Health and Fitness
By Chelsey Byers/University of Illinois Extension
If I asked you what do you think about when I say "health," what first comes to mind? This is how I often open up my Brain Health Series program. Most people first and foremost think about physical health, eating well and exercise. What many of us are not thinking about is our cognitive health.
CHAMPAIGN — The Parkland College Counseling and Advising Center will host an International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day program from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday in Room U140 of the Student Union.
By Irisha Clark
The program that brings our children school meals is currently going through review by the U.S. Congress. The Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 was set to expire this past September, so the act is up for reauthorization.
CHAMPAIGN — As a recent breast-cancer survivor and psychotherapist, Kelly Bradham knows how much she and her fellow survivors need exercise and mutual support, and she hasn't let living in a landlocked community stop her from finding both those things in a boat.
A 42-foot-long pink dragon boat, to be exact.
Care to join her?
While most bicyclists know they need to follow the rules of the road, exactly how to interpret those rules and navigate the infrastructure to accommodate bicycles can be confusing to cyclists, drivers and police.
How traffic laws affect cyclists is becoming increasingly important because more people are commuting by bicycle.
SAVOY — In a cozy, one-bedroom apartment furnished with some of their longtime belongings and family pictures on the walls, Ralph and Sue Ambler cuddle up next to each other on the couch and reminisce.