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  • Q&A: 'Divergent' co-star Ansel Elgort and author Veronica Roth

    Q&A: 'Divergent' co-star Ansel Elgort and author Veronica Roth
    When asked if there's a silver lining to the dystopian Chicago of "Divergent," Ansel Elgort and Veronica Roth got scientific. "Does it snow there?" asks Elgort, who plays Caleb, brother of Tris (Shailene Woodley). "Yes," says Roth, the suburban-Chicago-...
  • Modernizing Medicine finalist for U.S. Chamber award

    Awards The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday named Boca Raton-based Modernizing Medicine as one of seven regional finalists for the 2014 Dream Big Small Business of the Year Award. Modernizing Medicine stood out among companies in the region for...
  • More reasons why Cavallari won't vaccinate children

    More reasons why Cavallari won't vaccinate children
    Kristin Cavallari continues to defend her decision not to vaccinate her children — and she’s added a few more reasons why. The former reality star, who is pregnant with her second child, said last week that she and husband Jay Cutler opted...
  • #JennyAsks: Jenny McCarthy ridiculed on Twitter for anti-vaccine views

    Jenny McCarthy has learned the hard way that Twitter can be a dose of bitter medicine.  On Thursday, "The View" co-host posed a seemingly innocuous question to her 1.1 million followers on Twitter: "What is the most important personality trait you...
  • Insomnia hits most people at some point

    Insomnia hits most people at some point
    Lying awake at night staring at the ceiling is never fun. But we all experience this insomnia at some points in our lives. When sleeplessness becomes chronic, it can cause other health and lifestyle problems. Dr. Audrey Liu, a sleep specialist at Mercy...
  • Shingles vaccine offered at Lower Macungie Library

    The state Department of Health will be offering the Shingles vaccine at a low cost or no cost from 10 a.m. to noon on Monday, April 14, at the Lower Macungie Library, 3450 Brookside Road, Lower macungie. The cost for the vaccine is $5 for those above WIC...
  • Measles is spreading, and the anti-vaccine movement is the cause

    Measles is spreading, and the anti-vaccine movement is the cause
    And now, New York City. Measles is spreading in upper Manhattan and the Bronx, according to public health authorities in New York. About 16 cases have turned up, including two that involved contagion in doctors' offices. Outbreaks have also been...
  • Honor your doctor in time for the luncheon

    Dr. Marc Taub was at the podium for the second time as the Doctor of Distinction at the annual Honor Your Doctor Luncheon last year, so if anyone understands, he does. "Doctors are like everybody else and want to be appreciated, and the greatest reward...
  • House of Delegates advances medical marijuana bill

    House of Delegates advances medical marijuana bill
    The House of Delegates gave preliminary approval Saturday to legislation that would liberalize its current law allowing the use of marijuana for medical purposes.  The legislation, sponsored by Baltimore County Democratic Del. Dan K. Morhaim, would...
  • Man who posed as doctor to bilk patients gets five years in prison

    Man who posed as doctor to bilk patients gets five years in prison
    SAN DIEGO — A 52-year-old La Mesa man Friday was sentenced to five years in prison after being convicted of practicing medicine without a license and promising to cure patients of AIDS, cancer and other maladies. Desperate, terminally ill patients...
  • Iran businesses await a post-sanctions bonanza

    TEHRAN — The room at the Iranian Chamber of Commerce offices was packed and noisy. At the lectern, Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi encouraged dozens of merchants and manufacturers to "seize the opportunity" that could result from an easing...