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Kendall County Health News

  1. Suicide Rising Across the US

    June 21, 2018

    By: Centers for Disease control and preventionSuicide is a leading cause of death in the US. Suicide rates increased in nearly every state from 1999 through 2016. Mental health conditions are often seen as the cause of suicide, but suicide is rarely caused by any single factor. In fact, many people who die by suicide […]

  2. Improving Women’s and Children’s Oral Health

    June 18, 2018

    View Illinois Department of Public Health’s presentation on how to improve women’s and children’s oral health here.

  3. Recovery and Empowerment Handbook, Tenth Edition, 2018

    June 13, 2018

    Select the language to view the Illinois Department of Human Services Division of Mental Health Recovery and Empowerment Handbook, Tenth Edition, 2018.EnglishSpanish

  4. How You Can Support Summer Meals in Your Community

    June 11, 2018

    Learn how to support summer meals in your community here.

  5. Restoring Family Links Program

    June 5, 2018

    RFL Guatemala Announcement 06.05.18

  6. Healthy Heart Toolkit and Research

    June 4, 2018

    EPA is raising awareness of heart disease and its link to air pollution and other environmental factors as a partner in Million Hearts, a national initiative to prevent heart attacks and strokes.Learn more at https://www.epa.gov/air-research/healthy-heart-toolkit-and-research.

  7. Ebola in Democratic Republic of the Congo

    May 30, 2018

    An outbreak of Ebola is occurring in the Bikoro area, Equateur province in the northwest corner of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Cases have also been found in nearby Iboko and the large city of Mbandaka.Travelers could be infected if they come into contact with an infected person’s blood or body fluids.Travelers should […]

  8. Chronic Inflammation Suppresses Immune Cells that Fight Liver Cancer

    May 28, 2018

    By: National Institute of Environmental Health ServicesResearchers at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) showed that chronic liver inflammation can promote cancer by suppressing one of the body’s natural mechanisms to fight cancer development. The study, funded in part by the Superfund Research Program (SRP), explains the success of some types of cancer immunotherapy […]

  9. Swim Healthy. Stay Healthy.

    May 24, 2018
  10. A 10-week aerobic exercise program reduces cardiometabolic disease risk in overweight/obese female African university students

    May 21, 2018

    By: Musa Lewis Mathunjwa, Stuart Semple, and C. Du PreezThe prevalence of obesity and associated cardiometabolic disease (CMD) is increasing among Black African women and requires urgent attention in the form of preventive strategies. To date, there is limited scientific evidence highlighting the efficacy of Tae-bo as an intervention for reducing weight and CMD risk […]

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