| May 31, 2012
Skin cancer victims who ascribe their maladies to tanning salons persuaded a panel of Chicago aldermen Wednesday to bar tanning facilities from letting people younger than 18 use their equipment, even if the minors have the permission of a parent or...
| Jul 18, 2012
Health care has dominated the headlines recently at the federal, state and local levels:
The Supreme Court upholds the Affordable Care Act. Six of 12 Chicago-run community mental health clinics are shut, as is the state-run Tinley Park Mental Health...
| Jul 30, 2012
Laura Pincus Hartman stood before a congregation in a church just south of 75th Street, gazing at anticipatory faces.
The pastor had just finished preaching an hour-long sermon from the Gospel of Mark about Jesus healing a woman. Hartman was about...
| Feb 25, 2013
An Oak Brook health care company and its Roman Catholic owners who don't want to include birth control in their employees' benefits still have no choice, despite exceptions to the contraception mandate proposed by the Obama administration this month....
| May 11, 2013
| 7:43 PM
Forty years after the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark Roe v. Wade case legalized abortion, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said the case is not her "ideal picture" for resolving the controversial issue of abortion.
Instead, the landmark decision gave...