| Aug 2, 2012
| 8:40 AM
This summer, one of the hottest in Chicago history, has dealt some deadly consequences to swimmers seeking refuge from the heat.
Since mid-June, 12 people have drowned to death in Illinois and Northwest Indiana compared with 15 total drowning deaths in...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 5:05 PM
For many, it's somewhat of a silent epidemic that is turning into a loud problem.
High school athletes are suffering brain injuries at alarming rates, and the research is staggering.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 7:58 PM
As a player, Hoover High School football Coach Andrew Policky shrugged off headaches and injuries to become a stalwart wide receiver. A graduate of Arcadia High in 1998, he never once thought to go over to a trainer when he “got his bell rung”...
| Aug 19, 2012
Jack Hershey said it all with a smile
To the editor:
Over the last few weeks, I have thought about and discussed with others the loss of John R. Hershey Jr. As so many have expressed, Jack was a terrific husband, father and grandfather, a wonderful...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 6:02 PM
The most troubling aspect of representing professional athletes is the carnage sports like football take on every joint in the human body.
In the days when I represented half of the starting quarterbacks and many of the major stars in the NFL, every...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 6:36 AM
Youth Sports Injury Prevention Seminars
Oak Park River Forest High School
Naperville North High School
Hinsdale Central High School
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| Mar 5, 2012
| 7:17 AM
Joseph A. Stroz, DPT, CSCS, brought more than 12 years of physical therapy experience to Windber when Stroz Physical Therapy & Sports Rehab, P.C., opened in the summer of 2008. The business is located at 1304 Graham Ave.
As SPTSR, physical therapy is...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 3:04 PM
John Josselyn stood at a gun range in Baltimore County on the warmest day of last week, ready for target practice with his .22-caliber pistol, and recalled how the simple threat of a gun once saved him from three thugs. The gun-rights advocate called it...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 10:00 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Doctors are warning parents about a dangerous new trend after six teenagers drank hand sanitizer and ended up in Southern California emergency rooms with alcohol poisoning.
Dr. Billy Mallon works in the emergency room at Los Angeles...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 5:35 PM
A military judge refused on Wednesday to throw out the case against an Army private accused of providing reams of sensitive documents to WikiLeaks in the biggest leak of government secrets in U.S. history.
Army Col. Denise Lind said she will rule...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 12:00 PM
A third of Baltimore households aren’t clear on their smoke alarm coverage, according to a new study from the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy.
Most of those misreporting their coverage overestimate the working alarms. They think...