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  • High-dose flu vaccine found more effective for elderly

    PITTSBURGH Giving frail, older residents of long-term care facilities a high-dose flu vaccine produces a significantly better immune response than a regular flu shot, a University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine study has found.
  • Shelter Picks: Missy Girl

    Missy Girl is an older gray tabby who is very friendly, quiet and easy-going. She loves attention very much, especially getting rubbed on the head, but she doesn't demand it at all. Missy Girl came to The Cat Corner because her owner had to go into a...

    Families struggle to care for victims of violence

    Families struggle to care for victims of violence
    His mother remembers the way he used to be: a daredevil with an athletic build who drove a red Pontiac Firebird, listened to hard rock bands like Metallica and did handstands on his thumbs. But when a neighbor waving a gun shot Charles "Chuck" Ropka...

    Judge says Rauner former firm not responsible for nursing home fraud

     Judge says Rauner former firm not responsible for nursing home fraud
    A federal bankruptcy judge said Tuesday that Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner's former investment firm won't be held responsible for a scheme to avoid liability in costly nursing home death lawsuits. In a tentative ruling in the case designed to prod the...

    Flu season hitting hard, especially in suburban schools

    Flu season hitting hard, especially in suburban schools
    The reports from school districts have rolled in daily to Chicago-area health departments, and the graphs on the weekly influenza charts are soaring upward. Flu season has arrived, earlier than usual and packing a punch that has sent hundreds of...