More Television, Less Exercise Linked to Walking Disabilities

More Television, Less Exercise Linked to Walking Disabilities

Older, Less Mobile Americans Having More Walking Problems Later in Life

Study is based on prospective data of self-reported diet, physical activity and sedentary behaviors for over 300,000 people ages 50-71.
Childhood Obesity Up Sharply Worldwide

Childhood Obesity Up Sharply Worldwide

Daily Routines Can be a Very Important Key

Sharp rise over last four decades for children and teenagers.
Kane County Health Department: Meijer recalls Meijer brand packaged produce due to possible health risk

Kane County Health Department: Meijer recalls Meijer brand packaged produce due to possible health risk

Potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

Recall affects products sold in Meijer stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin purchased Sept. 27 through Oct. 20.
Kane County Health Department: Recall Announced in Nearby Rochelle (Ogle County)

Kane County Health Department: Recall Announced in Nearby Rochelle (Ogle County)

BrightFarms Voluntary Recall of Packaged Produce

BrightFarms of Rochelle, Ill., is initiating a voluntary recall of packaged produce due to the potential presence of E. coli at its Rochelle, Illinois (Ogle County) greenhouse farm.
Obesity Related Cancer is On the Rise

Obesity Related Cancer is On the Rise

Forty Percent of All New U S Cancer Cases Diagnosed in 2014 were Obesity Related

Overweight and obesity are associated with increased risk of 13 types of cancer.
A Humorous Look at Taking Care of Your Health

A Humorous Look at Taking Care of Your Health

Samuel Lawton Gives Common Sense Advice

From the park bench, to the beach, to the doctor's office.
FALL is Here, Seasons Change, but Always "RETHINK  YOUR DRINK !!"

FALL is Here, Seasons Change, but Always "RETHINK YOUR DRINK !!"

Avoid sugary drinks for your health and your family's

Did you know that sugar sweetened beverages are the largest source of added sugars in the American diet?
Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer; For Medical Situations: KNOW WHERE TO GO

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer; For Medical Situations: KNOW WHERE TO GO

Medical Home vs Emergency Romm

An effort launched in the Summer of 2016 that continues today; designed to help residents find and utilize a Medical Home as an alternative to ER’s, as well as Quick Care Clinics for medical non-emergencies.

Centers for Disease Control and Awareness Announces New Opioid Crisis Initiative

Centers for Disease Control and Awareness Announces New Opioid Crisis Initiative

CDC's Rx Awareness Campaign Includes Stories from Those Who have Lost Loved Ones to Prescription Opioid Overdoses

This national campaign aims to increase awareness and knowledge among Americans about the risks of prescription opioids, and to stop inappropriate use
FAMILY HEALTH AND FITNESS CAN BEGIN IN THE HOME, AND THE KITCHEN

FAMILY HEALTH AND FITNESS CAN BEGIN IN THE HOME, AND THE KITCHEN

Family Health and Fitness Day; a Good Place to Start

A good goal for families would certainly be not to change their routine for a day, but to change it for the future.
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