NorthShore University HealthSystem Chats NorthShore Physician Chats.Copyright 2017 NorthShore University HealthSystemHPV: Know the Risks and Prevention with Dr. Bruce Brockstein<p>Human papillomaviruses are the most commonly sexually transferred infections in the United States, and while it can go away, there is a risk for long term health problems, including genital warts and throat, vaginal and cervical cancers. Fortunately, there are now many more ways to prevent and detect these infections. <a title="Bruce Brockstein, MD" href="" target="_top">Dr. Bruce Brockstein</a>, Medical Oncologist within the NorthShore <a title="Kellogg Cancer Center" href="/link/e4c02279b3744dcda48ddd21505509eb.aspx" target="_top">Kellogg Cancer Center</a>, will be sharing his expertise and answering your questions on HPV infections, including risks, testing and preventative options, along with information on HPV-related cancer diagnosis and treatment.</p> <p><img alt="" src="/link/c48e470db22a4f7ebfe55dd55b926e96.aspx" height="480" width="720" /></p>, June 27, 2017On the Mend: ACL Injuries and Prevention with Dr. Eric Chehab<p>The ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) is one of the ligaments that keeps the bones in the knee connected; it’s also one of the most common places for the knee to be injured. Athletes, casual fitness fans and those who stay active are at risk for tears and sprains from dangerous sports, bad exercise habits and even small casual accidents. Get in the know about ACL injuries and prevention with <a title="Eric Chehab, MD" href="" target="_top">Dr. Eric Chehab</a>, Affiliated <a title="Orthopaedic Institute" href="/link/db155fd6c41a472db338c049adbf2f66.aspx" target="_top">Orthopaedic Institute</a> Surgeon, who will answer your questions about the ACL, how you can prevent injuries during your daily activities and the latest treatment options available.</p> <p><img alt="" src="/link/dca3661da5e84929a7e6588a89161c08.aspx" height="480" width="720" /></p>, June 12, 2017Ready to Race: Tips for Marathons and Long Distance Running with Dr. Hallie Labrador<p>Springtime not only means the return of more runner-friendly weather, but also signals the time during which many athletes start training for races. Whether you’re prepping for your first marathon or looking to improve the benefits of your workout schedule, <a title="Hallie Labrador, MD" href="" target="_top">Dr. Hallie Labrador</a>, NorthShore <a title="Sports Medicine" href="/link/db155fd6c41a472db338c049adbf2f66.aspx" target="_top">Sports Medicine</a> specialist, has tips that will help. She will provide expertise on athletic training at different stages, injury prevention and the healthy things you can do to keep your body in top race shape.</p> <p><img alt="" src="/link/8b9472c649694d09927a4b2f6cf7929c.aspx" height="480" width="720" /></p>, March 23, 2017Take Control of Your Springtime Asthma and Allergies with Dr. Giselle Mosnaim<p>Sneezing and wheezing are unfortunate reminders for millions of people that spring is back. Though it should be a time to enjoy the outdoors, for those who suffer from seasonal allergies and asthma symptoms, pollen, dust and other airborne particles can make the season miserable. If you’re ready to take control of your symptoms, join <a title="Giselle Mosnaim, MD" href="" target="_top">Dr. Giselle Mosnaim</a>, specialist within NorthShore’s department of <a title="Allergy, Asthma and Immunology" href="/link/d8ba5cd45eb74b4ea9978e8071324123.aspx" target="_top">Allergy, Asthma and Immunology</a>. She will be discussing the causes of seasonal allergy and asthma symptoms, prevention tips and ways to best address your symptoms.</p> <p><img alt="" src="/link/1b8d3e5ae35f4b3f8e7b9d1c36988801.aspx" height="480" width="720" /></p>, April 26, 2017Diabetes 101: Making the Right Diet Choices with Harriet Salzberg, RN, LDN, CDE<p>Making healthy diet choices is always encouraged, but becomes even more important for patients with diabetes. Choosing the right foods for your condition can sometimes feel overwhelming, especially with the increasing amount of choices out there. Harriet Salzberg, Registered and Licensed Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator within the <a title="Endocrinology and Diabetes" href="/link/0d9b3d877cb74048a07a9791cdbaba2e.aspx" target="_top">Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes</a>, would like to pass on her knowledge to you. Join her for a chat on diabetes and diet; she’ll be taking questions on topics such as making healthy food choices, knowing your numbers and maintaining a healthy weight.</p> <p><img alt="" src="/link/950a7c9be236424aa718bc05294f8428.aspx" height="480" width="720" /></p>, April 03, 2017New Moms: What Are Normal Baby Behaviors? with Dr. Molly Antoniolli<p>New moms have something to learn every day, and even more sources of information to learn from. Every baby develops differently, and it’s not always easy to tell what behaviors are normal and when you need to seek help. Need some advice? Join <a title="Molly Antoniolli, MD" href="" target="_top">Dr. Molly Antoniolli</a>, NorthShore <a title="Pediatrics" href="/link/82a2c0250df34031a32ca14d2789025d.aspx" target="_top">Pediatrician</a>, for an online chat on baby behaviors. She will share her expertise and answer your questions about topics like sleeping and eating habits, movement, socializing and verbalizing.</p> <p><img alt="" src="/link/e995306797ed485292649b32baeeb57d.aspx" height="480" width="720" /></p>, May 18, 2017Getting a Better Night's Sleep with Dr. Joya Paul<p>According to the American Sleep Association, between 50 and 70 million Americans are suffering from a sleeping disorder. Disorders such as sleep apnea, insomnia and restless leg syndrome are preventing people of all ages from being fully rested, which have major impacts on their daily lives and health. How can you figure out how to identify your disorder and get help? Start here with <a title="Joya Paul, MD" href="" target="_top">Dr. Joya Paul</a>, NorthShore <a title="NorthShore Neurological Institute" href="/link/4754ae63739c4738bce8cfe288f1e6b1.aspx" target="_top">Neurologist</a> specializing in sleep disorders within the <a title="NorthShore Sleep Center" href="/link/8205801c59e2464e8dd62e2cf5bf5e14.aspx" target="_top">Sleep Center</a>. She will be taking your questions about sleep disorders and improving your sleeping habits, and talk about the current technologies and procedures in use.</p> <p><img alt="" src="/link/00905a304dac4c359b27b263f73fa069.aspx" height="480" width="720" /></p>, May 26, 2017Don’t Get Defeated by Discomfort: Chronic Pelvic Pain with Dr. Frank Tu<p>Many women believe that the frequent pain or discomfort they feel will eventually go away on its own, or that it isn’t severe enough to see a doctor. In truth, chronic pelvic pain is a common issue that can be a symptom of a more prevalent condition, such as menstruation, endometriosis, fibroids and more. That does not mean that women must suffer in silence. <a title="Frank Tu, MD, MPH" href="" target="_top">Dr. Frank Tu, MD, MPH</a>, Director of <a title="Obstetrics and Gynecology" href="/link/81f9cccaa52243e8aeb460465858a35d.aspx" target="_top">Gynecological Pain and Minimally Invasive Surgery</a>, leads NorthShore’s continued research on this topic, and he will be sharing his expertise and answering questions about chronic pelvic pain, including insight into its related conditions, as well as the latest available in diagnosis and treatment.</p> <p><img alt="" src="/link/04701db840e7418ea54c7a39f16c77fb.aspx" height="480" width="720" /></p>, March 17, 2017