How schools are gearing up for an eventual return to classrooms
Hand sanitizer. Paper towels. Disinfectant spray. Plexiglass partitions. And personal protective equipment. Suburban school districts are stocking up on these essentials as they gear up for the start of in-person instruction next month.
Welcoming a new kitten? Here's what you need to knowA new kitten is bundle of fur, purrs and endless energy. Whether you are welcoming your first kitten or adding another feline member to your family, create a comfortable, safe environment to help him grow into a secure, affectionate, well-behaved kitty.
Libertyville musician busks for charity with 'Bassoons Filling Bellies'A Libertyville bassoonist and six friends are using their talents to help feed the hungry.
Theory suggests thymus plays role in severity of COVIDWhat's the connection between the novel coronavirus and the thymus gland? A friend of ours who is a doctor says it's probably what keeps young kids from getting so sick.
Daily Herald Cruise Night revved up for Aug. 5 returnIt's been a wild and wacky summer. But if there's one thing to bring out smiles, it's getting back to gathering with fellow auto enthusiasts at the first Daily Herald Cruise Night of the season on Wednesday, Aug. 5, in Bloomingdale.
Interpreting your child's nonverbal cuesSheltering in place during the pandemic has forced parents to juggle work and home in new ways. Even the most attentive parent can miss what their children are trying to tell them.
Yoga can help kids connect to their bodiesJust as for adults, yoga can improve children's physical and mental health. The gentle and sustained poses help with flexibility, strength, balance, endurance, breathing and breath control.
Vitamin D may offer some protection against coronavirusEarly on in this pandemic there was some research suggesting vitamin D deficiency increased the risk and severity of COVID infection. Conversely, robust vitamin D levels offered some protection from infection and may reduce the risk of serious complications. A recent medical study from Israel adds credence to vitamin D being protective.
Suburban art fairs re-imagined as socially distanced 'art walks'Suburban summer art fairs postponed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic return in a modified, physically distanced format with mandatory face coverings and timed admission.
'We owe it to them': Navy veteran finds new mission playing tapsAfter being laid off from his job in the electronics industry about 12 years ago, Navy veteran Jim Reynolds revisited his roots for a new sense of purpose.
Wearing heels damages foot musclesConsidering the important work they do, our feet don't get the attention they deserve. And yet, these complex systems of muscles, bones, tendons and ligaments form the base from which we balance.
Through the Film Magnifier: Bill Veeck, George Hamilton, Bridge Club, Stateville Prison riot and more
Through the Film Magnifier: Doug Buffone, Cloris Leachman, draft registration, aerobics class and more