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What They’re Saying About Chicago’s Violence

What They’re Saying About Chicago’s Violence

advertisement Chicago made national headlines again, Thursday night, after 13 people were shot in a park in the McKinley Park neighborhood. Among the victims is a 3-year-old boy.

Illinois EPA to Convene First Meeting of State Environmental Justice Commission

Illinois EPA to Convene First Meeting of State Environmental Justice Commission

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) today announced that the first meeting of the Illinois Commission on Environmental Justice will be held August 14 th at 10 a.m. in Chicago and Springfield.

Medical Association Recognizes Obesity As Disease

Medical Association Recognizes Obesity As Disease

advertisement The American Medical Association this week approved policy that recognizes obesity as a disease, a move the Chicago-based board hopes will advance treatment and prevention. “Recognizing obesity as a disease will help change the way the medical community tackles this complex issue that affects approximately one in three Americans,” AMA board member Patrice Harris said.

Bishop Trotter to Have Surgery for Prostate Cancer

Bishop Trotter to Have Surgery for Prostate Cancer

Getty Images Surat Dhonsombat M.D. looks up during a bracytherapy operation on a man with prostate cancer at the UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center August 17, 2005 in San Francisco, California.

State Gun Makers Ponder Weapon Ban Strategy

State Gun Makers Ponder Weapon Ban Strategy

advertisement Gun Control Debate Heats Up In the wake of the Sandy Hook school massacre, gun control advocates, religious leaders and gun sellers reignite the decades-old debate on gun control. More Photos and Videos Illinois gun manufacturers are developing a strategy to address Gov.

Former Employee of New Jersey Defense Contractor Convicted of Exporting Sensitive Military Technology to China

Former Employee of New Jersey Defense Contractor Convicted of Exporting Sensitive Military Technology to China

NEWARK—A federal jury today convicted a former employee of a New Jersey-based defense contractor of exporting sensitive U.S. military technology to the People’s Republic of China (PRC), stealing trade secrets, and lying to federal agents, U.S.

Academi/Blackwater Charged and Enters Deferred Prosecution Agreement

Academi/Blackwater Charged and Enters Deferred Prosecution Agreement

RALEIGH, NC—U.S. Attorney Thomas G.

Mayo Clinic Radiology Tech Pleads Guilty to Spreading Hepatitis C

Mayo Clinic Radiology Tech Pleads Guilty to Spreading Hepatitis C

JACKSONVILLE, FL—United States Attorney Robert E. O’Neill announces today that Steven Beumel (48, Jacksonville) pleaded guilty to one count of tampering with a consumer product resulting in death, four counts of tampering with a consumer product resulting in serious bodily injury, and five counts of stealing Fentanyl by deception.

Former Air Traffic Controller Convicted of Lying to Federal Workers’ Compensation Program

Former Air Traffic Controller Convicted of Lying to Federal Workers’ Compensation Program

ALEXANDRIA, VA—Raymond Elmo Deskins, III, 52, of Potomac Falls, Va., a former air traffic controller who has received nearly $700,000 in federal workers’ compensation benefits, was convicted on Friday afternoon by a federal jury on mail fraud and false statements charges for his failure to disclose work activities in the construction industry to the Department of Labor’s Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs. Neil H.

Experts urge BMI method for calculating weight in kids with eating disorders

Experts urge BMI method for calculating weight in kids with eating disorders

January 4, 2012 An exact determination of expected body weight for adolescents based on age, height and gender is critical for diagnosis and management of eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia. However, there are no clear guidelines regarding the appropriate method for calculating this weight in children with such disorders.

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