Families describe challenges from rising cost of insulin
U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood says rising insulin costs are putting diabetes patients in her district at risk. "The market's broken, and while we've taken steps in Congress this year to decrease prescription drug costs, we need to do so much more," she said Monday.
$25,000 Pickleball tournament coming to NapervilleA first-time tournament offering "big-time money" in the fast-growing sport of pickleball is kicking off Wednesday in Naperville.
Natural education: Stillman Nature Center interns get hands-on field experienceHawks, great horned owls and peregrine falcons. Oh, my! Those are just a few of the birds of prey at the Stillman Nature Center in South Barrington that are breaking in the new college interns this summer.
Common KonMari challenges and how to overcome themOrganization queen Marie Kondo is everywhere; she has published two best-selling books, graced the streaming screen and inspired numerous home-goods lines dedicated to keeping everything in your house in place. It's easy to think the KonMari method is a simple solution to a messy life. But KonMari isn't easy.
Florida expert flies to Chicago to help catch alligatorAn expert from Florida has been summoned to Chicago to help authorities catch an elusive alligator in a public lagoon.
How Loaves & Fishes in Naperville grew from helping 8 families in 1984 to 4,650 last yearIn 35 years of providing food to people in need in Naperville, "almost nothing" is the same for Loaves & Fishes Community Services.
A healthy lifestyle may offset genetic risk for Alzheimer'sNew research suggests that a healthy lifestyle can cut the risk of developing Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia even if you have genes that raise your risk for these diseases.
Thieves see bonanza in Prime DayPrime Day's limited 48-hour window creates a concentrated opening for "porch pirates" to make their move.
'We did that, that boot print,' says Rolling Meadows designer of Apollo 11 spacesuitsAfter spending nearly eight years and thousands of hours designing, testing and refining the spacesuits worn by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, engineer Bob Davidson of Rolling Meadows remembers the emotions of 50 years ago when his work ended up on the moon.
Boss' refusal to address employee's odor doesn't pass the smell testAt minimum, this is a matter of one employee being allowed to disrupt working conditions, intentionally or not, for multiple colleagues. You don't want to embarrass or gang up on him, but you also can't pretend the problem doesn't exist.
Stocking up for school can be eco-friendly -- and economicalYou can be gentle with the planet and respectful of your wallet. Start by widening your idea of what's "green."
Through the Film Magnifier: Barry Manilow, Deadheads, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Connors, a fishing derby and more