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Can I Pay For Contacts Or Glasses With My Health Insurance?

Some insurance plans may include coverage for contacts and glasses, though most don’t.


How Do I Choose A Doctor?

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


How Do I Use My Health Insurance?

A main goal of Obamacare is to switch the nation’s healthcare system from one that focuses on treating illness to one that works to prevent illness and promote health and longevity.


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.


Richard Wallace, 66, was allegedly brutally beaten by seven security guards when he attempted to discharge himself from Advocate's Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. (Submitted photo)

Libertyville Man, 66, Claims Attack By Hospital Security

A lawsuit claims that a 66-year-old Libertyville man suffering a mini-stroke was threatened, beaten and even bitten by a group of security guards at Advocate Condell Medical Center after attempting to leave following a wait of more than six hours.


Court Generic

$4.7M Judgment Against St James Hospital, ER Doctor

A Cook County Circuit Court jury has awarded $4.7 million to the family of a 49-year-old woman who was left brain dead after emergency room doctors at St. James Hospital of Olympia Fields failed to open her airways seven years ago


Photo Of Hospital Room (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Hospitals Already Seeing Patients Suffering From Heat Wave

This summer’s first serious heat wave is already causing problems for a lot of people. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports that at Stroger Hospital, doctors are seeing more heat-related health issues.


A new 14-story hospital at Rush University Medical Center was dedicated on Dec. 8, 2011. It opened in January 2012. (Credit: CBS)

New State-Of-The-Art Emergency Room Opens At Rush

The first phase of the opening of the new Rush University Medical Center began Friday, as the hospital’s state-of-the-art emergency department begins operating.

CBS Chicago–01/06/2012

Joel Quenneville

Report: Quenneville Suffered Internal Bleeding

Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville is recovering Tuesday night after experiencing what is described as severe discomfort while at his suburban Chicago home.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2011

Joel Quenneville

Quenneville Recovering In Hospital

Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville was sent to the emergency room Tuesday night after experiencing what is described as severe discomfort while at his suburban Chicago home.


Provident Hospital of Cook County

Ambulance Runs End At Provident Hospital

Effective now, Provident Hospital of Cook County is no longer accepting ambulances at its emergency room.

CBS Chicago–02/15/2011

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Protesters Ask U Of C Hospitals To Reopen Trauma Center

As Provident Hospital postponed its decision to stop accepting ambulance runs, protesters called on the nearby University of Chicago Hospitals to restore its adult emergency room to trauma center status.

WBBM Newsradio–01/15/2011

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Provident Hospital Won’t Accept Ambulance Runs

Provident Hospital of Cook County plans to drastically reduce its emergency services starting Saturday when it will no longer accept ambulance runs.


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Man Makes Off With Wife’s Car While She’s In ER

A man is accused of breaking his wife’s nose, then stealing her car while she was in the emergency room.