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  • Believe Project: $100 for someone who tends to the homeless and now her ill husband and sister Mar 30, 2015 5:31 AM
    The daily winner of $100 through the Believe Project is Ann Zwolski of Bartlett, who will give it to Diane, a woman who helps feed the homeless and takes care of her ill husband and sister, so that she may pamper herself.

  • Muslim family carves chair for Pope Francis' Bosnia visit Mar 30, 2015 8:35 AM
    Muslim family carves special chair to seat Pope Francis during his visit to Bosnia

  • Big and brutish, yet Raminator is surprisingly swift Mar 30, 2015 12:00 AM
    Mark Hall saw firsthand at an early age the thrill of coming in first place. He grew up and lives in downstate Champaign, where his dad was a motorcycle race announcer.

  • Despite aches, pains, Fittest Loser contestants seeing results Mar 30, 2015 6:30 AM
    In the past five weeks, contestants have been participating in a rigorous exercise program at Push Fitness in Schaumburg, which is co-hosting the 12-week competition with the Daily Herald. They’ve already made a number of positive self-discoveries. An increase in energy, significant weight loss and an overall sense of better health are among the benefits. At the same time, they are paying for it with sore muscles, aches and pains.

  • New Fittest Loser regimen brings a few surprises Mar 30, 2015 6:30 AM
    While she originally thought that all that exercise was going to eventually cripple her, Kat Zeman has learned she actually likes weight training.

  • Fittest Loser At Work teams motivated by results, each other Mar 30, 2015 6:00 AM
    Contestants in the Fittest Loser At Work Challenge are beginning to see results. In Week 5 of the challenge, they are reporting an increase in energy, significant weight loss and an overall desire for a healthier lifestyle.

  • Stress Management 101 Mar 30, 2015 5:45 AM
    If you have too much stress in your life, it can lead to health problems such as heart disease, chest pain, high blood pressure and even hair loss. Try using some of these ways to reduce stress.

  • Oven roasted tofu Mar 30, 2015 5:45 AM
    Try this recipe for oven roasted tofu.

  • World Backup Day Mar 30, 2015 5:45 AM
    March 31 is World Backup Day and a great time to take a moment and ensure you back up your important files.

  • An apple a day may not keep the doctor away, study says Mar 30, 2015 9:19 AM
    Forget the proverb: An apple a day doesn't necessarily keep the doctor away, new study finds

  • Exercising critically ill patients may help speed recovery Mar 30, 2015 10:31 AM
    HEALTHBEAT: Exercise may help speed recovery for some ICU patients medically able to try

  • New craft beer festival to help financially ailing Gurnee American Legion Mar 30, 2015 10:15 AM
    Craft beer may wind up providing a financial lifeline for Gurnee American Legion Post 771. Village officials are organizing an Oct. 3 craft beer festival as a fundraiser for the post, instead of allowing video gambling as a revenue source.

  • Should wedding date close to parent’s death be postponed? Mar 29, 2015 4:00 AM
    Q. My fiance and I have planned our wedding for May 2. My fiance’s father has been battling cancer, and he just took a turn for the worse this past weekend. His doctor is giving him only a few days left to live.

  • Woman’s breast reduction surgery boosts self-esteem Mar 29, 2015 7:00 AM
    After years of large, heavy breasts making her life difficult, Mary Ann Anderson decided to have breast reduction surgery.

  • How chef gets kids to eat their fruits, vegs Mar 29, 2015 7:00 AM
    In schools where trained chefs jazzed up fare, children ate more fruits and vegetables — and the schools themselves saved money, according to a study released online Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics

  • How to donate Mar 29, 2015 7:30 AM
    How to donate

  • Pope prays for Alps plane crash victims Mar 29, 2015 7:00 AM
    Pope prays for plane crash victims; French official hopes for recovery of bodies within week

  • Make overnight guests fell at ease Mar 29, 2015 12:01 AM
    It is common to stress out about hosting overnight visitors, but those living in a confined space seem to worry most. While everyone hopes their small space will provide the appeal of a charming bed and breakfast, if the accommodations are a sleeper sofa, the reality is far from perfect.

  • New home’s ‘noises’ won’t be easy to silence Mar 29, 2015 1:00 AM
    Q. We live in a 16-month-old house. There are noises coming from pipes in two areas: the water heater — a few thumps happen each time water starts to flow; and the furnace — two pipes go from the furnace up through the ceiling, and there is a lot of creaking going on when the furnace is on, which is most of the winter here in the Chicago area.

  • Britain to offer all infants meningitis B vaccine Mar 29, 2015 10:09 AM
    Britain to offer all infants meningitis B vaccine after reaching price deal with GSK

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