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Local Physician Awarded Diplomate Status

Local Physician Awarded Diplomate Status

Orland Park, Ill.– Kathleen Drinan DO, FACC, a local cardiologist in private practice, has recently been awarded Diplomate status with the Accreditation Council for Clinical Lipidology (ACCL). The ACCL is… Read more »

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.

Pregnant Woman Dies After Battling Flu

Pregnant Woman Dies After Battling Flu

advertisement The Worst is Yet to Come This Flu Season The flu has already claimed lives in San Diego and is expected to peak in the coming weeks. Hospitals Place Restrictions on Those With Flu The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has long had guidelines for hospitals handle visitors during a flu epidemic, but each state health department makes the final decision as to when to implement those restrictions.

Wayne’s Weekend: Healthy Juicing

Wayne’s Weekend: Healthy Juicing

advertisement Cool Kitchen Gadgets for Perfect Gifts Wayne shows you cool options for gifts this holiday season. Wayne’s Weekend: Facebook Friends Recipes Great Holiday Recipes from Wayne Johnson’s Facebook Friends More Photos and Videos There are a number of opinions about the benefits of juicing .  I’m not a dietician so I don’t want to provide a point of view on the various pros and cons.  However, what is basic fact is that fruits and vegetables are a great source of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.  And, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , the majority of us aren’t eating enough of them.  Juicing is simply one way to get more fruits and vegetables into your diet.  It’s also a way to mix together certain less appetizing fruits and vegetables with those you do like to create flavorful and healthy combinations.  What is missing from juicing is fiber, since the pulp is removed when the juice extracted.  So, including fiber elsewhere in your diet is also important.  That can come from adding back some of the pulp to your juice, using the pulping in other recipes, or eating additional whole fruits and vegetables.  As I put together these three simple recipes, I used the USDA’s National Nutrient Database to get an estimate of the nutritional content of these juice combinations.  Each recipe yields about 16 ounces of juice, which could be two servings.  The nutritional information I’ve shared is for the full 16 ounces, so if you are limiting yourself to one serving, divide these numbers in half.  Also, these numbers are based on the whole fruit or vegetable, not just the juice, since the database doesn’t provide information in that form.  As a result, these numbers are somwhate higher than what they should be for the juice alone.  I’ve provided a link to the database as well.  Should you have quesitons about other fruits and vegetables, you can get search for that information.

Jury Convicts 16 Defendants on Federal Hate Crime Charges for Religiously Motivated Assaults on Members of Amish Community

Jury Convicts 16 Defendants on Federal Hate Crime Charges for Religiously Motivated Assaults on Members of Amish Community

WASHINGTON—A jury in Cleveland today convicted 16 people, all residents of Ohio, of federal hate crimes arising out of a series of religiously motivated assaults on practitioners of the Amish religion, the Justice Department announced. The convictions stem from a series of separate hate crime assaults that occurred in four Ohio counties between September and November 2011.

Pennsylvania-Based EUSA Pharma (USA) Inc. to Pay U.S. $180,000 for Allegedly Submitting Inflated Claims to Medicare

Pennsylvania-Based EUSA Pharma (USA) Inc. to Pay U.S. $180,000 for Allegedly Submitting Inflated Claims to Medicare

WASHINGTON—EUSA Pharma (USA) Inc. has agreed to pay the United States $180,000 to resolve claims that it violated the False Claims Act by allegedly encouraging doctors to submit inflated claims to Medicare for imaging scans, the Justice Department announced today.

Two Men Sentenced for Racially Motivated Assault in New Mexico

Two Men Sentenced for Racially Motivated Assault in New Mexico

WASHINGTON—Paul Beebe and Jesse Sanford of Farmington, N.M., were sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Santa Fe, N.M., on federal hate crime charges related to a racially motivated assault on a 22-year-old developmentally disabled man of Navajo descent, the Department of Justice announced.

Underwriters Laboratories and Loss Prevention Certification Board Warning of Unauthorized Marks on Fire Sprinklers

Underwriters Laboratories and Loss Prevention Certification Board Warning of Unauthorized Marks on Fire Sprinklers

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Heart Attack Risk Differs Between Men and Women

Heart Attack Risk Differs Between Men and Women

CHICAGO , Nov. 30, 2011 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — Findings on coronary CT angiography (CTA), a noninvasive test to assess the coronary arteries for blockages, show different risk scenarios for men and women, according to a study presented today at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).

Seven Ohio Men Arrested for Hate Crime Attacks Against Amish Men

Seven Ohio Men Arrested for Hate Crime Attacks Against Amish Men

CLEVELAND—Seven Ohio men were arrested today on charges that they committed and conspired to commit religiously-motivated physical assaults in violation of the Matthew Shepard-James Byrd Hate Crimes Prevention Act. The arrests were announced today by Thomas E.

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