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  • Community Calendar

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  • MILITARY DEATHS

    The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Iraq or who died at a U.S. military hospital of an illness contracted in Iraq: Christopher D. Loza, 24, of Abilene, Texas; sergeant, Army. Loza died of a non-...
  • Swine flu scare gives hospital a practice run

    In the emergency room at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, where scores of frightened people arrived last week to have their nerves eased and their fevers abated, the triage was simple: Those complaining of flu symptoms were masked and separated from...
  • Many Nursing Jobs, But Only the Strong Need Apply

    Many Nursing Jobs, But Only the Strong Need Apply
    Filling open nursing positions is no easy task for hospital administrators these days, and there's every chance the job will get tougher. This country has a serious nursing shortage: The American Health Care Assn.'s most recent estimates from July 2008...
  • Nothing sweet about this type of bitter

    Nothing sweet about this type of bitter
    You know them. I know them. And, increasingly, psychiatrists know them. People who feel they have been wronged by someone and are so bitter they can barely function other than to ruminate about their circumstances. This behavior is so common -- and so...
  • Women and Depression, Part I

    Women and Depression, Part I
    Life is full of ups and downs, but when the down times last for weeks or months at a time, or keep you from living a "normal" life, you may be suffering from depression. Depression is a medical illness that involves the body, mood, and thoughts. It...
  • Too thankful for despair

    Too thankful for despair
    Strip nearly everything from Patricia Jefferson's life. Take away her home, her possessions, her vision. Place her, blind and humbled, at a dining table in a West Side apartment with a fraying wicker basket as a centerpiece. What she'll do is smile and...
  • 'A Dream of Undying Fame' by Louis Breger

    'A Dream of Undying Fame' by Louis Breger
    A Dream of Undying Fame How Freud Betrayed His Mentor and Invented Psychoanalysis Louis Breger Basic Books: 148 pp., $22.95 Psychoanalysis has always been a mixed bag, Louis Breger notes. On the one hand, it has produced valuable insights into...
  • Nursing home law discussed at hearing

    More light was shed Thursday on the volatile nature of Illinois nursing homes that house a mix of mix of felons, mentally ill people and seniors, as legal experts explained how laws governing both the facilities and the mentally ill are applied. "The...
  • Widow of VA hospital patient asks: 'How could they keep me from my husband?'

    Nancy Washabaugh returns the flag that covered her husband's casket to a shelf. Mother and daughter discuss Floyd Washabaugh's life as a picture of Floyd and his daughter at Christmas flashes on a TV. A no-visitor policy at the Hampton VA hospital...
  • Trying to define binge eating disorder

    Trying to define binge eating disorder
    Binge eating was long seen by psychiatrists as an unusual symptom of major depression or an anxiety disorder. After all, it seemed sometimes to lessen or yield to antidepressants and psychotherapy -- both aimed primarily at treating depression or anxiety....