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  • 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...
  • GCT of the Ovary Requires Follow-Up

    GCT of the Ovary Requires Follow-Up
    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 47-year-old wife was diagnosed with a rare granulosa cell tumor (GCT) of the ovary. Her treatment included surgery to remove the uterus and ovaries. The tumor was stage 1, but we are nervous about a recurrence. What can she or her...
  • Waterbury Priest Accused Of Taking $1 Million From Parish

    Waterbury Priest Accused Of Taking $1 Million From Parish
    A well-known Roman Catholic priest in Waterbury is accused of taking about $1 million from the Sacred Heart/Sagredo Corazon parish for his personal use over a seven-year period, depleting parish finances and sparking a criminal investigation. Rev....
  • New Coverage Coming for Pre-Existing Conditions

    New Coverage Coming for Pre-Existing Conditions
    Multiple sclerosis patient Marc Fladell and millions like him hope they will benefit when the first major piece of national health reform begins this month. Fladell, 47, needs lots of treatment in his 18-year battle with multiple sclerosis, but he lost...
  • Bringing Bipolar into the Light

    Bringing Bipolar into the Light
    Chances are, we all know someone like Marya Hornbacher. We just don't realize that we do because, like Hornbacher, these someones are charming, smart, well-spoken and prosperous -- not at all like people who are (cough) bipolar. "It's shocking to me that...
  • Eating With an Anorexic Child

    Eating With an Anorexic Child
    War broke out on the day Rina Ranalli and her husband told their 12-year-old anorexic daughter the strict new house rules: three meals and three snacks a day. Initially, their bright and previously sweet-natured girl cried, screamed insults and raged....
  • Reform Will Keep More Young Adults on Parents' Policies

    Reform Will Keep More Young Adults on Parents' Policies
    One of the first provisions of the federal healthcare overhaul—allowing young adults to stay on their parents' health insurance until they turn 26—is expected to make a big dent in the number of uninsured young people this year. The change...
  • What's in your shopping bag? Bacteria

    What's in your shopping bag? Bacteria
    Way to go, all you planet-saving shoppers who've made the switch to reusable bags! But consider: "Reusable" doesn't mean "self-cleaning." Researchers at the University of Arizona and Loma Linda University queried shoppers headed into grocery stores in...