| Aug 24, 2011
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.
| Oct 24, 2011
| 2:08 PM
As word spread that Virginia Perillo had been badly beaten in her Bridgeport garage, the line into her hospital room never stopped.
There were doctors and nurses and many others she had touched over her 40 years as a nurse at Rush University Medical...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 8:36 AM
Please join The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for a patient program on myeloma on Wednesday, November 16th from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Dr. John Maciejewski, MD, PhD from Rush University Cancer Center will cover topics thatinclude an overview of Myeloma, such as...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 7:50 AM
Charlevoix has a new pediatrician. Dr. Rachel Newman recently joined Dr. Rod Tinney as the second pediatrician at Charlevoix Pediatrics and Charlevoix Area Hospital. Newman recently completed her residency at Rush University in Chicago. She has an medical...
| Nov 25, 2011
By the time she was 7, little Ilana Diamond knew she wanted to be a lawyer.
"I believed lawyers did good, from what my father told me," she says. "I still believe it."
As an infant, she and her parents had left their home in Latvia, fleeing Hitler....
| May 27, 2011
| 3:03 PM
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...
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
What a difference a quarter century (and a stint as a prisoner of war) makes! On Friday, McCain released his health records -- all 1137 pages of them, detailing a history of various cancerous melanomas, arthritis, prostate problems and......
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
by John McCormick In a letter released today by his campaign, Sen. Barack Obama's primary care physician said the presidential candidate has been in "excellent health" during the 21 years that he has been a patient. "Sen. Barack Obama is......
| Dec 9, 2008
| 4:24 PM
by Frank James Chicago Tribune healthcare writer Bruce Japsen reports that a Chicago neurosurgeon is being considered by President-elect Barack Obama for surgeon general: Chicago neurosurgeon Gail Rosseau, an early supporter of President-elect Barack...
| Sep 4, 2006
The link between good health and fish emerged in 1978, after a group of researchers from Denmark reported that the Inuit of northwest Greenland had one-tenth the death rate from heart attack as that of their Danish neighbors.
The scientists concluded...
| Jan 23, 2009
The next time you take a bite of a granola bar or gulp down an iced tea, take a look at the ingredient list. There's a decent chance it doesn't include cane or beet sugar, high-fructose corn syrup or honey, but rather something called agave nectar....
| Jan 26, 2009
You don't have to be poor or have a low income to qualify for discounts on hospital bills if you lose your job and health insurance.
Several hospitals in the Chicago area extend substantial price breaks automatically to anyone without medical coverage....