| May 29, 2013
| 11:41 AM
My husband and I just spent 10 days in Southern California, and it was a dream vacation.
In fact, all our vacations seem to be dream vacations. And not in the way that you might think.
Like most working stiffs, we scramble to get to the get-away day....
| Feb 26, 2014
Three former Northwestern University football players testified Tuesday at a labor board hearing about a supportive coach who relaxed rules and moved practice times so they could attend classes and study for tests.
Their testimony contrasted with that...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 12:49 PM
Three former Northwestern football players spoke at a labor board hearing Tuesday of a supportive coach who moved practice times so they could attend classes and relaxed rules so they could study for tests, contrasting former quarterback Kain Colter's...
| Jan 17, 2014
Jon Anderson, an unflappable Canadian with a shock of white hair, a patrician demeanor and a cheerful facility in French, quickly stood out in 1970s-era Chicago newsrooms marked by chain-smoking reporters, clacking typewriters, hurled invectives and...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 9:15 AM
Doctors need timely and accurate information to make patient diagnoses and recommend treatments, relying heavily on the lab workers who provide the data they need. Medical laboratory technicians hold interesting, detail-oriented jobs that don’t...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:15 AM
One person was killed and three others were hurt when a driver struck a pedestrian and then caused a multi-vehicle crash on the Southwest Side early this morning, authorities said.
About 12:45 a.m., a vehicle struck a pedestrian in the 4200 block of...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 9:02 PM
Ruth Rothstein came to Chicago in 1950 as a union organizer but spent most of the rest of her life reviving area hospitals and working to improve the health system in Cook County.
Known for her tough, no-nonsense exterior and deep caring for the poor...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 1:00 PM
As doctors, nurses and other health care professionals come to rely on machines and devices to help them diagnose and treat diseases and conditions, jobs for technicians who service and repair these machines are growing. These technicians can eventually...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Dr. Sean Rardin, 38, of Naperville, opened Riverwalk Family Medicine in 2002.
What sets you apart?
I spend more time with my patients — an hour with new patients and 20 to 30 minutes with return patients. I practice more integrative medicine,...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 2:03 PM
Police are investigating a report of a sexual assault Sunday night near the Rush University Medical Center.
The assault happened about 10:30 p.m. Sunday on the 1700 block of West Congress Parkway, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer...
| May 3, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Clark and Sally Smith of Petoskey are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Angela Kathleen Smith, to Christopher Tierney Vogel, son of James and Patricia Vogel of Tulsa, Okla.
Angela and Christopher reside in Overland Park, Kan. Angela is an...
| Mar 28, 2012
According to studies published last week in The Lancet, taking a daily dose of aspirin can reduce the risk of cancer.
The new studies, led by Peter Rothwell of Britain's Oxford University, found that low-dose aspirin has a short-term benefit in...