| Oct 17, 2012
Considering how many people eat too much and exercise too little, it's not surprising that nearly 67 million Americans have high blood pressure. But here's the asterisk: 36 million of them do not have it under control, even though most know they have...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 5:56 AM
Four people were injured in a three-car crash on the inbound Eisenhower Expressway near Racine Avenue this morning, according to police and the Chicago Fire Department.
The accident occurred about 6:45 a.m., according to an Illinois State Police District...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 7:25 AM
Seven children were taken to hospitals for observation after a school bus hit a median on the Near West Side this morning.
The bus hit the median around 8:05 a.m. at Hoyne Avenue and Madison Street as it swerved to avoid another vehicle, said Chicago...
| Mar 19, 2013
A family of drug-resistant bacteria that experts say kills up to 50 percent of people infected is spreading in Chicago and elsewhere, prompting doctors and public health officials to step up efforts to protect patients.
Infections caused by these...
| 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...
| Mar 13, 2013
Researchers from Loyola University Chicago said they have developed a mutant form of a protein that seems to cure mice of vitiligo, a skin condition found in millions of people around the world.
Vitiligo causes irregular, white patches of skin, which...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 5, 2010
MIAMI - When her parents told her that she had to eat her dinner, Holly Zimmerman burst into hysterical tears and screams. Then, after several hours, the once docile third-grader leaped from her seat and tried to stab them with a fork.
"This is a...