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Kendall County Health News

  1. University of Illinois Cancer Survey Opportunity

    December 11, 2017

    Are you a cancer survivor or have you ever been a caregiver of someone with cancer? The University of Illinois at Chicago needs your help! They are conducting a study to understand the experiences of cancer survivors and caregivers in rural Illinois. Two surveys are available for individuals that live in a rural part of […]

  2. When Food Consumes You: Taking Eating to Extremes

    December 4, 2017

    By: NIH News in HealthHow do you feel after you eat? Satisfied? Too full? Or maybe even guilty? Being too focused on food can sometimes turn into an eating disorder.People with eating disorders have severe, persistent, and unhealthy thoughts and behaviors about food. As a result, they might eat way too little or way too […]

  3. Chlamydia in Kendall County

    November 27, 2017
  4. Antibiotics – You Don’t Always Need Them

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is recognizing U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week, November 13-19, 2017, to help decrease the misuse of antibiotics and protect people from the dangers of antibiotic resistant bacteria. Antibiotics do NOT cure viral infections such as colds, flu, most sore throats, most coughs and bronchitis, many sinus infections, […]

  5. Health Body, Happy Heart: Improve Your Heart Health

    November 20, 2017

    By: NIH News in HealthEvery moment of the day, your heart is pumping blood throughout your body. In silent moments, you can hear the thump-thump-thump of its demanding work. Do you take your heart for granted? Most of us will have heart trouble at some point in our lives. Heart disease is the number one […]

  6. ON TO 2050 Plan Preview

    Thank you to all who participated in the ON TO 2050 Plan Preview. Please see the response from Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) below. Amaal:In recent months, thousands of residents weighed in about how the metropolitan Chicago region could – or should – change in decades to come and we were so pleased to spend […]

  7. Those Who Excel – Chris Cooper

    November 13, 2017

    Chris Cooper, the Board of Health President, was recognized Saturday, October 28th, 2017, at the Those Who Excel banquet sponsored by the Illinois State Board of Education. Chris was one of 16 Student Support Personnel who received this Award of Recognition throughout the state of Illinois. Congratulations Chris! Thank you for all of your hard […]

  8. NIEHS/EPA Children’s Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research Centers Impact Report

    November 6, 2017

    Click here to view the 2017 Impact Report from NIEHS/EPA Children’s Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research Centers.

  9. IDPH Communicable Disease in Illinois Newsletter – Volume 1, Issue 2

    October 30, 2017

    View the Illinois Department of Public Health’s Communicable Disease in Illinois Newsletter Volume 1, Issue 2 here.

  10. Flame Retardant Chemicals

    October 2, 2017

    Flame retardant chemicals are added to consumer products, such as furniture, clothing, baby products, and coverings for electronic devices, to reduce their flammability. Brominated flame retardants are a common class of chemicals that have been used widely and are associated with negative health effects such as cancer, thyroid problems, and interfering with children’s brain development. […]

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