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Doctors should prepare patients for post-treatment troubles

By Brandon Smith

November 19, 2012

Even when Cancer treatment is a “success,” a survivor’s life is often never the same.A recent study funded by the National Cancer Institute and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that more than one-third of 12.6 million cancer survivors will have physical or mental health problems post-treatment. A Eurekalert.org report of the study said it is estimated that 3.3 million survivors have poor physical health an...

Disabling fraud

By Vanessa Morton

November 29, 2011

An increase in illegal use of placards to park in spots for the disabled has caused Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his administration to propose a new ordinance that could help stifle the ongoing activity.The mayor introduced the ordinance on Nov. 16, during a City Council meeting. The plan would include an increase in fines and penalties to Chicago motorists caught displaying stolen, fraudulent or changed placards.“The abuse of th...

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