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  • Should lawmakers embrace Gov. Scott's plan to hike per-student spending?

  • Mayor who survived West Nile stars in warning ad

     Mayor who survived West Nile stars in warning ad
    Two suburban mayors fell seriously ill with the West Nile virus in August 2012, when a summer drought provided especially hospitable conditions for the Culex mosquito carrier. Only one of the mayors lived to tell his story. Evergreen Park Mayor...
  • WHO explains how a suspected Ebola outbreak spread in Congo

    A suspected Ebola outbreak in Central Africa has been traced to a pregnant woman who butchered a slain bush animal that had been given to her husband, the World Health Organization said Wednesday. The Health Ministry in the Democratic Republic of...
  • Hospital uses tablets to assist in patient care

    FORT WORTH Jessica Adkins, cradling her newborn son, Kaden, to her chest, said she appreciates being able to order meals, watch movies on demand and make her room cooler, all without leaving the comfort of her hospital bed. Texas Health Harris...
  • The 'heartbreak of psoriasis' may affect our joints, heart and mind

    Harvard Health Blog Raised, red patches covered with silvery scales on the elbows and knees are the classic sign of plaque psoriasis. This is the most common form of this skin disease, named after an ancient Greek word meaning an itchy or scaly...
  • WHO pulls personnel from Ebola lab after health worker infected

    WHO pulls personnel from Ebola lab after health worker infected
    The U.N. health organization said Tuesday that it had temporarily withdrawn personnel from an Ebola testing laboratory in eastern Sierra Leone – one of only two in the country -- after an epidemiologist deployed to the area became infected with...
  • Tinley Park hires firm to create Mental Health Center blueprint

    Tinley Park hires firm to create Mental Health Center blueprint
    Tinley Park officials have awarded a $100,000 contract to a Chicago architecture and planning firm to produce a blueprint for development of the former Mental Health Center in town. Trustee Greg Hannon underscored the importance of the property,...
  • VA inquiry stops short of linking deaths to delays in care in Phoenix

    On the same day President Obama pledged to regain veterans’ trust, Department of Veterans Affairs investigators reported that they had been unable to prove that delays in medical care caused any deaths at the VA medical center in Phoenix,...
  • Twitter helps Chicago find sources of food poisoning

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – When Chicago health officials saw Twitter users complaining about local food poisoning episodes, they reached out on Twitter to those users and often ended up charging the restaurant in question with a violation. "We...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Author, Mental Health Advocate, Suicide Survivor Kevin Hines To Speak

    Hartford Hospital's Institute of Living (IOL) will hold a free public educational seminar featuring Kevin Hines, author of "Cracked, Not Broken: Surviving and Thriving After a Suicide Attempt." This event takes place on Tuesday, Sept. 23 at the West...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hartford Hospital's Institute Of Living Open House For New Resource Center

    Hartford Hospital's Institute of Living (IOL) invites the community at large to visit the new on-campus home of its Family Resource Center (FRC) and ACCESS-Mental Health Connecticut program during an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday,...