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  • Newport News clinic offering free dental screening, FF has new travel prep site

    Newport News clinic offering free dental screening, FF has new travel prep site
    The Community Free Clinic of Newport News is offering free dental screenings to adults and children on Saturday, May 31, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Three volunteer dentists will provide the free screenings on a first-come, first-served basis. They will...
  • More Seniors, More Meds, More Driving and What It Means

     
    Compared to 40 years ago, there are a lot more senior citizens behind the wheel. Helping to keep them healthy enough to be on the road are improved modern medications. So, naturally, you have more older Americans taking more medications......
  • Police reports: Stolen bikes, DUI arrest, broken drive-through window

    Police reports: Stolen bikes, DUI arrest, broken drive-through window
    The following items were taken from Oak Park and River Forest police reports: A 22-year-old Oak Park man was arrested at 6 p.m. April 23, at his house on the 1100 block of South Lombard Avenue in connection with a theft that occurred Jan. 3 on the 900...
  • Tuberculosis remains a threat despite city's eradication efforts

    Tuberculosis remains a threat despite city's eradication efforts
    Baltimore once suffered the highest rate of tuberculosis infection of any large city in the country — 75 cases per 100,000 people in 1966. Since the 1980s, however, the city has served as a model for tuberculosis control and prevention, helping to...
  • Good news: Effort to speed up California's death penalty delayed

    Good news: Effort to speed up California's death penalty delayed
    Amid great fanfare this year, a prominent group of California politicos — including former Gov. Pete Wilson and Gray Davis — threw their support behind a fall 2014 ballot initiative that would have amended the state Constitution to speed up...
  • Pfizer Sales Pitch On Research: No Mention Of Groton

    If the situation weren't so pathetic, Connecticut's Pfizer-watchers could laugh as the company tries to snooker British politicians this week into thinking the drug behemoth's proposed, $106 billion takeover of AstraZenica makes sense. The Brits ought to...
  • On the Town: Putting on the ritz at the Sheraton

     On the Town: Putting on the ritz at the Sheraton
    The Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center Guild and supporters of the Champion Fund of Children's Hospital Los Angeles staged respective fundraisers this past week at the Sheraton Universal Hotel. Presented under the theme "On the Red Carpet," the...
  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals vows to boost its $46-billion bid for Allergan

    The heated takeover fight over Allergan Inc., the maker of Botox, continued Tuesday with the Canadian pharmaceutical company Valeant vowing to increase its $46-billion offer this month. Meanwhile, the Canadian firm's partner in the offer, activist...
  • O.C. clears way for court-ordered treatment of mentally ill

    O.C. clears way for court-ordered treatment of mentally ill
    Driven to action by the death of a schizophrenic homeless man, Orange County on Tuesday became the first large county in California to implement a law clearing the way for court-ordered treatment for the severely mentally ill. Laura's Law was passed...
  • ADHD: The entrepreneur's superpower

    ADHD: The entrepreneur's superpower
    What do business mogul Sir Richard Branson, Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad, and JetBlue founder David Neeleman, have in common? Well, besides being monumentally successful, they all have ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), and, like other...
  • Illinois among 45 states settling off-label dispute with GlaxoSmithKline

    Illinois among 45 states settling off-label dispute with GlaxoSmithKline
    The Illinois Attorney General on Wednesday announced the state was part of a $105 million settlement with GlaxoSmithKline LLC to resolve allegations that the company unlawfully promoted its asthma drug Advair and antidepressants Paxil and Wellbutrin....