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Medical Research

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  • Your money or your life: Many cancer patients face painful choice

    DALLAS Kim Harris approached the communion rail at Zion Lutheran Church with a vial of pills in his hand. The thin, dying man and the Rev. Robert Preece were alone in the sanctuary. They had met many times this way the 62-year-old cancer patient...
  • Stanford, Harvard researchers to share $500K medical prize

    Two scientists whose work on modern research technologies is expected to speed the pace of medical discoveries will share one of the richest prizes in medicine and science next month, officials at a New York hospital said Monday. The $500,000 Albany...
  • Lake Forest Hospital adds clinical trials for cancer patients

    Cancer patients living in the northern suburbs will have another destination to go to for clinical trials when a new facility opens at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital later this summer. The Northwestern Medicine Developmental Therapeutics Institute...
  • Study: Lake County ranks among healthiest, but obesity on the rise

    Study: Lake County ranks among healthiest, but obesity on the rise
    Lake is one of the healthiest counties in Illinois, according to a recently released report, but the work to improve residents' health is far from over, Lake County Health Department officials said. "It's great that we rank as one of the healthiest...
  • Sperm bank sued after donor details emerge 7 years later

    He was good on paper: Eloquent, mature, healthy and smart to boot. That's why Angela Collins and Margaret Elizabeth Hanson say they chose Donor 9623 to be the biological father of their child. Then last June, almost seven years after Collins gave...
  • Report: Delays, staffing shortages at Maryland VA medical centers

    Report: Delays, staffing shortages at Maryland VA medical centers
    The Veterans Health Administration medical center in Cecil County was so understaffed that at one point, federal investigators report, three doctors were caring for 5,000 patients. "I am not able to think of any acceptable or practical way to do all that...
  • When the vaccination wars hit home

    When the vaccination wars hit home
    His wife opposed childhood vaccination, and, at first, he followed her lead. She'd done a lot of research, he reasoned; she was the vaccine expert in the relationship. But as he learned more about the science supporting vaccination, he began...
  • Medical Marijuana: More Patients, More Products, Low Profile

    Medical Marijuana: More Patients, More Products, Low Profile
    Susan Gilchrist once took nine different medications to ease the chronic pain and fatigue of her multiple sclerosis. Gilchrist, 32, is now off all those drugs, finding more relief, she says, than she has in more than a decade, now that she uses just one...
  • Depression among new parents is not limited to those who go the childbirth route

    Depression among new parents is not limited to those who go the childbirth route
    Adopting a child is supposed to be a joyous event, but for some mothers it is far from a Hallmark moment. The adoptive moms feel powerless, worthless and hopeless, they can’t sleep or eat, or they sleep or eat too much and they withdraw from the...
  • Abortion restrictions relying on 'junk science,' rights advocates say

    In Montana, the Legislature has approved and sent to the governor a bill that would require a fetus to be anesthetized before an abortion is performed so it would not feel pain. In Arizona and Arkansas, doctors are now required to tell women that drug-...
  • Walk benefits fight against lupus

    Walk benefits fight against lupus
    Kay Mimms believes her first symptoms of lupus appeared when she was 4 years old. It was more than 50 years later — and numerous doctors' visits, too — before the 69-year-old Matteson resident actually was diagnosed, she said. Lupus is an...