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The Debate Is Finally Over: Coffee IS Good For You

People — especially Americans — love coffee. There are so many conflicting studies, takes, and opinions on whether or not coffee, America’s most popular morning beverage, is actually good for someone’s health. Finally, nutritionists are fully embracing coffee as a means of boosting a person’s metabolism and reducing appetite. Though More...

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By Danielle L. On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

Music May Help Reduce Anxiety, Improve Brain Function in Dementia Patients

Now that we are all constantly connected through digital means, the uninterrupted barrage of noise can feel overwhelming. And if you’re feeling overstimulated by all the obtrusive ringing, rumbling, and yelling, More...

By Illinois News Network On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

Illinois representatives sound off on failure of federal farm bill

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — A new farm bill faces an uncertain future after conservative House Republicans wanting a vote on an unrelated immigration bill joined Democrats in defeating the legislation. Between More...

By Illinois News Network On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

CDC warns tick-borne illnesses like Lyme disease are on the rise

WASHINGTON/SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — As warm weather returns to Illinois, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reminding people about the risk for tick-borne illnesses. Nationwide, More...

By Jake Leonard On Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

Christian County Sheriff issues advisory regarding IRS scams

TAYLORVILLE (Heartland Newsfeed) — The Christian County Sheriff’s Department has received several complaints from citizens reporting they have received phone calls from people claiming to be the Internal More...

By Fred Cicetti On Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

The Healthy Geezer: Aches, pains and the colon

When seniors gather, it doesn’t seem to take long before we get to our aches and pains. You must get more than your share of that. My friend, Pete, has instituted a colonoscopy rule. He insists that, if a More...

By Jake Leonard On Friday, May 18th, 2018

FCC approves application for regional broadcaster to expand signal to Moultrie County

TAYLORVILLE (Heartland Newsfeed) — In a press release made available Tuesday, it was determined that regional broadcaster Miller Media Group, based in Taylorville that an application to expand and build a More...

By Jake Leonard On Friday, May 18th, 2018

Governor appoints school alumnus Perl to University of Illinois trustee board

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — Governor Bruce Rauner announced in a press release Tuesday his pick to join the University of Illinois Board of Trustees: Sanford “Sandy” Perl, a 1987 graduate More...

By Danielle L. On Friday, May 18th, 2018

3 Thoughtful Tips For Choosing the Right Assisted Living Community

Almost 70% of Americans turning 65 will need long-term care at some point. But the fact is, no two assisted living facilities are exactly the same in terms of treatment quality, cost, and more. Fortunately, there More...

By United Press International On Monday, May 14th, 2018

Nashville currently the favorite to host 2019 NFL Draft

BRISTOL, Conn./NEW YORK (UPI) — Nashville is the leading contender to host the 2019 NFL Draft, ESPN reported on Thursday. Fans and media prepare for the start of the 2018 NFL Draft on April 26, 2018 at AT&T More...