| Nov 13, 2014
| 8:11 AM
On Thursday, Riverside reported that five of its hospitals have been named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accrediting body for health care organizations across America.
Riverside Regional Medical Center...
| Oct 2, 2014
Ask Tom: What is a pneumonia front?
What is the definition of a pneumonia front?
CJ Bratta, Chicago
The term "pneumonia front," originated by the National Weather Service in Milwaukee during the 1960s, refers to a strong cold...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 1:16 PM
Defensive end Jared Allen rejoined the Chicago Bears on Monday to work out and attend meetings as his recovery from pneumonia continues.
His status for Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers should be clearer on Wednesday when the team resumes...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 2:32 PM
It's the weekend or nighttime, and someone in the family doesn't feel well or has hurt themselves. Many people assume the local hospital's emergency department is the best place to go for treatment, but an urgent care center may be a faster and cheaper...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 9:00 PM
South Florida's hospitals are among the best in the nation, if there's anything to be gleaned from the annual medical center rankings that are all the rage in the patient watchdog landscape these days.
The Leapfrog Group, for example, awarded an "A"...
| May 2, 2014
| 6:48 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- Orioles pitching prospect Kevin Gausman has landed on the minor-league disabled list with a case of focal pneumonia.
The club initially believed that Gausman, currently pitching for Triple-A Norfolk, had a left intercostal muscle strain...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Source: Cleveland Clinic
It's hard to fight something you can't easily detect. Pneumonia is treatable, but spotting the infection early is a challenge. The disease has multiple symptoms that can lead people to think their illness...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 9:10 AM
If the state of Mississippi had finished what it started, Michelle Byrom would be dead right now. Instead, based on revelations about confessions kept from a jury and an alleged case of perjury, the state’s Supreme Court on Monday tossed out Byrom&...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 11:57 AM
Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has been hospitalized in Mexico City, the Associated Press reports. The author, known colloquially as Gabo, is 87 years old.
According to some news sources, Garcia Marquez has been hospitalized with...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 5:24 PM
Dancer Marc Platt was the male lead in the famed dream ballet in "Oklahoma!" on Broadway, choreographed by Agnes de Mille. In film, he was one of the brothers in "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers," and he had featured parts in several other musicals.
| May 27, 2014
| 2:38 PM
A rare weather system known as a "pneumonia front" is moving down from the north, dropping temperatures by 20 degrees within minutes and spawning thunderstorms.
As of 6 p.m., temperatures behind the front ranged from 56 in Milwaukee to 53 in Racine,...