| Sep 5, 2011
| 8:20 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a new study of two-year-olds in Boston, black kids were twice as likely as white kids to have an immune response to foods such as peanuts, milk, and eggs, and almost four times as likely to have a "sensitization" to three or...
| Aug 31, 2011
An upcoming clinical trial could help show if a test kit for a common eye ailment will save consumers money and reduce faulty diagnoses, health experts say.
Conjunctivitis, better known as pinkeye and most prevalent in children, causes inflammation of...
| Oct 12, 2011
For Halloween revelers, turning their eyes from blue to otherworldly with over-the-counter, decorative contact lenses may enhance holiday fun, but health experts warn these devices can lead to serious vision-threatening problems.
According to the Food...
| Oct 7, 2010
| 7:24 PM
Nine-year-old Jeremiah Clark survived for years not being able to walk, talk, go to the bathroom by himself or eat without a feeding tube.
But ultimately he could not survive living at Alden Village North.
One morning last year, when the facility for...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 12:37 PM
The Chicago Auto Show opened a 10-day public run with its 21st First Look for Charity at McCormick Place on Feb. 9.
This tuxedo-mandatory gala, attended by 8,000, raised more than $2 million for 18 local nonprofits that included the 100 Club of Chicago,...
| Mar 4, 2012
On March 4, 1837, exactly 175 years ago, Chicago was incorporated. Not that Flashback needed a reason, but we took this occasion to compile a very long list of events, year by year and decade by decade, that helped shape this great city.
| May 7, 2012
A month from now, the new Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago will open it's doors. But a chosen few have already seen it, including Keenan Cahill, the west suburban teenager with a worldwide following for his lip-syncing videos. Keenan...
| May 30, 2012
| 8:38 AM
Event Date : July 26, 2012, 7:00pm
Location : Diversey Harbor in Lincoln Park (2430 N. Cannon Drive, Chicago)
Web site : http://www.runforgus.org
Description : Join the fight against pediatric brain tumors at the 10th Annual Run for Gus 5K Run / 1 Mile...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 10:18 AM
More than 700 people attended the ribbon cutting ceremony Monday for the new Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago.
It's all made possible by a $100 million gift from philanthropist Ann Lurie. More than 250,000 others also made...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 1:18 PM
After 130 yearsChildren's Memorial Hospitalhas outgrown its location in Lincoln Park and more than 700 people attended the ribbon cutting today for the new Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital.
The 23-story building makes Lurie Children’s...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 1:00 PM
The move of patients from Children's Memorial Hospital in Lincoln Park to the new Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital in Streeterville will mean road closures for much of Saturday, the city announced today.
Fullerton Avenue will be closed from...