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ADM: No one injured in fire at facility on East Faries Parkway

DECATUR — No one was injured in a fire at Archer Daniels Midland Co.'s corn wet mill, the company said.  Read more

5 Myths about assisted living communities and nursing homes

If you are trying to explore senior care options for a loved one, this information will help you learn more about nursing homes and assisted living communities. Read more

5 Myths about assisted living communities and nursing homes

If you are trying to explore senior care options for a loved one, this information will help you learn more about nursing homes and assisted living communities. Read more

Why vaping doesn’t help smokers quit

A new study shows that smoking electronic cigarettes will not help you quit smoking real cigarettes. Read more

As some airline seats get bigger, experts caution against 'fat shaming and bias'

With passengers on some United Airlines flights poised to get more seating room, health experts caution against shaming people for their si… Read more

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Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes

KHN’s newsletter editor, Brianna Labuskes, wades through hundreds of health articles from the week so you don’t have to. Read more

University of Illinois at Springfield supporting runners crossing country for charity

SPRINGFIELD — Nineteen students left San Francisco on June 17 on a 4,000-plus mile cross-country run to Baltimore. They slept in beds for t… Read more

California’s ACA Rates To Rise 8.7% Next Year

The average increase in California is smaller than the double-digit hikes expected around the nation, due largely to a healthier mix of enrollees and more competition in its marketplace. Still, health insurance prices keep growing faster than wages and general inflation. Read more

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Bringing Finland to America: Lessons from the happiest place on Earth

Finland, which topped the United Nations report this year as the happiest country on the planet, is a land filled with saunas, forests and … Read more

10 great Father's Day gifts for all kinds of dads

You could go with a classic tie or "World's Best Dad" mug, but why not step your Father's Day game up a bit? These 10 gift ideas have a lit… Read more

5 effective (and free) online workouts you can do at home

Whether you're not into expensive trendy fitness classes or just don't feel like leaving your house to get a good workout, here's a look at… Read more

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Chair-bound by bone spurs: Spine surgery helps patient get back on his feet

Courtesy of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. People often associate bone spurs with knees and feet, but did you know bone spurs can also occur on the spine? Bone spurs, or osteophytes, are bony growths that often develop along joints as the body attempts to remodel bone and cartilage... Read more

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts: Relief for carpal tunnel syndrome

Q: I get numbness and tingling in the fingers. Does that sound like carpal tunnel syndrome? A: You probably have made the right self-diagnosis. Read more

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Impaired sleep over many years may be a risk factor for some forms of dementia

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is it true that sleep deprivation eventually could lead to Alzheimer's disease? ANSWER: There have been a number of studies looking at the effect of sleep on disorders that impair cognitive function, such as Alzheimer's disease. Although no research has shown a clear link between... Read more

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