Oncologist Dr. Nasir Shahab shares the basics of this cancerous tumor that can affect the brain or spine.
What better way to enjoy the warm weather than a family picnic? When planning your picnic there are a few things that you should consider about food packing, transportation, preparation and serving to avoid the risk of food poisoning and related illnesses.
Whether from overuse or pitching for an extended period of time, elbow injuries are becoming more common in both professional and amateur athletes. As a solution for such injuries, Tommy John Surgery can be recommended to patients who are experiencing symptoms and who have tried other forms of therapy without success. At DuPage Medical Group, our providers are trained to treat patients from surgery through therapy, helping you get back into the game.
New or sudden gastrointestinal symptoms should not be ignored as they can signal a more serious condition. Our Gastroenterology team identifies symptoms that should be addressed with your healthcare provider.
Smoking can significantly increase your risk of developing bladder cancer. Here’s what you should know about smoking’s link to bladder cancer, so you can start lowering your risk today.
January is National Radon Awareness Month. What is radon and how can it affect your family’s health? What homeowners should know about radon health risks when buying or building a home and how to reduce risk.
Though you might feel reluctant to schedule your surgery, there is value in moving forward with your treatment. We are going above and beyond to ensure the health and safety of our patients, providers and associates. If you need joint replacement surgery, you can confidently know we have implemented many processes to ensure your safety every step of the way.
As trees grow bare and the weather becomes cooler, many of us are preparing for a long winter ahead. A part of this preparation involves planning for 2020 – 2021’s unpredictable flu season coupled with COVID-19. Below are common questions you may have about this year’s flu season and the current pandemic.
As you age, it is common to experience changes with your eyes and vision. In fact, between the ages of 45 and 80, most adults will find it increasingly difficult to see things up close, a condition called presbyopia. You may also begin to notice mild visual disruptions such as flashes and floaters. In some cases, they are caused by normal, age-related changes within your eyes. Other times, they may be a symptom of a more serious medical condition, requiring immediate attention. Ophthalmologist and retina specialist, Shantan Reddy, MD, shares symptoms to watch for and when to seek medical care.
Day by day, we’re learning more about the COVID-19 virus and how to fight it. Antibody testing is proving to be a powerful tool for the medical community in this fight, though there continues to be confusion and misunderstanding about its purpose and meaning. The following information outlines what you should know about COVID-19 antibody testing and how to get one for yourself.