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  • First mosquito carrying West Nile virus confirmed in Illinois

    The Illinois Department of Health confirmed Friday a mosquito tested positive for West Nile virus in Illinois.
    May 29, 2015 - 9:28 pm
  • First mosquito carrying West Nile virus confirmed in Illinois

    The Illinois Department of Health confirmed Friday that a mosquito tested positive for West Nile virus in Illinois.
    May 29, 2015 - 3:52 pm
  • Allergies 101 with Fox Valley Medicine

    According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 50 million or 1 in 5 Americans suffer from all types of allergies. It is the ...
    May 28, 2015 - 1:02 pm
  • Free diabetic screening offered in Batavia on Saturday, June 3

    BATAVIA – A free diabetic retinopathy screening for those with diabetes, or those at risk for diabetes, will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, ...
    May 27, 2015 - 1:25 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Elburn Lions offer free eye screenings, pizza, ice cream

    ELBURN – The Elburn Lions Club has planned a full day of eye screenings to coincide with its monthly spaghetti dinner event Tuesday at the club’s loca ...
    May 19, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Residents prepare for high pollen counts this year

    Residents with allergies likely are not going to get any relief from Mother Nature this year, according to area pollen count data.
    May 14, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • No other TB cases reported at business in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – No additional active tuberculosis cases have been discovered at a business in St. Charles following one confirmed case in April, a Kane ...
    May 14, 2015 - 8:52 pm
  • Managing Stress With Fox Valley Medicine, Ltd.

    At some point in our lives, many people have been faced with stress. It can happen when we are faced with positive or negative changes. The changes ca ...
    May 14, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • Senior Health & Fitness Day Health Fair at The Holmstad

    BATAVIA – The 22nd annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day is Wednesday, May 27, and on that day The Holmstad is sponsoring a free Senior Health & ...
    May 11, 2015 - 5:03 pm
  • City of St. Charles to host blood drive

    ST. CHARLES – The city of St. Charles will host a blood drive from noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, at the Municipal Building, 2 E. Main St., St. Cha ...
    May 11, 2015 - 3:43 pm
  • Elburn mom fights through pain of husband's death, still feels blessed

    ELBURN – Becky Loske said her husband was a runner, fit and healthy, and she said there was no indication that would change one day in December 2011. ...
    May 8, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Teens to promote no-smoking policy in St. Charles parks

    ST. CHARLES – Members of a St. Charles Park District program Tuesday will push for a smoke-free parks ordinance for the city, according to a news rele ...
    May 6, 2015 - 9:47 pm
  • Worker tests positive for tuberculosis at business in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – An employee of a business in St. Charles has tested positive for tuberculosis, or TB, a Kane County Health Department spokesman confirme ...
    May 7, 2015 - 8:29 am