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  • 8-year-old marathoner runs and runs ... and runs

    The clock above her bed read 2:24 a.m. -- time for the 8-year-old to train for another marathon. Second grader Zhang Huimin, who weighs 42 pounds and likes the Little Mermaid, sat up and gave a groggy glance around the one-room home she shares with her...
  • Obama health: Nicorette and jogging

     
    What a difference a quarter century (and a stint as a prisoner of war) makes! On Friday, McCain released his health records -- all 1137 pages of them, detailing a history of various cancerous melanomas, arthritis, prostate problems and......
  • Obama releases doctor's letter

     
    by John McCormick In a letter released today by his campaign, Sen. Barack Obama's primary care physician said the presidential candidate has been in "excellent health" during the 21 years that he has been a patient. "Sen. Barack Obama is......
  • Obama mulls Chicago surgeon for post

     
    by Frank James Chicago Tribune healthcare writer Bruce Japsen reports that a Chicago neurosurgeon is being considered by President-elect Barack Obama for surgeon general: Chicago neurosurgeon Gail Rosseau, an early supporter of President-elect Barack...
  • Knee pain? Try wearing flip-flops, study suggests

     
    Poor 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......
  • Agave nectar offers a sweet alternative

    Agave nectar offers a sweet alternative
    The next time you take a bite of a granola bar or gulp down an iced tea, take a look at the ingredient list. There's a decent chance it doesn't include cane or beet sugar, high-fructose corn syrup or honey, but rather something called agave nectar....
  • Several hospitals in Chicago area give hefty price breaks to patients without medical insurance

    You don't have to be poor or have a low income to qualify for discounts on hospital bills if you lose your job and health insurance. Several hospitals in the Chicago area extend substantial price breaks automatically to anyone without medical coverage....
  • Annual Back to School Health Fair Organized by Rush University

    August 7--Free immunizations and physicals will be available at the sixth annual RU Caring Back-to-School Health Fair to be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fosco Park, 1312 South Racine, Chicago. Registration ends at 12:45 p.m. The event is hosted by RU...
  • 1738 W. Summerdale Avenue, Chicago, IL 60640

    1738 W. Summerdale Avenue, Chicago, IL 60640
    On June 2nd, 2010, George C. Kim sold his home at 1738 W. Summerdale Avenue to Jessica E. Linker. Ms. Linker paid $655,000 for the home. Dr. George C. Kim is a Nephrologist, practicing in nearby Evanston, Lincolnwood and Skokie. He earned his medical...
  • When to consider a geriatrician

    When to consider a geriatrician
    The year was 1971, and a teenager named Martin Gorbien was working part-time for two physical therapists treating older people. Inclined to fondness for older people as a result of his interactions with his own older family members, Gorbien watched how...
  • Former leukemia patients work toward master's degrees in nursing at Rush University

    Former leukemia patients work toward master's degrees in nursing at Rush University
    After getting a bachelor's degree in theatre, Dana Merk decided that she couldn't survive on an actor's salary. Worried that she would live her life as a starving artist while working as a waitress on the side, Merk decided that she would take a leap into...
  • Unhealthy habits often hard to break

    Unhealthy habits often hard to break
    When it comes to improving our health, we all know what to do. Exercise. Eat right. Quit smoking. Drink alcohol only in moderation. And wash our hands. It sounds simple. So why don't more of us do it? Probably because it isn't so simple. Getting healthy...