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Doctors, Businesses Push for More Medical-Malpractice Reform PDF Print E-mail
News/Features - Health
Tuesday, 25 October 2005 18:00
Although the Illinois legislature earlier this year passed wide-ranging reforms meant to lower medical-malpractice-insurance rates, representatives of the business community and doctors are advocating for further changes.

 
Splitting Up PDF Print E-mail
News/Features - Health
Tuesday, 11 October 2005 18:00
Smart shoppers can’t resist a two-for-one sale. But should you purchase prescription drugs the same way you buy canned corn or frozen pizza? For years, people who take daily medications have saved money by asking their doctors to prescribe pills with double the dose they need, which they then cut in half with a knife.

 
How Birth Control Became Part of the Abortion Debate PDF Print E-mail
News/Features - Health
Tuesday, 31 May 2005 18:00
Judith DeSarno does not want to be part of the never-ending abortion debate. “I’m the birth-control gal,” said DeSarno, president of the National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association in Washington, D.

 
STOP YOUR BLEEDING AND CRAMPS WITHOUT MAJOR SURGERY PDF Print E-mail
News/Features - Health
Tuesday, 19 March 2002 18:00
An e-mail from a 39 year old Wisconsin woman stated she was frustrated because her heavy periods and severe cramps continued despite undergoing a D&C, a trial of progesterone hormone therapy, and multiple doses of ibuprofen.

 
Safe Sex & Abstinence PDF Print E-mail
News/Features - Health
Wednesday, 27 February 2002 18:00
QUESTION: “Other than abstinence, what can I tell my daughter about safe sex?” D.D. from Davenport. ANSWER: Condoms with education can decrease one’s risk for sexually transmitted disease and pregnancy.

 
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