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  • Recession takes psychological toll

    Recession takes psychological toll
    At the height of the recession last year, Deanna Ross was busy training the newly unemployed and others how to form support groups to cope with mental illness in these stressful times. Then Ross lost her own job as a regional field worker at the National...
  • Whooping cough cases rise

    Reported cases of whooping cough have tripled since last year, according to state health officials, with the Central Valley, the San Francisco Bay Area and the Los Angeles region seeing sizable increases in patients. In California, there have been 584...
  • Faith & Life: It's curses

    What is meant by the idea of "generational curses" from a biblical and practical perspective? I remember the time I was preparing a sermon on this topic and a lay leader in the church, an older gentleman, tried to school me on what it meant. I thought...
  • Defense: Perez's Dyslexia Is Reason He Didn't See E-Mail

    The defense today offered a reason why Mayor Eddie A. Perez may not have seen a March 5, 2007, e-mail from a developer indicating North End politician Abraham Giles was, with the mayor's knowledge, demanding $100,000 to vacate a parking lot that the...
  • FDA Urged to be Proactive on Food Safety

    FDA Urged to be Proactive on Food Safety
    The Food and Drug Administration, the nation's chief watchdog on food safety, is too often caught flat-footed when problems arise, a health advisory panel said Tuesday, urging the agency to focus more on preventing outbreaks of illness by targeting...
  • Defense In Perez Case Rests Without Mayor's Testimony

    Defense In Perez Case Rests Without Mayor's Testimony
    Mayor Eddie A. Perez walked with his wife, Maria, out of the courthouse Monday after four weeks of evidence in his bribery and larceny trial had ended, and was questioned by reporters about his decision not to take the stand and testify. "Will it hurt...
  • Jury Begins Deliberations In Perez Trial

    Mayor Eddie A. Perez abused his power and hurt the people of Hartford by taking a bribe in the form of free home remodeling work and trying to extort a payoff on behalf of a political ally, the prosecutor said in his final argument Wednesday in the mayor'...
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  • Mental Health Patients Turn More to Each Other

    Mental Health Patients Turn More to Each Other
    Jim Bina was feeling good. And that made him nervous. The Naperville, Ill., man had struggled with depression for decades, and he had learned to distrust happiness as an illusion that masked an approaching crisis. It might sound like an unusual problem,...
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  • Art Gives Strength to Group With Mental Illness

    Art Gives Strength to Group With Mental Illness
    A week into his hospitalization at the Elgin Mental Health Center in Illinois, Jeffrey Eppard was given pencils and paper and invited to draw anything he wanted. The subject he chose was his left arm. He outlined it in a blur of charcoal, then filled...