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  • Tongue Cancer

    Tongue Cancer
    In tonight's medical watch -- a taste of freedom from cancer with a more palatable treatment. Some patients who feared the worst are able to speak out about a new option to zap their cancer away. Linda Parlin, survivor of tongue cancer says, "They knew...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Fire strikes downtown skyscraper

    Fire strikes downtown skyscraper
    A fire was burning Monday night on an upper floor of a high-rise office building in the heart of the financial district in downtown Chicago, bringing a third of the city's fire equipment into the Loop to battle the flames. Twenty-five people were taken...
  • Merck withdraws arthritis drug

    Pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. said Thursday it will halt worldwide sales of its popular arthritis drug Vioxx in the wake of new data showing increased risk of heart attacks and stroke. Some 2 million people worldwide are taking the drug, making Merck'...
  • Why getting hooked on fish is good for you

    The 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...
  • List Of Transplant Facilities Not Meeting Standards

    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....