| Jan 16, 2012
| 4:35 PM
On nights when the Full Power First Lego League meets in the Gurnee basement of coaches Steve and Renne Garward, practices often last longer than …...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Abbott Laboratories announced on Wednesday that it will cut about 700 positions in the United States and Puerto Rico, largely as part of a restructuring …...
| Jan 1, 2012
The traffic stop began peacefully three hours into New Year's Day 2010, with the woman driving the SUV telling the officer that she hadn't been drinking and her husband merrily exclaiming he was the source of the alcohol smell.
But the situation soured...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 4:27 PM
SILVER SPRING, Maryland (Reuters) - Heart safety studies should be required for new obesity drugs, U.S. drug advisers said on Thursday, possibly adding a new hurdle to the drugs' approval.
An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 3:19 PM
More grocers pulled Enfamil baby formula cans from shelves Friday, while U.S. health regulators said they are widening their investigation to include several types of baby formula after the death of a Missouri newborn.
Even though Enfamil has not been...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 6:43 PM
While most of us don't think twice about our ability to see the world around us, many lack even the basic access to eyeglasses.
FOR THE RECORD:
An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated Dr. Ahsan Khan was the president of...
| Apr 16, 2012
Breast is best! Simmer down boys, I'm talking aboutbabies and breastfeeding.
Breastfeeding campaign groups want formula out of hospitals. They are demanding that the hospitals stop giving away free formula to new mothers.
Dozens of groups sent out...
| Jan 22, 2012
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has built a who's who roster of Chicago business leaders to help him raise millions in President Barack Obama's backyard.
Romney's Illinois finance committee, which has 22 members, is led by Goldman Sachs...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 12:38 PM
WASHINGTON—Addressing mayors from across the country, Chicago’s Rahm Emanuel on Friday touted his plan to transform the City Colleges of Chicago by tailoring the curriculum at individual campuses to meet employers’ needs for workers in...
| Sep 30, 2012
Richard Gonzalez, it turns out, is more of a self-made man than a lot of us knew.
The Abbott Laboratories veteran of more than 30 years, who is pegged to serve as chief executive of the pharmaceutical company spinoff that the North Chicago-based medical...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 2:49 AM
Coming off the Thanksgiving holiday and heading into the Christmas season, many of us have food on our mind. A few of us, me included, had a few too many turkey sandwiches and pieces of pie while gathering with friends and family over the holiday. The...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 12:09 PM
Statistics show that many who have HIV don't know they're infected, and the AIDS Foundation of Chicago, along with Abbott Laboratories, is taking to social media to get that message out.
"We need people to know their status," Johnathon Briggs,...