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UMC, Mason VanHouweling agree on CEO contract

Mason VanHouweling, the third chief executive at University Medical Center in less than a year, and the UMC governing board have agreed to a contract, locking a leader into place at the county-owned hospital for the next three years at a salary of $380,000 per year.

Keep the holiday season safe for kids

The many distractions during the holiday season can be downright dangerous for children, whether it is a sharp-edged holiday ornament, a small part of a toy that can be swallowed or an ill-fitting car seat that fails to do its job.

How to stay safe and healthy over the holidays

The holiday season is upon us. As we “Deck the Halls,” prepare and attend “Holly Jolly…” feasts and embark on travel, let’s take a few minutes to review some health and safety tips to ensure that we bring in 2015 safe and sound and without the usual holiday bulge.