I openly confess that I am a professional sports fan, especially when it comes to our own Chicago Bulls. The point of divergence between myself and many other sports fans, however, lies in my curiosity regarding the intensely academic aspects of working with superior athletes.
Dr. Kelly Sutton, husband of Chicago diet meal plan guru Seattle Sutton, died Sept. 5 at age 84 at the couple's home in Marseilles, Ill.
Mid-level Practitioners are Redefining Roles in Health Care
A few years ago, at a local legislative forum sponsored by the Indiana State Medical Association, there was a lively and interesting debate between one of our local legislators (who happened to also be a lawyer) and some docs who were attending.
VALPARAISO | A local doctor was taken into custody Thursday on charges of sexually assaulting a female patient on two occasions last fall at his office at 60 S. Valparaiso St.
If seismic devices monitoring planet earth could measure the universe of health care, health geologists would report significant tremors. As heat and pressure shift the tectonic plates beneath our feet, economic pressures and the Affordable Care Act (ACA) change the infrastructure and landsc…
As one of the country’s top physicians, Dr. Alex Lickerman was leading quite a blessed life. He had just turned forty years old, and the future never looked brighter both personally and professionally. He sat down to enjoy a delicious Sunday brunch…and within hours, his world turned upside down.
INDIANAPOLIS | Bruce Arians always wanted to coach his own NFL team.
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HAMMOND | A physician and a race car driver have qualities in common, a local doctor said.
Beekeeper hobbyists Gerry Wozniak (left) and Dr. Jerry Coltro are shown on Sept. 11 "charming" a colony of bees to transfer their "sweet operations" to a makeshift hive to be moved to a better location, after the swarm adopted a tree on a busy Chicago street near a school and park.
The buzz about honeybees in recent years has been about their vanishing act from gardens and farm fields.
According to a Mayo Clinic report, more than half of the internal medicine residents questioned, about 52 percent, reported some symptom of burnout.
Sister Jane Marie Klein, chairman of the board of the Franciscan Alliance, sings a hymn with others gathered Wednesday for the blessing of the Franciscan Hammond Clinic in Munster.
The Rev. Tony Janik, director of Spiritual Care Services of Franciscan St. Anthony Medical Center, blesses the Franciscan Hammond Clinic on Wednesday in Munster. The clinic is the newest member of the Franciscan Alliance.
Gene Diamond, center, CEO of the Franciscan Alliance Northern Indiana Region, along with Dr. Cynthia Sanders, left, of the Hammond Clinic, and Sister Jane Marie Klein, chairman of the board of the Franciscan Alliance, participate in the blessing of the Franciscan Hammond Clinic Wednesday in …
CROWN POINT | Lake County commissioners hired a new county jail medical director five days before federal authorities arrive to inspect health care in the 1,040-bed lockup.
Health care providers are facing a major change in the way they keep records, so it's not surprising they are nervous about the switch. They need help to make sure the implementation goes smoothly.
Willie Hernandez Jr. is only 18, yet he already has his life's goals set. He hopes to become a doctor in the Army Medical Corps. Hernandez, who will graduate from Griffith High School, will take a major step toward achieving those goals when he leaves June 28 to begin studies at the U.S. Mil…
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