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  • Government moves to oversee at-home genetic tests

    Government moves to oversee at-home genetic tests
    During a stay at a resort two years ago, Carol Arand bought $4,000 in genetic tests after a spa physician praised their potential to improve her health. If ever she got sick, Arand reasoned, she could take the results to her doctor. "I hoped that this...
  • 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...
  • Proposal: 9/11 First Responders To Receive Additional $125M in Settlement

    Proposal: 9/11 First Responders To Receive Additional $125M in Settlement
    A federal judge signed off on a legal settlement Thursday that could pay as much as $713 million to 9/11 responders exposed to World Trade Center dust, and immediately urged thousands of police, firefighters and construction workers to take the deal. U....
  • 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...
  • Natural remedies for common vacation ailments

    Natural remedies for common vacation ailments
    While summer vacations symbolize fun and quality time together for families, they can frequently be strained with unplanned health problems. As any parent knows, traveling with kids can be challenging enough without any extra surprises. So rather than...
  • 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'...
  • Family Medical Walk-In Clinics

    Family Medical Walk-In Clinics
    See Family Medical Walk-In Clinics in Springfield, Nixa, Republic and Ozark for help with acute illnesses and minor injuries, and for work-related medical services. Your Walk-In convenience is built into our name and everything we do. Our physicians,...
  • 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,...
  • Lessons from OCD

    Lessons from OCD
    For radio news anchor Jeff Bell, the greater good is being a face, a voice and an example of hope for people who suffer from obsessive compulsive disorder. Now, the Benicia, Calif.-based writer, who can be heard on KCBS, wants to offer his voice to...
  • 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...