| Sep 14, 2012
| 6:56 PM
A man serving a 40-year sentence for murder has died in custody, authorities said today.
Robert J. Turner, 32, who was serving time at the downstate Dixon Correctional Center at 2600 Brinton Ave., suffered multiple medical problems including cirrhosis...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 5:23 AM
A man sentenced to 40 years in prison for killing a man during a home invasion in 1998 died of blood poisoning and the so-called flesh-eating bacteria, an autopsy has found.
Robert J. Turner, 32, died Friday at the University of Illinois Medical Center...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 10:38 AM
An autopsy shows flesh-eating bacteria caused the death of an Illinois prison inmate.
A convicted murderer, 32-year-old Robert Turner died Friday in a hospital where he was being treated for several illnesses, including cirrhosis of the liver.
| Feb 21, 2012
| 9:18 AM
WASHINGTON (AP)— Deaths from liver-destroying hepatitis C are on the rise, and new data shows baby boomers especially should take heed — they are most at risk.
Federal health officials are considering whether anyone born between 1945 and 1965...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 6:34 PM
An Andover woman recently learns she may have been exposed to Hepatitis C while being treated at Hays Medical Center. The Hays hospital sent Linda Ficken a letter telling her to get tested for Hepatitis C.
Ficken is one of 460 patients Hays Med is...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 1:35 PM
Dennis Miller’s sisters said he often would go somewhere to drink for a while; they wouldn’t see him for a day or two.
“He was an alcoholic, but he didn’t stay drunk,” said his twin sister, Dianne Miller. He would stay...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 5:43 PM
It's not enough that we simply have to worry about the fat that's increasingly growing around our bellies.
Americans should also be concerned about the fat that they can't see: the stuff that's filling up their livers, more commonly known as Nonalcoholic...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 4:00 AM
DALLAS, Tex. -- Actor Larry Hagman, who created one of television's iconic villains with the treacherous J.R. Ewing of "Dallas," died Friday, according to a family statement. He was 81.
Hagman died at a Dallas hospital of complications from cancer,...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 9:51 PM
Fervor for the television show “Dallas” was intense in 1980, when the Queen Mother met actor Larry Hagman and joined the worldwide chorus asking: “Who shot J.R.?”
“Not even for you, ma’am,” replied Hagman, who...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 6:08 PM
Actor Larry Hagman, who created one of television's iconic villains with the treacherous J.R. Ewing of "Dallas," died Friday, according to a family statement. He was 81.
Hagman died at a Dallas hospital of complications from cancer, said the statement...
| Jun 25, 2010
Women are built to last longer than men.
The life expectancy for boys born in the United States—about 75 years—is five years less than girls. At nearly every age, males die at higher rates than females, and this vulnerability holds true...