Skip to main content

Chronic Diseases

Events

Blog Posts

Two black women in their sixties walking together outside
Read article: Let's walk! Take the first step to improve your health
Let's walk! Take the first step to improve your health
Spring has sprung and now that the days are longer and the temperatures are warmer, there is one simple thing we should all be doing – walking!...
women holding a board saying you are strong
Read article: Cervical health and mental well-being: A woman's path to wellness
Cervical health and mental well-being: A woman's path to wellness
Cervical Health and Mental Well-being: A Woman's path to Wellness Cervical and mental health are two crucial aspects of overall well-being for women...
Person walking in the woods
Read article: 6 steps to prevent a fall
6 steps to prevent a fall
Having just observed National Falls Prevention Week (Sept. 18-22), I thought it would be good to discuss falls and how to prevent them. Chances are...
Cluster of images: Image of body weight scale with tape measure, and vegetables; image of group of people walking in field; image of group of people doing yoga outdoors; image of a variety of fruits and vegetables; center image says Prevent with a check marked box, and Cure with a box unmarked
Read article: Why are my joints feeling stiff and sore?
Why are my joints feeling stiff and sore?
If you have been experiencing stiffness, pain, and a decreased range of motion or flexibility in and around your joints, you may have osteoarthritis...

News Releases

Learn self-management skills for chronic health conditions
Ignoring a chronic condition will not make it go away, and suffering is a poor management technique. If you live with a long-term health condition, why not learn how to more effectively manage it and live an active and fulfilling life? Although the specifics of managing each health...
Learn self-management skills for chronic health conditions
Ignoring a chronic condition will not make it go away, and suffering is a poor management technique. If you live with a long-term health condition, why not learn how to more effectively manage it and live an active and fulfilling life? Although the specifics of managing each health...
Illinois Extension Offers Free ‘Gateway to Gut Health’ Program
Registration open for March 10 class in Yorkville Researchers have found associations between gut microbiota and several disorders or diseases, such as diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, depression, anxiety, autism, cancer, heart disease, obesity, inflammatory bowel disease...

Staff