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  • Local physical therapist/athletic trainer says to not push young athletes too hard

    SHOREWOOD – Recent Joliet West High School graduate Anthony DiNardo knows all about the effects repetitive throws can have on a body.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:53 pm
  • Elmhurst Memorial Hospital recognized by American Heart Association

    ELMHURST – The American Heart Association has recognized Elmhurst Memorial Hospital for implementing specific quality improvement measures for patient ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Plainfield cancer survivor takes part in ‘Celebrate Life’

    PLAINFIELD – On June 6, Karen Herrmann of Plainfield an ovarian cancer survivor, joined more than 100 cancer survivors for an emotional and momentous ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • A self-proclaimed dental nerd

    JOLIET – To say that Joliet dentist Dr. Daniel Streitz, Jr. is a dental nerd is not pushing it.It’s ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • Batavia won’t charge for lift assists

    BATAVIA – Batavia aldermen have decided the city should not charge for assisting people who have fallen and need help getting back into a chair or bed ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • Lombard boy, 1, returns home after heart transplant

    LOMBARD – Sitting comfortably on a rug in the living room of his family's home along Grace Street on Wednesday morning, 16-month-old Jace Szklanecki s ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:52 pm
  • Silver Cross Hospital implements 'The Golden Hour' program for parents and newborns

    NEW LENOX – Silver Cross Hospital’s Women and Infant Services Unit is now offering “The Golden Hour” program, an industry standard best practice, to a ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:52 pm
  • Plainfield resident elected president of autism awareness board

    PLAINFIELD – Kerri McGrail of Plainfield, a senior studying biomedical sciences in the College of Undergraduate Health Sciences at Marquette Universit ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:53 pm
  • Silver Cross Hospital’s bariatric surgery program receives re-Accreditation as Center of Excellence

    NEW LENOX – The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery has awarded Silver Cross Hospital a three-year re-certification as a Bariatric Su ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • JJC to offer diagnostic medical sonography programs

    JOLIET – Starting this fall at Joliet Junior College, students pursuing careers in the ultrasound field may now pursue an associate in applied science ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:52 pm
  • Grand Prairie students raise more than $13,000 for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

    FRANKFORT – On May 17, a successful fundraising walk by Grand Prairie Elementary School students – kindergarten through second grade – raised $13,249 ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:53 pm
  • ATI Foundation will host Metal Walk & Fun Run

    JOLIET – The ATI Foundation’s Metal Walk & Fun Run to raise funds for local children with physical impairments is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 21 at Si ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center offers new procedure for blocked arteries

    JOLIET – Barbara Brockman is looking forward to the day when her new grandson is old enough to sit in a wagon, so she can take him and his 3-year-old ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:53 pm
  • Elmhurst doctor headed to World Cup with U.S. Men's National Team

    ELMHURST – A doctor from Elmhurst will travel to Brazil this month to provide medical care for the U.S. Men's National Team during the 2014 World Cup.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Coalition offers free balance classes to New Lenox residents

    NEW LENOX – When Daniel Martin, public safety division chief at the New Lenox Police Department, was appalled when he saw the statistics on how many s ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:52 pm
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