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One step at a time: Central Illinois nursing homes, hospitals work to reduce falls

NORMAL — Eleanor Dunne stood up and sat down several times with the assistance of a machine called a Sit-to-Stand Trainer, then walked around the therapy room with the help of her walker and restorative care plan nurse Nicole Stuber.

In Central Illinois, life-changing falls hit home

BLOOMINGTON — A year and a half ago, Linda Heidloff, an active retired teacher, had a life-altering experience.

'Deeper than vigils': Gun violence, opioid crises draw differing responses

BLOOMINGTON — Before Oct. 30, 2018, Dameca Kirkwood was a mother, proud of her one and only son, a young man she considered awesome, who did not live to see his 28th birthday.

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