs

Creepy, crawly cuisine? Find out why some Chicagoans would like insects to be an essential part of our diet.

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50 Years of Sex Education

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50 Years of Sex Education

For more than 50 years, a school field trip to Hinsdale meant a lesson in the facts of life. We take a look at one of the first sexual education centers in the country, and how it's adapting to the changing needs of schools and students.

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