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  • Convenience, fixed prices boost demand for doctor visits via Web, text

     Convenience, fixed prices boost demand for doctor visits via Web, text
    Mary Castaneda had a sinus infection that just wouldn't go away, and she was feeling awful. She knew she needed to see a doctor, but her timing was off. "It was after-hours so I couldn't get in to see my doctor," says the 35-year-old Mission Viejo...
  • Transgender Youth Accused Of Assaulting Staff In Middletown

    Transgender Youth Accused Of Assaulting Staff In Middletown
    The transgender youth who was imprisoned without charges because of her history of assaulting staff members in juvenile facilities has been accused of assaulting a worker and another youth at a juvenile treatment program in Middletown on Saturday night,...
  • L.A. County board to vote on court-ordered mental health treatment law

    L.A. County board to vote on court-ordered mental health treatment law
    Los Angeles County is poised to join two other large California counties in implementing a discretionary state law that allows court-ordered treatment for people struggling with serious mental illnesses. The Board of Supervisors is expected to vote...
  • Mobile-mammography debate: Lifesaver or moneymaker?

    Mobile-mammography debate: Lifesaver or moneymaker?
    Like many working moms, Hope Bott of Orlando usually put her family's health needs ahead of her own, said the wife and mother of three boys. So when a mobile-mammography bus pulled up to her workplace in March, she got on board. Bott, 38, an...
  • Psychiatrist Reprimanded In Treatment Of Opiate Addicts

    An Ellington psychiatrist who has paid $60,000 in state and federal fines to settle violations in the way she dispensed medication to treat opiate addicts was reprimanded Tuesday by the Medical Examining Board, ending discipline in the case. Dr. Erum...
  • Los Angeles County supervisors vote to implement Laura's Law

    Los Angeles County supervisors vote to implement Laura's Law
    Los Angeles County leaders voted Tuesday to fully implement Laura's Law, a state law that allows counties to pursue court-ordered outpatient treatment for people with serious mental illness. The law was recently adopted by San Francisco and Orange...
  • Eating up fad diets puts your health at risk

    Eating up fad diets puts your health at risk
    Drinking carrot juice, sticking with a low-calorie diet and avoiding egg yolks all seem superhealthy. Not so fast. Nutritionists are warning people that these seemingly healthy eating fads aren't as good as they sound, and they want people to stop...
  • My Answer: God keeps an eye on gluttony

    Q: Every time my son visits me, he gets after me about my weight. I admit I'm on the heavy side, but I don't see what difference it makes since I'm happy and I don't have any health problems. After all, the Bible doesn't say anything about this. —...
  • Salmonella cases linked to Jewel in Tinley Park

    Salmonella cases linked to Jewel in Tinley Park
    Public health officials are investigating a salmonella outbreak linked to the Jewel Osco store in Tinley Park after nine people recently became ill. Amy Poore, spokeswoman for the Cook County Department of Public Health, said the county is investigating...
  • Bird in Kane County tests positive for West Nile

    Bird in Kane County tests positive for West Nile
    A crow in Campton Township has tested positive for West Nile virus, Kane County health officials said Thursday. The bird was found in the township on May 30, according to Dan Eder, spokesman for the Kane County Health Department. This is the county's...
  • Immigration strain is felt statewide, Texas officials say

    AUSTIN, Texas Texas' Rio Grande Valley is the "center of gravity" for the nation's immigration crisis and for criminal cartels that hope to exploit the situation, the head of the state's Department of Public Safety said Tuesday. Meantime, conditions have...