| Jun 5, 2015
| 6:16 AM
Cancer 06.22-07.21 You may rise to the bait like everyone else and voice your opinion about the latest issues. In return, you could get hooked on a broader philosophy or be subjected to a lecture.
Leo 07.22-08.22 You are willing to share your good...
| Jun 5, 2015
| 6:28 AM
Cancer 06.21-07.22 You and a partner should behave like the United States and remain indivisible even if there are a few people who interfere. Exercise patience for the next few days.
Leo 07.23-08.22 A competitive spirit makes you eager to test limits,...
| Apr 25, 2015
The eighth-grader fidgeted nervously during an impromptu meeting with the principal of Haven Middle School in Evanston just before the start of first semester.
While classmates and teachers had long known the student as a girl, the 13-year-old...
| May 15, 2015
| 4:51 PM
Chicago health inspectors failed to visit hundreds of day cares that prepare and serve food to young children last year, an oversight city officials attributed to "human error."
State health rules say day cares must be inspected twice a year if they...
| May 6, 2015
| 1:41 PM
Hospitals in Illinois and across the country are changing the way they treat strokes after a battery of recent clinical trials found that swift surgical intervention improves the odds that patients will function normally again.
Instead of trying to...
| May 2, 2015
| 7:43 AM
For social service providers who have witnessed the state's frequent flip-flops on funding dental benefits for low-income adults, the prospect of the program getting axed again is a bad case of history repeating itself.
Just three years ago, Illinois'...
| Apr 23, 2015
| 5:05 PM
Barbara Salata was anxious, couldn't sleep and told her family it felt like she was having a heart attack. The 77-year-old Libertyville woman would forget things and generally "wasn't the mom that we knew," said her son, Bob Salata Jr.
Despite a sleep...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 4:07 PM
Coventry Health Care is lowering the cost of HIV and AIDS drugs after the insurer's prices — more than $1,000 per month on some plans sold in Illinois — drew complaints of discrimination from patient advocates.
Advocates have said Coventry...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 5:15 PM
Among a generation of kids ranging from today's 15-year-olds to babies only now being contemplated, shifting the minimum legal age for tobacco purchases from 18 to 21 across the United States now would prevent a quarter-million premature deaths, says a...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is appearing before a House panel Thursday morning to meet congressional accusers who are prepared to use the public health official’s own words about Ebola against him....
| Oct 1, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Shares of major airlines slid Wednesday in the wake of news that an air traveler from Africa to the U.S. had been diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus.
Although airline and medical experts emphasize that travelers cannot contract Ebola merely by flying...