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  • 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
  • Robert Crown Center event combines art with philanthropy Saturday in Hinsdale

    HINSDALE – The Robert Crown Center will co-host an event at Clementine Beauty, 42 S. Washington St., for mother and child photographs, the proceeds of ...
    April 30, 2015 - 9:06 am
  • Tiffany Lewis Skin Care celebrates 10 years in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A boutique spa next month will celebrate its 10-year anniversary in downtown St. Charles.
    April 29, 2015 - 9:00 pm
  • Addison business participates in employee wellness program

    ADDISON – Domtar knows its employees are its best asset, and it will do everything possible to keep them happy and healthy.
    April 24, 2015 - 3:37 pm
  • Keeping dogs safe

    NORTH AURORA – Jo Gengler of North Aurora brought her two dogs to Fox Valley Veterinary Clinic in North Aurora on Thursday after suspecting they have ...
    April 23, 2015 - 6:32 pm
  • Lombard group uses grant to target employee wellness

    LOMBARD – Healthy Lombard is using a grant from the State Health Improvement Program to enhance workplace wellness options at the Westin Lombard Yorkt ...
    April 23, 2015 - 5:45 pm
  • Health pros dish out advice at B Fit B Active Expo

    WHEATON – Getting fit can be a daunting task for many, whether they have been active before or not.T ...
    April 22, 2015 - 8:45 pm
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