Prepare for Flu Season: Get Your Flu Shot

Flu season is just around the corner—are you prepared? If your answer is “no,” don’t worry. One Medical will soon have influenza vaccines available at all locations.* Not sure whether you should get the flu shot? Don’t fret. Here’s your 2014 cheat sheet to all… read more >

The Doctor’s Guide to Healthy Drinking

Post-work happy hours and first date cocktails are so common these days, it’s easy to forget that alcohol is more than just a social lubricant—it’s a drug. In fact, it’s the most commonly used drug in the world, and according to the Centers for Disease… read more >

Quinoa and Vegetable-Stuffed Acorn Squash

Low-calorie and loaded with potassium, fiber, and vitamins B and C, acorn squash is the perfect guilt-free star of your next dinner. Halved and roasted, it becomes a great vehicle for a delicious healthy stuffing, like protein- and antioxidant-rich quinoa. This simple and satisfying… read more >

9 Tips to Survive an Elimination Diet

The elimination diet is considered the gold standard for figuring out the causes of your gastrointestinal distress, but it’s often easier said than done. Following an elimination diet means saying goodbye, at least temporarily, to alcohol, caffeine, and sugar as well as common allergens… read more >

8 Ways to Treat Morning Sickness Naturally

For some, it’s merely a food aversion—a strong reaction to certain smells or tastes. For others, it’s periodic queasiness, often peaking in the morning and dissipating after lunch. For an unfortunate few, it’s an overwhelming feeling that lasts all day, their waking (and sometimes… read more >

Your PCP as Your Gynecologist: Why It Makes Sense

Did you know that most primary care providers (PCPs) perform Pap tests? Or that PCPs can handle many of the concerns that send patients to gynecologists? Here are seven reasons why it’s wise to see your PCP first before scheduling an appointment with a… read more >

Get Fit and Social with Chicago Intramural Sports

Going to the gym alone can get boring quickly. This fall, shake up your routine and meet new people by joining one of Chicago’s intramural leagues. We rounded up some of the top recreational groups, so you don’t have to be a pro to… read more >