| Oct 16, 2014
| 8:43 AM
Ebola fears have not yet affected international business travel, according to one poll, but another suggests Americans at large are concerned enough that they are curbing overseas trips.
A poll released Thursday by the Global Business Travel...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 3:19 PM
DEAR AMY: My partner and I have two young daughters. Our oldest is 3.
We have both struggled with our own body images and have done various diets throughout our lives. I guess I carry around more shame around the diets, so I don't say much about them....
| Jun 6, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Insurance giant Anthem Blue Cross and the HealthCare Partners physician group say a new effort to coordinate care among 55,000 patients helped save $4.7 million.
In results released Friday, the two companies said their collaboration, known as an...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 7:44 AM
A prominent consumer group is calling on 20 hospitals, including three in Southern California, to stop marketing medical tests to patients that the group considers unnecessary and unethical.
Public Citizen said it sent letters to hospitals in eight...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 1:32 PM
A McHenry County judge today denied a woman’s request to be released from a mental health facility where she has lived since 2002 after being found not guilty by reason of insanity for the murder of her elderly mother.
Judge Sharon Prather...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 8:50 PM
California parents are deciding against vaccinating their kindergarten-age children at twice the rate they did seven years ago, a fact public health experts said is contributing to the reemergence of measles across the state and may lead to outbreaks of...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 7:32 AM
Some former employees are questioning a plan to resurrect the shuttered People's Community Health Centers as a unit of a for-profit company while they remain unpaid.
Several dozen people who worked for the nonprofit People's are seeking wages that...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 3:26 PM
West Nile virus was found in Deerfield, the first confirmed presence in Lake County this year, according to a Lake County Health Department news release.
On July 8, a Deerfield mosquito pool that was sampled tested positive for West Nile virus, the...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 11:14 AM
Less than three months after her estranged husband killed their 4-year-old son in a murder-suicide, Kyle Weber was fired from her job as a clinical psychologist at a Naperville counseling clinic.
In a recent DuPage County lawsuit, Weber sued her...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 4:48 PM
A Naperville man has contracted DuPage County's first reported human case of West Nile virus this year, authorities said Monday.
The man, who is in his 50s, was treated as an outpatient and his condition has improved, according to a news release from...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 10:46 AM
A dozen people reported serious health problems or injuries on Disney World rides during the third quarter of 2014, while two such incidents were reported at Universal Orlando and one at SeaWorld.
Universal reported no major incidents at its newest...