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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Many parents turn child safety seat around too soon

    Many parents turn child safety seat around too soon
    A recent study showing that parents are turning car seats forward too early supports the need for ongoing education efforts on child passenger safety, public health and safety experts say. The University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National...
  • As the flu season gets under way, health experts urge vaccination, tout new choices

    As the flu season gets under way, health experts urge vaccination, tout new choices
    It's the time of year once again for body aches, intense coughing and fever — common symptoms of seasonal flu. But the good news is that more and more people are getting flu shots, guarding them against complications that could land them in the...
  • Beware decorative contact lenses

    Beware decorative contact lenses
    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...