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Photo of baby encircled by IVF needles goes viral

Wearing a rainbow swaddle, a 2-week-old newborn is encircled with hundreds of syringes showing her parents' in vitro fertilization struggle… Read more

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Parkinson's Support Group; 1 p.m. Tuesday, Activity & Recreation Center, Normal; Sara Schramm will discuss "LSVT Big and Loud Programs"… Read more

Ask the doctors: Sinus infections common, treatable

Q: Just how risky are sinus infections? I read about a teenager who died recently after a sinus infection spread to his brain. Is this comm… Read more

DEAFinitely Dope: Handing rap music to the deaf

As A$AP Rocky's "Praise the Lord" begins blaring through the speaker, Matt Maxey smiles. "Turn it up," he says, pointing his finger to the sky. Maxey is animated, kinetic. But he isn't just dancing; he's bringing the song to life. Every move has meaning. Read more

Targeting obesity rate, free outdoor fitness center opens in Lincoln

LINCOLN — A state-of-the-art outdoor fitness center — the first of its kind in Illinois — opened Thursday in the center of a county with on… Read more


The finest destination for exceptional sleep in your Central Illinois home

Enjoy plush comfort with our patent-pending support system which actively contours and cradles your body for a deeper, more restorative sle…


Central Illinois people no longer have to clean their gutters

Skip gutter cleaning this summer.

You are probably washing your hands wrong

Are you at risk to food poisoning by washing your hands the wrong way? Read more

When insurance wouldn't pay, parents funded cancer patient's $95,000 lifesaving treatment

Kate Weissman sits at the edge of the patient table. Her oncologist goes over her medical records and says her most recent scans show no recurrence of cervical cancer. Read more

Bike share contract nearly finalized for Champaign-Urbana

URBANA — Agreements are almost finalized with city officials in Champaign and Urbana for the area's first dockless-bike-share service. Read more

Illinois' overdose crisis getting worse, mirroring nationwide trend, CDC says

CHICAGO — Illinois' drug overdose deaths rose by nearly 10 percent over a 12-month period, according to data released by the Centers for Di… Read more

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ See You In Court!

In this episode of KHN’s “What the Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Alice Ollstein of Talking Points Memo, Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times and Kimberly Leonard of the Washington Examiner talk about a spate of lawsuits involving the Affordable Care Act, as well as the latest in state and federal efforts regarding the Medicaid program for the poor. Read more


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Find out What's On with the August 18 edition of our TV & entertainment guide!

Ian Ziering stars in “The Last Sharknado: It’s About Time” Sunday on Syfy. Read more

Hole-in-One Golf Challenge Contest

Pick the golfers you think will finish 1st through 10th for each of the tournaments. You get points for the place in which your golfers finish and bonus points if you pick them to finish in the right place. Win great prizes! Read more