Breaking News
  • Who will care for the caregivers?

    Who will care for the caregivers? By U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin By U.S. Senator Dick Durbin “There are only four kinds of people in the world,” wrote former First Lady Rosalyn Carter in her book Helping Yourself...

    • Posted July 1, 1993
    • 0
  • Bad breath? Dry socket? Honey may help

    Bad breath? Dry socket? Honey may help By Some formulations concocted by history’s earliest doctors were based more on superstition than science. However, modern medicine is discovering—or rediscovering—a few ancient treatments with true medicinal qualities. One of...

    • Posted July 1, 1993
    • 0
  • VNA recognized during Home Care Month

    VNA recognized during Home Care Month By November is National Home Care Month, and the Rockford Health System Visiting Nurses Association (VNA) continues to offer care to local residents. The Visiting Nurses Association has been meeting the...

    • Posted July 1, 1993
    • 0
  • Conquering depression naturally: Part II

    Conquering depression naturally: Part II By Kimberley Casteneda By Kimberly Kaye Castaneda, Naturopathic Medicine “The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet,...

    • Posted July 1, 1993
    • 0
  • TEENz247 turns 25th Annual Smokeout into month-long event

    TEENz247 turns 25th Annual Smokeout into month-long event By Are you ready to go 24 hours without cigarettes? That’s what the Great American Smokeout is all about. Since nearly one in five deaths in the U.S. can...

    • Posted July 1, 1993
    • 0
  • Toy safety report issued

    Toy safety report issued By Illinois Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) released its 16th annual report on hazardous toys Tuesday. It is designed to alert parents and consumers to potential hazards of many toys on the market...

    • Posted July 1, 1993
    • 0
  • Proposed health bill holds dangers

    Proposed health bill holds dangers By Joe Baker By Joe Baker Senior Editor Another highly restrictive piece of legislation is in the works in Washington. The federal Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is advancing The Model State...

    • Posted July 1, 1993
    • 0
  • OSF Saint Anthony wins 8 Awards of Excellence

    OSF Saint Anthony wins 8 Awards of Excellence By OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center earned eight Pinnacle Awards of Excellence from the Illinois Society of Healthcare Marketing and Public Relations. The awards were presented at the Society’s...

    • Posted July 1, 1993
    • 0
  • Generic Cipro now available for U.S. citizens

    Generic Cipro now available for U.S. citizens By ROCHESTER, NY—FEMA and the Red Cross have prepared guidelines for personal and family protection in the event of a biological attack. These plans call for having any needed prescription...

    • Posted July 1, 1993
    • 0
  • Lost your denture? Check your stomach

    Lost your denture? Check your stomach By Swallowing dental foreign objects is common, with X-rays often revealing dentures, toothbrushes and toothpicks lodged in patients’ stomachs, according to a recent report in General Dentistry, the peer-reviewed journal of...

    • Posted July 1, 1993
    • 0