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Welcome to the Dedication Health wellness blog. Here you will find tips for diet, exercise, or stress relief as well as current trends in the healthcare industry and technology.

Geriatrician: Why You Should See a Geriatric Doctor

As people age, they have different medicals needs and requirements that should be treated by a physician who has extensive knowledge of elderly conditions and knows how to take care of them. Just like a pediatrician is specialized in child health and knows how to treat health conditions in infancy, a geriatrician is a physician

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Best Superfoods to Promote Heart Health

Eating for heart health is as much about what you do eat as it is about limiting certain foods and ingredients. A healthy meal plan full of fresh and colorful fruits and vegetables and heart-healthy proteins can help lower your risk of many serious and chronic health conditions, including heart disease, obesity, high blood pressure,

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Kidney Health: Protect Yourself From Kidney Disease

March is National Kidney Month which means we are going to talk about the impact these bean-shaped organs have in regards to our health and wellness. Kidneys provide many benefits to our health including filtering blood, releasing waste and toxins, producing hormones, regulating pH, and controlling blood pressure. However, as we get older, we can

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Illinois COVID-19 Vaccines for Seniors and Phase 1B+

Vaccine Appointments Available to Schedule Beginning March 4th at 8:30 a.m. for Seniors and March 7th at 4 p.m. for Residents Eligible in Phase 1B+   Beginning Thursday, March 4 at 8:30 a.m., Illinois seniors can schedule their first COVID-19 vaccine appointment at the United Center vaccine site, which will begin to administer a limited

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4 Benefits of Concierge Medicine in 2021

We have seen an increase in concierge medicine for individuals since the epidemic started. The benefits that concierge medical practices provide their patients have become more and more evident. Since the Coronavirus pandemic, we have seen that underlying conditions and long-term effects of the virus can affect our health greatly. By joining a concierge medicine

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COVID-19 Vaccine Sign-Up Locations and Northshore COVID-19 Vaccine Update

COVID VACCINE SIGN-UP LOCATIONS: City of Chicago Vaccination Sites https://getvaxchi.chicago.gov Jewel https://mhealthcheckin.com/covidappt Innovative care https://innovativecorona.com/ Oak Street Health https://www.oakstreethealth.com/covid-19-vaccine Walgreens https://www.walgreens.com/findcare/vaccination/covid-19 Cook County: https://vaccine.cookcountyil.gov/ Lake County: https://www.lakecountyil.gov/4521/COVID-19-Vaccine NorthShore: https://www.northshoreconnect.org/mychart/Authentication/Login This information is sent on behalf of Sean T. O’Grady, Chief Operating Officer and Lakshmi Halasyamani, MD, Chief Medical Officer.  Phase 1B COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Update

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Heart Health Tips to Protect Your Heart

February is American Heart Month. Here at Dedication Health, we want to bring you accurate information, support, and heart health tips. Heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death for Americans regardless of gender and ethnic background. Studies have shown that the Coronavirus has lasting effects on the heart, which is why it

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