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  • 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...
  • Body of woman pulled from Chicago River on Near West Side

    Body of woman pulled from Chicago River on Near West Side
    Divers recovered a body in the Chicago River this afternoon on the Near West Side.Paramedics and divers responded at 1:20 p.m. to the river off Roosevelt Road and Lumber Street, according to Fire Media Affairs Director Larry Langford. The victim was...
  • 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...
  • Behind our story about medical errors, and resources to help prevent them

    Behind our story about medical errors, and resources to help prevent them
    No one likes to make mistakes. But in the meticulous world of medicine, making a mistake can be especially serious – potentially fatal. A medical error resulting in death is probably every patient's and health professional’s worst nightmare....
  • 2 in 5 children experience 'baby bottle tooth decay,' CDC says

    2 in 5 children experience 'baby bottle tooth decay,' CDC says
    A leading culprit in the development of childhood tooth decay is a baby's bottle, dentists say. Tooth decay, often referred to in children as baby bottle tooth decay, remains the most common chronic disease in children. According to the Centers for...
  • 2 cop cars collide in high-speed chase

    2 cop cars collide in high-speed chase
    Two Chicago police cars crashed into each other in a high-speed chase that began when a suspect's vehicle ran into another police car. Several officers were injured but none seriously. The destruction started about 1:12 a.m. when a suspect's vehicle...
  • Shootings wound 10-year-old girl, 11 others, across city

    Shootings wound 10-year-old girl, 11 others, across city
    At least 12 people were wounded by gunfire in 11 separate incidents since about 8 p.m. Friday night on the city's South and West sides, according to Chicago police. A 10-year-old girl was shot in the leg and suffered a graze wound after a bullet went...
  • Boxing safety questioned after brush with death

    Boxing safety questioned after brush with death
    Boxer Rita Figueroa lasted all six rounds of her last fight before the bell rang and she headed to the locker room. But the 40-year-old fighter was not well. A painful headache developed, then nausea and vomiting. She couldn't sign for her check to get...
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