The REAL hard work of healthy living

When people think about a healthier life, they think about the "hard work" of regular exercise, a.k.a. "my recent cherry incident."


Safety a full-time job for Arcola farm family

Farm wife stresses that sunscreen is important for all, but outdoor workers should take special care to prevent skin cancer.


Cancer survivor triumphantly returns to the stage

Tai Chi instructor battles cancer with a return to teaching, focuses on getting stronger daily.


The NICU is a “hopping” place on Father’s Day

Kangaroo helps parents care for preemies, brings smiles to families spending an important day in the hospital.


Babies benefit from right-after-birth process changes

“I've never had a patient decline delayed cord clamping. Most everyone wants what is best for their baby."


A life you don't need to escape from

Do you seek opportunities for adventure in your everyday life? Do you truly enjoy how you spend the majority of your time?


Retreat introduces cancer survivors to a whole new world

Art therapy helps cancer survivor Sarah on her path to the new "normal."


Musical mom navigates cancer survivorship her own way

“I was busy, and I didn’t get it taken care of,” cancer survivor Perla Robertson said. “In my gut, I had a feeling.”


Living in harmony with lunges (or any other exercise you dread)

Making Health a Priority bloggers gets real. "I hate lunges because they're not fun. ... I must admit that I dread lunges."


Help your body warm up for spring activity, Shake the Lake

Carle cardiologist encourages exercise with a healthy dose of caution for those coming out of hibernation.