Lurie Children’s Hospital
Excessive teen drinking spikes around the city’s major music festivals, with Lollapalooza being by far the heaviest, according to a study by Lurie Children’s Hospital.
Musical festival season is upon us and two doctors from Lurie Children’s Hospital found a troublesome connection between Lollapalooza and teenage binge drinking.
An Evanston man was charged with aggravated battery to an infant after police say he admitted to shaking his 24-day-old daughter who would not stop crying, police said.
WBBM’s Steve Miller spoke with adults who underwent surgery as newborns and faced a lifetime of grief.
It is the first question people ask new parents. But as WBBM’s Steve Miller reports, for one birth in 4,500, there is no clear answer: Is it a boy or a girl?
It’s the third year that the hospital’s “Handfuls of Love” program is collecting cards for children who are hospitalized. Lurie spokeswoman Amanda Salhoot said it’s a way of letting them escape their illness for a bit.
More than 2,500 people have been climbing the 1,643 steps to the top of the Aon Center Sunday to benefit Lurie Children’s Hospital. Some did it more than once.
12-year old Matthew Jazwinski is a 7th grader at Cary Junior High School. He’s also a cardiac patient at Lurie Children’s Hospital.
Just two weeks ago, right before winter break, area hospitals saw a rise in pediatric patients with the flu.
Chicago’s archbishop spent part of his Christmas Eve with sick children and their families who can’t be home for the holiday, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports, researchers at Lurie Children’s Hospital are conducting a study that may give patients other options in the future. But does it work?
Child safety advocates said they’ve seen progress in recent years, but there’s still “Trouble in Toyland” this holiday season.
Pediatricians have recommended the Chicago Public Schools start classes for high school and middle school students later in the day, so students can get more sleep, but with Mayor Rahm Emanuel rebuffing such efforts, some doctors have offered other ideas for improving student performance.
Several doctors and consumer advocates in Chicago on Thursday warned there’s a much bigger threat to Americans’ health than Ebola: drug-resistant bacteria.
Medical personnel in Chicago said they are using “an abundance of caution” for two patients being evaluated for Ebola, even though neither has been diagnosed with the disease, after each of them became sick on separate flights from Liberia to O’Hare International Airport.
Rizzo helps run the Anthony Rizzo Foundation that supports cancer research.
A cancer survivor himself, Rizzo’s passion is helping sick children and their families through his foundation.
Bella Rodrigues has been at Lurie Children’s Hospital, since January 20th. As the 7 year-old fights a mystery virus that’s ravaging her heart, hundreds of people fill a New Lenox Culver’s to raise money for her mounting medical bills.
Santa paid a visit today to some children who are happy to be celebrating Christmas out of the hospital, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
They are the King and Queen of self-promotion, and while cynics might question all of their motives, everyone here at Lurie Children’s Hospital is very grateful.