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  • FDA proposes regulation of mobile healthcare apps

     
    The Food and Drug Admisitration has introduced a proposal that would allow it to regulate smartphone and tablet apps that relate to health and medical needs. The FDA on Tuesday said it would seek "input on its proposed oversight approach for certain...
  • Another reason to support circumcision

     
    Circumcision is making headlines again, but this time on the other side of the globe. A successful circumcision campaign in South Africa worked to help decrease HIV infections in men by 76%, The Times reported. The results of the campaign......
  • Glenview police still investigating death at nursing home, but release no additional details

     
    As Glenview police continue to investigate the recent death of an 86-year-old nursing home resident, which the Cook County Medical Examiner has ruled a homicide, …...
  • Relay for Life inspires hope, raises money for research

     
    Jennifer Jens was 25 and had just arrived in a new city, moved in with her boyfriend, and been promoted at work. Then one day …...
  • Triclosan: Is Bath & Body Works' new soap harmful to teens?

     
    Health and environmental groups have mounted a campaign against Bath & Body Works, urging the retailer to stop selling its line of “Summertime Scent” soaps that contain triclosan, a chemical categorized as a pesticide. Scientific studies...
  • Nevada Passes Law Permitting Autonomous Cars

     
    Nevada passed legislation today that would allow autonomous cars to operate on its highways. Specifically, the law authorizes Nevada???s Department of Motor Vehicles to come up with rules that would allow for the free operation of autonomous vehicles on...
  • Un-Lucky Strike

     
    In a classic Star Trek episode, “A Taste of Armageddon,” the Enterprise crew is trapped in a virtual conflict between two warring planets. Their battles are waged via computer. Cyber-casualties are computed, and the real-world “dead&#...
  • Diabetic woman’s dog chews off part of her toe

     
    From Valley Presbyterian Hospital in Van Nuys, Calif., citing an article published in this month's issue of the Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association:   In a case study that illustrates the need for people with diabetes to be cautious of...
  • AIDS group to appeal court ruling on HIV transmission among porn actors

     
    A local AIDS group said it would appeal to the California Supreme Court a ruling rejecting its bid to order county authorities to take more aggressive action to prevent the spread of HIV on adult-film sets. The California Court of......
  • California students must have whooping cough immunizations by fall

     
    More than 1,000 people in California have been infected with whooping cough this year, and health officials Friday encouraged the public to get immunizations against the bacterial disease. A new law goes into effect on July 1, requiring middle and......
  • Tinley Relay for Life bittersweet for Team Granddaddy

     
    While Team Granddaddy had to go on without its namesake member at Friday’s Frankfort Mokena Relay for Life,  Len Davenport's memory was still in every …...