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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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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 ›

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McHenry resident presented with Nursing Excellence award by Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital

Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital awarded Julianne Brennan, RN, of McHenry the “Professional Practice Evaluation” Nursing Excellence award at this year’s Nurses’ Week luncheon. Brennan works … 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 ›

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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 ›

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Chicago White Sox Medical Team Addresses Dangers of Over Practice for Young Athletes During Free May 10 Webinar

Hinsdale/Western Springs Physicians and Chicago White Sox Assistant Athletic Trainer Discuss Rise in Injuries and Prevention Strategies for Overhead Athletes CHICAGO, IL, May 3, 2012 … Read more ›

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Martial arts – the elixir of success in any sport or activity

Many sports and other activities are mutually supportive in terms of developing the physical capacity and coordination to compete and/or succeed. Consider NFL athletes, such … Read more ›

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Belly Dancing in the Grove

Looking for a way to get in shape, connect with others and celebrate the divine feminine within yourself all at once? Welcome to Belly Dancing … Read more ›

Chris Hammerlund
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Maybe laughter is the best cure of all

THE NURSE IS IN By Chris Hammerlund This being National Humor Month, it’s a pretty good month to remember one of your Illinois neighbors, Hunter … Read more ›

Terry Mazurkiewicz of McHenry is participating in his first Walk MS event on May 6 in Lake in the Hills.
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McHenry Resident Terry Mazurkiewicz Raising Awareness, Funds to Help End Multiple Sclerosis

After 20 years, Terry Mazurkiewicz has found a way to use his sales and marketing experience for a cause near and dear to his heart … Read more ›