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  • Downtown high-rise lit up for 'Mr. Cub'

    Downtown high-rise lit up for 'Mr. Cub'
    Of all the gestures of gratitude for late Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks, there was one Tuesday night that arguably stood taller than the rest. The south side of the 57-story Blue Cross-Blue Shield Tower in the Loop was lit in blue and white with the...
  • Historian Elena Conis takes a look at decades of vaccination skepticism

    Historian Elena Conis takes a look at decades of vaccination skepticism
    Last year saw more U.S. measles cases than in any other year in nearly the last quarter century, and 2015 isn't looking a whole lot better, after someone at Disneyland infected people who infected other people in what has become a seven-state outbreak....
  • Many African-Americans fall into a health 'coverage gap'

    WASHINGTON Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, the percentage of people of color who do not have health insurance is projected to fall dramatically by 2016, greatly narrowing the historic disparities in coverage between whites and nonwhites. But one...
  • Drugmaker Pfizer's 4Q profit plunges on lower sales, higher research, legal and other costs

    Pfizer Inc.'s fourth-quarter profit fell by half as worsening generic competition and unfavorable currency rates reduced sales, and higher research spending and legal costs also hurt the bottom line. The world's second-biggest drugmaker by revenue...
  • Trial in medical research scandal at Duke postponed

    DURHAM, N.C. A judge in Durham County Superior Court has postponed the first civil trial against Duke University by the estate of a patient who had enrolled in one of a trio of clinical cancer studies that were based on bogus science. The case is part of...
  • Valencia Isles team to walk in Race for the Cure

    Valencia Isles team to walk in Race for the Cure
    The biggest risk factors for breast cancer are being female and growing older. According to statistics provided by the Susan G. Komen Foundation, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. With facts like these, it's no...
  • Analyst: Government seems to be making changes to protect consumer information on health site

    The Obama administration appears to be making broader changes to protect consumer information on the government's health insurance website, after objections from lawmakers and privacy advocates. The Associated Press reported last week that details such...
  • Obama administration scales back release of consumer data from health insurance website

    Bowing to privacy concerns, the Obama administration reversed itself Friday, scaling back the release of consumers' personal information from the government's health insurance website to private companies with a commercial interest in the data. The...
  • Cutting down on meat for health: More people are trying it

    Cutting down on meat for health: More people are trying it
    Former President Bill Clinton, whose voracious appetite was legendary, went vegan in 2010 to protect his health after heart surgery.  And while cutting out animal products is no guarantee of a healthful diet, research shows eating plant-based foods is...
  • Former Steeler Jerome Bettis helps mom battle cancer

    Former Steelers great Jerome Bettis toted the football 3,479 times in his 13-year NFL career, earning every one of his 13,662 rushing yards, the sixth-best total in league history. He took hundreds, if not thousands, of brutal hits and was as durable as...
  • Government health care website quietly sharing personal data

    Government health care website quietly sharing personal data
    The government's health insurance website is quietly sending consumers' personal data to private companies that specialize in advertising and analyzing Internet data for performance and marketing, The Associated Press has learned. The scope of what is...