| Feb 20, 2014
| 6:32 AM
Feb 20 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions
and disposals were reported by 1430 GMT on Thursday:
** Facebook Inc will buy fast-growing
mobile-messaging startup WhatsApp for $19 billion in cash and
stock in a landmark deal that places...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 5:09 PM
When Alva Alvarez gets sick, she buys over-the-counter medicine from the grocery and takes as much as she can until she feels better. The mother of five resorts to this because she can't afford a visit to the doctor to figure out what's ailing her....
| Jan 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Question: I am a board director at my homeowners association. Receipts produced by our management company personnel requesting reimbursement for "office supplies" showed purchase of a $21 bottle of Tequila. At the board meeting I showed that office supply...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 11:22 AM
The Food and Drug Administration has asked doctors, dentists, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals to stop giving patients high-dose acetaminophen, the active ingredient in the popular pain-reliever Tylenol.
Pills, capsules, tablets, syrups...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 4:49 PM
News briefs from Hinsdale, Lombard, Villa Park and Oak Brook.
Police crack down on drivers using phones
The Hinsdale Police Department issued 19 citations to drivers talking on cell phones in a school zone during the back-to-school...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Suzanne Somers is the luckiest woman in the whole, big, wide world.
The onetime "Three's Company" star, now 66, revealed Tuesday on "The Talk" that she has an active sex life. A very active sex life, with Alan Hamel, her husband of 36...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 1:44 PM
In response to longstanding complaints, federal officials said they will allow workers to carry over some unused money held in flexible spending accounts for healthcare expenses.
The U.S. Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service announced the...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 6:58 PM
Workers faced with forfeiting unused money in their flexible spending accounts for healthcare expenses may be getting some relief under a new federal rule.
The U.S. Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service changed the use-it-or-lose-it rule...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 11:24 AM
When 12-year-old Rebecca Ann Sedwick leapt off an abandoned cement plant in Lakeland, Fla., on Sept. 10, her death was ruled a suicide and instantly became a national tragedy. Tuesday, police announced the arrest of two classmates, ages 12 and 14, for...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 2:30 AM
It's a wild time in healthcare these day, with all the yelling, complaining and finger-pointing, as well as malfunctioning websites, dysfunctional oversight, incorrect information, blown stacks, busy phones, inflated expenses and all-around blood-pressure...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Illegal use of drugs among American workers has dropped sharply in the last 25 years, according to a new study.
The percentage of the U.S. workforce testing positive for drugs such as cocaine and marijuana dropped to 3.5% last year, from 13.6% in 1988,...