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By Karen Foley Midtown Athletic Club has a nearly 50-year history as an upscale tennis and fitness leader, dating back to 1970 when Kevie and Alan Schwartz opened the first tennis club in Chicago. Today, the flagship club has transformed, … Continue reading

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By Lisa Perez, M.D. If your parents or grandparents received treatment for their varicose veins in years past, you might have heard horror stories about painful vein stripping and long recovery periods. Many people with venous disease avoided being evaluated … Continue reading

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By Jacob A. Strong, M.D. If you have ever experienced lower back pain, you are not alone. Studies indicate that 60 to 90 percent of the population has experienced it at least once in their lives. The good news is … Continue reading

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By Ho N. Lin, M.D. Healthcare consumerism is a current hot topic and will continue to shape the future landscape of healthcare. As healthcare costs continue to skyrocket, the patient consumer will be burdened with an increasing share of costs. Patients will … Continue reading

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By Jill M. Golsen, DMD Let me explain. As dentists, it was always a challenge for us to get patients to understand the worrisome issues we were seeing in their mouths. So the idea among patients to wait to take … Continue reading

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By Patricia Sánchez, MD More than 60 million Americans have heartburn at least once a month. It is common to experience a little heartburn after eating spicy foods or drinking alcohol. It may feel like chest pain or burning after … Continue reading

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By Eugene Hurwitz, M.D. You’re walking through the park. The sun is shining. The leaves are green. Flowers are blooming. Signs of the seasonal transition to spring are all around. The other less fortunate red flags? Your stuffy nose, itchy … Continue reading

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By Lisa Perez, MD, VeinInnovations Midtown Spider veins are the least serious of the most common vein disorders. Spider veins are essentially smaller versions of varicose veins and are caused by blood pooling in the veins because the valves are … Continue reading

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National Infertility Awareness Week (NIAW) runs from April 23-29, 2017. Whether you’re ready for pregnancy now or are just keeping your options open for the future, it is never too early to start a conversation with your doctor about your … Continue reading

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Y Plastic’s breast-reduction patients are some of the happiest people we see after surgery!  In fact, breast reduction can literally be life-changing, freeing women from years of pain, infection and a poor self-image. Our patients would tell you that large … Continue reading

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