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  • High costs put some drugs out of reach

    DAYTON, Ohio – High-priced prescription drugs are driving up the cost of Medicare Part D catastrophi ...
    March 27, 2017 - 11:10 pm
  • Experimental drugs: Give them liberty, not death

    Former firefighter Mike DeBartoli is a man desperate to rescue himself. He suffers from amyotrophic ...
    March 26, 2017 - 11:00 pm
  • Salt of the earth? Avoid it – and other garden myths busted

    Years ago my father-in-law kept a stash of Juicy Fruit in his underwear drawer so he could roll up t ...
    March 23, 2017 - 5:05 pm
  • Patients’ reports can aid prostate cancer treatment

    CHICAGO (AP) – Men with early-stage prostate cancer face a dizzying quandary over which treatment to ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:23 pm
  • Beer's Most Interesting Man in the World judges beard contest

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) – A man who helped pitch Dos Equis beer as the Most Interesting Man in the Worl ...
    March 20, 2017 - 6:39 pm
  • Chicago teens cash in on slime-making trend

    CHICAGO – At an age known for peer pressure and friend wars, Chicago 13-year-olds Caitlyn Garofoli a ...
    March 16, 2017 - 7:51 pm
  • 'Saturday Night Live' to air live to all, not taped for some

    NEW YORK (AP) – After 42 seasons, “Saturday Night Live” is trying something new: airing live to ever ...
    March 16, 2017 - 7:51 pm
  • Your kids won't be the death of you yet – they might actually help you live longer

    Sometimes – a lot of times – it feels as if being a parent is shaving years off your life, but a new ...
    March 13, 2017 - 10:26 pm
  • Joni Sledge, of ‘We Are Family’ group Sister Sledge, dies at 60

    Joni Sledge, who belonged to the four-sister disco-era group Sister Sledge, best known for its No. 1 ...
    March 12, 2017 - 10:01 pm
  • 'Kong' conquers 'Logan' at the box office

    LOS ANGELES – In the box office war among beasts, Wolverine was no match for the return of King Kong ...
    March 12, 2017 - 10:23 pm
  • Some tips so you won't lose sleep over Daylight Savings Time

    The good part about Daylight Saving Time (which starts at 2 a.m. Sunday)? It’s not dark when you dri ...
    March 9, 2017 - 9:49 pm
  • GARDEN Q&A: Are there plants squirrels aren't nuts about?

    Dear Jessica,Do you know of any plants or flowers that repel squirrels?– LawrenceDear Lawrence,You d ...
    March 9, 2017 - 9:48 pm
  • Cancer rates dropped during the recession. That’s not necessarily a good thing

    As the country plunged into recession between 2008 and 2012, something unexpected happened: An earli ...
    March 8, 2017 - 10:51 pm
  • A bad diet is hard to live with

    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Helvetica} CHICAGO (AP) – Gorging on bacon, ...
    March 8, 2017 - 9:34 am
  • Morrison Community Hospital offers highly regarded Rehabilitation Center

    After an illness or injury, patients can benefit from the services provided by a Rehabilitation Center.  Generally, physical, occupational, and speech ...
    March 7, 2017 - 9:14 am

  • Reader Poll

    There’s a movement afoot in the Illinois Legislature to name former President Barack Obama’s birthday (Aug. 4) as a legal holiday in Illinois. What do you think?
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