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  • Clown-O-Meter: 9/1/11

    Clown-O-Meter:  9/1/11
    Justice is served: Michael Andes allegedly parked his car in a handicapped space in Shelton without a handicapped permit and called the police to report it, apparently to show that they were not enforcing parking laws. He reportedly called the...
  • Can e-books cause insomnia?

    Experts will field questions on common sleep mistakes. Myth: Watching TV in my bedroom and working on my laptop in bed helps me wind down and fall asleep.   Fact: Doing work, watching TV and using the computer, both close to bedtime and especially in...
  • Defying the odds, conjoined twins in Chicago celebrate their first birthday

    Defying the odds, conjoined twins in Chicago celebrate their first birthday
    Defying the odds, conjoined twins born critically ill last year in University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago have reached a major milestone: their first birthday. Doctors did not expect Kaydon and Kameron Hayes to live this long, and even had...
  • Drug companies pay $25 million to Illinois doctors

    Drug companies pay $25 million to Illinois doctors
    At least three dozen doctors in Illinois received payments and perks exceeding $100,000 from drug companies between 2009 and early 2011, according to an updated database that now includes information from a dozen pharmaceutical firms. Doctors in the...
  • Developer's Family Sues Over Retroactive Estate Tax; Attorneys Told Brainard He Had No Chance

    When wealthy developer Monty Blakeman died in April, his heirs knew they would inherit his multimillion-dollar estate. What they didn't know was that the state legislature on May 4 — only 11 days after Blakeman's death — would increase the...
  • Family of woman who died after a medical error joins hospital's safety panel

    Family of woman who died after a medical error joins hospital's safety panel
    Michelle Malizzo Ballog was nervous as hospital staff wheeled her into surgery to replace a temporary stent in her liver. In a procedure two weeks earlier, also at University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago, she had awakened too early from the...
  • Specialty dental care remains out of reach for many poor Illinois children

    Specialty dental care remains out of reach for many poor Illinois children
    A smile revealing rows of healthy white teeth spreads across 8-year-old Maria McCarthy's face. Confident and poised, the Skokie girl smiles easily. But five years ago, when she arrived as a foster child at the home of Michael and Ana McCarthy, her baby...
  • Medicare chief promises better benefits

    Medicare chief promises better benefits
    Medicare chief Jonathan Blum was in Chicago this week to get the word out about changes to the federal health insurance program, which begins open enrollment Saturday. Among the changes this year: fewer health plans, lower premiums and an earlier...
  • Best Lunch

    Best Lunch
    1st) Garden Catering “We’re a family-run business,” says Tina Carpenteri. “Coming into our stores is like walking into a friend’s home.” The daughter of Frank Carpenteri, Sr. (who has run Garden Catering since 1991 and...
  • Poison center offers expert advice, 'calming voice'

    Poison center offers expert advice, 'calming voice'
    The day started normally for dozens of families across the state. Then, at some point, things took a turn. A father spotted his young daughter eating pain relief cream. A mother discovered her 6-year-old holding a package with six Children's Tylenols...
  • The Best of Fairfield County Readers' Poll: Our Annual Tradition

    If you’ve ever voted in one of our Best of Fairfield County polls you know how winning businesses are chosen in our annual contest. Unless you work here, you probably don’t know where the process goes after that. Well, I’ll tell you....