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University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago

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  • Man shot on Near West Side

    Man shot on Near West Side
    A man was shot multiple times in the chest Monday night in the Tri-Taylor neighborhood, police said. The victim, a man in his 30s, told police he was shot three times in the chest in the 900 block of South Claremont Avenue about 7 p.m., according to...
  • Several people hurt in senior high-rise fire

    Several people hurt in senior high-rise fire
    Several people were injured this morning in an extra-alarm fire at a senior citizen high-rise on the West Side. One person was taken to the University of Illinois Medical Center in serious condition.  Four others were taken to area hospitals with what is...
  • Police: Cousins attacked man with pepper spray, stole his iPad

    Police: Cousins attacked man with pepper spray, stole his iPad
    Two cousins are accused of discharging pepper spray into the face of a New Jersey man riding the Orange Line and taking his iPad Monday morning on the Southwest Side, authorities said. Judge James Brown set bail today at $500,000 for Thomas Garner, 18,...
  • 'Mystery Patients' Uncover Medical Errors

    'Mystery Patients' Uncover Medical Errors
    The elderly man was emaciated, so hospital physicians were running a series of tests for cancer, a common cause of weight loss in older patients. Dr. Saul Weiner suspected something else might be going on. "Where are you living?" he remembers inquiring....
  • Conjoined twins lose battle for life

    Conjoined twins lose battle for life
    It was the day that Brianna Manns, mother of conjoined twins Kameron and Kaydon Hayes, had long dreaded. The sons she had sought to keep alive for more than 16 months were dying. The infants were fighting an infection. Their shared heart was beating...
  • HPV vaccination rates low nationwide

    HPV vaccination rates low nationwide
    Because most cervical cancer cases and some less common malignancies are caused by human papillomavirus, or HPV, area physicians and public health experts were thrilled when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2006 approved the first vaccine to...
  • Undocumented immigrant's hospital stay stretches to 2 years

    Undocumented immigrant's hospital stay stretches to 2 years
    Instead of bouquets of freshly cut flowers, potted houseplants line the windowsill in hospital Room 537. Like a hostess in her own home, Barbara Latasiewicz offers visitors beverages from the minifridge given to her by hospital staff one Christmas. After...
  • Green Ribbon Motorcycle Ride & Rally

    Green Ribbon Motorcycle Ride & Rally
    Thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts and baseball fans will gather with friends and family on Sunday, June 12 for the Ninth Annual Green Ribbon Motorcycle Ride & Rally. The event will offer a day of fun-filled family activities including live music, food,...
  • Conjoined Twins Celebrate Milestone

    Conjoined Twins Celebrate Milestone
    A baby's first birthday--a big day in any household. This year, for one family, the party took place at University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago. Twin boys turned one … against all odds. The toddlers are conjoined twins. Doctors are amazed at...
  • Defying the odds, conjoined twins in Chicago celebrate their first birthday

    Defying the odds, conjoined twins in Chicago celebrate their first birthday
    Defying the odds, conjoined twins born critically ill last year in University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago have reached a major milestone: their first birthday. Doctors did not expect Kaydon and Kameron Hayes to live this long, and even had...
  • Family of woman who died after a medical error joins hospital's safety panel

    Family of woman who died after a medical error joins hospital's safety panel
    Michelle Malizzo Ballog was nervous as hospital staff wheeled her into surgery to replace a temporary stent in her liver. In a procedure two weeks earlier, also at University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago, she had awakened too early from the...
  • Specialty dental care remains out of reach for many poor Illinois children

    Specialty dental care remains out of reach for many poor Illinois children
    A smile revealing rows of healthy white teeth spreads across 8-year-old Maria McCarthy's face. Confident and poised, the Skokie girl smiles easily. But five years ago, when she arrived as a foster child at the home of Michael and Ana McCarthy, her baby...