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  • Bon Secours partnering with HealthFair to offer mobile health screenings

    Bon Secours partnering with HealthFair to offer mobile health screenings
      Bon Secours has partnered with HealthFair, a national testing provider, to bring convenient health testing to communities via mobile screening buses. HealthFair is a Joint Commission-accredited mobile screening company that works with hospitals and...
  • Escapee from Elgin Mental Health Center to get fitness hearing

    Escapee from Elgin Mental Health Center to get fitness hearing
    An Elgin Mental Health Center prisoner who managed to escape from custody earlier this month is due back in court next week for a fitness status hearing, a judge ordered Monday. Jesse Vega, 33, also identified in court records as Jesse Ortiz, was...
  • Feds consider probe into CHP beating captured on video, sources say

    The U.S. Justice Department is reviewing a request for an independent investigation into the California Highway Patrol officer who was recorded on video punching a woman along the 10 Freeway, an FBI spokeswoman said. Federal officials are considering...
  • Oak Park looks at cutting health department

    Oak Park looks at cutting health department
    The Oak Park Finance Committee is weighing the costs and benefits of operating one of the few municipal public health departments in the state. The department, which handles food inspections, rat removal, animal control, the farmers' market and other...
  • Elgin prisoner fled during bathroom stop, report says

    Elgin prisoner fled during bathroom stop, report says
    A handcuffed prisoner who escaped from Elgin Mental Health Center custody earlier this month was being transported in a van with three security officers when he fled out the vehicle's rear door, a police report shows. Jesse Vega, 33, also identified...
  • Domestic Violence Fatality Committee Recommends Study, Stepped-Up Communication

     Domestic Violence Fatality Committee Recommends Study, Stepped-Up Communication
    HARTFORD — Kelly Annelli thinks about her friend and neighbor, Kyla Ryng, every day, wondering if there was anything she could have done to prevent Ryng's shooting death in June at the hands of her husband. In a year that has seen 10 deaths from...
  • Use of illicit drugs becomes part of Silicon Valley's work culture

    For Google executive Forrest Timothy Hayes, heroin was the killer app. From the way the Santa Cruz, Calif., cops talk about it, the security camera video that captured a reputed high-price call girl injecting the 51-year-old tech veteran with a fatal...
  • Tackling diabetes one person at a time

    Tackling diabetes one person at a time
    HAMPTON — There are a dozen stories in the room. Participants — black and white, young and old, men and women — each have their own narrative as to how they came to be in a workshop to learn how to control diabetes. They're insulin-...
  • Schools get better marks for student dining options

    When it comes to campus dining, the language of food can change as fast as students' majors. A few years ago, few students were familiar with Celiac Disease or gluten-free diets. Those terms, as well as flexitarian, pescetarian, and old standbys vegan and...
  • Data analysis continues to grow in universities and job market

    Do you wonder how businesses know your buying habits or your driving record? They mine for data. Data mining is sifting through large volumes of information that could not otherwise be done manually, explains Bamshad Mobasher, professor in the school of...
  • Options abound for pursuing psychology programs

    Options abound for pursuing psychology programs
    Nancy Tartt has always had a passion for psychology and has devoted her career to social services. She headed to Adler School of Professional Psychology to pursue a master's degree in marriage and family counseling and discovered a new interest in the...