| Jan 8, 2015
| 3:07 PM
North Chicago-based AbbVie issued a strong outlook for 2015 on Thursday after the markets closed.
The biopharmaceutical company that was spun off from Abbott Laboratories expects earnings per share between $3.99 and $4.19 in 2015.
The company said...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 11:39 AM
While I was shopping for more affordable health care insurance, I found out the pain I had in my hip was arthritis. It was then that I was denied health care coverage because of a pre-existing condition. So I called my congressman to grouse and he got...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 1:14 PM
Born Dola Mae Holestine on a large, prosperous family ranch in Marshfield, Missouri, Dola was surrounded by an extended family and her three siblings, Betty, Jackie and Joe. Born September 5, 1924, she attended a one-room school house in the village,...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 3:57 PM
— Connecticut's Medical Marijuana Program could be broadened to allow patients who suffer sickle cell disease, chronic pain after back surgery and severe psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis.
Tourette's disorder, however, will not be added to the...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 8:30 PM
Cheers and sighs erupted at Santa Ana City Hall as would-be pot shop owners got their chance to obtain a permit to legally sell medical marijuana in the city.
Thursday afternoon's lottery was a result of the city-backed, voter-approved measure that...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 1:07 PM
Drugmaker AbbVie Inc. said Monday that its new, all-pill hepatitis C combo treatment has been approved for patients in the 28 European Union member countries.
The company said the European Commission granted marketing authorization for the combination...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 11:15 AM
When Lyric Opera opens a new-to-Chicago production of "Tosca" on Saturday night at the Civic Opera House, a conductor with a relatively familiar name – Jurowski – will be leading Puccini's ever-popular melodrama.
But this won't be a Jurowski...
| Jan 24, 2015
Aspirin is one of the oldest drugs out there. And yet researchers are still learning what it can — and cannot — do.
It's clear that daily aspirin can be beneficial for people who have had a heart attack or an ischemic stroke. Scores of...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 5:01 PM
A class-action lawsuit has been filed against the Maryland Transit Administration on behalf of thousands of riders with disabilities, alleging the agency's federally mandated paratransit service is woefully unreliable and inaccessible.
| Jan 22, 2015
| 12:47 PM
A Palm Beach County man who posed as a doctor specializing in stem cell therapy injections to treat sports injuries received a one-year jail sentence Thursday.
In a deal with the State Attorney's Office, Jon Rubenstein, 46, pleaded guilty to one count of...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 3:00 AM
Armed with a bottle of water and a baseball cap, Father Richard Estrada made his way slowly to the border in the scorching heat. After a half-hour of hiking up a steep dirt trail, he reached the massive steel fence and bowed his head to pray for the...