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  • Uncontrolled hypertension can lead to heart disease, strokes and death

    Uncontrolled hypertension can lead to heart disease, strokes and death
    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...
  • Four hurt in crash on Eisenhower near Racine

    Four hurt in crash on Eisenhower near Racine
    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...
  • 7 kids taken to hospitals after school bus hits median

    7 kids taken to hospitals after school bus hits median
    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...
  • Antibiotic-resistant bacteria called CRE small in number but seen as deadly threat

     Antibiotic-resistant bacteria called CRE small in number but seen as deadly threat
    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...
  • 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...
  • Mutant protein offers promise of skin disease cure

    Mutant protein offers promise of skin disease cure
    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...
  • Advanced education can fast track career growth

    Advanced education can fast track career growth
    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...
  • The Cardinal's Cancer Treatment

    The Cardinal's Cancer Treatment
    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...
  • 2 children, firefighter hurt in Little Village fire

    2 children, firefighter hurt in Little Village fire
    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...
  • 2 children, firefighter injured in fire on the West side

    2 children, firefighter injured in fire on the West side
    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...
  • 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...
  • New family therapy for anorexia

    New family therapy for anorexia
    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...