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NorthShore University HealthSystem is offering a new service for the community to provide health education and open discussion with our expert physicians. Our interactive text chats will provide you with the opportunity to ask questions in real time to specialists on staff. Below you will find our upcoming chats. No registration is required - simply return to this page on the day of the chat to participate. Check back soon as we will be scheduling more conversations in the coming months.

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Are your headaches or migraines affecting your day-to-day life? Do you know what type of headaches you are experiencing and what could be triggering them? The first step to prevention and treatment is more information. Steven Meyers, MD, Neurology, will answer questions on headaches and migraines, from types and triggers, to prevention, treatment and more.

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Hair loss is not just a problem for men. Hair loss, or thinning, can affect both men and women, adults and children. And it is an equally sensitive issue for all. Hair loss or thinning can have many different causes, from genetics and stress to certain medical conditions. Dr. Shani Francis, Dermatologist at NorthShore, discusses hair loss in both men and women. She will answer questions on causes, prevention, treatments, products and more. Submit early questions now.

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Food allergies in children often manifest themselves as “stomach problems,” from abdominal pain and diarrhea to more severe, life-threatening gastrointestinal anaphylaxis. Vincent Biank, MD, Gastroenterologist at NorthShore, will answer questions on how food allergy can present in the GI tract from infants to adolescence. He will discuss the signs and symptoms parents should watch for, as well as describe what can be done to help the affected children whether the allergies are mild or severe. Submit questions early.

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