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  • Caregiving web sites can help coordinate assistance from family and friends

    When you're caring for a sick spouse or parent, it can be difficult to find time to enjoy hobbies, exercise or even schedule routine appointments such as dental checkups. As a result, caregivers sometimes suffer from depression, increased anxiety and...
  • 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...
  • Mindful meditation at school gives kids tools for emotional expression

    Mindful meditation at school gives kids tools for emotional expression
    Erica Eihl speaks in a voice that her kindergartners can hear only if they are as quiet as the church mice in children's storybooks. And with a couple of squirrelly exceptions, they stay that quiet for 15 or 20 minutes — a near eternity — as...
  • Nearly 1 in 5 had mental illness before enlisting in Army, study says

    Nearly 1 in 5 had mental illness before enlisting in Army, study says
    Nearly 1 in 5 U.S. soldiers had a common mental illness, such as depression, panic disorder or ADHD, before enlisting in the Army, according to a new study that raises questions about the military's assessment and screening of recruits. More than 8%...
  • 3 options for indoor pool surface in Glen Ellyn

    3 options for indoor pool surface in Glen Ellyn
    With a study on the feasibility of an indoor swimming pool in Glen Ellyn concluding that either a smaller or larger version could be self-sustaining, the enthusiasts who raised the money for the document hope to persuade park district officials to put the...
  • Glen Ellyn parks officials to consider pool plan

     Glen Ellyn parks officials to consider pool plan
    With a vision for an aquatics facility in hand, board members from the Glen Ellyn Park District will now have to decide if the time is right to move forward with a plan to build a long-debated indoor pool. More than 60 residents attended a recent public...
  • 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?...
  • District 225 considering new, better tech devices for future students

    District 225 considering new, better tech devices for future students
    New technological devices may be on the horizon for students and teachers at Glenbrook High School District 225 in the 2014-15 school year. District officials recently discussed buying more advanced, durable devices for its one-to-one technology...
  • 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...
  • Finding the good in a horrible cat

    Call me crazy, but I wish to adopt Lux. I'm referring to the 22-pound Himalayan cat who recently made headlines by angrily charging his Oregon owners, forcing Lee Palmer, his girlfriend, his 7-month-old son and their dog (yes, the dog) to take refuge...
  • New guidelines say kids should get cholesterol tests

    New guidelines say kids should get cholesterol tests
    The face of cholesterol testing just got a lot younger. The American Academy of Pediatrics recently revised guidelines for annual well-child visits, adding a recommendation that all children ages 9-11 get a lipid screen, which calculates total...