The average woman needs 1,800 - 2,400 calories per day while a man needs 2,400 - 3,000.
URBANA -- Students around Central Illinois are being honored as part of the Red Ribbon Campaign.
DECATUR -- Macon County residents will have a brand new health center by this time next year.
CHAMPAIGN -- The latest technology in knee replacements is now available.
Update: 10:04 pm CHAMPAIGN -- Those coming back from West Africa won’t be getting the welcome home they may want.
Americans buy 600-million pounds of candy every Halloween. That's a scary fact, or is it?
SPRINGFIELD -- Representative Raymond Poe will undergo an adult stem cell transplant in Texas.
Raw honey can be purchased in any grocery store and is found in most people's kitchens. But, many don't know about all the health benefits honey provides.
More than 15 million family and friends are living with or loving someone suffering from Alzheimer's disease.
Talking to kids about sex can be tricky and awkward. Therapist Paige Spangler, with Elliott Counseling Group, has some tips to make things more comfortable for both parties.
Birth control isn't just used for preventing pregnancy. Claudia Lennhoff, executive director with Champaign County Health Care Consumers, joins us now.
ILLINOIS -- Running into a burning building isn't the only concern for firefighters. There are long-term risks.
ILLINOIS -- Parents and caregivers are getting a warning from a couple state departments.
Update: 10:10 pm, 9/28/14, Sunday UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- This parent is one of millions who know firsthand what it's like having a child with an ear infection.
ILLINOIS -- Arthur Kramer, from the UI Beckman Institute, has more on research linking exercise and our mind.
ILLINOIS -- Transformations health coach, Maura Kennedy, is here with advice for overcoming obesity.
Latest: 6:17 pm, 9/16/14, Tuesday DANVILLE -- An area school took home an award. Northeast Elementary Magnet School got a national award for health and nutrition.
WCIA-3 NEWS -- We have some family business to discuss. That's why we're sitting here. Because all of you are part of our family, we wanted to let you know what's been going on behind the scenes.
ILLINOIS -- More than 200 state schools will have access to more fresh fruit and vegetables this year.
We answer all your health related questions in this mornings editon of Ask Your Family Physician.
SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois is the first state to recognize all three levels of stroke care.
NATIONAL -- The struggle to get kids to eat their veggies is timeless, but the battle may be easier at school.
NATIONAL -- CVS Pharmacy says it's time to start living up to its name.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Technology developed at UI could make it easier for people to check their blood sugar.
In this edtion of "Ask Your Family Physician" one question asks "As I age, what are tips or tricks to keep my metabolism high?"
Update: 5:38 pm, 8/31/14, Sunday NATIONAL -- A new study shows kids are not getting enough sleep.
ILLINOIS -- If you have a loved one cared for by a stranger, you'd want to make sure they're trustworthy.
In this edition of "Ask Your Family Physician" one viewer wants to know if there is any way to help a baby with a cold get rid of their excess fluids.
CHAMPAIGN -- Men are conditioned to be the strong ones. Oftentimes, traditional gender roles or family members push them into believing they cannot show weakness.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- By the end of this year, tens of thousands of military service members will be heading home from overseas.
ILLINOIS -- The first human case of West Nile virus is confirmed in the state.
"Cutting Government Waist": Champaign PD and Fitness 5-0
CHAMPAIGN -- When one area woman's weight was at its highest, Kaylee Williams was at her lowest, so she went to Crossfit class and found a second home.
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- MTD buses are always on the move. Now, the business is helping its employees do the same.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Concussions and beating the heat are two injuries usually on the minds of players, coaches and parents.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A new program is aimed at getting young girls physically and emotionally healthy.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- A sleep study at UI suggests workers need more sunlight.
Dr. Nathan Walker from Christie Clinic joins us for our "Ask Your Family Physician" segment. He answers questions with topics ranging from crones disease to sugar intake. Have a look to see what he has to say.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- The Ebola virus is on U.S. soil and doctors at UI are preparing to test international students for it.
Update: 10:23 pm, 7/30/14, Wednesday ILLINOIS -- Schools have gotten safer for people with severe allergies.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- UI students now have another place to go if they need to see a doctor.
NATIONAL -- A new report shows social media is taking its toll on our health.
ILLINOIS -- The state is taking steps to help the transgender community.
Our family physician from Christie Clinic joins us to talk about questions regarding anxiety, skin health, and dieting.
CHAMPAIGN -- ACL injuries are very common and there are some new techniques to repair them.
CHAMPAIGN -- It's taken years for one Champaign County woman to reach one of her biggest goals. Now, she's Taking Action to help others follow in her footsteps.
After following John and Laura on their weight-loss journey for 20 weeks now, they're showing-off their new looks and new attitudes!
C-U Public Health supports Cutting Government "Waist," a new program to encourage a healthy work environment. Parkland College is one of the agencies on board.
Zucchini Pizza Boats.
With recent flooding we will be talking about mold, and when it becomes a serious health risk. Also, there have been outbreaks of "hand, foot, mouth disease" and we'll be talking about common causes and ways to prevent it.