Alden Courts of Des Plaines

Orthopedic Experts Offer Exercises for Safe Golfing

Were you one of the two million Americans who watched the U.S. Open last month? Golf is a popular sport and there are plenty of great courses in our area. Recently, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), headquartered in Rosemont, IL, offered advice on preventing golf-related injuries. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports […]
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This July 4, Declare Your Independence from Smoking

This Fourth of July, will all the smoke be coming from the fireworks high above your head and from the barbecue grill? Or will you be seeking out a spot to have a cigarette during the festivities? Every year, over a million Americans are successfully able to “kick the habit” and quit smoking. You’ve probably […]
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Summer is Sunburn Season

Summer officially begins on June 21, and most of us have already been spending more time outdoors. The American Academy of Dermatology reminds us to protect against the damaging effects of sun exposure. “Whether you’re at the beach, going for a jog, or playing a round of golf, it’s important to protect your skin from […]
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Sunglasses Aren’t Just a Fashion Statement

The American Academy of Ophthalmology offers tips for buying shades that give the most protection from harmful UV rays. Everyone knows sunglasses make it easier to see on a sunny day, whether you’re out on the road or the water. However, wearing the right sunglasses is also the best defense for keeping ultraviolet (UV) rays […]
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