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  • Atwater: Cellphone creates business opportunities for teen

    By age 17, “John,” with the help of his cell phone, had built himself a small but lucrative drug distribution business. If it hadn’t been for overuse ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 4:56 pm
  • Trying for test-tube baby? Risks to mom are rare, study says

    CHICAGO – Complications are uncommon for women undergoing test-tube fertility procedures: A new 12-year U.S. study shows the most frequent involve dru ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 3:51 pm
  • Modern varicose vein treatment means no downtime

    Want to do something about your varicose veins but worried it will mean a lengthy downtime? ...
    Dec. 30, 2014 - 12:16 pm
  • A new reason to eat oatmeal for breakfast

    How do you prefer your oatmeal with fruit or nuts? Eating a bowl of oats as part of a healthy breakfast has long been touted as a great way to start y ...
    Dec. 30, 2014 - 9:23 am
  • VELscope System at Bull Valley Dentistry

    Bull Valley Dentistry is proud to announce that we have incorporated the VELscope System into our dental practice.                              
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 10:24 am
  • Don’t let fear of vanity keep you from vein relief

    Think varicose veins are just a cosmetic concern? Think again.   Dr. Stephen Rivard, founde ...
    Dec. 24, 2014 - 8:07 am
  • Centegra Health System announces a new partnership with Land of Lincoln Health

    Centegra Health System announces a new partnership with Land of Lincoln Health to offer individuals and local businesses the Centegra Land of Lincoln ...
    Dec. 24, 2014 - 7:59 am
  • Trends In Breast Reconstruction After Breast Cancer Treatment

    The breast cancer journey is very difficult.  We all know someone who has been diagnosed, whether they’ve had to struggle with a full mastectomy or if ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 4:06 pm
  • Myths about the flu

    Flu season starts now (are you vaccinated yet?) and can last until spring.   Depending on the  severity   of the flu season, between 3,000 and 49,000 ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Bull Valley Dentistry Talks about Oral Piercing: Is It Worth It?

    Piercing-like tattooing is just one of today’s popular forms of “body art” and self-expression.  Piercing may seem daring, cool and totally safe becau ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 1:16 pm
  • Music is magic

    “You can’t fix a leaky sink with it, and you can’t touch it, but music can profoundly alter how we view the world,” declares musician David Byrne, in ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 9:50 am
  • Bull Valley Dentistry talks about KOR Deep Bleaching System for Whitening

    KOR Deep Bleaching was invented by internationally renowned cosmetic dentist and bleaching expert Dr. Rod Kurthy.  Thousands of dentists around the wo ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 9:43 am
  • Maternity Care at Centegra Hospital in McHenry

    Mothers and babies now receive the safest care in the region 24/7 because specialty doctors are always on site at Centegra Hospital-McHenry. The hospi ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Running? Or Running Away?

    5K? 10K? Ok? Or, no way?  Some people love to run and some run from it.  To boost cardiovascular health and blast 100 calories per mile, running is su ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Bull Valley Dentistry Discusses Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders

    Correct swallowing depends on a proper relationship between muscles of the face, tongue and throat. ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 4:18 pm
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