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Risk Factors and Warning Signs of Suicide

September is suicide prevention month. As the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S, the 3rd leading cause of death for people aged 10-14 and the 2nd leading cause of death for people aged…

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Partnering for Your Child’s Health | Because It Matters

Over the past 24 months, experts from the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital have been providing around-the-clock inpatient care delivering many benefits to Riverside’s youngest patients, families, nursing staff and pediatricians as part…

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HEALTHCURRENTS – Take Action: Fight the Flu

This month on HealthCurrents we discuss flu symptoms and prevention. As #FluFighters, we truly care about protecting our patients and ourselves from the spread of flu viruses every season. Washing hands often, covering coughs/sneezes and…

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Fun Ways to Workout with Kids

Kids can make great workout buddies; it may be a whole different type of exercise but you can be certain to burn some calories. Here is a great list of fun ways to workout with…

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DIY Coffee Cup and Cocoa Ornament

Using a glass paint marker (located at most craft stores for less than $5), apply a design on a clean white mug. Once your creation is complete, let the mug air dry for…

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HealthCurrents – DIY Gifts

Did you know the average adult spends over $800 during the holidays? Not only is that a toll on your wallet, but it makes for a pretty stressful holiday season. Here are some easy DIY gifts to keep your…

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HealthCurrents – Back to School Anxiety

A new school year is just about to start, and most kids are feeling mixed emotions—excitement and a bit of anxiousness, too. The cause of back to school anxiety can depend on a child’s age.

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Healthy Backpack Tips

Wearing a backpack that doesn’t fit right or is too heavy can strain growing backs  and shoulders.  Here are some great tips  from the physical therapy professionals  at Riverside Healthcare: Carry no more than 10-15% of…

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