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Avoiding Lead Poisoning in Children Requires Keen Observance

Avoiding Lead Poisoning in Children Requires Keen Observance

The Problem Often Goes Beyond Old Lead Paint

"They might test high, but they’re in a new house, so it’s obviously not lead paint. That’s when you have to look at other factors, such as food or what it’s being cooked in.”
Health Department Stress-Free Zone Takes Aim at Breast Cancer

Health Department Stress-Free Zone Takes Aim at Breast Cancer

A Chance for Co-Workers to Unite and Build Strength

The event included yoga mats, pillows, relaxing chairs and footstools, special lighting; and also massages, refreshments, and prizes.
MAPP Led Cooperation Leads to Behavioral Hospital Groundbreaking

MAPP Led Cooperation Leads to Behavioral Hospital Groundbreaking

100-Bed Structure on Silver Cross Campus Set to Open in Early 2019

A partnership between Silver Cross and US Health Vest to build a new 100-bed behavioral health facility, Silver Oaks Hospital, is now in progress.
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.
Domestic Violence Awareness: Progress Made, So Much Work to Do

Domestic Violence Awareness: Progress Made, So Much Work to Do

Will County State's Attorney's Office Continues to Charge 1,100 to 1,200 New Cases Per Year

The main priority for the future continues to be breaking the cycle of domestic violence by stopping the perpetrator.
Will County Community Health Center Announces THE PATIENT PORTAL IS HERE

Will County Community Health Center Announces THE PATIENT PORTAL IS HERE

Your Health Care Provider Wants to Communicate with You Online

Sign up for access to YOUR medical records at home; and remember to save and write down your user name and password for future use.
For the Rise in STDs;  Sadly, There's an APP for That

For the Rise in STDs; Sadly, There's an APP for That

A Disturbing Example of Social Media's Influence

Yet another parental concern should be the apps their youngsters are using.
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.
GROUNDBREAKING BENEFITS WILL CO CHILDREN IN NEED OF PSYCHIATRIC CARE

GROUNDBREAKING BENEFITS WILL CO CHILDREN IN NEED OF PSYCHIATRIC CARE

New Facility Awaits, Will Provide More Beds Within Will County Borders

A planned 100 bed psychiatric hospital at the Silver Cross site in New Lenox, solving a major problem that the Will County Health Department's Behavioral Health unit deals with on a daily basis.
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