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Are you washing your hands correctly? 
Are you washing your hands correctly?
Study finds that just five percent of the people they observed actually wash their hands long enough to kill harmful germs.
Soccer players who frequently ‘head’ the ball may be hurting their brain 
Soccer players who frequently ‘head’ the ball may be hurting their brain
Researchers say repetitive “heading” may damage brain cells over time, study finds.
Is fluoridated drinking water safe for your family?  Featured
Is fluoridated drinking water safe for your family?
A recent controversy has put fluoridated water in the spotlight. Find out why.
What to expect from a colonoscopy 
What to expect from a colonoscopy
This simple test is painless and brief, but many put it off. Here’s what you need to know about colonoscopies.
Kids’ second concussions may require longer recovery 
Kids’ second concussions may require longer recovery
According to new research, it may take kids and young adults more than twice as long to recover from a repeat concussion.
Why firstborns may be at greater risk of diabetes 
Why firstborns may be at greater risk of diabetes
A surprising study shows that the oldest child in a family may be at a higher risk of developing diabetes. Find out why.
Breast milk donors give boost to Chicago’s at-risk infants  Featured
Breast milk donors give boost to Chicago’s at-risk infants
Like wet nurses of old, Illinois’ first milk bank provides for babies at risk.