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  • Mom's front yard tombstones urge drug overdose awareness

    ELMHURST – For Cheryl Cummings, the tombstones covering her lawn don't simply represent the 100 drug overdose deaths that occur every day across the c ...
    Aug. 2, 2014 - 4:10 pm
  • Healthy Lombard secures grant from state health department

    LOMBARD – The Healthy Lombard Foundation was recently awarded a grant through the Illinois Department of Public Health's State Health Improvement Prog ...
    July 31, 2014 - 5:16 am
  • Elmhurst resident, Lombard race chairwoman receives Susan G. Komen award

    ELMHURST – Joan Knippen of Elmhurst recently received the Susan G. Komen Chicagoland Area Promise of One award.
    July 30, 2014 - 10:07 am
  • Joliet hospital offers innovative treatment for liver cancer

    JOLIET – In what may sound like a futuristic scenario, a local cancer patient just received a shot of millions of tiny, perfectly round glass spheres, ...
    July 28, 2014 - 8:08 pm
  • Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center to host health resources fair

    JOLIET – Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center will host a Community Youth Resource Fair, 2 to 5 p.m. Aug. 6, in Auditoriums A & B at the Medical Cente ...
    July 28, 2014 - 8:08 pm
  • CD & ME hosts Par Fore the Cause benefit concert

    FRANKFORT – At 1 p.m. Saturday, C.D. and Me, 23320 S. LaGrange Road, Frankfort, will host a benefit concert organized by Dan and Gina Hampton’s charit ...
    July 28, 2014 - 8:05 pm
  • Berwyn offers residents free health clinic

    BERWYN – The Berwyn Public Health District and Berwyn Township will host the 34th annual Health Fair to from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 6 at the Health Di ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • Do you suffer from a herniated disc or a suspected bulging in that area?

    If you suffer from a herniated disc or a suspected bulging perhaps you can relate to these below mentioned items:
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • Gathering Lighthouse seeks to help all comers

    LOMBARD – For 20 years, June May Kortum had envisioned a unique space where people seeking spiritual and emotional counsel could come to get their liv ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • Elmhurst Memorial Hospital seeks therapy dogs

    ELMHURST – Dogs are needed for Elmhurst Memorial Hospital's Animal-Assisted Therapy program.The prog ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • West Chicago Park District awarded $2.5M for new sports facility

    WEST CHICAGO – A $2.5 million grant will help the West Chicago Park District build a indoor sports facility in Reed Keppler Community Park.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • Healthy Villa Park event set for Centennial Celebration

    VILLA PARK – A Healthy Villa Park initiative will be held Aug. 8 at the Villa Park Historical Society and Visitors Center, 220 S. Villa Ave., as part ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • Elmhurst Memorial seeks local residents for volunteer council

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Memorial Hospital is seeking Lombard and Villa Park residents to fill openings on its Patient/Family Advisory Council. The council ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • Robotic patients help train first responders, students

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst College nursing students routinely practice simulations with robotic patients, but this week the Elmhurst Fire Department joined t ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • Berwyn Public Health District to host Kid’s Health Fair

    BERWYN – The Berwyn Public Health District will hold its first Kid’s Health Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 22, at the district's offices, 6600 W. 26t ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 am
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