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  • The good, bad and unknown about marijuana's health effects

    NEW YORK (AP) – It can almost certainly ease chronic pain and might help some people sleep, but it c ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 11:34 pm
  • Morrison Community Hospital offers MRI Services

    Medical conditions can be difficult to diagnose.  One common method doctors use to get accurate information about their patients is a Magnetic Resonan ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 9:58 am
  • Column: Getting back on the the weight-loss wagon in 2017

    If you've read anything I've written at Sauk Valley Media for the past few years having to do with food or fitness, you might have heard some of this ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 11:50 pm
  • The road to stroke recovery: Hospitals roll our mobile treatment for patients

    WINFIELD (AP) – Two suburban Chicago hospitals plan to launch mobile units this year that are design ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 12:42 am
  • Medicare outpatients face higher bills for some procedures

    WASHINGTON (AP) – You pay less for outpatient treatment than for a hospital admission, right? Not ne ...
    Dec. 19, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • More women using pot during pregnancy, study finds

    CHICAGO (AP) – U.S. women are increasingly using marijuana during pregnancy, sometimes to treat morn ...
    Dec. 19, 2016 - 10:51 pm
  • Study: Doctor's gender appears to affect chance of survival

    CHICAGO (AP) – What if your doctor’s gender could influence your chance of surviving a visit to the ...
    Dec. 19, 2016 - 10:33 pm
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