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Pneumonia

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  • Boxing great Muhammad Ali hospitalized with pneumonia

    Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has been hospitalized with pneumonia and is expected to recover because the illness was caught early, a spokesman said on Saturday. Ali, 72, was admitted to a hospital in an undisclosed location Saturday morning and is being...
  • 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"...
  • Riverside hospitals earn "Top Performer" kudos from Joint Commission

    Riverside hospitals earn "Top Performer" kudos from Joint Commission
      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...
  • 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...
  • What patients should know about antibiotics

    What patients should know about antibiotics
    Antibiotics have saved countless lives over the years, but their overuse has lead to problems including antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Dr. Mary R. Clance, an epidemiologist at Anne Arundel Medical Center, discusses the history, troubles and appropriate...
  • Healthy fare is its mission

    Healthy fare is its mission
    To the right of the counter at Brother Tim's Vegetarian Fast Food, a photo of a lean African-American man, at work in a kitchen, grinning, leaps out from the faded page of a decades-old news clipping. The story opens, "Tim Thompson is a one man crusade...
  • Letters: Healthcare across the pond

    Re "Why healthcare is better overseas," Column, Oct. 4 Probably the main reason healthcare seems so much easier and cheaper abroad is that governments are in charge. In the U.S., the system we have mostly places corporate profits above health. Health-...
  • Half of Americans believe in medical conspiracy theories. That's dangerous.

    Half of Americans believe in medical conspiracy theories. That's dangerous.
    To vaccinate or not to vaccinate. That ... really shouldn’t be the question. But for some reason it is in America. Deadly diseases such as measles and polio are no longer a threat to the majority of vaccinated Americans. (As The Times’...
  • 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...
  • Obituary for Gov. Reubin Askew

    Obituary for Gov. Reubin Askew
    TALLAHASSEE -- Former Florida Gov. Reubin Askew, who led a growing mega-state through a period of modernization and public corruption, died Thursday morning. He was 85. A family spokesman said he had been admitted to the hospital last Saturday with ...