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  • Cancer patients get help through financial, health care mazes

    Cancer patients get help through financial, health care mazes
    Wendy Schwartz, 35, survived ovarian cancer, but three years into a clean bill of health, she is almost out of money, underemployed and wishing she had known sooner about the legal rights that might have eased her struggle. In hindsight, the former...
  • Health researchers try to link up with more Hispanic women

    Health researchers try to link up with more Hispanic women
    Illinois' number of Hispanic women reporting that they were in fair or poor health was the highest in the nation, according to a 2009 study, and efforts are growing to figure out why. Researchers want specifics on why 34.3 percent of Latino women in...
  • Organizations offer checks on handyman services

    Organizations offer checks on handyman services
    Are you handy with a saw, drill, screwdriver, hammer and nails? If you aren't then that means when something's amiss around your home, or you have a home improvement project, you must hire a handyman. But as many older adults can attest, that process...
  • History lover — and maker — talks about her passions

    History lover — and maker — talks about her passions
    Just as the term retirement community hardly does justice to The Clare at Water Tower, the term retirement doesn't seem to fit Betty Bergstrom. At 80 she still runs her own management consulting firm, Bergstrom Associates, working with non-profits on...
  • The magic of Mexico thrives in Mazatlan

    The magic of Mexico thrives in Mazatlan
    MAZATLAN, Mexico — Mexico might seem a strange place to lose your heart. But when you're young enough, that first encounter with our southern neighbor's warmth and charm — the smell of roasting corn drifting from the sidewalk vendor's grill,...
  • Sure bets in Sin City: Vegas restaurants

    Sure bets in Sin City: Vegas restaurants
    LAS VEGAS — Deciding where to dine in Las Vegas is a little like determining where to gamble. Or shop, for that matter. The choices are seemingly limitless. Ten years ago, when an influx of culinary talent first revved up tourists' appetites, the...
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  • A fan's guide to Ohio's Hocking Hills State Park

    A fan's guide to Ohio's Hocking Hills State Park
    LOGAN, Ohio — There is one Ohio state park everyone should visit. That's Hocking Hills, with its out-of-Ohio vibe that is very appealing. It is Ohio's best park for natural wonders and its most scenic state park. The picturesque 2,348-acre park in...
  • Sweet treats CAN be part of a heart-healthy diet

    Sweet treats CAN be part of a heart-healthy diet
    February is synonymous with hearts — for Valentine's Day and for American Heart Month. What a fitting time to think about the heart and what can be done to maintain its health. Heart disease is often thought of as a "men's disease," but it is the leading...
  • Life expectancy low, but growing in city

    Women in large swaths of America are dying younger than they were a generation ago, reversing nearly a century of progress in public health and underscoring the rising toll of smoking and record obesity. Nationwide, life expectancy for American men and...
  • Location matters when choosing assisted living

    Location matters when choosing assisted living
    Here's what Lucy Allen likes about Smith Village, the retirement community on the city's South Side where she rents an assisted living apartment: It's safe; the building is near her church; the employees are nice; it's quiet at night; and she has...