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State suspends ‘adored’ Flossmoor doctor’s medical license

Community reactions were mixed to last week’s suspension of Dr. Ming Te Lin, a well-known – and unorthodox – physician who has practiced in Flossmoor for decades.

Supporters and critics of Dr. Lin in the Homewood-Flossmoor area voiced their opinions on social media following the temporary suspension of his medical license on Sept. 28 by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR).

In announcing the suspension, the IDFPR said Lin admitted formulating a vaccine containing vodka and cat saliva.

“I have used Dr. Lin for years for my children,” one . . .

Winter events

THURSDAY, DEC. 1

  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.

FRIDAY, DEC. 2

  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.

 

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