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  • Chicken soup Rx: Hospital follows orders of Dr. Mom

    AKRON, Ohio Patients undergoing outpatient procedures at an area hospital are sent home with a free quart of homemade chicken noodle soup along with the typical discharge instructions. It just goes to show that an age-old home remedy for recovery has...
  • Assisted suicide allows for death with dignity

    Assisted suicide allows for death with dignity
          End-of-life issues are among our most emotionally and religiously charged community concerns. The definition of “death” may require greater clarity when considering medical and technological advances that have moved patient...
  • Muncie 13-year-old seeks treatment for rare condition

    Lauren McGlaughlin spends her days wandering from one dystopian society to the next — from the "Divergent" series, to the "Maze Runner" series, to "Shatter me." She keeps the books carefully placed around her in bed. The rest are kept in a quickly-...
  • Lemont doctor accused of taking kickback

    A doctor from Lemont has been charged with receiving a $2,500 cash kickback from an individual in return for referring Medicaid and Medicare patients to the individual's company for medical treatment, according to a release from the U.S. Attorney's Office...
  • New Ebola cases are declining: Why that's bad news for a cure

    New Ebola cases are declining: Why that's bad news for a cure
    After killing at least 9,936 people and infecting more than 24,202, the Ebola epidemic appears to be running out of steam. And for some medical researchers, this hard-won progress poses a problem. The Ebola virus has retreated so dramatically in...
  • More states consider 'death with dignity' laws

    WASHINGTON After he decided to hasten his death, Erwin Byrnes, who had advanced Parkinson's disease, set about planning all the details of the memorial service that would follow. He designated the nearby DoubleTree Hotel in Missoula, Montana, as the...
  • Timonium family has scare with baby botulism

    Timonium family has scare with baby botulism
    Vibrant with big blue eyes and brown hair with a tint of red, 5-month-old Madison "Maddie" Wright had reached all her developmental milestones; she could roll over, sit up on her own and hold her head up. Then, one day in January, her abilities began...
  • Life of a child, and a family, changed permanently

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. As they started their family, Mooresville residents Theresa and Lucas Black dutifully got their children immunized, never doubting their doctor's word that vaccines are safe and necessary. But their faith in those promises was shaken in...
  • Anesthesia technician: Working in a children's hospital adds joyous element to job

    Because he works at Chicago's Lurie Children's Hospital, Patrick Tobin's patients can range from infants to college students. But no matter their age, or whether they face a tonsillectomy or an organ transplant, Tobin is there to make sure they get to...
  • House leaders looking for deal to halt Medicare payment cuts

    Aides to top House Republicans and Democrats are trying to negotiate a bipartisan compromise to permanently revamp a law that annually threatens cuts in Medicare payments to doctors, including a 21 percent reduction set to take effect April 1. As part of...
  • Telemedicine making sense for more doctors and patients

    SEATTLE On New Year's Eve, singer Kim Archer was scheduled to perform at a party. The problem was she had an asthma attack early in the day and didn't have any medicine. She searched the Internet for quick help and found Franciscan Urgent Virtual Care....