Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Northwestern Memorial Hospital (Credit: CBS)

3 Men Claim Northwestern Malfunction Destroyed Their Frozen Sperm

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.

07/16/2012

Gold Coast Mob Attack

Northwestern Hospital Warns Workers About Recent Mob Attacks

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.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2012

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Suit: Man Injected With Clothing Dye During Angiogram

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.

04/07/2012

Ear Piercings (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Survey: 20 Percent Of Body Piercings Lead To Infections

A Northwestern University research survey at has turned up data showing around 20 percent of all body piercings end up with infections.

WBBM Newsradio–03/02/2012

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (CBS File Photo)

Kirk Upgraded To Good Condition

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.

CBS Chicago–02/06/2012

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk

Kirk Continuing To Make Progress After Stroke

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.

CBS Chicago–01/30/2012

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (left) and his cardiologist, Dr. Jay Alexander (right) [Photo credit: Brian Kersey/Getty Images/CBS]

Kirk’s Doctor Recounts Sen. Kirk’s Health Scare

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.

CBS 2–01/24/2012

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk

Kirk ‘Doing Better Than Expected’ After Stroke

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk’s neurosurgeon said Tuesday that Kirk is doing better than expected after his weekend stroke.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2012

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (CBS File Photo)

Kirk Recovering After Stroke, But Could Face Long Road To Recovery

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) suffered a stroke over the weekend and has undergone surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2012

Katie Widmar

Cancer Survivor Gives Out Blankets, Encouragement To Patients

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.

WBBM Newsradio–12/29/2011

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Big Tax Bill Could Be Coming For Northwestern’s Women’s Hospital

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.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2011

Photo Of Mammography Room (Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Study Links Stress To Breast Cancer

Stressed out? You might want to get it in check. Chicago researchers say stress could be a new risk factor for breast cancer.

CBS 2–11/15/2011

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Hospitals Facing Shortages Of Vital Medicines

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.

CBS 2–10/11/2011

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Groundbreaking Study Seeks To Solve Puzzles About Children’s Heath

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.

WBBM Newsradio–09/28/2011

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Preckwinkle Plans To Begin Collecting Property Taxes From Prentice

For the first time, Cook County could soon be collecting property taxes from one of Chicago’s biggest and most successful hospitals.

CBS 2–08/24/2011

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Three Illinois Hospitals Stripped Of Property Tax Exemption

Three Illinois hospitals have been told they’ll have to start paying property taxes, but the hospitals warn the move will affect everyone’s health care.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2011

Asthma Meter

NU Researchers Seek Better Ways To Treat Asthma

An estimated 300 million people around the world suffer from asthma, and researchers in Chicago are working on ways to improve care.

08/09/2011

R. Kelly

R. Kelly Rushed To Hospital For Emergency Throat Surgery

R&B star R. Kelly underwent emergency throat surgery this week, and his publicist says he will be laid up indefinitely.

CBS Chicago–07/20/2011

A beaming Maggie Daley appeared vibrant during one of her last public appearances as Chicago's first lady. (CBS)

Maggie Daley Was Back In Hospital Last Week

The former first lady of Chicago spent last week in the hospital.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2011

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

Maggie Daley Back In Hospital

Chicago First Lady Maggie Daley is back in the hospital Monday morning, following another health setback.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2011

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