Health and Fitness
OAKWOOD — A pond at Kickapoo State Park will remain off-limits to fishermen for the foreseeable future as the Illinois Department of Natural Resources continues analyzing whether a coal-ash dump nearby has contaminated the area.
Pond 6, as it's known, is on the south side of Kickapoo and has been closed to the public for about three years.
By BETH PERALTA
Through my young daughter's eyes, cauliflower is simply "white broccoli" when it shows up at the dinner table.
While both of these vegetables are in the same family of plants, cauliflower can truly shine on its own. Plus, cauliflower can be found in purple and orange, too!
By CHRIS BEUOY
UI College of Veterinary Medicine
"An exotics veterinarian, a public health veterinarian and a veterinary epidemiologist walk into a rattery ..."
URBANA — Of all the life lessons Deb Reardanz has picked up from the older adults of Clark-Lindsey Village, she'll tell you the one that stands out the most is how important relationships are.
People who have formed connections with other people and are still willing to make a new friend at 90 are the happiest, she said.
By KATHY SWEEDLER
My New Year resolutions seem so far away. Was it only a month ago that I said I'd build new healthy habits?
For those Monticello students who get antsy sitting in class, there's a seat for that. The only question is: Would you prefer a cozy couch, an exercise ball, a trampoline chair or something else?
URBANA — Your favorite mocha latte may be packing more extras into your cup than you realize, a new University of Illinois study suggests.
URBANA — Got a rat in your life — of the rodent kind?
A rare virus connected to two rat-breeding facilities in Illinois poses a low risk to the general population. But with an investigation ongoing, rat owners have being advised to use some precautions, according to the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine.