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  • Fitness Files: Gluten-free doesn't mean stress-free

    "So Pig-Pen from 'Peanuts' had the right idea?" a friend emailed after reading my last article. He referred to the "hygiene theory" that doctors from the Mayo Clinic and University of Chicago think may be responsible for the uptick in auto immune...
  • Logan Center raises the dial on jazz

    Logan Center raises the dial on jazz
    Music lovers might not have anticipated it, but the sprawling arts center that the University of Chicago opened in 2012 has become an increasingly important player in Chicago jazz. Last season, the Logan Center for the Arts presented several major...
  • The desires of art

    The desires of art
    What does art want? Is art more comfortable in a group setting or alone? Does it opt for indirect natural light or a bright, focused spot? Is art chatty or quiet, riotous or sedate? Does it wish to be used, abused or politely regarded from a safe...
  • Recommended classical of the week

    Recommended classical of the week
    Bach Organ Project: The WFMT-sponsored cycle of the complete solo organ works of J.S. Bach concludes with two recitals. At 7:30 p.m. Friday, organists from the North Shore AGO chapter will perform at Alice Millar Chapel (1870 Sheridan Road, Evanston)....
  • Prius pushback: Hybrid inspires some hatred

    Prius pushback: Hybrid inspires some hatred
    When people ask Chris Bellios what he drives, he says it's a Toyota — a black one. "The stigma that goes with owning a Prius is palpable," said Bellios, 43, a Vernon Hills resident who loves his Prius so much he's owned two. Other drivers don't...
  • Some U.S. hospitals weigh withholding care to Ebola patients

    CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Ebola crisis is forcing the American healthcare system to consider the previously unthinkable: withholding some medical interventions because they are too dangerous to doctors and nurses and unlikely to help a patient. U....
  • 2 under observation at hospitals after falling ill during flights from Liberia to O'Hare

    2 under observation at hospitals after falling ill during flights from Liberia to O'Hare
    Two people who arrived at O'Hare International Airport from Liberia have been placed under observation at Chicago hospitals, under the city's procedures for handling Ebola, after they fell ill during their flights, officials said. Health officials...
  • 4 Chicago hospitals will handle Ebola; nurses call for hazmat protection

    4 Chicago hospitals will handle Ebola; nurses call for hazmat protection
    Four Chicago hospitals will treat potential Ebola patients, and federal officials announced more strict guidelines for handling those cases, even as a nurses union continued to push Tuesday for additional measures. City officials confirmed that Rush...
  • Haymarket troupe parlays small operas into big successes

    Haymarket troupe parlays small operas into big successes
    Haymarket Opera Company is the most notable success story among the newer Chicago groups specializing in historically informed performances of pre-classical music. Since its calling-card production of Handel's rarely performed "Aci, Galatea e Polifemo"...
  • Cardinal George discusses successor, pope, defense of doctrine

    Cardinal George discusses successor, pope, defense of doctrine
    In a sweeping interview weeks before he steps down, Cardinal Francis George expressed frustration that his defense of church doctrine has ever caused offense, discussed the story behind his successor's selection and voiced concerns that expectations...
  • To Govs. Jindal, Perry: A travel ban won't save lives, but Medicaid will

    For Bobby Jindal of Louisiana and Rick Perry of Texas, two Republican governors thinking about running for president, the Ebola virus has been a heaven-sent opportunity. It has allowed them to swank around as protectors of public health, distracting their...