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  • Project seeks 1 million veterans to give blood, DNA for disease research

    Project seeks 1 million veterans to give blood, DNA for disease research
    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is looking for a few good men and women to volunteer for a battle it's waging at home — against disease. Actually, more than a few are needed. Officials overseeing health care for the nation's veterans are...
  • Treating menopause symptoms

    Treating menopause symptoms
    Every woman will experience menopause, some in the normal course of aging and some before. It can bring on a host of symptoms in addition to hot flashes. But there are things that women can do, from improving their diet and exercising to finding the right...
  • Quitting smoking is tough, but not impossible

    Quitting smoking is tough, but not impossible
    Many people pick quitting smoking as their New Year's resolution. But if quitting smoking was easy, most smokers would have already done it. Tobacco is highly addictive and the process isn't easy, but quitting is possible for those who really are ready...
  • Costly turf war on men's balding heads

    Costly turf war on men's balding heads
    Vin Diesel has embraced his baldness. And it's doubtful Michael Stipe spends much time browsing for toupees. But not all of the 40 million American men with follicularly challenged scalps are going quietly into that bald night. They're raging — with...
  • Paula Deen's diabetes: Blaming the victim?

    Paula Deen's diabetes: Blaming the victim?
    As Southern celebrity chef Paula Deen certainly knows by now, people with Type 2 diabetes are routinely blamed for causing their disease by eating junky food and making unhealthy lifestyle choices. Known for high fat recipes that raise the risk for...
  • Report faults professor, UCLA in death of lab assistant

    Ever since Sheri Sangji was fatally burned in a December 2008 lab fire, UCLA officials have cast it as a tragic accident, saying the 23-year-old staff research assistant was a seasoned chemist who was trained in the experiment that went awry. But...
  • Rivera freed after Lake County prosecutors stop seeking retrial in girl's '92 slaying

    Rivera freed after Lake County prosecutors stop seeking retrial in girl's '92 slaying
    Ending nearly 20 years in custody, Juan Rivera walked out of prison today hours after authorities said they will not challenge an appellate court’s reversal of his murder conviction in the 1992 slaying of 11-year-old babysitter Holly Staker....
  • Red Thread shows up in lawns

     
    The first of our “cool and wet” turf diseases has started to show up in home lawns. Nancy Bosold, our regional turf educator sends this information: Red thread (and the similar disease pink patch) is enjoying our weather conditions. In......
  • Medicare: Saving it is the only option [Most commented]

     
    Medicare needs a makeover before it implodes, and Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and House Budget Committee Chairman Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) may have just devised a way. If, of course, you're willing to make some concessions. The unlikely pair, as......
  • Justice for Juan Rivera, but now what about the victim?

     
    Not to be ungracious, but... Lake County State’s Attorney Michael Waller made the right decision today when he ended the prosecution of Juan Rivera, announcing that his office would not appeal the Dec. 9 Illinois Appellate Court decision that...
  • Are you affected by the ADHD drug shortage?

     
    It sometimes takes the heft of a media giant such as The New York Times to concentrate the rest of the news media's attention on significant medical issues. The latest one is the nationwide shortage of drugs to treat attention deficit hyperactivity...