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  • 17 tips to prepare for the 2017 storm season

    In conjunction with our 2017 Storm Preparedness Guide, here are 17 tips to help you and your family get prepared for when bad weather strikes.
    March 28, 2017 - 12:24 pm
  • Helpful Nutrition Hints for School Age Kids

    School-age children (ages 6 to 12) need healthy foods and nutritious snacks. They have a consistent but slow rate of growth and usually eat 4 to 5 tim ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:20 am
  • Address carpal tunnel symptoms with a visit to the chiropractor

    Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by a pinched nerve in the wrist, but for most people who suffer from numbness and tingling associated with CTS can fi ...
    March 20, 2017 - 8:58 am
  • Teeth whitening adds to a beautiful smile

    During winter, you want to steer clear from almost everything contagious.  But one good thing that is contagious is a smile; the more you smile at tho ...
    March 17, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • Pregnant women urged to safeguard unborn children’s hearing

    “Working in a noisy environment when you’re pregnant can affect your hearing and increase your stress levels.  When the noise level is very high, like ...
    March 16, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • RML Specialty Hospital Performs Clinical Research To Improve Patient Outcomes

    Hospital employees work hard to ensure patients receive quality care and heal as quickly as possible.  At RML Specialty Hospital, clinical staff make ...
    March 15, 2017 - 11:07 am
  • Addiction in the suburbs series: Co-occurring substance, mental health issues are treatable

    Individuals who are diagnosed with a mental illness like depression or anxiety face a higher risk of developing substance abuse problems, but help is ...
    March 14, 2017 - 11:22 am
  • Addiction in the suburbs series: Parental action is key to fighting teen substance abuse in area

    Most parents don’t want to think about their child drinking alcohol or using drugs.But with teen alc ...
    March 7, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • Treat your bulging disc with chiropractic care to prevent further damage

    Discs between each vertebra along the spine are tasked with absorbing shock and providing flexibility within the spine.
    March 6, 2017 - 11:28 am
  • What to know about wisdom teeth

    You’d think by the time you’re driving at age sixteen that you’d have all your adult teeth, but that’s not necessarily so.  Most people in their late ...
    March 3, 2017 - 10:07 am
  • Improve hearing, improve life

    Research from the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) confirms what millions of hearing loss sufferers realize daily:  “People with hearing loss who c ...
    March 2, 2017 - 1:46 pm
  • Get a good night’s sleep to boost your health

    Balanced nutrition and regular exercise are often top priorities in maintaining a healthy lifestyle, but getting enough sleep is also an essential par ...
    March 2, 2017 - 1:26 pm
  • Addiction in the suburbs series: 5 myths about teen substance abuse

    We love our kids, don’t we? In my experience, the vast majority of parents truly don’t believe their kids will be the ones who get caught up in substa ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 7:40 am
  • Wheaton orthopaedic surgeon receives Humanitarian Award

    WHEATON – Wheaton orthopaedic surgeon Dr. David Watt wants to use his skills to help other people, whether they are here or halfway around the world.
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 2:00 pm
  • Glen Ellyn town hall addresses education, Affordable Care Act

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board of Education President Erica Nelson believes Illinois hasn't been doing its job to fund public educat ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 9:21 pm