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Weekend Anchor/ReporterA badly injured rottweiler puppy gets a second chance at life thanks to members of a Blacksburg gym and the dog's new family. Macy Mae was hit by a car last week. She has multiple hip fractures and might not be alive if it wern't for Andy and...
Tags: Human Interest, Macy's, Inc., Vehicles
Charlevoix Middle School principal Travis Garrett and social studies teacher Bryan Hawkins are on a mission to make Bridge Street safer for students to cross as they walk to and from school. At the Charlevoix Public Schools Board of Education's regular...
While the name John Gilbert Collison Sr. has been largely forgotten today, his invention of the artificial steel hip ball more than 60 years ago has given him orthopedic immortality. His invention, manufactured in Baltimore in his Falls Road facility,...
About 20,000 homes and businesses served by Commonwealth Edison Co. were without power this afternoon in the wake of severe thunderstorms that pelted the Chicago area with golf ball-size hailstones, disrupted Metra service for hours in the far northern...
TribLocal - ElmhurstOn our mission to promote youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility, the Elmhurst YMCA is proud to announce three new programs which will benefit …...
Babylon & BeyondGangs of supporters of Syrian President Bashar Assad armed with whips and clubs assaulted a small anti-regime protest in front of the Syrian Embassy in the Lebanese capital of Beirut, leaving several injured. According to accounts of the victims, mostly.....
Young people don’t give much thought to their bones unless they’ve broken one. Yet maintaining strong bones is arguably one of the most important things men and women can do to guarantee a robust old age. Seventy-five percent of skeletal...
Q. What can I do to improve my balance (or lack of balance) as I age? Balance is a very big issue for all of us. Falls can lead to broken hips or other broken bones, resulting in (at best) many long months of physical therapy required to regain our...
As Orthodox Christians, Bahara Echmail’s family fled religious persecution in Iraq, arriving to Chicago about five years ago with dreams of a better life. On Saturday, the family was instead grieving inside their West Rogers Park home after 17-...
Tags: Injuries and Wounds, Massacres, Health, Rogers Park, Iraq
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - While suffering a stroke is already known to raise the risk of breaking your hip, new research hints that the reverse might also be true. The study out of Taiwan found that patients with a broken hip had more than a 50 percent...
Sitting upon an inflatable plastic pillow on her chair, 76-year-old Lyn Joyce picked up a 4-pound medicine ball and lifted it across her body as if she were swinging a golf club. "You really have to fight for your balance," the La Crescenta resident...
The second of two people charged in connection with a March 2010 purse-snatching incident that left the victim with a broken hip has pleaded guilty to unarmed robbery. Ashley Chere Wise, 23, of Charlevoix pleaded guilty to the charge on Jan. 21. The...
Tags: Injuries and Wounds, Crimes, Trials, Punishment, Prisons
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