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Ann & Robert Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Brian Keller and Zach Quinn started "Love Your Melon," a non-profit that provides knit caps for cancer patients, as part of a class project. They're taking their project on a bus tour during a month-long break from college. (Credit: Mike Krauser)

College Students’ Cancer Charity Tour Comes To Chicago

Two college students’ class project has turned into a non-profit that aims to brighten the lives of young cancer patients, and – when possible – to put other college students in the patients’ shoes.

01/14/2014

The original Maurice Porter Memorial Hospital in 1882, which would later become Children's Memorial Hospital. (Credit: Tumblr)

Doctor Publishes Book Detailing History Of Children’s Memorial Hospital

As part of the series “Images of America,” Dr. Stanford Shulman compiled photographs of Children’s Memorial Hospital – now Lurie Children’s Hospital – tracing the hospital’s history, starting as an 8-bed cottage in 1882.

01/09/2014

Whitney Webster hugs one of her gifts. Whitney was with her mom, Joey Webster, at Lurie Children's Hospital.  (Credit: Regine Schlesinger)

A Child’s Legacy: A Merry Christmas For Sick Kids

Christmas came a week early for the children being treated at Lurie Childrens’ Hospital.

12/18/2013

Ann & Robert Lurie Children's Hospital, the new home of Children's Memorial Hospital, will open on Saturday, June 9, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Donation Makes It Easier For Parents To Visit Lurie Children’s Hospital

Parents of an infant who didn’t make it want to make it easier for other parents to visit their babies in intensive care, reports WBBM’s John Cody.

09/30/2013

When officials declare an Air Quality Action Day due to high ozone levels, those who exercise vigorously outdoors are at increased risk of breathing problems, as are children, the elderly, and those with lung diseases such as asthma. (Credit: CBS)

Extreme Heat Brings Air Quality Action Warning For Chicago

Thursday’s extreme heat brings double trouble to the Chicago area. Not only is the heat dangerous, but the air conditions could make it hard for some people to breathe.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2012

The new 15-story, 86-room Ronald McDonald House in Streeterville is the largest Ronald McDonald House in the world. (Credit: CBS)

New Ronald McDonald House To Open In Streeterville

Officials will cut the ribbon on Tuesday for a new 15-story Ronald McDonald House in Streeterville, the largest of its kind.

CBS Chicago–06/25/2012

Children's Memorial Hospital

Fullerton Avenue To Close All Day Saturday As Children’s Memorial Moves

A full 130 years after opening its first facility in the Lincoln Park neighborhood, Children’s Memorial Hospital is leaving the neighborhood behind for a shiny new facility in Streeterville.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2012

Ann & Robert Lurie Children's Hospital, the new home of Children's Memorial Hospital, will open on Saturday, June 9, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Kids Help Cut Ribbon On New Home For Children’s Memorial Hospital

Patients at Children’s Memorial Hospital helped cut the ribbon Monday on the hospital’s new $855 million home in Streeterville.

CBS Chicago–06/04/2012

Kevin's Garden, an open space at the new Lurie Children's Hospital, is named after Kevin Daley, the late son of former Mayor Richard M. Daley. Kevin died from spina bifida in 1981. The space named in his honor gives patients a space to enjoy sunlight and fresh air while at the hospital. (Credit: CBS)

New Children’s Hospital Dedicates Garden In Honor Of Kevin Daley

It was an emotional moment for former Mayor Richard M. Daley on Tuesday, as a haven for hospitalized kids was dedicated at the new Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.

CBS 2–04/17/2012

Chicago Police helicopter (Credit: CBS)

Lawsuit Seeks To Block Construction Of New Children’s Memorial Heliport

Citing safety concerns, a new lawsuit seeks to prevent Children’s Memorial Hospital from opening its long-planned heliport atop its new home in Streeterville.

CBS Chicago–12/22/2011

Mayor Rahm Emanuel discusses his time as a top aide to both President Bill Clinton and President Barack Obama. (Credit: CBS)

Emanuel: Heliport Reform Needed, But Children’s Hospital Should Have One

Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants City officials to overhaul Chicago’s regulations governing heliports, something he says his long overdue.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2011

Helicopter Blade (Photo credit: ANTONIO SCORZA/AFP/Getty Images)

Anonymous Letter: Pilots Won’t Use New Children’s Memorial Helipad

Opponents say they have new ammunition in their fight against a helipad at the new Children’s Memorial Hospital complex, which is now under construction in Streeterville.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2011