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  • How we shaft the mentally ill

    How we shaft the mentally ill
    For more than 50 years, the Tinley Park Mental Health Center served as the treatment facility for up to 1,900 mentally ill patients annually. These days, the patients have been left to fend for themselves as the building lies vacant — a stark and...
  • Refugees find peace tending global garden in Albany Park

    Refugees find peace tending global garden in Albany Park
    It could be a scene from a faraway land — women in long, colorful skirts harvesting mustard leaves, a man with a weathered face and a traditional salwar kameez beneath his suit jacket squeezing between rows — chopped, fermented daikon spread...
  • The death of Damaud Martin: Looking but not seeing [Editorial]

    The death of Damaud Martin: Looking but not seeing  [Editorial]
    The death of a severely disabled foster child earlier this month while under the care of a group home in Anne Arundel County that Maryland health regulators were in the process of shutting down inevitably raises the question of whether the boy's life...
  • LifeLine contracts received little scrutiny at Board of Public Works

    LifeLine contracts received little scrutiny at Board of Public Works
    Maryland's Board of Public Works, a panel that includes the governor and other top state officials, did little to scrutinize millions in contracts it awarded in recent years to the financially strapped operator of a group home where a 10-year-old boy died...
  • Clermont woman guilty in $4M scam bought luxury cars, cosmetic surgery, feds say

    Clermont woman guilty in $4M scam bought luxury cars, cosmetic surgery, feds say
    A Clermont woman was found guilty this week of using $4 million in fraudulent income-tax returns to pay for luxury cars and cosmetic surgeries — all by using information that prosecutors say was provided by two Orange County health-department...
  • Hookah use (harmful but seen as trendy) increasing among U.S. teens, study says

    Hookah use (harmful but seen as trendy) increasing among U.S. teens,  study says
    Hookah use is increasing among U.S. teens, an "alarming" trend given the health problems associated with smoking the water pipes, according to a study released this week. The study found 18 percent of high school students reported they'd used a hookah...
  • Salt Watch: Restaurant study finds chains can't shake salt

    Salt Watch: Restaurant study finds chains can't shake salt
    While some restaurant chains are shaking the salt habit, others are adding more sodium to their meals, according to a new study just released. Researchers for the Center for Science in the Public Interest reviewed 136 meals from 17 top restaurant chains ...
  • Seminole Health Dept. ends 30 years of pediatric care

    Seminole Health Dept. ends 30 years of pediatric care
    After 30 years of providing pediatric services to the community, the Seminole County health department will stop providing those services as of Aug. 1, health officials announced. The officials cited budgetary shortfalls as well as an abundance of...
  • Rabies alert issued in Seminole County

    Rabies alert issued in Seminole County
    A rabies alert for neighborhoods surrounding the Big Tree Park, in Longwood, has been issued by Seminole County health department. A feral cat tested positive for rabies in a neighborhood near the park last week, health officials said. The cat...
  • Oil drilling in North Dakota raises concerns about radioactive waste

    Oil drilling in North Dakota raises concerns about radioactive waste
    Every weekday, about a dozen large garbage trucks peel away from the oil boom that has spread through western North Dakota to bump along a gravel road to the McKenzie County landfill. The trucks drive up to a scale flanked by something seldom found in...
  • Department will offer free immunizations in August

    The Florida Department of Health in Lake County will offer free required immunizations for students in August. All children attending public or private school must have proof of immunizations — a Florida Certificate of Immunization (Form 680) &#...