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Experts were predicting a longer and stronger flu season this year.
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.
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.
Documents about the abortion performed for a West Side woman – and her subsequent death – reveal some new details about her final hours last Friday.
U.S. News & World Report placed Northwestern Memorial Hospital as the 12th on its list for best medical centers in the country this year.
Lawyers for three Chicago-area men were demanding answers Monday from Northwestern Memorial Hospital, after their frozen sperm was apparently ruined by a malfunctioning storage system, virtually ending their chances of having children of their own.
A memo has been sent out to thousands of employees of Northwestern Memorial Hospital, warning of two recent mob attacks on doctors – one near Prentice Women’s Hospital, the other a few blocks north of the Northwestern hospital campus.
The attorney for the man who was mistakenly injected with a green dye normally used for clothing during a procedure at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in 2010 called the event “a fiasco” and could not understand how no one in the operating room at the time thought to question what Elijah Goodwin was being given.
A Northwestern University research survey at has turned up data showing around 20 percent of all body piercings end up with infections.
More than two weeks after suffering a stroke and undergoing brain surgery, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) has been upgraded to good condition and doctors said he will soon begin rehabilitation.
Doctors said U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk was continuing to make progress after suffering a stroke more than a week ago and undergoing at least two surgeries to relieve swelling on his brain.
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk’s personal physician, Dr. Jay Alexander, was the first doctor to assess the senator’s symptoms on Saturday. He also helped make the decision that surgery was needed to remove a piece of Kirk’s skull and relieve the pressure from swelling on his brain after Kirk suffered a stroke.
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk’s neurosurgeon said Tuesday that Kirk is doing better than expected after his weekend stroke.
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) suffered a stroke over the weekend and has undergone surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
More than five years now cancer-free, a 24-year-old Chicago woman is now in her fourth year of giving out blankets to hospitalized cancer patients.
The Cook County Assessor’s Office is trying to collect property taxes from Prentice Women’s Hospital at Northwestern, as a dispute continues over the tax-exempt status of hospitals in Illinois.
Stressed out? You might want to get it in check. Chicago researchers say stress could be a new risk factor for breast cancer.
This year, 213 drugs – including many life-saving medications – have been very hard to get. At least 15 deaths nationwide are being blamed on the drug shortage.
A first-of-its-kind nationwide study is expected to provide doctors and parents with new clues about the puzzles of children’s health, and researchers in Chicago are looking for families to take part.
For the first time, Cook County could soon be collecting property taxes from one of Chicago’s biggest and most successful hospitals.