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  • Dinner-plate attack at ORMC leads to foam plates, finger foods

    Dinner-plate attack at ORMC leads to foam plates, finger foods
    After an inmate at Orlando Regional Medical Center brushed aside a hamburger and used a ceramic dinner plate to attack an officer, hospital officials on Thursday announced changes for meal service for patients under certain "legal or correctional...
  • 1 in 10 deaths among working-age adults alcohol related

    1 in 10 deaths among working-age adults alcohol related
    Excessive drinking accounts for 10 percent of deaths among working-age adults, making it the leading cause of preventable death of Americans, according to new research from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The alcohol use killed...
  • New form of U.S. healthcare saves money, improves quality, one insurer finds

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - In one of the largest tests of a novel way to deliver and pay for healthcare, insurer CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield announced on Thursday that 1.1 million people receiving care through its "patient-centered medical homes" last year...
  • Chicago's life expectancy rose between 1990, 2010

    Chicago's life expectancy rose between 1990, 2010
    Nearly a quarter-century ago, a newborn residing in West Garfield Park could expect to live slightly more than 63 years. A child's life expectancy at birth in the community area, bounded to the west and east by Kenton Avenue and Hamlin Boulevard, inched...
  • Anne Arundel campers sickened by chemicals in pool

    Anne Arundel campers sickened by chemicals in pool
    Thirty-five people were hospitalized Wednesday after being sickened by chemicals at a swimming pool at YMCA Camp Letts in Edgewater, Anne Arundel County fire officials said. Of the 35 patients, 31 were children age 6 to 16. None of the injuries were...
  • ECB keeps banks on tight leash for health check results: sources

    FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - The European Central Bank wants to give banks just 48 hours to review the results of a balance sheet health check so it can guard against data leaks even though the banks would like more time. The ECB is carrying out the...
  • Combining aerobic, resistance exercise may be best for diabetes

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Exercise programs that combine aerobic exercise and resistance training may be better at helping people with diabetes control their blood sugar than either type of exercise alone, a new analysis of past studies says. "It...
  • 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...
  • Rob Owen: FX's 'The Strain' packs little suspense

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. Some viewers accustomed to FX's more sophisticated storytelling may be a bit put off by the pulpy tone of the network's new vampires-as-a-virus drama "The Strain" (10 p.m. Sunday). It lacks the character depth of "Fargo" or "The...
  • The best and worst states for small business: Red tape blues

    The best and worst states for small business: Red tape blues
    Ian Toner, an architect in Philadelphia, recently went to city offices for a permit to build a stoop for a client's home. The city, he learned, had just imposed new requirements: he would have to get maps from gas, electric, water and other utilities to...
  • Anthony Orlando: New health care market better deal than you think

    You're going to hear a lot about Obamacare this fall, especially from Republicans. They'll try to convince you that it was a bad deal. They'll throw numbers at you to make you think that the cost of health insurance is spiraling out of control. In all...