Health and Fitness
CHAMPAIGN — Been putting off that flu shot?
There's still time to squeeze one in as the first wave of flu begins to hit East Central Illinois.
James Chandler, a physician assistant at Square 1 Healthcare in Champaign, said he started getting some positive influenza test results among patients in the last few weeks, and he has seen a lot of respiratory illness going around.
By BETH PERALTA
Thanksgiving leftovers are most likely gone at this point, and it's time to start thinking about some colder-weather staples. (Leftovers note: Toss them if they've been in the fridge more than four days).
Root vegetables are those that are grown in the ground — plant roots — such as potatoes, carrots, turnips, onions and beets.
First, the good news:
— Tomorrow is Thanksgiving Day and, almost as important, the 49th annual Urbana Park District Turkey Trot.
By CHELSEY BYERS GERSTENECKER
GIBSON CITY — Eric Hyatt raised his right hand and repeated the words read to him by City Clerk Carla Moxley.
To most observers, it probably appeared just like any other oath of office administered in the Gibson City Council chambers.
By Beth Peralta
I may treat the entire year as soup-appropriate, but many I know prefer to wait until the temperatures are cooling off and we are heading into fall and winter.
The public health administrator of the Vermilion County Health Department said the agency is relieved that there is no evidence of Legionnaires' disease at a motel in Danville.