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Children's Memorial Hospital

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  • DUI charge for woman who hit dozen cars, hospital building

    DUI charge for woman who hit dozen cars, hospital building
    A Lincoln Park woman's blood alcohol content was nearly three times the legal limit when her SUV plowed into a dozen parked cars as well as an office building at Children's Memorial Hospital, sending herself and another person to the hospital, authorities...
  • Baby born with rare brain tumor faces chemotherapy

    Baby born with rare brain tumor faces chemotherapy
    Sue and Ben Erickson thought they were prepared after learning that their baby could be born with physical or mental disabilities. An ultrasound during the 36th week of pregnancy revealed an excess of cerebral fluid on the unborn infant's brain, but the...
  • Doctors caution against overreacting to kids' wetting problems

    Doctors caution against overreacting to kids' wetting problems
    Jaylin was a real trooper, learning to go the night without an accident by age 2. But when she turned 3, the Aurora girl started having nighttime accidents again and periodically wet her pants during the day. Though the girl's mom has tried withholding...
  • First Look for Charity takes its 21st victory lap

    First Look for Charity takes its 21st victory lap
    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,...
  • 175 years of memorable, horrible, humorous and remarkable events that shaped Chicago

    175 years of memorable, horrible, humorous and remarkable events that shaped Chicago
    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. Some events...
  • WLS-Ch. 7 GM and dean of Chicago TV executives is sinking her teeth into latest challenge

    WLS-Ch. 7 GM and dean of Chicago TV executives is sinking her teeth into latest challenge
    When Oprah Winfrey announced last fall that she would be abdicating her throne after 25 years as the queen of daytime television, it prompted months of tears, long goodbyes and hand-wringing. And that was just among some of the TV executives who carried...
  • 1-year-old girl shot in head in South Chicago

    1-year-old girl shot in head in South Chicago
    A 1-year-old girl is fighting for her life after being shot in the head this morning on a street in the South Chicago neighborhood, police said. The incident happened about 8:11 a.m. at 84th Street and Muskegon Avenue, where the child and her 15-year-old...
  • 5th Annual Stop for Maya Walk

    5th Annual Stop for Maya Walk
    The 5th Annual Walk for Maya is a 1 mile leisurely walk through the gardens of Lincoln Park in honor of Maya Hirsch, who was tragically killed while crossing a street in Lincoln Park, hit by a driver who ignored a stop sign. The event will take place on...
  • Illinois Medicaid's managed care effort stumbles

    Illinois Medicaid's managed care effort stumbles
    It can take years for people with cerebral palsy, autism, schizophrenia or Down syndrome to find trusted physicians to oversee their health. Now, families and advocates say, those medical relationships are being threatened as Illinois rolls out a new...
  • Pinkeye test to get Chicago-area trial

    Pinkeye test to get Chicago-area trial
    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...
  • Black race, African ancestry tied to food allergies

    Black race, African ancestry tied to food allergies
    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...