On July 28, 2012, Elawndoe Shannon put in a request for sick call at the prison where he was housed in Lawrence, Illinois. Two days later, he died. The day after his death a nurse in the health care unit finally got his request slip for medical care.
HIV is sexist. A woman is twice as likely to catch the virus from an infected partner in a heterosexual relationship than a man is.
Do not be alarmed, but you may be eating wood pulp. Or at least an additive that started out as wood.
Keith Dean has a manila envelope that causes him a lot of grief and regret, but he can’t throw it out. On his front porch, by the light of a single lamp next to his front door on a quiet street in Gary, Ind., he turns the envelope over in his hand.
A new annual licensing fee for hospitals that's taking effect in Illinois will finally fund a system for reporting medical errors that was established by state law back in 2005.
Four Florida insurers allegedly discriminate against people with HIV/AIDS by structuring their prescription drug benefits so that patients are discouraged from enrolling, according to a complaint filed by health advocacy groups.
More than four-dozen people became sick after eating E. coli and Salmonella-contaminated foods last month, federal food-safety agencies announced.
Retired state workers aren't seeing any immediate advantage from an Illinois Supreme Court ruling last week in their favor. The court found that health insurance coverage is a constitutionally protected retirement benefit.
A federal judge has granted preliminary approval to a deal that would compensate former NFL players for concussion-related claims.
Stress is part of the human condition, unavoidable and even necessary to a degree. But too much stress can be toxic — even disabling.