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  • Herb Reed dies at 83; founder of the Platters

    Herb Reed dies at 83; founder of the Platters
    Herb Reed was in his 20s when he founded the Platters in Los Angeles in 1953, naming his vocal group after the term used by radio DJs for the vinyl records of the day. Well into the digital download era — and into his 80s — Reed was still...
  • Deanne Barkley dies at 82; pioneering TV executive

    Deanne Barkley dies at 82; pioneering TV executive
    Deanne Barkley, who broke through the glass ceiling in network television to become an influential executive in the early 1970s, when few women had the power to develop prime-time programs, died April 2 in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. She was 82. The cause...
  • What drugs are going generic this year and next

    What drugs are going generic this year and next
    Dozens of brand-name prescription drugs are losing their patent protection, allowing generic versions to enter the market and consumers to save 30 to 80 percent on those medications, said David Belian, director of media relations for the Generic...
  • Evanston man rappels 27 stories of Loop hotel for lung health

     
    Ralph Marol of Evanston was among 90 people who stepped over the edge 278 feet above State and Lake Streets in Skyline Plunge! Chicago on …...
  • Flu cases on the rise in Arkansas

    Flu cases on the rise in Arkansas
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) is currently receiving large numbers of reports of flu infections and hospitalizations from all regions of the state and is aware of seven deaths from the flu. ADH encourages everyone six...
  • Numbers of flu cases rise throughout Arkansas

    Numbers of flu cases rise throughout Arkansas
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) is currently receiving large numbers of reports of flu infections and hospitalizations from all regions of the state and is aware of seven deaths from the flu. ADH encourages everyone six...
  • Temporada de flu llega al sur de Florida antes de tiempo

    Temporada de flu llega al sur de Florida antes de tiempo
    Un brote inicial de la gripe(flu) estacional que ha afectado a gran parte de Estados Unidos está empezando a afectar cada vez más al sur de Florida. Desde mediados de diciembre, la salas de emergencia del condado de Broward han estado viendo casi el...
  • Woman Kept Boyfriend's Corpse in House to Watch NASCAR

    Woman Kept Boyfriend's Corpse in House to Watch NASCAR
    JACKSON, Mich. (KTLA) -- A 72-year old woman is being investigated after the discovery of the mummified remains of a man found in her home. Police were called to the home of Linda Chase by family members of Charles Zigler who said they hadn't seem him in...
  • Heat death toll rises to 23 for Cook County

    Heat death toll rises to 23 for Cook County
    An autopsy today revealed that heat contributed to the death of a 73-year-old man who died this week, bringing the number to 23 people who have died of heat-related causes since last week’s heat wave. Jerry Herington of the 6600 block of South...
  • Emergency rooms seeing increase in heat-related injuries

    Emergency rooms seeing increase in heat-related injuries
    Emergency rooms are seeing more patients during this extended hot streak. Wishard Hospital said patients are coming in for all kinds of heat-related reasons, whether it's working outside for too long, not drinking enough water or being without air...
  • Help for healing cracked fingertips during winter

     Help for healing cracked fingertips during winter
    Q: Every year during the winter months, I have a problem with my thumbs cracking at the edge of my thumbnails. It takes weeks for them to heal, and the cracks are very painful. They do not respond to any crack creams or lotions. They clear up on their...
  • UK dials up 'virtual doctors' in big telehealth push

    UK dials up 'virtual doctors' in big telehealth push
    LONDON (Reuters) - Shirley Silvers thinks the "virtual doctor" who monitors her chronic lung condition via mobile phone is wonderful. "It is like having my doctor sitting on my sofa," said the 64-year-old from Stoke-on-Trent in central England,...