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  • Poll shows Ebola fears keeping some Americans at home

    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...
  • These moms need to go on a shame-free diet

    These moms need to go on a shame-free diet
    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....
  • Anthem, HealthCare Partners save $4.7 million by coordinating care

    Anthem, HealthCare Partners save $4.7 million by coordinating care
    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...
  • Consumer group urges hospitals to stop 'unethical' health screenings

    Consumer group urges hospitals to stop 'unethical' health screenings
    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...
  • Woman who killed mother denied release from mental hospital

    Woman who killed mother denied release from mental hospital
    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...
  • Plunge in kindergartners' vaccination rate worries health officials

    Plunge in kindergartners' vaccination rate worries health officials
    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...
  • Shuttered health clinics plan relaunch

    Shuttered health clinics plan relaunch
    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...
  • West Nile virus found in Deerfield

    West Nile virus found in Deerfield
    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...
  • Lawsuit filed by woman who lost estranged husband and son, 4, in murder-suicide

    Lawsuit filed by woman who lost estranged husband and son, 4, in murder-suicide
    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...
  • Naperville man contracts West Nile virus

    Naperville man contracts West Nile virus
    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...
  • Theme parks report third-quarter injuries

    Theme parks report third-quarter injuries
    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...