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Your 5 Common Vein Treatment Questions Answered

If you’re unfamiliar with vein disease, knowing the warning signs and treatment options is extremely important to staying ahead of any serious conditions or symptoms. Having questions about your veins is normal and being proactive about these questions can be valuable towards your overall health and well-being. To help ease the nervousness that can sometimes […]

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Hygge, The Wellness Trend Encouraging Relaxation and Comfort

Hygge (pronounced hoo-guh): The feeling of coziness, comfort, well-being and contentment that encourages one to enjoy life’s simple pleasures.[1] Chances are that you may have heard of this wellness trend, but what does it actually entail? Considering “hygge” doesn’t have a direct translation in English, many people use the words cozy, charm, happy, content, relaxation, […]

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Healthy Habits: Steps to Develop Self Care Habits

With the New Year in its early stages, we’ve heard much about self-care – but why is it important and how do we incorporate it into our daily lives? Self-care is about identifying your personal needs and engaging in activities that help you reach your best emotional, physical and mental health.[1]  It helps you recharge, […]

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Vein Clinics of America Welcomes Dr. Kevin Kern

Vein Clinics of America is thrilled to announce the addition of a new member to our team, Dr. Kevin Kern, DO, who will be taking over as lead physician of our Oakbrook, Ill. clinic. We can’t wait to welcome Dr. Kern to the outstanding network of physicians at Vein Clinics of America that specialize in […]

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Healthy Habits: How to Stay Active While Traveling

Is one of your goals for 2017 to stick to a workout routine? If so, you’re not alone! Over 25 percent of those making New Year’s resolutions have fitness or health-related goals.[1] While it may seem simple in nature, the act of changing your lifestyle to incorporate long-term healthy habits can be challenging, especially when […]

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New Year’s Resolutions: Start Small for Success

As we reach the end of December, chances are that you’ve made a New Year’s resolution in the past or are even planning one for 2017. This common tradition is the perfect excuse for the fresh start many people are often searching for throughout the year. Motivation to make positive lifestyle changes is in full-swing […]

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Healthy Habits: Winter Ways to Stay Active

As we head into the chillier months, it can be hard to stick with a habitual workout regimen. The cooler temperatures and minimal sunlight can make it tough to find the motivation to get outside and get active. However instead of dreading the winter months, why not embrace the new weather and find creative (and […]

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