Signs that our children have entered the tween/teen years: dinner conversations include talk of piercings and tattoos.
So far it’s just curiosity. The idea of more needles poking into their skin doesn’t appeal to them. But it’s clear that pierced ears are on our horizon.
The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District wants you to be on the lookout for pomegranate seeds that have been linked to an infectious disease.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed at least 127 people across eight states have become sick from Hepatitis A after eating certain brands of frozen pomegranate seeds or a mixture containing pomegranate seeds.
SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Department of Public Health is warning consumers to check any frozen pomegranate seed brands or brands of mixtures containing the seeds they have at home before eating them if they were purchased since February.
For Jay Yost, cycling in the Race Across America has been a lifelong dream.
For Martin Gruebele, it’s part of a more recent passion for endurance events.
The two recently finished cycling nearly 3,000 miles across the United States as a two-person team in the Race Across America. The race started in Oceanside, Calif., and finished in Annapolis, Md.
By Leia Kedem
Taking a look at grocery shelves, you'd think Americans were starving for protein.
It’s the Fourth of July edition of The Fit List. Holiday-related races start with the Kracker Klassic this weekend and continue through July 5.
Here’s your list of races, plus upcoming registration deadlines. Happy Fourth!
Weekend of June 29-30:
— Gifford Community Celebration 5K
URBANA — Presence Covenant Medical Center will host a free community health fair Saturday.
It will held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the hospital at 1400 W. Park St., U, in the auditoriums.