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  • Chicago White Sox's Scott Podsednik drives in game-winner in 9th for 5-4 victory

    Chicago White Sox's Scott Podsednik drives in game-winner in 9th for 5-4 victory
    The White Sox reached deep into their bag of resources Tuesday night to pull out a remarkable victory and move one game behind the American League Central-leading Detroit Tigers. Scott Podsednik's single to right-center field past a drawn-in outfield...
  • Chicago Public Schools breakfasts are big on doughnuts, sugary cereals

    Chicago Public Schools breakfasts are big on doughnuts, sugary cereals
    The 10-year-old boy sat grinning at the colorful cellophane wrappers piled in front of him. Moments earlier they'd held three warm doughnuts. Now the treats were in the fifth-grader's belly along with 600 calories, 18 grams of fat and 36 grams of...
  • Cell Phones Treat Alzheimer's Disease in Mice

    Cell Phones Treat Alzheimer's Disease in Mice
    Make a call, cure disease. A tantalizing new study credits cell phone use with abolishing Alzheimer's. In the study -- cell phone use stopped Alzheimer's in its tracks, improving brain function. It also prevented the disease from taking hold in the...
  • Wide Use of Weight-Loss Surgery

    Wide Use of Weight-Loss Surgery
    After spending the majority of her 48 years trying to slim down, Veronica Mahaffey was still 50 pounds overweight - not morbidly obese but still far from the size she wanted. Worried about her health, she called a San Diego weight-loss surgery clinic last...
  • How to Change Unhealthy Habits

    How to Change Unhealthy Habits
    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...
  • New MS Drug

    New MS Drug
    For more information about MS and the new drug dalfampradine, go to www.rush.edu or call the Rush MS Center at (312) 942-8011. Finally a drug to really help multiple sclerosis patients. Doctors here in Chicago were the first to test it back in the 1980'...
  • Little Italy: The little neighborhood that could

    Little Italy: The little neighborhood that could
    Chicago developer Bob Angevin combined retail with rental property when he took over The Landmark building in Andersonville. He did the same at The Abbey condominiums in Hyde Park. So he was ready to venture into the Near West Side when the opportunity...
  • Novilase for Benign Breast Tumors

    Novilase for Benign Breast Tumors
    For more information about Novilase, check out www.novianhealth.com. Dr. Kambiz Dowlat is a surgeon at Rush University Medical Center. For more information about Dr. Dowlat, check out www.rush.edu. For more info about Fibroadenomas, or benign breast...
  • Combat Wounds Simulation

    Combat Wounds Simulation
    Combat in Chicago. Illinois Army and Air Guard medics simulating conditions on the battlefield ... to help them seal their skills to treat wounds fast. The sounds of battle: choppers, weapons and the wounded. "I got one here." But the patients are...
  • 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...
  • A Woman's Guide to Heart Health Presented by WomenHeart

    September 11--WomenHeart presents a one-day patient educational symposium for women living with or at risk for heart disease from 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m. at Rush University Medical Center, 1725 W. Harrison St. in Chicago. -Become a volunteer for WomenHeart...
  • The Best Prevention For Alzheimer's

    The Best Prevention For Alzheimer's
    The audience wasn't happy. Its members — private citizens, healthcare professionals and advocates for the elderly — had gathered to hear a report on how to prevent Alzheimer's; instead, they were told that, in fact, nothing has been proved...