PAXTON — The Asta Care Center nursing homes in Paxton and Pontiac are under new ownership.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The state of Illinois has formed a task force to advise on responding to the Ebola virus.
URBANA — Irregular heartbeats can become a life-threatening emergency, and now there's a new treatment option that doesn't involve placing wires in the heart.
VILLA GROVE — When the Villa Grove-Heritage Blue Devils take to the field Friday night, they will be shooting for more than just another "W."
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Some area flu shot providers are continuing to wait for delayed vaccine shipments, causing at least one health department to postpone public vaccination clinics.
The Vermilion County Health Department has canceled its remaining flu shot clinics, at least temporarily, until it receives more flu vaccine.
NEW YORK — When swings in the stock market cause anxiety to spike, like it is now, many investors aim to get healthy.
The state will offer two information sessions in East Central Illinois, one in Urbana and one in Charleston, later this month for retirees who want to learn more about Medicare Advantage plans to be available to them.
The seminars will be held:
— From 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 22 at Unique Suites Hotel, 920 W. Lincoln Ave., Charleston.
DANVILLE — The Federal Women's Program and Women Veterans Program will hold their third annual breast-cancer awareness walk and candlelight ceremony Tuesday at VA Illiana Health Care System in Danville.
Activities will begin at 4:30 p.m. Information about breast cancer, its risks and early detection will be available.