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  • 4 dead, 10 wounded in Chicago as July 4th weekend begins

    4 dead, 10 wounded in Chicago as July 4th weekend begins
    At least four people, including a teenager, were killed and another 10 people were wounded across Chicago as the Fourth of July weekend got underway.
  • Yolanda 'Bobby' Hall, fought for equal health care access, dies

    Yolanda 'Bobby' Hall, fought for equal health care access, dies
    A keen sense of social justice drove Yolanda "Bobby" Hall to push for equal opportunities in employment, housing and especially health care. Mrs. Hall, trained in nutrition, was an assistant professor of preventive medicine at what is now Rush...

    Richards grad takes world view of helping

    Richards grad takes world view of helping
    Charbel Bourjas is on a mission to help whomever he can, wherever he can. Bourjas, 18, who graduated this year from Richards High School in Oak Lawn, was born in Lebanon and visited there about four years ago when the civil war in neighboring Syria...

    What is Lewy body disease? Stan Mikita's plight highlights condition

     What is Lewy body disease? Stan Mikita's plight highlights condition
    The recent diagnosis of dementia with Lewy bodies for Chicago Blackhawks legend Stan Mikita has cast a rare light on a disease about which little is known, despite its rank as the second most common form of dementia after Alzheimer's disease. The...

    Carlman: Long day for a longer-needed cause

    Carlman: Long day for a longer-needed cause
    Several years had passed before I heard the nickname that goes with Mom's merciless ailment: the long good-bye. Diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease when she was 80, our mom had lived on her own, quite successfully, for quite a long while. In retrospect,...