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Health

  • Learning About Kidney Disease

    Did you know that one in three American adults are at risk for kidney disease? The kidneys filter your blood, removing wastes and extra water to make ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 10:22 am
  • Tips For a Healthy Pregnancy

    You just found out that you are pregnant and one of the first thing you research is ways to have a healthy pregnancy. According to the U.S. Department ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Heart Disease and You

    Heart disease is the number one killer of men and women, according to the American Heart Association.  This disease can be attributed to lifestyle fac ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 1:14 pm
  • Don’t Forget Your Back to School Dental Check-up

    The beginning of August means the start of the new school year. It not only means buying school supplies but also dental checkups. According to the Am ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 1:50 pm
  • Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile in 4 Kane County locations

    CAMPTON TOWNSHIP – The Kane County Health Department this week collected four batches of mosquitoes that tested positive for West Nile Virus, includin ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 7:37 pm
  • Illinois' first West Nile virus case in 2015 reported in downstate St. Clair County

    The Illinois Department of Public Health has confirmed the first human West Nile virus case reported in Illinois for 2015, according to a news release ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 12:49 pm
  • Presence Health announces new president

    AURORA – Presence Health has announced the selection of Michael Englehart as the new president and CEO of the health system.
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 9:54 pm
  • Geneva Park District to close fitness facilities for cleaning

    GENEVA – The Geneva Park District’s Sunset Racquetball and Fitness Center, 710 Western Ave., Geneva, will be closed for cleaning Monday through Friday ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 7:20 pm
  • Health department awarded grant for equipment to prevent heroin overdoses

    A pharmaceutical company has awarded the Kane County Health Department with a grant to obtain nearly 700 cartons of equipment used to combat heroin ov ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 7:17 pm
  • Presence Saint Joseph Hospital in Elgin to host 'Innovations in Cardiology'

    ELGIN – Medical professionals are invited to attend “Innovations in Cardiology: Heart Sounds 2015,” a one-day symposium hosted by Presence Saint Josep ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 12:11 pm