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  • Delnor sees its first baby of 2015

    GENEVA – Delnor Hospital’s first baby of 2015, Makiko Takayama, was born at 9:25 a.m. Thursday, weighing 6 pounds, 14 ounces and measuring 19.5 inches ...
    Jan. 1, 2015 - 6:09 pm
  • Digital X-Rays with Webster Dental

    While traditional dental X-rays are considered safe and have been used for many years with no ill effects, advanced technology in the dental field off ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 2:19 pm
  • Cancer survivor? There’s lots of help out there

    Anyone who’s a cancer survivor knows that life will never be the same as before. You have concerns a ...
    Dec. 23, 2014 - 10:13 am
  • A guide for the journey

    JOLIET – You have cancer.Those emotionally charged words – and the ominous thoughts that may follow ...
    Dec. 22, 2014 - 6:00 pm
  • Can Periodontal Disease Lead To Cardiovascular Disease?

    Periodontal (gum) disease is characterized by a range from simple gum inflammation to serious disease that results in major damage to the soft tissue ...
    Dec. 22, 2014 - 10:09 am
  • Hearing aids need maintenance

    Because “hearing aids are electronic devices living in a dark, wet, oil-based cavern,” they need routine maintenance, says Dr. Susan Rogan, a licensed ...
    Dec. 22, 2014 - 9:31 am
  • Fitness goals don’t have to be New Year’s resolutions, trainers say

    Planning to make big lifestyle changes in 2015? Local fitness experts said waiting until Jan. 1 isn’t necessary.
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 10:42 pm
  • Danica Patrick is face of Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare's new health initiative

    Race car driver Danica Patrick will be featured in a marketing blitz for Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare's Healthy Driven initiative.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 4:03 pm
  • Joliet and Morris gastroenterologist offers new hemorroid treatment

    JOLIET – About half of all people have noticeable hemorrhoids by age 50, and they often occur earlier, especially during pregnancies, in weightlifters ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 3:29 pm
  • Are Dental Implants Right For You?

    Tooth decay, gum disease, and injury can all lead to tooth loss, despite improvements in dental care through the years.  For a long time, the only tre ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Noise diets protect ears

    Do your ears need to go on a diet?  A “noise diet?”  Some experts believe they may, as too much noise, for too long a period, can cause permanent hear ...
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Adventist Hinsdale Hospital announces partnership, provides pediatric care

    HINSDALE – In an effort to provide greater access to its pediatric care patients, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital announced a new affiliation with Ann and ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 5:33 pm
  • Free sewing class to support children with cancer

    DOWNERS GROVE – Friendly Stitches Sew & Vac is hosting ConKerr Cancer sewing class for individuals interested in learning to sew pillowcases for child ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 4:42 pm
  • Nazareth Academy to remain closed through Wednesday after 25 percent of students call in sick

    LA GRANGE PARK – Officials at Nazareth Academy will keep the school closed through Wednesday to allow staff to perform a deep cleaning of the school b ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • Coping with cancer during the holidays

    The holidays are typically a happy time of good will, get-togethers and gift-giving.   But ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 10:56 am
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