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Health districts serving the Peninsula are advising all primary care physicians that adults diagnosed with diabetes mellitus (Type 1 and 2) should be vaccinated against hepatitis B as soon as possible after diagnosis. The vaccine is particularly...
Murder charges were dropped this week against a 71-year-old Burbank man after officials determined that his wife was not the victim of a homicide, but instead died of a liver disease. Joseph Robert Brancato had been charged with murder after allegedly...
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The death of a 58-year-old homeless man is being attributed to hyperthermia and cold exposure, an autopsy found today. Francisco Rojas was found early Monday on the 1900 block of South Ashland Avenue and was pronounced dead at 8:25 a.m. at John H....
Were you paying attention to the pop culture in 2011? It was certainly an eventful year, with pop stars and talk show hosts grabbing headlines and a colorful cast of Republican presidential hopefuls jockeying for position. Here's a little test to make...
LONDON — Everyone knows what it would take to curb the global rise of chronic illnesses like heart disease, certain cancers and diabetes, but getting nations and their citizens to make the essential changes is more than daunting. This week marks...
Prohibition — America's notoriously "failed social experiment" to rid the country of alcohol — took center stage this past week as PBS broadcast Ken Burns' highly acclaimed series on the subject. And already, it has been seized on by drug-...
In response to Kevin A. Sabet's recent opinion piece ("Drug legalization: Wrong lesson of Prohibition," Oct. 9), I don't know which is more abhorrent — that a Baltimore newspaper would run an op-ed championing Prohibition as "not as bad as you...
Men who spend little time in the sun, live in northern locales or have dark skin may need to increase their intake of vitamin D to prevent deficiency, a Northwestern University medical researcher has found. Vitamin D is required for the proper absorption...
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Tribune reporterA man who was found dead outside of his McKinley Park home early Friday died of cirrhosis of the liver, an autopsy revealed. Don Mankunas, 59, of the 3700 block of South Hermitage Avenue, was found lying face down by a female tenant outside of the...
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TribLocal - EvanstonEvanston police are investigating the death of a 34-year-old man who got into a fight Saturday night at a party in Evanston. Juan L. Sanchez …...
An autopsy conducted today determined that a 45-year-old man found in the Little Village neighborhood had committed suicide, officials said. Jose Rodriguez who was found Tuesday morning in the backyard behind his home on the 2200 block of South...
Tags: Suicide, Physical Conditions, Little Village, Health
Kaiser Health NewsTelevision crime shows have helped popularize autopsies, but in reality these postmortem exams are becoming rarer every year. Today, hospitals perform autopsies on only about 5 percent of patients who die, down from roughly 50 percent in the 1960s. That's...
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