NorthShore University HealthSystem Chats NorthShore Physician Chats.Copyright 2017 NorthShore University HealthSystemFacing the Facts about Acne with Dr. Luzheng Liu<p>While acne is often depicted as an adolescent problem that’s supposed to go away by the time you reach adulthood, the truth is that over 50 million Americans of all ages experience this often chronic irritation. Acne can appear almost anywhere on the body in varying forms, and often leaves behind scars or hyperpigmentation that are difficult to get rid of. Before you run to the skincare aisle, get some expert advice from <a title="Luzheng Liu, MD" href="" target="_top">Dr. Luzheng Liu</a>, NorthShore <a title="Dermatology" href="/link/9f6c4f3214f34d91956411dd3a3ac6ae.aspx" target="_top">Dermatologist</a>. She’ll be taking your questions on acne, including types, causes and treatment options, as well as providing expertise on addressing and preventing breakouts and scarring.<br /><br /><img alt="" src="/link/0a0512ab8eb640e88e4d72b45484f459.aspx" height="480" width="720" /></p>, July 26, 2017More than Posture: Diagnosing and Treating Scoliosis with Dr. David Roberts<p>While uneven shoulders, hips or waists may just appear to be growing pains, they’re actually signs of something bigger; scoliosis. This condition, which usually appears in childhood or adolescence, can be associated with spinal abnormalities and neurological disorders, and if it goes untreated, it can cause chronic pain, pressure on the organs and increased curvature of the spine. Thankfully, advancements have allowed specialists like <a title="David Roberts, MD" href="" target="_top">Dr. David Roberts</a>, NorthShore Pediatric <a title="Orthopaedics" href="/link/db155fd6c41a472db338c049adbf2f66.aspx" target="_top">Orthopaedic Surgeon</a>, to use innovative methods to successfully treat this condition. If you have questions about scoliosis, join him for an online chat; he’ll be discussing symptoms and diagnosis, as well as the latest advancements in treatment.</p> <p><img alt="" src="/link/9737766b156c43db97b6ecdc439be335.aspx" height="480" width="720" /></p>, July 12, 2017HPV: 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, 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, 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, 2017