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Baltimore is America's Fittest City; Chicago the Fattest

Baltimore has been named America's fittest city by Men's Fitness magazine, and Chicago America's fattest. ..According to the ranking accorded by the Men's Fitness magazine,// the top fittest cities behind Baltimore were Honolulu, Virginia Beach, Va., Tucson, and Milwaukee. The top fattest cities behind Chicago were Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Dallas and Houston, the magazine said. ..Last year, Balti...

Chicago :FDA imposes Ban on Biomedical Tissue Services

Chicago : Friday turned out to be unlucky for Biomedical Tissue Services Ltd a company that is concerned with human tissues collection from cadavers. // The Food and Drug Administration administered a ban after finding apparent flaws in the donor policies that might pose a threat to transplant patients, making them vulnerable to disease. ..Though, none of the patients have been diagnosed with a...

Chicago: Dad, I need you desperately, Please come back

Ana Esparza' suffered a liver failure in 2001. Her mother was an illegal alien without any health insurance, so the local hospitals denied this poor girl the transplant, she so desperately needed. Later the immigrant community rose to the occasion and bailed her out.// ..The girl underwent a successful liver transplant later that year in Miami, Florida, but the organ’s condition deteriorated lat...

Couples To Swap Kidneys In Chicago

Paulette Chandler and Francisco Torres are involved in a unique kidney swap operation. Chandler's husband needs a kidney transplant, but their blood types do not match. The same is the case with Torres and his wife.// ..However, Chandler's blood matches with Torres and his wife's with Chandler's husband. Hence they have decided to swap the kidneys in an operation that is to be performed today at...

Funds Allocated to Illinois and Chicago to Prepare in Case of a Flu Pandemic

Federal officials made a formal announcement about providing Illinois and Chicago with additional financial assistance to the tune of millions of dollars//, for executing plans to combat influenza pandemic. Health officials have been perturbed about cases of bird flu in Europe and Asia, which has also raised concerns of an impending worldwide pandemic. .. ..The U.S. Health and Human Services Sec...

Food Poisoning at the Chicago Food Festival

Hundreds of people reported sick after consuming food at the Chicago food festival. All of those people ate at the Pars Cove Persian Cuisine booth at the Taste of Chicago festival, which was held in Chicago from June 29 to July 2. ......Many people were sent to the hospital, of which thirty two had a confirmed case of infection from salmonella heidelberg bacteria. Tim Hadac, of the Chicago Healt...
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