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Pneumonia

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  • Riverside hospitals earn "Top Performer" kudos from Joint Commission

    Riverside hospitals earn "Top Performer" kudos from Joint Commission
    Ā  On Thursday, Riverside reported that five of its hospitals have been named a Top Performer on Key Quality MeasuresĀ® by The Joint Commission, the leading accrediting body for health care organizations across America. Riverside Regional Medical Center...
  • Ask Tom: What is a pneumonia front?

    Ask Tom: What is a pneumonia front? Dear Tom, What is the definition of a pneumonia front? CJ Bratta, Chicago Dear CJ, The term "pneumonia front," originated by the National Weather Service in Milwaukee during the 1960s, refers to a strong cold...
  • Jared Allen rejoins Bears during pneumonia recovery

    Jared Allen rejoins Bears during pneumonia recovery
    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...
  • When to choose urgent care or emergency room

     When to choose urgent care or emergency room
    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...
  • S. Florida hospitals making the grade on national rankings

    S. Florida hospitals making the grade on national rankings
    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"...
  • Gausman goes on disabled list with pneumonia

    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...
  • What doctors know: Spotting pneumonia early can be tricky

    Source: Cleveland Clinic whatdoctorsknow.com 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...
  • Think Mississippi's death penalty system is fair? Then don't read this.

    Think Mississippi's death penalty system is fair? Then don't read this.
    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&...
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 87, hospitalized in Mexico City

    Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 87, hospitalized in Mexico City
    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...
  • Marc Platt dies at 100; dancer on Broadway and in film

    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. But...
  • 'Pneumonia front' moving in, temps dropping 20 degrees

    'Pneumonia front' moving in, temps dropping 20 degrees
    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,...