Health & Wellness
Photo: Robert Rediger, grandfather of Sasha Bamforth, cooks sausages during Hearts for Sasha, a fundraiser for...
ILLINOIS—January brings some of the coldest weather of the winter season. The last couple of months...
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Year 2014 fourth-coldest on record in Illinois
CHAMPAIGN, ILL.—The statewide average temperature for 2014 was 49.4 degrees F, which is 2.9...
- Posted January 8, 2015
Stay safe during bitterly cold temperatures, dangerous snow conditions
CHICAGO—Dangerously low temperatures and accumulating snow are in the forecast for much of the...
- Posted January 8, 2015
Remember pet safety this winter
As the temperatures begin to drop, many pet owners worry about their pets spending...
- Posted December 20, 2014
Tips to prepare now for severe winter weather ahead
CHICAGO—Cold temperatures, heavy snow, and treacherous ice storms are all risks of the impending...
- Posted November 17, 2014
Let’s talk turkey Balancing family traditions and food safety
ST. CHARLES—As the holidays approach, special family meals take center stage, and with them...
- Posted November 16, 2014
Caregivers support group at Community Congregational Church
ELBURN—Are you or someone you know caring for a family member or friend who...
- Posted October 31, 2014
Program employs horses to treat PTSD
Photo: Veteran Jack Erwin of St. Charles says hello to Honey Nut Cheerio during...
- Posted September 28, 2014
Bird tests positive for West Nile
KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department recently found a bird in Batavia that tested...
- Posted September 19, 2014
Dental visits a good habit to start
NAPERVILLE, Ill.—While two-thirds of Illinoisans visit the dentist at least once a year, nearly...
- Posted August 8, 2014
Every arm is needed this summer
AURORA—Heartland Blood Centers, an independent medical organization serving 57 hospitals in a 12-county region...
- Posted August 2, 2014
Chiropractic office hosts ADHD natural remedies workshop
ELBURN—Vital Wellness Center will host a free workshop on ADHD entitled “Focus!” on Wednesday,...
- Posted July 19, 2014
HorsePower seeks hands-on volunteers
MAPLE PARK—Looking for something fun and meaningful to do this summer? HorsePower Therapeutic Riding,...
- Posted June 13, 2014
Elburn Blood drive June 26
ELBURN—A blood drive will take place from 2 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June...
- Posted June 12, 2014
Rivals come together in Cougar-land
Photo: KHS softball coach Brian Willis, who is battling colon cancer, will be honored...
- Posted May 15, 2014
Hultgren commends Illinois’ heroin state of emergency declaration
Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Randy Hultgren (IL-14) recently commended the Illinois State House for unanimously...
- Posted May 13, 2014
Student urges community to ‘Seize the Purple’
Photo: “I personally feel that epilepsy doesn’t get the awareness that it deserves. It...
- Posted April 12, 2014
Not too late to get a flu shot
KANE COUNTY—The Health Department continues to offer a walk-in flu clinic at its Aurora...
- Posted March 2, 2014