| Jan 6, 2013
| 1:02 PM
An early morning shooting on the Dan Ryan Expressway near Canalport Avenue left a 22-year-old man dead and another man injured, authorities said.
Both men were traveling northbound in a Nissan Sentra when shots rang out about 2:35 a.m., Trooper Ivan...
| May 14, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Two suspects in a recent bank robbery were injured in a car crash on the Near West Side today, authorities said.
At 2:40 p.m., paramedics were called to Ogden Avenue and Madison Street and took two people in good condition to Rush University Medical...
| May 14, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Angelina Jolie's announcement Tuesday that a genetic predisposition to breast and ovarian cancer led her to undergo a preventive double mastectomy has raised both awareness about the procedure and concerns among physicians and other experts.
| Apr 29, 2013
| 8:11 AM
For roughly half a century, cabaret singer Jimmy Damon was practically ubiquitous in Chicago.
Clubs, concert halls, charity events, civic gatherings, awards presentations – somehow Damon always was there, dispatching the national anthem or...
| Feb 6, 2013
A recent study has found that females who stop having their periods before age 46 had a higher incidence of heart disease and stroke.
Doctors have long suspected that women who undergo early menopause might be at an increased risk for those medical...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 9:35 PM
The Leukemia Research Foundation, in cooperation with Loyola University Health System and the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP) hosts a FREE conference Saturday, May 5, …...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Rush University Medical Center just completed a massive, $654 million hospital as part of a $1 billion campaign to update its Near West Side campus. …...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Two nurses and Rush SurgiCenter have been fined by a state agency for violating radiation protection regulations after an investigation found that the nurses operated X-ray equipment they were not supposed to use.
By Illinois law, radiologic equipment...
| 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...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 8:26 AM
One firefighter had a health emergency while fighting a blaze that caused a boarded-up building in the East Garfield Park neighborhood to partially collapse, a Chicago Fire Department spokesman said.
The firefighter was transported to Rush University...
| May 31, 2012
| 9:22 AM
Dr. Nikhil Verma
Rush University Medical Center
1611 West Harrison Street
Dr. Verma's Injury Prevention Recommendations for Girls Fast Pitch Softball:
No more than 120 pitches in one game, on one day or...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 11:13 AM
A man was charged and two Chicago police officers hospitalized after a car and foot chase late Saturday that started with the man firing shots in the Bridgeport neighborhood and ended when his car got a flat on the Far South Side.