| 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...
| Aug 26, 2011
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...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 9:27 AM
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...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 9:13 PM
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...
| Aug 29, 2011
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...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 10:59 AM
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.
| Nov 1, 2011
| 12:51 AM
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...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 12:19 PM
Two men have been charged in the shooting of a 10-year-old boy who was wounded Halloween night in the city's Albany Park neighborhood.
Cruz Perez, 22, of the 3800 block of West Foster Avenue, and Steven Figueroa, 18, of the 3000 block of West Gunnison...
| Nov 22, 2011
When Susan Sadauskas turned her back for a few moments on her 15-month-old son, Max, the Ohio mom never imagined that the toddler would make his way to the remote control for her stereo, remove its coin-shaped battery and swallow it.
So when she later...
| Nov 25, 2011
Maggie Daley, who dedicated herself to children's issues and the arts while also zealously guarding her family's privacy during 22 years as Chicago's first lady, died on Thursday, Nov. 24, more than nine years after she was diagnosed with breast cancer....
| Nov 24, 2011
| 8:03 PM
Maggie Daley, who dedicated herself to children’s issues and the arts while also zealously guarding her family’s privacy during 22 years as Chicago’s First Lady, died a little after 6 p.m. Thursday, more than nine years after she was...