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Booster ShotsPoor flip-flops. Popular though they are, they've been targets for criticisms of many types -- for their lack of arch support, for their potential tripping hazard, for their inability to protect foot skin from the sun and thus their theoretical......
Times Staff WritersFor at least four years, UCI Medical Center officials and employees knew that liver transplant candidates were dying while the program turned down a huge portion of donated organs it was offered. But the program continued to enroll patients, market its...
Special to The TimesThe link between good health and fish emerged in 1978, after a group of researchers from Denmark reported that the Inuit of northwest Greenland had one-tenth the death rate from heart attack as that of their Danish neighbors. The scientists concluded...
To qualify for Medicare funding, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services requires transplant centers to perform a certain number of transplants annually and achieve a specific unadjusted survival rate for patients one year after surgery....
Centegra Hospital in McHenry charged $36,000 for implanting a permanent pacemaker. Less than 30 miles away, Vista Medical Center East in Waukegan charged more than $165,000 for the same procedure. To treat a case of simple pneumonia, meanwhile, John H....
Clark and Sally Smith of Petoskey are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Angela Kathleen Smith, to Christopher Tierney Vogel, son of James and Patricia Vogel of Tulsa, Okla. Angela and Christopher reside in Overland Park, Kan. Angela is an...
Pastora San Juan Cafferty, a native of Cuba, was a leading scholar and researcher on race and ethnicity at the University of Chicago as well as a leader in Chicago's Hispanic community. "Pastora tirelessly helped weave connections between the University...
RedEyeStudents, faculty and other employees of the University of Illinois at Chicago will have to kiss their tobacco products--and their electronic cigarettes--goodbye this summer thanks to a new tobacco-free campus policy that will go into effect July 1....
As conversational icebreakers in busy coffee shops go, Leo Schwartz's question had considerable promise: How does one re-fluff a feather pillow? The problem was, the man who answered was Dan Maher, and he was not the guy Leo was after. "Dan started...
Police are investigating a report of a sexual assault Sunday night near the Rush University Medical Center. The assault happened about 10:30 p.m. Sunday on the 1700 block of West Congress Parkway, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer...
Tribune reporterThree people were injured late this morning in an accident involving a fire truck on the South Side. The accident happened about 11:30 a.m. on the 5100 block of South Union Avenue in the city's Back of the Yards neighborhood, according to Fire Media...
Tribune reportersShootings on the West and South sides left a 17-year-old boy dead and two other teenagers wounded Saturday evening, authorities said. The fatal shooting happened about 6 p.m., as the 17-year-old and an 18-year-old were sitting in a car in the 2400 block...
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