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Ask an expert - Eric Owens, co-founder

How does Delos therapy relieve muscle pain? Muscle stiffness doesn't show up on conventional medical imaging, but the discomfort that it causes for millions of Americans is quite real, and relief can...

 

Ask an expert - Dr. Arati Reddy, endocrinologist

What should we know about diabetes? November is National Diabetes Month, heightening awareness of a health condition faced by 30.3 million Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control....

 

Ask an expert - Chris Wilbur, Hinsdale Central social studies teacher

How did teaching become a passion? No one gets to college alone. Every student is supported along the way by some exceptional teachers - like the ones recognized each year with the University of...

 

Ask an expert - Bromleigh McCleneghan, pastor

Should parents address tough topics with kids? Kids can be more astute at sussing out truth than adults give them credit for. But when discussing sensitive matters like gender identity, divorce or dea...

 

Agent profile - Beth Burtt, Baird & Warner

For three generations, Beth Burtt's family has called Hinsdale home. And for nearly four decades, Burtt has made a career of helping others to find their own home in the village. Burtt said it was...

 

Ask an expert - Phyllis Kozlowski, art historian

What can we learn from global art history? Phyllis Kozlowski had been enlightening art history students about the Byzantine-era marvel Hagia Sophia in Turkey for years before finally seeing the former...

 

Ask and expert - Andy Smith, Firefighter/Paramedic

How should families observe Fire Prevention Week? Masks, helmets and air tanks are just some of the firefighting equipment that will be on display during the Hinsdale Fire Department's annual Fire...

 

Christopher George, Oncologist

What questions do cancer patient ask? When Christopher George became an oncologist nearly two decades ago, the dialogue with his cancer patients concerning treatment were often one-sided. "People...

 

Business profile - Ivy Rehab

Before Ivy Rehab could open its clinic in Hinsdale, it needed a physical therapist who could provide the quality of care that Ivy clients expect and deserve. That's how things work at Ivy, William...

 

Ask an expert - Kimberly Paul, end of life planning advocate

How do we live like we're dying? "There's a lot more things scarier than death," remarked author, speaker and podcaster Kimberly Paul. Like suffering, for instance. Paul thinks people often conflate...

 

Ask an expert - Mike Stone ordained minister

What is the goal or your new evening prayer group? Mike Stone of Hinsdale is a chaplain and an ordained minister. But he doesn't believe that worship has to take place inside a church. As far as he's...

 

Business profile - The French Seam

Jeanne Walsh said unveiling her own alterations shop in 1987 as a 24-year-old woman was quite avante-garde for the time. "There was a lot of talk of how young I was," Walsh recalled of the decision to...

 

Ask an expert - Jaydn Chipman, oncology exercise specialist

What role does relaxation play in fighting cancer? A battle against cancer involves so much more than a patient's body, doctors and drugs. It also affects the person's mind, emotions, family and...

 

Ask an expert - John Deppe, Financial planner

What Social Security considerations should people keep in mind? With about 70 percent of Americans opting to collect their Social Security benefits early, many likely are not making the most of that...

 

Ask an expert - Jessica Schultz, elementary school teacher

How should families ready for the start of school? With just one week left before the first day of the new school year, many children might be tempted to cram as much summer as possible into their...

 

Ask an expert - Mark Zilis, hosta authority

What's the story on hosta? Homeowners looking to brighten up a shady garden spot or set off their front walkway might want to stop by The Community House Sunday for the Northern Illinois Hosta Society...

 

Agent profile - Carol Lee Cikanek

Carol Lee Cikanek learned the basics of the real estate business long before she even dreamed of selling her first house. Jobs selling floral arrangements, fine china and crystal, and photography equi...

 

Ask an expert - Dave Herzog, puppeteer

What's involved in styling a marionette show? Puppeteers like Dave Herzog work in full view of their audience. But that doesn’t mean he’s always seen. “I remember one boy saying to me after a...

 

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