Health and Fitness
My friend Beth Smith asked me to write about this. Beth is community health educator for the Henry-Stark County Health Department. She has personal family experience with what I discuss.
I feel a bit self-conscious, but here goes.
CHAMPAIGN — Treating a life-threatening allergic reaction often can't wait on the availability of a pricey EpiPen. But if you'll be attending an event on the University of Illinois campus, it won't have to.
CHAMPAIGN — What will there be in the new Carle Illinois College of Medicine for the community?
Think of it as the critical bridge connecting clinical care and research, and expect to see a boost in research that could lead to exciting developments in medical care down the road, according to Carle executives.
CHAMPAIGN — Christie Clinic is seeking patients to enroll in a new national study to help determine whether a certain type of brain scan is useful in diagnosing Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.
URBANA — Every day Judy Snyder gets up at 4 a.m., power walks for 2 or more miles and returns home to stretch and work her abdomen and back muscles.
On Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays she also plans the choreography for her early — 8 a.m. — low-impact aerobics class at the Phillips Recreation Center in Urbana.
URBANA — A dean for the future Carle Illinois College of Medicine is now expected to be hired by early October, a search that's taken longer than expected because of scheduling issues and the complex nature of the job.