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  • The family reunion

    The family reunion
    The Merriam-Webster New Explorer Dictionary, copyright 2005, defines the family as, 1 a group of individuals living under one roof and under one head: HOUSEHOLD, 2 a group of persons of common ancestry: CLAN, 3 a social unit usually consisting of one or...
  • Grant helps Kane enhance childhood obesity programs, launch new one

    Grant helps Kane enhance childhood obesity programs, launch new one
    Kane County's childhood obesity rates continue to be high, but a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be helping the county's Health Department tackle the issue. The Kane County Health Department received a three year $90,933...
  • Fitness Files: Eat a vegetable, don't be one

    When I left classroom teaching, a young teacher with a 100-watt smile took my place. Marlie's zany originality, no-nonsense manner and empathy for children made her exactly the person I hoped would replace me. That year, she turned 30. Rebelling...
  • Health center services in demand at new site in Evanston

    Health center services in demand at new site in Evanston
    Lisa Robinson, the operations director at the Erie Evanston/Skokie Health Center, was leading some visitors around the center earlier this year when she stopped in front of a station where a health worker in medical gown and surgical mask was leaning over...
  • Diabetes alert dog a 'life-saver' for St. Mary first-grader

    Diabetes alert dog a 'life-saver' for St. Mary first-grader
    Aiden Gorman, 7, just got the best early warning system for Type I diabetes known to man. It's a black Chevy, weight 63 pounds, comes standard with four legs, floppy ears, and a nose that can detect one part trouble in a trillion. Studies show that dogs...
  • Learn about Florida-friendly landscaping

    The University of Florida-Lake County Extension Office will host "Homeowner Education Landscape Program (HELP), a nine-hour educational class, which is part of the Florida-friendly Landscaping series. The three-week class will meet from 9 a.m. to noon...
  • Doctors testing new option for overweight patients

    PITTSBURGH She's 35 pounds overweight and has tried everything, but when that patient goes to see George Eid, a bariatric surgeon in the Allegheny Health Network, he usually has to tell her she's not heavy enough for weight-loss surgery. Soon, though,...
  • Study rules out link between autism and MMR vaccine even in at-risk kids

    Study rules out link between autism and MMR vaccine even in at-risk kids
    At least a dozen major studies have found that early childhood vaccines do not cause autism. But one possibility remained: that immunizations could cause autism in a small group of children who were already primed to develop the disorder. Now, new...
  • State funding drops for public health in Virginia

    State funding drops for public health in Virginia
    State funding for Virginia's public health system has dropped steadily each year since 2008, according to the annual report card issued by the Trust for America's Health. The 10th annual report uses a number of health indicators — asthma, obesity,...
  • The USDA dietary guidelines: Playing politics with our health

    Later this year, the Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Agriculture will release the latest edition of their dietary guidelines, which sets the agenda for what Americans should eat to maintain a healthy weight, prevent...
  • Diabetes Quick Fix: Seafood Kabobs with Brown Rice

    Kabobs with a mixture of seafood and colorful vegetables make a quick, flavorful dinner. I chose shrimp and scallops for their texture and flavor. Zucchini and yellow squash add color and crispness. These kebobs need only 5 minutes to cook. The pieces...