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BBC: Are there health benefits to going vegan?

The number of people cutting down on meat and dairy, or cutting these foods from their diets entirely, has been rising over...

CNN: No one knew why the kids in 2 Amish families were dying suddenly. Now researchers have some answers

About 15 years ago, an Amish family in the eastern US was hit by an unexplainable tragedy -- one of their children...

A nurse’s viral TikTok video about how to prevent STDs is sparking conversations about prejudice in medicine

An 18-second TikTok video reposted on Twitter last week has led to anger, fear, and nuanced conversations about prejudice in medicine. 

NPR: Ready For Your First Marathon? Training Can Cut Years Off Your Cardiovascular Age

If you've ever considered training for a marathon, but you're a bit intimidated by the idea of 26.2 miles, here's some motivation.

NPR: U.S. Alcohol-Related Deaths Have Doubled, Study Says

More Americans are ordering more rounds, and that's leading to more funerals, according to a new study on alcohol-related deaths.

CNN: Lifestyle changes may combat a dementia that strikes people in their 40s and 50s

Frontotemporal dementia strikes early, typically in the 50s, sometimes as young as age 45. Unlike Alzheimer's, it doesn't affect memory, instead attacking...

NPR: Progress On Lung Cancer Drives Historic Drop In U.S. Cancer Death Rate

Cancer death rates in the United States took their sharpest drop on record between 2016 and 2017, according to an analysis by...

AP: Gardening trends for 2020? Think unconventional, sustainable

Gardeners in 2020 will veer from the beaten path, opting for unconventional varieties and eco-conscious surroundings, according to a plant trends study...

CNN: Five ways to improve your mental health in 2020

It's a difficult birth for this new decade. The year 2020 kicks off under the shadow of divisive politics, international security...

CNN: Best and worst diets for 2020, ranked by experts, with a popular one near last

Who won the 2020 battle of the diets? For the third year in a row, the well-researched Mediterranean diet...

BBC: How much water should you drink a day?

Whether you’ve had fatigue or even dry skin, you’ve probably been told to drink more water as a cure. But this advice...

VOA: Vaping Comes Under Fire

Amid an alarming surge in vaping among teenagers, Congress recently approved an unprecedented measure to curb tobacco and e-cigarette use nationwide, especially...

Anouncement

Illinois senior named Schwarzman Scholar

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign senior Boming Yang, of Beijing, was named a Schwarzman Scholar, one of 151 recipients selected from...

[Urbana] Phillips Recreation Center December Closure

Phillips Recreation Center will close for an annual cleaning from December 13 - January 1. The following fitness classes at the Phillips Recreation...

[Urbana] Sunday Soul Flow

Feed your soul and recharge for your upcoming week during this self-care inspired flow yoga session! Must register in advance.Sunday, December 5th, 3-4pmRegister...

[Champaign] VISITS WITH SANTA

DEC 1, 8, & 10, 2021 - 5 - 7PMTHE VIRGINIA THEATRE Santa Claus is coming to town! The Champaign...