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  • Obama's nominee for drug czar wins first Senate vote

    WASHINGTON Michael Botticelli is not like drug czars of the past.
  • The Illinois Turnaround (plain text version)

    The Illinois Turnaround (plain text version)
     Gov. Bruce Rauner distributed the following 44-point plan on two pages prior to his speech Wednesday under the heading " The Illinois Turnaround." This is a text version of the original .pdf file: 1. Economic Growth and Jobs Package  Pass a phased-in...

    Study identifies ideal plasma ratio for blood transfusions in trauma patients

    Study identifies ideal plasma ratio for blood transfusions in trauma patients
    Many patients arrive at the University of Maryland's Shock Trauma Center bleeding profusely, their lives depending largely on whether doctors can stop the hemorrhaging and replace the lost blood. But doctors at trauma units around the country use...

    Area runners brave brutal temperatures

    Area runners brave brutal temperatures
    Tom Camacho clocked his 398th straight day of running outdoors on a frigid February morning. He shuffled across patches of ice and hopped over drifts of snow along the lakefront Monday, his navy blue jacket contrasting starkly with the surroundings....

    Surgery patients land back in the hospital most often because of infections, a new study shows

    Surgery patients end up back in the hospital most often because of incision infections that don't show up until after they're sent home, according to a study that found unexpected readmission rates vary widely. Among six common surgeries, the lowest...