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  • Another Obamacare goal: Spend money on prevention, save money on cure

    Another Obamacare goal: Spend money on prevention, save money on cure
    Randy Gutzke, a longtime IV drug user who says he struggles daily to stay sober, recently was offered a quick-results test for hepatitis C at a West Side community health center. A case manager also reviewed the behaviors that put him at risk for...
  • EatingWell-Strugging with diabetes? Develop a can-do attitude

    If you've ever woken up and had the urge to throw your meter out the window and toss your medications down the drain, what stopped you? The thought of your spouse or children? An inspirational phrase taped to the fridge? Riding the glucose roller coaster...
  • Try these 30 simple tricks to shave your health costs

    Try these 30 simple tricks to shave your health costs
    No matter how you get your insurance -- through your employer, from a state exchange, from an agent, or directly from an insurance company -- you're paying a bigger share of your health-care costs than in the past. Higher premiums are only part of the...
  • Chicago's life expectancy rose between 1990, 2010

    Chicago's life expectancy rose between 1990, 2010
    Nearly a quarter-century ago, a newborn residing in West Garfield Park could expect to live slightly more than 63 years. A child's life expectancy at birth in the community area, bounded to the west and east by Kenton Avenue and Hamlin Boulevard, inched...
  • Think driving is tough? Try injecting insulin at 200 mph

    Think driving is tough? Try injecting insulin at 200 mph
    At 20 years old, NASCAR rookie Ryan Reed is breaking barriers in the Nationwide series (NASCAR's No. 2 series). Diagnosed with diabetes in February 2011, the development driver for Roush-Fenway Racing will compete in the EnjoyIllinois.com 300 on...
  • MannKind wins long sought FDA approval for insulin inhaler

    MannKind wins long sought FDA approval for insulin inhaler
    Los Angeles billionaire-inventor Alfred Mann's almost decade-long quest to develop an inhalable form of insulin for diabetics won approval Friday from U.S. regulators. His company, MannKind Corp. of Valencia, got the OK on Friday to sell the drug called...
  • Take advantage of workplace wellness programs

    Take advantage of workplace wellness programs
    Cassia Soldano says she hit rock bottom after her second child was born in 2012 and her weight climbed to 320 pounds. She knew she needed to do something about it. "As soon as I had my son, it hit me. I had to make a change," says the 37-year-old public...
  • Almost all of us have genetic defects hidden in our cellular furnaces

    Almost all of us have genetic defects hidden in our cellular furnaces
    The arrival of fast and relatively inexpensive genome sequencing is likely to open whole new avenues for diagnosing and treating diseases. But in a new study, scientists show that it can also reveal how some age-related diseases -- from diabetes to...
  • Short, intense workouts lower blood sugar, study says

    Short, intense workouts lower blood sugar, study says
    Here's a new before-meal snack: A little intense exercise might be a good plan for people trying to control their blood sugar. Researchers call it "exercise snacking" and say that a brief burst of intense exercise is more effective than a moderate daily...
  • EatingWell: Avoiding these foods can add years to your life

    Everything we put in our bodies has the potential to help, or harm, our health and longevity. To ensure that you're doing more of the former than the latter, steer clear of less-than-healthy eats. Here are some tips: 1. Pour out the soda. Seriously....
  • Las Vegas tries new tactic to improve city's notorious healthcare

    Teresa Garcia, weak and in pain, had all but given up on doctors when she came to a small clinic next to a former wedding chapel on the Strip. "I never thought I would get better," the 55-year-old housekeeper said, recalling years of perfunctory...