| Jan 22, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Target Corp. became the latest major company to say it will stop offering healthcare coverage for part-time workers, and experts said it won't be the last.
The Minneapolis company announced in a corporate blog post that it was changing its benefits...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Lockheed Martin, a government contractor best known for its fighter jets, formally opened a health care center in Baltimore County Wednesday, part of a bid to expand the company's role in the medical sector.
While health care services still represent a...
| May 2, 2014
Sister Kathleen McIntyre was born at Little Company of Mary Hospital in Evergreen Park, the hospital that ultimately became her life's work.
She was inspired to become a nurse after watching the Sisters of Little Company of Mary care for her ailing...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 9:00 PM
A historic slowdown in U.S. healthcare spending in recent years may be drawing to a close.
An industry report published Tuesday and healthcare experts point to a steady rise in medical care being sought by consumers seeing specialists, getting more...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Letters to the editor from Wheaton, Hinsdale, Western Springs, Glen Ellyn and Bellwood.
Responsible pet owners
I am an avid animal lover. I love them with a passion so deep, I can't even explain it.
Last December, I launched a Facebook page in...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 8:28 AM
Jenny Morgan headed a health care IT company for years before jumping to private equity, but she realized her passion wasn't investing in firms — it was being in the trenches, running one.
So when the founder of Linthicum-based basys wanted to...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 2:48 PM
If a computer salesman told you that you needed an $8,000 systems upgrade, you might walk (or run) out of the store, research everything you could about the necessity of his recommendation, shop around for a better price and then decide whether to make...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 11:15 AM
If the Supreme Court rules in favor of Hobby Lobby and lets companies off the hook for providing employees health care that doesn't square with the company owners' religious beliefs, that will represent a great financial opportunity for employers ("Don'...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 9:14 PM
WASHINGTON — President Obama's healthcare law, despite a rocky rollout and determined opposition from critics, already has spurred the largest expansion in health coverage in America in half a century, national surveys and enrollment data show.
| Apr 3, 2014
| 9:35 PM
Three gay men who contracted meningitis have died of the disease, officials said Thursday, heightening calls in West Hollywood and beyond that people get vaccinated.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health began providing free vaccinations...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 3:14 PM
WASHINGTON -- As the deadline approaches for enrolling in Obamacare health coverage this year, younger Americans have warmed somewhat to the president’s healthcare law, but Latinos remain closely split over it.
Those findings from a large-scale...