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Health & Wellness

Your health and well-being are important to Rush Oak Park Hospital. That’s why hospital staff and physicians at ROPH provide valuable resources to help you manage your health throughout your life.

Rush Oak Park Hospital promotes health and wellness in the community by utilizing a community outreach program called Healthy Motivations, which consists of health lectures, fitness classes, and support groups among many other resources.

The hospital also publishes a health newsletter called Discover Rush Oak Park Hospital three times a year.

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Health Information

Does your teen spend more time on the couch than on the court? Have you noticed your son or daughter getting a little soft around the middle? If so, then it's time for you to help your teenager get in shape.
Perhaps the first thing to know about diabetes is that it isn't just one disease.
Someone you care about is facing cancer, and you want — very much — to support your friend. But you don't know what to say or do.

Life After a Heart Attack

Surviving a heart attack is one thing; navigating the aftermath is another. Change is often part of the recovery process, whether it's your diet, your attitude toward sex or your exercise regimen. Learn from a cardiologist at Rush what to expect and how to deal with it.

Speaker: Donald Tanis, MD, cardiologist

Nature of a Woman's Heart

Let's get to the heart of the matter: The differences between men and women go beyond the obvious. While anatomically most hearts are pretty much the same, how and why women develop heart disease is often different from men. Heart attack symptoms can also be dissimilar, with some women not even realizing a heart attack is occurring. Empower yourself during heart month by learning more about women's heart disease from a cardiologist at Rush.
Speaker: Ewa Dembowski, MD, cardiologist

A New Option for Weight Loss - March 5

Rush Oak Park Hospital is now offering a new FDA-approved nonsurgical weight-loss procedure. A gastric balloon procedure can assist you in losing weight and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Please call to register for a complimentary lecture given by one of our bariatric specialists at Rush and find out if you're a candidate for this procedure.

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