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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...
  • Ayala High's Jonathan Buckley pitches a winner against diabetes

    It's not difficult to envision senior right-hander Jonathan Buckley of Chino Hills Ayala one day pitching in the major leagues. He's 6 feet 4, 195 pounds, has a fastball in the upper 80s mph and is mature beyond his years. "When he's on, I'll put him up...
  • 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...
  • 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 autismĀ 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,...
  • Harvard Health Letter: New concerns about diet sodas

    They're linked to calorie absorption, high blood pressure and heart trouble. For weight-conscious people who love the bite of carbonation and the taste of various soft drinks, the advent of sugar-free sodas 60 years ago seemed a blessing: If there were...
  • Founder retires, hands over leadership at Patient Advocate Foundation

    Founder retires, hands over leadership at Patient Advocate Foundation
    The health advocacy group that started with fewer than a handful of volunteers and a $5,000 budget, now employs more than 185, has an annual budget of more than $50 million, and each year serves more than 90,000 patients with chronic or debilitating...
  • The Crowd: Putting a dent in diabetes

    The Crowd: Putting a dent in diabetes
    They called on donors to "Join the Revolution" to end diabetes — in particular, Type 1 diabetes (T1D), affecting some 3 million Americans, including a large number of children. It is estimated that, currently, some 26 million Americans overall are...
  • Sugar lobby keeps Congress from souring on sugar

    Sugar lobby keeps Congress from souring on sugar
    Sugar lobby keeps Congress from souring on sugar Our mothers told us that sugar is filled with "empty calories," and it can rot your teeth, make you fat and give you diabetes. They told us this because, unfortunately, it's true. But this is...