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  • Overuse of antibiotics can pose serious health risks

    Antibiotics are relied on, by some, to be the "cure-all" medication, but more and more evidence is showing they aren't the wonder drug some think it is. Tan Nguyen and Roxanne Lapierre − students in the nursing program at the University of...
  • Dallas marks Ebola end with relief, 'selfies' with President Bush

    Dallas marks Ebola end with relief, 'selfies' with President Bush
    A relieved Dallas got the U.S. government's all-clear on Friday from Ebola, and former President George W. Bush marked the event by visiting the hospital that was at the center of fighting the virus and the origin of an American scare over the disease....
  • Man with mental health issues missing from West Rogers Park

    Man with mental health issues missing from West Rogers Park
    A man with mental health issues has been reported missing from his West Rogers Park home, according to police. Police issued a missing person alert Saturday for Michael Dunagan, 19, who was last seen at his home about noon Friday. Dunagan has bipolar...
  • Union Praises State Conditions On Waterbury Hospital Acquisition

    — Labor leaders and a community advocacy group on Tuesday praised the state's conditions on a deal between the nonprofit Waterbury Hospital and a for-profit Texas hospital chain that wants to buy it. However, the conditions could change before the...
  • Lehigh County Court enlists veterans to mentor vets in trouble with the law

    Lehigh County Court enlists veterans to mentor vets in trouble with the law
    For Clyde Hoch, the real war began when his tour in Vietnam ended. He had survived the heaviest fighting of the Tet Offensive, a campaign of bloodshed in 1968 that leveled cities and villages and left about 4,000 Americans dead. Hoch, then a 21-year-...
  • Health Department reaches out to women at risk of breast cancer

    Health Department reaches out to women at risk of breast cancer
    When President Barack Obama kicked off his re-election campaign in 2012, his analytical staff handed him a priceless gift — the names of about 67 million voters who had most likely voted for him. Using the same analytic tools, a company founded by...
  • Md. board backs continual monitoring of charges against doctors

    Md. board backs continual monitoring of charges against doctors
    Maryland doctors would be fingerprinted and continually monitored for criminal charges under draft legislation the state Board of Physicians plans to propose next year. The policy would require them to apply for a background check when first seeking a...
  • Veterans courts needed

    Tomorrow, we pay homage to those Marylanders who faithfully served our country in uniform. Many of those who served will ask for no more, realizing it is both a privilege and honor to serve this great country in its time of need. For a growing few,...
  • Vintage raceboats will rev up engines this weekend

    Vintage raceboats will rev up engines this weekend
    The Classic Raceboat Association will present its annual Fall Thunder Vintage Raceboat Regatta this weekend on Lake Dora. The three-day event will feature vintage outboards and inboards, small- and medium-sized and Grand Prix hydroplanes, Jersey speed...
  • Waterbury Hospital Could See Layoffs, Reduced Services After Tenet Deal

    The head of the financially troubled Waterbury Hospital said Friday that the organization was reserving all its options, including layoffs, to keep its doors open after Tenet Healthcare Corp. walked away from its deal to buy the hospital. Darlene...
  • 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...