• First Health Associates
  • 415 E Golf Rd, Suite 120, Arlington Hts, IL
  • 1-847-593-3330
    • 03 MAY 19
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    FOOD ALLERGY OR FOOD INTOLERANCE?

    FOOD ALLERGY OR FOOD INTOLERANCE?

    The terms “food allergy” and “food intolerance” are used interchangeably. First Health Associates explains the difference between the two.  According to the National Institutes of Health, the terms “food allergy” and “food intolerance” are used interchangeably.  However, there is a distinction.     By:  First Health Associates   Our bodies have a way of letting us know

    • 29 APR 19
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    KNEE INJECTIONS CAN REDUCE OSTEOARTHRITIS PAIN IN KNEES

    KNEE INJECTIONS CAN REDUCE OSTEOARTHRITIS PAIN IN KNEES

    Arthritis knee pain, particularly osteoarthritis, affects a large part of the population. Hyaluronic acid (Synvisc) knee injections have shown good results. With the average age of the U.S. population continuing to climb, effectively treating the symptoms of osteoarthritis, such as knee pain, is increasingly relevant.  While no treatment strategies have yet been found to cure

    • 23 APR 19
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    TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE: CLINICAL EXAM IS HEART OF DIAGNOSIS

    TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE: CLINICAL EXAM IS HEART OF DIAGNOSIS

    Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) uses four key observations during the patient exam. First Health Associates explores TCM’s Four Pillars of Diagnoses.     By:  First Health Associates’ Traditional Chinese Medicine Department   Are the days of the physical exam being replaced with high-tech diagnostic tools?  Many doctors feel that critical physical diagnosis skills are taking a back