Even this close to Thanksgiving, there are travel deals to be found
OMG! Thanksgiving is 10 days away, and you haven't booked a flight, bus, or rental car! Breathe. And read our tips to get there without paying a fortune.
Wheaton teen eager to return to the running trail after hip arthroscopyHesitant at first to join her family's affinity for distance running, 16-year old Emma Dixon of Wheaton was soon hooked. However, a painful hip threatened to derail her newfound passion. Following arthroscopic surgery to repair a torn labrum at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Dixon is eager to get back out on the running trail.
Lights, cameras, interaction: Exploring Chicago's Instagrammable Wndr museumChicago's Wndr museum is the city's latest example of a nationwide trend: Public spaces that are highly immersive, experiential and, above all, Instagrammable.
November is courtship time for deer in forest preservesNovember is the rutting season of our state mammal, the white-tailed deer. Known also as "the rut," it's the breeding season when amorous bucks seek does with all the determination of shoppers on Black Friday.
How to avoid overeating during the holidaysWith the holiday season quickly approaching, it's a great time to review the most successful habits that can help you stay healthy even when you're surrounded by temptations from now through New Year's. Regardless of what style of eating you consider healthy -- keto, vegan, paleo -- those who have mastered their dietary health share the following common practices. And you should too.
From swimming pools to theater outings, local senior communities help you stay activeMost people who regularly work with senior citizens agree that keeping people's minds and bodies active is the secret to good health and happiness as we age. That is why senior residential communities in the suburbs have invested in state-of-the-art fitness centers, indoor swimming pools and landscaped walking paths.
How to live a full life with early Alzheimer'sOnce that dreaded word -- Alzheimer's -- is uttered about you by a physician, it is time to take immediate action.
Two missing gut microbes could influence mental healthRecognition of the link between emotions and the gut is so ancient, it's been hard-wired into our language. There's a gut feeling, going with your gut, butterflies in your stomach and a sinking feeling. New research seems to support this connection.
With holidays arriving, now is the time to build winter containersRemove frostbitten plants from containers and hanging baskets and replace them with evergreen boughs, branches with colorful berries and interesting seedheads from perennials and ornamental grasses.
Know the symptoms of diabetes in your childEarly detection of diabetes in children is important. Much of the danger of the disease is that it can often go undiagnosed until damage is done, as the symptoms for both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes are subtle and can be easily overlooked.
As smartphones begin using scanned IDs, skeptics cite glitches, misuse and a growing surveillance cultureA small but passionate group of smartphone owners are resisting the recent wave of biometric security features, such as Apple's facial recognition technology and Samsung's iris and facial scans. Instead, they're sticking with passcodes or unlock patterns.