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  • Childhood obesity declining in preschool-age kids

    Childhood obesity declining in preschool-age kids
    In the fight against childhood obesity, there is bad news and good.
  • Illinois hospitals face fines over readmissions

    Illinois hospitals face fines over readmissions
    Some of the Chicago area's most prominent research hospitals — and others that serve its poorest residents — face significant penalties from Medicare for having too many patients in recent years return for a second visit within a month of...

    Enterovirus threat bans kids from maternity units

    Enterovirus threat bans kids from maternity units
    For nine long months, 3-year-old Dominick Mastrino excitedly prepared for his upcoming role as a big brother. But when baby sister Vera Antoinette finally arrived at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital last week weighing 7 pounds, 10 ounces, the fact that she was...

    Christopher R. Wood, chief medical information officer, Loyola University Health System

    Christopher R. Wood, chief medical information officer, Loyola University Health System
    Christopher R. Wood, M.D., has been named chief medical information officer at Maywood-based Loyola University Health System. In the new role, he will help physicians use data to improve care for their patients. Before joining Loyola, Wood, a family...

    Cancer risk drives debate over hysterectomy tool

    Cancer risk drives debate over hysterectomy tool
    Last year Martha Montalvo-Ariri underwent a routine hysterectomy to help treat painful uterine fibroids. During surgery, her doctor used a morcellator, a device that cuts the tissue into pieces so it can be removed through small incisions. Ten days...