| May 30, 2014
| 7:42 AM
A doctor from Lurie Children's Hospital told a Cook County judge today that the medical staff agreed it was best to take a 16-year-old boy into temporary protective custody amid concerns his mother wanted him heavily medicated.
“We really felt...
| May 31, 2014
| 6:09 PM
As the American population ages and longevity increases, surgery to replace creaky knees and hips has become routine — more than a million people every year have a knee or hip replaced.
But what happened at St. Luke's University Health Network...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Taste of Downtown Glendale returns from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. this Wednesday along Brand Boulevard and benefits the nonprofit Glendale Healthy Kids, which provides medical services for underprivileged children and families.
Sharon Townsend, the organization&...
| May 2, 2014
| 6:33 AM
Whether you're entering the workforce for the first time or going back to work, looking for a career change or just seeing what's out there, you'll be weighing your options by a number of factors. When you consider which fields and positions have the...
| May 15, 2014
| 10:24 AM
Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shineski said Thursday he's "mad as hell" over allegations of wrongdoing at VA facilities, but his measured approach to fixing the problems did not appear to satisfy senators from both parties who grilled the retired Army...
| May 15, 2014
| 6:41 PM
The inquiry into whether a Veterans Affairs facility in Phoenix falsified government records to hide excessive wait times has broadened to include several other veterans centers nationwide, as officials said Thursday that complaints about delays in...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Dr. Theodore Corwin, a plastic surgeon in Thousand Oaks for the last 30 years, has had run-ins with insurers before, but never one so aggravating — and pointless — as this.
A 26-year-old woman recently came to his office complaining of back,...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 7:08 PM
At precisely the time 6-year-old Sammy most needed his parents, they were forced to keep their distance because his unique cancer treatment made him radioactive. Even his favorite blanket and stuffed animal were off-limits, lest they, too, become...
| May 19, 2014
| 9:22 PM
Lehigh Valley Health Network Thursday honored 30 clinicians and six care teams with awards at LVHN’s Friends of Nursing Celebration, attended by more than 725 colleagues and community members at SteelStacks, Bethlehem. The celebration honored the...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 9:38 PM
The nurses on the 20th floor were the first to see them. "Oh my goodness," declared Colleen Forrester, 29, a nurse dressed in green scrubs, who pointed to the windows. Other nurses came to look and laughed. Were the children strong enough to come see?...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 4:40 PM
A bill that would require drug and alcohol rehabilitation homes to report residents' deaths passed the California's Assembly Health Committee last week.
Assembly Bill 2374, introduced by Assemblyman Allan Mansoor, (R-Costa Mesa), would order the...