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The 10 most common nutrient deficiencies — and the superfoods that can help

Here's a look at the most common nutrient deficiencies and the foods that can help restore equilibrium. Read more

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Watch now: As COVID cases surge, McLean County contact tracers have kept up

Agency spokeswoman Marianne Manko said the Illinois Department of Public Health is poised to provide its own contact tracers to aid local health departments if case volume becomes too much for them to handle in a timely manner.  Read more

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Watch now: McLean County virus update for Tuesday

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$1,000 bonuses being considered for county nursing home workers to get vaccinated

Interim administrator Cassy Taylor said the goal is to reach people who remain "on the fence" regarding the shot.  Read more

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5 unusual headaches: Signs to watch for and what to do

Headaches come in lots of varieties, and some are easily recognizable. But some aren’t as well-known. Here are the causes and solutions for them. Read more

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The latest health events in Central Illinois

While many health and fitness classes, activities and meetings have been postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, others continue virtually or in person using social distancing guidelines. Here are upcoming events. Read more

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Incorporating yoga can give your workout routine a boost

Yoga is a wonderful form of exercise that provides benefits that walking or strength training don’t provide. Read more

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Watch Now: Lawn care myths to stop believing, and more videos to improve your life

Check out several lawn care myths you should stop believing, four beauty habits you should start now, and more videos to improve your life. Read more

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5 things to know if you got the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Health officials are still collecting data on possible boosters for those who got the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, as U.S. officials plan… Read more

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5 tips for improving your quality of life as you age

Here are five of her tips for living well in your later years. Read more

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It’s Not Just Covid: Recall Candidates Represent Markedly Different Choices on Health Care

Those seeking to replace California Gov. Gavin Newsom in Tuesday’s recall election disagree with him on more than mask and vaccine mandates. The conservative candidates tend to favor free-market solutions over Newsom’s expansion of publicly funded health coverage. Read more

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: The Future of Public Health

The covid pandemic has spotlighted the often-unseen role of public health in Americans’ daily lives. And the picture has not all been pretty. What is public health and why is it so important — and controversial? Dr. Ashish Jha, dean of the Brown University School of Public Health, explains the basics. Then, Joanne Kenen of Politico and Lauren Weber of KHN join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss what could happen next. Read more

Telehealth’s Limits: Battle Over State Lines and Licensing Threatens Patients’ Options

Televisits took off during the worst days of the pandemic, but states are now rolling back the temporary rules that facilitated them. That’s adding fuel to debates about states’ authority over medical licensing. Read more

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It's time once again for the national National Spelling Bee. For most of us, we know those moments when words just don't look right ... but what is correct? Try our quiz! Read more

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