Edward Hospital's SHARE support group helps parents who have lost a baby during pregnancy
Every year, many expectant families leave the hospital without their baby in their arms, lost due to miscarriage, stillbirth or other complications. Edward Hospital offers a team of nurses, social workers and chaplains to offer support to grieving families during this time of unbearable loss.
Free at-home COVID-19 test kits are back. Here's how to get yours.Monday marked the return of free at-home COVID-19 tests from the federal government, a move that comes amid an uptick in patients hospitalized with the virus.
Festivals Sept. 29-Oct. 5: Oktoberfests, DuPage Comic Con, Fall Fests and moreFans of fall can revel in all things autumn at a variety of fall festivals, Oktoberfests, pumpkin fests, haunted houses and more happening across the suburbs.
Cook County announces $3M for free solar panel installationsCook County announced $3 million in funding Monday for its no-cost residential Sun and Save program, which installs free solar systems for income-qualified homeowners.
New life (and name) for a suburban classic: Hotelier, village are reviving Indian Lakes ResortIndian Lakes Resort faced an uncertain future when the hotel property went up for sale two years ago. But the Frank Lloyd Wright-influenced resort is showing signs of new life as hotel renovations progress and Bloomingdale leaders finalize plans for a golf course redo.
Huntley woman raises butterflies to release into the wildGerriann Gerritsen of Huntley has released more than 300 butterflies that she has raised this year. She's currently releasing the last of her butterflies.
Oakton College celebrates Hispanic heritage with free eventsOakton College in Des Plaines is marking Hispanic Heritage Month by holding free public events and supporting local Latino food vendors and business owners.
Cricket mania: Why centuries-old sport is bowling over the suburbsCricket, an international, centuries-old English sport especially popular in India and Pakistan, is growing in the suburbs, particularly among South Asian immigrants and their children. Suburban communities are taking notice and rising to the demand.
'It takes everybody on board': Volo Bog supporters seek stewards for rare plants and animalsA new volunteer effort is being organized to protect Volo Bog's unique habitat and rare and endangered species.
How private patient advocates can work with doctorsIn an ideal world, the doctor is also the patient advocate. Physicians inhabit a place of privilege in our society, and that brings with it responsibilities not only to patients, but also to the larger community and the health care system as a whole.
Jump scares: Suburban haunted houses serve up Halloween screams for intrepid fansNot for the faint of heart, suburban haunted houses open this weekend with enough chills and thrills, blood and guts, mayhem and horror to satisfy even the most intrepic haunt enthusiast.