Stories about Health
As people make travel plans to celebrate with family and friends this year, the American Red Cross asks donors to set aside time to give blood or platelets for patients waiting for care over the holidays.
The Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network Board of Directors selected Morrison Community Hospital CEO Pam Pfister as the recipient of the organization’s highest award, The Presidential Award.
Register now for the free monthly CGH Wits Fitness brain exercise classes taught by University of Illinois Extension educator Kara Schweitzer. Sessions are from 1:30-3 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month from Jan. 9 to Dec. 10, 2024.
Join the Lake County Stands Against Stigma Coalition from 6 to 8 p.m. at Waukegan Park District, 412 S. Lewis Ave., Waukegan.
State Rep. Bradley Fritts, R-Dixon, will host a prescription drug drop-off event Saturday, Dec. 9, from 9-11 a.m. in the parking lot of the Sauk Valley Area Chamber of Commerce, 211 Locust St., Sterling.
State and federal health officials offer guidance on Thanksgiving food prep, thawing, cooking and leftovers.
Health officials offer guidance on thawing, cooking and leftovers.
Along with that tradition of the Thanksgiving dinner comes a higher-than-normal calorie consumption.However, with some planning the meal can include a little bit of something for everyone to enjoy.
Candance Bousum recognized for her extraordinary service.
The Will County Health Department and community Heath Center is offering the new COVID-19 booster shot at their offices and encourage residents to consider immunization.
About one in every four persons who responded to a survey commissioned by the DeKalb County Community Mental Health Board says they’re not aware of local mental health services. Among those respondents, data indicates that 30.6% are not currently receiving mental health services.
With Thanksgiving rapidly approaching, the Will County Health Department’s Environmental Health Division wanted to remind residents about food safety at the holidays.
To the pulsating beat of David Bowie’s “Under Pressure,” Joffrey Ballet dance instructor Carly Liegel leads her class through a series of dance moves at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Health & Fitness Center.
Lee County Courthouse employees throughout October wore pink in recognition of breast cancer awareness and to raise funds for the cause.
CGH Ready Care Clinic in Sterling is now offering X-rays, lab work and other services to better serve the public.