December 10, 2019
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Harrison Park Fieldhouse
1824 S Wood St, Chicago, IL 60608, USA

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Have you ever felt so down that you couldn’t focus at work? Worried about something so much that you couldn’t sleep? Struggled to quit smoking, exercise more, or eat more healthy foods? Most people have or will have at least one of these experiences at some point in their lives, and it will get in the way of their work, relationships, health, or general life satisfaction. When that’s the case, talking to a mental health professional can help. Read more…

Tiny but mighty, the kidneys are small, but powerful chemical factories that remove waste, balance your body’s fluids, and keep your blood pressure in check. Despite being as essential to keeping us alive and healthy, kidney health often isn’t discussed with the same urgency as heart disease, cancer, or diabetes. Read more…

August 27, 2019
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Osmium Coffee Bar
Osmium Coffee Bar, West Belmont Avenue, Chicago, IL, USA

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Coffee and tea are among the most widely consumed beverages in the world and have received considerable attention regarding health risks and benefits. These beverages are major sources of caffeine, a psychostimulant, but each contains a unique set of chemicals that also contribute to their unique taste and possible health effects. Read more…

May 9, 2019
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Ping Tom Memorial Park, Leonard M. Louie Fieldhouse
1700 South Wentworth Avenue, Chicago, IL, USA

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There is growing research evidence that what you eat can affect your mental health, including your mood and cognition. The evidence supporting nutrition’s role in brain health will be discussed in our next Science in the Parks program. Read more…

February 20, 2019
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Jefferson Park Memorial Fieldhouse
4822 North Long Avenue, Chicago, IL, USA

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Ever wonder if meditation is for you? Or if practicing mindfulness really works? Almost every day, something about meditation and mindfulness appears in the news. The reports suggest that these practices will make us healthier, happier, keep our brains healthy, and make us more successful. Meditation is the new miracle intervention that improves everything for everyone. But what exactly are meditation and mindfulness?

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Bionic limbs, robotic walking therapy, and brain stimulation are just some of the tools used to treat patients. Recent developments in the treatment of injuries and physical impairments have led to some amazing rehabilitation options for patients. Learn about the future of physical medicine and rehabilitation with our panel of experts in prosthetics, spinal cord injury, and cognitive and communication disorders. Read more…