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Health

  • Letter: Support the HEAL Act

    To the editor:The U.S. Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee recently recognized for the first time ...
    April 20, 2015 - 1:33 pm
  • Family Workout

    Workouts have become a family affair this year for Debbie Bauer of St. Charles.Bauer used to exercis ...
    April 16, 2015 - 9:54 pm
  • New technology detects hard-to-find cancers in dense breast tissue

    GENEVA – All breasts are not the same. Some 40 percent of women have what doctors call dense breast tissue, and an additional 10 percent have very den ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:18 pm
  • Lombard to host Spring Community Blood Drive

    LOMBARD – Lombard residents will be able to save lives and earn scholarships at the Spring Community Blood Drive on Wednesday at two locations in town ...
    April 13, 2015 - 4:17 pm
  • Stakeholders discuss Kane County’s health priorities

    GENEVA – Kane County, which was recently ranked the fifth healthiest county in the state, has 15 years to reach its goal of being the healthiest count ...
    April 10, 2015 - 9:49 pm
  • Berwyn Township to host free Well Woman health clinic in May

    BERWYN – The Berwyn Township Public Health District will be hosting its annual Well Woman health fair May 13, in observance of National Women’s Health ...
    March 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Stroke response care, and neuro care available in Will County

    JOLIET – It was an otherwise normal September morning for Joliet resident Bridgett Gardeakos, a 34-year-old mother of two, until she stepped out of th ...
    March 23, 2015 - 10:36 pm
  • Celebrity Dance Studio Offers A Cure For The Winter Blues

    Does the long winter season keep you feeling stranded inside?  Are you looking for a new and exciting activity that can get you out of your house and ...
    March 31, 2015 - 8:23 pm
  • How common blood disorders can affect you

    Chances are you’ve heard the term “lifeblood.”   Without blood there can be no life, and when someth ...
    March 31, 2015 - 8:21 pm
  • Hear aid batteries keep the conversation going

    “Not all batteries are created equally,” explains Audiologist Susan Rogan.   “And for hearing aids, you need stable batteries to continue to hear we ...
    March 31, 2015 - 8:20 pm
  • Lombard foundation celebrates health

    LOMBARD – The Healthy Lombard Foundation's 2015 Healthy Lombard Fitness February Fair featured informational booths, demonstrations, raffle prizes and ...
    March 18, 2015 - 1:30 pm
  • Do You Grind Your Teeth? Here’s What To Do About It

    It’s not unusual for anyone to clench or grind their teeth from time to time.  Occasional bruxism, the medical term for teeth grinding, doesn’t usuall ...
    March 31, 2015 - 8:16 pm
  • Elmhurst students support classmate at run

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst fourth-grader Marshall Bell (from left) and his Lincoln Elementary School classmates cheer on runners March 1 at the No Frills Fun ...
    March 16, 2015 - 1:25 pm
  • Forum seeks action plan to combat heroin addiction, deaths

    BATAVIA – Heroin addiction in the suburbs is a scourge that can only be fought through partnerships and working together, several speakers said Tuesda ...
    March 10, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • Lisle yoga class seeks to empower cancer survivors

    LISLE – On her fifth anniversary of being breast cancer-free, Winfield resident Liz Lee made sure she went to her yoga class so she could celebrate wi ...
    March 9, 2015 - 1:31 pm
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