CHAMPAIGN — One in 10 people will suffer a seizure at some point in their lives, and it can take time to detect the telltale changes in brain waves if seizures are happening to you.
By Chelsey Byers/University of Illinois Extension
Do you have unwanted medicines in your home that you just don't know what to do with? It is important to dispose of them properly in order to protect your family, pets, community and environment.
CHAMPAIGN — There's health care and there's compassionate health care.
And for Gloria Valenti, the second kind makes all the difference to a patient, especially one feeling overwhelmed, confused or afraid.
"It's the most important thing when people enter the health care system, that they feel people have compassion and understanding for them," she says.
Ribbon-cutting, open house set for Sept. 8
DANVILLE — Prairie Center Health Systems has a new Danville location.
The agency, which provides substance-abuse prevention and treatment services, opened for business this week at 1222 E. Voorhees St., known to many as the old Mettam Safety building.
CDC recommending nasal spray for kids 2-8
CHAMPAIGN — Getting a flu shot isn't necessarily a kid's favorite thing to do, but many younger children will likely be able to bypass the needle this year.
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LeROY — Representatives of ICC Holdings have big plans for 20 acres of land outside of town by Salt Creek Road.
The acreage could soon be home to a medicinal cannabis cultivation center if the state grants the group a license later this year.
MONTICELLO — A Chicago company wants to put a medical marijuana cultivation center on 23 acres of land in Monticello that it already has under contract.
CLINTON — Farmer City is out of the running for a medicinal marijuana cultivation center.
The group that was in discussion with city manager Larry Woliung told DeWitt County Board members: "You beat out Farmer City."
CHAMPAIGN — The air temperature was 94 degrees, and it was at least 10 degrees hotter on the Memorial Stadium turf when U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk and 12-year-old Jackson Cunningham lined up for a 40-yard dash in front of about 20 University of Illinois football players and other observers.