Reunion a sour experience

To the Committee of the recent UHS 1970’s Reunion:For the past seven years my son has experienced poor health with many heart problems. At one p...

August 14th, 2018 |  


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An Aging Matters reader asked, “I would like information about paying high dental costs. Do people have two dental policies? Do they go to Canad...

August 13th, 2018 |  


Pack school lunches safely

Pack school lunches safely

Question: My kids are starting back to school next week, and this year they are packing their lunch for the first time. Any tips on what I need to do ...

August 13th, 2018 |  



Hess answers Puglia’s letter

This letter is a comment on the letter from Robert Puglia published Aug. 10 in the Urbana Daily Citizen:There are 48 places of opportunity in Mexico t...

August 13th, 2018 |  


A list maker at heart

I am an inveterate list maker. I always considered list making an occupational necessity; but eight retirement years later, I still begin each day by ...

August 12th, 2018 |  


I vote for human decency

There is no more illustrative example of moral relativism than that of a self-avowed Christian who applauds and encourages the cruelty of an absolutis...

August 9th, 2018 |  


‘I voted for a fighter’

This letter is regarding a letter to the editor published July 27.Considering our many individual freedoms - religion, speech, assembly, political cho...

August 8th, 2018 |  


Air ambulance companies have consumers in death grip

Two years ago in this space I told the story of a Mississippi woman, Katherine Green, who got caught in the unsavory business practices of the air amb...

August 6th, 2018 |  


Unfinished business

It was a treat to read Jan Ebert’s column, “The Music Stand.” She spent her three-part series “checking up” on Champaign...

August 5th, 2018 |  


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If you’re taking many different medicines as well as over-the-counter supplements and vitamins, you might be at risk of missing one, taking too ...

August 2nd, 2018 |