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2019

  1. Raw Milk Questions and Answers

    September 16, 2019

    By: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Raw milk is milk that has not been pasteurized to kill harmful bacteria. It can come from any animal. Raw milk can carry dangerous germs, such as Brucella, Campylobacter, Cryptosporidium, E. coli, Listeria, and Salmonella, which can pose serious health risks to you and your family. Read […]

  2. Invitation for Bid: Weatherization Bid Notice

    September 10, 2019

    Single Family, Mobile Home Architectural/ Single Family, Mobile Home HVAC Labor and Material Kendall Grundy Community Action, a unit of the Kendall County Health Department will be accepting proposals from contractors interested in participating in the Illinois Home Weatherization Assistance Program during the period of Oct 24, 2019 through June 30, 2020. Bid packages will […]

  3. Lifestyle Choices Key to Maintaining Cognitive Health

    September 9, 2019

    Learn how to fight cognitive decline here.

  4. Teachers and Parents: That USB Stick Might Be an E-cigarette

    September 3, 2019
  5. Parenting Teens: Guiding Kids Through Turbulent Years

    September 2, 2019

    By: NIH News in Health The teenage years are filled with change. Body, mind, and feelings are maturing quickly. Teens are also learning about who they are and who they want to become. To do that, they need to try new things. But that means taking risks. “Parenting during the teen years can be a […]

  6. Health Departments Unite to #EndOverdose

    August 27, 2019

    Member agencies of the Northern Illinois Public Health Consortium (NIPHC) are joining together to promote opioid overdose awareness in August and September. Around the world, International Overdose Awareness Day is held on August 31 to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death. NIPHC health departments and partners are hosting 15 […]

  7. Beating Bursitis: Take Care of Your Joint Cushions

    August 26, 2019

    By: NIH News in Health Almost everyone has joint pain at some point in life. It can flair up suddenly. Or it can start off mild and get worse over time. A common cause of joint pain is bursitis. Bursitis happens when a bursa in a joint becomes inflamed. (When you see “itis” at the […]

  8. The Evolution of the Opioid Crisis: 2000-2017

    August 23, 2019

    By: The National Institute for Health Care Management (NIHCM) Foundation The crisis caused by opioid abuse and overdose deaths has not only grown in magnitude since 2000, but has also changed in character. Read more…

  9. Vaping Clinical Health Alert

    August 19, 2019
  10. Mingling Senses: Synesthesia Explained

    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 […]

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