Health & Wellness
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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
Don’t delay—test for radon today
KANE COUNTY—January is National Radon Action Month, and the Kane County Health Department, in...
- Posted January 11, 2014
Take extra precautions as temperatures drop below freezing
Elburn Herald photo by Patti Wilk Warming Centers in Kane County > Note: Many...
- Posted January 3, 2014
Health Department to offer walk-in flu vaccine clinics
AURORA—The best way to celebrate Vaccine Illinois Week (Dec. 8-14), and protect yourself and...
- Posted December 27, 2013
Kane County Health Department awarded national accreditation status
KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department announced today that it has received national public...
- Posted December 24, 2013
The controversy of pet vaccinations
ILLINOIS—Vaccinations are a critical component to the preventive care of your companion animal. Your...
- Posted November 8, 2013
Salad products recalled because of possible health risk
ILLINOIS—The Kane County Health Department is alerting residents that Reser’s Fine Foods of Beaverton,...
- Posted October 31, 2013