Health And Fitness
HOMEWOOD | Imagine a cool fall afternoon surrounded by friends, local businesses and organizations that share your passion for health and fitness.
HOMEWOOD | Ingalls Memorial Hospital is sponsoring a free morning of wellness from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Cancer Support Center, 2028 Elm Road in Homewood.
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BEECHER | The Forest Preserve District of Will County will offer triple the fitness fun with “Run, Cycle and Yoga,” a new program being offered from 8 to 10:30 a.m. on Aug. 16 at Plum Creek Nature Center, 27064 S. Dutton Road.
HOMEWOOD | The H-F Racquet & Fitness Club, at 2920 W. 183rd St., is finalizing plans for the Run for Freedom — the second race of the 2014 Summer Circuit. Registration closes at noon July 2. Registration fees are $22 for Homewood-Flossmoor residents and $25 for nonresidents. Race day fee is $30.
CALUMET CITY | The city hosted a Health and Wellness Fair sponsored by 2nd Ward Alderman Leni Wosczynski on May 17 attracting more than 400 residents of all ages to the Calumet City Public Library, 660 Manistee Ave.
Calumet City hosted a Health and Wellness Fair on May 17. Pictured from left are Patrice Washington, of Ingalls Memorial Hospital, 2nd Ward Alderman Leni Wosczynski, Barbara Rose Whalen, from Ingalls Hospital, and Beatriz Cruz, from the Citizens Utility Board.
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CHICAGO | The Senior Service Coalition of Southeast Chicago sponsored a health fair May 2 at the South Chicago Senior Center, 9233 S. Burley Ave.
The Senior Service Coalition of Southeast Chicago sponsored a health fair on May 2 at the South Chicago Senior Center. Pictured are Lions screening technician Joe Krenkel, from left, and Southeast Lions Margarita Carrillo, Irene Hurley and Andy Di Santo with the Lions hearing van.
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CALUMET CITY | A second annual Family Fitness Night will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Wentworth Junior High School, 560 Superior Ave.
CHICAGO | It took a skiing accident in 2003 for Sarah Ridder, of Crete, to learn she has interstitial pulmonary fibrosis, or IPF, a chronic disease that leads to the hardening and blackening of the lungs.
LAFAYETTE, Ind. | A nationwide shortage of psychiatrists is hitting home in Indiana, where patients battling mental illness can be forced to wait months for an appointment.
CALUMET CITY | A Lincoln Elementary fifth-grader is one of six national grand prize winners in an art contest meant to promote healthy eating.
CHICAGO | U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Matteson, will host a Health and Wellness Resource Fair on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Corliss Early College STEM High School, 821 E. 103rd St.
FLOSSMOOR | Healthy lifestyle coach Andrea Metcalf, the best-selling author of "Naked Fitness," spoke March 27 at the Professional Women’s Network March Lunch and Learn at Flossmoor Station.
CALUMET CITY | Calumet City Elementary District 155 recently received a $500 grant from the Northeastern District of the Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.
HOMEWOOD | Take advantage of more than 30 free health screenings at the 31st annual Family Health Fair on March 23 at James Hart School.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | An Illinois lawmaker is challenging others at the state Capitol to not only talk the talk on smaller government, but also walk the walk.
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