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Kendall County Health News

  1. Coronavirus

    January 23, 2020

    By: Illinois Department of Public Health http://dph.illinois.gov/topics-services/diseases-and-conditions/diseases-a-z-list/coronavirus Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses, some causing illness in people, and others that circulate among animal, including camels, cats, and bats.  Rarely animal coronaviruses can evolve and infect people and then spread between people. Human coronaviruses are common throughout the world and commonly cause mild to […]

  2. To Fast or Not to Fast: Does When You Eat Matter?

    January 20, 2020

    By: NIH News in Health What you eat matters. Many studies have shown that the types of food you eat affect your health. But what about the timing? Scientists are just beginning to understand that when you eat may also make a difference. Throughout history, people have experienced periods when food was either scarce or […]

  3. Computer Aided Design and Drafting – Waubonsee Community College

    January 13, 2020

    CAD designers and drafters influence the development of most products we use in our daily lives, which makes this a consistently strong profession to work in. The education you’ll get from the state-of-the-art curriculum in Waubonsee’s Computer Aided Design Program includes work with the industry’s leading software. Classes are taught by faculty with decades of […]

  4. Northeast struck by flu as virus sets tragic record for children around the country

    January 9, 2020

    By: Elizabeth Cohen, CNN Senior Medical Correspondent “As flu reaches high levels in New York and other parts of the Northeast, this season has set a tragic record for children. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 27 children in the United States have died of the flu so far this season. That’s […]

  5. Social media hosted a lot of fake health news this year. Here’s what went most viral.

    January 7, 2020

    “The most viral health misinformation in 2019 was on the topics of cancer, unproven cures and vaccines, according to an NBC News review.” Read more…

  6. Yoga for Health: Positioning Your Body and Mind

    January 6, 2020

    By: NIH News in Health Have you rolled out a yoga mat lately? If so, you’re among many who have taken up yoga to relax and stay fit. One in seven adults in the U.S. has practiced yoga in the past year. Yoga may help bring several health and wellness benefits. Based in Indian philosophy, […]

  7. Medical Scans Explained: A Look Inside the Body

    December 30, 2019

    By: NIH News in Health Have you ever had to get an X-ray, MRI, or other medical scan? Do you know what these tests involve? Or what they can do? Medical scans help doctors diagnose everything from head trauma to foot pain. There are many different types of imaging technologies. Each works differently. Some types […]

  8. Michigan teen who suffered vaping-related damage recovering after rare double lung transplant

    December 23, 2019

    By: Read Sarah Schulte Bio, ABC7 Chicago “A teenager in the Detroit area is recovering after receiving a rare double lung transplant. Health officials say his lungs were damaged by vaping.” Read the full article.

  9. Vaping Dangers

    December 16, 2019
  10. The Effects of Marijuana on Your Body

    December 9, 2019

    Medically reviewed by Timothy J. Legg, PhD, PsyD Written by Ann Pietrangelo and Kristeen Cherney, Healthline Marijuana is made from the shredded and dried parts of the cannabis plant, including the flowers, seeds, leaves, and stems. It’s also known as pot, weed, hash, and dozens of other names. While many people smoke or vape it, you can also consume […]

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