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  • Health Department reaches out to women at risk of breast cancer

    Health Department reaches out to women at risk of breast cancer
    When President Barack Obama kicked off his re-election campaign in 2012, his analytical staff handed him a priceless gift — the names of about 67 million voters who had most likely voted for him. Using the same analytic tools, a company founded by...
  • Man with mental health issues missing from West Rogers Park

    Man with mental health issues missing from West Rogers Park
    A man with mental health issues has been reported missing from his West Rogers Park home, according to police. Police issued a missing person alert Saturday for Michael Dunagan, 19, who was last seen at his home about noon Friday. Dunagan has bipolar...
  • Another Insanity Acquittee Charged With Assault At Whiting

    MIDDLETOWN — Weeks after a Superior Court judge sent an insanity acquittee back to prison following his arrests in connection with a series of violent attacks on patients and staff at the state's maximum-security psychiatric hospital, police said...
  • Mental Health Center redevelopment a 'legacy project'

    Mental Health Center redevelopment a 'legacy project'
    A review of the former Mental Health Center's potential redevelopment called it a potential "legacy project" that could positively impact the entire community, Tinley Park officials said Tuesday. Tinley Park's mayor and trustees watched a presentation...
  • Can you be overweight and healthy?

    Can you be overweight and healthy?
    Is weight loss, by itself, healthy? My belief is that the more abs I can see, the healthier I am. This is because of what I must do to see those abs: exercise more, consume fewer barley beverages, raid my kids' candy stash less, fill up on vegetables....
  • Dallas marks Ebola end with relief, 'selfies' with President Bush

    Dallas marks Ebola end with relief, 'selfies' with President Bush
    A relieved Dallas got the U.S. government's all-clear on Friday from Ebola, and former President George W. Bush marked the event by visiting the hospital that was at the center of fighting the virus and the origin of an American scare over the disease....
  • Mayo: Tony Villegas trial delayed again in Rothstein lawyer murder case

    Mayo: Tony Villegas trial delayed again in Rothstein lawyer murder case
    Tony Villegas' long-delayed trial for the March 2008 murder of Scott Rothstein lawyer Melissa Lewis is off the rails again. Villegas, a former train conductor who has been held without bond for 6 1/2 years, has been deemed mentally unfit to stand trial....
  • Judge tosses out rules for 'Charlotte's Web' medical pot

     Judge tosses out rules for 'Charlotte's Web' medical pot
    A judge on Friday tossed out the state's proposed rules for "Charlotte's Web" medical marijuana, which means families waiting for the drug to help epileptic children and others will have to wait even longer. Because of the decision, the Florida...
  • Florida monitoring 10 individuals returning from Ebola zone

    Florida monitoring 10 individuals returning from Ebola zone
    The Florida Department of Health is monitoring 10 low-risk individuals who have been returning from Ebola-affected countries.  There are no confirmed cases of the disease in the state, officials said on Friday. The individuals have their temperatures...
  • Marine's mom plans to sue VA over son's death

    MIAMI The Davie mother of a U.S. Marine who committed suicide in January, 2013 intends to sue the VA, accusing its doctors of prescribing the medication that he ultimately used to overdose. Hours into a battle in Afghanistan on his second tour of duty,...
  • Overuse of antibiotics can pose serious health risks

    Antibiotics are relied on, by some, to be the "cure-all" medication, but more and more evidence is showing they aren't the wonder drug some think it is. Tan Nguyen and Roxanne Lapierre − students in the nursing program at the University of...