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  • Elmhurst summit tackles heroin use in community

    ELMHURST – Rob Baumgartner, 34, recently celebrated the first anniversary of his sobriety at a heroin summit organized by state Rep. Deb Conroy, D-Vil ...
    June 26, 2015 - 9:03 pm
  • Snapshot: Digging in at new Elmhurst Hospital facility to open in Hinsdale

    HINSDALE – Elmhurst Hospital personnel, project architects, developers and village of Hinsdale officials were on hand June 24 with shovels ready to br ...
    June 25, 2015 - 4:25 pm
  • MacNeal Hospital names new vice president

    BERWYN – MacNeal Hospital named James R. Williams as the hospital’s new vice president of Ambulatory and Ancillary Services, according to a news relea ...
    June 25, 2015 - 4:05 pm
  • The mission: Saving lives

    GENEVA – The purple and yellow box of Evzio is barely the size of a deck of cards, yet it contains naloxone, a drug that can be the difference between ...
    June 18, 2015 - 8:33 pm
  • Healthy Lombard summer program returns

    LOMBARD – The Healthy Lombard Foundation is helping kids make healthy choices this summer through the return of its Flat Apple program.
    June 12, 2015 - 5:44 pm
  • Athlete from Lisle gym places 11th at CrossFit regionals

    LISLE – Most people hit the gym to lose weight, but Kristin Miller, 27, is hoping to gain a little weight to help her reach her goal of competing in t ...
    June 3, 2015 - 12:41 pm
  • MacNeal Hospital receives honor for being mercury-free

    BERWYN – MacNeal Hospital was recognized for its efforts to eliminate mercury from the products it uses.
    May 28, 2015 - 5:14 pm
  • Elmhurst Memorial Hospital receives Magnet recognition

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Memorial Hospital’s nurses were in for a surprise, as they were led into a small conference room in the lower level of the hospita ...
    May 22, 2015 - 3:28 pm
  • Lombard health event to feature former Bears players

    LOMBARD – Former Chicago Bears players will help put the spotlight on health during an event June 2 in Lombard, according to an event news release.
    May 22, 2015 - 2:55 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Elburn Lions offer free eye screenings, pizza, ice cream

    ELBURN – The Elburn Lions Club has planned a full day of eye screenings to coincide with its monthly spaghetti dinner event Tuesday at the club’s loca ...
    May 19, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • No other TB cases reported at business in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – No additional active tuberculosis cases have been discovered at a business in St. Charles following one confirmed case in April, a Kane ...
    May 14, 2015 - 8:52 pm
  • Elmhurst teen, Montini student brings diabetes supplies to Middle East clinic

    Seventeen-year-old Gabriella Stinsa spent her spring break doing something just a little bit different.
    May 11, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Elburn mom fights through pain of husband's death, still feels blessed

    ELBURN – Becky Loske said her husband was a runner, fit and healthy, and she said there was no indication that would change one day in December 2011. ...
    May 8, 2015 - 9:52 pm
  • Teens to promote no-smoking policy in St. Charles parks

    ST. CHARLES – Members of a St. Charles Park District program Tuesday will push for a smoke-free parks ordinance for the city, according to a news rele ...
    May 6, 2015 - 9:47 pm
  • Worker tests positive for tuberculosis at business in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – An employee of a business in St. Charles has tested positive for tuberculosis, or TB, a Kane County Health Department spokesman confirme ...
    May 6, 2015 - 8:11 pm
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