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  • Police investigating sexual assault near Rush Medical campus

    Police investigating sexual assault near Rush Medical campus
    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...
  • Love Notes: So many differences, and none of them matter

    Love Notes: So many differences, and none of them matter
    As conversational icebreakers in busy coffee shops go, Leo Schwartz's question had considerable promise: How does one re-fluff a feather pillow? The problem was, the man who answered was Dan Maher, and he was not the guy Leo was after. "Dan started...
  • Sharing breast milk with other moms can be a life saver

     Sharing breast milk with other moms can be a life saver
    For the first two weeks of Jayden Adams' life, the little boy, born 10 weeks premature at Advocate Lutheran General Children's Hospital, was nourished with donated human breast milk. Now six weeks old and thriving, Jayden's mother, Mandy, who lost...
  • Former professor charged with theft over false degree claim

    Former professor charged with theft over false degree claim
    A former City Colleges of Chicago professor falsified a doctoral degree to pocket hundreds of thousands of dollars in fraudulent pay, Cook County prosecutors said Wednesday. Carol Howley, a nursing professor at Richard J. Daley College, was indicted on...
  • The roots of violence

    The roots of violence
    The massacres in Aurora, Colo., and at a Sikh temple near Milwaukee. The shootings outside the Empire State Building, in which an ex-employee killed his boss. Escalating gang warfare. In recent months, violence seemed to erupt everywhere. To get a...
  • Breast cancer and the HCG diet

    Breast cancer and the HCG diet
    When VJ Sleight’s breast cancer returned last year, she wondered if the unusual recurrence – 23 years after her original diagnosis -- had anything to do with the controversial hCG diet that she had repeatedly followed. The near-starvation...
  • Medical Watch: Spotlight on rare hair pulling disorder

    Medical Watch: Spotlight on rare hair pulling disorder
    ¬†Everyone is familiar with the phrase, “it makes me want to pull my hair out.” But what you might not know is that some people really do feel that way and they pull until they have no more hair left. It’s not a common problem, but it is...
  • Surgery simulators give residents a hand in building skills

    Surgery simulators give residents a hand in building skills
    Most patients facing an operation would of course prefer an experienced surgeon over one just learning the procedure. But how, then, does a surgical student get the thousands of hours of practice necessary to gain confidence and expertise without putting...
  • The new school year

    The old fall/spring semester schedule is a thing of the past at many colleges and universities, particularly those that cater to adult learners and graduate students. Some schools have as many as six terms per year, with a full catalog of courses...
  • Sleep & Social Media

    Sleep & Social Media
    Frantically texting, looking at the light screen, reading, stimulating the mind -- it's all crashing with the goal of a good night's sleep. Dr James Wyatt, Sleep Clinician, Rush University medical Center: "What are the activities people are doing in that...
  • Lake Street Press

    Name of press: Lake Street Press In what year was your press founded? 2009 How many people are on your staff? Publisher: Mary Osborne, Managing Editor: Hazel Dawkins, Events Coordinator: Rachel McHan Tell us how your press came to be: Observing the...
  • Alderman hospitalized after collapsing at music fest

    Alderman hospitalized after collapsing at music fest
    A Chicago alderman is in the hospital Monday morning, after she collapsed in Englewood. Ald. Joann Thompson, Ward 16, was attending a two-day music festival in her name, when she suddenly passed out, just before 8 p.m. Sunday. She’s being...