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Wednesday, July 15, 2015 12:06 am

The hardest part of exercise is getting started. Here’s how.

 It is well known that exercise has extensive health benefits, particularly for seniors. It can prevent age-related disease and obesity, improve circulation and cardiovascular health, prevent dia...
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 12:05 am

Don’t just react. Be proactive for a healthy heart.

 Heart attack and stroke will affect one of every two men and one of every three women in their lifetime. Cancer causes great suffering, but vascular disease kills suddenly and unpredictably, oft...
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 12:04 am
 Over a period of five years “Jeremy,” a con artist now doing time, worked a number of gold coin scams.“We would tell people that gold would absolutely double in value in the next one to tw...
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 12:03 am
 Just months after enduring the devastating loss of their husband and father, Robin Williams’ wife and children found themselves in court, clashing over the details of the late actor’s estate...
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 12:02 am
 There is an ever-increasing number of retirement communities and assisted living apartment complexes in the Springfield area, offering a variety of non-nursing home options with a variety of ser...
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 12:01 am

Growing telehealth programs take several different forms

 More and more central Illinois residents are seeing their health care providers through a TV screen. “Patients love it,” said Nina Antoniotti, the executive director of telehealth and clinic...
Friday, July 10, 2015 03:56 pm

Judge reduces monthly payment after Parsons again fails to pay

Jeffrey Parsons evaded arrest today for skipping court-ordered restitution to his former employees, but the judge put Parsons on a short leash for the next four months....
Thursday, July 9, 2015 04:45 pm
On this week's edition of The Scene, Rachel and Scott look at the nature of belief...and bacon! Oh and L.A. Guns are at Homespun Republic. And Lynda Barry is awesome. Oh just listen to it....
Thursday, July 9, 2015 12:18 am

Should Illinois honor the now-dishonored dead?

 Across the South, Confederate battle flags, long regarded with pride as the symbol of a newly risen South, have been coming down from atop statehouses and courthouses. Hyperbolic commentators se...
Thursday, July 9, 2015 12:17 am
 From 1956 until 2010, CBS television’s daytime lineup included America’s longest-running soap opera: “As the World Turns.” But times change, and now a real-life human drama of profound i...

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