Tag Archive: #parishnurse

What’s the Best Time of Day to Take Medicine?

Posted on August 4, 2021
When a prescription label reads, “Take one tablet by mouth once daily,” does that mean every day at 8 a.m.? When you eat lunch? Whatever time works best for your daily schedule? The answer: it depends. Maintenance medications you take [read more...]

Five Myths About Ticks

Posted on June 29, 2021
Ticks and other creepy-crawlies return every year, bringing a swarm of health myths with them. Between endless ideas on the Internet combined with tick-related anxiety, it’s easy to be misguided. This tick season, know before you go and separate myth [read more...]

This Can Help You Control Your Cholesterol

Posted on June 8, 2021
Are you one of the nearly 100 million American adults who have high cholesterol? There’s a pretty good chance you or someone you care about has high cholesterol. That puts them at risk for heart disease. Do you have high [read more...]

Keep Your Skin Safe From the Sun

Posted on May 11, 2021
May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month… Taking care of your skin is important no matter the season. An estimated 9,500 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with skin cancer every day and it remains the most common cancer in the [read more...]

How to Talk to Your Kids About: Bullying

Posted on April 20, 2021
Bullying is an age-old topic parents are faced with as their toddlers grow into school aged children and eventually into teenagers. But in today’s increasingly connected digital environment, Dr. Malcolm Vandrevala, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Physician for Advocate Children’s Hospital [read more...]

Spring Clean Your Way to a Clearer Mind

Posted on April 13, 2021
Spring is here and with that comes longer days, flowers in bloom and with it, an urge to spring clean! Dusting, vacuuming and organizing can make your home feel fresh and new. By eliminating the clutter, you can improve your [read more...]


Posted on March 12, 2021
Please join Father Arthur and the parish staff in wishing Kathy O’Neill a Happy Birthday. Kathy wears many hats and works tirelessly for Our Lady of the Wayside.  Officially, she’s our Coordinator of Pastoral Healthcare (formerly our Parish Nurse).  In [read more...]

Are You an Insomniac?

Posted on February 15, 2021
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has made many people experience higher levels of anxiety and depression, and you’re not alone if you’re suffering from insomnia. Health care workers, who face high-pressure environments and high-risk cases, are especially impacted, according to a [read more...]