October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month making it a perfect time to talk about the disease. This month, learn about common breast cancer myths as well as how the disease affects younger women differently. You’ll also meet Laura and find out how she was able to defeat breast cancer with the help of her Edward-Elmhurst Health care team.
Laura’s Story: “I felt well cared for throughout the journey.”
By Dr. Soina Baweja
Laura Troche, 47, is proactive about her health. She watches her nutrition, gets regular exercise and sees her doctor for routine exams and preventive care. But during the spring of 2020, she noticed a strange ...
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Take a Hike! Challenge (Through Oct. 27)
This fall, we invite you to join the Healthy Driven Take a Hike! Challenge. For eight weeks, from Sept. 1 to Oct. 27, rediscover the healthy benefits of being active and spending time outdoors. It’s ...
Webinar: Osteoporosis: It's Good to be Dense
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Jumpstart Your Health Informational Session (Online, Oct. 21)
If you’re ready to commit to living a healthier, more active life, please join us (virtually) to learn about our Jumpstart Your Health program. Jumpstart Your Health is a virtual year-long, group lifestyle change program ...
Do you know what steps you need to take to protect your health? Learn how Healthy Driven Chicago can help provide the info, tools and tips you need to take an active role in feeling your best.
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