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  • Nurses threaten strike over wages at University of Illinois Hospital

    Nurses threaten strike over wages at University of Illinois Hospital
    Nurses at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System are seeking a 21.5 percent wage increase over three years, a hike hospital administrators said would cost the system $20 million. With the West Side academic medical center and...
  • Care aides get little to no training for life-and-death tasks

    Teri Sernett stood frozen in fear in the living room of the east St. Paul, Minn., home. Her patient, an elderly quadriplegic man she had just met, gasped for air, his throat blocked and his eyes rolled back. Nothing in Sernett's one hour of training as a...
  • Family finances: Slash your out-of-pocket health care expenses

    The trick to saving money on health care is learning how to navigate the health care marketplace. Stay in your network. Before you visit a doctor or have a procedure, ask your insurer and the health care provider whether the provider is included in...
  • Vegas hotel outfits rooms for wellness

    Vegas hotel outfits rooms for wellness
    Wellness may not be what visitors expect when vacationing in Las Vegas, but that's what the MGM Grand resort has in mind with its Stay Well rooms. Working with the Cleveland Clinic, the MGM has developed special amenities that encourage deeper sleep and...
  • Disney closes new Habit Heroes exhibit after criticism for stigmatizing fat kids

    Disney closes new Habit Heroes exhibit after criticism for stigmatizing fat kids
    Epcot's new Habit Heroes attraction, which tackles childhood obesity, has landed in big, fat trouble. Shortly after its unofficial opening last month, the interactive exhibit was blasted by critics for stigmatizing fat kids. Now Disney has closed the...
  • A Third Strike for Tort Reform

    A Third Strike for Tort Reform
    Though the Supreme Court of Illinois struck down compensatory damage caps for the third time nearly two years ago, tort reform remains a contentious issue in the state In 2010, the Supreme Court of Illinois ruled that the state’s five-year-old...
  • UConn, Middlesex Hospital Receive Grant For Geriatric Care Study

    MIDDLETOWN — The University of Connecticut School of Nursing and Middlesex Hospital are beginning a three-year geriatric care and research program in Middlesex County with a $1.4 million federal grant. Through outreach to the aging population in...
  • Nurses should bill separately from hospitals and physicians [Letter]

    The dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing recently claimed that "today, nurses are full partners and leaders in the heath care process" ("This is not crazy; this is nursing," Aug. 18). But if that's so, why are nurses (primarily a female...
  • For many patients, the ER is the right place

    To the editor: A survey of emergency physicians offers a more mixed picture of what is happening in ERs than what was reported here about L.A. County. Nearly half saw increases in patient visits since January, and 86% expect increases over the next...
  • Ground broken on new Lake Forest hospital

    Ground broken on new Lake Forest hospital
    Four years ago, when Northwestern Memorial HealthCare merged with Lake Forest Hospital, officials promised the building at 660 N. Westmoreland Ave. would be replaced, a commitment made real today during a groundbreaking ceremony for the new $378 million...
  • U.S. Ebola patients released from hospital; they're cured, doctors say

    U.S. Ebola patients released from hospital; they're cured, doctors say
    Two American aid workers who contracted the Ebola virus while working in West Africa have been discharged from an Atlanta hospital after medical officials determined they had recovered and were not contagious. Dr. Kent Brantly, 33, was released from...
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If you think you have seen Palatine because you have driven down Northwest Highway, think again. Drive a few blocks west and you'll find 19th Century gracious homes mixed with 21st Century red-brick rowhouses and condominium mid-rises. Read more about Palatine, IL
If you think you have seen Palatine because you have driven down Northwest Highway, think again. Drive a few blocks west and you'll find 19th Century gracious homes mixed with 21st Century red-brick rowhouses and condominium mid-rises. Read more about Palatine, IL « Show less

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  • Chicago native helped start Holocaust education program in Wisconsin

     Chicago native helped start Holocaust education program in Wisconsin
    After moving from the north suburbs to the Madison, Wis., area in 1999, Norman Dachman and his wife, Millicent, created "Holocaust Presentations," a program designed to educate others on the horrors of the Holocaust.
  • Genevieve Keilman, 1917-2014

    Genevieve Keilman, 1917-2014
    For several weeks in the early 1960s, Genevieve Keilman kept a daily vigil at the hospital bedside of her son John after he was hit by a car and seriously injured. Looking for a way to give back after her son's recovery, Mrs. Keilman became a...

    'Transit deserts' don't serve workers, study says

     'Transit deserts' don't serve workers, study says
    About 1 out of every 10 people in Cook County, roughly 438,500 residents, live in "transit deserts'' that are cut off from fast, frequent train and bus service, according to a new analysis that for the first time identifies dozens of Chicago-area mass...

    Obama reveals first family's favorite snacks

    Obama reveals first family's favorite snacks
    President Obama revealed the first family's snack favorites during a recent appearance at a White House event promoting healthy eating and attended by school children from across the country. Can you guess his? "My big thing, chips and guacamole,''...

    Palatine man dies 10 days after altercation outside bar

    Palatine man dies 10 days after altercation outside bar
    A man who was seriously injured during an altercation outside a Palatine bar earlier this month has died, authorities said today. Ryan Flannigan, 26, of the 100 block of West Colfax Street in Palatine, was pronounced dead at 3:48 p.m.at Advocate...