| Dec 15, 2011
Banking on worries over rising health costs in the U.S., government and hospital officials in Mexico City are courting Chicagoans searching for affordable medical care.
On Wednesday, about a dozen Chicago health professionals and several others...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 2:06 PM
-The tightfisted state budget enacted by Gov. Dannel Malloy last spring has meant an official portrait of his predecessor, M. Jodi Rell, has yet to grace the state library in Hartford. The Stamford Advocate found that Connecticut still pays up to $40,...
| Dec 28, 2011
At one time, Florencia Cano was so depressed her younger sister would put food in her mouth to coax her to eat.
Eight years later, she is determined to stop the closing of the North Side mental health center where she received the counseling she...
| Jan 6, 2012
When Carla Clark's cellphone rang, she assumed the news was bad. The phone number displayed on the caller ID belonged to the probation officer for her daughter, Melissa.
It was the last Tuesday of December, the day Melissa was scheduled to be taken...
| May 17, 2011
| 1:20 PM
Virginia and Virginia Tech both landed top-10 recruiting classes, according to Wrestling Insider Newsmagazine.
WIN ranked the Cavaliers' class eighth, the Hokies' ninth among all Division I programs. Virginia's class features three-time state champ Joe...
| May 26, 2011
In the southern half of the state, Prasad Chirnomula's name is synonymous with upscale Indian cuisine. As the owner of five Thali restaurants in New Haven and Fairfield County, he understands why his latest spot, Oaxaca Kitchen, has garnered a lot of...
| Jun 18, 2011
| 1:24 AM
Clusters of children without their required vaccinations in about 200 Illinois schools are raising the chances of school-based outbreaks of serious preventable diseases such as measles and whooping cough, a Tribune analysis of state data has found.
| Oct 10, 2012
For a generation, hospital and nursing jobs were considered some of the safest in the economy, recessionproof.
Even during the latest downturn — the worst since the Great Depression — hospital employment remained relatively steady,...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:07 AM
Amazon is reportedly gearing up for another jump into the multi-billion-dollar world of Internet wine sales. Google wine searches are soaring. Funky electronic wine clubs get big-time headlines. More than 400 out-of-state wineries now have permits to sell...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 5:44 AM
Connecticut is a tough place to grow wine grapes, and state officials are now investigating allegations that a few of our wineries are cheating.
The suspicion is that some of Connecticut's 34 licensed wineries are skirting a state law that requires at...
| May 14, 2012
| 9:05 AM
1) Acoustic Café
Every local band plays at the Acoustic Café at some point. It’s a rite of passage. Whether it’s a singer-songwriter from across the street playing her first open-mic night ever or a polished group poised to make a splash on a...