Windy City Weekend: COVID-19 Booster Shots, What You Need to Know

There are still many questions surrounding the COVID-19 vaccines, and especially now around the need for booster shots. Dr. Douglas Tran, an Internal Medicine Specialist from Edward-Elmhurst Health, appeared on a recent episode of ABC7’s Windy City Weekend to help clear up the confusion and address what’s needed to keep infection rates down.

Windy City Live: Shedding Those Pandemic Pounds

Since the start of the pandemic, many people packed on the “quarantine 15.” Learn how stay-at-home habits helped lead to weight gain, and get tips to help shed the extra pounds. Dr. Neha Shah, Board Certified Internal, Obesity, and Lifestyle Medicine physician with Endeavor Health Weight Management at Edward-Elmhurst Health, appeared on a recent episode … Continued

Nurses on the Frontline

May is National Nurses Month, making it a perfect time to recognize the hard work and compassionate care from our nurses during these challenging times. Kelly Bratsos, Edward Hospital, and Kristin Hassett, Elmhurst Hospital, appeared on ABC7’s Windy City Live to share their experiences and what it’s like working on the frontline in the age … Continued

Windy City Live: School Refusal

For some kids, a new school year leads to stress and anxiety rather than excitement. Laura Koehler, Psy. D., from Edward-Elmhurst Health, appeared on ABC7’s Windy City Live to help Chicago-area residents learn more about school refusal – who’s most affected, common signs and symptoms, and the most effective treatment options.

Windy City Live: Kids & Concussions

Warmer weather means spending more time outside being active. But for kids that can also increase the risk for concussions.   Dr. Lawrence Frank from Edward-Elmhurst Health appeared on a recent episode of Windy City Live on ABC7 to help Chicago-area residents to explain why kids are at risk for concussions as well as how to … Continued

Windy City Live: Mary Lou Mastro, Lady Boss

ABC 7’s Windy City Live is celebrating Chicago women running businesses and nonprofit organizations with its new Lady Boss series. Mary Lou Mastro, CEO of Edward-Elmhurst Health appeared on a recent episode to explain how putting fear and doubt to the side and saying yes helped her move up from nurse to CEO. She also … Continued

Windy City Live: Stroke Awareness Month

May is National Stroke Awareness Month so our focus is on helping people learn more about the life-threatening condition. It can strike at any time – in fact, every 40 seconds someone in the United States has a stroke. Naperville resident Toni Tompkins and Dr. Peter Schubel from Edward Hospital appeared on a recent episode … Continued

Windy City Live: Heart Health

How well do you know your heart? This month, we’re focused on helping people better understand cardiovascular disease – the leading cause of death for American men and women. Chest pain is one of the top reasons people visit the ER, and Dr. Michelle Meziere and Wendy Murphy from Edward-Elmhurst Health appeared on a recent … Continued

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