CHAMPAIGN — Free skin cancer screenings will be offered later this month through Frances Nelson Health Center, 819 Bloomington Road, C.
Screenings will be offered from 1 to 5 p.m. May 21.
It isn't necessary to be a patient of Frances Nelson to get a free screening, but appointments are required by calling 217-356-1558.
CHAMPAIGN — If you've ever felt sick from fear, or uplifted by eating a treat, you already know there's a connection going on between your stomach and your brain.
Here's a chance to find out more about the gut-brain connection and how it happens.
CHAMPAIGN — If you walked into Cassie Palmer's Champaign apartment, you might be surprised to see in her living room a floor-to-ceiling pole.
She's not a dancer at a strip club.
CHAMPAIGN — Free health screenings and education will be provided from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday through mobile units in the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District parking lot, 201 W. Kenyon Road, C.
Some of what will be included will be blood pressure screenings, body mass index checks, radon and West Nile virus prevention education, financial health information and prizes.
Mountain bikers who ride at Kickapoo State Recreation Area will find some significant changes this spring to one well-used section of trail.
The trail has been changed to make it easier for riders of different abilities to negotiate, and it is now more sustainable — it was rebuilt to minimize soil erosion and will need less maintenance in the future.