A new study suggests women are more likely than men to suffer anxiety and depression after a heart attack.
Researchers from the European Society of Cardiology say patients with depression were six times more likely to die within six months after a heart attack than those without depression. The risk lasts 18 months after the heart attack.
Some Cortland Elementary parents are still concerned about the air quality of the school. The Illinois Attorney General’s Office filed a lawsuit after dozens were sickened by a landfill odor in January. In September, Waste Management agreed to pay costs associated with the incident.
"In my eyes, nothing has changed, except maybe greater risk that there is more garbage coming in and that there is more construction going on over at the dump," mother Katie Bryant said.
She is now homeschooling her two children who previously attended Cortland Elementary.
Republican Bruce Rauner is out-raising and out-spending Democratic incumbent Pat Quinn in their race for Illinois governor.
Quarterly campaign finance reports were due Wednesday.
In the last such report before the election, Rauner says he raised and spent more than 20 million dollars between July 1st and the end of last month. Quinn raised about 8 million dollars and spent more than 15 million.
The majority of Quinn’s money came from unions and other political committees. Rauner’s biggest contributor was himself.
The Illinois Department on Aging says seniors and disabled people can get free help enrolling in Medicare now through early December.
Agency Director John Holton says deciding on coverage options can be overwhelming. Counselors from the agency's Senior Health Insurance Program can help beneficiaries and caregivers understand their options.