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  • West Nile Virus

    West Nile Virus
    They're back ... just walk outside and you're bound to feel their bite. Mosquitos. We try to not let their itchy bites spoil our summer ... but it's the disease some carry that could bring us down. Now local doctors are testing a treatment that could take...
  • Females Falling Apart: The Bone Crushing Condition

    Females Falling Apart: The Bone Crushing Condition
    A daughter breaks a leg without an injury. Yet another girl, an avid runner, suffers multiple fractures ... what's going on? The bone robbing disease typically reserved for older women is striking teenagers and young women with a vengeance. Is your...
  • Can Flip-Flops Ease Knee Pain?

    Can Flip-Flops Ease Knee Pain?
    If you have arthritis in the knees, Dr. Najia Shakoor may have the shoe for you. Shakoor, a rheumatologist at Rush University Medical Center, discovered that flat, flexible shoes, like sneakers and flip-flops, may be easier on the knees than the kinds of...
  • Doctors, nurses ready to deploy

    By noon Thursday, Dr. Joseph Pulvirenti and his informal team of a dozen other stranded doctors had done all they could from the sweltering, overcrowded confines of the New Orleans Ritz-Carlton. First they had taken over the hotel's French Quarter Bar...
  • Nothing up sleeve but friendship

    A wire snakes from the EKG monitor, swoops past the rolling cart with the chocolate milk and orange wedges, up the bed, past the pink teddy bear and around Sarah's thumb. Inside Room 504 at Rush Children's Hospital, the EKG monitor blips. Sarah's heart...