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Women’s History Month: Madame Curie

It’s often stated that Marie Curie was curious, from a young age – she seemingly always enjoyed science and research. Years down the road, this would lead to her discovering ... Read more

Good Health Isn’t About Being Lucky

St. Patrick’s Day brings with it visions of four-leaf clovers, green, and the luck o’ the Irish. While we could all use a little extra good fortune and a pot ... Read more

Women’s Health and Wellness

A balanced and nutritious diet is a key part of both men and women’s overall well-being. The basics of eating healthy are the same for all of us. Women, however, ... Read more

Black History Month Spotlight: Dr. Daniel Hale Williams

Daniel Hale Williams was among the first doctors in the United States to successfully perform open heart surgery! Not only was he a pioneer of medicine, and a skilled surgeon ... Read more

Black History Month Spotlight: Dr. Mae Jemison

Dr. Mae Jemison has accomplished many things in her life. During her early school years on the South Side of Chicago, she discovered her love of science. This would lead ... Read more

Black History Month Spotlight: Henrietta Lacks

Henrietta Lacks – a name you may not have seen in most of our history books. But, you should have. Henrietta Lacks Henrietta spent her most formative years living in a ... Read more

Black History Month Spotlight: Mary Eliza Mahoney

February has been celebrated as Black History Month since President Gerald Ford called upon the public to “seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of Black Americans in ... Read more

NorthShore is Joining the Y

NorthShore Health Centers is joining forces with the Portage Township YMCA and Duneland Family YMCA to address critical health and wellness needs and provide the community with solutions to achieving ... Read more

New Year. New Health Goals.

With every year and the promise of a fresh start, we make resolutions. The top five New Year’s resolutions for last year, according to Statista, are: getting more exercise, losing ... Read more

Safe Toy and Gift Giving

Once again, the holiday season is upon us! But before we get lost in the never-ending hustle and bustle, let’s take a few minutes to make sure that we are ... Read more

Celebrate the Me in We.

Every year, the color pink takes over the month of October. Research indicates pink makes people feel accepted and nurtured, which may be why we associate that color with femininity. ... Read more

Dental Tips for a Sweet Halloween

Halloween is almost here. This also means you’re likely to be encountering a whole lot more candy (and a lot more little “please! One more piece!” comments from the little ... Read more