Health and Fitness
CHAMPAIGN — A spike in respiratory illness resulting from enterovirus hit at least one local hospital in recent weeks, and public health officials are preparing to notify area schools and day care centers.
By Leia Kedem
Dietitians don't always have the answers. We know what foods to eat and in what amounts for certain conditions, but it's not as cut-and-dried as just following the diet, especially when it comes to weight loss.
CHAMPAIGN — Parkland College is joining with Christie Clinic Foundation to offer free seminars on getting and staying healthy.
Each will be held from 7:30-8:30 a.m., with continental breakfast included, at Christie Clinic at 1801 Windsor Road, C.
They dates and topics are:
Oct. 2: Living in the now for optimal health.
URBANA — Spices and condiments may be capable of doing more than beefing up the flavor of foods.
Researchers are working on fortifying some of these commonly used products, such as soy sauce and curry powder, to help make up vitamin and mineral deficiencies in developing countries around the world.
By Leia Kedem
Everyone back on a normal sleep schedule? Check. New shoes broken in? Check. Backpacks fully loaded? Check. Frozen pizza for dinner? Wait a minute.
When Paula Tatman enrolled in an exercise research program in June 2012, her greatest hope was that she would be able to walk down the aisle at her son’s wedding a year later. The Urbana woman had been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2004, and at the time she started the research study, she had great difficulty walking.
From the big cheese in Arthur to sweet corn in Hoopeston, staff writer Tim Mitchell's recommendations for the week ahead: