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Guidelines for Vibrant Health as Chicago Life Begins to Normalize

One of CCWM’s philosophy is educating our patients to enrich their lives by knowledge and support women of all races and backgrounds. We are here to move the conversation along, to integrate the lessons we are learning and help advance social justice.
Jun 11th, 2020

How to Cope with Stress Amidst a Pandemic

Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations. How you respond to the outbreak can depend on your background, the things that make you different from other people, and the community you live in. Here are some helpful tips on how to cope with stress.
Apr 9th, 2020

Now Offering Telemedicine Appointments amid COVID-19

Amid the crisis surrounding the pandemic of Covid-19, we hope to provide reassurance and well thought out advice that is not emotional but is science based and predicated by World Health, CDC and local health authorities.
Mar 17th, 2020
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International Women's Day

An uplifting message to broaden the scope to empower, champion, support, applaud, and lift each other up as women, this Women's Day. As women, we fulfill so many roles, yet we still need to achieve recognition for all we do. Happy Women's Day 2020!
Mar 8th, 2020
20 Health Tips for 2020

20 Health Tips for 2020

With the New Year already underway, let’s examine twenty simple, healthy behaviors or choices we can start practicing now that will benefit us physically, emotionally and have lasting effects on our lives. Let's dominate not only 2020, but years to follow.
Jan 27th, 2020

Thanksgiving 2019

As the Holidays are approaching we are reflecting on over 3 decades of practicing medicine the way we believe medicine should be practiced, honoring our patients’ needs and providing ample time to discuss problems or celebrate wellness.
Nov 18th, 2019

What is a Brain Injury?

A brain injury is a blow or jolt to the head or a penetrating head injury that disrupts the function of the brain. 2.8 million people are treated for brain injuries in the United States each year. The most common brain injuries happen from a sports injury.
Jul 28th, 2019

Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. Did you know that there are 50 million people worldwide living with Alzheimer’s disease (AD)? Alzheimer’s is the 6th leading cause of death and every 65 seconds someone develops Alzheimer’s in the US.
Jun 23rd, 2019

Celebrate National Women’s Health Week

During National Women’s Health Week each year, millions of women take steps to improve their health. National Women’s Health Week serves as a reminder for women to make their health a priority and build positive health habits for life.
May 13th, 2019

February is American Heart Month

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women and men in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. Several health conditions, your lifestyle, your age, and family history can increase your risk.
Feb 7th, 2019

Detox Cleanse – Is Your Body Ready?

There have been over 80,000 toxins introduced to our environment in the last couple of decades. 800 are serious hormone disruptors. It is no wonder that healthcare professionals often suggest a detox cleanse as an important way of supporting a healthy life
Jan 24th, 2019

Winter Wellness Guide

With what feels like a seemingly endless cold spell ahead, ’tis the season to revisit your wellness regime. While the winter months tend to hinder our health goals, through good food, fitness, sleep, and self-care choices, you can stay fit for the freeze.
Dec 13th, 2018

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

We are at the end of October and as you all know it is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Please remind your mother, sister, aunt, niece or any female friend to get a mammogram. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death among women.
Oct 25th, 2018

Natural Sunburn Remedies

Summer is finally here and that means sunburn season is here too! Despite your best intentions, you may end up with a sunburn for the better part of a week. First, there is the pain, then the itch, and finally the peeling.
Jun 28th, 2018

Thermal Receipts Could be Hazardous to Your Health

Have you noticed some stores ask if you want your receipt by email? Whenever you’re out shopping and running errands; keep in mind that accepting thermal receipts could be hazardous to your health.
Jun 23rd, 2018

6 Signs that Help Identify Depression

“There is a stigma around mental illness,” says Cvengros, PhD, a clinical psychologist at Rush University Medical Center. In Jamies Cvengros, PhD experience, people avoid talking about depression.
Aug 31st, 2017

We’re Moving to 100 E. Walton on June 1

As of June 1, 2017 Comprehensive Center for Women’s Medicine will no longer participate in any insurance plans, including Medicare and will be moving to a new location at 100 E. Walton, Suite 400W.
May 18th, 2017

Fatigue Facts

Fatigue often indicates an underlying health problem. With all of life’s challenges, nearly everyone gets tired. It’s when symptoms become chronic that your health can become compromised. It often indicates an underlying health problem.
Apr 11th, 2017

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Have you noticed the pink scarves, pink socks, pink shirts, and pink coffee mugs in the department stores? It’s a reminder to examine your breasts, make a doctor appointment, and schedule your mammogram.
Oct 10th, 2016

Spring is Allergy Season in Chicago

Do you suffer from spring allergies? Do you stay indoors? Have you ever used a neti pot to help clear your breathing passages? The allergy season begins in February and can last until the early summer.
Mar 14th, 2016

High Blood Pressure Tips

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, can trigger serious health problems, including heart attacks, strokes, kidney failure, and vision loss. Changes in the way you eat and live can bring down your blood pressure.
Feb 29th, 2016

Holiday Diet Tips

As the holidays approach, we need to be extra mindful of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Starting with Thanksgiving and ending with New Year’s Eve, we are continuously tempted to overindulge. We’ve added some holiday diet tips including healthy recipes.
Nov 22nd, 2015

Redefine Acute Care is a game-changer

If you’re looking to remove wrinkles, Forbes says Redefine Acute Care is a game-changer! Think of it as an at-home alternative to an injectable filler for wrinkles.
Aug 20th, 2015