Social Drinking vs. Alcohol Problem

“For the majority of people, alcohol is used safely without apparent consequences,” says Advocate Lutheran General Hospital’s Dr. Lara Segalite. “However, for others alcohol is a powerfully addictive drug that can contribute to the loss of one’s job, home, family, and ultimately life. It is important for people who are concerned to have a way […]

Prevent Breast Cancer: 7 Simple Things You Can Do Now

For years, the focus has been on early detection to improve the cure rate of breast cancer. However, the more important question is: How can I prevent myself from getting breast cancer? At a recent symposium on Women’s Health hosted by Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Dr. Heidi Memmel discussed new evidence showing that women can […]