Monthly Archives: February 2015

As Chicagoans Vote for Mayor, A Trauma Center And
A Presidential Library Hang in the Balance

Tweet The national discussion of whether #blacklivesmatter or which lives matter comes into sharp focus when you consider the lack of trauma centers on Chicago’s southside. That’s where the vast majority of gun violence occurs and where a trauma center … Continue reading

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On Brian Williams and You and Your Doctor’s Memory

Tweet Guest post by Blair Bolles Memories are back in the news these days. Folks are lambasting NBC’s Nightly News Anchor, Brian Williams, as a Pinocchio, building up a record of having led a more exciting life than truth allows. … Continue reading

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Seeing Your Doctor for Prevention,
Treating On Your Own: A Report from the Field

Tweet First off, let me be clear: what I report below I am not recommending. My first obligation is to my readers. Also, I am grateful to Brooke Binkowski, a stellar journalist-friend, who spontaneously emailed me this story this morning. … Continue reading

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