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  • Journalist returns to Chicago from disease-plagued Liberia

    Journalist returns to Chicago from disease-plagued Liberia
    Everyone thinks I've been quarantined after I returned from Liberia last month. I'm not. I greet people by tapping the inside of my shoe to the inside of their shoe. It's a standard greeting among Doctors Without Borders staff in Monrovia, Liberia, the...
  • Visit to psychologist is fair game in Griffin divorce, wife says

    Visit to psychologist is fair game in Griffin divorce, wife says
    In a contentious divorce, Chicago multibillionaire Ken Griffin has said Anne Dias Griffin violated his rights by revealing that they went to a couple's therapy session days before their wedding. In a court filing Monday, however, Dias Griffin said she...
  • Health Central Hospital adding 40 rooms

    Health Central Hospital adding 40 rooms
    Ocoee's Health Central Hospital is getting 40 additional rooms thanks to a $13.8 million grant from the West Orange Healthcare District.  “This 40-room addition to the hospital will benefit west Orange County residents in a couple of very...
  • Cops honor late police commissioner

    Cops honor late police commissioner
    More than 20 members of the Buffalo Grove Police Department are growing mustaches to raise awareness about prostate cancer and other men's health issues in honor of a police commissioner who died last year. "We think it's a great opportunity to shed...
  • For the record

    No-fly zones: An article in the Nov. 10 Section A about flight restrictions over Disney theme parks misstated the Federal Aviation Administration's positions on no-fly zones over Disney parks and sports events by implying the agency was seeking their...
  • Are wireless phones linked with brain cancer risk?

    Are wireless phones linked with brain cancer risk?
    (Reuters Health) - Swedes who talked on mobile or cordless phones for more than 25 years had triple the risk of a certain kind of brain cancer compared to those who used wireless phones for less than a year, a new study suggests. The odds of...
  • Lehigh-Lafayette festivities to begin on Sunday morning at Coordinated Health event

    It is typically one of the biggest events in Lehigh Valley and with this year's special meeting at Yankee Stadium to commemorate Game No. 150 in this storied rivalry, you won't be able to go anywhere without hearing about Lehigh and Lafayette. What...
  • Man, 50, shot and killed in Hollywood was mental health counselor

    Man, 50, shot and killed in Hollywood was mental health counselor
    A 50-year-old man who was shot and killed in a Hollywood home he had been visiting was remembered as a committed substance abuse counselor and a fun-loving sports and live music fan. David Teitelbaum, of Pembroke Pines, was a guest in the home of...
  • Creative event helps mental health group

    Creative event helps mental health group
    When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. It's an expression that Mark L. Hariton, a mentor with the Mental Health Association of Southeast Florida's Listen to Children program, stresses to the children he guides. Hariton, who has volunteered with...
  • Lawmakers question Obama's $6-billion request for Ebola funding

    Weighing President Obama’s request for billions of dollars in new funding to combat the Ebola virus, lawmakers on Wednesday pressed federal agencies to explain how the additional money would help in the fight against the disease. Members of the...
  • In push to keep mentally ill out of jail, county to expand crisis centers

    In push to keep mentally ill out of jail, county to expand crisis centers
    At the urging of Dist. Atty. Jackie Lacey and others lobbying to keep mentally ill people from being locked up in county jails, Los Angeles County supervisors voted Wednesday to fund several programs for people undergoing psychiatric crises. The...