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  • A different way to satisfy an appetite

    If the Food Network is hunting for its No. 1 fan, I suggest executives stop at my house to interview The Hubby. He watches more of its programs than anything else on TV, including reruns of our mutual fave, "NCIS," and the endless stream of fishing...
  • Caregiving's a marathon

    Caregiving is exhausting. Grueling. Draining. Wearing. Simply strenuous. There's no other way, no other declarative sentence, to explain it. I, who have long tried to channel the Energizer Bunny, collapse in bed every night, bone-weary but mind racing. I...
  • Keep your grip and your smile

    One of the duties of a caregiver turns out to be a task no one ever mentioned to me, not even in passing. Call it, for the lack of a better term, the oral progress report. When you live with a person recovering from a serious illness, you're not only...
  • Why doctors fire patients: The great vaccine debate

    A recent headline in the Wall Street Journal noted, "More doctors dismissing patients who refuse vaccines for their children." This story was especially interesting to me, as I now only accept new patients who plan to vaccinate their children. This was...
  • Several factors may influence the increased number of sepsis cases

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I continue to read about people who get extremely sick or even die while in the hospital because of sepsis. What causes it? Isn't there a way to prevent it? ANSWER: Sepsis is a serious, potentially life-threatening complication...
  • Man charged in death of mother, 80

    Police arrested a Costa Mesa man Tuesday for allegedly causing his elderly mother's death by leaving her lying in a puddle of urine on the bathroom floor for two days. Robert Dickerman, 47, had been neglecting his 80-year-old mother, with whom he lived,...
  • Watch this! Amputee, 8, swims with prosthetic-clad dolphin

    Cieran Craig Kelso, an 8-year-old lad from England, and Winter the Dolphin, the tailess star of the movie Dolphin Tale, have a lot in common. Clearwater tourism officials flew Cieran and his family from England to Florida for a surprise visit to the...
  • Murder trial begins in death of homeless man hit by fire extinguisher

    Murder trial begins in death of homeless man hit by fire extinguisher
    A Chicago man who heaved a fire extinguisher from an Elgin parking garage set in motion the events that led to a homeless person's death, a prosecutor argued Monday at the man's murder trial. Yancarlo Garcia, 24, of the 1100 block of North Lawndale...
  • Chicago man not guilty in fire extinguisher death

    Chicago man not guilty in fire extinguisher death
    A Chicago man who had been accused of throwing a fire extinguisher off an Elgin parking garage, striking and killing a homeless man, has been acquitted of first-degree murder charges. A Kane County jury deliberated more than two hours before returning...
  • 45 years for woman who soaked boyfriend in gasoline

    45 years for woman who soaked boyfriend in gasoline
    A Chicago woman has been sentenced to 45 years in prison for the death of her boyfriend, who died after she soaked him in gasoline and the fumes ignited. Prosecutors said Sherry Ann Hartison, 45, had a history of threatening Allan Penny if he did not...
  • Broward student takes action to help Boston bombing amputees

    Broward student takes action to help Boston bombing amputees
    When Michael Stolzenberg heard that at least 13 people would lose limbs as a result of the Boston Marathon bombing, he said he had a pretty good idea of the torment each would face. "First, they will be sad," said Stolzenberg, who spoke Monday with a...
  • Woman gives kidney to stranger

    Woman gives kidney to stranger
    After more than a year of suffering from Stage 5 kidney failure, Eddie Beatrice decided to look online for a kidney donor. "It was Jan. 1 [2013] and I said, 'Today is the day I'm going to take back control of my life,' " said Beatrice, 51, of North...