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  • Will ranked 25th healthiest county in Illinois

    Will ranked 25th healthiest county in Illinois
    Will County ranks in the top quarter of Illinois' healthiest counties, according to the results of a study released this week. Will checked in as the 25th healthiest county out of the state's 102 counties, according to data from the County Health...
  • Cardiac rehab beneficial for variety of heart disorders

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What does cardiac rehab involve? Do you recommend it for everyone who's had a heart attack, or only in certain cases? ANSWER: Cardiac rehabilitation is extremely beneficial for people with a variety of heart disorders. It involves a...
  • Bolingbrook, Romeoville, Plainfield police blotter: April 1

    Bolingbrook, Romeoville, Plainfield police blotter: April 1
    The following reports were compiled with information provided by the Bolingbrook, Plainfield and Romeoville police departments: Bolingbrook •Men's clothing, a gold chain and currency collectively valued at $500 were reported stolen March 26...
  • Moraine Valley's fitness center attracts a crowd

     Moraine Valley's fitness center attracts a crowd
    When Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills opened its new 113,000-square-foot, $35 million Health, Fitness and Recreation Center, 84-year-old Don Aulwurm was waiting at 5:30 a.m. to be the first user. He and many others followed during the...
  • House advances super-sized sales-tax holidays, shuts down Democratic amendments

    TALLAHASSEE -- Florida shoppers could get sales-tax "holidays" on computers, hurricane supplies, dryers, toilets, gym memberships and a raft of other goods under a plan advanced in the state House Wednesday.   Lawmakers are using the state's budget...
  • Better food choices can control your hunger pangs

    Whether you're trying to lose weight or simply focus on a heart-healthy eating regimen, a growling stomach can interfere with your eating goals. Hunger is a normal body reaction and survival mechanism. But in today's environment of ample food...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Surgery can usually treat urinary incontinence, but less invasive options are available

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 43 and have had trouble with urinary incontinence since having my fourth child at 41. It seemed manageable until about 6 months ago, when I started to notice it happening more frequently. At what point should I consider surgery?...
  • Four new products designed to aid workout recovery

    Four new products designed to aid workout recovery
    Coaches and physical therapists call it the RICE protocol: rest, ice, compression, elevation. After a workout, runners and cyclists who want to reduce muscle injury and fatigue, speed recovery and safely get faster and stronger should take it easy the day...
  • Bounce back with a therapy-ball spine massage

     Bounce back with a therapy-ball spine massage
    A stiff, sore upper back makes it hard to take a deep breath and relax. The good news is that you can ease that tightness with the help of two rubber therapy balls (or tennis balls). Fitness instructor Jill Miller developed this upper-back soothing...
  • Migraine disorder comes with its own set of clues to preventing pain

    Starting in her 30s, Barbara Schulties began suffering from debilitating headaches, which she describes as "someone taking a hot poker to my eye." Besides excruciating head pain, the Santa Cruz resident lists a host of accompanying symptoms: nausea,...
  • Dog-friendly fundraisers good way to exercise and help those in need

    Dog-friendly fundraisers good way to exercise and help those in need
    If you need exercise and your dog needs exercise, why not tackle it together? There’s been quite a surge in pet-centric walking events and a quick Internet search offers several Central Florida options. Many gatherings are fundraisers for rescue...