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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,...
  • 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...
  • Death of Jefferson Park baby ruled homicide

    Death of Jefferson Park baby ruled homicide
    An autopsy conducted today found that a 3-month-old girl died of multiple injuries due to child abuse. The Cook County medical examiner's office ruled the death of Jayden Tufele, of the 5100 block of West Ainslie Avenue, a homicide. Jayden's parents...
  • Father gets $2M bail in killing of daughter, 3 months

    Father gets $2M bail in killing of daughter, 3 months
    A Northwest Side man admitted to investigators he shook his 3-month-old daughter, fatally injuring her, after he bumped her head against a wall twice and she would not stop crying, prosecutors said today. Jovanni Tufele, of the 5100 block of West Ainslie...
  • Halloween can be scary for families of food-allergic kids

    Halloween can be scary for families of food-allergic kids
    Jenny Kales spent the last few hours of a recent Halloween night scraping from her front stoop the peanut butter candies that trick-or-treaters had dropped in their dashes from door to door. She's not an obsessive cleaner, mind you, just a mother of a...
  • 5 injured, including 4 children, on I-94 near Armitage

    5 injured, including 4 children, on I-94 near Armitage
    Five people, including four children, were hospitalized in serious-to-critical condition this morning after an SUV they were in was cut off by another vehicle and rolled over several times on the northbound lanes of I-94, officials said. The accident...
  • Man killed, boys 10 and 14 wounded in separate shootings

    Man killed, boys 10 and 14 wounded in separate shootings
    A 10-year-old boy and another 14 were wounded and a 20-year-old man killed in separate shootings Monday night.  A spokesman for the Cook County medical examiner's office said Daniel Cisneros, of the 4200 block of South Campbell Avenue, was pronounced...