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NorthShore University HealthSystem is a four hospital integrated healthcare delivery system serving Chicago and the northern suburbs.
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Dr. Maker-Clark was recently featured in Conversations in Health about using food as medicine. via:
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While make sure to take it easy and not overexert yourself:
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Worried about a fever this season? Making sure to rest and hydrate can go a long way in helping with symptoms, but if symptoms persist it may be necessary to contact a . Dr. Wang () shares his fever safety tips:
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NorthShore Jan 18
With snow on the way this weekend make sure to salt driveways and sidewalks and watch for signs of . While make sure to take it easy and not overexert yourself:
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NorthShore Jan 17
Dr. Mendoza Temple discusses how lemon and honey may be a better alternative for cough suppression than chocolate: via:
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NorthShore Jan 17
Snowfall is in the this weekend which can impact your . Dr. Davidson, Emergency Medicine shares how to prepare for the weather:
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NorthShore Jan 17
Dr. Tauchen, discusses how to reduce cold weather related joint pain: via:
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NorthShore Jan 16
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A10P2: Usually, most of my patients take off 2 weeks from work, unless they are at desk jobs. Motivated individuals can often be back to work in less time if desired.
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NorthShore Jan 16
A10P1: If you are undergoing radiation, most patients continue to work during therapy. However, some patients report some increased fatigue (that usually does not prevent work) after about 4 weeks of radiation treatment.
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NorthShore Jan 16
Q10: Will I be able to work during treatment?
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NorthShore Jan 16
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A9P3: In addition, a healthy lifestyle that includes weight control, diabetic control, and exercise is recommended.
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NorthShore Jan 16
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A9P2: In addition, genetic testing can provide more direct information about your risk. While there are no absolute preventative measures for prostate cancer, it is thought that early screening is critical.
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NorthShore Jan 16
A9P1: Risk factors for prostate cancer including African American race, family history of prostate cancer, family history of early onset breast cancer and/or other cancers including colorectal, pancreatic, etc.
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NorthShore Jan 16
Q9: What're the risk factors? Genetic and/or physical? What're the preventative measures I can take?
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NorthShore Jan 16
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A8P3: Additionally, a genomic test called ConfirmDX can evaluate the tissue and let a physician know the chances of missing . Finally, the continued evaluation and suspicion for continued prostate cancer should be also made based upon a person's overall risk.
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NorthShore Jan 16
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A8P2: If the PSA continues to rise, then there may still be a suspicion of prostate . In this situation, additional tests, such as a prostate MRI and blood tests such as prostate health index, 4K score, etc should be strongly considered.
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NorthShore Jan 16
A8P1: About 30-40% of biopsies performed will miss prostate cancer on the first procedure. This is very frustrating for patients and . In general, PSA blood tests should be followed after a biopsy.
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NorthShore Jan 16
Did you know January is ? One blood donation can save up to three lives. Our NorthShore Evanston hospital accepts donations M-F 8AM-4:30PM:
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NorthShore Jan 16
Q8: If a PSA test comes back moderately high and biopsy results show normal cell morphology, what further testing should be considered and when?
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NorthShore Jan 16
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A7P5: Based upon this, it is no surprise that is now considered the gold standard for prostate cancer surgery.
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