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  • Ethics panel to delay its investigation of Sen. Calderon

    SACRAMENTO -- The state Senate’s ethics panel will delay its investigation into Sen. Ronald S. Calderon to avoid interfering with a federal prosecution of the lawmaker on corruption charges, the panel’s chairman said Tuesday. The Senate...
  • Water safety rules needed to keep kids safe

    Summer vacation means warm temperatures, long daylight hours, no school – and a challenge to keep children occupied, out of trouble and, most of all, safe.    Many parents send their children to summer camps, which often include aquatic...
  • It's Freebie Friday! Spring forward with free tax prep, Einsteins Bros, $10 off gas cards

    It's Freebie Friday! Spring forward with free tax prep, Einsteins Bros, $10 off gas cards
    Happy Freebie Friday! We might be losing an hour with Day Light Saving time on Sunday when we move clocks ahead one hour at 2 a.m., but my long list will list will make up for it with savings at stores, restaurants and fun things to do. Oh, did I...
  • Company says no more GMO ingredients in Smart Balance spreads

    Smart Balance says it will change the ingredients in its butter-like spreads to make sure they include no genetically modified organisms. “I’ve been in the food industry for 35 years. I have never seen a consumer issue come on this fast,&...
  • Orland Park police prepare for concealed carry

    Orland Park police prepare for concealed carry
    As the first round of residents receive state concealed carry permits, Orland Park police have been preparing with additional training and new procedures, said Deputy Chief Thomas Kenealy. "It's a new era for street cops," Kenealy said. "I'll have...
  • Specialty tier payments hurt patients [Commentary]

    Specialty tier payments hurt patients [Commentary]
    Health insurers in Maryland and throughout the country are jeopardizing patient health by dramatically and arbitrarily increasing the cost of vital medications. As insurers increasingly assign cancer treatments to so-called "specialty tier" cost...
  • Health warning issued near Exide plant where lead found in soil

    Health warning issued near Exide plant where lead found in soil
    Officials plan to hold a community meeting next week to discuss elevated levels of lead found in soil at homes and a preschool near a battery recycling plant in southeast Los Angeles. The findings have prompted officials to issue health precautions...
  • Dr. Frank Jobe, best-known for Tommy John surgery, dies at 88

    Dr. Frank Jobe, best-known for Tommy John surgery, dies at 88
    In the fall of 1974, Dodger pitcher Tommy John heard his arm snap like a guitar string after delivering a pitch. The torn ligament was the type of injury that commonly ended athletic careers, but John, then a 31-year-old star, pushed team doctors "to...
  • First-ever blood test identifies impending Alzheimer's disease

    First-ever blood test identifies impending Alzheimer's disease
    For the first time, a test that detects 10 types of lipids, or fats, circulating in a person's blood has been shown to predict accurately whether he or she will develop the memory loss and mental decline of Alzheimer's disease over the next two to three...
  • Stanford runner Jessica Tonn sues NCAA over concussions

    A Stanford distance runner became the first active Division I-A athlete to sue the NCAA over concussions Wednesday. In a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Jessica Tonn accused the NCAA of inadequately educating...
  • U. of I. insurance plan covers gender reassignment surgery at Urbana-Champaign

    U. of I. insurance plan covers gender reassignment surgery at Urbana-Champaign
    University of Illinois trustees today approved a student health insurance plan for the Urbana-Champaign campus that will for the first time cover gender reassignment surgery, a benefit they approved for the Chicago campus last year. The trustees’...