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  • 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 20, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • 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 19, 2015 - 3:37 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 19, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • 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 16, 2015 - 2:53 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
  • Lombard family hopes to 'strike out' disease with bowling fundraiser (with video)

    LOMBARD – Coming to terms with the fact that her 5-year-old daughter could be in a wheelchair in a few years has been devastating for Lombard resident ...
    March 8, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Benages: Go ahead, talk with your doctor about incontinence

    It's estimated that 25 million adult Americans experience urinary incontinence, with 75 to 80 percent of those being women. As common as incontinence ...
    March 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Elmhurst mural helps bring fading memories to life

    ELMHURST – Mike Harrington never knew that one of his wife’s neighbors in the memory care unit at Park Place had sailed around the world in a small sa ...
    March 3, 2015 - 12:08 pm
  • Celebrities pitch in for National Colon Cancer Awareness Month

    Early detection. That’s key to fighting colorectal cancer.   One way to get people to go in for screening for the deadly disease is to catch their a ...
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 8:30 am
  • Batavia student overcomes congenital heart defect

    Like most 6-year-old girls, Sydney Mowen is full of energy. She has been keeping busy in a ballet class offered through the Batavia Park District.
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 7:13 pm
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