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Rajat Prakash (Photo courtesy of Oak Lawn Police)

Doctor’s Fondling Victim Grateful Physician Has Lost His License

November 2011: Stacy Rowland was being treated for a serious flare-up of her multiple sclerosis. Her doctor, at Advocate Christ Medical Center, was Rajat Prakash. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

08/07/2014

File Photo Of Surgeons At Work. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Doctor Bolsters Claims Of Unnecessary Heart Procedures

One area cardiologist, Arvind Gandhi, is already being sued. Now, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov has learned, the allegations could be the tip of a very large iceberg.

05/15/2014

Teleka Patrick (Credit: Facebook)

Body Found In Indiana Lake IDed As Missing Michigan Doctor

A body found in a lake in Porter, Ind., over the weekend has been identified as a missing doctor from Kalamazoo, Mich.

04/09/2014

Charles Dehaan (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Doctor Charged With Sexually Assaulting Bedridden Patient

Bail was set at $250,000 on Sunday for a doctor accused of sexually assaulting a bedridden 61-year-old Des Plaines woman during home visits at her residence over the course of three years.

03/24/2014

Charles S. Dehaan (Des Plaines Police)

Police: Doctor Fondled Handicapped Woman During Home Visits

Charles S. Dehaan, 59, was charged Friday with aggravated criminal sexual assault and aggravated criminal sexual abuse against a physically handicapped person, both felonies.

03/21/2014

Does My Health Insurance Work Outside Of The United States?

Most health plans do not cover medical services outside of the United States.

03/20/2014

Who Can I Contact With Problems About My Insurer?

Under the Affordable Care Act, consumers have the right to appeal decisions made by their health insurance company.

03/20/2014

How Do I Choose A Doctor?

Finding a new primary care physician takes time, patience and research. Start by considering your personal needs.

02/26/2014

Where Can I Get Care?

Your insurance company and state government maintain directories of doctors. These can be great starting places for learning where to get care.

02/23/2014

A doctor wears a stethoscope during an examination (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Doctor, Healthcare CEO Charged In Multi-Million Dollar Scam

The boss of a Chicago-based healthcare firm is a fraudster who oversaw a massive scam to overbill for doctors’ house calls in six states, federal authorities alleged Tuesday.

08/27/2013

John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County

Stroger Hospital Doctor Accused Of Assaulting Patients

An arrest warrant has been issued for a doctor from Chicago’s Stroger Hospital, on allegations he sexually assaulted two patients during gynecological exams.

05/02/2013

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More Charges Could Be Coming Against Doctor Accused Of Sexual Battery

Police in Northwest Indiana may be filing more charges against a former Chicago doctor accused of sexual battery, reports WBBM”s Veronica Carter.

03/18/2013

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Skokie Doctor Accused Of Taping College Athletes In Locker Room

A Skokie doctor is accused of videotaping male college wrestlers in the locker room of a community college in Michigan.

CBS 2–01/30/2013

Jimmy Harris (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Ex-Convict Charged With Stabbing Man Off Mag Mile

Jimmy Harris, 56, of Chicago, was charged with one count of attempted first-degree murder, two counts of aggravated battery, and one count of aggravated unlawful restraint, according to police.

11/19/2012

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Guide To Choosing A Pediatrician

Oftentimes, it’s one of the last things to cross a newly pregnant mother’s mind, but finding the right pediatrician before baby meets the world can help ease the new mom and dad into parenthood by having a trusted practitioner on their side the moment baby arrives. Here’s a guide to finding the right practitioner for your family.

03/21/2012

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NU Doctor: Take Study On Germs With A Grain Of Salt

A new study conducted in Chicago and several other cities finds that gas pumps, mailboxes and escalator rails are among surfaces teeming with germs.

CBS Chicago–10/25/2011

Dr. Promila Mehta-Paul (Credit: CBS)

Judge Refuses To Appoint Guardian For Missing Doctor’s Estate

A judge has refused a request by the sons of missing Northwest Indiana doctor Promila Mehta-Paul to name a legal guardian for her estate.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2011

Dr. Promila Mehta-Paul (Credit: CBS)

Police: Missing Doctor’s Son Has Criminal Record

Police in Northwest Indiana say the more time that goes by, the more likely it is that foul play may have been involved in the disappearance of a 70-year-old eye doctor.

CBS Chicago–04/07/2011

Dr. Promila Mehta-Paul (Credit: CBS)

Few New Details In Case Of Missing Doctor

Munster police continue to sift through evidence gathered from two homes searched earlier to glean clues in the disappearance of Munster ophthalmologist Promila Mehta-Paul.

04/02/2011

Dr. Promila Mehta-Paul (Credit: CBS)

Search For Missing Doctor Continues

The search continues for a missing 70-year-old northwest Indiana ophthalmologist, who disappeared 10 days ago.

CBS Chicago–03/31/2011

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