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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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Fun Ways to Exercise Outdoors in the Good Old Summertime

Summer is really here, and you want to take advantage of the warmer weather by exercising outside. But you’re tired of the same old jogging … Read more ›

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Avoid Heat-Related Illnesses When Exercising Outdoors this Summer

It’s finally warm enough to exercise outside on a regular basis. Woo hoo! However, when exercising outdoors when it’s hot and humid, make sure you … Read more ›

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Hundreds of cyclists will rida at Tour de Cure in Chicago's western suburbs

CHICAGO, June 4, 2012— The American Diabetes Association is hosting its annual charity cycling event, Tour de Cure, on Sunday, June 10 at Wheaton Warrenville … Read more ›

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Experience Yoga's Many Health Benefits (Part 2)

In addition to helping to manage stress and anxiety, practicing yoga has other health benefits, including: increased physical fitness, help in managing chronic health conditions, … Read more ›

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Near-record crowd at 31st JPMorgan Chase & Co. Corporate Challenge

Last week, on May 24, was the 31st annual JPMorgan Chase & Co. Corporate Challenge where a crowd near 23,030 participants from 628 companies gathered … 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 ›

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Fun in the Sun: Top 17 Safety Tips

Memorial Day is almost upon us, and it looks like it’s going to be sunny and hot for a good part of the holiday weekend. … Read more ›

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Experience Yoga's Many Health Benefits (Part 1)

Want to reduce stress and improve your health? You may want to try yoga. Yoga has been around for more than 5,000 years and about … Read more ›

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Navistar goes green for yet another year at JP Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge

With Memorial Day right around the corner, everyone’s kicking it into high gear to achieve their fitness goals, even at the workplace! Longtime JP Morgan … Read more ›