| Aug 24, 2011
| 2:58 PM
Jeanne M. Dams will discuss her newest Hilda Johansson mystery "Murder in Burnt Orange" from 2-4 p.m. at the Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore, 7419 W. Madison St.; free.
Sophie Robinson will be the featured reader during the "Myopic Poetry Series"...
| Sep 27, 2011
At least three dozen doctors in Illinois received payments and perks exceeding $100,000 from drug companies between 2009 and early 2011, according to an updated database that now includes information from a dozen pharmaceutical firms.
Doctors in the...
| May 12, 2011
| 5:58 PM
Health care experts and some public officials are floating a radical idea as Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel prepares to take office: a full or partial merger of Chicago and Cook County's health departments.
Operating a single health department with broader...
| Jun 4, 2011
| 8:00 PM
There are still six more hours of great bookish programming scheduled for Sunday at Printers Row Lit Fest. Among the great talks and panels, prolific and respected authors Richard Ford and Terry McMillan will both take the stage.
Tomorrow should be a...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 11:50 AM
Christopher Garlington and David Haynes will present "The Beat Cop's Guide to Chicago Eats" at 6 p.m. at Barbara's Bookstore at UIC, 1218 S. Halsted St.; free.
Robbie Klein will read at 2 p.m. at the Poetry Center of Chicago, 78 E. Washington...
| May 28, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Dr. David Ansell
To purchase a copy of the book:
County: Life, Death and Politics at Chicago's Public Hospital
The amazing tale of "County" is the story of one of America's oldest and most unusual urban hospitals. From it's inception as a "Poor House"...
| Oct 20, 2010
| 8:56 PM
Many Chicago-area hospitals that screen for and treat breast cancer cannot prove they are meeting several widely accepted quality standards, according to a first-of-its-kind study set to be released Thursday.
The Chicago Breast Cancer Quality Consortium,...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 2:39 PM
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle continued Wednesday to put her imprint on county government by appointing new members to the board overseeing the county’s vast public health system.
At the Health and Hospitals System board, Preckwinkle...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 3:50 PM
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle’s shakeup of the hospital board has led a member to leave.
Benn Greenspan, a professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, submitted his resignation Friday, citing “...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 4:45 PM
At the end of this year, we stop to recognize the wonderful work put out by authors living in or originally from Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. Here is the list of our favorite titles from 2011:
"The Year We Left Home" by Jean Thompson
| Dec 15, 2009
| 10:54 AM
The city's Department of Health is asking New Yorkers with creative juices to help design a special limited-edition package for the Big Apple's line of condoms, scheduled to come out next fall.
All New York City residents, 17 years and older, can...
| Jun 4, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Much like its title character, "The New Adventures of Old Christine" went trolling for new matches when it got dumped by CBS. But unlike Julia Louis-Dreyfus' finally hooked-up single mom, it didn't find a new TV soul mate. The story......