| Oct 9, 2012
| 5:42 PM
Distraction. It's both dangerous and deadly. On the roads we've watched the number of fatalities rise from distracted drivers. Now, emergency room doctors say they are seeing a new surge in injuries -- children getting hurt because their parents are...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 12:46 PM
On the fence about an advanced degree?
Looking down the road at the stress, juggling and homework and not always being able to see where that road leads can be a deterrent. But, adults in a variety of fields who have returned to school to pursue their...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 4:12 PM
The next steps for Francis Cardinal George as he faces another battle with cancer. We spoke with a local oncologist who helped explain the type of treatment the cardinal will begin next week, and the side effects he'll likely experience.
It's been six...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 8:06 AM
HOT TOPICS IN BREAST CANCER: 2012 June 29-June 30, 2012
Friday, June 29th 5:30pm-8:00pm
Wellness House welcomes Geralyn Lucas, cancer survivor and author of "Why I Wore Lipstick to My Mastectomy" to kick off this year's event on June 29th. Diagnosed...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 2:39 PM
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle continued Wednesday to put her imprint on county government by appointing new members to the board overseeing the county’s vast public health system.
At the Health and Hospitals System board, Preckwinkle...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 8:08 AM
Whether accurate or not, most people have a mental picture of what a drug abuser might look like —that image is rarely their grandma or grandpa.
According to research by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), the percentage of Americans age...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 9:40 PM
A 54-year-old hit-and-run victim from earlier this month on the West Side died Thursday afternoon, authorities said.
Darryl Lincoln, of the 7400 block of South Coles Avenue, was walking south on Francisco Avenue when he was struck by a minivan as he...
| 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...
| Feb 1, 2012
Rhonda Moore has her health back.
Diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in 2009, Moore, 58, has reduced her blood glucose levels significantly through healthy eating and daily exercise. But a lack of supermarkets in her North Chicago neighborhood makes it...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 4:05 AM
Two young children and a Chicago firefighter suffered minor injuries in an early morning fire in the Little Village neighborhood on the West Side.
The fire began in the basement of a two-story home in the 2800 block of South Kedvale Avenue sometime...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 10:06 AM
Two children and a firefighter are in the hospital this morning after a fire in the Little Village neighborhood.
It started about 3:30 a.m. in a two story apartment building in the 2,800 block of South Kedvale Avenue.
A 7-year old girl and a 10-year old...
| Sep 23, 2012
Some patients painstakingly vet their surgeons to find a highly skilled professional to perform their operation, only to discover later that they didn't get the person they wanted or expected.
A different physician can step in for legitimate reasons,...