| May 15, 2014
| 9:41 AM
With the Preakness coming up here in Maryland, it's time things changed for the better in America's horse racing industry, which long ago drifted far from the values of sport.
It is increasingly difficult for honest horse owners to succeed and for...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:53 AM
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....
| May 16, 2014
| 11:00 AM
I read two letters in The Sun that involve mental health and hope that Maryland will join other states with common sense laws to address severe mental illness, thus closing the revolving door between jail and hospital ("Dealing with trauma like WMAR...
| May 1, 2014
| 4:30 PM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 52 years old and have been menopausal for the last two years. I'm experiencing some vaginal dryness. Is this normal? Is there anything that can be done for it? I've tried using over-the-counter lubricants and they don't seem to help...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 3:47 PM
The one person who should have been in Hearing Room 8E-A/B of the Pennsylvania Capitol, at 10:25 a.m. Tuesday, was not there.
Moments before the start of a hearing held by the state Senate Law & Justice Committee, 10-year-old Hannah Pallas of Butler...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 9:44 AM
Disposing of unused medication now will be less of a pill in Naperville.
The city unveiled new drop boxes Tuesday that allow residents to get rid of drugs in 11 locations, most of which are available around the clock.
"Unused or expired medication...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 8:55 AM
News footage of the fateful day shows Volker Fischer coasting into the finish of the 2013 Boston Marathon, wearing black shirt and shorts, tall black socks and black sunglasses, bib number 19793.
As the 61-year-old Highland Park resident crosses the...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 12:40 PM
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...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 7:46 PM
Charles F. Farthing, a physician who was at the forefront of care for HIV/AIDS patients and who drew attention to the need for an AIDS vaccine by announcing his willingness to inject himself, has died. He was 60.
Farthing, who collapsed in a Hong Kong...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 10:04 AM
AbbVie Inc. posted better-than-expected first-quarter earnings on Friday, propelled by another strong quarter of sales of the blockbuster drug Humira.
The North Chicago-based pharmaceutical company said Friday that revenue rose 5.4 percent to $4.56...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 9:00 PM
10 Health Tips to Help Reduce Falls
Falling is costly. Falls cause both physical and economical tolls in senior populations. The medical costs linked to injuries sustained from falls in adults over 65 was $30 billion in 2010, according to the Centers...