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  • Our whooping cough story, and why medical reporting is so interesting

    Our whooping cough story, and why medical reporting is so interesting
    One especially fascinating aspect of my job is sifting through medical history, something I was more than happy to do for my story on the resurgence of reported cases of whooping cough in Illinois and across the nation. You can find that story, which...
  • 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....
  • Adult diabetics need hepatitis vaccination

    Adult diabetics need hepatitis vaccination
    Health districts serving the Peninsula are advising all primary care physicians that adults diagnosed with diabetes mellitus (Type 1 and 2) should be vaccinated against hepatitis B as soon as possible after diagnosis. The vaccine is particularly...
  • Rivera released after nearly 20 years in prison

    Rivera released after nearly 20 years in prison
    Nearly 20 years after he was imprisoned, Juan Rivera walked out of Stateville Correctional Center and into a throng of jubilant family members Friday evening after he was exonerated in the murder of a Waukegan baby sitter. His release came less than...
  • DNA identifies cold case murder suspect as descendant of Mayflower pilgrim

    DNA identifies cold case murder suspect as descendant of Mayflower pilgrim
    There’s a major and fascinating break in the vicious murder of a high school cheerleader more than 20 years ago. Detectives say DNA links the killer to the family of a pilgrim who came to America aboard the Mayflower in 1620 and now they think they...
  • Fighting for air

    Fighting for air
    For brief moments, Cassie Stanley can forget her precarious relationship with death. She forgot on Christmas morning when her family opened presents. At other times, she forgets by immersing herself in watching the Bulls or Cubs on TV in her family's...
  • McDonald's in Australia uses 'DNA spray' to catch thieves

    McDonald's in Australia uses 'DNA spray' to catch thieves
    McDonald's restaurants in Australia are fighting back against thieves by blasting suspected robbers with an invisible DNA spray as they attempt to flee.The spray, which remains on the suspect's skin for two weeks and on clothes for up to six months, has...
  • Medical board: Doctor was negligent

    An Irvine-based doctor has lost his medical license for over-prescribing medication to a depressed patient a month before the patient died of an overdose. Dariush Javanshir's license was revoked for prescribing 330 tablets of anti-anxiety medication...
  • Excedrin, Bufferin Recalled Due to Broken, Mislabeled Pills

    Excedrin, Bufferin Recalled Due to Broken, Mislabeled Pills
    WASHINGTON -- Pharmaceutical company Novartis on Sunday voluntarily recalled a number of over-the-counter drugs -- including certain bottles of Excedrin and Bufferin -- due to complaints about mislabeled and broken pills. The Switzerland-based company...
  • Firms with interests in Md. pour cash into DGA

    Firms with interests in Md. pour cash into DGA
    Some companies with interests in Maryland have found a new way to show support for Gov. Martin O'Malley: They're contributing tens of thousands of dollars to the Democratic Governors Association. Last December, O'Malley took the helm of the DGA, where as...
  • How much research on marijuana does The Sun want?

    This letter is in response to The Sun's editorial on medical marijuana ("Go slow," Jan. 3). Recently, a medical marijuana panel commissioned by the Maryland legislature recommended two divergent proposals. One recommends dispensaries allow doctors to...