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Storm the Stadium

Storm the Stadium, the next big conquest in extreme sports, is challenging participants on September 22 in Chicago at the legendary Soldiers Field. Join in … Read more ›

L-R: U.S. Deputy Surgeon General RADM Boris Lushniak, MCMRC Liz Hackett, CDR Patrick Denis
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Children’s Health & Safety Fair is Coming!

“Makin’ a Splash!” is the theme of the 22nd annual McHenry County Children’s Health & Safety Fair which will be held at McHenry County College, … Read more ›

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Hot weather sets the stage for West Nile virus

The recent hot, dry weather creates the optimal conditions for the Culex mosquito which can carry the West Nile virus (WNV). Residents should protect themselves … Read more ›

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A total approach helped McHenry County man achieve his goals on reality television fitness show

For McHenry County resident Craig Asbach, the decision to make a commitment and participate in the "Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is" reality television … Read more ›

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New-old Bike Haven offers fun and fit lifestyle assistance

Do you know the biggest difference between a bicycle and a car? One burns gasoline, the other burns calories. Both factors make a trip to … Read more ›

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Relay For Life of South McHenry County June 8

For many volunteers, the upcoming American Cancer Society Relay For Life of South McHenry County, scheduled for June 8 at McHenry County College in Crystal … Read more ›

Jason Becker
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Wauconda local raises support for people with lung disease

Wauconda local Jason Becker was a smoker for most of his adult life, but now dedicates his efforts to raising awareness and donations for lung … 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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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 ›

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Special Olympian Inspires Others to Get Fit and Test Their Limit

Chicago, IL — 22-year-old, 5-foot-tall Marc Isabel is quite a celebrity at Charter Fitness of Sycamore. In fact, he is an inspiration to people to … Read more ›