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  • AMA building sold to Boston investment firm for $140M

    AMA building sold to Boston investment firm for $140M
    The distinctive, 29-story office tower at 515 N. State St. in River North is set to be sold by an investment group led by Swiss bank UBS to Boston-based real estate investment firm Beacon Capital Partners for close to $140 million, according to sources close to the deal.
  • Children will get access to medical marijuana in Illinois

    Children will get access to medical marijuana in Illinois
    Children who live in Illinois will be allowed access to medical marijuana in the new year under rules announced by state officials Tuesday. Those younger than 18 will need permission from a parent or legal guardian, must get the drug through an adult...

    Dr. Leon E. Kassel, internal medicine physician, dies at 92

    Dr. Leon E. Kassel, internal medicine physician, dies at 92
    Dr. Leon E. Kassel, a retired internal medicine physician who set up and ran the outpatient program at Sinai Hospital, died Dec. 2 of congestive heart failure. He was 92. Known for his diligent care for his patients, Dr. Kassel was a resident of the...

    Time to ease rule on blood donations from gay men

    A 1980s-era ban on blood donations by most gay men is out of step with current science, which has developed faster and more accurate tests for HIV-infected blood. An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which is considering the blood...

    Dr. Vivek Murthy, Obama's nominee for surgeon general, faces tough fight

    The shadow of C. Everett Koop looms large at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Much has changed since he started here in 1946, but his fundamental discoveries in our discipline inform our work daily. And Koop was not reticent. Moved that even the...