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Manteno podiatrist steps out in the Boston Marathon

Dr. Robert Martin, a Manteno based podiatrist, could almost host a small marathon with all of the patients from the area that he’s served since … Read more ›

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Top Urology Award Named After Claredon Hills Doctor

The American Urological Association (AUA) has named its top education award after Claredon Hills resident Robert C. Flanigan, MD, chair of the Department of Urology … Read more ›

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New Clarendon Hills Park District Staff Member Always Had Her "Hart" Set on Recreation Career

Jessica Hart's very first job as a high school student was with the City of Elgin's Parks and Recreation Department. Working in her hometown of … Read more ›

Nancy Delaney hits returns a shot to her daughter, Taylor, during a recent session of Tennis in No Time at Midtown Athletic Club in Willowbrook. (Photo by Dave Silbar, SilbarPR)
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Clarendon Hills Mother, Daughter Find Quality Time Together on Court

When Clarendon Hills’ Nancy Delaney was looking for a way to spend more time with her 19-year-old daughter, she came across a tennis program at … Read more ›

Rep. Sara Feigenholtz, seen here last October, is sponsoring a bill that cuts health care for the poor. (E. Jason Wambsgans / October 27, 2011)

Health care cuts gain steam in Illinois House

House lawmakers today pushed forward with deep cuts in the state’s health-care system for the poor, a plan that the fate of the state’s overall budget … Read more ›

A floodwater mosquito, left, and a culex mosquito at the Northwest Mosquito Abatement District in June 2011. The culex can carry the West Nile Virus whereas the floodwater is more of a pest, officials say. (Keri Wiginton, Chicago Tribune / May 23, 2012)

Mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus found in DuPage

Mosquitoes that tested positive for West Nile virus were found in five DuPage County communities this month, the county health department announced Wednesday. Mosquitoes that … Read more ›

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Clinical Trials are key to finding a cure for Alzheimer’s disease

Clinical trials are the engine that powers medical progress. Through clinical trials, researchers test new ways to detect, treat and prevent Alzheimer's disease and related … Read more ›

1st Illinois bird, mosquitoes test positive for West Nile this year

The first bird and mosquito batches of the year have tested positive for West Nile virus in Illinois. The Illinois Department of Public Health said … Read more ›

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American Cancer Society Increases Funding to $5.5 Million for Illinois Researchers

Illinois scientists at the forefront of cancer research will receive more than $5.5 million from the Illinois Division of the American Cancer Society this year. … Read more ›

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Study: People Raised in Rural Environments Less Likely to Develop Allergies

A newly published study conducted at the University of Helsinki confirms that people who grow up in rural environments are less likely to develop autoimmune … Read more ›