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  • Orland Park considering e-cigarette restrictions

    Orland Park considering e-cigarette restrictions
    Orland Park officials are considering restricting use of electronic cigarettes, citing growing interest from vendors eager to sell the devices in local malls. "This needs to go in our no smoking ordinance. They're preying on our young population, and...
  • Hampton doctor makes gourmet cookies for allergy sufferers

    Hampton doctor makes gourmet cookies for allergy sufferers
    When her 4-month-old son had a life-threatening allergic reaction to formula, Lucy Gibney, a board-certified emergency doctor with a practice in Hampton, started down a new career path. As she and her husband, Paul, struggled to find safe foods for...
  • Guantanamo prison hit by TB scare over the summer

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba As the U.S. military was grappling with the long-running prisoner hunger strike last year, U.S. Army guards and other detention center staff were simultaneously shaken by a tuberculosis scare, the prison camps commander...
  • FDA approves 'rescue pen' aimed at curbing painkiller deaths

    Federal officials said Thursday they hoped a new "rescue pen" would help reduce the death toll from overdoses involving prescription painkillers. The Food and Drug Administration approved the sale, by prescription, of the prefilled auto-injector of...
  • Cuts To Medicare Advantage Networks Spawn Proposed New Rules To Protect Seniors

    Federal officials are considering new Medicare Advantage rules to help protect seniors when insurers make significant reductions to their networks of doctors and other health-care providers. The proposals follow UnitedHealthcare's decision last fall...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Limit your exposure to pesticides in foods

    Environmental Nutrition The support for choosing "clean" foods, free of such chemicals as contained in pesticides, is broadening. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), organic food sales grew by more than 7 percent last year, partly...
  • New promise for migraine sufferers

    New promise for migraine sufferers
    Migraine disorder is an elephant in the room of medicine, says Dr. Andrew Charles, professor of neurology and director of the Headache Research and Treatment Program at UCLA. "All physicians — anybody in any kind of medical practice — knows...
  • '5-a-day' might not be enough to ward off disease, scientists say

    '5-a-day' might not be enough to ward off disease, scientists say
    Not that most people are eating even five servings of fruit and vegetables every day — but that might not be enough to get the best protection from disease and early death, said researchers who also found that vegetables do more good than fruit....
  • Campaign against a medical procedure gains

    PHILADELPHIA The husband-and-wife doctors who have turned their personal tragedy into a public health crusade are getting traction. Cardiothoracic surgeon Hooman Noorchashm and his wife, anesthesiologist Amy Reed, 40 both trained in Philadelphia and...
  • After son's suicide, Pennsylvania couple starts foundation

    PHILADELPHIA Dan Maxwell played varsity lacrosse, football, and basketball at Radnor High School. He was a member of the National Honor Society. He had a great sense of humor, and girls at school had crushes on him. Maxwell graduated in June. In July, he...
  • Inspiring Women: Andrea Gielen

    Inspiring Women: Andrea Gielen
    Talk about pressure! When Andrea Gielen won the national American Public Health Award last fall, she was not only honored for contributions she had made to the field but, by the award’s terms, is now expected to come up with a second act. The...