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  • 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....
  • Amanda Bynes rails against parents, mentions diagnosis and medication

    Amanda Bynes rails against parents, mentions diagnosis and medication
    Amanda Bynes was back online in the wee hours Tuesday and into the morning, telling the world about her parental and conservatorship woes and perhaps revealing a mental-health diagnosis. Perhaps. "I need to get an apartment and my parents won't give...
  • Wasim Maziak: Regular smokes might be worse, but e-cigs no panacea

    Wasim Maziak: Regular smokes might be worse, but e-cigs no panacea
    For many public-health professionals, e-cigarettes were the long-awaited solution to the tobacco epidemic. Finally, we have a product that looks like cigarettes, works like cigarettes and is popular among smokers, but without much of the harm of...
  • 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...
  • Commentary: It's time to treat the stigma of mental illness

    World Mental Health Day was Oct. 10, and instead of celebrating how far we have come in the mental-health field, I've been dwelling on the stigma that is still heavily associated with it. According to the World Health Organization, more than 450...
  • Jurors look at bloody photos of Anita Smithey

    Jurors look at bloody photos of Anita Smithey
    SANFORD — Jurors at the Anita Smithey murder trial on Thursday looked at photos of her, sitting on a hospital bed, bloody and battered, about three hours after she shot and killed her estranged husband. They also watched her break down and cry...
  • Check out wellness events to stay healthy

    Health/wellness Al-Anon: 12-step group open to families and friends coping with problem drinkers. Daytime and evening meetings at various locations. Free. 407-896-4929 or 407-265-7334. Alzheimer's & Dementia: Support groups for caregivers. 10 a.m....
  • Chamber holds 'Roaring Twenties' gala

    It was a party that might have been taken straight from famed author F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel, The Great Gatsby. Lovely ladies in glittery flapper dresses, long strands of pearls, their chin-length bobs festooned with feathered headbands came...