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Judge hears arguments on Indiana abortion law

INDIANAPOLIS | A federal judge is weighing arguments in the legal battle over an Indiana law critics say is aimed at shuttering a Planned Parenthood clinic that is the sole facility in the state to perform only drug-induced abortions.

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Nurse who had Ebola will be released from hospital

ATLANTA (AP) — A Dallas nurse who was being treated for Ebola will be released from an Atlanta hospital Tuesday after tests showed she's virus-free, a hospital spokeswoman said.

October 28, 2014 7:27 am Related

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Government confirms first case of Ebola in US

Government confirms first case of Ebola in US

DALLAS | Federal health officials on Tuesday confirmed the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S., a patient who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas and a sign of the far-reaching impact of the out-of-control epidemic in West Africa.

September 30, 2014 6:18 pm Related

Cook County authorities probe Dolton animal hospital

DOLTON | A south suburban animal hospital is under investigation after a police officer found four dead dogs at the facility, Cook County authorities said.

September 22, 2014 8:00 pm
State lays groundwork for marketing Pence health plan

State lays groundwork for marketing Pence health plan

INDIANAPOLIS | The Pence administration has sketched out how it will promote Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0 to eligible Hoosiers, even though federal officials have yet to approve the governor's proposed alternative to Medicaid expansion.

August 10, 2014 10:20 pm Related
SSC graduates first class of Speech Language Pathology Assistant students

SSC graduates first class of Speech Language Pathology Assistant students

Jeff Waddy, far left, dean of Allied Health & Careers, and Don Manning, far right, SSC president, pose with the first class of Speech Language Pathology Assistant students.

August 10, 2014 12:00 am
SSC graduates first class of Speech Language Pathology Assistant students

SSC graduates first class of Speech Language Pathology Assistant students

SOUTH HOLLAND | South Suburban College, 15800 S. State St., has graduated its first class of Speech Language Pathology Assistant students.

August 10, 2014 12:00 am
Why isn't there a treatment or vaccine for Ebola?

Why isn't there a treatment or vaccine for Ebola?

FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007, file photo, A 43 year old Congolese patient, center, who has been confirmed to have Ebola hemorrhagic fever, following laboratory tests, is comforted by Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors without Borders) nurse Isabel Grovas, left, and Doctor Hilde Dec…

August 01, 2014 2:10 pm

Illinois: Doctor faked pot paperwork

CHICAGO | Illinois regulators allege a suburban Chicago doctor misled a 79-year-old patient by issuing a bogus medical marijuana certification for a $250 fee, according to a formal complaint filed Monday.

July 28, 2014 3:58 pm

Illinois patients to docs: 'What about marijuana?'

CHICAGO | Illinois doctors, nursing homes, hospitals and hospice organizations are ramping up for their role as gatekeepers in the state's new medical marijuana program.

July 23, 2014 12:14 pm

No practicing on patients: New docs get boot camp

CHICAGO | First-day jitters come with any new job but when the work involves pushing needles into strangers' bellies, stitching up gaping wounds or even delivering babies, that debut can be especially nerve-wracking — for everyone involved.

July 08, 2014 12:00 am
Durbin tours south suburban facility that puts people to work in medical careers

Durbin tours south suburban facility that puts people to work in medical careers

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., relates to students on Monday how he disliked getting shots during a recent hospital stay as he visited the Southland Health Care Forum in Matteson, Ill.

June 30, 2014 4:05 pm
Durbin tours south suburban facility that puts people to work in medical careers

Durbin tours south suburban facility that puts people to work in medical careers

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., center, watches CNA instructor Kim Pina, left, help students Deja Williams and Maghann Goodman practice rolling over a patient during his visit Monday to the Southland Health Care Forum in Matteson, Ill., during a fact-finding mission. The nonprofit trains unem…

June 30, 2014 4:05 pm

Tool to compare health plans tested with consumers

CHICAGO | A website that offers Illinois consumers more information about insurance costs could help address widespread confusion about choosing a plan on the government sites that are a cornerstone of President Barack Obama's health care law.

March 07, 2014 12:40 pm

Company to expand facilities offering health care in South Holland, Calumet City

SOUTH HOLLAND | The Christian Community Health Center is beginning work to expand two facilities it operates in the south suburbs.

February 24, 2014 12:48 pm

Medicare Advantage plans may face cuts

WASHINGTON | Cuts are on the table next year for Medicare Advantage plans, the Obama administration says. The politically dicey move affecting a private insurance alternative highly popular with seniors immediately touched off an election-year fight.

February 22, 2014 11:22 am
New nurse manager of ICU at Advocate South Suburban Hospital

New nurse manager of ICU at Advocate South Suburban Hospital

HAZEL CREST | Advocate South Suburban Hospital, 17800 S. Kedzie Ave., announces that registered nurse Jim Zolnowski has been named nurse manager of its intensive care unit, effective Aug. 20.

August 31, 2013 12:00 am
New nurse manager of ICU at Advocate South Suburban Hospital

New nurse manager of ICU at Advocate South Suburban Hospital

James Zolnowski

August 31, 2013 12:00 am
 Ingalls Hospital receives national achievement award

Ingalls Hospital receives national achievement award

Ingalls Memorial Hospital's cancer program recently was awarded the Commission on Cancer's Outstanding Achievement Award. Pictured, from left, are hematologist/oncologist Mark Kozloff, M.D., medical director of Ingalls Cancer Care; radiation oncologist Shankar Sanwalani, M.D.; Kurt Johnson, …

July 30, 2013 12:00 am
Ingalls Hospital receives national achievement award

Ingalls Hospital receives national achievement award

HARVEY | Ingalls Memorial Hospital was recently presented with the 2012 Outstanding Achievement Award by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer.

July 30, 2013 12:00 am
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