Lurie Children’s Hospital

Funky fashion and lots of mud, here's a photo recap of Lollapalooza. Find more photos at B96 Chicago! (Photo by Randall Starr/ B96 Chicago)

The Worst Weekends For Heavy Teen Drinking In Chicago

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.

07/29/2015

Fans are evacuated from Grant park due to an approaching storm during 2012 Lollapalooza at Grant Park on August 4, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Doctors Raise Concerns Over Link Between Lollapalooza, Teenage Binge Drinking

Musical festival season is upon us and two doctors from Lurie Children’s Hospital found a troublesome connection between Lollapalooza and teenage binge drinking.

04/27/2015

Carlos Jaimes (Credit: Evanston Police)

Evanston Man Charged With Shaking Newborn

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.

02/25/2015

Alexis Minkler. (Credit: Alexis Minkler)

Surgery Performed At Birth A Source Of Grief For Woman Born Intersex

WBBM’s Steve Miller spoke with adults who underwent surgery as newborns and faced a lifetime of grief.

02/13/2015

Dr. Earl Cheng. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Parents Of Intersex Children Faced With Difficult Question

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?

02/09/2015

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

Lurie Children’s Hospital Collecting Valentines For Sick Kids

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.

02/05/2015

More than 2,500 people climbed the stairs at the Aon Center Sunday to raise money for Lurie Children's Hospital. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Thousands Climb Aon Center Stairs To Benefit Lurie Children’s Hospital

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.

01/25/2015

Matthew Jazwinski and the rest of his band Pulse Beat.

Teen Band Rocks For A Cause

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.

01/07/2015

Flu vaccine and a syringe are displayed on a table. (Photo by Robert Giroux/Getty Images)

Amid Flu Epidemic, Doctors Warn Parents To Protect Kids Going Back To School

Just two weeks ago, right before winter break, area hospitals saw a rise in pediatric patients with the flu.

01/02/2015

Archbishop Blase Cupich accepts the crozier of former Cardinal Francis Mundelein at Holy Name Cathedral. (Photo by Antonio Perez-Pool/Getty Images)

Archbishop Cupich Visits Sick Kids At Lurie Children’s Hospital

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.

12/24/2014

Peanuts are offered for sale at Eastern Market on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on June 27, 2008. According to a survey released on June 26, nearly a quarter of Americans are cutting back their spending on food and healthcare thanks to rising fuel prices. AFP PHOTO/SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Medical Trial May Help Offset Peanut Allergies

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?

12/08/2014

Some of the toys and games on Illinois PIRG's "Trouble In Toyland" list of potentially dangerous products for children. (Credit: CBS)

Consumer Safety Group Compiles Annual Dangerous Toys List

Child safety advocates said they’ve seen progress in recent years, but there’s still “Trouble in Toyland” this holiday season.

12/03/2014

(Photo credit: JEFF PACHOUD/AFP/Getty Images)

Doctors Urge CPS To Help Students Adopt Better Sleep Habits

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.

11/21/2014

(Photo credit: ERIC PIERMONT/AFP/Getty Images)

Doctors, Activists Call For Banning Antibiotic Use On Healthy Animals

Several doctors and consumer advocates in Chicago on Thursday warned there’s a much bigger threat to Americans’ health than Ebola: drug-resistant bacteria.

10/23/2014

Ebola virus. (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Two Sick Passengers On Flights From Liberia Being Monitored At Chicago Hospitals

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.

10/21/2014

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (Getty Images)

Rizzo, Konerko Named Team Nominees For Roberto Clemente Award

Rizzo helps run the Anthony Rizzo Foundation that supports cancer research.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2014

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (Getty Images)

Emma: Anthony Rizzo’s Indelible Impact

A cancer survivor himself, Rizzo’s passion is helping sick children and their families through his foundation.

CBS Chicago–05/08/2014

Bella Rodrigues. (Family provided photo)

Community Raises Money For 7-Year-Old Fighting Mystery Heart Ailment

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.

03/04/2014

A family visits with Santa Claus at the Ronald McDonald House in Streeterville. (Credit: Nancy Harty)

Ronald McDonald House Holds Christmas Party For 250 Kids

Santa paid a visit today to some children who are happy to be celebrating Christmas out of the hospital, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.

12/08/2013

DON'T TRUST HER, 'YE, IT'S A TRAP(Credit: Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)

Kanye, Kardashian Seek Donations To Lurie Hospital In Lieu Of Baby Gifts

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.

04/30/2013

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