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  • Virginia: Uninsured are less sick, and less costly, than forecast

    Virginia: Uninsured are less sick, and less costly, than forecast
    Low income Virginians who could gain coverage if the state expands Medicaid are probably not as sick as state government number-crunchers first thought, new cost estimates from the Department of Medical Assistance Services suggest. In fact, the 10-...
  • Dr. John M. Freeman dies at 80; expert in children's epilepsy

    Dr. John M. Freeman dies at 80; expert in children's epilepsy
    Dr. John M. Freeman, a longtime Johns Hopkins University pediatric neurologist and medical ethicist who was known as an expert in pediatric epilepsy, died Jan. 3 of cardiovascular disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. He was 80. His death...
  • Quinn to visit injured vets in Maryland, not Germany this year

    Quinn to visit injured vets in Maryland, not Germany this year
    Gov. Pat Quinn will not be making his annual holiday trip to Germany to visit injured veterans this year, instead opting to visit troops closer to home. The Democratic governor said today that he plans to depart Thursday night to visit with wounded...
  • President Obama hits Beverly Hills for twin Democratic fundraisers

    In the embrace of loyal supporters at twin Beverly Hills fundraisers, President Obama on Monday night defended his troubled healthcare plan and cast his administration as one that has defended “those ideas that built this country.” “...
  • Santa Dash, merchants open house coming to Main Street on Dec. 8

    Santa Dash, merchants open house coming to Main Street on Dec. 8
    Let's talk Christmas. Specifically Christmas shopping. We can't avoid it as the dreaded -- or beloved, depending on your point of view -- "Black Friday" looms. Before you blow all of your money, or any of your money for that matter, consider...
  • Order your own labs to monitor your health

    Order your own labs to monitor your health
    Curious about your cholesterol level? Could you be pregnant? Is your blood glucose stable? The answers to these questions are just a lab test away. And you don't have to go to your doctor to get them. For several years now, both Riverside Health...
  • Kirk, Duckworth promote treaty on rights of disabled

    Kirk, Duckworth promote treaty on rights of disabled
    WASHINGTON — Speaking today on behalf of his "fellow broken people," Sen. Mark Kirk, who suffered a stroke in 2012, urged the Senate to ratify a United Nations treaty on the rights of the disabled. Kirk, who is retired from the Navy Reserve,...
  • David H. Hubel dies at 87; Nobel winner unlocked secrets of sight

    David H. Hubel dies at 87; Nobel winner unlocked secrets of sight
    When neurobiologist David H. Hubel accepted his Nobel Prize in 1981, it had only been a couple of decades since he and his research partner danced in front of an anesthetized cat. Hubel and Torsten N. Wiesel were measuring electrical activity in...
  • PASSINGS: Bill Young

    Rep. Bill Young, 82, Florida's longest-serving member of Congress and a defense hawk who was influential on military spending during his 43 years in Washington, died Friday at Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., where he had been for nearly two...
  • Wounded service members take on wheelchair lacrosse, embrace sport for it physicality, mental benefits

    Wounded service members take on wheelchair lacrosse, embrace sport for it physicality, mental benefits
    They had strapped on gloves, donned helmets, grabbed their lacrosse sticks and lobbed balls around the gym in preparation for a scrimmage. And then they got one key piece of instruction: It's better to throw the ball over a teammate's head than at his...
  • Longest-serving U.S. House Republican to retire

    WASHINGTON -- C.W. Bill Young, the longest-serving Republican in the House, said he will retire at the end of his current term. The Florida Republican disclosed his plans in an interview with the Tampa Bay Times, during which he also said tea party...
  • Author tells wounded vets' stories

    Last week, the Pentagon marked the official end to the war in Iraq with a brief ceremony in a secure part of the Baghdad airport - helicopters hovering protectively overhead. Although Defense Secretary Leon Panetta later declared that the cost paid by...