June 25, 2012 |
When a walk in the park or a few games of fetch won't cut it, some pet owners turn to unconventional methods to help their pets shed pounds and treat health issues associated with extra-weight. From familiar to far-out, here are some ways canines are getting worked out and shaped up. Laser therapy: Different classes of laser therapies can be used to increase blood flow around joints and muscles, making it easier for a pet to move and train. Excess pounds can weaken joints in the legs, making it harder to walk.
November 5, 2012 |
EAT Good Dog Downtown Dogs 804 N. Rush St. 312-951-5141 Give your lunch money to a good cause. From now through Nov. 22, the Gold Coast eatery will donate $1 from every $3.45 hot dog sold to the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. DRINK Biker Bar Five Star Bar 1424 W. Chicago Ave. 312-850-2555 Scope out all the hot rides displayed curbside at the bar's last Motorcycle Monday of the year and vote for your favorite while enjoying $1 mini-sandwiches and $2.50 Point Beer cans.
December 20, 2012 |
The first clinic in Chicago to exclusively offer IV treatments opened its doors this past weekend, and the clientele were mostly the over-served. Jack Dybis, a Chicago surgeon, said about 75 percent of the approximately 40 clients that visited the Revive clinic this past weekend and during a special two-day preview sought treatment for hangovers. The clinic, at 222 W. Ontario St. in River North, is the first of its kind in Chicago, and offers intravenous treatments for a variety of health issues including hangovers, extreme athletic fatigue and the flu. ...
July 23, 2013 |
This fall, what is being billed as the nation's first clinical psychology internship focused on LGBT health will be coming to Chicago. The internship track, which will be a part of the LGBT Health and Development Program, known as Impact, will be a collaboration between multiple departments at Northwestern University and the Center on Halsted. Interns participating will be trained in LGBT health research, education and clinical care. "We know that [the LGBT community] faces inequity, are more likely to face discrimination, victimization and lack of...
February 20, 2014 |
** (out of four) You can't blame Therese (Elizabeth Olsen) for feeling some lusty impatience. She's spent the bulk of her life cooped up with her repressive aunt (Jessica Lange) and cousin Camille (Tom Felton), and even after she's forced to marry Camille, he has minimal sexual interest in her. Not that he's a catch or anything: This guy's needy, awkward, sweaty, constantly sick and even more annoying than Felton's Draco Malfoy in the “Harry Potter” movies. So when Camille's old pal Laurent (Oscar Isaac of “Inside Llewyn...
March 18, 2014 |
The Windy City Times has announced an LGBT youth homelessness summit to be held in Chicago in early May, and it is seeking donations and volunteers for the event. The summit, announced Monday, is a follow-up to the LGBT publication's "Generation Halsted" series, which focused on issues faced by the city's gay youth, such as homelessness and education. Scheduled for May 2-5 at locations throughout the city including University of Illinois at Chicago and the Museum of Broadcast Communications, the summit will host workshops on housing, public...