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Nursing Opportunities Continue To Grow In Chicago

The nursing field is in high demand in Chicago, the job outlook for nurses is expected to continue to increase through the years and opportunities are great in this growing field in health care.


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Woman Charged With Stabbing Nurse At Mother’s Nursing Home

Brandy N. Campbell, 31, was upset with the way her mother’s medication was labeled when she came to the fourth floor of the Monroe Pavilion Health and Treatment Center at 1400 W. Monroe, Cook County prosecutors said at a Sunday bond hearing.


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Chicago Nurse and Author Gets Joy From Treating Oncology Patients

Priscilla Williams also advises that nursing students take a speech class in order to communicate with family members of ill patients.


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Nurse Encourages Chicagoans To Pursue An Outside Minor

Courtney Crenshaw wants to encourage nurses to not only take care in the companies they work for but in their minor studies, too.


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Chicago Nurse Chooses Acupuncture Over Prescription Pills

Many medical professionals today are looking to find ways to help patients improve without filling out prescriptions.


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Higher Education Gives A Chicago Nurse Essential Critical Thinking Skills

Chicago nurse Azella C. Collins explains what a nursing education provides and what upcoming registered nurses must learn outside of the classroom.


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Retired Chicago Nurse To Travel To Liberia

Larry Turner is headed for ground-zero in the battle against Ebola: the West African nation of Liberia. He’s going with the group Partners in Health. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.


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Lawsuit: Nurse At Advocate Christ Initiated Sex With Heart Patient

A lawsuit has been filed against Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn over the alleged sexual advances of a nurse on a heart patient.


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After Taking Wife’s Body To Hospital, Kustok Tells Nurse He’s ‘Life Of The Party’

Allan Kustok lived an apparent double life, maintaining the outward façade of a suburban family man, while carousing and womanizing on the sly, prosecutors said.


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Nurse In Limbo As She Waits Weeks For License From State

The only thing standing between a Wisconsin woman and a new nursing job is the State of Illinois.


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State Reverses Decision To Pull Home Nurse From Young Stroke Patient

Gov. Pat Quinn has ordered a 180-degree turn following a CBS 2 report on the plight of a young medical patient.


Nick Theilgaard (left) collapsed while dining at an Orland Park restaurant, and nurse Sarah Kane (right) and her fiancee performed CPR to save him. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya)

Nurse Saves Teen Who Collapsed At Suburban Restaurant

A pediatric cardiac nurse practitioner and her podiatrist fiancée were in the right place at the right time while out for dinner on Sunday, and a 16-year old boy is still alive due to her quick thinking.


A 21-year-old man who was shot in the back a few blocks away made it to Monroe Baptist Church in Bellwood, where he collapsed at the front door. (Credit: CBS)

Bellwood Shooting Victim Collapses After Fleeing To Church

A man was walking down the street when he was shot in the back in west suburban Bellwood, and where he was walking might have helped save his life.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2013

Dawn Bausone-Gazda (right), a nurse at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, performed CPR on Gerald "Jack" Boekeloo last November, saving his life after he suffered a heart attack outside a White Castle restaurant. (Credit: CBS)

Man Meets Nurse Who Saved His Life After Heart Attack

An Oak Lawn man who survived a massive heart attack has finally met the nurse who performed life-saving CPR while on her lunch hour last fall.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2012

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Southwest Suburban Nurse Charged With Murder, Claims Self-Defense

A southwest suburban nurse stands charged with killing a man during an argument, but her attorney says she acted in self-defense.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2012

Virginia Perillo, 73, was found beaten to death in the garage of her Bridgeport home on Oct. 22, 2011. (Family Photo)

Elderly Woman Beaten To Death At Bridgeport Home

A 73-year-old woman was found beaten to death over the weekend in the garage of her home in Bridgeport.

CBS Chicago–10/24/2011

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Chicago Red Cross Nurse Headed To Tornado-Ravaged Alabama

The American Red Cross of Greater Chicago wasted no time putting nurse Mary Witherspoon to work when she volunteered to work with them at disaster scenes in January.

WBBM Newsradio–04/29/2011

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Medical Examiner: Deceased Patient Shouldn’t Have Had Morphine

A pathologist testified Thursday that the man who died under the care of the so called “death angel” at a Woodstock nursing home was intoxicated with a drug that he should have never received.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2011

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First-Time Marathoner Has Inspirational Story

She’s a nurse who donated a kidney to a co-worker. Now she’s running in Sunday’s Chicago Marathon to help kids fighting cancer.

WBBM Newsradio–10/08/2010