Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the 43-year-old Mahomet resident who is a senior instructor teaching human nutrition classes at the University of Illinois.

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Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the 43-year-old Mahomet resident who is a senior instructor teaching human nutrition classes at the University of Illinois.

News-Gazette intern Ethan Simmons chats with the Uni High grad and rising freshman at the UI who is a research assistant at both Carle's Mills Breast Cancer Institute and the UI's Laboratory of Integrated Biomedical Micro/Nanotechnology and Applications.

Three decades ago, Kendall Gill thrilled Illinois fans by playing a key role with the Flyin’ Illini. The fans haven’t forgotten and will show Gill at his annual golf outing on Monday.

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the Ph.D. candidate in the UI Department of Materials Science and Engineering who has been named the Illinois Innovation Prize winner for 2019.

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Kraemer, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 15 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, call 217-359-6500.

Q: Are some nursing homes considered to be better than others for temporary short-term stays — for example, after you’re discharged from a hospital but aren’t yet able to take care of yourself at home?

Walgreens is making it easier for customers dispose of unused drugs safely.The drugstore chain said Monday that at each of its more than 9,500 U.S. locations, it will offer packets that customers can use to turn medications into a useless gel before throwing them in the trash at home.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Monday that calls for upfront disclosure by hospitals of actual prices for common tests and procedures to help keep costs down, administration officials said.

Although it's rare, some puppies are born with heart conditions that should be detected and treated as soon as possible to ensure that they lead a healthy life.