| Dec 31, 2014
| 2:30 AM
The year 2014 was filled with important health discoveries and developments. Here's what got our attention and will likely affect many of us in the future.
Two studies in 2014 took concepts we already knew about to a new level. One, a...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 2:13 PM
This year's flu outbreak is starting earlier than usual and is widespread and increasing throughout the state, say officials who are urging Floridians to get their flu shot.
Tim Hendrix, medical director with Centra Care, said new cases last week were...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 11:43 AM
Pharmacies in Naperville have moved a step closer to being able to sell alcohol.
The city's Liquor Commission gave its support Thursday for the creation of a new license for pharmacies with the exception of those downtown.
A subcommittee studying...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 7:40 AM
Walgreens will be able to sell alcohol in nine Naperville stores, but not downtown.
Councilmen on Tuesday approved a new type of liquor license for pharmacies, but decided not allow any business to start selling packaged liquor in the downtown due to...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 3:28 PM
The year had more than its share of headline-grabbing stories in health care. Here are just a few to look back on and reflect. It's also an opportunity to assess what worked and what didn't, and what goals to set in 2015.
•The Affordable Care and...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 2:48 PM
The following items were collected from reports released police.
Someone broke a basement window of a home on the 400 block of North Humphrey Avenue, forced open the inner basement door and poured orange juice on the television set and coffee...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 10:56 AM
The following items were collected from reports released by the Oak Park Police Department.
Two men ages 20 to 30 and of medium build approached an Oak Park resident on the 600 block of Harrison Street at 1:30 a.m. Dec. 14 and one man struck the...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 2:46 PM
The following items were taken from Morton Grove police reports:
A catalytic converter was removed from a vehicle in the 8500 block of Marmora Avenue on Sept. 20.
A luggage carrier was removed from a vehicle in the 6100 block of Lincoln Avenue on...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Another health care company is being acquired in South Florida.
Health insurance giant Anthem of Indianapolis said Monday it agreed to buy South Florida's Simply Healthcare Holdings, which provides managed-care plans for Floridians, mainly in...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 9:14 AM
Walgreen CEO Greg Wasson will step down after the company completes its acquisition of European counterpart Alliance Boots, the company said Wednesday, a decision that didn't surprise company observers and investors.
Chairman James Skinner will become...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 2:48 PM
WEST HARTFORD — Gift cards, warm clothing, and kosher food are some of the items needed by local organizations collecting holiday donations.
The Bridge Family Center, which served more than 7,000 children and adults in their seven youth...