| Oct 14, 2011
Dr. Anjum Usman, of Naperville, has been a star in the world of alternative treatments for autism for years, but now she's facing professional discipline for her approach to the frustrating disorder.
In prescribing chelation, a hormone modulator and...
| Sep 28, 2011
Automated vending machines that dispense prescription drugs are popping up in health care facilities across the country, and MetroSouth Medical Center in Blue Island this year became the first hospital in Illinois to embrace the new technology....
| Oct 22, 2011
Whether it's the bathroom scale or the car's gas gauge, we tend to believe what we see. Like it or not.
And more than 99 percent of the time, the gauges in our cars and trucks are accurate. They should be. Automotive gauges must meet strict standards set...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 9:32 AM
With people living longer and the numbers of those hitting age 55 and over increasing every day, trend awareness and flexibility are key in the senior housing market. Those who run and manage retirement communities, and especially continuing care...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 2:44 PM
The family of a Joliet woman killed in a 2008 hit-and-run accident is suing the driver who just recently came forward and confessed to striking her.
Maria Lech filed the wrongful death lawsuit Thursday in Will County against David McCarthy, 28, of...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 2:16 PM
Marilyn Lemak's mind was sound and her motive was vengeance on the late winter day when she drugged her daughter and two sons and then smothered them with her hands, a DuPage County jury decided Wednesday.
Rejecting any notion that the Naperville woman...
| Aug 4, 2011
The number of gay and lesbian households in Illinois jumped dramatically over the last decade, in part a reflection of societal changes that have made it easier for couples to be open about being in a same-sex relationship.
In Illinois, the number of...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 2:59 PM
DuPage County prosecutors are seeking to revoke the bond of a minister awaiting trial on charges that he bilked members of his church.
Judge Blanche Hill Fawell today set a July 10 date for the bond revocation hearing for Howard Richmond, 51, of...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 10:39 PM
Lurking beneath the surface of the West Branch of the DuPage River are the remnants of radioactive contamination left behind by a factory that was shuttered almost four decades ago.
The Rare Earths Facility in West Chicago not only was a major employer...
| Sep 7, 2010
| 4:32 PM
In time, tattoos will have the same acceptance as women coming into the workplace wearing pants instead of dresses, This is how society changes.....Richard Citrin, executive coach and career counselor quoted in today's story Is body art office-...
| Nov 15, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Thomson Reuters today released its annual study identifying the top U.S. hospitals for inpatient cardiovascular services. The study, now in its twelfth year, for the first time singled out 50 hospitals rather than the traditional practice of naming 100...