Community News & Events

Gear Up for Winter Running 

Gear Up for Winter Running  The Ridge Run is six months away, but that doesn’t mean you should spend the winter hibernating.   Bev Lynch, owner of Running Excels, 10328 S.

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Winter Tips 

By Kathryn Cavanaugh, RN, MSN,   LCMH Manager Health Promotions  Winter in Chicago presents dangers to the elderly and the people who care for them. Chilling temperatures and treacherous snow and ice can terrorize

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Meditation Group Supports Calm and Quiet Reflection 

By Susan DeGrane   The holidays include festive gatherings, but the break from routine also encourages periods of calm and quiet reflection. Along those lines, the Red Lotus Meditation Sangha, which meets 7:30 p.m. on Sundays at Beverly Unitarian Church, 10244 S. Longwood Dr., offers an opportunity

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5 Dangers of Drinking and Driving 

By Kathryn M. Cavanaugh, RN, MSN  Manager/Health Promotions  Little Company of Mary Hospital  Getting behind the wheel of a vehicle after consuming alcohol is not only a serious crime, it’s very

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Help for Weighty Issues 

By Eileen McNichols  Little Company of Mary Hospital  One of the most common health challenges in the United States today is obesity. Obesity is a medical term that refers to

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Safe Use of Medications 

Eileen McNichols MSN, RN  Director, Pastoral Care Services and Community Health  Little Company of Mary Hospital   Most adults take medications. Medications contribute to your overall health and wellbeing when used correctly but

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