ILLINOIS launches compulsory mental health screening
for children and pregnant women
The Leader-Chicago Bureau
CHICAGO -- Monday, July 19, 2004 This week, a series of public forums on a program requiring all pregnant women and children through age 18 years to be tested for mental health needs is being held this week in five different locations statewide.
Prozac 'found in drinking water'
Many people choose Prozac over other antidepressants
Traces of the antidepressant Prozac can be found in the nation's drinking water, it has been revealed.
An Environment Agency report suggests so many people are taking the drug nowadays it is building up in rivers and groundwater.
A report in Sunday's Observer says the government's environment watchdog has discussed the impact for human health.
A spokesman for the Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI) said the Prozac found was most likely highly diluted.
Bush Zones Go National
File it under "now you see it, now you don't"
U.S., Germany, Japan investigate
unusual trading before attack
Bloomberg Financial News Sept. 18 and Sept. 23, 2001
Washington — Trading skyrocketed in options that bet on a drop in UAL Corp. and AMR Corp. stock in the days before terrorists crashed hijacked United and American airlines jets into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
Investigation shows no evidence of Sept. 11 profiteering
by David Roeder, Chicago Sun-Times
Sept. 19, 2003
Somewhere out there are hedge funds or individual investors who profited from the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. But they had no foreknowledge of the catastrophes, an FBI spokesman said Thursday.