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Supreme Court Allows Health Care Law Largely to Stand

The Supreme Court on Thursday largely let stand President Obama’s health care overhaul, in a mixed ruling that Court observers were rushing to analyze.

The decision was a striking victory for the president and Congressional Democrats, with a majority, including the conservative chief justice, John G. Roberts Jr., affirming the central legislative pillar of Mr. Obama’s term.

Many observers called the case the most significant before the court since at least the 2000 Bush v. Gore ruling, which decided a presidential election. In addition to the political reverberations, the case helps set the rules for one of the largest and fastest-growing sectors of the economy, one that affects nearly everyone from cradle to grave.

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New York Plans to Ban Sale of Big Sizes of Sugary Drinks

New York City plans to enact a far-reaching ban on the sale of large sodas and other sugary drinks at restaurants, movie theaters and street carts, in the most ambitious effort yet by the Bloomberg administration to combat rising obesity.

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The Be-Well Lake County Community Dig Day

This diabetes education, treatment and awareness program is a community health initiative at its best, Committed to providing greater access to comprehensive diabetes care and education for medically underserved patients in Lake County, the Auxiliary at NorthShore Highland Park Hospital, through its annual appeal, has donated nearly $700,000 to this initiative. To donate, contact The […]

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The Auxiliary of NorthShore University HealthSystem at Highland Park Hospital Presents “Wine, Cheese and Wellness: An Evening of Integrative Medicine & Women’s Health”

Wednesday, April 18 2012, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.Equinox Fitness Club, 799 Central Avenue Tel: 847-926-5003 Join The Auxiliary of NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) at Highland Park Hospital for “Wine, Cheese and Wellness: An Evening of Integrative Medicine & Women’s Health.” Leslie Mendoza-Temple, MD, Medical Director of NorthShore’s Integrative Medicine Program, and Patricia Piant, MSTOM, […]

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