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Dr. Richard J. Bouchard, a retired cardiologist who played an instrumental role in the establishment of the cardiac catheterization laboratory at St. Agnes Hospital, died Saturday from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at Stella Maris Hospice. The longtime...
PORTLAND, Ore. — Proponents of fluoridating Portland's water supply had no trouble getting the local Urban League on board. Here in the biggest city in the country that still doesn't treat its water to prevent tooth decay, studies show that low-...
Should the government require companies to label food that contains genetically modified organisms? Last November, California voters rejected a ballot initiative that would require such labeling, but bills that would do so were recently introduced in...
We all know someone who has had breast cancer. Breast cancer affects one out of eight women in their lifetime. On this special Sunday in May, when we celebrate the mothers and special women in our lives, we want to remind the women of Michiana to take...
Since 2008, when a group of physicians drew a hypothetical link between Lyme disease and autism, a growing number of patient activists have embraced the belief that the hallmark neuropsychiatric symptoms of autism may spring from the body's immune...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterFor Hoosiers, there will never be another "Doc" like Dr. Otis R. Bowen. Remembered both personally and in stories likely to be retold to generations to come, the former Indiana governor grew to become one of the state's most beloved politicians. A...
Zach Braff (Northwestern University, class of '97), the third most popular Zach in Hollywood (after Galifianakis and Efron), went back to his old school last week. He'd returned to teach an acting class, a one-time workshop. The day before, he tweeted:...
You now can go to a Walgreens and get examined by a medical professional. Maybe your blood pressure is a little high, or you've suffered from asthma for years. Walgreens has prescription and over-the-counter medications for you. And, on your way out...
Lisa Harrison weighed 527 pounds on the day she was fired from her job at a Louisiana drug addiction treatment center. The 5-foot-2-inch Harrison, who believed her employer considered her "disabled" due to her weight, filed a discrimination charge with...
Doctors increasingly treat people using tiny cameras, and some patient-safety experts are urging physicians to hit the record button. Marty Makary, a surgeon at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and author of a bestselling book on patient safety, said...
We all know that smoking is bad for us, that exercise is good for us, and that we should eat vegetables, whole grains and other nutritious foods. All of this advice is even more true for people who have had serious health scares due to heart disease or...
The editorial supporting medical marijuana (“Medical pot for Illinois patients,” Editorial, April 16) is as bad advice as marijuana is bad medicine. Several issues referenced are part of the problem. The Tribune cites the Institute of Medicine...
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