Lurie Children’s Hospital
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.
Medical researchers from around the world, and here in Chicago, are working on ways to make children less sensitive to the foods they’re allergic to.
Young patients at Lurie’s Children’s Hospital got a surprise Friday when members of a window cleaning came to work dress in unusual uniforms.
No surgery has been performed on the patients at the clinic, but it is not out of the question in the future for older teenagers – with parental consent.
A couple of hundred patients at Lurie Children’s Hospital had a little brighter day today after being greeted by Mrs. Claus as she delivered thousands of toys and other gifts.
He had surgery before he was even born; then more surgeries after, due to a rare heart defect. But a 6-week old baby fighting for life at Lurie Children’s Hospital is beating the odds.
A survey of Illinois high school students indicates that younger white teenage girls are the most likely of any demographic to be bullied.
Ribbon-cutting is set for Tuesday morning in Streeterville for the new Ronald McDonald House, a place to stay for the families of patients at the new Lurie Children’s Hospital.