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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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Health Department Observes National Recreational Water Illness Prevention Week

The week preceding Memorial Day has been designated as National Recreational Water Illness Prevention Week. This year, the observance will take place May 21-27. In … 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 ›

Dr. Benjamin C. Johnson is an otolaryngologist with Lake County ENT/Head & Neck Specialists in Libertyville
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Seeking a Specialist to Help the Young and Restless

For Nicole Sesi of Libertyville, it all started with an ear infection that was making her two-and-a-half-year-old daughter miserable. Even with multiple rounds of antibiotics, … Read more ›

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Lake County One of "Cleanest U.S. Counties" for Particle Pollution

The American Lung Association released its 13th annual State of the Air 2012 report that grades cities and counties based on the number of days … 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 ›

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Vista to Host Health Fair & Fashion Show May 10

Women of all ages are invited to celebrate Mother’s Day a few days early so they can attend a free health fair and fashion show … Read more ›

Planet Beach is Celebrating Our Sweet Sixteen !
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Planet Beach Is Celebrating Our Sweet Sixteen !

Planet Beach is Celebrating Our Sweet Sixteen! Of All The Years To Celebrate, This One Out Shines The Rest. Now’s the time to see how … Read more ›

116 sickened in nationwide salmonella outbreak

A nationwide salmonella outbreak has now sickened 116 people, with a new case reported in Illinois, federal health officials said Wednesday. The newest case in … Read more ›

Anne Rearnkham, left, is rappelling for lung health in memory of the mother of her friend Joy Latz (right).
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Round Lake resident to step over the edge for lung health

When Anne Rearnkham experienced complications from a blood transfusion in January, her blood oxygen levels dipped so low that even speaking in a whisper left … Read more ›