GENEVA—Imagine repairing a hip through a few small surgical incisions, or using a patient’s owned cleansed blood cells to heal damaged tissue.
SYCAMORE—The following events are held at the Kishwaukee Community Hospital Cancer Center. For more information, call (815) 748-2958 or visit www.kishhospital.org/programs.
Geneva—On Saturday, Feb. 19, Ed and Karen French hosted the 6th Annual Winter Wine Festival, benefiting the LivingWell Cancer Resource Center.
Christopher George, MD, of LaGrange Oncology Associates/Delnor Hospital, and Sandra Hunter, Registered Dietician of Delnor Hospital will present “The Truth about Vitamins and Supplements in Cancer Treatment,” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22
GENEVA—Fox Valley Volunteer Hospice is offering Cherished Children, a support group for parents whose child has died, from March 16 to April 27, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the FVVH offices, 200 Whitfield Drive in Geneva.
GENEVA—It’s a consensus: the majority of American adults don’t get the recommended seven to eight hours of sleep a night.
GENEVA—Fox Valley Volunteer Hospice, a nonprofit organization offering support for those with life-threatening illnesses and the bereaved, will offer a series of programs in March for those who have experienced the death of a family member or friend.
SPRINGFIELD—Some emergencies, like last week’s blizzard, come with advance warning. Others, like a tornado or earthquake, may strike with little or no warning.
KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department announced the release of “Fit Kids 2020 Plan,” a 51-page document that outlines the strategies required to reverse childhood obesity in Kane County over the next decade.
ELBURN—This month’s community event, sponsored by the Elburn Lions Club on Jan. 26, featured counselors from The Center for Rural Psychology in Elburn who spoke on the subject of bullying.
MAPLE PARK—Do you know someone who could benefit from a social skills group? Blazing Prairie Stars, a therapy barn in Maple Park, is offering a Friendship Connection program to give a leg-up to children who struggle in their relationships with others. There are currently openings for new children.
SPRINGFIELD—The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is reminding snowmobile operators and riders to take extra caution this year as the snow begins to fall in Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD—The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting that flu activity has increased to the “regional level,” meaning that many regions in Illinois are reporting recent laboratory-confirmed influenza.
GENEVA—To start out the new year with hope, Fox Valley Volunteer Hospice is offering programs in January to help families cope with a death loss, and to help those who have lost a life partner move on.
DEKALB—The following are programs offered by the DeKalb County Hospice:
GENEVA—Attention parents of adolescent teens: Join TriCity Family Services for a Parent Support & Education Series presentation, “Parenting Difficult Adolescents,” which will be presented in two parts …
Geneva/Winfield—Delnor Health System (Delnor) and Central DuPage Health (CDH) this week announced they have signed a definitive agreement to merge.
SPRINGFIELD—The holiday season often includes gathering with friends and family for holiday dinners, office parties or other celebrations. But those get-togethers may also include an unwanted guest: food poisoning.
CHICAGO—The Illinois Department of Human Services’ (IDHS) Division of Mental Health (DMH) urges Illinois residents to take extra time this holiday season to tend to their mental health.
GENEVA—Antibiotic resistance is a widespread problem and one that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls “one of the world’s most pressing public health concerns.”