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  • Dunnenberger: Are your genes impacting your reaction to medications?

    Did you know that 99 percent of people may have variations in their genes that can impact how they react to common medications?
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Off the Deep End: When a motor mouth refuses to put on the brakes

    There’s always one. You’re in a group setting, and the session is going well. Then, without any trepidation, a particular member starts blabbing away ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 8:30 am
  • Village Vine: At one time, they were all volunteers

    On Sept. 11, 2016, Gurnee Firefighter Bill Heuer was honored as the Firefighter of the Year by the Gurnee Exchange Club. The son of Mary and the late ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 9:30 am
  • Off the Deep End: Grandma’s summer vacation

    I sat in a pedicure chair at the nail salon reading People magazine. Suddenly the print blurred. The room blurred. My mind blurred.
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 7:53 am
  • Off the Deep End: Happy Birthday, Sucker!

    I knew my birthday was coming. Not because I received cards in the mail on the days leading up to it, but because I received special “Happy Birthday c ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 8:34 pm
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