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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...
  • Chick Chat aims to help girls deal with life's problems

    Chick Chat aims to help girls deal with life's problems
    Handling rumors, gossip and teasing may no longer be such a difficult part of growing up for fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade girls who attend the second annual Chick Chat in Geneva Feb. 22. The all-day event, held at Geneva Middle School South and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Oscars Picks: Variety Critics on Who Should Win Best Supporting Actor/Actress

    BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR JUSTIN CHANG: Bonjour, Peter. I know you're still settling into your new Parisian digs as we speak (I'm picturing you at your laptop in an "I Louvre Paris" T-shirt with a cafe au lait at the ready), so I appreciate your taking the...
  • Healthy Eating Is Key To Diabetes Control

    Healthy Eating Is Key To Diabetes Control
    About 26 million Americans suffer from Type 2 diabetes, including nearly 7 million people who don't even know they have the disease, according to figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Based on these numbers, the CDC projects that...
  • Sochi Olympics: Dario Cologna wins 15k-classic/15k-free skiathlon

    Sochi Olympics: Dario Cologna wins 15k-classic/15k-free skiathlon
    SOCHI, Russia — Dario Cologna had the strongest finish to win the men's 15-kilometer Classic/15-kilometer free skiathlon at the Sochi Olympics on Sunday, showing he's back to full fitness after a season disrupted by an ankle injury. The Swiss...
  • Sochi Olympics: Canada wins gold in men's curling

    Sochi Olympics: Canada wins gold in men's curling
    SOCHI, Russia — Canada won a third consecutive Olympic title in men's curling with an overwhelming 9-3 victory over Britain in eight ends Friday to complete the country's sweep of the gold medals at the Sochi Games. Canada beat Sweden in the...
  • 26 died from cold this year

     26 died from cold this year
    Chicago's third-coldest winter has contributed to the deaths of 26 people so far, nearly 50 percent more fatalities than the entire season's average in recent years, according to numbers provided by the Cook County medical examiner's office. Over the...
  • Dr. Frank Jobe, best known for Tommy John surgery, dies at 88

    Dr. Frank Jobe, best known for Tommy John surgery, dies at 88
    In the summer of 1974, Dodger pitcher Tommy John heard his arm snap like a guitar string after delivering a pitch. The torn ligament was the type of injury that commonly ended athletic careers, but John, then a 31-year-old star, pushed team doctors "to...
  • Jamie Anderson wins slopestyle gold medal for U.S.

    Jamie Anderson wins slopestyle gold medal for U.S.
    SOCHI, Russia -- She is a new-age, yoga-loving, mantra-chanting snowboarder who came to the Olympics with a “medicine bundle” in her backpack and an 80-something “spirit grandma” originally from Bavaria. Jamie Anderson came to...