| Feb 1, 2013
| 6:34 AM
These Magnet Balls Manipulative Magnet Sets, made by SCS Direct in Stratford and sold exclusively on Amazon.com, are being recalled because they could seriously hurt a child if ingested.
Click here for more information from the CPSC.
| Feb 6, 2012
| 4:47 PM
There are many ways a child can react to a parent falling seriously ill.
Fear and anxiety are typical. Anger isn't unusual.
But for one Griswold family, a life-threatening illness offered a young boy an unusual opportunity to take control and learn both...
| Dec 18, 2013
Chicago's largest hospital was one of nine nationwide where patients covered by Medicare were more likely to experience complications and be readmitted within 30 days after undergoing hip or knee replacement surgery, according to a new government...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 7:23 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- A long-awaited medical examiner’s report released Friday offered new details on the death of a woman who disappeared from her San Francisco General Hospital bed and was found in a nearby exterior stairwell 17 days later.
| Dec 11, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Normal wounds heal within weeks, but for people with health problems, the injuries may fester for much longer. In the worst cases, persistent wounds that aren't treated can infect the bone and even lead to amputation. Dr. Kapil Gopal, vascular surgeon and...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 3:19 PM
A father was charged with killing his newborn son after the infant died of a massive infection 11 days after he suffered an internal injury while alone at home with his father, Cook County prosecutors said today.
Arthur Carpenter, 22, of the 100 block...
| Dec 7, 2013
A Far South Side father was charged with killing his newborn son after the infant died of a massive infection 11 days after he suffered an internal injury while alone at home with his father, Cook County prosecutors said Friday.
Arthur Carpenter, 22,...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 3:56 PM
One minute, Anne Mekalian's brain is telling her prosthetic arm to unstack a set of multicolored plastic cones, and the shiny black metal limb is listening. Every now and then, the plastic clatters to the table, but quickly the cones are separated and...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:53 AM
By Sharon Begley
NEW YORK, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Merck & Co on Tuesday said it
is expanding its "Merck for Mothers" program, which aims to
reduce pregnancy-related deaths from impoverished countries such
as Senegal and Zambia, to the United States - a stark...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:05 PM
A 66-year-old woman has died after she was injured in a fire in the Pigtown neighborhood of Baltimore last month, fire department officials said Friday.
Louise Helmick was one of two people taken the burn unit at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The Hubby claims I'm obsessed with scales. Digital scales and mechanical ones. Scales you find at Publix and the fancy physician scales with the height rod.
He's got a point. I can't pass by a scale, whether it's in the gym or at the mall, without...