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  • Stratford Gym Is A Memorial To A Young Athlete

    Stratford Gym Is A Memorial To A Young Athlete
                  After the tragic death of Erin Babieanu , who died during a fatal car accident in Jamaica when her taxi hit an oncoming truck which instantly killed the driver and seriously  injured the others in the vehicle. Erin Marie Babieanu died due...
  • Google Glass: Paramedics' next tool

    Google Glass: Paramedics' next tool
    While Google Glass' potential as a consumer device remains to be seen, Lauren Rubinson-Morris is excited about its possibilities in her workplace. Rubinson-Morris is president and chief executive officer of MedEx Ambulance Service, a Skokie-based...
  • Hopkins agrees to pay $190 million to settle Levy claims

    Hopkins agrees to pay $190 million to settle Levy claims
    Johns Hopkins Hospital has agreed to pay $190 million to settle claims from thousands of women who may have been surreptitiously recorded during pelvic exams by gynecologist Dr. Nikita A. Levy. The amount of the settlement is one of the largest on...
  • In major cities, health deserts

    MILWAUKEE Hospitals and family doctors, the mainstays of health care, are pulling out of poor city neighborhoods, where the sickest populations live. A Pittsburgh Post-Gazette/ Milwaukee Journal Sentinel analysis of data from the largest U.S....
  • The relationship between poverty, health is complex

    MILWAUKEE Hundreds of plastic bins are stacked like jumbo shoeboxes, nearly scraping the ceiling of a bare-bones room in a former hospital. People sit nearby in rows of chairs, waiting to be matched with a pair of donated eyeglasses from the carefully...
  • Immigrants unlikely to spread disease, but may need medical care

    DALLAS Despite concerns about the potential public health crisis posed by immigrant children crossing the Texas-Mexico border, medical experts say the likelihood of their spreading disease is low. Still, experts in emergency preparedness are urging...
  • Take measures to control the sweet stuff: Front Burner

    As a physician, I strive to empower my patients to make better health decisions and to enjoy vitality and optimal health. Unfortunately, I am up against a $1 trillion food industry that wants us addicted to toxic food and a government that supports this...
  • Akron man builds hospital in Africa with help of priest

    Gaspard Maphamuka Nzita was just 13, living in a poor area of what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo, when his sister died. Lacking the proper medical equipment, the clinic couldn't help much. So Gaspard watched as his sister slipped away. Her...
  • Claros and El Chaar: Is weight-loss surgery the shortcut cure for diabetes?

    The media were buzzing recently with the findings of a Cleveland Clinic study showing that weight-loss (bariatric) surgery is helping many obese patients reverse Type 2 diabetes. Has diabetes actually been cured by surgery? For many people, the answer...
  • Try these 30 simple tricks to shave your health costs

    No matter how you get your insurance -- through your employer, from a state exchange, from an agent, or directly from an insurance company -- you're paying a bigger share of your health-care costs than in the past. Higher premiums are only part of the...
  • Training puts nurses on the forefront of technological advances

    Training puts nurses on the forefront of technological advances
    Advances in health care are not all in operating rooms or laboratories. Technological advances have rapidly changed the face of health care information and how it is used and disseminated. This new field — informatics — has expanded the nurse's role and...