Doctors, patients turning to text for diagnosis and treatment
Message-based treatment for injuries or minor illnesses normally handled by a doctor's office or clinic is a growing trend in the health-care industry. Even more convenient than the video telemedicine that many employers and insurers now offer, the services mimic the convenience of other app-based services.
Art Institute's Andy Warhol retrospective goes beyond soup cans and celebritiesAndy Warhol as you've never seen him before. The Art Institute of Chicago presents a career retrospective of the Pop Art pioneer "Andy Warhol - From A to B and Back Again" organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art.
Free or discounted care is available at some hospitals. But they don't make it easy.Under the Affordable Care Act, nonprofit hospitals are expected to provide free or discounted care to patients of meager incomes -- or risk losing their tax-exempt status. And yet nearly half of nonprofit hospital organizations are routinely sending medical bills to patients whose incomes are low enough to qualify for charity care, according to a Kaiser Health News analysis.
Gender-related remarks to female inspector at work site show failure of respectWanda has a degree in environmental science and extensive field experience. She is generally confident, well-spoken and professional. She is also young and attractive, and occasionally is harassed by men representing the companies that hire her to be there.
Teens find circumventing Apple's parental controls is child's playWhen Apple Screen Time blocks an app from working, it becomes grayed out, and clicking on it does nothing unless parents approve a request for more time. Or at least it's supposed to work that way. Everywhere from Reddit to YouTube, kids are sharing tips and tricks that allow them to circumvent Screen Time.
Calendar featuring suburban 'dad bods' helps raise funds for veterans groupsDads come in all shapes and sizes, so it's OK for "chunky males" to own it, says Marty Wosik of Algonquin, a former Marine featured in the "2020 Barbecue Boy Toys" calendar.
New therapies offer hope to migraine sufferersI hate having migraines. The pain is brutal, they knock me down for days and everyone thinks I'm just having a bad headache. Why do they happen? Can you tell me about any new therapies?
Google unveils Wi-Fi routers with Assistant, louder Mini speakerThe Nest Home Mini, a second-generation version of the Google Home Mini, adds an improved speaker for better music playback, a chip for voice command processing, and a wall mount. There's also a redesigned version of the Google WiFi home router system, now called Nest WiFi.
4 ways to help your child 'fall back'Daylight Saving Time for 2019 will come to an end in a little more than a week. Though this means only falling back one hour, any parent can tell you what that hour means to the mood and health of their child.
A prenup is the latest must-have for tech startup founders in loveLong popular with older wealthy couples who remarry, prenups are also being demanded by entrepreneurs with startup ideas who want to keep future windfalls to themselves.
Learning disguised as fun: How DuPage Children's Museum in Naperville ignites kids' potentialThe DuPage Children's Museum has a simple mission: ignite the potential of all children to learn through hands-on exploration by integrating art, math and science.
Health insurance reminder: Fall is 'use it or lose it' timeMany health-care consumers forget that some health-care benefits disappear at the end of each calendar year, which makes autumn is "use it or lose it" time. To make sure you're not forfeiting any benefits, ask yourself these five questions.