Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Northwestern Memorial Hospital (Credit: CBS)

Union: Northwestern Hospital Closing Cafeteria, Forcing Employees To Unfamiliar Jobs

A workers union at Northwestern Memorial has said more than two dozen cafeteria employees at Northwestern Memorial Hospital will be forced into jobs they weren’t trained for when the cafeteria closes in two weeks.

08/28/2014

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (CBS)

Kirk Promotes Stroke Research Funding, Treatments

The Republican from Highland Park, who suffered a stroke in January 2012, attended a round-table discussion at Northwestern Memorial Hospital with Chicago-area stroke researchers. He emphasized the importance of funding National Institutes of Health research.

04/17/2014

Hospital Bed

With Growing Transplant Waitlists, Doctors Seek More Organ Donors

As Northwestern Memorial Hospital celebrated the 50th anniversary of its first organ transplant, doctors were urging people to sign up as donors as part of National Donate Life Month in April.

04/11/2014

Ice surrounds the boat docks in the harbor at 31st Street Beach as temperatures drop below zero January 27, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. The city is bracing for another round of severe cold as temperatures are expected to drop to -15 to -20 degrees this evening and wind chills are anticipated as low as -25 to -45 degrees through Wednesday morning. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Doctors: Winter Can Be Depressing, But Rarely Seriously

If you feel like being cooped up inside because of the cold weather is making you a little nutty, you’re not alone; but experts say the cold rarely poses a serious psychological problem.

01/28/2014

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy

McCarthy To Have Back Surgery

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy was undergoing back surgery on Thursday, and was expected to be off the job for at least a few days.

11/07/2013

File Photo Of Maggie Daley (Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)

Maggie Daley’s Doctor Leaving Chicago For L.A. Cancer Center

Dr. Steven Rosen has been director of Northwestern’s Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center for 24 years.

10/31/2013

Northwestern Memorial Hospital (Credit: CBS)

Northwestern Memorial Hospital Marks Medical Milestone

On September 12th, surgeons at Northwestern performed their 1500th liver transplant. This achievement comes shortly after the 20 year anniversary of Northwestern’s first liver transplant.

10/22/2013

Krista Easom was treated for complications from melanoma with new therapies. (CBS)

Woman Benefits From Less Invasive Melanoma Treatment

Krista Easom found a bump on her foot and just wanted it removed. Doctors did that, tested the tissue and found out that it was malignant melanoma, the leading cause of skin cancer in the U.S. CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports.

08/22/2013

Northwestern Memorial Hospital (Credit: CBS)

Woman Sues Northwestern After Doctor Posted Drunk Photos

Woman who was treated after an episode of binge drinking alleges a doctor who wasn’t involved in her treatment came into her room, and took pictures of her crying while hooked up to an IV.

08/21/2013

Scales Of Justice

Lawsuits Filed Against Northwestern Over Destroyed Sperm

Forty separate lawsuits—one for each of the patients whose sperm samples were allegedly destroyed while stored in a chamber owned by Northwestern Memorial Hospital—were filed Tuesday.

08/20/2013

Northwestern Memorial Hospital (Credit: CBS)

Protesters Outside Hospital Call For Change In Immigrant Transplant Policy

Protesters gathered outside Northwestern Memorial Hospital Sunday afternoon demanding undocumented immigrants be allowed to get in line for organ transplants.

08/04/2013

Neda and Milos Otic say they were poolside on their rooftop deck last week when a nail-studded 2-by-4 crashed down from the sky. (CBS)

Couple Nearly Hit By Debris From Northwestern Hospital Construction Site

Neda and Milos Otic say they were poolside on their rooftop deck last week when a nail-studded 2-by-4 crashed down from the sky. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.

07/26/2013

Zaheera Abdul-Wright, her husband Tony Wright, and their new baby Nia Aneesa Wright. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya)

Dozens Of Chicago Babies Share Birthday With New British Prince

On the day that Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, gave birth to a boy, babies were being born all over — including at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where 37 babies were born yesterday.

WBBM Newsradio–07/23/2013

Nurses from Prentice Women's Hospital work to deliver a baby girl inside a minivan in the hospital's driveway, as nervous father Marcus Ross looks on, hands on top of his head. (Credit: Kathy Browne)

Woman Gives Birth In Minivan In Prentice Hospital Driveway

Prentice Women’s Hospital nurses came running out after the parents pulled up in the driveway, and less than two minutes later, the baby girl entered the world from the back seat of the minivan.

06/07/2013

Caduceus

Northwestern Hospital Patient Getting Anti-Rabies Shots After Transplant

An Illinois organ transplant recipient is receiving anti-rabies shots after another recipient from the same donor died of the disease.

03/15/2013

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

Early, Hard-Hitting Start For Flu Season This Year

Experts were predicting a longer and stronger flu season this year.

CBS 2–12/18/2012

Prentice Women's Hospital

Fight Over Future Of Prentice Women’s Hospital Still Simmering

The Commission on Chicago Landmarks is expected to soon weigh in on whether to demolish the distinctive concrete cloverleaf building that once housed Prentice Women’s Hospital.

WBBM Newsradio–10/26/2012

Prentice Women's Hospital

Northwestern Seeks To Push Ahead With Old Prentice Hospital Demolition

Northwestern University is mobilizing more support for its plan to tear down the old Prentice Women’s Hospital in Streeterville and put up a new medical research center in its place.

CBS Chicago–09/06/2012

Tonya Reaves (Credit: Facebook)

Documents Shed Light On Woman’s Death After Abortion

Documents about the abortion performed for a West Side woman – and her subsequent death – reveal some new details about her final hours last Friday.

WBBM Newsradio–07/24/2012

Northwestern Memorial Hospital (Credit: CBS)

Northwestern Memorial Ranks 12th On List Of Best Hospitals

U.S. News & World Report placed Northwestern Memorial Hospital as the 12th on its list for best medical centers in the country this year.

07/17/2012

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