| Jan 7, 2015
| 7:21 AM
Wouldn't it be nice if we could wave a magic wand and lose however much weight we want. Our clothes would always fit. We wouldn't have to spend so much time in the gym and we could simply enjoy what we eat instead of having to watch it.
The truth is you...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 12:20 PM
Judy Baar Topinka had already developed her “no B.S. approach” to politics as class president of her high school in Lake Forest.
After a 30-year career in elective office — including 12 years as state treasurer — Topinka passed...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 5:33 PM
Telemarketers are bad enough. Telemarketers that prey on unsuspecting seniors are worse.
A telemarketer that takes advantage of an 88-year-old woman with dementia — well, that's a whole other breed of barracuda.
Long Beach resident David Eckhous...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 1:23 PM
The Medical Society of Virginia called Thursday for state regulations to streamline the pre-authorization process for prescription drugs, setting up a potential legislative fight with the insurance industry.
Matt Mansell, the group's director of...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 8:42 AM
If only people would take their meds as prescribed, a multitude of ailments would disappear. Non-compliance with doctors' orders is one of the major issues in medical care.
January marks the launch of the fourth annual Medication Adherence Team...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 3:02 PM
Yolanda Favela has already seen her baby boy yawn and suck his thumb and knows he has a head full of hair — and she hasn't even met him yet.
Like many pregnant women, Favela visited an ultrasound center to view her unborn baby on a machine that...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 11:00 AM
In the article "Overdose patients repeatedly end up in hospital" (Dec. 30), The Sun highlighted a number of strategies to deal with epidemic problem of narcotic abuse. Not mentioned, however, is an article from the August 2014 Journal of the American...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 5:32 AM
The distinctive, 29-story office tower at 515 N. State St. in River North is set to be sold by an investment group led by Swiss bank UBS to Boston-based real estate investment firm Beacon Capital Partners for close to $140 million, according to sources...
| Dec 27, 2014
Let's say you didn't get what you really wanted this holiday season — to drop 20 pounds and develop muscles — while eating all the things you know you shouldn't. Santa is good, but he's not a miracle worker. So now that the holidays are over,...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 4:20 PM
To the editor: I cannot help but respond to the article on Colorado resident Julie Selsberg and her father's plea to die. Recently, my mother and sisters watched our father die of cancer. Like Selsberg's father, mine suffered terribly. ("In Colorado,...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Dr. Leon E. Kassel, a retired internal medicine physician who set up and ran the outpatient program at Sinai Hospital, died Dec. 2 of congestive heart failure. He was 92.
Known for his diligent care for his patients, Dr. Kassel was a resident of the...