Health and Fitness
CHAMPAIGN — A Champaign funeral home operator with an appetite for adventure and a larger-than-life personality died Tuesday during a parachute jump in Oklahoma, according to authorities in that state.
OGDEN — A boil order has been issued for the village of Ogden.
E-coli bacteria was found in the water supply on July 21, officials said.
The weeklong bike ride through Minnesota has been a summer tradition for Jeri Lake and her family, part of their lives since 1996. They have all ridden the Habitat 500 Bike Ride — a seven-day, 500-mile ride to raise money for Habitat for Humanity — at least once, and they’ve also volunteered as part of the ride’s support crew.
CHAMPAIGN — Six Champaign County employers have been named winners of Illinois Healthy Worksite designations.
The winners, announced by the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District, include Carle, the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District, the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District, the City of Urbana, Human Kinetics and Parkland College.
By Leia Kedem/University of Illinois Extension
Dr. Mehmet Oz — talk about a polarizing personality. I get questions all the time about the latest supplements and diets about which he's waxed poetic. Usually, I just roll my eyes at his outrageous claims and explain why they're not worth the time or money. But thanks to recent events, it's no longer business as usual.