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Kendall County Health News

  1. Mingling Senses: Synesthesia Explained

    August 19, 2019

    By: NIH News in Health What does the color blue taste like? Does guitar music smell sweet or spicy? These questions might sound like nonsense. But for people with a condition called synesthesia, they describe real experiences. We have five senses: touch, sight, taste, sound, and smell. Most people experience their senses one at a […]

  2. Mouth Microbes: The Helpful and the Harmful

    August 12, 2019

    By: NIH News in Health Do you know what’s in your mouth? It’s home to about 700 species of microbes. These include germs like bacteria, fungus, and more. “Everybody has these microbes in their mouth,” says Dr. Robert Palmer, an NIH expert on oral microbes. Some microbes are helpful. Others can cause problems like tooth […]

  3. Schedule Vaccinations Now During National Immunization Awareness Month

    August 6, 2019
  4. Male Breast Cancer Fact Sheet

    August 5, 2019

    Male breast cancer is a rare cancer that forms in the breast tissue of men. Though breast cancer is most commonly thought of as a disease that affects women, breast cancer does occur in men. Male breast cancer is most common in older men, though it can occur at any age. Men diagnosed with male […]

  5. Scholarships Awarded to Local Students

    August 1, 2019

    On July 11, 2019, Jane Swinney and Kathy Braden, board members of Kendall-Grundy Community Action, a division of the Kendall County Health Department, awarded 8 area students with Community Service Block Grant scholarships at its annual scholarship dinner at Maria’s restaurant in Morris, Illinois. The Scholarships are made possible by funding from Illinois Department of […]

  6. Breast Cancer Prevention

    July 29, 2019
  7. Candida auris Fungus Factsheet

    July 26, 2019
  8. Communicable Disease in Illinois Volume 3, Issue 1

    July 25, 2019

    Click here to find news on infectious disease surveillance in Illinois not including sexually transmitted diseases and tuberculosis.

  9. Health Approaches to Climate Change

    July 22, 2019
  10. Treatment Needs in Seniors (Age 65 and Over)

    July 15, 2019

    By: National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial ResearchOral health in general has improved significantly over the past several decades in all population subgroups. In spite of this improvement, significant disparities are still found in some population groups.Read more…

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