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Tribune reporterOne of three Aurora siblings who admitted to criminally neglecting their elderly mother was sentenced to three years in prison Thursday by a Kane County judge who called the woman’s deteriorated condition “horrific and disturbing.”...
Tags: Justice System, Nursing, Aurora, Punishment, Judges
The Hartford CourantWhen Paul Nitz made his first Paralympic team 20 years ago, he had to pay his own way to Barcelona. "When I made the team, their next statement was like, 'All right, now you've got to cut us a check for $2,000,' " Nitz said. "I was like, 'What if I don't...
email@example.comRebecca “Becky” Snyder might have had cognitive and physical disabilities, but she lived life to the fullest, choosing a positive attitude and a life filled with human connections. “She was never, ever self-conscious in the wheelchair...
From defective cars to dangerous drugs to hazardous roadways, the firm has represented thousands of clients in individual suits, class actions and mass torts over the past four decades. Robinson Calcagnie Robinson Shapiro Davis, Inc. specializes in...
When it happened, he didn't feel a thing. Within 30 seconds, "all the pain in the world" coursed through his body. And U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Curtis Winston recalls thinking, among many other things, that he'd never play sports again. Wilson, a former high...
Jim Keenan wasn't particularly alarmed by a small blister that developed on his heel. Five days later, the 62-year-old's foot was so seriously infected doctors feared they might need to amputate his lower leg. Keenan, who also has Type 2 diabetes,...
He's the kid who gives them away like they were going out of style. Edward Tindall, 7, has a smile that comes easy, and often. “I can’t help but to smile when I see my baby smile,” said Nikki Dennis, Edward’s mother. For three...
Seeing the movements of a healthy hand mirroring one's own movements plays a welcome trick on the brains of arthritis sufferers, a new study shows: It reduces the perception of pain. The observation, reported this week at the Society for Neuroscience's...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A southern Indiana woman who lost parts of both legs while protecting her two children from a tornado received her first prosthetic leg on Wednesday, exactly two months after she was injured. "It's a good anniversary,"...
Tags: Natural Disasters, Rentals, Tornadoes
World-class track athlete Tatyana McFadden is not a flashy person. Soft-spoken with a thin face, dark brown eyes and a deceptively muscular frame, she is not the type to speak of her accomplishments without some prompting. But when she does talk about her...
Mediators were dispatched to help keep the conversation civil at a health forum in Chicago last week — a clear sign of the passionate opinions elicited by the debate about whether the federal government should recommend that babies be vaccinated...
When psychiatrists diagnose mental illness, they turn to an unwieldy book called the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM for short. First published in 1952, the tome also is used as a standard by researchers, the health...
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