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Summer is almost here, and with it likely some blistering hot days. A recent study suggests the elderly should beware when the temperature spikes, because they face an increased risk of winding up in the emergency room short of breath on those days. And...
Making hospital charges more transparent, the federal government this week released data showing what medical centers across the country charge for treating 100 of the most common reasons patients get admitted. The charges vary dramatically —...
A Palm Beach County jury Thursday found three tobacco companies partly responsible for a grandmother's chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, emphysema and lung cancer death following years of suffering. They awarded more than $2 million in actual damages...
Bob Bridwell had no experience water-skiing when he became general manager of a ski-making company in Winter Haven. So, to fit in with his co-workers at Cypress Gardens Skis, Bridwell agreed to go water-skiing. The result was less than graceful. His...
Deanne Barkley, who broke through the glass ceiling in network television to become an influential executive in the early 1970s, when few women had the power to develop prime-time programs, died April 2 in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. She was 82. The cause...
Florida voters have given lifelong smokers such as Jack Ferrara new reason to breathe easy. After a number of tries with nicotine patches, acupuncture and hypnosis failed him, the Hollywood retiree finally snuffed out his 58-year cigarette habit —...
Leland H. Yada, 82, of Redfield died Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at Eastern Star Home in Redfield. His funeral will be Saturday, April 27, 2013, at 11 a.m. at United Methodist Church in Redfield. The Rev. Stephen Perry will officiate. After a time for...
Dear Pharmacist: I live in chronic pain. No one is sure why. I take hydrocodone and ibuprofen daily, but I'm still in pain. Can you recommend any vitamins to help me? — M.C., Dallas, Texas Dear M.C.: I'm sorry you are going through this. Luckily,...
Dear Amy: Can you address etiquette regarding our son's upcoming bar mitzvah? We have had a few guests mention on their RSVP that they won't be able to attend the service (10 a.m.-noon) but will attend the party celebration (12:30-4). I gather it is...
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Richard "Grumpy" Carl Sohm was born July 7, 1938 in Danbury Iowa to Carl and Margarett (Harrigan) Sohm. He grew up on the family farm near Danbury. There his love for hunting and fishing began beside his father and three brothers. He graduated from St....
Dear Pharmacist: At one of your lectures, I heard you say you drink linden tea at night. What is it, and why is it something you like? — L.P., Jacksonville Dear L.P.: Linden herb is chock-full of antioxidants and ingredients that impact your...
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Mar 23, 2013 |Column| Chicago Tribune
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