If you want to try cyclocross, be warned:
— You will get cold and muddy.
— You’ll have to get off your bike and carry it over barriers — or up a muddy hill or set of stairs.
— Spectators will heckle you.
But they also might hand you candy, money or a beer. You’ll talk with other cyclists afterward about how hard it was. You’ll have fun.
PAXTON — Gibson Area Hospital is moving its wellness center in Paxton to a much bigger building on East Pells Street — a facility that will also host educational health care classes and programs.
Yes, it’s cold out, but there are still races to run. Here’s your list for the next few weekends:
Weekend of Nov. 30-Dec. 1:
— Stuff ‘N Puff 5K
This is a 5K race and a 1-mile fun run on Saturday in Sullivan. It benefits the Sullivan-Okaw Valley cross country program.
URBANA — The new patients infected with HIV trickle in at about three to four a month at Carle's HIV program.
But what concerns program manager Cindy Goetting just as much as these new cases of a preventable infection are all the people out there who don't know they have it.
CHAMPAIGN — Kidney disease arrived as a cruel surprise for Anna Wahba, but life gave her a second chance.
Now Wahba is hoping for the best for her friend Claudia Lennhoff, who was going to be Wahba's kidney donor earlier this year — and was forced to withdraw when she learned she had thyroid cancer.
By Chelsey Byers
One in three people know someone with Alzheimer's disease, but I have found that this is a topic no one wants to learn about until they are in crisis.
Child psychologist at Carle, Dr. Andrea Klein, talks about helping kids cope with a life-changing event like a tornado.
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