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  • Elmhurst Memorial president honored for community service

    ELMHURST – The president and CEO of Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare was recently honored with a community service award.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 am
  • Silver Cross surgeons making their mark

    NEW LENOX – Darnella Washington’s heavy menstrual periods were interfering with her job as a certified nurse assistant and she soon found out why.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 am
  • Laser Therapy Center opens in Minooka

    MINOOKA – Dr. Joann L. Maruszak has opened Minooka Laser Therapy Center at 524 West Mondamin St., Minooka, in the same building where Maruszak has pra ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:36 am
  • Sen. Cullerton, state Senate vote to broaded heroin task force

    VILLA PARK – Backed by State Sen. Tom Cullerton (D-Villa Park), the Illinois Senate Wednesday passed a plan to expand the scope of a task force that s ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 am
  • Elmhurst foundation to host annual golf fundraiser

    ELMHURST – Registration is open for One Small Voice Foundation's 14th annual Golf Outing.The Elmhurs ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:36 am
  • Kids climb aboard at health, safety fair in Grayslake

    GRAYSLAKE – Climbing on a fire engine and sitting behind the wheel of a police squad car were highlights for kids Saturday at Northwestern Grayslake's ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:36 am
  • Cholesterol screening appointments available

    HARVARD – Appointments are still available for a cholesterol screening, sponsored by the McHenry County Department of Health, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. M ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 am
  • Fifth mumps case reported this year in Lake County

    There’s no concern of wide-spread outbreak after another local case of mumps was recently reported, according to the Lake County Health Department.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:36 am
  • Couple delivers baby along I-88 en route to Elmhurst Hospital

    Last week, Liz Shishkoff's sister was in town and gave she and her husband, Ray, a book, suggesting he read the chapter about what to do if you have t ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:42 am
  • Elmhurst Memorial Hospital to host Asthma Day event

    ELMHURST – In recognition of World Asthma Day, Elmhurst Memorial Hospital will host a day of asthma awareness and care.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:42 am
  • Elmhurst Memorial Home Health, Hospice services joins Residential Home Health

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Memorial Home Health and Elmhurst Memorial Hospice have become part of Residential Home Health.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:41 am
  • Elmhurst family to march with its babies in Naperville

    ELMHURST – Last year, Meghan and Andrew Beatty of Elmhurst walked in the March for Babies while their premature twins, Benjamin and Jacob, fought for ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:41 am
  • FoodCamp works to clean up your plate, lifestyle

    LOMBARD – Kick-starting healthy lifestyles is the overall goal of FoodCamp, a 21-day program beginning next month at Custom Fit in Lombard.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:42 am
  • Police departments to participate in 'National Drug Take Back Day'

    Several local police stations will serve as drop-off locations from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday during the National Drug Take Back Day.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:41 am
  • District 48 to offer free developmental screenings

    VILLA PARK – Salt Creek School District 48 will conduct a free developmental screening for children ages 3 to 5 on May 2 at Salt Creek Primary School, ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:42 am
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