| Feb 26, 2014
| 6:58 AM
By Julie Steenhuysen
CHICAGO, Feb 26 (Reuters) - Increased attention given to
patients in primary care practices organized into so-called
medical homes may not improve quality of care or reduce health
costs as reformers of the U.S. healthcare system...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 1:54 PM
A traffic stop for a tinted tail light turned into a child abuse charge for two men on Monday, according to a Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office arrest report.
A deputy pulled over Guillermo Ramirez, 49, of Loxahatchee Groves, driving near 66th Court N...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 7:23 AM
Dear Pharmacist: What are popular medications and their natural counterparts? — A.T., Dallas, Texas
Dear A.T.: This is a great question. When I think of popular medications, I think of allergy drugs, pain relievers, antacids, blood pressure drugs,...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:45 AM
My wife and I would like to thank President Barack Obama for helping us save almost $4,000 a year on health care. I am 61 years old with a pre-existing condition of asthma which is under control with medication.
Yet before the Affordable Care Act, my...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 10:57 AM
The Subway sandwich restaurant chain said Thursday that it would remove an ingredient used in the production of foamed plastics such as yoga mats and rubber-soled shoes from its bread.
"The complete conversion to have this product out the bread will...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 8:45 AM
Decades of efforts to curb air pollution have cut lung-damaging smog to levels far below the hazy days of the 1970s and '80s in Chicago and most other big urban areas.
New cars emit dramatically less pollution than older models, gasoline and diesel...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:28 AM
Subway said it will stop using azodicarbonamide, a chemical used in the production of foamed plastics like yoga mats and rubber-soled shoes, in its bread.
"We are already in the process of removing azodiacarbonamide as part of our bread improvement...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 5:00 AM
There are different kinds of resonance. The resonance of history adds interest to any enterprise. Music that resonates in special ways that cause the brain to enter into enhanced new states of awareness, well, that's something you've got to experience for...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Should electronic cigarettes be regulated like tobacco products, emblazoned with warnings and subject to tight marketing restrictions? Those are among the questions before the Food and Drug Administration as it decides in the coming weeks how to handle...
| Feb 17, 2014
The entertainment options were fabulous at the Chicago Auto Show this year — and that was just inside the cars.
Automakers have outfitted their vehicles with cutting-edge technology that goes way beyond the now-common mapping and music options....
| Feb 15, 2014
| 11:18 AM
Soon after starting work at Lincoln Elementary in Paramount nearly five years ago, second-grade teacher Lisa Lappin became alarmed by the number of teachers and students sick from cancer and other illnesses.
Pungent, metallic odors sometimes blanketed...