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  • Fred L. Turner dies at 80; former McDonald's chief executive

    A grill man turned chief executive at McDonald's, Fred L. Turner oversaw an aggressive expansion of the company beginning in the 1970s that turned it into a corporate giant. When he began reshaping the restaurants in 1968, he left a visible legacy by...
  • Albert H. Ford, rose grower

    Albert H. Ford, rose grower
    Albert H. Ford, a retired Bendix Field Engineering Corp. executive who was a noted Maryland rosarian, died Jan. 3 of pneumonia at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 90. The son of a newspaperman and a homemaker, Albert Henry...
  • Chicago, like the nation, in midst of 'very bad' flu season

    Chicago, like the nation, in midst of 'very bad' flu season
    At Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove, the staff is working extra shifts, and emergency room waits for patients can last up to two hours in the worst flu season emergency department director Ginger Diven has ever seen. "Things are...
  • Office reminders help limit unnecessary antibiotics

    Office reminders help limit unnecessary antibiotics
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Reminding doctors and patients that bronchitis is almost always caused by a virus and won't get better with antibiotics may help cut down on unneeded prescriptions, a new study suggests. That's important because overuse of...
  • PASSINGS: Dyer Brainerd Holmes, T.S. Cook, Joel Schaeffer

    Dyer Brainerd Holmes NASA manned space flight director Dyer Brainerd Holmes, 91, director of manned space flight for NASA when Americans were making their early forays into space in the early 1960s, died Friday at a hospital in Memphis, Tenn., of...
  • Nagisa Oshima dies at 80; iconoclastic Japanese filmmaker

    Nagisa Oshima, an iconoclastic Japanese director and screenwriter best known in the West for the sexually explicit films “In the Realm of the Senses” and “Empire of Passion,” died Tuesday at a hospital near Tokyo, his production...
  • Pondering when old age officially, or unofficially, starts to set in

    Editor: Here's a big question: When does old age begin? I have the answer. And, I got it by surprise. Recently, I saw my physician for a routine examination and health review. During the visit she declared for the record, that I made it to old age. On...
  • Allan K. Jonas dies at 91; developer and volunteer

    Allan K. Jonas, a Los Angeles real estate developer and a longtime leader and volunteer with the American Cancer Society, the American Civil Liberties Union and other civic and political groups in Southern California, has died. He was 91. Jonas died...
  • City: Flu activity past peak in Chicago, but still strong

    City: Flu activity past peak in Chicago, but still strong
    Chicago's flu season may have hit its height. As of Jan. 12, leading indicators of flu activity in Chicago had dropped to early December levels, according to the latest data from the city health department. However, those same numbers remain...
  • A.W. 'Tom' Clausen dies at 89; longtime Bank of America leader

    A.W. 'Tom' Clausen dies at 89; longtime Bank of America leader
    A.W. "Tom" Clausen, a no-nonsense Midwesterner who led San Francisco-based Bank of America before and after serving as president of the World Bank, died Monday at a hospital in Burlingame, Calif. He was 89. The cause was complications from pneumonia,...
  • Diagnosis: You're old

    Here's a big question: When does old age begin? Will 30 years do it? Is being 50 and the holder of an AARP card with senior discounts enough? Both would be wrong guesses. Until recently, I hadn't thought much about it. Yet, I got the answer to this...