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  • Convicted murderer dies of flesh-eating bacteria

    Convicted murderer dies of flesh-eating bacteria
    A man sentenced to 40 years in prison for killing a man during a home invasion in 1998 died of blood poisoning and the so-called flesh-eating bacteria, an autopsy has found. Robert J. Turner, 32, died Friday at the University of Illinois Medical Center...
  • Autopsy: Convicted murderer dies from flesh-eating bacteria

    Autopsy: Convicted murderer dies from flesh-eating bacteria
    An autopsy shows flesh-eating bacteria caused the death of an Illinois prison inmate. A convicted murderer, 32-year-old Robert Turner died Friday in a hospital where he was being treated for several illnesses, including cirrhosis of the liver. An...
  • Andover woman told to get tested for Hepatitis C

    Andover woman told to get tested for Hepatitis C
    An Andover woman recently learns she may have been exposed to Hepatitis C while being treated at Hays Medical Center.  The Hays hospital sent Linda Ficken a letter telling her to get tested for Hepatitis C. Ficken is one of 460 patients Hays Med is...
  • Lactulose: A laxative that works at both ends

    Lactulose: A laxative that  works at both ends
    Dear Pharmacist: I heard you recommend a drug called Lactulose as a laxative, but you said it helped with brain fog too. How can it work at both ends? — J.C., Decatur, Ill. Dear J.C.: It's true. The prescription medication called Lactulose is...
  • Flower Power

    Flower Power
    Experts agree that the very state of your health may well reflect the health of your liver; therefore if you want to be healthy, it is prudent that certain attention be given to this all important “detoxifying organ.” The liver, the...
  • 'Lady Day' a potent portrait of Billie Holiday

    'Lady Day' a  potent portrait of Billie Holiday
    Billie Holiday was many things — songwriter, vocalist, poet, a woman whose jazz-influenced vocals forever changed the way singers interpret the American songbook. But for the actress Alexis J. Rogers, the singer also known as Lady Day is nothing...
  • Hepatitis C progress in pipeline

    Hepatitis C progress in pipeline
    A diagnosis of hepatitis C — a stubborn virus that is a common cause of chronic liver disease — can be devastating. In 2007, it passed HIV/AIDS in annual deaths, with more than 17,000 annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control...
  • W&M's Britt overcoming adversity, helps Tribe to solid start

    W&M's Britt overcoming adversity, helps Tribe to solid start
    WILLIAMSBURG — The hole in Brandon Britt's heart grows smaller each day. He has more good days than bad, which is encouraging for family and teammates, for William and Mary basketball, and especially for Britt himself. Britt pulled out of a spiral...
  • 'Dallas' Star Larry Hagman Dies at 81

    'Dallas' Star Larry Hagman Dies at 81
    DALLAS, Tex. -- Actor Larry Hagman, who created one of television's iconic villains with the treacherous J.R. Ewing of "Dallas," died Friday, according to a family statement. He was 81. Hagman died at a Dallas hospital of complications from cancer,...
  • Larry Hagman, Deliciously Villainous J.R. On 'Dallas,' Dies At 81

    Larry Hagman, Deliciously Villainous J.R. On 'Dallas,' Dies At 81
    Actor Larry Hagman, who created one of television's iconic villains with the treacherous J.R. Ewing of "Dallas," died Friday, according to a family statement. He was 81. Hagman died at a Dallas hospital of complications from cancer, said the statement...
  • Women Have Advantage Over Men

    Women Have Advantage Over Men
    Women are built to last longer than men. The life expectancy for boys born in the United States—about 75 years—is five years less than girls. At nearly every age, males die at higher rates than females, and this vulnerability holds true...
  • Man, 34, dies after fight in Evanston

     
    Evanston police are investigating the death of a 34-year-old man who got into a fight Saturday night at a party in Evanston. Juan L. Sanchez …...