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Valpo woman's brush with death spurs her husband to action

VALPARAISO | "I think I'm having a heart attack."

July 15, 2014 9:45 am

JOHN DOHERTY: Nothing lucky about Lou Gehrig's disease

Friday was the 75th anniversary of the most famous farewell in the history of sports. On July 4, 1939 in Yankee Stadium, just two weeks after being diagnosed at the Mayo Clinic with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Lou Gehrig told the crowd, “I consider myself the luckiest man on the fac…

July 07, 2014 5:15 pm
Six decades later, Korean War wounds remain

Six decades later, Korean War wounds remain

Charles "Mike" Mikovetz wears two pairs of socks to keep his feet warm. Even in the summer.

October 26, 2013 10:43 pm Video Photos

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Brothers share in race to find a cure for melanoma

Brothers share in race to find a cure for melanoma

HAMMOND | Siblings tend to share a lot. Just ask Milan and Dan Kesic of Northwest Indiana. Not only are they brothers, the two are business partners and melanoma cancer survivors.

August 08, 2013 12:00 am

Jackson couldn't have stayed overnight at Mayo Clinic

About Jesse Jackson Jr. checking himself into the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.: He would get mighty lonely because the doors shut at 7 p.m., and they're closed on Sunday and holidays.

December 09, 2012 12:00 am
Top 10 tech tips for a healthier heart

Top 10 tech tips for a healthier heart

The message that a healthy lifestyle helps protect your heart isn't new. If you'd like to do more to take care of your heart, here are 10 ways technology can make that easier.

November 29, 2012 12:00 am
Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. leaves Mayo Clinic

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. leaves Mayo Clinic

CHICAGO | Questions about Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s health and political future swirled again Tuesday as the Chicago congressman left the Mayo Clinic for the second time but didn't disclose where he was going, even as Congress returned from a seven-week election break.

November 13, 2012 8:00 pm
Rev. Jackson: Congressman son at Mayor for evaluation

Rev. Jackson: Congressman son at Mayor for evaluation

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.

October 23, 2012 1:58 pm
Jackson returns to Mayo Clinic for treatment

Jackson returns to Mayo Clinic for treatment

CHICAGO | U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was back at the Mayo Clinic for an evaluation Tuesday and possibly a longer stay, nearly two months after being released for treatment of bipolar disorder at the Minnesota hospital, his father said Tuesday.

October 23, 2012 1:54 pm

What to look for when determining the needs of our elderly parents

We were lucky when my mom, then 94, decided all on her own not to drive anymore because her eyesight was so poor. But it was more difficult a year later when I looked in her pill box where she organized her medicine by day and discovered mistakes.

October 12, 2012 12:00 am
NHL GMs to discuss why concussions are on the rise

NHL GMs to discuss why concussions are on the rise

NEW YORK | Blindside hits to the head are down in the NHL, yet concussions are up. Now general managers have to decide if more rules are needed to make pro hockey safer.

March 12, 2011 10:00 pm Photos

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Quinn says appointee's position under review

SPRINGFIELD | Gov. Pat Quinn says he will decide soon what to do with a member of the state's prisoner review board who hasn't worked in over a year because of illness.

November 12, 2010 12:00 am
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