Does eating organic produce reduce risk of cancer?
Do organic fruits and vegetables reduce the risk of cancer beyond conventionally grown fruits and vegetables? A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests that they do.
How Fox Valley Marathon participants stay motivatedOn Sunday morning, roughly 3,000 runners will take off in downtown St. Charles for the 10th annual Fox Valley Marathon, Half Marathon and Final Fall 20. And they'll all have their own reasons for doing it.
Restaurants fete Jewish New Year with special Rosh Hashanah dinnersHappy New Year! For those who celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year holiday includes festive meals featuring sweet delicacies. Starting at sundown Sunday, Sept. 29, some suburban restaurants are hosting special dinners to celebrate.
What to do if you think your child is being bulliedIf your child comes to you about bullying, take that seriously. Most schools have a procedure for handling claims that a student is being bullied, and it usually is best to start there.
Constable: Suburbanite with diabetes pinch-hits for Santo, 'my hero'With today being the last regular season home game at Wrigley Field, I'm reminded of how Chicago Cubs legend Ron Santo could be counted on most seasons to raise money every fall for research into a cure for Type 1 diabetes, instead of having to broadcast postseason games.
Only 22 percent of bicyclists in severe accidents were wearing helmetsAlthough head injuries from biking accidents can be severe, most adults don't wear helmets. Only 22 percent of adults seriously injured while biking were using a helmet at the time of their accident, according to information from the National Trauma Data Bank.
Northwest Community Hospital's 60th anniversary gala raises money for cancer careOfficials with Northwest Community Hospital described Saturday night's 60th anniversary gala as historic. Even before guests arrived, the event had raised more than $1 million to launch its cancer care capital campaign.
79-year-old Geneva man has run 544 marathons. His favorite? 'The last one I finished.'At 79 years old, Bill Rex of Geneva has run 544 marathons, and he has no intention of slowing down. With races lined up through the end of the year, he'll make it to at least 550 by the time he turns 80 in January. But he's not worried about meeting any specific milestones.
Algonquin restaurant holding fundraiser for employee's family facing health issuesStress, chaos and uncertainty have overtaken Gilberts resident April Taylor's life since her husband was admitted to the hospital July 31. Now, her co-workers at the Village Vintner Winery, Brewery & Restaurant are stepping in to help.
Starry Night Walk Sunday supports kids battling brain tumorsThe Starry Night Walk to Cure Childhood Brain Tumors returns Sunday, Sept. 22, as nearly 1,000 people are expected to converge on Arlington International Racecourse to support children battling pediatric brain tumors.
Millions of Americans take aspirin daily, but some probably shouldn'tMillions of Americans take low-dose aspirin daily without a doctor's advice. However, the daily use of aspirin by those without cardiovascular issues runs counter to current medical guidelines,
Through the Film Magnifier: Ozzy Osbourne, Ronnie Howard, Belly Dancing, Pony Paper Delivery and more