Cold Snap Making Annual Lull In Blood Donations WorseThe combination of an extended cold snap, the recent holidays, and the ongoing flu season have led to a 30 percent drop in blood donations for LifeSource, prompting hospitals to keep a close eye on their supplies.
Advocate, NorthShore Hospitals To MergeAdvocate Health Care and NorthShore University HealthSystem plan to join forces to create Advocate NorthShore Health Partners, which would be the largest non-profit hospital system in Illinois.
Skill Shortage: Demand For Nurses In Chicago On The RiseWant to be a nurse? In Chicago, demand for nurses remains high.
Research Suggests Scan Could Find Concussion Trauma In Living PatientsIt's a breakthrough that could help save the lives of athletes who play contact sports. Research conducted partially in Chicago has found a way to diagnose a devastating brain disease for the first time, while the athlete is still alive.