Health and Fitness
URBANA — Spices and condiments may be capable of doing more than beefing up the flavor of foods.
Researchers are working on fortifying some of these commonly used products, such as soy sauce and curry powder, to help make up vitamin and mineral deficiencies in developing countries around the world.
Carle Allergy Back-to-School 8-25-14: Play now!
Brian Moline talks with Amy Jessup, coordinator of Carle's Food Allergy program, about how parents, teachers and children can deal with food allergies as they go back to school.
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By Leia Kedem
Everyone back on a normal sleep schedule? Check. New shoes broken in? Check. Backpacks fully loaded? Check. Frozen pizza for dinner? Wait a minute.
When Paula Tatman enrolled in an exercise research program in June 2012, her greatest hope was that she would be able to walk down the aisle at her son’s wedding a year later. The Urbana woman had been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2004, and at the time she started the research study, she had great difficulty walking.
From the big cheese in Arthur to sweet corn in Hoopeston, staff writer Tim Mitchell's recommendations for the week ahead:
The death of actor Robin Williams has again raised awareness of depression and substance abuse, and a local mental health expert has advice for individuals who may be coping with depression or who want to help others deal with depression.
When Neena Tripathy and Wendy Balthazor were planning to run the Big Five Marathon in the Entabeni Game Reserve, a private game reserve in northern South Africa, they didn’t really expect to see much game on the course. Certainly not a lion, even though the marathon is named for the “big five” game animals in Africa: elephants, lions, leopards, rhinoceros and buffalo.