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Healthy Connections
Winter 2015

Cracking the Teen Code

Preparing teens for adulthood brings many challenges for parents — teaching teens to drive, negotiating curfews and choosing a college.  Join Rush-Copley Medical Group family doctors and parents on Wednesday February 25, Brian Adrian, M.D., Ph.D., and Jennifer Kurka, D.O., to learn how to help your teen become more invested in their own health and understand the potential outcomes of choices they make now.  Register Online

Get the Scoop on the Scope

Syed Zaidi, M.D., gastroenterologist, will discuss colon cancer, and what you can do to help prevent it. Rush-Copley digestive health nurses will discuss colonoscopy prep options and what to expect before, during and after the test. Attendees can take part in a Q&A session and enjoy refreshments and raffle prizes.  Join us on Tuesday, March 10 to learn more about the test that can save your life. Register Online

Schedule a Colonoscopy

Early detection is important in the battle against any disease.  If you're over 50, schedule your colonoscopy. Fill out this online form or call 630-236-4295 to request an appointment.

Heart Valve Care

Individuals with advanced and complex heart valve issues and structural heart disease can benefit from a new Heart Valve Program at Rush-Copley Medical Center through a collaboration with Rush University Medical Center.  Learn More

YouFIT – Fitness. Information.Transformation.

Achieving a healthy weight may seem impossible. And, if you're like many people you have tried fad diets but didn't see results.  Participants learn from a variety of experts including Rush-Copley physicians, Healthplex personal trainers and registered dietitians.  New session begins April 7.  Learn More

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