Older U.S. adults should roll up their sleeves for another COVID-19 shot, even if they received a booster in the fall, an influential government advisory panel said Wednesday, Feb. 28.

Older U.S. adults should get another COVID-19 shot, health officials recommend

CDC officials say older adults should get another COVID-19 booster, even if they got a booster in the fall.

Lila Lu Sang heirloom carrots are deep purple on the outside and bright orange on the inside. The carrots are sweet, tasty and nutrient-dense.

New varieties of tried-and-true vegetables invite gardeners to experiment

If you’re looking to grow nutritious, delicious veggies this summer, check out some new varieties that garden writer Jessica Damiano finds enticing for 2024 growing season.

Entry to the proposed Diveheart education and research facility in North Chicago. The world’s deepest warm water therapy pool is the centerpiece of the $300 million plan.

Nonprofit plans to take therapeutic scuba deeper with $300 million proposal

A Downers Grove-based nonprofit is fundraising for a $300 million underwater education and research facility in North Chicago envisioned as a worldwide attraction for tho...

Baking fail? There’s a good chance one of these 5 things went wrong

Based on my experience, if something went wrong in your baking, there’s a good chance it’s because of one of these five things.

Air Fryer Grilled Cheese with Pepper Jelly and Ham Sandwich.

The best grilled cheese is made in your air fryer

Grilled cheese is one of the first things many of us learned to cook. It’s the kind of meal you can throw together out of desperation or plan with precision and care. Now try it in the air fryer and it will blow your mind.

Grief & healing: The first days and weeks after a loss

The first days and weeks after the loss of a loved one are the difficult first steps in long journey of coping with grief.

Warm winter: Experts weigh in on what’s causing unseasonable temps, what to expect

The Chicago area is closing out what could be its warmest February ever, and the signs are clear: Trees are leafing out, once-dormant plants are peeking up through the gr...