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  • Winnetka considers ban on coal tar driveway sealants

    Winnetka considers ban on coal tar driveway sealants
    Determined to reduce pollutants found in stormwater and elsewhere in the local environment, officials in Winnetka this week moved one step closer to banning the use of coal tar-based driveway and parking lot sealants in the village. If the proposed coal...
  • Critics blast Israel for strikes on Gaza houses that claim civilian lives

    JERUSALEM The civilian death toll in the Gaza Strip continued to climb Thursday as Israel pressed its aerial campaign there against Islamist militants, targeting the homes of suspected operatives in intensifying bombardments across the coastal territory....
  • Doctors aren't telling overweight firefighters to lose weight, study says

    Sexy images of rippling abs and rock-hard biceps under those firefighter uniforms may obscure a serious problem: More than 70% of firefighters are overweight or obese, and most of them reported getting no advice to lose weight from their healthcare...
  • Californians lacking health insurance halved under Obamacare: study

    SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - The number of Californians without health insurance has been cut in half since the implementation of Obamacare, according to a survey published Thursday. The study by the Commonwealth Fund, a healthcare research foundation,...
  • Big business finally learns that wellness is good business

    2014 has been the year when the discussion of well-being has migrated from health and wellness magazines to business magazines. Wellness, and how to integrate it into our work lives, has become the hottest topic in the business pages. And that should...
  • World watch: News affecting world travel

     World watch: News affecting world travel
    West Africa: The World Health Organization reported a total of 844 cases and 518 deaths from Ebola in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia as of July 3. The outbreak is feared to have spread to Ghana, and an infection was suspected in at least one American...
  • Long ER Stays For Kids In Crisis On The Rise

    Just a few years ago, it was rare that children with mental health problems would spend two or more nights in the emergency room at Connecticut Children's Medical Center. Only 40 children stayed that long in 2010. So far this year, more than 250 children...
  • Pa. sets guidelines for doctors to fight prescription drug abuse

    Pennsylvania physicians should consider giving powerful pain medications in trial doses and be ready to cancel prescriptions for patients who don't seem to be making progress toward getting off them, according to new pain-pill prescribing guidelines for...
  • Kids caught at the border deserve due process, including lawyers

    When Juan Pablo Guerrero Diaz left El Salvador to come to the U.S., his daughter was still in diapers. Now she is 14, and this year, after fleeing for her life, she was reunited with her parents in Los Angeles. For the girl, the perilous journey north...
  • Toddler dies after eating pills; uncle charged

    Toddler dies after eating pills; uncle charged
    Nine years ago, Richard Marcus Gibbon's 16-month-old niece ate his pills and fell ill. History has repeated itself with deadly consequences: Gibbon's 2-year-old nephew ate his pills and died, landing Gibbon with a manslaughter charge Wednesday. A...
  • Colorado at heart of Democrats' campaign for women's votes

    Colorado at heart of Democrats' campaign for women's votes
    Sen. Mark Udall strode into his new Western Slope headquarters last week with a very specific target in mind: women. In two of the first three television ads aired by his reelection campaign, Udall has hammered his opponent's conservative positions on...