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CNN: Struggling to quit sugar? You might not be sleeping enough

If you find yourself eating too much added sugar and unhealthy fats, it might be because you're not getting enough sleep,...

NPR: IMAGES: What New Coronavirus Looks Like Under The Microscope

The images of the current outbreak of the new coronavirus have so far been very human: air travelers wearing masks, tourists stranded...

CNN: CDC director: Novel coronavirus ‘is probably with us beyond this season, beyond this year’

(CNN) As an outbreak of a novel coronavirus has swept through Hubei province, China, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

CNN: Loneliness: 5 things you may not know

Nearly everyone feels lonely at some point. The good news is, for many of us, it's a temporary condition, perhaps one...

NPR: Timetable For A Vaccine Against The New Coronavirus? Maybe This Fall

Right now scientists are trying to accomplish something that was inconceivable a decade ago: create a vaccine against a previously unknown virus...

NPR: Taking Zinc Can Shorten Your Cold. Thank A 91-Year-Old Scientist For The Discovery

The common cold is a top reason for missed work and school days. Most of us have two or three colds per year,...

CNN: Thinking of going vegan? What you need to know first

Adopting a vegan diet has grown increasingly mainstream in recent years. The consumer shift to plant-based alternatives has changed...

NPR: Life In Quarantine: What It’s Like For The U.S. Evacuees From Wuhan

Chunlin Leonhard is grateful to be back in the United States, even though she's now living under the first federally mandated quarantine...

NPR: As Out-Of-Pocket Health Costs Rise, Insured Adults Are Seeking Less Primary Care

Efforts across the U.S. in recent years to encourage medical students, nurse practitioners and others to go into primary care, especially in underserved...

Do Placebos Work? Here’s Why Doctors Sometimes “Prescribe” Them

More and more physicians are prescribing placebos as antidotes for a range of ailments from pain to nausea to high blood pressure. A 2015 survey...

CNN: The right music playlist makes your workouts more effective, study says

Whether it's Beyonce's "Naughty Girl," Taylor Swift's "Untouchable" or Eminem's "Lose Yourself" that inspires you to work out harder, everyone knows that...

CNN: The US has at least 11 confirmed cases of the coronavirus that has killed 360 people in China

(CNN)Three more cases of the Wuhan coronavirus have been reported in California, bringing the state's total to six and the country's total to 11 cases. Late Sunday,...

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[Urbana] Learn to tap dance this spring

It's never too late to learn to tap dance! Sign up for beginning tap dance classes that...

[Urbana] Free age-friendly kitchen demonstrations!

Urbana Park District-People age 50 and better get the chance to enjoy free cooking demonstrations this winter and spring at the...

[Urbana] Sunday Morning Bird Walks return March 1

Everyone is welcome to our free Sunday Morning Bird Walks at Anita Purves Nature Center beginning March 1. All walks begin...

Ebert Film Fest to feature remastered ‘Cotton Club,’ Farrelly brothers comedy

Francis Ford Coppola’s drama set in Harlem’s legendary Cotton Club during the 1930s – remastered, restored and with added scenes and...