22. Health Beat: Three Tips to Minimize Spray Tan Risks

365Barrington.com has partnered with Barrington’s Advocate Good Shepherd Hosptal to publish “Health Beat“, a new series of stories focused on advice from area physicians, the latest medical news and trends toward better health. (CLICK HERE to read our latest Health Beat features.) If you have a particular health question or topic you’d like covered, enter it in the comments box ... Read more...

5. Health Beat: Tips for Surviving the Frigid Temperatures

An internist with Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital is speaking up to help us stay safe during this week’s subzero temperatures.  Dr. Melinda Einfalt says certain precautions are vital if you must venture outdoors to head to work or run errands today. “One of the most important things can do in weather like this is to limit the amount of time ... Read more...

1. First Baby of 2014 Born at Good Shepherd Hospital

Mom and dad are doing great after the first baby of the new year was born at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital not long after our countdown to 2014 early this morning. Baby Maci arrived at 12:31 a.m. to parents, Erin and Jason Curtin. Erin and Jason have had a busy first day of the new year introducing family to their ... Read more...

348. Health Beat: Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital Recognized for Nursing Excellence

Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital achieved Magnet® recognition for excellence in nursing services by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program® –this week, an accomplishment shared by only about 391 hospitals nationally of the nearly 6,000 registered hospitals in the United States. ”“Clearly, high quality care requires great nurses as well as a high degree of collaboration between physicians ... Read more...

339. Health Beat: Blood Donors Needed During the Season of Giving

During the hustle and bustle of the holidays, blood donations decline. And with more than 41,000 blood donations needed every day in the U.S., the demand for donated blood remains as strong as ever this time of year. That’s why physicians at Advocate Good Shepherd hospital request that we consider donating blood during this season of giving. Dr. Joseph Giangrasso, ... Read more...

331. Five Reasons to Beat the Holiday Heft with CrossFit Barrington

Each holiday season, many of us start off with the best of intentions: just one appetizer, one drink, or one sweet at any given event. But it’s all so delicious, and the company’s so delightful…and pretty soon we’ve lost our resolve for good. But what if we strengthened our resolve instead of losing it? This year can be different, according ... Read more...

290. Health Beat: A Patient’s Perspective on Gestational Diabetes

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month and, when it comes to preventing and managing the disease, Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington offers a wealth of helpful resources. Whether you’re living with diabetes or want to reduce your diabetes risk, you’ll appreciate this story about one patient’s experience.  Good Shepherd Public Affairs and Marketing Manager Erin Abbey introduces us to ... Read more...

283. Healthy Living: Dr. James Baird’s Top 5 Tips for Fit & Fabulous Feet

Podiatrist James Baird, D.P.M. will be the featured speaker at the Barrington Area Council on Aging’s sixth annual awareness luncheon at Makray Memorial Golf Club coming up on Thursday, November 7th and all are invited. (CLICK HERE to register.)  He’ll reveal ways we can all have “Fabulously Fit Feet” by making smart decisions about footwear and foot care. Dr. Baird’s ... Read more...

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