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  • Digital hearing aids offer latest technology

    From a cupped hand behind the ear to wearable “ear trumpets” in the 1600s, people have sought ways and devices to aid hearing.
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Maximize Your Dental Benefits Before They Expire!

    November is a popular month for open enrollment windows for Dental and Medical Insurance plans.  But as you’re contemplating continuing your current c ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Lombard residents oppose medical marijuana dispensary location

    LOMBARD – The Lombard Village Board of Trustees listened to nearly a dozen community members voice their opposition to a proposed medical marijuana di ...
    Nov. 9, 2014 - 9:38 pm
  • Area villages introduce Ebola protocols

    LA GRANGE – Several villages around the area have joined together with local hospitals to outline a set of uniform protocols for employee safety, pati ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 1:44 pm
  • Stomach virus causes Robinson School in Lyons to close, not flu. What you should know

    LYONS – What is typically called flu season hit Lyons School District 103 particularly hard on Thur ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 9:12 pm
  • Morton hosts chef for seafood demonstration

    BERWYN – Students at both Morton high schools got an opportunity to sample some fresh seafood fare and learn about cooking at an event hosted Oct. 16 ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 10:14 am
  • Basics on Lung Cancer by Dr. Jay Dalal

    Lung cancer is the most common cancer in men and the third most common in women worldwide.  People who smoke are at the highest risk of developing lun ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Elmhurst Memorial names cancer center after donor

    ELMHURST – An unprecedented donation has inspired Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare to rename its Center for Cancer Care "The Nancy W. Knowles Cancer Cente ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Frankfort chiropractor has served on U.S. Olympic Committee’s Sports Medicine Team

    FRANKFORT – Of all sports, Frankfort chiropractor Dr. Aaron Wolfe said weightlifting has one of the greatest potentials for injury. With barbells up t ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Adventist Women's Care to host free seminar Nov. 11

    OAK BROOK – Women of all ages from the area are invited to a free seminar discussing treatments for common gynecological conditions in November.
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • On alert for Ebola

    Brad Wilton carefully pulled on a light brown hazardous material suit, put on a surgical mask and adjusted a hood. Afterward, Wilton, a firefighter an ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Thinking about a hearing aid?

    If you think you need a hearing aid, or others have suggested it, should you get one? “The first ste ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Support for celiac sufferers

    For 30 years, Sandra Wright suffered with digestive problems and never once found a doctor who could – in her words – “connect the dots and say, ‘Let’ ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • No Excuse Mom-Joliet makes fitness fun and possible

    JOLIET – No Excuse Mom-Joliet means business.Nothing deters the group from its goals of keeping or g ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Enterovirus D68 in decline in Illinois

    An enterovirus that has led to increases in illnesses among children – and is affecting those with asthma most severely – is declining in Illinois, ac ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:37 pm
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