Crystal Lake dentist Dr. Phil Neal has gone to Honduras every year to provide care to those without, and a diagnosis of prostate cancer wasn't going to stop him this year.
Sue was getting tired of being angry all the time.
A primary focus of the We Choose Health grant is implementing the Coordinated School Health strategy at school districts in McHenry County.
Remember that bottle of waterproof sunblock you bought last year? It lied — lotion can't be waterproof or totally block out harmful rays. Thanks to new sunscreen labeling rules from the Food and Drug Administration that recently went into effect, misleading terminology has been wiped away to help consumers understand what exactly it is they're buying.
“Monica” knew her family was a little different. Even as a young girl, she was well aware she needed to take care of her mom rather than the other way around.
Maureen was never too sure about certain things. For instance, she would readily admit she “sorta” had a drug problem. She would glance guiltily at you and acknowledge she drank too much and her “partying” had to stop. She knew hanging around with people who had histories of drug, alcohol and legal problems would result in using drugs. Yet she persisted.
Alice Jenkinson glanced behind her at a couple of stragglers, deep in conversation.
Is it true only parents with poor parenting skills have kids with drug problems? I’d say the answer is a resounding “NO.” Is it true kids with drug problems want their parents to believe they are poor parents? I’d answer that with a resounding “YES.”
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Do your kids love chocolate milk? It may have more calories on average than you thought.
When they're dancing, they're not different.
If there's ever a time when you need to see clearly, it's when you're picking a pair of glasses.
A novel flu virus – one not previously found in humans – recently emerged in China.
“Jake’s” dad was an alcoholic. They didn’t call it that while he was growing up, but everyone knew. Especially in the summer when the windows were open and the whole neighborhood could hear yelling and screaming coming from the house.
OSAKA, Japan — Laughing is said to be good for the mind and body. Taking that advice to heart, a number of seniors are flocking to laughter yoga — an exercise that encourages people to laugh while practicing yoga.
Marianne Ricciardi might have lost her son to Ewing's Sarcoma, but her battle against the disease is far from over.
I read a story in a Seattle newspaper written by an articulate senior in high school. She wrote she and some friends were wondering what to do on a Friday night when one of the group got a text inviting them to another friend’s house to “watch a movie.”
Squeezable pouches of organic baby food are as omnipresent on some American playgrounds as runny noses, diaper bags and overpriced strollers. Organic baby food can cost up to twice as much as conventionally grown baby food, and it comes in such gourmet blends as "blueberry, oats and quinoa" and " spinach, apple and rutabaga."
My boys love bread. Most kids do. I quite enjoy bread myself, especially when it appears as a crusty baguette on the side of one of the many soups, stews, curries and chilis we are eating this time of year. It isn't an accident that curries are traditionally served with nan, chili with cornbread, and hearty minestrone with that crusty baguette. Crunchy likes smooth and smooth likes crunchy.
“Jason” told me he was bi-polar.
Heading home with her fourth child delivered at Centegra Hospital, Lisa McIntyre's no stranger to the routine.