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CHAMPAIGN — The American Cancer Society has awarded the Prosperity Gardens program in Champaign an $8,850 grant to expand its work with students in an alternative education program.
The grant was one of 30 youth obesity prevention community grants totaling $360,000 to nonprofit organizations across the state.
Most of us are familiar with "Chicken Soup for the Soul" books — in the last few years, it seems as if there is one of these books for every profession, age group and hobby —from nurses to teens to dog lovers.
URBANA — When Jackie Hunter of Mansfield went for a dental cleaning last July, she paid for it herself and waited for her insurer to reimburse her.
She's still waiting.
In fact, Hunter, an administrative assistant in the University of Illinois human resources office, doesn't expect to be paid back for the cost of her cleaning until May, she said.
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URBANA — Flu is on the decline in Illinois, and area hospitals have begun lifting visitor restrictions connected to the flu outbreak.
URBANA — The sudden raging hunger and unquenchable thirst, the countless trips to the bathroom day and night.
Even more than 40 years later, actor Jim Turner describes the onset of his Type 1 diabetes when he was a high school junior like a teenage boy's living nightmare.
By Laurel Hanetho
To begin, I'd like to salute all of our veterans, especially my father, a World War II Army veteran, serving from 1944-46. The following article will highlight opportunities for nurses who specialize in the field of mental health who care for our veterans.
DANVILLE — The Veterans Affairs Illiana Healthcare System announced Friday that it's moving toward an official downgrading of some its medical services at its main campus in Danville.
WATSEKA — The newly hired chief executive officer of Iroquois Memorial Hospital in Watseka says he would like to "re-examine" the possibility of the hospital offering home-health services in two rural counties across the Indiana border, now that the Ford-Iroquois County Public Health Department has nixed its own plan to do so.
CHAMPAIGN — Gretchen Potter's many hats once kept her granddaughters entertained, and now they'll be put to use helping raise money for the American Cancer Society.
Potter, of Champaign, has 500 hats, and she'll be bringing 50 of them to the society's Mad Hat-ter Tea Party fundraiser set for Sunday at Big Grove Tavern, 1 E. Main St., C.
CHAMPAIGN — Free classes are available for families living with mental illness.
The Illinois chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness will offer its Family-to-Family education program, a 13-week class series, for family members of people with mental illness conditions.