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  • Be a champion for values

    What do you value? Everything we do, pursue, support, is always rooted in a value. There are two kinds of values: aspiring values and means values. For example, I value health, physical health, wellness. That would be an A category value, our aspiring...
  • Former aide to Obama pal Whitaker pleads guilty

    Former aide to Obama pal Whitaker pleads guilty
    SPRINGFIELD --- The one-time top aide to former state public health chief Dr. Eric Whitaker pleaded guilty today in a $400,000 federal bribery and kickback scheme on state grants she controlled. Quinshaunta Golden, 45, of Homewood, entered her plea in...
  • Baby fairs seek sponsors, exhibitors and volunteers

    The Young Families Health Initiative Committee of Lake County is seeking sponsors, exhibitors and volunteers for the 25th annual baby fairs. The free events are for first-time or special needs parents including pregnant women and parents of newborns. The...
  • Love lifts depression's fog

    Love lifts depression's fog
    Second of three parts. In Part 1, family members recalled how Orange County high school student Jon Ludlow went from being an athlete to a loner who required psychiatric medication. He lost interest in socializing and spent his time playing online video...
  • Crisis care for mental-health patients at risk, advocates say

    Mental-health leaders in Florida say a bill currently making its way through the Legislature would cripple the safety net for uninsured patients deemed to be suicidal or violent. The proposed law, SB 1726, would dramatically change how the state pays for...
  • Obama: Latest Fort Hood shooting 'tears at wounds'

    AUSTIN, Texas Once again, the boots, rifles and helmets were arranged in a pose of symbolic mourning on the stage in front of Fort Hood's headquarters building Wednesday. For the second time in five years, the nation's busiest Army post gathered for a...
  • Ralph Northam to head ongoingVirginia Mental Health Task Force

    Ralph Northam to head ongoingVirginia Mental Health Task Force
    On Wednesday, Gov. Terry McAuliffe issued an executive order for the Governor's Task Force on mental health to continue it work. Lt. Governor Ralph Northam, a pediatric neurologist, will chair its work. The task force was established by Gov. Bob...
  • Fort Hood shooting focuses attention on military mental health

    AUSTIN, Texas As the second-highest-ranking officer in the U.S. Army, retired Gen. Peter Chiarelli was briefed on all soldiers who killed themselves during the military's burgeoning suicide crisis between 2008 and 2012. With numbing regularity, mental...
  • Peter R. Orszag: Are Americans smart to stop drinking diet sodas?

    When I was director of the Congressional Budget Office, I was testifying so frequently to the Senate Finance Committee that the chairman granted me a special exception to the committee rules: He allowed me to drink diet soda rather than just water...
  • Years of war leave veterans facing unfamiliar challenge: the civilian workforce

    COLUMBIA, S.C. Sgt Maj. Chris Fletcher was a teenager the last time he had a civilian job. The Peachtree City, Ga., native, now 40, flipped burgers at McDonald's. He worked as a busboy at a convention center. And he was a clerk at a convenience store....
  • L.A. County food-truck safety program leaves a bad taste in the mouth

    L.A. County food-truck safety program leaves a bad taste in the mouth
    If you've eaten from a food truck or cart in Los Angeles County, chew on this: About 40% of the roughly 3,200 food trucks and carts cooking up meals in the area have never been inspected in the field by health officials since letter grades were...